Josh Radnor Quotes

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Josh Radnor Quotes

Sometimes I watch the broad comedies coming out of Hollywood and I think, You know, sex is a big part of peoples lives, but is that really the only thing men are ever concerned about? People are more complicated than they appear in film or television.
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I haven't left the house without a packet of Kleenex in my back pocket for as long as I can remember. Whenever I start thinking I'm incredibly cool, the packet of Kleenex in my back pocket brings me right back down to earth.

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Josh Radnor Quotes: Were like a gardener with a hose and our
We're like a gardener with a hose and our attention is water - we can water flowers or we can water weeds.

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I distinguish sentiment from sentimentality. Sentimentality makes your skin crawl. It's like too much sugar. But, sentiment is a great feeling.

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Kindness is not about instant gratification. More often, it's akin to a low-risk investment that appreciates steadily over time.

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A movie can and should have some real dissonance throughout - rage, heartache, tears, conflict, catharsis and all the other elements Aristotle demanded of a good story - but the chord has to be resolved.

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Josh Radnor Quotes: Ill say this and this has nothing to do
I'll say this, and this has nothing to do with gender or sexuality: You do not want to get licked in the face repeatedly by another human being. You just don't. It's not pleasant.

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After a brief period in which I had let many a Southern Californian convince me that it was all 'in my mind,' I am once again officially allergic to dogs.

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Well, I stopped drinking. That was actually a big deal. I didn't go through any harrowing rock-bottom experience. I just made a decision to stop drinking.

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All of the things I used to obsess over, I'm no longer as obsessed with. I have new concerns but they're a little more existential or cosmic.

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Josh Radnor Quotes: An obsessive attention to the news ive
An obsessive attention to the news, I've realized, only serves to paint a picture of the world as a throbbing blob of dysfunction, most news falling somewhere on a scale from disappointing to calamitous.

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Here's the problem: I don't like who I've become when my iPhone is within reach. I find myself checking e-mails and responding to texts throughout the day with some kind of Pavlovian ferocity - it's not a conscious act, but a reflexive one.

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I don't think evil people or negative people are inherently interesting all the time. People who are good people getting better at being themselves - to me, that's something that's really interesting to watch.

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My trick is the trick that everyone knows: Work really hard and prepare.

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Josh Radnor Quotes: And as a filmmaker im trying to unhook
And as a filmmaker, I'm trying to unhook myself from this idea that unless you have a brilliant, long, enormously lucrative theatrical run, that your movie somehow failed. And I don't believe that.

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I find myself going out less and less. When you're 22 and see older people start to do that, it's depressing, but once you hit 30, you think, 'Wow, I've been working all week - it might be really nice to stay in!'

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Josh Radnor Quotes: Im not a masochistic reader if something
I'm not a masochistic reader. If something is just too dense or not enjoyable, even though I'm told it should be good for me, I'll put it down. That said, most of what I read would be considered high-end or good for you, I suppose. But, I also think that reading should be enjoyable.

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When I write a film, there's a particular thing I am wrestling with and the question or concern I'm dealing with has to be big enough for me to dedicate a year or two of my life. If the question isn't big enough, or rich enough, I'll lose interest.

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Josh Radnor Quotes: Everyone has expectations you just dont
Everyone has expectations. You just don't want to have them dashed, so you're quiet about them.

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Acting on stage is still my favorite thing to do. And everyone who's been in musicals knows that there is nothing more fun.

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Josh Radnor Quotes: In college youre kind of designing who
In college, you're kind of designing who you want to be. And I wanted to be a big reader.

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We don't have a lot of space in our imaginations to allow people to expand what they do.

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But, yeah, I'm really happy when I'm writing. When I'm being creative and when I have something that I can put down. You know, if you go out and you overhear a conversation or you have a thought, you have a receptacle to go home and say, 'Oh, this would be great in this script.' Your antenna's out in a different way, and I love that time.

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To write a story about New York that only deals with people in your age and socioeconomic bracket, that feels dishonest to me. So much of New York comes from everyone bumping into each other.

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It's strange to look back over a full season. Our characters have accrued all these memories, but so have we, the actors. And sometimes the character memories and the actor memories bleed into each other.

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Sometimes I watch the broad comedies coming out of Hollywood and I think, 'You know, sex is a big part of people's lives, but is that really the only thing men are ever concerned about?' People are more complicated than they appear in film or television.

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There's so much nonsense tossed around about L.A. and how horrible it is and 'don't go out there' and all that stuff. So I went out to L.A. and I was pleasantly surprised.

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Film allows me to ask some really big questions with the time to explore them deeply. I love the form.

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I sometimes don't know what I'm writing when I start writing it, on some level.

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I tend to read things that are a little more on the nourishing side. But if I don't enjoy something, I'll put it down.

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It never made sense to me that someone would achieve any kind of success in show business, only to become a jerk.

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Josh Radnor Quotes: Its really hard to be poor in new york i
It's really hard to be poor in New York - I was really poor when I lived in New York.

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Time off from the news is always something I welcome.

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We are so vocal about what we hate.

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A lot of times, we're just sold these movies that are really cynically conceived and marketed, and they just want you there opening weekend, before everybody finds out it's not so good.

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Josh Radnor Quotes: The purpose of fiction is to combat
The purpose of fiction is to combat loneliness.

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Josh Radnor Quotes: Theres something touching about a kid
There's something touching about a kid who's reading a book that's printed on actual paper. I think that anything that kids start reading, within reason, can lead to other discoveries.

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I think a lot of Civil War stuff is written - As they say, history is written by the victors. And one of the things that I think is fascinating about this from a purely dramatic perspective is whether someone is right or wrong, you understand where they're coming from in this.

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One thing I'm most proud of, in my movies, is that I think the performances are super-strong, but that's not all me. I think part of it is casting appropriately.

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Josh Radnor Quotes: I remember the first day i was looking
I remember the first day I was looking at my hands and I thought about my nails. People wouldn't really be paying attention to that, but a Civil War doctor - What would they be doing with their nails? Would they cut them really low? And Dr. Burns said, "No, they would let them grow out so they can scoop stuff out. They would use their nails." So for a while I let my nails grow. They were too long. I kept stabbing myself by accident, so I cut them down, but I was trying to be faithful to the details.

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There's that great Bill Hicks line - the comedian - where he says, "Are you proud to be an American?" "I don't know. It's just where my parents had sex."

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In writing scripts now, having made a film, I'm much more conscious of what it means to shoot and edit a movie, and that affects the writing.

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Knowing when to say something and when not to say something is important.

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I really like to travel when I write. Something about seeing new things and being in new cultures and environments provokes new thoughts in your head.

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And so, however many people watch this thing, that's how many different opinions there will be about it. But I don't feel like it has an agenda in terms of its ideology. It just presents a story like a mirror. It's a mirror more than it is than a distorted mirror.

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