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Suspend Quotes

We’ve collected the best Suspend Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Kemi Badenoch, Tom Hanks, Graeme Murphy, Jerry Saltz, Richard Dean Anderson. Use them as an inspiration.

Now, learning how to make a movie is something you can figure out in about an afternoon. The physics of it, the marks, the lights, etc. What’s hard to do is to suspend your own feelings of self consciousness. The natural actors can do that; they can become part of a characterization and learn how to maintain it.
But I also wanted to give them an intelligent emotional journey, without having to suspend reality – to be able to look at those characters and see reasons for the relationships and why what happens happens.
Graeme Murphy
To engage with art, we have to be willing to be wrong, venture outside our psychic comfort zones, suspend disbelief, and remember that art explores and alters consciousness simultaneously.
You have to suspend disbelief a little bit to buy into your situation and to the story and to how the character will react. You have to tweak your credibility a little bit, is basically what it comes down to.
With theatre, we all agree to suspend our disbelief about so many things, but not about race. It’s totally OK to have one actor playing five roles – people are willing to believe that. But they won‘t believe it if there’s a black or an Asian kid who has white parents. What does that say about us?
Our duty is to believe that for which we have sufficient evidence, and to suspend our judgment when we have not.
John Lubbock
The more people know about you, the more face-time you get in the media, the harder your job becomes to create a character in whom people suspend disbelief.
Cowardice… is almost always simply a lack of ability to suspend functioning of the imagination.
I don’t think soldiers should be anywhere in the world. I mean, that is a moral and a basic philosophy. I think that the only way to end wars is to have no military and to find other ways in which – I think we should suspend all nuclear weapons.
If you believe in Cinderella, and if you can suspend your disbelief at midnight, then you can believe in the interdisciplinary midnight, the ‘in-betweens,’ and become fortunately entangled, moving from art to science.
Manmohan Desai’s films pack a lot of joy and have a child-like quality and you can see the director is having fun, but my movies don’t suspend disbelief that much. But it’s good to be compared to Manmohan Desai. He was run down by critics in his time.
One of the most difficult things in opera is for people to suspend disbelief.
I always suspend logic for emotion. If it feels real, or it feels like what I’m going for, we should abandon reality a little bit and go for that. I’m not a documentarian. We’re not trying to shoot things for naturalism.
The ability to suspend reality and go into a make-believe world can be really, really difficult if there’s something really big going on.
Rupert Penry-Jones
It’s absurd to think of ‘Pride and Prejudice,’ this classic, beloved book, beset with a zombie uprising. The goal is to make you suspend your disbelief enough to allow you to get lost in the story and believe what you’re reading for a while.
I used to listen to so many song bands that were all straight people, and my thinking on it was, ‘Well, if I can kind of suspend my own perception of myself and listen to Rivers Cuomo singing about girls, then I don’t see why a straight guy can’t listen to a band called PWR BTTM.’
My dream has always been to suspend myself in space when I write, and lying horizontal in bed is the closest to doing that.
It has always been my practice to cast a long paragraph in a single mould, to try it by my ear, to deposit it in my memory, but to suspend the action of the pen till I had given the last polish to my work.
It’s ironic – people used to want to suspend me and talk about how bad my behaviour was, but now they like it when I shout and scream.
When you’re even on a regular movie set, you still have to suspend your disbelief. You’re working there with only 3 walls of a room, and you’re in costume, and you have a camera 6 inches from you and have a crew of 75 watching you. So even there, you have to crank up your imagination.
Caterina Scorsone
Getting the player emotionally involved is the holy grail. We try to make players forget they’re playing a game. We want them to live the experience and suspend disbelief.
If a prime minister can suspend parliament to deliver a ‘no dealBrexit, what will the government try to do next with no democratic scrutiny or oversight?
When a terrorist attack comes, you will not necessarily know who did it. What you can know is that certain kinds of leaders will use that to suspend your rights.
I think audiences have hit the wall with CGI and special effects. They have seen so many over-the-top events that they can’t suspend disbelief.
When you see a guy reading off a teleprompter or a mental teleprompter, just trying to recite a script or trying to look up in the air when you forget a line. It is hard to suspend disbelief when the wrestler doesn’t believe in the real-life situation that is unfolding.
I have never been a fan of science fiction. For me, fiction has to explore the combinatorial possibilities of people interacting under the constraints imposed by our biology and history. When an author is free to suspend the constraints, it’s tennis without a net.
July is high burglary season because so many people leave town. To help avoid making that obvious, suspend your newspaper subscription and have your mail held. Another clear indication is if all your lights are off for an extended period. To fix that, you can buy a timer for about $30.
It’s my job to motivate the audience to believe. I have to get them to suspend their judgment in favor of involvement.
You can’t really do a big character in an action film; you’re already suspending your disbelief in the action, then to suspend your disbelief in the character is too much.
I always like to have faith that an audience will suspend their disbelief, if you present it to them in the right way. I find it peculiar when people scoff at one bold idea, and yet they’ll then turn over and watch a man travel through time in a police phone box. I think it’s just how you present the idea.
Tom Mison
Most people suspend their judgment till somebody else has expressed his own and then they repeat it.
Ernest Dimnet
In most legislatures, punctilious attention to correct usage is considered elitist. The word ‘government,’ for example, is normally pronounced ‘gummint’; bureaucracy is ‘bureaucacy’; fiscal comes out ‘physical,’ and one moves not to suspend the rules, but to ‘suppend.’