We’ve collected the best Right Word Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Davis Guggenheim, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Eva Braun, Anna Deavere Smith, Catherine Drinker Bowen. Use them as an inspiration.
If a movie can take you to the place that I’ve been to, and the audience can experience what I’ve experienced, then I feel – success might not be the right word, but I’m satisfied that I did my job.
At Cornell University, my professor of European literature, Vladimir Nabokov, changed the way I read and the way I write. Words could paint pictures, I learned from him. Choosing the right word, and the right word order, he illustrated, could make an enormous difference in conveying an image or an idea.
Friends sometimes ask me, ‘When you get the ball what are you thinking?’ But you do not have time to think. You have to do it. It’s not instinct; that’s not the right word, but it’s how you feel in this moment. You sense it. It’s trained, but it’s trained inside you. It makes you faster in the moment.
It’s rude to not try and look up-to-date. Is rude the right word? Yes! It’s rude – rude to other people.
I feel like every role you take, there’s a part of you that obviously feels like you can do it. I don’t know if perfect is the right word because I don’t believe in perfection. I don’t think it exists.
Fun wouldn’t be the right word… it was the most difficult, challenging, physical, extraordinary stretch I’ve ever had to make, in all those wild regards.
‘Pigeonholed‘ isn’t the right word, because I feel like I’ve had a very wide range of characters that I’ve been allowed to play.
I think I’m very consistent, that’s the right word.
I think you can get to a point where nihilism, if that’s the right word, is overwhelming, and the basic laws that society has set up – either religious or social laws – become meaningless.