John Gilling Quotes (1 quote)
“Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.”
Variant: "Permanence, persistence is the first condition of all fruitfulness in the ways of men. The 'tendency to persevere,' to persist in spite of hindrances, discouragements and ' impossibilities:' it is this that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak." From: "Past and Present" (1843), Book IV: Horoscope, "Permanence"
“Commitment. This is my favorite word because in some way, people who are committed are always much more interesting and much more reliable, and much more, I would say, deep than people who are not.”
"Q&A with Carlos Ghosn" published in CNN website on December 7, 2006.
“Obscenity is a moral concept in the verbal arsenal of the establishment, which abuses the term by applying it, not to expressions of its own morality but to those of another.”
An Essay on Liberation, Beacon Press, 1971 - ISBN: 9780807096871
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Born: May 29, 1912
Died: November 22, 1984 (aged 72)
Bio: John Gilling was an English film director and screenwriter, born in London. He was chiefly known for his horror films, especially for Hammer Films, for whom he directed Shadow of the Cat, The Plague of the Zombies, The Reptile and The Mummy's Shroud, among others. He is also renowned for many low- to mid-budget detective films and teleplays with unexpected touches of comedy blended in.