Quotes by tension
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American movie director and actor 1935 -
Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.
American writer 1923-
1 jast think it's bad to talk about one's present work, for it spoils something at the root of the creative act. It discharges the tension.
American filmmaker, screenwriter, and actor 1942-
All I try to do is create an atmosphere that seems comfortable enough, that it removes tension and everyone feels free. If they feel free then behaviour happens, small moments happen and that's what ultimately works the best for me.
Carl von Clausewitz
Prussian general and military 1780-1831
Any move made in a state of tension will be of more important, and will have more results, than it would have made in a state of eqilibrium. In times of maximum tension this importance will rise to an infinite degree.Source: On War (1832)
Canadian literair criticus 1912-1991
Between religion's ''this is'' and poetry's ''but suppose this is,'' there must always be some kind of tension, until the possible and the actual meet at infinity.
Andrew Coyle Bradley
American lawyer 1844-1902
But, in addition, there is, all through the tragedy, a constant alternation of rises and falls in this tension or in the emotional pitch of the work, a regular sequence of more exciting and less exciting sections.
American writer 1923-
I think it's bad to talk about one's present work, for it spoils something at the root of the creative act. It discharges the tension.
Henry Louis Mencken
American journalist and critic 1880-1956
I write in order to attain that feeling of tension relieved and function achieved which a cow enjoys on giving milk.
American actor and filmmaker. 1972-
I've consciously taken on material that's a bit too much for me but not an overreach. The first movie, just about performances. 'The Town,' I learned how to work broader material, develop tension, direct bigger scenes, action sequences. 'Argo,' I experimented with film stock, widened the scope of my geography.
American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
It is the tension between creativity and skepticism that has produced the stunning and unexpected findings of science.
C. Neil Strait
American priest and author 1934-2003
Life lived amidst tension and busyness needs leisure. Leisure that recreates and renews. Leisure should be a time to think new thoughts, not ponder old ills.
Carmen Agra Deedy
American author of children’s literature
Listen to great storytellers; slowly, you will learn about voice, timing, tension, structure, climax - all the things you need to tell stories that will capture the imagination of your audience.
American Essayist 1934-
Many people I know in Los Angeles believe that the Sixties ended abruptly on August 9, 1969, ended at the exact moment when word of the murders on Cielo Drive traveled like brushfire through the community, and in a sense this is true. The tension broke that day. The paranoia was fulfilled.
American journalist 1971-
No matter how hard we strive for objectivity, writers are biased toward tension - those moments in which character is forged and revealed.
American singer-songwriter 1949-
Pessimism and optimism are slammed up against each other in my records, the tension between them is where it's all at, it's what lights the fire.
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