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    I don't want to put 12 singles on an album. I want to make a story, a little movie.
    — Zedd
    tags: movie  stories 
     
    Russia can be either an empire or a democracy, but it cannot be both. . . . Without Ukraine, Russia ceases to be an empire, but with Ukraine suborned and then subordinated, Russia automatically becomes an empire.
    — Zbigniew Brzezinski
    tags: democracy  russia 
     
    The most immediate task is to make certain that no state or combination of states gains the capacity to expel the United States from Eurasia or even to diminish significantly its decisive arbitration role.
    — Zbigniew Brzezinski
    The Ukrainian opposition should adopt democratic unity as its main principle, and it also must have one leader.
    — Zbigniew Brzezinski
    tags: leader  adopt 
     
    The scope of America's global hegemony is admittedly great, but its depth is shallow, limited by both domestic and external restraints.
    — Zbigniew Brzezinski
    tags: america 
     
    I don't think about the media.
    — Zara Phillips
    tags: media 
     
    Writing was like digging coal. I sweat blood. The spell is on me.
    — Zane Grey
    tags: blood  writing 
     
    If you have passion for what you want to do and that's what you want to do, you've just got to bust your balls and go for it if you want to play music.
    — Zakk Wylde
    tags: music  passion 
     
    Since day one my thing has always been to play the music
    — Zakk Wylde
    tags: music 
     
    The one thing about the music business is that there is no rulebook. It's not like the NFL or something where there's four downs to get ten yards or baseball where it's three strikes and you're out.
    — Zakk Wylde
    tags: music  business  baseball 
     
    I have found a shaft, going 29 meters [95 feet, approximately] vertically down into the ground, exactly halfway between the Chefren Pyramid and the Sphinx. At the bottom, which was filled with water, we have found a burial chamber with four pillars. In the middle is a large granite sarcophagus which I expect to be the grave of Osiris, the god.
    — Zahi Hawass
    tags: water  god 
     
    I've always thought that design can have equal importance to the idea of internal architecture. Professionally, things can be very dogmatic - you do the architecture, someone else does the interiors, someone else does the furniture, the fabric, etc. But I think design is all-encompassing.
    — Zaha Hadid
    tags: thoughts  ideas 
     
    Too many are too obsessed by method. it becomes a dogma.
    — Zaha Hadid
    I like hip-hop, I like yay music.
    — Zacky Vengeance
    tags: music 
     
    There's very few dork movies made by dorks.
    — Zack Snyder
    tags: movie 
     
    Yeah, I mean, I think I'm obsessed with tone in the movies. Tone has always been the main thing that I go after with a movie.
    — Zack Snyder
    tags: movie 
     
    There's that weird and cool line that music can cross where it still gives you the goosebumps and you think it's cool but on the other hand it's sort of like also letting you off the hook a little bit with the ironic aspects of the thing. I think that's the inexplicable, the smell of a movie. That's the taste of the movie.
    — Zack Snyder
    tags: movie  music 
     
    It's more like Christmas, you know, when you get a shot in that looks great and it's exactly what you want. It's a great feeling, and there's nothing like it.
    — Zack Snyder
    tags: christmas 
     
    The thing about owls is that they do sort of have this facial disc, which is unlike any other bird. They kind of have a face, more than like a dog or a giraffe. They have this weird, alien face that you can actually make expressive.
    — Zack Snyder
    tags: dog 
     
    In the Making Of book ["300"] there's a guy named Victor Davis Hanson who is a a frickin genius. He's a Greek historian and we showed him the movie because I wanted him to write a forward to the Making Of book. I was a little nervous to be honest, because I wasn't sure how he'd react.
    — Zack Snyder
    tags: movie  genius  book  write 
     
    It's a very complicated landscape and I don't think there's one easy answer about it [Edard Snowden movie].
    — Zachary Quinto
    What I wanted was just to make music, and so, originally I just wanted to hide behind the album cover of the last record, and I wanted it to be almost anonymous.
    — Zachary Cole Smith
    tags: music 
     
    I really have no preference between TV and film. I think that each individual project is its own thing and has a very different style.
    — Zach Gilford
    tags: film 
     
    I don't like cursing in movies. I feel like cursing has become the new hackiness. You try to find substitutions for cursing.
    — Zach Galifianakis
    tags: movie 
     
    I'm very flash and burn - the first thing that comes to mind is obviously the best idea, and that's because it should come out of a natural place, and if you don't do that then you're writing someone else's music, not your own.
    — Zach Condon
    tags: music  mind  writing  ideas 
     
    I think it's become much harder because I'm more afraid of every step I take. I'm more aware of its ramifications, I'm more aware of the less creative aspects of music - like the business-side of things for example.
    — Zach Condon
    I do feel like my music, in some weird way, is probably better suited for cinema than for anything else - I can't really explain, other than I think that music has been mostly inspired often by soundtracks.
    — Zach Condon
    tags: music 
     
    When I was little I always wanted to drive a train. That, and become a baker.
    — Zach Braff
    I'm a big proponent of 'Don't Ask, Don't tell,' in fact, I enforce it strictly on all of my dates. First, I don't ask them for sex, and then I warn them not to tell anyone after I'm through.
    — Zach Braff
    tags: facts  sex 
     
    I was originally casted to be in the Superman movie but I read the script and realized that it was mysteriously similar to my screenplay for Zach Braff the Movie.
    — Zach Braff
    tags: movie  read 
     
    Have I ever had sex with a hooker? I'd like to answer that question with a question of my own. Can just anyone look up police records?
    — Zach Braff
    tags: questions  sex 
     
    Actually when I gave out the script, I gave it with a CD of all the music I wanted to put in the movie, and again, we never thought we'd get all that music.
    — Zach Braff
    tags: thoughts  movie  music 
     
    I find my movie props in my neighbors houses.
    — Zach Braff
    tags: movie 
     
    I have no desire to make money off musicians. I just want to promote them because I want to share music.
    — Zach Braff
    tags: desires  music  money  shares 
     
    I like hot dogs. I like eggplant. I like pizza and creamed corn and beer. But I don't like Arabs.
    — Zach Braff
    tags: dog 
     
    I went to film school and wanted to learn everything there was about making movies.
    — Zach Braff
    tags: movie  film  school  learn 
     
    When I first moved to L.A., I thought about turning gay. Then I realized none of the guys I was interested in was good enough for me.
    — Zach Braff
    tags: thoughts  gay 
     
    I always wanted to direct movies. That's what I set out to do. When I was a little kid I just dreamed of making movies, and I went to film school [at Northwestern University].
    — Zach Braff
    tags: movie  film  school  kids 
     
    No Atlantis is too underwater or fictional.
    — Zach Anner
    It's hard to film underwater. It really is tricky. You don't have goggles, so you can't see anything. You don't know where you're swimming to. Everything's blurry.
    — Zac Efron
    tags: film 
     
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