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Lighter Quotes

We’ve collected the best Lighter Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: George Groves, Steve Toltz, Craig Mazin, Peter Paige, Ralph Merkle. Use them as an inspiration.

The lighter I am going into a fight, the more likely I am to get ill.
I think as you get older, there are things that there’s just no light side to, but you know, I guess the more you empathise with people, the more empathy you have, the less you are able to see the lighter side.
Steve Toltz
In my opinion, where comedy sequels tend to go bad is that they get sillier and lighter.
We always try to go back to character: What do they want? What are they doing? What’s in motion that they’re dealing with? When things get particularly heavy, we will take a step back and look at who has some room to have some things lighter, funnier, or sweeter happen.
One of the things that we can say with confidence is that we will have much lighter, much stronger materials, and this will reduce the cost of air flight, and the cost of rockets.
I bought a dodgy gold ring off a guy in Southampton. He told me to check it was real gold by heating it up with a lighter and pressing it against my skin, because real gold doesn’t burn. I still have the scar on my left hand.
Of course there are some actors that are better than others and performances that are better than others, but they’re always embedded in the greater film. They are mediated through the work of so many other people: the director directs, the lighter sets the scene, the editors edit, the music gets put to it.
Going meat-free can make a huge difference. Studies show that vegetarians are, on average, 10 to 20 pounds lighter than meat-eaters and that a vegetarian diet reduces our risk of heart disease by 40 percent and adds seven or more years to our lifespan.
I think less is more when it comes to make-up; this really helps achieve a lighter complexion. Heavy make-up creates a canvas and can dull the skin.
In France today, people no longer eat as much heavy food and fat as they did 15 or 20 years ago. These days, French cooking, through the influence of ‘grande cuisine,’ has become a bit lighter. And we are beginning to discover the original flavors of our produce.
My only mission is to look for fun, the lighter side of life. I spell it fool-osophy.
Yeah, Hitman I suppose is most of the time a lighter read than Preacher; it was always going to be.
I knew exactly what I was, and there was no hang-up with me. None whatsoever. The fact that the pigment of my skin maybe being lighter brown than other people of my race, maybe some of them, but you know our race has all colors.
The lighter the skin, the more acceptable you are. The darker the skin, the more marginalised you become. I want to demonstrate that you can produce beauty in the context of a figure that has that kind of velvety blackness. It can be done.
There are lighter colors of granite and I like to break the rules.
Douglas Wilson
We were playing a small club in San Diego and the power had gone out in the building. Eddie had a lighter and kept us lit backstage. We became very good friends and spent a lot of time together including hearing Eddie sing in some of the bands he was in at the time.
Jack Irons
I don’t have a real attraction or interest to national politics, so I want to see Republicans win across the board in the state of Arizona, because those policies of lower taxes and lighter regulation and strong foreign policy are important to me.
I’m known as a kind of dramatic, serious, almost humorless actor and the fact is, I’m a funny guy, and I spend most of my life trying to find a lighter side of things, and on stage was given plenty of opportunity to do that.
Characters, like people, don’t need to be right – only understood and, perhaps, accepted. We are all grey, lighter and darker, depending on our state of security.
I always like balance. If I’m playing rock music all the time, chances are I’ll start craving some lighter, poppier stuff, both to listen to and to play. I compare music to massage. If someone‘s been working on your back for a long time, you really want them to move down to your legs or something.
I’ve heard that I’ve gotten a lighter complexion, as if I’ve bleached my skin. I think that is so stupid and ludicrous. For those who want to bleach their skin, that’s fine. I just didn’t bleach mine. I’m a black woman. I don’t want to be anything but a black woman.
There’s this issue where I’m really doing well and got hate ’cause I’m too light-skinned. I understand why people say that – throughout history, the lighter you are, that’s how it’s been. But it’s not my fault. My mom and dad had me! I look how I look.
‘Ain’t It Fun,’ which is about entering the real world, is bouncy and shows off Paramore’s lighter side, to the dismay of some of the band‘s fans, who are used to the punk-rock sound.
In ‘Gran Torino,’ Eastwood moves towards the climax of the movie not by staging a shoot-out, but by putting his weapons to one side and confronting the bad guys armed only with a cigarette lighter, guessing that as he reaches for it they will think he’s drawing a pistol.
Rice and vermicelli is a common combination in Arab and Turkish cooking – it has a lighter texture than rice on its own.
Scotland is a much lighter and more fun place than I thought it was. I was miserable when I was there. But it wasn’t Scotland’s fault. It was my circumstances. I was – I hate to say the word humbled – but that’s what it felt like. I was wrong about this place. This is a great place full of very fun people.
If I have to be at work at five A.M., I will get up at three and work out. I run. I do weights. I’m very toned. I’m like every other woman. I’d love to be 10 pounds or 20 pounds lighter. If I’m not, I’m OK with that, too. I’m good as long as I’m healthy.
Marxism, communism, socialism – the ideologies – did not have the automatic answers to the problem of the relations between the lighter and darker races of mankind. They did not even have an answer to anti-Semitism.
I mostly eat healthy. I just do. I’m not a vegan for health reasonsalthough obviously I’m 20 pounds lighter than when I started. I stayed 20 pounds lighter. I feel better. My friends say I look better. All that’s true. But I’m a vegan for compassionate reasons.
Richard was in heavy, heavy costume, he could hardly sit, you know, and I turned up and they put me in two layers of silk, so I played him much lighter – you know, floating around in a pair of slippers, a bit of a hippy.
I’ve been surprised by Austin. I had a cowboy image of the place. It’s a pretty sophisticated city – in some ways, more sophisticated than Boston. And there’s a lighter feel to the place. It’s very good for my spirits.
I do want to focus on shows that are lighter, brighter, more emotional: shows that give the audience a chance to connect and to feel.
I like the extras in life. Concentrating on serious things doesn’t mean you can’t also enjoy the lighter ones.
Playing roles that are intense and damaged has always come more easily to me than doing comedies or lighter stuff – that would be taking a huge risk for me.
Sarah Polley
I’m staying lighter because I want to go back to 145.
Moving Pictures‘ still makes me get into a groove; I love the way it feels. But I’m not nostalgic for old times. I’d love to have that hair again and be 40 pounds lighter, but it’s a tradeoff.

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