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

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

I'm working myself to death.
- Alan Ladd

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

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

 

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

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

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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

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

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

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 was a dummy in school.
- Alan Ladd

I was never trained for anything.
- Alan Ladd

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Our children were trained to look after each other.
- 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

Strangers still leave me self-conscious.
- 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 don't care how small the parts are,
as long as they're good.
- 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

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

You can't stop the music, nobody can stop the music.
- Village People

Nobody can be uncheered with a balloon.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

An error does not become truth
by reason of multiplied propagation,
nor does truth become error because nobody sees it.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Existence needs you.
Without you, something will be missing
in existence and nobody can replace it.
Thats what gives you dignity,
that the whole existence will miss you.
- Osho

Nobody cares how much you know,
until they know how much you care.
- attributed to Theodore Roosevelt, among others,
but probably earlier and anonymous

Nobody cares if you can't dance well. Just get up and dance.
- Dave Barry

A somebody was once a nobody who wanted to and did.
- John Burroughs

Work like you don't need the money.
Love like you've never been hurt.
Dance like nobody's watching.
- Satchel Paige

Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment
before starting to improve the world.
- Anne Frank

I have a great deal of company in the house,
especially in the morning when nobody calls.
- Henry David Thoreau

Nobody has ever asked the nuclear family to live
all by itself in a box the way we do.
With no relatives, no support,
we've put it in an impossible situation.
- Margaret Mead

Nobody, as long as he moves about
among the chaotic currents of life,
is without trouble.
- Carl Jung

One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
- Mother Teresa

A man who trusts nobody is apt to be the kind of man nobody trusts.
- Harold MacMillan

Housework is what a woman does that nobody notices
unless she hasn't done it.
- Evan Esar

The secret of business is to know something that nobody else knows.
- Aristotle Onassis

Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years.
We grow old by deserting our ideals.
Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.
- Samuel Ullman

I realized my family was funny, because nobody ever
wanted to leave our house.
- Anthony Anderson

Nobody ever asks a father how he manages to combine marriage and a career.
- Sam Ewing

Nobody ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public.
- H. L. Mencken

Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens
we have to keep going back and beginning all over again.
- Andre Gide

Nobody's a natural.
You work hard to get good and then work to get better.
It's hard to stay on top.
- Paul Coffey

Nobody roots for Goliath.
- Wilt Chamberlain

Nobody is as powerful as we make them out to be.
- Alice Walker

Nobody can give you wiser advice than yourself.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

I think a major element of jetlag is psychological.
Nobody ever tells me what time it is at home.
- David Attenborough

Nobody climbs mountains for scientific reasons.
Science is used to raise money for the expeditions,
but you really climb for the hell of it.
- Edmund Hillary

Nobody makes movies bad on purpose.
- Roland Emmerich

Nobody really believes in equality anyway.
- Warren Farrell

I grew up in a house where nobody had to tell me to
go to school every day and do my homework.
- Constance Baker Motley

Where large sums of money are concerned,
it is advisable to trust nobody.
- Agatha Christie

There is nobody so irritating as somebody with less
intelligence and more sense than we have.
- Don Herold


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