Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Corrie Ten Boom
Henry Ward Beecher
James A. Baldwin
Jerry B. Jenkins
Linda M. Godwin
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thomas A. Edison
Famous quotes by Actors
"You can't drown yourself in drink. I've tried, you float"
"When I get sad I stop being sad and be AWESOME instead. True story!"
"So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable"
"My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning and I go to bed at night. In between, I occupy myself as best I can"
"I don't know the first real thing about the dating game. I don't know how to talk to a specific person and connect. I just think you have to go to person by person and do the best you can with people in general"
"I am a hopeless romantic and I love to spoil my girlfriends"
"A woman should be home with the children, building that home and making sure there's a secure family atmosphere"
"Hollywood is run by people who sit up in their executive office, who are not connected to Mississippi, Alabama, Chicago, South Carolina. They know nothing about that, they don't go to church, and they make their decisions about what they think is right"
"God lets you be successful because he trusts you that you will do the right thing with it. Now, does he get disappointed often? All the time, because people get there and they forget how they got it"
"I'm a comedian first. I've learned how to act. I just draw on life experiences and that's how I've learned. I didn't take classes or anything. I don't need no classroom"
"I don't want to be 60 years old standing on stage telling some jokes. I want my life to mean something"
"Comedians walk out, get a feel for the crowd. If it's not going good, we change directions. If we got to drag your momma into this thing, we will. Whatever we got to do"
"My mother raised me in the church. I was not allowed to stay home on Sunday; there was no option. I sang in the choir all the way up until I went to college"
"A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams"
"I'm disappointed in acting as a craft. I want everything to go back to Orson Welles and fake noses and changing your voice. It's become so much about personality"
"Know your lines and don't bump into the furniture"
"It is up to us to give ourselves recognition. If we wait for it to come from others, we feel resentful when it doesn't, and when it does, we may well reject it"
"This mug of mine is as plain as a barn door. Why should people pay 35 cents to look at it?"
"I'm more of a visual person, but I think that reading's extremely important. But I'm very easily distracted. It takes certain books to really grab you in"
"I've always wanted to be an animator. That's an ultimate art form, right there"
"You get to that age where you're watching a lot of television, and who doesn't want to be on television?"
"I can record auditions from my office in my home"
"That's so different in Hong Kong when I'm using my own mother language, I can treat the line in one thousand different ways, with many different reactions"
"As an actor we're just like workers in a factory, we provide our services to directors"
"In the West audiences think I am a stereotyped action star, or that I always play hitmen or killers. But in Hong Kong, I did a lot of comedy, many dramatic films, and most of all, romantic roles, lots of love stories. I was like a romance novel hero"
"I mean, I look at my dad. He was twenty when he started having a family, and he was always the coolest dad. He did everything for his kids, and he never made us feel like he was pressured. I know that it must be a great feeling to be a guy like that"
"I'm 31 now. I think I'm beginning to understand what life is, what romance is, and what a relationship means"
"I sang a song at my sister's wedding. My mother forced me into that, too. But that one felt all right"
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