Facts about Alan Alda

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Alan Alda is a famous Actor from USA, he is 81 years old and still alive, born January 28, 1936.

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He is born under the zodiac aquarius, who is known for Knowledge, Humanitarian, Serious, Insightful, Duplicitous. Our collection contains 32 quotes who is written / told by Alan, under the main topics: Intelligence, Money.

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Famous quotes by Alan Alda (32)


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"If I can't get the girl, at least give me more money"
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"When does she do all this thinking? We're together all the time but she thinks deeply about things and with feeling and she can remember the facts. We've been married 48 years"
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"It isn't necessary to be rich and famous to be happy. It's only necessary to be rich"
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"I'm in the real world, some people try to steal from me, and I stop them, frequently, take them to court. I love a good lawsuit. It's fun"
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"Be as smart as you can, but remember that it is always better to be wise than to be smart"
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"When people are laughing, they're generally not killing one another"
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"I wouldn't live in California. All that sun makes you sterile"
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"I found I wasn't asking good enough questions because I assumed I knew something. I would box them into a corner with a badly formed question, and they didn't know how to get out of it. Now, I let them take me through it step by step, and I listen"
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"Almost everybody that's well-known gets tagged with a nickname"
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"You wouldn't want to be called a sell-out by selling a product. Selling out was frowned on, whereas now you can major in it at business school"
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"Laugh at yourself, but don't ever aim your doubt at yourself. Be bold. When you embark for strange places, don't leave any of yourself safely on shore. Have the nerve to go into unexplored territory"
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"Here's my Golden Rule for a tarnished age: Be fair with others, but keep after them until they're fair with you"
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"Be fair with others, but then keep after them until they're fair with you"
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"The creative is the place where no one else has ever been. You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition"
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"I've never tried to manipulate my image"
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"I've been nominated twice before as actor in a leading part. Now I'm nominated as actor in a supporting part. If I don't win, I'll just wait until I'm nominated for being in the theater during the show. Do they have one like that?"
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"You can't get there by bus, only by hard work and risk and by not quite knowing what you're doing. What you'll discover will be wonderful. What you'll discover will be yourself"
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"It makes it fun. When an actor plays a character, you want what that character wants. Otherwise it doesn't look authentic. So I really want to defeat Jimmy - I mean Jimmy as the character"
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"If I can't get the girl, at least give me more money"
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"I'm an angry person, angrier than most people would imagine, I get flashes of anger. What works for me is working out when it's useful to use that anger"
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"Be as smart as you can, but remember that it is always better to be wise than to be smart"
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"No man or woman of the humblest sort can really be strong, gentle and good, without the world being better for it, without somebody being helped and comforted by the very existence of that goodness"
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"Never Have Your Dog Stuffed is really advice to myself, a reminder to myself not to avoid change or uncertainty, but to go with it, to surf into change"
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"After a while I started to think of that as an image of something that went a lot deeper than the dead dog, which is you can't bring back anything to life"
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"My mother didn't try to stab my father until I was six, but she must have shown signs of oddness before that"
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"It's too bad I'm not as wonderful a person as people say I am, because the world could use a few people like that"
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"It's really clear to me that you can't hang onto something longer than its time. Ideas lose certain freshness, ideas have a shelf life, and sometimes they have to be replaced by other ideas"
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"I'm most at home on the stage. I was carried onstage for the first time when I was six months old"
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"Begin challenging your own assumptions. Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in awhile, or the light won't come in"
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"You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you'll discover will be wonderful. What you'll discover is yourself"
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"It's not an epitaph. I felt I could look back at my life and get a good story out of it. It's a picture of somebody trying to figure things out. I'm not trying to create some impression about myself. That doesn't interest me"
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"Be brave enough to live life creatively. The creative place where no one else has ever been"


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