Standing On The Edge Quotes by J. D. Salinger, Kurt Vonnegut, Roger Deakins, Sarah McLachlan, Anthony Griffin, Billy Collins and many others.
I kept picturing all these little kids in this big field of rye… If they’re running and they don’t look where they’re going, I have to come out from somewhere and catch them.
I want to stand as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all the kinds of things you can’t see from the center.
When you move the camera, or you do a shot like the crane down (in Shawshank) with them standing on the edge of the roof, then it’s got to mean something. You’ve got to know why you’re doing it; it’s got to be for a reason within the story, and to further the story.
I’m so tired, but I can’t sleep. Standing on the edge of something much too deep.
We’re standing on the edge of a new frontier.
Poetry is like standing on the edge of a lake on a moonlit night and the light of the moon is always pointing straight at you.
If you want to be rich, you need to develop your vision. You must be standing on the edge of time gazing into the future.
The really wonderful moments of joy in this world are not the moments of self-satisfaction, but self-forgetfulness. Standing on the edge of the Grand Canyon and contemplating your own greatness is pathological. At such moments we are made for a magnificent joy that comes from outside ourselves.
It is not the critic who counts
It’s like standing on the edge of a cliff. This is especially true of the first draft. Every day you’re making up the earth you’re going to stand on.