Top 1200 Quotes & Sayings by Famous Actors

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I am not a member of any organized political party. I am a Democrat.
I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.
Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that's real power. — © Clint Eastwood
Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that's real power.
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
I think the thing to do is enjoy the ride while you're on it.
I always liked the story of Noah's Ark and the idea of starting anew by rescuing the things you like and leaving the rest behind.
If you're lucky enough to do well, it's your responsibility to send the elevator back down.
I have a lot of great memories, but I can't imagine anything more exciting than the life I have now.
Sometimes just when I say hello the right way, I'm like, 'Whoa, I'm so cool.'
The way to change the world is through individual responsibility and taking local action in your own community.
When life hits you pretty hard, you can go into a dark corner.
Personally, I prefer the dark side.
Everybody wants to be famous, but nobody wants to do the work. I live by that. You grind hard so you can play hard. At the end of the day, you put all the work in, and eventually it'll pay off. It could be in a year, it could be in 30 years. Eventually, your hard work will pay off.
I'm not the kind of person who tries to be cool or trendy, I'm definitely an individual. — © Leonardo DiCaprio
I'm not the kind of person who tries to be cool or trendy, I'm definitely an individual.
Success isn't always about greatness. It's about consistency. Consistent hard work leads to success. Greatness will come.
Live a life less ordinary.
I think what makes people fascinating is conflict, it's drama, it's the human condition. Nobody wants to watch perfection.
The only failure is not to try.
Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too.
Be like a duck. Calm on the surface, but always paddling like the dickens underneath.
When you see a person, do you just concentrate on their looks? It's just a first impression. Then there's someone who doesn't catch your eye immediately, but you talk to them and they become the most beautiful thing in the world. The greatest actors aren't what you would call beautiful sex symbols.
Learning how to be still, to really be still and let life happen - that stillness becomes a radiance.
Not eating meat is a decision, eating meat is an instinct.
My motto is: more good times.
My philosophy is it's none of my business what people say of me and think of me. I am what I am, and I do what I do. I expect nothing and accept everything. And it makes life so much easier.
Success is different for everyone; everybody defines it in their own way, and that's part of what we do in 'Close Up', finding what it was each person wanted to achieve and what their willingness to sacrifice for that was.
How do I act so well? What I do is I pretend to be the person I'm portraying in the film or play.
Bad news travels at the speed of light; good news travels like molasses.
If you don't learn from your mistakes, then they become regrets.
You pray for rain, you gotta deal with the mud too. That's a part of it.
Every age has its storytelling form, and video gaming is a huge part of our culture. You can ignore or embrace video games and imbue them with the best artistic quality. People are enthralled with video games in the same way as other people love the cinema or theatre.
One of the best pieces of advice I ever got was from a horse master. He told me to go slow to go fast. I think that applies to everything in life. We live as though there aren't enough hours in the day but if we do each thing calmly and carefully we will get it done quicker and with much less stress.
Nature doesn't need people - people need nature; nature would survive the extinction of the human being and go on just fine, but human culture, human beings, cannot survive without nature.
Just knowing you don't have the answers is a recipe for humility, openness, acceptance, forgiveness, and an eagerness to learn - and those are all good things.
I'd rather live in a cave with a view of a palace than live in a palace with a view of a cave.
We're all just passing time and occupy our chair very briefly.
Sport is a wonderful metaphor for life. Of all the sports that I played - skiing, baseball, fishing - there is no greater example than golf, because you're playing against yourself and nature.
At its best, life is completely unpredictable. — © Christopher Walken
At its best, life is completely unpredictable.
When people don't believe in you, you have to believe in yourself.
My parents couldn't give me a whole lot of financial support, but they gave me good genes. My dad is a handsome son-of-a-gun, and my mom is beautiful. And I've definitely been the lucky recipient. So, thank you, Mom and Dad.
It's easy to fool the eye but it's hard to fool the heart.
To me, the smell of fresh-made coffee is one of the greatest inventions.
It's not an easy journey, to get to a place where you forgive people. But it is such a powerful place, because it frees you.
May you live as long as you want and not want as long as you live.
Being a gentleman is a worthy goal.
Comedy is surprises, so if you're intending to make somebody laugh and they don't laugh, that's funny.
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
I'm a big believer that life changes as much as you want it to.
The spiral in a snail's shell is the same mathematically as the spiral in the Milky Way galaxy, and it's also the same mathematically as the spirals in our DNA. It's the same ratio that you'll find in very basic music that transcends cultures all over the world.
I always want to say to people who want to be rich and famous: 'try being rich first'. See if that doesn't cover most of it. There's not much downside to being rich, other than paying taxes and having your relatives ask you for money. But when you become famous, you end up with a 24-hour job.
I have a hard time with free time. — © Shia LaBeouf
I have a hard time with free time.
Family is not an important thing. It's everything.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
The only thing you sometimes have control over is perspective. You don't have control over your situation. But you have a choice about how you view it.
Never stop. Never stop fighting. Never stop dreaming.
When you have expectations, you are setting yourself up for disappointment.
There's something messed up with my brain.
I believe in running through the rain and crashing into the person you love and having your lips bleed on each other.
If you're not yelling at your kids, then you're not spending enough time with them!
I always hope to be a better person tomorrow than today.
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