Malcolm D. Lee quotes

  • I did no research on The Best Man. That was something that came out from my own head.
    -- Malcolm D. Lee

    #Men #Research #My Own

  • Holidays have been commercialized. It has become about material things. But the holidays are about sharing stories and being in each others presence.
    -- Malcolm D. Lee

    #Holiday #Stories #Materials

  • You know, people really know me from 'The Best Man.' I've done five other movies since then, but it always comes back to 'The Best Man.' It was time to do the sequel.
    -- Malcolm D. Lee

    #Men #People #Done

  • I didn't want to be pigeonholed as an artist. I wanted to be able to have other stories to tell.
    -- Malcolm D. Lee

    #Artist #Stories #Want

  • Nothing works until it does. Nobody knows anything. You don't know what people are going to respond to. People are always surprised by stuff.
    -- Malcolm D. Lee

    #People #Doe #Stuff

  • Half the audience gets where I'm coming from and half the audience is like, "Wait a minute. What does that mean?"
    -- Malcolm D. Lee

    #Mean #Waiting #Doe

  • I did not grow up in the church. I'm not a church-goer now. I'm a very spiritual person.
    -- Malcolm D. Lee

    #Spiritual #Growing Up #Church

  • I believe in a higher power. I've seen and been around people who are very extreme with their faith and pointing fingers and going, "You shouldn't do that because it's a sin against God." It's like, you know what? We're people. We're human beings. We're fallible. We have faults.
    -- Malcolm D. Lee

    #Believe #People #Faults

  • Is it a particularly British trait to so utterly adore truly appalling men, from Tony Hancock through to Steptoe and Alf Garnett, Captain Mainwaring, Rigsby, Del Boy, Victor Meldrew and on to David Brent from The Office. The most deeply adored characters are all simply vile.

  • This is our high calling, to represent Christ, and act in His behalf, and in His character and spirit, under all circumstances and toward all men.

  • No one man is superior to the game.

  • When I was one-and-twenty I heard a wise man say, `Give crowns and pounds and guineas But not your heart away; Give pearls away and rubies But keep your fancy free.' But I was one-and-twenty No use to talk to me. When I was one-and-twenty I heard him say again, `The heart out of the bosom Was never given in vain; 'Tis paid with sighs a plenty And sold for endless rue.' And I am two-and-twenty And oh, 'tis true, 'tis true.

  • You'll learn more in a day talking to customers than a week of brainstorming, a month of watching competitors, or a year of market research.

  • I love market research because you really have an idea of what your consumers are looking for.

  • Any company large enough to have a research lab is too large to listen to it.

  • Research is not a systematic occupation but an intuitive artistic vocation.

  • I've always been very comfortable in my own body even when I'm naked.

  • I can be capable of anything if I allow myself to be. I really realized what an obstacle I was being in my own life.