Mike Leigh

The whole thing about making films in an organic film on location is that it's not all about characters, relationships and themes, it's also about place and the poetry of place. It's about the spirit of what you find, the accidents of what you stumble across.

Mike Leigh

Most Shared Quotes

Max Roach Jazz is a very democratic musical form. It comes out of a communal experience. We take our respective instruments and collectively create a thing of beauty.
Barbara Corcoran A funny thing happens in real estate. When it comes back, it comes back up like gangbusters.
Charles Rangel The Klan had used fear, intimidation and murder to brutally oppress over African-Americans who sought justice and equality and it sought to respond to the young workers of the civil rights movement in Mississippi in the same way.
Jack Prelutsky Poetry seems to sink into us the way prose doesn't. I can still quote verses I learned when I was very young, but I have trouble remembering one line of a novel I just finished reading.
Eddie Bernice Johnson All issues are women's issues - and there are several that are just women's business.
Shigeru Miyamoto I don't really think of things in terms of legacy or where I stand in the history of Nintendo or anything like that.
Robert Lanza I do not think that there is a reputable scientist on this planet who would advocate using this technology to generate a human child as was just announced.
Nigel Kennedy I'm always improving and I want to get better and never hit a plateau. I find it an amazing adventure.
Victor Hugo Forty is the old age of youth fifty the youth of old age.
Toni Morrison The body is ready to have babies. Nature wants it done then, when the body can handle it, not after 40, when the income can handle it.
Joan Jett We were really grown up for our age and it was an incredible special band.
Sidney Sheldon I love the freedom that the narrative form provides.
J. C. Watts I think in politics, in Congress, you often do things that are Republican, or you do things because you're a Democrat. Sometimes that's good, obviously, and sometimes that's obviously bad. But in the news business, there's no such thing as Republican or Democratic news. News is news.
Paul Prudhomme I think the most wonderful thing in the world is another chef. I'm always excited about learning new things about food.
Carol P. Christ I first became interested in women and religion when I was one of the few women doing graduate work in Religious Studies at Yale University in the late 1960's.
Kevin Pietersen I've had to calm down, I have a kid! It is amazing. It's the best thing ever. Nothing better than it.
Barbara Bush Family and friends and faith are the most important things in your life and you should be building friendships.
Stephen Harper It's the government's obligation to look really to the third parties to get the support to govern.
Oliver Wendell Holmes A new untruth is better than an old truth.
will.i.am Philanthropy is the thing that I am really excited about, and having success means I can do more.

Mike Leigh

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