What you're really after when you see a film or listen to a song is a singular vision, and I'm not sure how much of that you really get in Hollywood.
The residence of the Plymouth settlers in the Netherlands, and the later conquest of the Dutch colonies, had brought the Americans into contact with the singularly wise and free institutions of the Dutch.
I'm intrigued by films that have a singular vision behind them. A lot of studio movies have ten writers by the time they're done. You have a movie testing 200 times, making adjustments according to various people's opinions. It's difficult to have an undistilled vision.
I am very proud of my role in 'Singularity.' It pushed me into the territory of period romance. It was a very emotional and challenging role.
I'm really so singular, I am only able to work on one thing at a time. I really am.
Anyone who knows a strange fact shares in its singularity.
Remember: Y'all is singular. All y'all is plural. All y'all's is plural possessive.
The most important thing is story-telling. It's as singular and old-fashioned as that.
My career has evolved at its own peculiar pace. American careers are supposed to have a much more singular direction than I've been able to... stomach.
The most powerful words in English are 'Tell me a story,' words that are intimately related to the complexity of history, the origins of language, the continuity of the species, the taproot of our humanity, our singularity, and art itself.
If I had one singular galvanizing ambition in life, I would try to reverse engineer toward it, but I don't.
I believe in singularity in relationships because you've got to have trust on both sides.
Our minds work in real time, which begins at the Big Bang and will end, if there is a Big Crunch - which seems unlikely, now, from the latest data showing accelerating expansion. Consciousness would come to an end at a singularity.
As Irving Good realised in 1965, machines with superhuman intelligence could repeatedly improve their design even further, triggering what Vernor Vinge called a 'singularity.'
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