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Feels good to try, but playing a father,
by Adam Sandler

Feels good to try, but playing a father,
I'm getting a little older.
I see now that I'm taking it more serious and I do want that lifestyle.
- Adam Sandler

Related topics: Dad

I sing seriously to my mom on the phone.
To put her to sleep, I have to sing "Maria" from West Side Story.
When I hear her snoring, I hang up.
- Adam Sandler

I never had a speech from my father 'this is what you
must do or shouldn't do' but I just learned to be led by example.
My father wasn't perfect.
- Adam Sandler

I'm 31 now.
I think I'm beginning to understand what life is,
what romance is, and what a relationship means.
- Adam Sandler

 

Well I have a microphone and you don't so you will
listen to every damn word I have to say!
- Adam Sandler

The problem with me, as far as getting married and having a family,
is that my comedy is so important to me.
So I don't know if I'll ever be as good a dad as my dad.
- Adam Sandler

I shouldn't be near Vegas and have money in my pocket.
- Adam Sandler

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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.
- Adam Sandler

I still get very scared when I step in front of a live audience.
- Adam Sandler

I don't think about that.
I wasn't a kid growing up saying one day I'll get an Oscar and make a speech.
That wasn't on my mind.
So what I do is the best work I can do.
- Adam Sandler

When I was younger and did a stand-up gig,
it would take me two weeks to recover.
Sometimes I'd get so panicked that I would stutter.
- Adam Sandler

Chemistry can be a good and bad thing.
Chemistry is good when you make love with it.
Chemistry is bad when you make crack with it.
- Adam Sandler

Most of the stuff I do on the show comes out of me
just trying to make my friends laugh.
- Adam Sandler

I think the reason I don't read is because,
when I'm reading, I feel like I'm missing out on something else.
You know, What are my friends doing? Where's my girlfriend?
- Adam Sandler

Sir one more comment like that and I will strangle
you with my microphone wire!
- Adam Sandler

I don't like being out in public too much.
I don't like going to bars.
I don't like doing celebrity stuff.
- Adam Sandler

I sang a song at my sister's wedding.
My mother forced me into that, too.
But that one felt all right.
- Adam Sandler

I'm not looking to get away from anything.
I like what I've done.
I like what I get to do and I enjoy working with my friends.
I loved those movies, but this is incredible.
- Adam Sandler

We just bought this house.
It's too big.
It's like 400,000 square feet, or something.
We got an indoor lake and ski slope in the house!
It's just too big.
- Adam Sandler

I do love the films I've done in the past.
I work hard in my movies and my friends work hard and
we're trying to make people laugh and I'm very proud of that.
- Adam Sandler

My comedy is different every time I do it.
I don't know what the hell I'm doing.
- Adam Sandler

Well, we're living in a material world,
and I'm a material girl...
or boy.
- Adam Sandler

When I got into this, I never thought about reviews.
I never thought about what people would say about me,
I was just a young guy who was excited to become a comedian and an actor,
and I just wanted to get to do what I got to do.
- Adam Sandler

I don't know who I touch and who I don't.
I work hard trying to make people laugh.
I try to do the kind of stuff that made me laugh growing up.
I don't have any secrets.
I don't know the reasons I've been so well received.
- Adam Sandler

It definitely has learning a lesson about the way you're living your life.
I wouldn't compare our movie to that,
but it has a structure where it's about a man who doesn't
appreciate all that he has and finds out at the end
that life has been great and he has to enjoy that.
- Adam Sandler

Doing Saturday Night Live definitely affects my relationship
with my girlfriend and with my family,
because you feel so much pressure to do well that night.
But I think everyone's grown to accept that and so
they give me my space at the show.
- Adam Sandler

My movies just kind of sneak up on you.
I don't have to worry too much about what everybody is going to say.
Anyway, I really don't pay attention to what the world says about my movies.
I just care about what my buddies think.
- Adam Sandler

To be honest with you, when I got into this I never thought about reviews.
I never thought about what people would say about me.
I was just a young guy who was excited to become a
comedian and an actor and I just wanted to get to do what I got to do.
- Adam Sandler

I'm not comfortable being around too many people.
I don't like being out in public too much.
I don't like going to bars.
I don't like doing celebrity stuff.
So most of the characters I play are people who don't
always feel comfortable beyond their small circle of friends.
- Adam Sandler

This character feels so much like my brother.
He has two children.
He has a wife.
He works with me.
He chooses to stay in New Hampshire because he wants
his kids to grow up in the school they started with.
He doesn't want them to lose friends.
He is his family's hero.
- Adam Sandler

When I'm up there, and I know the show's coming to a close,
in my head I'm saying to myself, Oh man,
you gotta get off and be a normal person again.
That's what I don't like so much.
- Adam Sandler

You know, when you don't go on TV and talk about how
many women you sleep with,
some people in Hollywood, that are supposedly 'in the know,'
start whispering that you're gay.
If I were gay, I wouldn't be ashamed to admit it,
but I'm not.
- Adam Sandler

One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller

Faith is the bird that feels the light
and sings when the dawn is still dark.
- Rabindranath Tagore

True love is a process of co-creation
in which neither feels ownership or superiority.
Jealousy is a highly destructive force
for love and relationships.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Forgiveness is not always easy.
At times, it feels more painful
than the wound we suffered,
to forgive the one that inflicted it.
And yet, there is no peace without forgiveness.
- Marianne Williamson

I believe that every human mind feels pleasure
in doing good to another.
- Thomas Jefferson

No matter how dull, or how mean, or how wise a man is,
he feels that happiness is his indisputable right.
- Helen Keller

When one has the feeling of dislike for evil,
when one feels tranquil,
one finds pleasure in listening to good teachings;
when one has these feelings and appreciates them,
one is free of fear.
- The Buddha

Pick up a stone that feels good to you
and is small enough to hold in one hand.
Consider how long that stone has been around
and what enormous pressure it has experienced.
Draw strength from its long history.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A true friendship always feels safe and comfortable.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Jealousy is that pain which a man feels
from the apprehension that he is not equally beloved
by the person whom he entirely loves.
- Joseph Addison

Identify your assumptions (what you believe).
Question how you feel when you hold those assumptions.
Visualize holding different assumptions.
Ask yourself how it feels to hold a different world-view.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I want to have children, but my friends scare me.
One of my friends told me she was in labor for 36 hours.
I don't even want to do anything that feels good for 36 hours.
- Rita Rudner

If the new American father feels bewildered and even defeated,
let him take comfort from the fact that whatever he
does in any fathering situation has a fifty percent chance of being right.
- Bill Cosby

Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark.
- Rabindranath Tagore

A humorist is a person who feels bad,
but who feels good about it.
- Don Herold

Each nation feels superior to other nations.
That breeds patriotism - and wars.
- Dale Carnegie

Who hears music feels his solitude peopled at once.
- Robert Browning

Design is not just what it looks like and feels like.
Design is how it works.
- Steve Jobs

The foot feels the foot when it feels the ground.
- The Buddha

People think I'm crazy and reckless but I'm absolutely not...
I'm soooo safe and soooo careful and I won't do anything
that feels like I could break something.
- Catherine Bell

They lyrical content has grown more introspective and less abstract.
I don't know if that's good or bad...
Sometimes it feels a little raw to be putting so much of myself out there.
- Mark Edwards

So, once I get writing I really try and put five to
eight hours a day in my room with a guitar to really
try and come up with stuff that feels interesting enough to me to keep it.
- Catie Curtis

I think I'm drawn to writing about something which
feels intense and important.
- Rose Tremain

It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.
- John Bulwer

A dissenting minority feels free only when it can impose
its will on the majority:
what it abominates most is the dissent of the majority.
- Eric Hoffer

In those days, slavery was not looked upon,
even in Quaker Philadelphia, with the shudder and abhorrence
one feels towards it now.
- John Sergeant Wise

One eye sees, the other feels.
- Paul Klee

To err is human, but it feels divine.
- Mae West

Losing feels worse than winning feels good.
- Vin Scully

I'm told leather drives men up the wall.
I like wearing it because it because it feels nice.
- Honor Blackman

The patriot who feels himself in the service of God,
who acknowledges Him in all his ways,
has the promise of Almighty direction,
and will find His Word in his greatest darkness.
- Francis Scott Key

Your bat is your life.
It's your weapon.
You don't want to go into battle with anything that feels less than perfect.
- Lou Brock

A man never feels more important than when he receives
a telegram containing more than ten words.
- George Ade

Every man who possibly can should force himself to
a holiday of a full month in a year,
whether he feels like taking it or not.
- William James

If you're playing somebody who is not you,
then you can imagine that you are that person.
You can feel like he feels, move like he moves,
look like he looks - in your own mind.
- Morgan Freeman

Everybody likes the underdog, because everybody feels like the underdog.
No matter how successful you are, you always think,
No one's being nice enough to me!
- Kate Beckinsale

You have learned something.
That always feels at first as if you had lost something.
- H. G. Wells

One sometimes feels a guest of one's time and not a member of its household.
- George F. Kennan

I sometimes feel like I could do another job.
Anything.
Maybe because as an actress you're playing different characters,
everything feels possible.
- Juliette Binoche


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