Words matter. These are the best Endgame Quotes from famous people such as Johnny Christ, Helen Thomas, David Miliband, Simon McBurney, Steve Carell, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
The importance of first-week sales has kind of diminished, in our opinion, in the industry, and we don’t really know what it really means anymore. It is what it is in the industry. And for us, it’s all about the endgame, not where it begins.
Truman fired the popular Gen. Douglas MacArthur because he disobeyed orders in the Korean War. Johnson knew that he had reached the endgame in Vietnam when Gen. William Westmoreland, the top commander in Vietnam, requested 240,000 more troops in 1968 for the prolonged war that also could not be won.
Israelis and Palestinians are suspicious of each other and of promises from outside. But the need for a negotiated solution between the parties should not stymie international clarity and consensus about the endgame in terms of borders and other issues.
Everyone sees something different in ‘Endgame’: a biblical apocalypse, a portrait of painful co-dependency, a confession of guilt and dignity in the face of death, a night of baffling hopelessness, a meaningless babble. Each interpretation reveals an absurd truth – not about the play, but about the person watching it.
I look at improvising as a prolonged game of chess. There’s an opening gambit with your pawn in a complex game I have with one character, and lots of side games with other characters, and another game with myself – and in each game you make all these tiny, tiny moves that get you to the endgame.
Enjoy the journey of life and not just the endgame.
I don’t have an endgame. My game is to take on any bad guys I see out there. And do the best I can until they put me under the carpet.
For me, MMA is like speed chess. It’s like I’m herding a person into a certain position. Say my endgame is an arm bar. I’m not gonna actually take you and put you there. What I’m going to do is convince you that it’s a good idea to move in the direction I want you to go.
When you’re watching a Hitchcock movie, you, for most of the movie, are playing the guessing game. What’s the endgame? What’s the plot? How are these people involved? It’s the best way to tell the story, and as a viewer, that’s what you want to experience.
You cannot live your life in the elitist world of fashion and not step out or you’re disconnected. You have to realize that fashion is not the endgame.
There’s something hopeful about ‘Endgame.’ Beckett strips everything away and asks what remains. There’s this surgical dissection of the soul, but at the bottom, you find shafts of light.
If there’s not any endgame, we’re in quicksand. We take one more step, and we’re still there, and there’s no way out.
I intend, before the endgame looms, to die sitting in a chair in my own garden with a glass of brandy in my hand and Thomas Tallis on the iPod. Oh, and since this is England, I had better add, ‘If wet, in the library.’ Who could say that this is bad?
Fans are always talking about endgame as though endgame has been chosen from minute 1. I don’t know that you could talk to a single series creator that would say confidently ‘Where I started is where I finished, and there was no way in hell I was going to stray from that path.’ ‘Dawson’s’ being the perfect example.
When we analyze this war in a materialistic way and ask when is it going to end and who will be the winner and the loser, it means that we do not see the endgame.
It’s imperative that we opt out of the fossil fuel endgame.
A lot of shows, things will just simmer and simmer and maybe never explode into the open, or only risk exploding into the open when it’s clear that the series has gotten to its endgame. So I’m always impressed – but not surprised – when ‘Scandal’ just completely goes for it.
I think Jane Austen builds suspense well in a couple of places, but she squanders it, and she gets to the endgame too quickly. So I will be working on those things.
If you worry about what’s going to end up in the final cut, it’s like you’re thinking about the endgame.
‘Endgame’ resists narrative and even thematic explanation. How you play it has to reflect this. If you decide something too much in advance, you forget the element that gives the play life – the audience.
I sometimes feel I would like to do crazy things with ‘Endgame,’ where someone says something, but the words, instead of being spoken, are written words projected out of their mouth.
When you’re passionate about something, you want it to be all it can be. But in the endgame of life, I fundamentally believe the key to happiness is letting go of that idea of perfection.
I think life doesn’t necessarily have an endgame.
When clients are involved in a crisis, we often start at the end. When this is over, where do you want to end up? What’s your endgame? We try to start from that and work ourselves back.
When we did ‘Endgame,’ we were all hunched over and making the craziest sounds. Then I graduated and went right into auditioning for ‘Gossip Girl’ and things like that, where, as an actress, you’re required to act from the neck up and, from the neck down. It’s a presentation of your birthday-suit self.