Words matter. These are the best Seconds Quotes from famous people such as Brian L. Roberts, Jason Bateman, Vir Das, Alan Tudyk, Tom Selleck, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
The day is coming when, in 45 seconds, you can download a movie.
Tony Hale is a devout Christian and is a complete retard when it comes to swearing. The script called for him to swear for about 30 seconds and he just couldn’t do it.
Movies require a lot of patience. I like instant results. If I have done something that’s not funny at all, the audience will let me know in two seconds. With the movie, I will have to wait nine months to know if I was that bad.
Reading is a heady thing. You can be into the action of someone’s thoughts and take a whole trip down someone’s ruminations while seconds tick by in the world that they’re in, but you can’t really do that in film.
I don’t feel the obligation to have a big explosion in the first 20 seconds so the audience doesn’t turn on another channel. We are trying to make something that looks like a feature film that was bought for television and I think we are succeeding.
As far as I’m concerned, attraction, in its most rudimentary form, comes from the way a person naturally smells. I’d say that within the first five seconds of ‘inhaling’ someone, I know if there’s an attraction or not. This may sound animalistic – and it is.
I think you develop strong instincts when you’re a comedian. You have to pay your bills by making people laugh every six seconds… or not. I had to do that for 22 years.
It takes more discipline than you might imagine to think, even for thirty seconds, in the noisy, confusing, high-pressure atmosphere of a film set. But a few seconds’ thought can often prevent a serious mistake being made about something that looks good at first glance.
I used to hate planks, because I could only hold them for about 20 seconds. I’ll never be like, ‘Yeah, I’m so excited to do planks!’ but I find that I don’t hate them as much anymore.
The gigantic tension before the shooting of an arrow, and the total relaxation seconds later, is my way of connecting to the universe.
When I arrived in Manchester for the first time, it took me five seconds to realize that it was a very different place than where I come from. It is cold, yes, but people also do things very differently than we do in Nigeria. The culture was different, and everything looked different.
I made myself memorize how to spell antidisestablishmentarianism in under 3 seconds when I was 6 years old because my sister told me it was the longest word she knew.
I tried bull-riding… I wasn’t good at all: I don’t think I ever got eight seconds anywhere. But then, after that, I discovered acting through community theater.
I would say Tracy Chapman was the first time I obsessed over an entire record. I knew every song; I knew the exact amount of seconds between each song. That’s the level of obsession that I had.
I remember my first ever gig in town, I was very nervous. I had a big red shiny face. But that all disappeared after 30 seconds and I settled down and got a great lift from that.
Film scores are often based on short themes, and it helps if you’ve got some way of developing these themes and making them sometimes last 4 minutes and sometimes last 40 seconds. One ends up doing it subconsciously.
While a traditional TV advert might last for 30 seconds, a child can play an advergame for hours on end.
People see me for 30 seconds at a time, and they see someone who’s got a hair and make-up team that put them together, and they’re looking all right in the world, but it’s not.
Courtship is like simmering mutton. You cook for hours and hours to taste the soft meat. It doesn’t happen in two seconds!
You can’t judge people for what you see for two seconds.
I love radio, but it’s a very limited thing today. Everything has to be edited down to 3:59, and too bad if I didn’t make my statement in three minutes and 59 seconds. Everybody’s song has to make its point so quickly.
I’m the type of person where, at the end of the game, if there’s 10 seconds left, and you need to get somebody the ball, and you’re behind by one, give me the ball. Get me the ball every single time.
It’s not that I can’t find art beautiful. I just don’t know what to do, standing there in the gallery. I don’t know what to think about. Once I’ve seen it, I’ve seen it; that takes about two seconds. I am interested and then immediately bored, immediately.
I hope each day to have done 10 seconds of good work that they can use in the film. And I’m always afraid I didn’t get those 10 seconds.
When you do ‘Strictly,’ you’re kind of restricted. You have to dance for 90 seconds, you have to choreograph for your partner.
Most of my videos are 60 seconds long. They can only fit about 200 words. There are a lot of things that I wanted to discuss about a given topic – my feelings behind it, how I ended up making a video, what happened before and after – that I couldn’t because I had this 60-second limit.
Mobile forced us to rethink the user experience and do something people would be able to carry out on in a couple of seconds on the mobile phone. By stripping out all the work the user used to do and putting that on the company, we were able to create a much better user experience.
I was an open, smiley and gregarious child. I could make friends in 30 seconds wherever I went.
Switch off reality TV! I’ve only ever been able watch about 30 seconds of it.
If I’m looking at a client, I can say, ‘Oh, wow, this is where you’re weak; this is what you need to work on.’ I can correct her in a matter of seconds, and then she’s practicing specifically on the thing she needs to work on instead of repeating the same mistakes. Having that feedback is essential for beginners.
Plainly, when perfusate from an organ or blood from an animal is used for superfusion, substances can reach the assay tissues within a few seconds of generation or release.
It is not a computer generated image, like you see on TV or some movie in Hollywood – this is the real thing a guy built, a rocket he’s sitting in it and he can be dead in 10 seconds.
In a fighter, you can’t hold 4 G’s for several minutes, not most aircraft. I’ve been able to feel that for a few seconds. But to have that for an extended period was just truly amazing.
There are no more heroes in America. Because of the Internet, heroism has become momentary and within seconds someone who we should be thinking about will be replaced in people’s minds with news that Beyonce lip-synched at the inauguration.
I often read nonfiction with a pencil in hand. I love the feel, the smell, the design, the weight of a book, but I also enjoy the convenience of my Kindle – for travel and for procuring a book in seconds.
Every time you jump to another format in the ‘picture business,’ meaning film, television, commercials, the people in the other format go, ‘Ah, yeah, you made a lot of features, but you don’t know how to do TV’ or the commercial people go, ‘Oh, you can’t do 30 seconds.’
Let’s say music is needed for only 43 seconds of film. You have to score it so it is an entity, so it won’t bother anyone when it ends so quickly. Or if a song runs 2 minutes and 45 seconds, but the titles run a minute longer, you have to arrange that song so it doesn’t get repetitious.
We’re not the new anything. We’re the first 5 Seconds of Summer.
History happens as soon as I pick up my coffee cup – it happened 30 seconds ago. It’s history.
I wasn’t expecting two seconds of me on the medal stand to go viral after the Olympics. I came back to my room after the medal ceremony, and my dad said this picture of me doing a face I don’t even remember making is blowing up.
I’m nervous, but once I get a guitar on and start a song, after the first few seconds, I can feel it ease. I don’t have to worry about anything other than the music.
I’m not limited by my gender, and I don’t think anyone else should be either. Because I am the age I am and I sort of rode the crest of the first profound post-suffragette feminists, I wasn’t fighting to burn my bra. Those women fought that fight just seconds before I came into womanhood.
The first thing I saw was that Brett Rogers had his way very quickly – in 20 seconds – with a UFC champion, Andrei Arlovski.
Same thing, like my commercials are often times really funny because I tend to find 30 seconds is a really good amount of time to tell a joke.
I didn’t understand the Kindle’s true value until I finished an e-book on the beach. In sixty seconds – and without benefit of pants – I had brand-new reading material at my fingertips.
In all animation, if it’s done quickly, you’ll know it. And if you’re very slow and careful with it, it’s going to look a little more beautiful. It’s just compressing time into seconds.
I usually make up my mind about a man in ten seconds, and I very rarely change it.
A hundredth of a second here, a hundredth of a second there – even if you put them end to end, they still only add up to one, two, perhaps three seconds, snatched from eternity.
When you play piano, your left hand and right hand are synced. Your brain basically has a clock, so that the right hand knows that 0.3 seconds after I hit this key, I need to hit that one. And the right hand knows not to hit keys that the left hand is playing, so the hands do not collide.