Words matter. These are the best Satisfying Quotes from famous people such as Kristan Higgins, Asha Parekh, Shirley Henderson, Lorne Greene, Jeremy London, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
There’s something so satisfying about road trip movies – and books!
I know I admitted to being in love with Nasir Hussain in ‘The Hit Girl’, but as much as I loved him, I could never consider breaking up his family and traumatising his children. It was far simpler and satisfying to be on my own.
I’m always nervous taking on a period role because it’s difficult to research – you can’t observe it, go out and see it. But it’s satisfying because eventually you think, ‘I got there.’
I left Canada in 1953 because I could find nothing very satisfying about delivering commercial pitches on camera. I felt the whole atmosphere of TV in Canada was listless.
Right now music is more my outlet than acting, but I’m waiting for that one satisfying role.
I just like comedy in general. My film work, which has been at times more dramatic, has been satisfying. But I never feel quite as good and as light and blissful as when I’m doing comedy.
There is much modern music that is better adapted to a wind combination than to a string, although for obvious reasons originally scored for an orchestra. If in such cases the interpretation is equal to the composition the balance of a wind combination is more satisfying.
I’m not kidding – once you discover the pleasure of giving, how gratifying and satisfying it is, it becomes addictive.
I think most people struggle over a matter of years to find a satisfying way to live.
To overcome any sort of fear is satisfying, and to overcome it well is even better.
So, for me, working with larger companies has often been very satisfying, precisely because of the ability of bringing critical mass to bear on a given effort.
What I do find enormously gratifying is the reviews my books get from the American press. They are so on the ball compared to anywhere else. It’s so satisfying to get a review that conveys the reader understood precisely what I was trying to get at.
Comedy can be a little brutal, but not in a satisfying way.
I would say the most satisfying thing actually is watching my three children each pick up on their own interests and work many more hours per week than most people that have jobs at trying to intelligently give away that money in fields that they particularly care about.
Producing is hell, writing is frustrating, acting is really satisfying, directing is heaven.
Having worked with so many directors, I liked the look of what they were doing. It seemed to be a lot more creatively satisfying, putting all the parts together, joining the puzzle together, creating the tone of a piece.
I want to do something that is meaningful. After working for all these years, I want to do better as an actor now and choose roles that are challenging and satisfying.
Big stuff and little: learning how to order breakfast in a country where I don’t speak the language and haven’t been before – that’s really satisfying to me. I like that.
Our priests and presidents, our surgeons and lawyers, our educators and newscasters need worry less about satisfying the demands of their discipline than the demands of good showmanship.
If you go for the money first and try to think of what other people want to see, you change your original inspiration and perhaps put out something that’s less original and less personal and maybe less satisfying.
I spend time editing and massaging each note. Then I start layering with different instruments, adding harmonies, counterpoint, and whatever the song calls for. Then I arrange it into a whole piece, and decide where I need to add live musicians. It takes a lot of time, but it is very satisfying once it is complete.
It didn’t take me very long to realize that modeling wasn’t very satisfying. I was always asking people, ‘How are you going to set up this shot? How will it be lit?’ And they’d say, ‘Stop. Just pose.’ I had a problem with that.
In a film, you only have a finite amount of time, and you’re so concerned with saying what happened and making it a gripping short story with a satisfying ending.
I have always struggled to achieve excellence. One thing that cycling has taught me is that if you can achieve something without a struggle it’s not going to be satisfying.
But if we leave them alone, just satisfying ourselves with social work, economic work and the building up of a national army, it can make progress, hopefully within a short time.
I base everything on my instinctual approach. There’s something very satisfying in that creativity, and it’s a bit like an infant drawing.
It’s really fun being a douchebag but it feels very satisfying to be a douchebag for a reason.
There’s nothing more fun than standing at the plate and hitting the ball really hard, see the ball go over the fence. It’s really a satisfying feeling. It always makes you feel like you’re doing your job.
When people hear that I’m a neuroscientist, they ask me tough questions. ‘Will grandpa learn to walk again after his stroke?’ ‘How can my son overcome his dyslexia?’ ‘What could have caused my best friend to become schizophrenic?’ When I can’t give satisfying answers, they look disappointed – and I feel embarrassed.
Being a father is a huge responsibility but a satisfying one.
We want box office success, critical acclaim, awards and everything else. But I think when the audience likes a film, that appreciation is far more fulfilling, far more satisfying than any award.
I find it very satisfying to write because you can purge many things and vent what you feel under the mask of fiction.
It was so satisfying for me – a great reward, just to see it done well. And it was beautifully directed by my daughter Susan Riskin. Imagine, a play about my mother directed by my daughter?!
I want an ending that’s satisfying. I’m more of a classical writer than a modernist one in that I want the ending to be coherent and feel like an ending. I don’t like when it just seems to putter out. I mean, life is chaotic enough.
There were a number of referendums in ’98 that most of the things I voted for passed. That’s very satisfying when you feel that most of the country is in step with your views.
I don’t paint, and I can’t draw, but I see things, I think, quite well, and I love being able to freeze things with the camera, particularly the children. Then I discovered with the camera that you can tell a whole story with just freezing a moment in reality. I find it a very good way, a very satisfying feeling.
It couldn’t be more satisfying to work on something almost anonymously for years, then to have it received affectionately with support.
The first day of ‘The Town’ was one of the most satisfying days of my career.
There’s nothing more powerful than to consider why you’re running, no matter what pain you’re going through during the race, if you know why you’re running, then it’ll be more satisfying at the end.
Basically, life isn’t just about eating and partying – we need to figure out unique ways in which we can add to our curiosity levels, besides satisfying the wanderer in us.
I don’t like that feeling of holding back difficult questions. I feel like the more I can be transparent in the way I approach a story, the more it makes a satisfying programme.
To be at the point in which I am playing characters that make such a difference to people and that really tell interesting and important stories, it took getting here to realize how important it is and how satisfying it is.
Over the years, I have come to realize that no matter how satisfying fiction is, it becomes that much better when it actually happened.
A musical is really one of the most complicated beasts. It’s a play, and there’s music… and there’s dancing… it’s unbelievably satisfying to get something up out of your brain onto a piece of paper … and start the process and then see it on the stage.
If I were assigned poems I suppose I’d write more of them but it is entirely voluntary and for the most part ignored in the market sense of the word so the language to me is most intimate, most important, most sublime and most satisfying when it gets done.
To grow a tomato or a pepper and prepare a meal from your labor and care is primordially satisfying.
Girls think that being glamorous means making mistakes and being irresponsible. And that’s just not true. The smarter you are, the better prepared you are to make decisions in your life, the more likely you are to lead a satisfying life and be glamorous and fun and anything you want to be.
I knew my ways were unfulfilling. I chased power, pleasure, possessions, something satisfying. I knew I kept getting let down. I knew it was insanity, and I was never going to find fulfillment, but I didn’t know what else to look for.
I don’t want people to see healthy eating as a diet. I want it to be satisfying food that everyone takes pleasure in eating.
There is nothing more satisfying to me than seeing people who eat my food have smiles on their faces. It makes the experience special.
Negative humor is forgotten immediately. It’s the stuff that makes us feel better about our lives that lives long. Much more satisfying. Enter children’s books.
I find it satisfying and intellectually stimulating to work with the intensity, brevity, balance and word play of the short story.