Standing On The Edge Quotes by J. D. Salinger, Anthony Griffin, Kurt Vonnegut, Theodore Roosevelt, Sarah McLachlan, David Levithan 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’d just be the catcher in the rye and all. I know it’s crazy, but that’s the only thing I’d really like to be. I know it’s crazy.
We’re standing on the edge of a new frontier.
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.
So that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who knew neither victory nor defeat.
I’m so tired, but I can’t sleep. Standing on the edge of something much too deep.
I’m always standing on the edge of something bad.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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