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Ben Stiller Quotes and Sayings

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I'm always willing to endure humiliation on behalf of my characters.
- Ben Stiller

I would like to do more dramas when I find a good role
that will allow me to politely upset people's expectations of me as a comic actor.
- Ben Stiller

My own parents were touchy-feely.
- Ben Stiller

You're freaked out that you're going to be having a child,
and once you're looking after your daughter,
it's the most beautiful thing in the world.
- Ben Stiller

 

I think most politicians could take a dodgeball in the face.
- Ben Stiller

Paul is Starsky, and I met him before shooting.
He was very kind and encouraged us to go with what we wanted to do.
It was very sweet to see them back with the car after 25 years.
- Ben Stiller

My parents used to throw great New Year's Eve parties.
They invited such an eclectic mix of showbiz people.
All those cool people were always hanging out at our apartment.
- Ben Stiller

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I'm not an expert on the Malaysian sense of humor.
- Ben Stiller

I enjoy the work I do in comedies.
It's a valid test of your creative abilities.
- Ben Stiller

Whatever talent I had, I'm sure it helped that my parents
were in the business and that I grew up around actors,
comedians and directors.
- Ben Stiller

I don't think the public is dying to see me necessarily be funny all the time.
- Ben Stiller

I think people will be curious to see what I can do as a dramatic actor.
- Ben Stiller

I don't think know if anything's going to translate anywhere.
You're making a movie, you hope it's going to be funny,
you can't think about how it's going to go over.
- Ben Stiller

Jim Carrey, a comic genius, has a harder time overcoming
the public's desire for him to be funny simply because he's so good at it.
- Ben Stiller

I don't have a burning desire to be taken seriously as an actor.
I don't have a master plan in that way.
- Ben Stiller

Zoolander was more of my own sensibility.
- Ben Stiller

Fashion is so over the top.
- Ben Stiller

I grew up wanting to make movies, and along the way
I suddenly found that I had a career doing comedy.
- Ben Stiller

I love New York.
I was sad, depressed and incredibly moved by our fellow
countrymen and what they've done.
I wanted to give people a chance to see something funny,
have a distraction.
- Ben Stiller

There's an old saying in Hollywood: It's not the length of your film,
it's how you use it.
- Ben Stiller

The failure of The Cable Guy impacted my career.
I had to start writing and acting again.
- Ben Stiller

It was a mixed blessing to have famous parents.
It was tough to go to auditions and be bad,
since I couldn't be anonymous.
- Ben Stiller

I've had a very good career and I'm grateful that the
public has had some level of acceptance and appreciation of my work.
- Ben Stiller

If you look at my eyes when I'm dancing,
you'll see that glazed look.
- Ben Stiller

Very quickly after meeting Dustin, the whole image
I had of him was shattered.
- Ben Stiller

Maybe forced retirement isn't necessary after all.
- Ben Stiller

Even when I'm not directing, that doesn't stop Owen
from having ideas for what I should be doing.
- Ben Stiller

I have a lot of nervous energy.
Work is my best way of channelling that into something
productive unless I want to wind up assaulting the postman or gardener.
- Ben Stiller

I don't devalue comedy as compared to drama.
Not one bit.
- Ben Stiller

The cliches are that it's the most generic Starsky
and Hutch plot you can find.
- Ben Stiller

There's always an element of fear that you need to
work a lot until people get sick and tired of you or
finally figure out that you're a fraud after all!
- Ben Stiller

Sometimes I wondered whether I hadn't let my career
get confined to one direction,
but lately I've decided to accept the fact that I have
this opportunity to be successful doing comedies.
- Ben Stiller

I just watched Paul Michael Glaser.
He was the reason I wanted to do the movie because
as a kid I was such a big fan of his.
I watched all the episodes and tried to get a feeling for what he was doing.
- Ben Stiller

We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned,
so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.
- Joseph Campbell PHOTO

In order to succeed, you must first be willing to fail.
- Anonymous

Move out of your comfort zone. You can only
grow if you are willing to feel awkward and
uncomfortable when you try something new.
- Brian Tracy

When people get caught up with that which is right
and they are willing to sacrifice for it,
there is no stopping point short of victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

In order to discover new lands,
one must be willing to lose sight
of the shore for a very long time.
- Anonymous

When trouble arises and things look bad,
there is always one individual who perceives a solution
and is willing to take command.
Very often, that individual is crazy.
- Dave Barry

It is not fair to ask of others
what you are not willing to do yourself.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Until you'll willing to look foolish,
you'll never have the possibility of being great.
- Cher

We are not what we know
but what we are willing to learn.
- Mary Catherine Bateson

Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
- John Keywood

A great man is always willing to be little.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Knowing is not enough; we must apply.
Willing is not enough; we must do.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Take a chance! All life is a chance.
The man who goes farthest is generally
the one who is willing to do and dare.
- Dale Carnegie

I am ready and willing to seize the opportunities life offers.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Only put off until tomorrow
what you are willing to die having left undone.
- Pablo Picasso

Although the world is full of suffering,
it is full also of the overcoming of it.
My optimism, then, does not rest on the absence of evil,
but on a glad belief in the preponderance of good
and a willing effort always to cooperate with the good,
that it may prevail.
- Helen Keller

Love is much like a wild rose, beautiful and calm,
but willing to draw blood in its defense.
- Mark Overby

When does a belief bring out the best in you?
When does a belief hold you prisoner to yesterday
and limit your options for designing a great future?
Test your beliefs with as much objectivity
as you can bring to the subject.
Be willing to let go of those beliefs
that represent your parents' opinions,
or your communities opinions, rather than your own.
Those beliefs that withstand rigorous testing,
should become the foundation of your being -
your reason for living.
Take action on those beliefs.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You are perfect. You are complete.
Your inner voice always knows what to do,
but it is a quiet voice.
You can only hear the whisperings of your inner voice -
your inner compass - when you turn down the volume
of your fears, your regrets, your resentments,
and the fear-based advice
your neighbors are so willing to give you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand,
nor the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship;
it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one
when he discovers that someone else believes in him
and is willing to trust him with his friendship.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Lord, where we are wrong,
make us willing to change;
where we are right,
make us easy to live with.
- Peter Marshall

The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments,
and is yet willing to learn more.
- Ed Parker

Trust in yourself.
Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.
- Claudia Black

We all should choose our friends carefully.
I used to think that no one could know me better than somebody else,
because you're inside yourself, your body, you can't see yourself.
If you think like that, you surround yourself with
other people who are willing to tell you who you are,
which are usually judgmental people ...
we should really surround ourselves with the ones
that adore us and believe in the highest of us.
- Jewel

I am fiercely loyal to those willing to put their money where my mouth is.
- Paul Harvey

Yes, we love peace, but we are not willing to take wounds for it,
as we are for war.
- John Andrew Holmes

Some people are willing to pay the price and it's the
same with staying healthy or eating healthy.
There's some discipline involved.
There's some sacrifices.
- Mike Ditka

For all of those willing to help me start a family,
I am flattered.
I will let you know when I need your help.
- Paula Abdul

There is no use whatsoever trying to help
people who do not help themselves.
You cannot push anyone up a ladder
unless he is willing to climb himself.
- Andrew Carnegie

If I had known what it would be like to have it all -
I might have been willing to settle for less.
- Lily Tomlin

The man who says he is willing to meet you halfway
is usually a poor judge of distance.
- Laurence J. Peter

So long as we have enough people in this country willing
to fight for their rights,
we'll be called a democracy.
- Roger Nash Baldwin

A liberal is a man who is willing to spend somebody else's money.
- Carter Glass

Modern people are only willing to believe in their computers,
while I believe in myself.
- Alain Robert

There are one hundred men seeking security to one able
man who is willing to risk his fortune.
- J. Paul Getty

All speech, written or spoken, is a dead language,
until it finds a willing and prepared hearer.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

Each morning my characters greet me with misty faces willing,
though chilled, to muster for another day's progress
through the dazzling quicksand the marsh of blank paper.
- John Updike

As long as they're willing to pay to prove it,
I'm willing to let them.
- Arnold Rothstein


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