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Spiritual power begins by directing animal power to other than egoistic ends. - John Ruskin

Movie directing is a perfect refuge for the mediocre. - Orson Welles

Creativity comes from awakening and directing men's higher natures, which originate in the primal depths of the universe and are appointed by Heaven. - I Ching

Education is the constraining and directing of youth towards that right reason, which the law affirms, and which the experience of the best of our elders has agreed to be truly right. - Plato [Platon]

And I taught acting for years, and without knowing it that was the real thing that started bending me toward directing. - Sydney Irwin Pollack

Anybody can direct a picture once they know the fundamentals. Directing is not a mystery, it's not an art. The main thing about directing is: photograph the people's eyes. - John Sean O'Feeney Ford

Well, directing is doing the key drawings, not the key animation, mind you. - Chuck Jones

The directing of a picture involves coming out of your individual loneliness and taking a controlling part in putting together a small world. A picture is made. You put a frame around it and move on. And one day you die. That is all there is to it. - John Huston