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Maybe I thought too much about picking up the money
by Alan Ladd

Maybe I thought too much about picking up the money
and not enough about the really good parts.
- Alan Ladd

Time scoots along pretty fast when you grow up.
- Alan Ladd

I'm working myself to death.
- Alan Ladd

I'm the most insecure guy in Hollywood.
If you had it good all your life, you figure it can't ever get bad,
but when you had it bad, you wonder how long a thing like this will last.
- Alan Ladd

 

When I was on the air a lot my throat and vocal chords got tired.
If you don't vary your tones you can't get pretty tired of your own voice.
- Alan Ladd

It's a funny thing about me.
I don't have any interest in food most of the time now,
although when I was a kid I was always hungry.
- Alan Ladd

My parents were so poor when I was a kid,
I never went anywhere.
I take our youngsters with us because I don't know
anything that teaches them so much.
- Alan Ladd

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I had only that one picture, Hitler,
the Beast of Berlin,
in which I had a part big enough to impress anyone.
I tried for better roles over and over again.
- Alan Ladd

I hear about stars being torn to pieces by fans.
It never happened to me and I never saw it happen to anyone else.
- Alan Ladd

I never fail to feel let down when I see myself on the screen.
- Alan Ladd

I just want to make pictures that are entertaining.
I'll leave the scenery chewing to someone else.
- Alan Ladd

As long as my pictures go into theaters and we ask
people to pay to see what I do on the screen,
I should not object if customers want to know what kind of man I am.
- Alan Ladd

Not every father gets a chance to start his son off in his own footsteps.
- Alan Ladd

I've always had a great respect for the picture business.
It's been good to me.
- Alan Ladd

I wish I were the type who could walk into a place
and have everybody love me.
But I'm not, and there's no use wishing.
- Alan Ladd

Strangers still leave me self-conscious.
- Alan Ladd

It's natural to want your kids to have all the things you didn't have.
- Alan Ladd

What good will a tax break do me if I'm crippled for life?
- Alan Ladd

I know what's good for me.
I can't play black or gray.
I can't be a villain or anything close to one.
I have to play white.
- Alan Ladd

It seems only reasonable that the people have a right
to know virtually everything about the personality
they are buying each time they put their money through the box office.
- Alan Ladd

I was a dummy in school.
- Alan Ladd

I'm no good with words but I'll find ways from time
to time to show you how grateful I am.
- Alan Ladd

Being a good host offsets the deprivation and loneliness of my youth.
- Alan Ladd

Nobody's strong enough to stand up under a flood of weak material.
- Alan Ladd

Our children were trained to look after each other.
- Alan Ladd

Maybe I can't act, but I know the gimmicks.
I studied acting all my life and know what's good for me.
- Alan Ladd

I'd rather be David Ladd's father than Alan Ladd any day.
- Alan Ladd

I'm shy and can't for the life of me barge around and slap people on the back.
I sit in a corner by myself and am tickled to death
when someone comes over to talk to me.
- Alan Ladd

I think any movie star who refuses autographs has a hell of a nerve.
- Alan Ladd

I was never trained for anything.
- Alan Ladd

A producer has to know all about everything from set-building to costumes to acting.
- Alan Ladd

I learned more about acting from George Stevens in
a few months than I had in my entire life up until then.
- Alan Ladd

If I had my way, I'd do all my entertaining on the front steps.
- Alan Ladd

I'm going to make it.
Nothing is going to stop me.
Nothing.
I want it too much.
- Alan Ladd

I don't care how small the parts are,
as long as they're good.
- Alan Ladd

Maybe So, Maybe Not.
- Ancient Taoist Proverb

A part of you has grown in me.
And so you see, it's you and me
together forever and never apart,
maybe in distance, but never in heart.
- Anonymous

Today... maybe I can take one step
on that profoundly complex path to peace.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A sloth lives a pretty good life, s-l-o-w-l-y.
Maybe we have something to learn from him.
Some days, being sloth-like may be just what you need
to avoid being consumed by urgency.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I don't know if we each have a destiny,
or if we're all just floatin' around accidental-like on a breeze.
But I, I think maybe it's both.
- the movie Forrest Gump

To be one, to be united is a great thing.
But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
- Bono

Maybe life isn't really as complicated
as we make it out to be.
Perhaps a simple child-like attitude would create
a less stressful and happier life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I know how hard it is in these times to have faith.
But maybe if you could have the faith to start with,
maybe the times would change.
You could change them. Think about it. Try.
And try not to hurt each other.
- the movie Oh, God!

Maybe I could have loved you better.
Maybe you should have loved me more.
Maybe our hearts were just next in line.
Maybe everything breaks sometime.
- Jewel

Maybe a person's time would be as well spent raising
food as raising money to buy food.
- Frank Howard Clark

We'll sort of get over the marriage first and then maybe look at the kids.
But obviously we want a family so we'll have to start thinking about that.
- Prince William

You know what? Maybe there's a good reason
donkeys shouldn't talk.
- the movie Shrek (2001)

My family comes first.
Maybe that's what makes me different from other guys.
- Bobby Darin

You might have seen a housefly, maybe even a superfly,
but I bet you ain't never seen a DONKEY fly!
- the movie Shrek (2001)

Maybe there is no actual place called hell.
Maybe hell is just having to listen to our grandparents
breathe through their noses when they're eating sandwiches.
- Jim Carrey

Maybe nature is fundamentally ugly, chaotic and complicated.
But if it's like that, then I want out.
- Steven Weinberg

Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets.
- Arthur Miller

As the plane got closer to Miami, I had this terrible feeling he was dying.
Maybe he was telling me that he was going.
I felt anger, panic, despair and helplessness.
- Robin Gibb

I did documentaries for maybe 10 years before I turned to fiction films.
- Walter Salles

The fact that maybe I had some success playing G'Kar
doesn't guarantee me three years later that I can still do it,
so I have to keep my senses alive and still be working on it.
- Andreas Katsulas

Maybe I'm sort of like the players -
there's still a lot of little boy in me.
- Herb Brooks

I've learned a lot about my voice, and about things I can do with it.
Maybe that's why my sound has become a little more pop.
- Chely Wright

Vince or Brad or Benicio would say, Maybe we should try this,
and Guy was open to changes.
- Dennis Farina

I have a daughter who's 11 years old.
Maybe she'll grow up independent and really really
heavy and become a movie star and she'll play me in my life story.
- Patti Smith

There's a certain arrogance to an actor who will look
at a script and feel like,
because the words are simple, maybe they can paraphrase it and make it better.
- Mary Steenburgen

Maybe in a few months I can start to daydream if we
are still top of the league.
That is the main one for us.
- John Terry

If a man is truly in love, the most beautiful woman
in the world couldn't take him away.
Maybe for a few days, but not forever.
- Eva Gabor

I also use women as a sex object; maybe I'm kinky.
However, I like to talk to them as well.
- Oliver Reed

When I get out...
if I get out of here, I hope that maybe we can get
back together and have more kids.
- Susan Smith

She's a cool ghost.
Maybe me being nude all the time is why we get along.
- Matthew McConaughey

If every editor turns you down, maybe you should take
a second look at your text,
however, just in case.
- Piers Anthony

In teaching you cannot see the fruit of a day's work.
It is invisible and remains so, maybe for twenty years.
- Jacques Barzun

When we were starting off as kids, just the idea of
maybe going to do this as a living instead of getting
what we thought was going to be a boring job,
was exciting.
- Paul McCartney

If you look at the Bible almost everything that was predicted,
maybe everything, has come to pass.
- Evel Knievel

Most of the fans of John Lennon and maybe John and
Yoko are younger than me.
- Yoko Ono

The music that I play and that I like is traditional music,
maybe it's because of my age.
- Compay Segundo


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