We have collected the best Instantly Quotes by famous authors including Wilfred Burchett, S.E. Cupp, Gayle King, Nina Garcia, William E. Simon and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.
Of thousands of others, nearer the centre of the explosion, there was no trace. They vanished. The theory in Hiroshima is that the atomic heat was so great that they burned instantly to ashes – except that there were no ashes.
When I decided to see what Nascar was all about in 2005, it was an intellectual project, the same reason I went to the shooting range on West 20th Street and tried shooting a rifle at paper targets. I was addicted to both things instantly.
I wish there was something where you could blink an eye and be somewhere. I’m a very nervous flier. I wish we could get from point A to point B instantly.
When I come home, I need to feel instantly disconnected. In the rest of my life, I feel overstimulated. Here, I want things to be serene and unfussy, full of objects I love – but not too many of them.
Trading demands total concentration and the ability to do several things at once while instantly recalling trading prices from the day, or week, before.
William E. Simon
Innovations, instantly followed by a demented lust for them, now arrive with dizzying speed, not just daily, but in one-hour delivery slots.
It’s glorious to be able to go onto the Internet and hear any kind of music anywhere, from anywhere, and get it instantly. But there’s also something glorious about having a record with a sleeve and looking at the artwork, putting it on the turntable and playing it, there’s still something romantic to me about that.
‘The Living And The Dead’ is one of those scripts that you read and are instantly compelled and engaged by. It’s intelligent, chilling, and engrossing.
But talking about the best bond, then it has to be my mother. I fight with her as much as I love her. Many a times after fighting we instantly start laughing because we know no amount of bickering can ever weaken our bond.
Sourabh Raj Jain
I am one of those guys who could do the most emotional scene and crack a joke instantly. I’m lucky. I’m just like an idiot savant. I have one enormously enjoyable, pleasurable – for me – talent, which is being able to act.
The first film I can remember seeing on TV was ‘The Brides of Dracula.’ I was instantly hooked.
Only the film industry can make you an overnight success. Unlike other jobs where you have to work your way up, here you can reach dizzying heights of fame instantly.
In Hollywood, you play a mom and instantly, you’ve got osteoporosis.
Clean out a corner of your mind and creativity will instantly fill it.
When I was briefed on the shots of ‘Kabhi Yaadon Mein,’ all I could think of was Darjeeling as the perfect scenery to shoot the soulful track and the entire team instantly agreed upon this.
Divya Khosla Kumar
I love pampering myself, so going for a massage or getting a mani-pedi makes me feel instantly better. When my nails are done I feel so much better – it’s the little things that make me so happy, and you literally feel polished.
An intellectual challenge presents itself? I am in bliss. Instantly, it brings forth the notion of triumph.
I don’t know how to relax. I get so edgy and instantly I’m ready to go. I don’t like to waste any time. I try to use up every minute until I get tired, and then go home, rest for an hour, and then go. But I don’t ever actually relax.
Anyone that has been lucky enough to go to the races and witness the magnificent spectacle of a competitive race will know how people like me can instantly fall in love with the power and beauty of race horses in full gallop.
It was amazing chatting with the very talented Palak Mucchal. We had so much in common, we instantly connected.
Twitter is wonderful. You can kill rumours instantly.
Finding original source material is not easy, but when something special like ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ comes along, everybody recognized it. I wasn’t swimming against the stream. Warner Brothers immediately supported it, Tom Cruise signed on instantly; Emily Blunt, who was our first choice, signed on immediately.
It’s so funny because as a parent you kind of just fall into your roles. Nate loves to change a diaper more than anybody should because he knows he’s instantly solved something. I’m the one that’s up all night and in the morning because I need barely any sleep.
When the simple word processors came in, writing became crisper, less dense – just because of the way we could instantly edit on the screen. Now the ability to mash up words and pictures and links and songs and tweets is what matters. I can’t imagine what writing will be like in 2154.
A policy of knowing your replacement is one of the best ways to drive a growth culture. It anticipates and eliminates the most harmful politics in leadership for an expanding company and instantly sets the right tone for a high-talent, growth-mindset executive team.
I remember my doctors examining my vocal cords and asking if I had an eating disorder, and I instantly said no. But then my mom, who was in the room with me, said my name in her ‘mom voice,’ and I just lost it. I didn’t realize that she knew or that anyone knew.
Democrats believe, plausibly, that middle-class entitlements are instantly addictive and, because there is no known detoxification, that class, when facing future choices between trimming entitlements or increasing taxes, will choose the latter.
When I was approached to do a digital show where I will be giving away hair and make-up tips, I instantly got excited because that is something I like to do.
The truth is that I’m an idiot. I am. I don’t do things by the rules sometimes. I say things that I probably shouldn’t say. I push buttons. I deserve to be made fun of. And I feel like, as soon as you can make fun of something, it instantly removes the fear.
Pick up a rifle and you change instantly from a subject to a citizen.
Don’t name it, as they say, because instantly you offer it to this peculiar authority.
Let a man get up and say, Behold, this is the truth, and instantly I perceive a sandy cat filching a piece of fish in the background. Look, you have forgotten the cat, I say.
The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.
A tea set is good for a newborn girl. It is a gift that instantly makes the room a girl’s room.
When you know you’re gonna have the opportunity to shoot the ball, because the coach draws up the play at the timeout, boom instantly you think about the play, you kind of like block away everything, and you think about the play and you kind of visualize yourself making the shot that you’re gonna take.
Coming out of Dallas and doing commercial work in Dallas – if you had improv background in Dallas, then you were instantly shot to the top of the list of commercial bookings because they loved improvisers because you could elevate the material.
I liked back in the sixties where you’d turn on the radio and go ‘Oh that’s Hendrix, that’s Creedence Clearwater, that’s The Doors, there’s The Grass Roots, The Monkees, there’s Big Brother.’ You could just instantly hear it and tell. But in the eighties and nineties there’s no way you could do that.
Sometimes in international politics, the better part of wisdom is to defer dangers rather than try to eliminate them altogether instantly.
When I was growing up, I had three channels, and I didn’t know what happened in the Philippines instantly if it happened. Now you can be on the Internet and find out what’s going on in Zimbabwe. It’s changed.
Anybody who instantly goes from being a poet and a graduate student to being a public figure has to be in a state of shock. First people want to praise you, and then they want to attack you. No one can prepare you for it.
Billions of photos are shot every year, and about the toughest thing a photographer can do is invent an original, deeply personal, instantly recognizable visual style. In the early nineties, Wolfgang Tillmans did just that, transforming himself into a new kind of artist-photographer of modern life.
‘Flying In A Blue Dream’ was quite automatic. I was working on another song, and I took a break and picked up my acoustic guitar, tuned it strangely, and instantly wrote the tune. It’s funny how you can struggle with one piece and write a better one in a minute. Usually, when things come easy, it means it’s good.
The digital camera is a great invention because it allows us to reminisce. Instantly.
If you want your film to be instantly green-lit, your first approach is not to go to a relatively unknown English actor. They’re not going to throw millions of dollars at you for that.
The music I make doesn’t really sound like anybody else, like when you listen to a song by me, you instantly know it’s 24K.
I’ve heard people on panels say, ‘You must have a Web site. You need to tweet. Repeat the title of your book constantly,’ and I just want to say, ‘Shut up. Everything you’re saying is wrong.’ People will know instantly if your only motivation for tweeting is to sell books.
The first film that I saw of Shammi Kapoor was ‘Bhramachari.’ I instantly fell in love with the film and connected with Shammiji. His style was natural and unique.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali
In May 2013, my lawyer Dmitry Dinze filed a complaint about the conditions at PC-14 with the prosecutor’s office. The deputy head of the colony, Lieutenant Colonel Kupriyanov, instantly made conditions at the camp unbearable.
When I came to the United States in 2004 to attend university at Stanford, I was instantly inspired by the stories and advice from startup leaders in Silicon Valley and beyond, who had endeavoured to create new opportunities and improve lives around the world.
One day, I was flipping through the channels and I happened to flip the channel onto wrestling. I had never seen it before; I didn’t know what it was. I was hooked instantly.
Those of us who were 12 or 13 when the war started were absolutely thrown into the mainstream. We had to grow up instantly and take care of ourselves.
I’ve always been a little more narrative, a little more linear, a little more direct. People instantly want to classify that as something retro. It’s just a way of writing songs.
It’s pretty cool I’m known for FIFA. If you think of KSI, people instantly think, ‘Ah, that FIFA YouTuber.’ I didn’t think I would be up there as the ambassador of FIFA on YouTube, but I’ll take it.
In 2006, when doing a live stage show in Ireland, I tried for the first time to instantly induct a subject on stage, something I had never done before, nor did I know if it would ever work. The result almost cost me my career; the man I grabbed and instantly inducted went out cold and fell to the floor.
It instantly felt like, for me as an actor that I justified, I was able to draw a direct relation between Chris the actor and being George Washington.
With the Internet, we can communicate instantly across the globe, but the net also makes it possible for us to shrink ever further into our own skins – a state of being that neither suits the human temperament nor provides ground for further growth.
In November 2004, U.S. occupation forces launched their second major attack on the city of Falluja. The press reported major war crimes instantly, with approval.
As an Indian, you feel easily connected with certain histories in places like Indonesia, where one sees, because of the presence of the Hindu-Buddhist past, Hindus still living there or Muslims performing rituals that are instantly familiar.
Cancer runs in our family. I lost my grandmother to it. There’s a saying that you meet people and instantly know them. My grandmother and I had that. The first time my heart was broken was when my grandmother passed away. I was twenty-one.
Cote de Pablo
Smell is something that attracts me instantly. So if the guy smells nice, there is an instant attraction.
Putin really assumed that once Trump – who had such clear admiration for him – was elected, it would be convenient for Trump to change the relationship with Russia profoundly and instantly.
That’s what it is, once you find a man that loves you, you instantly have no choice but to give him all the respect in the world.
I protest that if some great Power would agree to make me always think what is true and do what is right, on condition of being turned into a sort of clock and would up every morning before I got out of bed, I should instantly close with the offer.
Internet has created the ability to connect people instantly.
It’s such a stupid thing to sign a band and then demand a hit right away to instantly recoup the money. The point is, you have to do it by building your own following, and that is not necessarily done by writing instant hits.
If a player has jewelry or a cool car, people in Germany are instantly jealous.
Two or three notes of music can instantly make you feel sad or tense or afraid or angry. To do that in words is much more difficult.
Parents shouldn’t assume children are made out of sugar candy and will break and collapse instantly. Kids don’t. We do.
Most youngsters are so well-connected with the rock music circle that they will know instantly if I attempt to imitate any rock star.
When you’re working with a big star, you always wonder what it’s going to be like. Hugh Jackman puts you at ease within 10 minutes. He has such a wonderful energy and is so generous when you’re doing a scene. He’s just so funny and friendly and playful – he instantly becomes your friend.
Ni Main Yaar Manana Ni’ is a cult classic and also one of my favourite songs from a Yash Chopra movie. The song is about never giving up on one’s love and I connected instantly with it when I first heard it.
I run into a lot of people who are instantly filled with ridicule at the idea that someone wouldn’t eat meat.
If I catch one of my fans saying something improper, a gay slur or any derogatory term, I instantly tweet directly at them and say, ‘This isn’t how we do it.’
Twitter is fun because it lets me stay in touch with all my original readers who grew up with my books. I love hearing from readers instantly on Twitter.
R. L. Stine
In Australia, we point out a person’s weaknesses as a way of saying ‘I see you and I accept you’. If you do that with Americans, they instantly take offence.
Truth is seldom appreciated and never understood, whereas a flattering lie is always appreciated and instantly understood.
I grew up using maps and having a sense of direction, and now I have a phone. I used to try to remember numbers, and now I… can just call them up instantly. And that’s great. But what’s happening right now is that we’re in a phase of human evolution where we’re merging with machines.
Advertising must respect the intelligence of its audience and if it does not prompt them to think, it will be instantly dismissed.
Every music composer has his or her own distinct style. If I listen to any song by – say Mithoon or AR Rahman – I’ll instantly know it’s been composed by them.
Something that can instantly lift my mood is hitting the gym with a friend.
I love knit dresses! You’re instantly put together and they’re super flattering.
I’ve always been very independent, and I love being able to enjoy different parts of music. It’s amazing to be able to hear the sound in your head and instantly make it come to life.
Working is not instantly rewarding. It’s a long process, and it’s much easier to just feed whatever dopamine cycles exist in your brain in instant gratification ways. I get it; I do it.
Sometimes, you connect with people instantly, or you take time.
It is a little bit demoralizing to work a show, and you just try so many times to get something, and the creator just keeps saying, ‘No, not that.’ Then they just instantly come up with something.
We’d love to see a world where Venmo added support on the blockchain, then a Circle customer could pay a Venmo customer using their QR code or their blockchain address – and go between those instantly and for free.
I’m very perverse. If someone tells me I have to read a book, I’m instantly disinclined to do so.
Growing up, it was uncool to admit that your family had any money. And then, instantly, money was cool. In Reagan’s parlance, it was about freedom of the individual, which was freedom to be greedy… individual versus society. There was a weird seduction in that, which I still feel.
John Cameron Mitchell
It’s a relief to hear the rain. It’s the sound of billions of drops, all equal, all equally committed to falling, like a sudden outbreak of democracy. Water, when it hits the ground, instantly becomes a puddle or rivulet or flood.
I’m a one-woman guy. I think that if you can find someone you want to spend the rest of your life with, you should marry them instantly, and try to stay married.
Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Because nobody wanted to play bass, I was instantly in a band.
Clothes allow you to see yourself in a different light. They can transform you instantly and have a very real, visceral impact. Clothes become symbolic of who we are.
A sushi chef has to spot the best-quality fresh fish instantly.
My father described this tall lady who stands in the middle of the New York harbor, holding high a torch to welcome people seeking freedom in America. I instantly fell in love.
It’s funny now how much we look at – whatever you want to call it: art, design, culture stuff, film – online, and how in the online world, you’re instantly global.
When an old tape machine makes pitch wobble, some people would say that compromises fidelity and would try to get rid of it. But to me that wobble adds richness, it instantly brings back the feelings you associate with old recordings.
Costume, hair and makeup can tell you instantly, or at least give you a larger perception of who a character is. It’s the first impression that you have of the character before they open their mouth, so it really does establish who they are.
Defying genre conventions is instantly a risky move.
The first intimation I had that the Yankees were for sale was through an item to that effect in the newspapers. The idea instantly occurred to me that here was a prospect to become interested in a major-league club at home.
On overnight flights, I have trained myself to get to sleep almost instantly after takeoff. I always listen to the same audiobook on my iPod so my brain knows, regardless of time zone, that that voice means it’s time for bed.
It’s not that I have resisted songwriting, it’s just not something I felt I have had to do. I’ve just not woken up and thought, I must do this. But I have often heard music that I have instantly felt ‘I have to sing that song’.
Every technology company should have a red button somewhere in the headquarters where, if they realize they’ve caused more societal harm than they expected and done more harm than good, they press the button, and the company dissolves instantly.
That’s just the way the world’s going – everything has to be so instantly commercial that it kills anything that’s a little bit underground instantly.
Make an empty space in any corner of your mind, and creativity will instantly fill it.
The goal is to become the central hub of publishing, where we have all the written material – user-generated and professional. We want to be the place where people can publish instantly to their audiences… and to get there, it’s just about doing things step by step.
‘House of Style’ changed my life. I literally had no experience in front of a TV camera before, and there I was taking over for Rebecca Romijn. My exposure heightened instantly.
When I want to quickly take a measurement, I use my Stanley Laser Distance Measurer. You just put it on the wall, and it shoots a laser and instantly tells you the exact distance to the other wall within a fraction of an inch.
But a large symphony orchestra basically is a repertory company and it has a very enormous repertoire and it is important for the performers to be able to know how to shift focus so that they instantly become part of the sound world that a particular repertoire demands.
Michael Tilson Thomas
The focus around Circle China is really cross-border payments. If I’m a parent in China and my son is studying at London Business School, I might want to send 500 RMB. I should be able to do that and have my child instantly receive it as pounds sterling, in the same way people do that with instant messages today.
The writing process, the way I go about it is I do whatever the beat feels like, whatever the beat is telling me to do. Usually when the beat comes on, I think of a hook or the subject I want to rap about almost instantly. Within four, eight bars of it playing I’m just like, ‘Oh, OK. This is what I wanna do’.
When I found out my mother wanted me to marry a rich man, I instantly didn’t want any rich man.
Initially, when ‘Scam’ was released and it instantly became huge, I did feel the pressure. Everyone kept telling me that my next move will decide my career, that I had to choose wisely and be double sure of what I do next. But when I thought about it, I realised there’s no formula to this.
What the interconnected age in which we live allows us to do is instantly connect with each other.
Inside every TV star is a movie star screaming to get out, and Donna Frenzel, with whom I’m guessing you’re not instantly familiar, made George Clooney a movie star once and for all in the first ten minutes of his fifth feature, 1998’s ‘Out of Sight.’
The enjoyment of life would be instantly gone if you removed the possibility of doing something.
In the past, missionaries have traveled to far countries with the message of the gospel – with great hardship and often with the loss of life. In contrast, we can reach millions instantly from the comfort of our homes by merely hitting the ‘send’ button on our computers, or with iPads, or phones.
I moisturise my feet every day with Scholl Dry Skin Instant Recovery Cream, a non-greasy cream which leaves my feet feeling soft and supple instantly.
Some days if I am not feeling great or I feel a bit down or anxious, I just go for a run and I instantly feel better. Despite all the technology we use in training these days, it remains an amazingly simple way to energise your mind.
Don’t get me wrong: there are aspects of buying music online that I love. Instantly being able to hear a song the moment it crosses your mind? Where’s the downside? However, I do feel for those too young to remember the thrill of going record shopping.
I was in preschool and a girl actually kissed me on the cheek. I didn’t know what to do. I didn’t know what it meant, so I instantly grabbed her face and kissed her on the lips. And, then I got suspended.
One belongs to New York instantly. One belongs to it as much in five minutes as in five years.
Guardiola knows that the little details that can make us better. He analyses the game instantly – that’s his biggest strength, his best characteristic.
My latest decorating obsession is dipping – like painting the bottom of things. I’ve done it to almost every terra-cotta pot in my house. Every African vase I have is painted gold on the bottom. It’s so fun and easy, and it instantly livens up a piece. You feel like you’ve really accomplished something.
You can be instantly scared. You can be instantly happy. So why can’t you be instantly romantically in love? I think when it happens, it’s because you are ready to fall in love.
The people in Iraq lived essentially good lives. They had brilliant health and education systems. Saddam actually created an incredible infrastructure in a very difficult country, but they were a Mafia family. If you said anything against that regime or that family you would be killed instantly.
If you’re totally sedentary and eat 2,500 calories a day, don’t instantly go to 1,200 calories and hours of aerobics – your weight loss will be sudden and violent, but also fleeting.
Breaking gender norms just comes instantly as soon as a boy is comfortable and confident enough to put on makeup.
My generation of playwrights have grown up writing for studio theatres, and so the task of writing for more than ten or so actors is a huge challenge. Logistically, it’s like doing an enormous Sudoku. Making sure everyone is in the right place at the right time in the right order instantly sends me into a cold sweat.
Music is sunshine. Like sunshine, music is a powerful force that can instantly and almost chemically change your entire mood. Music gives us new energy and a stronger sense of purpose.
When I read the script of ‘Karu,’ there was a spark within, and I instantly connected with the story. I was emotionally attached to the story. After we finished shooting, I was so attached to the kid who played my daughter, I wanted to adopt her. That’s how strong my emotional attachment was with the role and the story.
Everything gleamed or glinted on TV in the ’70s, from the ‘flavor crystals’ in Folgers coffee to the yellow dentures dipped in Polident and instantly restored to pristine, piano-key whiteness.
Each time you take a good picture, you have the wonderful feeling of exhilaration… and almost instantly, the flip side. You have this terrible, terrible anxiety that you’ve just taken your last good picture.
When most people think about Nevada, they often instantly associate us with the glitz and glamour of the Las Vegas Strip.
When someone dies instantly, then I think the well of grief and disbelief all mixed in with it is unfathomable. And when murder is involved, that just takes it into a whole new place. There is an extra dimension you just can’t compute or deal with.
‘Tum Jo Mile’ came as a surprise. Vivek and Kumaar sir, who has written the song, sent me the track just to listen. I was in London at the time for my world tour. I heard the song, and I fell in love with it instantly.
When we’re in the U.S., my kids instantly start snacking all the time. I don’t know how it happens. There is just more food available all the time. There aren’t all these little different varieties of snack foods in France.
There is an ancient legend which warns that, should we ever learn our true origin, our universe will instantly be destroyed.
Instant access to anything is the future. So if you need a tutor or a baby sitter or a massage or any service, it’s going to be instantly available, 24 hours a day, through your phone, with one click.
Then I think the sense of it being one community breaks down; but if you know instantly and respond within twenty-four hours, it’s a very different sort of situation.
If I get something wrong on air, I get 1,000 emails correcting me instantly, and most of our story suggestions come from viewers.
I wish I could say that I saw Barcelona playing on TV and fell in love with football instantly, but I’m from Colorado and Fox Soccer Channel was pretty expensive.
I treat every song like a different character. It is good that people recognise my voice instantly, but as an artiste, I always try and bring some variety with each of them.
The super awesomeness would be a portable teleportation machine that I could take with me. I go wherever I want, and then I can go from there to wherever I want. Instantly. Without having to go through TSA. One can wish.
I feel like any time John Oliver is added to something, the comedy is instantly there. He’s so funny.
I love wearing wigs because they’re instantly transformational.
My parents taught me to react quickly when temptation comes and to say ‘No!’ instantly and emphatically. I recommend that same counsel to you. Avoid temptations.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
It’s not very interesting to establish sympathy for people who, on the surface, are instantly sympathetic. I guess I’m always attracted to people who, if their lives were headlines in a newspaper, you might not be very sympathetic about them.
When I was a kid, I wanted to be serious, like Daniel Day-Lewis. No one really dreams of being a comic actor, do they? Now I realise how stupid that is – and it’s because comic acting isn’t taken seriously enough. It’s a discipline. You know instantly – either you’re funny and getting the laughs, or you’re not.
Woodstock happened in August 1969, long before the Internet and mobile phones made it possible to communicate instantly with anyone, anywhere. It was a time when we weren’t able to witness world events or the horrors of war live on 24-hour news channels.
That’s Quentin. He’s an absolute master of his own fate. If he agrees with you, he’ll change his mind instantly. If he thinks that he’s right, there’s no way you can get him to change his mind.
It doesn’t matter if you’re sad or hung-over or lazy or tired – a workout will get your endorphins pumping, and you’ll feel like a new person almost instantly.
I once set myself a deadline: half a chapter a week, 20 minutes a day. The thought froze me instantly, like literary Botox. I returned to my non-schedule: sleeping, writing 20 minutes, and then back to sleep. Breakfast in bed, with juice congealing on the sill: pages and pages began to pour out again.
Smile. It instantly lifts the face, and it just lights up the room.
The Internet has changed everything. We expect to know everything instantly. If you don’t understand digital communication, you’re at a disadvantage.
In 1977, while I was performing in a play in Cardiff, a friend introduced me to a striking redhead called Myfanwy Talog, famed for her appearances on Welsh television with the comedy duo Rees and Ronnie. We were instantly smitten and eventually moved in together, sharing 18 happy years.
I was very surprised to learn how many cancer survivors are out there and how they instantly rallied to my support.
I’m prone to getting dark circles under my eyes when I’m tired, so I l use cover-up and instantly feel more confident.
There is only one true thing: instantly paint what you see. When you’ve got it, you’ve got it. When you haven’t, you begin again. All the rest is humbug.
Fake eyelashes can instantly give me a more dramatic look and also help to accentuate my eyes, which are a focal point to achieving the Lion Babe look.
It’s great that I can look up a fact instantly on my cellphone, but I miss the days in my room with a dog-eared, text-heavy paperback, immersed in the statistics of crime and punishment and lunacy, completely alone with the narrative of human depravity.
I met this group of stunt people and it was like, I had found family instantly. We’re all a variety of different personalities, but whatever that mutual joy or appreciation of the work is, I’d not felt it like that before. It was, ‘Yeah, I’d like to do this forever.’
Of course I went and got ‘Breaking Dawn’ at midnight the night it came out and read it instantly. I was like, ‘Yes!’
Christ hath instituted Baptism as a bath, to wash away the anger, and hath put into us the Noble Stone, viz. the water of eternal life, for an earnest-penny, so that instantly in our childhood we might be able to escape the wrath.
The first rule is you have to create a reality that makes the reader want to come back and see what happens next. The way I tried to do it, I’d create characters that the reader could instantly recognize, and hopefully bond with, and put them through situations that keep the reader on the edge of their seat.
I instantly chucked my academic ambitions and began writing fiction full-time.
Five and forty steps the sky will burn. Fire approaching the large new city. Instantly a great thin flame will leap, when someone will want to test the Normans.
I think it’s really important, especially with the work space, to create a place that makes people feel creative, where they feel safe, and they feel like they’re instantly connected.
In the future, when people look back at the early days of Bitcoin, they’ll say, ‘It was so obvious that the ability to move money anywhere, instantly, at near-zero cost would be a huge success.
‘Upside Down’ is a fantasy love story. It’s about love at first sight – when you just fall in love instantly and will battle any obstacle to be with that girl.
I instantly connect to certain characters and scripts.
It’s a competitive business, and everybody wants to be the best. And when there’s a new guy coming in, and there’s buzz about him, ‘Oh, he was a pro football player,’ you instantly have people that don’t like you because they’re afraid you’re going to take their spot.
It’s a long road of paying your dues. Each and every person that’s in this business has to go down that road. Some people may not have to. Some people may be given that road instantly because of who they are.
I got a crash-course education in urban fantasy. I suddenly had to look up all these other writers I was supposed to be in a genre with. I instantly had to become an expert in this genre I knew almost nothing about.
Microprocessors were instantly attractive to us because you could build something for a fraction of the cost of conventional electronics. That’s essentially what we did with the Traf-O-Data computer – only it was too narrow and challenging an area to try to build a service business in.
I like a girl that takes pride in her appearance – looks are important to me, but it’s also important she gets on with my friends and family. If my parents don’t like a girl, then she’s instantly a no-go.
There’s all these ways to instantly communicate – cars, computers, telephone and transportation – and even with all that, it’s so hard to find people and have an honest communication with them.
Being launched into a show with two million viewers every night made me instantly famous. I found it quite difficult to deal with but it got easier.
The fact is, people in some communities have been conditioned to instantly feel safe when they see a police car. Others see one and instantly feel anxiety.
Geometric shapes hold an energy pattern, and scientists did some experiments which say certain geometric shapes can affect matter around them. It’s simply because when a human looks at a shape, they instantly receive energy from their brain.
The only time I’m not Hulk Hogan is when I’m behind closed doors because as soon as I walk out the front door, and somebody says hello to me, I can’t just say ‘hello’ like Terry. When they see me, they see the blond hair, the mustache, and the bald head, they instantly think Hulk Hogan.
As soon as ‘Still D.R.E.’ starts playing, you know what it is because of the melody. Most of the world’s biggest records are less chord-driven. They have that instantly recognizable sound.
My name is Bruce Feiler, and I’m an explainaholic. I first heard this word used to describe Isaac Asimov, and I knew instantly that I suffered from the same condition. It’s the incurable desire to tell, shape, share, occasionally exaggerate, often elongate, and inevitably bungle a good story.
When you meet someone new who instantly gets you, your sense of humor and your attitudes and your worldview, even if theirs are different – and you get them in return. You both talk and talk and agree and laugh and nod and yes, yes, of course you should get another round of drinks.
I take pride in working very hard. You need to understand that hard work doesn’t instantly pay off. My career grew gradually and taught me a lesson every step of the way.
I love yoga, and I love circuit training where you can do five exercises, 15-20 reps of each exercise, and I do it five times in a row – it only takes twenty minutes, and you can do it anywhere. You feel instantly better.
The idea that we can actually have an impact on places more or less instantly, too, by responding in some way or not responding, I think, also makes it true.
The dumber half of the audience – whether they’re male or female, and a lot of them are male – for some reason responds very quickly to the feminine voice. How can I put it? They kind of instantly react to the female voice in a positive way quicker than they would the male voice.
When I’m doing a one-on-one with somebody, I have to speak in a language that that person can understand, using a vocabulary that they instantly get, and I always have to feel my way around to figure that out. It’s a lot of fun, and it’s also really challenging – challenging in a different way from performing.
He can’t have any friends and maintain his secret identity as Spider-Man. He can’t even have a normal sex life. He’s a national hero, yet he’s a recluse. He’s instantly recognized by the public, but he cant tell anyone who he is.
When I moved to London at age 16, tired of the shuffle around other people’s houses and ready to live on my own, I met my English brother and sister, who instantly claimed me as family.
How many times have you opened a book, read the first few sentences and made a snap decision about whether to buy it? When it’s your book that’s coming under this casual-but-critical scrutiny, you want the reader to be instantly hooked. The way to accomplish this is to create compelling opening sentences.
I always feel like you can tell when somebody’s motivator is love or power. You can tell almost instantly by how they do what they do.
One encounter with Jesus Christ is enough to change you, instantly, forever.
I got an email saying we were nominated for a Grammy, and I instantly thought it was a joke. So I started Googling the nominees, and there we were!
It’s very important to write things down instantly, or you can lose the way you were thinking out a line. I have a rule that if I wake up at 3 in the morning and think of something, I write it down. I can’t wait until morning – it’ll be gone.
Assuming ill motives almost instantly cuts us off from truly understanding why someone does and believes as they do.
What really fascinates me is this need that is so strong now that if you read a work of the imagination you instantly have to say, ‘Oh, what this really is is so-and-so,’ reducing it to a simple formula.
I had a second-degree-blue-belt test, and I broke two boards with my right foot, and the next day I walked into school, and no one ever picked on me again. I suddenly believed in myself and respected myself. I had some inkling of my power, so the bullying stopped instantly.
You don’t have to be alone with your thoughts anymore. You don’t have to process anything. You can call up someone to do something to instantly make you sort of feel better.
When you meet a new woman who does stand-up, it is instantly like, ‘Yes! In the gang’. Because you know the logistics of the job: they travel a lot, it’s lonely in dressing rooms, you know that they have bad gigs. That means they don’t have to prove themselves to me.