It’s too bad that there aren’t as many light comedies around in the movies as there were when I was making pictures like ‘The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer.’ The boys are just not writing them. Many writers are more serious now than they used to be, and that’s showing up in all phases of entertainment.
I didn’t pretend to know Eli at all, but even so, I’d noticed that his manner was slightly hard to read. It was something in the way he talked that made it difficult to tell whether he was kidding or serious or what. This bothered me. Or intrigued me. Or both.
I think the producers, for the most part, don’t want to see prices skyrocket because that will only create problems for them down the road and would also be a, you know, would be a very serious shock for a world economy that can’t afford serious shocks right now.
Serious-minded people have few ideas. People with ideas are never serious.
Sitting with a deck of cards in your hand all day is an obsession. Visiting print shops and bookstores and libraries is an obsession. And writing about this is an obsession. I think, in general, most collectors are obsessed. I think the only form of a rationalized greed is when you’re collecting something you are...
I don’t want what Shaun Cassidy gets. I am a serious actress.
I was ten when I got my first serious beating. It was rough.
I always feel like an interloper when I do serious drama. It’s my own paranoia.
I do think deception… There’s something kind of odd about tricking people for a living, but ultimately, it’s a remarkably honest profession, when you think about it. If you violate that code, and you say you’re not using camera tricks, and then you do, I actually think that’s a kind of serious moral issue.
I have serious hearing loss. I’m challenged if I don’t have my hearing aids in.
Power when wielded by abnormal energy is the most serious of facts.
I guess I strike people as very serious, or very intense.
I was a very serious young man, very committed to saving the world.
I like to see people laugh who are normally serious.
I think that if you are a serious writer, you are almost obligated to provide the intelligent average reader with something that they can relate to and care about. If you are writing only for a tiny elite, then that surely should sound alarm bells.
I try to play serious scenes a little funny and the comedy a little serious.
When I was a younger actor, I would try to keep it serious all day. But I have found, later on, that the lighter I am about things when I’m going to do a big scene that’s dramatic and takes a lot out of you, the better off I am when I come to it.