Alexandra Byrne quotes

  • We should build respect and understanding between the diverse cultures of the world. We should help construct communities where people of different backgrounds can live together as neighbors. Freedom is something for which we must fight, not by limiting it but by strengthening it.
    -- Alexandra Byrne

    #Fighting #People #Community

  • I think color, for a costume designer, is one of your biggest storytelling devices.
    -- Alexandra Byrne

    #Thinking #Color #Costumes

  • Usually when you start the characters, the first thing is the script. Your design work is about telling the story. It's later that casting comes into play, but it's a huge component.
    -- Alexandra Byrne

    #Character #Play #Design Work

  • I look at comic books, and I do very eclectic mood boards with ideas and images that have to do with a character or story point. It's a bit like spinning plates. You gradually just steal your ideas.
    -- Alexandra Byrne

    #Book #Character #Ideas

  • I use color very instinctively.
    -- Alexandra Byrne

    #Color #Use

  • The main way I start to allocate color is that it comes from the comics. That's where it all starts from.
    -- Alexandra Byrne

    #Color #Way

  • Is there a chance? A fragment of light at the end of the tunnel? A reason to fight? Is there a chance you may change your mind? Or are we ashes and wine?

  • A loud noise will get your fight-or-flight response going. This, over the years, can cause real cardiovascular damage.

  • There is no compromise when it comes to corruption. You have to fight it.

  • God does not so much want us to do things as to let people see what He can do.

  • Often we want people to pray for us and help us, but we always defeat our object when we look too much to them and lean upon them. The true secret of union is for both to look upon God, and in the act of looking past themselves to Him they are unconsciously united.

  • The question of boundaries is a major question of the Jewish people because the Jews are the great experts of crossing boundaries. They have a sense of identity inside themselves that doesn't permit them to cross boundaries with other people.

  • Major sports are major parts of society. It's not anomalous to have people who love sports come from other parts of that society.

  • And in this community, as in all others, the Golden Rule still applies - we must be act toward other nations as we would have them act towards America.

  • The state is a means to an end. Its end lies in the preservation and advancement of a community of physically and psychically homogenous creatures.

  • What is important is family, friends, giving back to your community and finding meaning in life.

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