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It's nice that HBO is in business with the audience and not with the advertisers. There's a difference.
Advertiser
Audience
Business
Difference
HBO
Nice
I did not have a happy family life a few years ago. I was divorced, and I was very alienated from my daughter, and I was out there cutting every ribbon and running around New York hosting events for different causes to supplant my loss because I didn't have a family to go home to. Now I don't want to be Mr. Show Business anymore.
Alienated
Anymore
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Cutting
Daughter
Did
Different
Divorced
Events
Every
Family
I started out as an actor, where you seek to understand yourself using the words of great writers and collaborating with other creative people. Then I slid into show business, where you seek only an audience's approval whether you deserve it or not.
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Creative People
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When you lack a certain vitality in the film business, there's no hiding it. It's like you've had your limb chopped off. How do you hide the fact that you're missing an arm?
Arm
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Certain
Chopped
Fact
Film
Film Business
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Hiding
How
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Limb
Am I a homophobe? Look, I work in show business. I am awash in gay people, as colleagues and as friends.
Am
Business
Colleagues
Friends
Gay
I Am
Look
People
Show
Show Business
Work
There are shows that are monolithic successes on TV that nobody in the business ever watches one episode of.
Business
Episode
Ever
Nobody
Shows
Successes
TV
Watches
There are some times when you make films and you travel places, and the take that people in the business have is that the worst way to see a city is to shoot there, because you work these long 12, 13 and 14-hour days, and you go home to the hotel, you eat, and you pass out.
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City
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Eat
Films
Go
Go Home
Home
Hotel
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Make
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But HBO is less interested in how many people are watching than in how much the people who are watching are liking the show. They didn't set up their business model to make writers happy. It's just a nice unintended consequence.
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Business Model
Consequence
Happy
HBO
How
How Many People
How Much
Interested
Just
Less
Liking
Make
Many
If MSNBC went off the air tomorrow, what difference would it make? If the 'Huffington Post' went out of business tomorrow, what difference would it make?
Air
Business
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Make
Off
Out
Post
Tomorrow
Would
The first rule of business is: Do other men for they would do you.
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First
Men
Other
Rule
Would
You
The one great principle of English law is to make business for itself.
Business
English
Great
Great Principle
Itself
Law
Make
Principle
Most men are individuals no longer so far as their business, its activities, or its moralities are concerned. They are not units but fractions.
Activities
Business
Concerned
Far
Fraction
Individuals
Longer
Men
Most
Units
In the film business, when you're young, you just want to work. But when you're older, it has more to do with who's involved with the project - who you're going to get in the boat with.
Boat
Business
Film
Film Business
Get
Going
Involved
Just
More
Older
Project
Want
Who
Work
To be in this business and have tremendous integrity and only make distinguished choices is very tough.
Business
Choices
Distinguished
Integrity
Make
Only
Tough
Tremendous
Very
The things most people want to know about are usually none of their business.
About
Business
Know
Most
None
People
Things
Want
Advertising is a racket, like the movies and the brokerage business. You cannot be honest without admitting that its constructive contribution to humanity is exactly minus zero.
Admitting
Advertising
Business
Cannot
Constructive
Contribution
Exactly
Honest
Humanity
Like
Minus
Movies
Racket
Without
Young people are fitter to invent than to judge; fitter for execution than for counsel; and more fit for new projects than for settled business.
Business
Counsel
Execution
Fit
Invent
Judge
More
New
New Projects
People
Projects
Settled
Than
Young
The affairs of life embrace a multitude of interests, and he who reasons in any one of them, without consulting the rest, is a visionary unsuited to control the business of the world.
Affairs
Any
Business
Consulting
Control
Embrace
He
Interests
Life
Multitude
Reasons
Rest
Them
Visionary
If the White House could do more to tell parents that getting children reading is their business too, we'd see a big difference. Hollywood and the NBA or NFL could step in, too. In England they have an event called Book Day, where every child receives a pound to use at any bookstore.
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Big
Big Difference
Book
Bookstore
Business
Child
Children
Could
Day
Difference
England
Event
Every
It takes more than capital to swing business. You've got to have the A. I. D. degree to get by - Advertising, Initiative, and Dynamics.
Advertising
Business
Capital
Degree
Dynamics
Get
Got
Initiative
More
Swing
Takes
Than
You
I have laid aside business, and gone a'fishing.
Aside
Business
Gone
Laid
This country-right-or-wrong business is getting a little out-of-date.. History is moving pretty quickly these days and the heroes and villains keep on changing parts.
Business
Changing
Days
Getting
Heroes
History
Keep
Little
Moving
Parts
Pretty
Quickly
Villains
That which is everybody's business is nobody's business.
Business
Everybody
Nobody
Which
Commercial books don't even get covered. The reason why so many book reviews go out of business is because they cover a lot of stuff that nobody cares about. Imagine if the movie pages covered none of the big movies and all they covered were movies that you couldn't even find in the theater?
About
Because
Big
Book
Books
Business
Cares
Commercial
Cover
Covered
Even
Find
Get
Go
People look at the same passage, and one person will say this is the best thing he's ever read, and another person will say it's absolutely idiotic. I mean, there's no way to reconcile those two things. You just have to forget the whole business of what people are saying.
Absolutely
Another
Best
Business
Ever
Forget
He
Idiotic
Just
Look
Mean
Passage
People
Person
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.
Area
Attractive
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Build
Business
Challenging
Computer
Conventional
Cost
Could
Did
Electronics
Essentially
Fraction
In the early days at Asymetrix, we were focusing on business automation.
Automation
Business
Days
Early
Early Days
Focusing
Were
After you have exhausted what there is in business, politics, conviviality, and so on - have found that none of these finally satisfy, or permanently wear - what remains? Nature remains.
After
Business
Exhausted
Finally
Found
Nature
None
Permanently
Politics
Remains
Satisfy
Wear
You
The simple opposition between the people and big business has disappeared because the people themselves have become so deeply involved in big business.
Because
Become
Between
Big
Big business
Business
Deeply
Disappeared
Involved
Opposition
People
Simple
Themselves
A person who is too nice an observer of the business of the crowd, like one who is too curious in observing the labor of bees, will often be stung for his curiosity.
Bees
Business
Crowd
Curiosity
Curious
His
Labor
Like
Nice
Observer
Observing
Often
Person
Too
If a man's character is to be abused there's nobody like a relative to do the business.
Abuse
Business
Character
Like
Man
Nobody
Relative
Young lawyers attend the courts, not because they have business there, but because they have no business.
Attend
Because
Business
Courts
Lawyers
No business
Young
I must create a system or be enslaved by another mans; I will not reason and compare: my business is to create.
Another
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Create
Enslaved
Mans
Must
Reason
System
Will
The only business of the head in the world is to bow a ceaseless obeisance to the heart.
Bow
Business
Ceaseless
Head
Heart
Only
World
Come, come, leave business to idlers, and wisdom to fools: they have need of 'em: wit be my faculty, and pleasure my occupation, and let father Time shake his glass.
Business
Come
Faculty
Father
Father time
Fools
Glass
His
Leave
Need
Occupation
Pleasure
Shake
Time
The Parisian has his amusements as regularly as his meals, the theatre, music, the dance, a walk in the Tuilleries, a refection in the cafe, to which ladies resort as commonly as the other sex. Perpetual business, perpetual labor, is a thing of which he seems to have no idea.
Business
Cafe
Commonly
Dance
He
His
Idea
Labor
Ladies
Meals
Music
No idea
Other
Perpetual
The gambling known as business looks with austere disfavor upon the business known as gambling.
Austere
Business
Gambling
Known
Looks
Most of the trouble in this world has been caused by folks who can't mind their own business, because they have no business of their own to mind, any more than a smallpox virus has.
Any
Because
Been
Business
Caused
Folks
Has-been
Mind
More
Most
No business
Own
Smallpox
Than
In modern business it is not the crook who is to be feared most, it is the honest man who doesn't know what he is doing.
Business
Crook
Doing
Feared
He
Honest
Honest man
Know
Man
Modern
Most
Who
When from our better selves we have too long been parted by the hurrying world, and droop. Sick of its business, of its pleasures tired, how gracious, how benign is solitude.
Been
Benign
Better
Business
Gracious
How
Long
Our
Parted
Pleasures
Selves
Sick
Solitude
Tired
Go to your business, pleasure, whilst I go to my pleasure, business.
Business
Go
Pleasure
Whilst
Your
Politics is not a game. It is an earnest business.
Business
Earnest
Game
Politics
Business is a combination of war and sport.
Business
Combination
Sport
War
Mental fight means thinking against the current, not with it. It is our business to puncture gas bags and discover the seeds of truth.
Against
Bags
Business
Current
Discover
Fight
Gas
Means
Mental
Our
Seeds
Thinking
Truth
Life... is not simply a series of exciting new ventures. The future is not always a whole new ball game. There tends to be unfinished business. One trails all sorts of things around with one, things that simply won't be got rid of.
Always
Around
Ball
Ball game
Business
Exciting
Future
Game
Got
Life
New
Rid
Series
Simply
Show business is the best possible therapy for remorse.
Best
Business
Possible
Remorse
Show
Show business
Therapy
I've been in this business for a long time, and I no longer think that anything that I do by way of clarification is ever going to eradicate the mistakes.
Anything
Been
Business
Clarification
Eradicate
Ever
Going
Long
Long time
Longer
Mistakes
Think
Time
Way
Anyone who doesn't read doesn't have any business writing.
Any
Anyone
Business
Read
Who
Writing
Now I say that with cruelty and oppression it is everybody's business to interfere when they see it.
Business
Cruelty
Everybody
Interfere
Now
Oppression
Say
See
The business of the law is to make sense of the confusion of what we call human life - to reduce it to order but at the same time to give it possibility, scope, even dignity.
Business
Call
Confusion
Dignity
Even
Give
Human
Human life
Law
Life
Make
Possibility
Reduce
Same