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I knew Jimmy Dean.
by Tab Hunter

I knew Jimmy Dean.
He tested for 'Battle Cry'.
Paul Newman tested for 'Battle Cry'.
I did nine tests to finally get that role.
- Tab Hunter

People believe what they want to believe.
- Tab Hunter

I don't care whether people like me or dislike me.
I'm not on earth to win a popularity contest.
I'm here to be the best human being I possibly can be.
- Tab Hunter

I wasn't an actor.
They they take the externals.
Here I was, a kid thrown into Hollywood with a brand-new name,
starring in motion pictures.
- Tab Hunter

 

The people that really were important,
that mattered, had a great foundation.
I had no training.
I had to learn while doing, and it was really difficult.
- Tab Hunter

Rock Hudson wasn't my type.
He's a great guy and had a great sense of humor.
- Tab Hunter

John Wayne treated me fine, but that macho stuff turns me off.
It's not real.
- Tab Hunter

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Hollywood cools, and when it cools you have to go to where the work is.
I ran off to Italy to do spaghetti westerns.
- Tab Hunter

I'd work for John Waters again, because he's so off the wall.
- Tab Hunter

I turned into a workaholic to the point of where my health was in jeopardy.
- Tab Hunter

I said, God, the press and people, they just really
hate me and I'm really trying.
Geraldine Page said, Listen to this,
Tab.
If people don't like you, that's their bad taste.
- Tab Hunter

I learned denial from my mother.
I just never confronted things and if anybody did,
I just would go crazy.
- Tab Hunter

I lived a very don't-ask, don't-tell life.
- Tab Hunter

I did Polyester, and I don't regret one minute of it.
It was wonderful.
- Tab Hunter

People place such importance on the external.
It's disgusting.
- Tab Hunter

All the things that happen to people in the industry today,
the actors, what they have to put up with,
all the people wanting to know every single moment of their lives -
I think it's really sad.
- Tab Hunter

A lot has been written about Tony Perkins and myself and I figured,
Let's get it straight.
I had a relationship with Tony for two to three years,
but those are only threads in the tapestry of my whole life.
- Tab Hunter

What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?
- Robert H. Schuller

Die when I may, I want it said by those who knew me best
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

I want it said of me by those who knew me best,
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

We are now at a point where we must educate our children
in what no one knew yesterday,
and prepare our schools for what no one knows yet.
- Margaret Mead

When we hate our enemies, we are
giving them power over us:
power over our sleep, our appetites,
our blood pressure, our health, and our happiness.
Our enemies would dance with joy if only
they knew how they were worrying us,
lacerating us, and getting even with us!
Our hate is not hurting them at all,
but our hate is turning our own days
and nights into a hellish turmoil.
- Dale Carnegie

I breathed a song into the air,
It fell to earth, I knew not where;
For who has sight so keen and strong,
That it can follow the flight of song -
The song from beginning to end,
I found again in the heart of a friend.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

When I saw you I fell in love,
and you smiled because you knew.
- commonly but falsely attributed to William Shakespeare

If we knew what it was we were doing,
it would not be called research, would it?
- Albert Einstein

I wasn't anything special as a father.
But I loved them and they knew it.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

Peace hath higher tests of manhood, than battle ever knew.
- John Greenleaf Whittier

A person is smart. People are dumb,
panicky dangerous animals and you know it.
Fifteen hundred years ago everybody knew
the Earth was the center of the universe.
Five hundred years ago,
everybody knew the Earth was flat,
and fifteen minutes ago,
you knew that humans were alone on this planet.
Imagine what you'll know tomorrow.
- the movie Men in Black

All my life I knew that there was all the money you could want out there.
All you have to do is go after it.
- Curtis Carlson

I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
- Henry Ward Beecher

I wanted to escape so badly.
But of course I knew I couldn't just give up and leave school.
It was only when I heard my mom's voice that I came out of my hiding place.
- Zhang Ziyi

John Candy knew he was going to die.
He told me on his 40th birthday.
He said, well, Maureen, I'm on borrowed time.
- Maureen O'Hara

So my father was a person who never lied to me.
If I had a question, he answered it.
I knew a lot of things at a young age because I was intrigued.
- Nick Cannon

The more he became truly wise,
the more he distrusted everything he knew.
- Voltaire

If I knew for a certainty that a man was coming to my house
with the conscious design of doing me good,
I should run for my life.
- Henry David Thoreau

What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail?
- Robert H. Schuller

My family knew, but most of the sporting world did
not realize that my right hand been some 75% paralyzed.
- Bill Toomey

My father? I never knew him.
Never even seen a picture of him.
- Eminem

Without music, life would be a mistake...
I would only believe in a God who knew how to dance.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

I wanted to be a forest ranger or a coal man.
At a very early age, I knew I didn't want to do what my dad did,
which was work in an office.
- Harrison Ford

I knew I was an unwanted baby when I saw that my bath
toys were a toaster and a radio.
- Joan Rivers

I always knew that food and wine were vital,
with my mother being Italian and a good cook.
- Robert Mondavi

The world is a country which nobody ever yet knew by description;
one must travel through it one's self to be acquainted with it.
- Lord Chesterfield

If I knew I was positive, why would I have ever gone to PAW to take a test?
- Marc Wallice

Klopstock was questioned regarding the meaning of a passage in his poem.
He replied, 'God and I both knew what it meant once;
now God alone knows.'
- Cesare Lombroso

I knew Henry Fonda was my father, but I didn't know who I was.
They all thought of me as Henry Fonda's son.
Unfortunately for them, they never got to know me.
- Peter Fonda

The goal wasn't to be a millionaire or to be a Hollywood star.
That was not the goal.
The goal was something about - the goal was to find the goal,
but I knew where it was.
- James Earl Jones

We don't know all the answers.
If we knew all the answers we'd be bored,
wouldn't we? We keep looking, searching,
trying to get more knowledge.
- Jack LaLanne

I had to audition for the part of Jnior,
and I wanted the role terribly because I knew it was a great character.
This guy is a wonderful, funny, mean old guy.
- Dominic Chianese

One of the first rules of playing the power game is
that all bad news must be accepted calmly,
as if one already knew and didn't care.
- Michael Korda

Simple pleasures were all the pleasures that I knew as a child.
- Willie Stargell

Sybil's my wife, and on the first day of October,
that's the first time I knew Ross was going to run.
- James Stockdale

I knew it was going to be enormous because of the number
of people who bought the books,
but, to be honest, I never thought it would be bigger than Bond.
Never in a million years.
- Robbie Coltrane

There are a lot of people who know me who can't understand
for the life of them why I would got to work on something
as unserious as baseball.
If they only knew.
- A. Bartlett Giamatti

Amin knew that neither West nor East would criticize
him for fear that he would support the other side.
He felt he was untouchable and he said so openly.
- Ryszard Kapuscinski

I was painting sets, working in editorial as an assistant,
driving their trucks, lying that I knew how to drive a truck,
and doing commercials and documentaries.
- Richard Donner

I never knew a man come to greatness or eminence who
lay abed late in the morning.
- Jonathan Swift

I was married when I was 17.
I knew nothing.
I was full of romance.
- Gloria Swanson

Since an early age I was taught to be very politically
aware and knew from childhood that the process was
something I wanted to contribute towards if I could.
- Adam Rickitt

I'm of a fearsome mind to throw my arms around every
living librarian who crosses my path,
on behalf of the souls they never knew they saved.
- Barbara Kingsolver

Everybody's seen a stream or a wood they knew replaced by a strip mall.
- Tom Scholz

I always knew that I wanted to be an artist.
- Maynard James Keenan

If youth knew; if age could.
- Sigmund Freud

I knew I wanted to have a doll of myself on the cover.
I thought, I wanna see myself as a Ken doll.
- David Byrne

I did not want to reject religion as nonsense because
life seemed to have no ultimate purpose without it,
and most of the good people I knew were Christians.
- Luke Ford

Be assured that if you knew all, you would pardon all.
- Thomas Kempis

I happen to be lucky in that I knew what I wanted to
do as far as a career since I was nine years old.
- Alanis Morissette

The single moment when I knew that I had to get busy
and do more was around the death of my son.
- Bobby Rush

Fonda and Gary Cooper had the best sense of timing
of all the actors I knew.
- Gene Tierney

Well, before I knew there was going to be a film.
I was the biggest Harry Potter fan.
I read all the books.
- Rupert Grint

And I used to think that proof that I had religion
was whether I knew how to sing all of the songs.
- Bernice Johnson Reagon


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