Warwick Thornton quotes

  • You live with someone until they accept that you are what you are, that you're not going to change and they love that about you - and then they decide to marry you, I guess.
    -- Warwick Thornton

    #Love #Accepting

  • I was looking for an opportunity to make my first feature, so I asked myself: "What do you want to do? Is there something you can give to the world?"
    -- Warwick Thornton

    #Opportunity #Giving #World

  • Urban artist have to face the stigma not only from white Australia but black Australia too; that's horrific when people say that their art isn't "Aboriginal" if it doesn't have dots or lines or moieties in it.
    -- Warwick Thornton

    #Art #White #Australia

  • The most dangerous thing is a bored teenager. They have the stigma of being Indigenous, Aboriginal, and all the trappings that come with it. The connection does come a lot more from those kids, desert or not. They're stepping out into the world.
    -- Warwick Thornton

    #Teenager #Kids #Bored

  • In most of my films I write the music into the script. I'm listening to songs and lyrics that empower the themes of the film. There's a lot of Indigenous music that has not been heard widely and I love the idea of giving that music to the rest of the world.
    -- Warwick Thornton

    #Song #Writing #Ideas

  • When you're in other people's country you don't speak your own language out of respect. You don't need to speak.
    -- Warwick Thornton

    #Country #People #Needs

  • I love music more than language: it's the best, it's universal.
    -- Warwick Thornton

    #Language #Music Love #I Love Music

  • You don't actually have to understand the song to be emotionally moved and uplifted, whereas with language it becomes quirky and analytical.
    -- Warwick Thornton

    #Song #Quirky #Language

  • Look not in my eyes, for fear They mirror true the sight I see, And there you find your face too clear And love it and be lost like me.

  • Life is what happens when you're doing other things, right?

  • Love is our most unifying and empowering common spiritual denominator. The more we ignore its potential to bring greater balance and deeper meaning to human existence, the more likely we are to continue to define history as one long inglorious record of man’s inhumanity to man.

  • You will not accept credit that is due to another, or harbor jealousy of an explorer who is more fortunate.

  • I would much rather have you believe in something I don’t agree with than to accept everything blindly.

  • You know Hachi, your life depends only on ourselves. I’m still convinced about this… But I’ve also learned to accept that people… don’t all become as strong, and it made me kinder than before.

  • It's about time we all faced up to the truth. If we accept the radical homosexual agenda, be it in the military or in marriage or in other areas of our lives, we are utterly destroying the concept of family.

  • It's part of the general global hypnotism to accept lies as the new truth.

  • We should learn to accept that change is truly the only thing that's going on always, and learn to ride with it and enjoy it.

  • Happiness is lost by criticizing it; sorrow by accepting it.

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