Peeling An Onion Quotes by Carl Sandburg, Harry Lennix, Juliette Binoche, Larry Moss, Steve Jobs, James Huneker and many others.
Life is like an onion. You peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep.
The beauty of doing a series is that, over the course of time, it’s like peeling an onion. You’re able to reveal these layers, more and more. You just don’t want to reveal too much, too soon.
Acting is like peeling an onion. You have to peel away each layer to reveal another.
A good or great performance is like peeling an onion; in every scene you reveal another layer, something the audience hasn’t seen until then. They stay involved because they are constantly learning about and discovering the character they are watching. They can’t take you for granted and it keeps them hooked.
When you first start off trying to solve a problem, the first solutions you come up with are very complex, and most people stop there. But if you keep going, and live with the problem and peel more layers of the onion off, you can often times arrive at some very elegant and simple solutions.
Life is like an onion: you peel off layer after layer and then you find there is nothing in it.
As we go within the self, we discover that all the voices of our past lives are still there. As we peel ourselves, which is a process very much like peeling an onion, we discover that there are many selves within the self.
Newton had a very good description of gravity, back in the day, and then Einstein came along and dug a little bit deeper. Science is like peeling an onion. You go deeper and deeper and deeper, and it doesn’t stop. It’s not like you will get to a right answer.
A woman’s chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
It’s toughest to forgive ourselves. So it’s probably best to start with other people. It’s almost like peeling an onion. Layer by layer, forgiving others, you really do get to the point where you can forgive yourself.
The (editing) work was like peeling an onion. The outer skin came off with difficulty… but in no time youd be down to its innards, tears streaming from your eyes as more and more beautiful reductions became possible.