K Callan quotes

  • To the truly driven (which one has to be to survive in the high stakes, competitive world of show business), lack of opportunity means nothing. The TDs always think numbers are for everyone else and don't involve them.
    -- K Callan

    #Ambition #Mean #Opportunity

  • Being able to do everything in the business doesn't necessarily mean you should do everything.
    -- K Callan

    #Mean #Able #Should

  • Before you begin working your way into the system, it is imperative that you are ready to be judged. You are only new once. ... You are only ready when you can orchestrate the next move after you have the industry's attention.
    -- K Callan

    #Moving #Hollywood #Attention

  • Over the course of my career as both an actress and an author, I have met many wanna-bes. I distinguish the wannas from the gonnas because the WBs all think someone else is to blame for their problems. ... By contrast, GBs say: 'What? There's no door here? I'll build one.
    -- K Callan

    #Responsibility #Thinking #Doors

  • For those with drive, wit, vision, ego and a masochistic outlook, there is always room.
    -- K Callan

    #Success #Ego #Vision

  • Most people like to think they are discovering a new talent. If you ask, then it makes them feel as though they are being used. Allow them to discover you.
    -- K Callan

    #Thinking #People #Over You

  • Big success requires big sacrifices. Don't find out later that the cost was too high. Denial is said to be even more potent than cocaine; neither drug enhances your marketability.
    -- K Callan

    #Sacrifice #Drug #Cost

  • Ambition often puts Men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same position with creeping.

  • It's all about how can you take care of yourself when furthering your life's goals and ambitions, and purpose and whatever you choose - family, career - to maintain a really balanced, whole, healthy outlook.

  • Achievement results from work realizing ambition.

  • Just because an animal is large, it doesn't mean he doesn't want kindness; however big Tigger seems to be, remember that he wants as much kindness as Roo.

  • I find placebos uplifting and exhilarating. It means that taking action--no matter what the action is--might help you feel better.

  • Poetry leads us to the unstructured sources of our beings, to the unknown, and returns us to our rational, structured selves refreshed. Having once experienced the mystery, plenitude, contradiction, and composure of a work of art, we afterward have a built-in resistance to the slogans and propaganda of oversimplification that have often contributed to the destruction of human life. Poetry is a verbal means to a nonverbal source. It is a motion to no-motion, to the still point of contemplation and deep realization.

  • Time is swift, it races by; Opportunities are born and die... Still you wait and will not try - A bird with wings who dares not rise and fly.

  • God is preparing his heroes; and when the opportunity comes, he can fit them into their places in a moment, and the world will wonder where they came from.

  • An interface can be a powerful narrative device. And as we collect more and more personally and socially relevant data, we have an opportunity, and maybe even an obligation, to maintain [our] humanity and tell some amazing stories.

  • I feel like after acting, the other half of why I love this business is the opportunity to work with and meet people who inspire you. That it pays my rent is a good bonus.

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