Hume Cronyn quotes

  • The whole business of marshaling ones energies becomes more and more important as one grows older.
    -- Hume Cronyn

    #Important #Energy #Aging

  • I don't mind playing absolute bastards... I just don't want to play the grouch.
    -- Hume Cronyn

    #Play #Mind #Want

  • I'm going to teach you to HATE spending money.
    -- Hume Cronyn

    #Money #Hate #Spending

  • I find it very difficult just to sit. I would love to learn how to do that with contentment.
    -- Hume Cronyn

    #Contentment #Difficult

  • I'm a taskmaster. I was brought up that way, and I'm sure I imposed that on my kids.
    -- Hume Cronyn

    #Kids #Way

  • I do a lot of planning and plotting. That's my greatest weakness. If I'm not terribly careful, I'll plan to a point where it could come out cut and dried.
    -- Hume Cronyn

    #Cutting #Weakness #Planning

  • I fill my life with a lot of 'busyness' in between jobs. Then I work very hard. Some of it is quite unhealthy. It's compulsive. I don't know what to do about it. I'm a little old to change.
    -- Hume Cronyn

    #Jobs #Littles #Unhealthy

  • I try to read everything that's sent me - play scripts, movie scripts - but I've had to make a rule. If the author hasn't grabbed me by Page 25, the piece goes back with a note of apology.
    -- Hume Cronyn

    #Apology #Play #Trying

  • To go on being an actor, you need sheer animal energy. If you can't restock your energy, you have to hide your lack of it.
    -- Hume Cronyn

    #Animal #Energy #Needs

  • I think bad politics are incredibly dangerous, so it's important to make sure that people are communicating well. Culture and morale are super important. It's best to not force it, but let it happen organically and genuinely.

  • What is the most important thing you could be working on in the world right now? ... And if you're not working on that, why aren't you?

  • Some authors have conceptualized depression as a "depletion syndrome" because of the prominence of fatigability; they postulate that the patient exhausts his available energy during the period prior to the onset of the depression and that the depressed state represents a kind of hibernation, during which the patient gradually builds up a new story of energy.

  • I hope that none of the countries in the Middle East are planning anything but the peaceful utilization of nuclear energy.

  • Today, India consumes about 682 watts per capita, far lesser than developed nations. As India develops, it will definitely require a lot more energy.

  • The Sacred Bombshell knows that her creative feminine energy is a catalyst. She remembers her womb wisdom.

  • We both grew into the people we wanted each other to be.

  • If we could switch off the aging gene we would. There's no technology that we've had that we haven't used. We are in the capital of staying young forever.

  • The old are in a second childhood.

  • I want to die young at a ripe old age.