Words matter. These are the best Blanks Quotes from famous people such as Sam Lloyd, Viggo Mortensen, Sharon Kay Penman, G-Eazy, Rupert Friend, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
We called ourselves The Blanks because when we say who we are, everyone stares at us with a blank expression. But when we then say ‘Ted’s band from ‘Scrubs’ everyone goes, ‘Oh yeah, you guys.’
This basic thing I always do: ‘What happened between the character’s birth, and page one of the script?’ Anything that’s not in the story, I’ll fill in the blanks.
I feel that historical novelists owe it to our readers to try to be as historically accurate as we can with the known facts. Obviously, we have to fill in the blanks. And then in the final analysis, we’re drawing upon our own imaginations. But I think that readers need to be able to trust an author.
I used to go and cop stacks of blanks CDs and sit there and burn copies of my mixtapes and print up my own mixtape covers and post up in downtown Oakland and Telegraph in Berkeley and literally was selling my mixtapes for five bucks, hand-to-hand.
You fire blanks, but the guns eject real brass, hot cartridges. They’re, like, 400 degrees.
Today I bought two lottery tickets, because I had a feeling that it would be now or never – they were both blanks. So I am not going to be rich after all. Nothing at all to be done about it.
While actors play with guns for make-believe, the guns themselves are by no means make-believe; they’re real. Even when the actor is using blanks, there are all kinds of safety protocols to follow when shooting one at someone. Pulling the trigger is the easy part.
It’s your job as an actor to fill out the blanks. I love doing that. To fill in the bones.
My whole musical life has been an educational process, and I’m just furthering my education and filling in the blanks. There’s stuff that I want to know that I don’t know.
I love to go to the playground and watch the children jumping up and down. They don’t know I’m firing blanks.
I love books that give you space to climb inside there. And you have to run to keep up in places, and you have to fill in a lot of blanks yourself. So it almost becomes your story.
When judging a product, we rarely have exhaustive scientific data to go by. As a result, if we are to form a complete picture, we must fill in the blanks, just as we must in our visual perception.
I try to research or make up for myself what happened in any character’s life. From when he was born until the first page of the script. I fill in the blanks.
It is better, however, for his own reputation that the story-teller should risk a few actions for libel on account of these unfortunate coincidences than that he should adopt the melancholy device of using blanks or asterisks.
May this plain statement of facts prevail on the friends of the rising generation to interpose for their welfare; that the education of children may no longer be to parent and master a lottery, in which the prizes bear no proportion to the enormous number of blanks.
Sequencing DNA on the ISS will enable NASA to see what happens to genetic material in space in real time, rather than looking at a snapshot of DNA before launch and another snapshot of DNA after launch and filling in the blanks.
You are always drawing from your personal life and using your imagination to fill in the blanks.
Most actors do that. They fill in the blanks. You don’t want to play a cipher.
In writing my historical novels, I have to rely upon my imagination to a great extent. I think of it as ‘filling in the blanks.’ Medieval chroniclers could be callously indifferent to the needs of future novelists. But I think there is a great difference between filling in the blanks and distorting known facts.
The whole idea that the rescue was staged or the soldiers were shooting blanks, that’s just obvious stuff. Why would you do that in the middle of a war? It’s just crazy.
My job as an actress is to make things work and come up with reasons of my own and not just fill in the blanks for anybody else, you know what I mean?
We think that – as kids, you know – that kids make up stories and live in a sort of fictional place, but that, as grown-ups, we tell the truth and live in fact. But, of course, the reality is we take the facts that we know, and then we fill in all the blanks.
I have a lot of fun with guns, especially the M-16, but my favourite is my little .22. It fits nicely in the palm of your hand. I do limit myself to blanks.
I have everything I need, so there are no blanks left unfilled.
When you have a lot of communication online before you go out with someone, it builds up a false sense of who the person is. There’s a tendency to fill in the blanks with positive information.
I think one of the few faults in Dickens is that mostly his lead characters are blanks – who is David Copperfield, who is Oliver Twist? And yet he takes such joy in populating the rest of his novels with these fantastic, grotesque people like Pecksmith and so on.
The Blanks has just been a godsend because I don’t have to sit around waiting for the phone to ring and I get to go out and be gainfully employed while I’m waiting for another job.
Approximating involves making a series of educated guesses systematically by partitioning the problem into manageable chunks, identifying assumptions, and then using your general knowledge of the world to fill in the blanks.
TV is generally an unfriendly environment for directors because you’re expected to come in and tell a story in the voice of the show that already exists and just fill in the blanks and then submit it back.
Any show that includes guns or machinery or stuff like that, you need to trust who’s around you because blanks are flying.
I don’t have a great eye for detail. I leave blanks in all of my stories. I leave out all detail, which leaves the reader to fill in something better.
I wish all guns had blanks, and that’s all we shot out of guns, because then I’d recommend that everyone has as many guns as they can. Just wandering around with that big loud sound exploding, and the force of it, is a blast.
Every match should have a story in it and I see a lot of that lacking. I see a lot of guys doing a lot of good stuff, and I call it stuff, filling in the blanks in their match, but the stuff doesn’t tie in.