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Blair Underwood Quotes and Sayings

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That is the thing I'm most grateful for in this industry
to be able to spin in those different mediums,
with television, film and the stage -
at this stage of the game.
- Blair Underwood

It's about strengthening the relationship and the bond of parent to child.
- Blair Underwood

To be still standing 20 years in this business is a great feeling,
I can't even tell you.
- Blair Underwood

So it's a source of fun and a source of pride to have
been a part of this little movie that could.
- Blair Underwood

 

It's something that was very interesting to me to be
a part of and all of them again because of the relationship.
Some of the superhero movies are better than others.
- Blair Underwood

Two packed houses.
I guess the theater sat 2,700 people every night so
it was an amazing experience.
- Blair Underwood

I'll tell you what 20 years teaches you -
is that if one thing doesn't last something else will
come down the pipe and to go from that and to do these films now.
- Blair Underwood

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Our deal always was that we did one as scripted always,
we got it like we thought we needed -
so we were all happy with it as written.
Then I'd let him play as long as we had time.
- Blair Underwood

All you can do is do the best you can and I did that.
I had a great time.
I made a product and I was not embarrassed by it at
all so you do it and you move on.
- Blair Underwood

I won't go into detail but this animated one,
the story line is very cool and the kids seem to love it.
- Blair Underwood

When I doing dinner theater in high school,
I was talking to a woman who had been in the business
for a while and I said I want to act,
that's all I want to do with my life and she said if
you're serious then you need to hone every discipline you can.
- Blair Underwood

In terms of the black female audience,
usually if you're true to that character but more so
in your body of work if you've proven that you love
your sisters and you proven you will come back home
like in 42.4% they'll give you a pass when you jump ship.
I hear it all the time.
- Blair Underwood

I haven't done a great deal of it but this was a chance
to do more and bring it to that part of the business and even more so,
but the fact that it was a black superhero was really the catalyst to me.
- Blair Underwood

I heard we'll get you a pass because we know you're
married to a black woman.
You're married to a sister so we'll give you that pass but also,
those who know me but also if they look at the body of work,
it is the bigger picture.
- Blair Underwood

You never know how things will last,
if they will last,
and how people will use them in the future.
It was a fun movie for young people at the time in the 80s;
but it struck a cord with people and it has lasted
so I'm very proud of being a part of that.
- Blair Underwood

I'd rather say no and have said no and do say no often.
I walk away from projects if it doesn't feel right;
if it's not the right team of people pulling in together
or if the script isn't right.
It could be a great idea but the script doesn't work.
- Blair Underwood

The voice over is a hat you put on right now as opposed
to worrying about going through wardrobe,
and having to look a certain way.
You just got to let your voice do the talking for you.
- Blair Underwood

It's a music video but she was real specific on the
character that Mary J. Blige was playing, and that
I was playing in this video and I told her whenever
you get to jump to the big screen I'd love to come
with you and she honored that.
- Blair Underwood

It's just different discipline, just doing the voice over.
I guess I've done about 5 or 6 audio books in the past
and I do the animated voice for a show called Fatherhood on Nickelodeon.
- Blair Underwood

I tell you one of the great things about this movie is,
with all that's going on around the world right now,
it's just good to go to a movie where you don't have to think too hard,
just have a good time, and relax and be crazy.
- Blair Underwood

My Soul to Keep is the ultimate love story with a black man and a black woman.
I call it the ultimate love story.
It's about an immortal.
We're shooting for this Fall and that's been a six
year development right there.
- Blair Underwood

It could be a great script but the director is not
the right person for me to work for at this time.
So there are a lot of elements that come into play and a lot of variables,
but more than anything it's got to be a great script and a great character.
- Blair Underwood

My son had his eighth birthday recently and we had
a chance to borrow the film and show it to all of his
friends that was at his birthday party and they loved it.
I was a little nervous.
I said they might not even like it, and say his daddy's movie is wack,
but they loved it.
- Blair Underwood

The hope is they would like to bring it to Broadway next year,
so we'll see that's to come in the end of the finance
year and everybody else and also real estate and what
theaters are available at the time but I would like to come back with it.
- Blair Underwood

I think one of the most difficult challenges in show
business is the challenge of longevity and to constantly
realize and reveal what's already been there -
like doing stage and singing and dancing in New York.
I haven't been that far out of my comfort zone in a while.
- Blair Underwood

I haven't done a lot of things in my career that my kids can watch,
because they are 8, 6 and 3, and they are pretty young;
so given the concepts that the film was about a superhero,
it was a black superhero, and it was a father and son type partnership.
- Blair Underwood

Sex in the City was a different kind of phenomenon
because of the show itself is a phenomenon and to me
that's successful because to resonate with women across
the board for six years and have only one African-American
actor pass through for one episode.
- Blair Underwood

Now it's a fully realized production but for the fact
that we're holding our scripts in our hand and some of us used them,
and some of us didn't and you have to by union rules hold the script.
You don't have to use them but you gotta hold them.
- Blair Underwood

The Main Thing is to Keep
The Main Thing The Main Thing.
- Stephen Covey PHOTO

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for enough good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke PHOTO

Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again,
but expecting different results.
- Rita Mae Brown, also attributed to Einstein PHOTO

Take time to play!
Ask for what you want.
Laugh.
Live loudly.
Be avid.
Learn a new thing.
Be Yourself!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

When a thing is funny, search it for a hidden truth.
- George Bernard Shaw

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing
over and over and expecting different results.
- Albert Einstein

Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.
- Swedish Proverb

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision.
- Helen Keller

The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing,
and should be treated with caution.
- J. K. Rowling

Take your life in your own hands, and what happens?
A terrible thing: no one to blame.
- Erica Jong

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again
and expecting different results.
- Albert Einstein (attributed)

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
- Winston Churchill

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

I teach one thing and one only:
that is, suffering and the end of suffering.
- The Buddha

Diversity is the one true thing we all have in common.
Celebrate it every day.
- Anonymous

That old law about "an eye for an eye" leaves everybody blind.
The time is always right to do the right thing.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Never say or do anything you wouldn't want
to be the last thing you ever said or did.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I was brought up to believe that the only thing worth doing
was to add to the sum of accurate information in the world.
- Margaret Mead

The reward of a thing well done, is to have done it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sometimes it is better to lose
and do the right thing
than to win and do the wrong thing.
- Tony Blair

It is against everything we stand for to take a human life.
Making an exception to that code is a bleak thing.
- Sam, from Twilight saga by Stephenie Meyer

It is not enough to have a good mind,
the main thing is to use it well.
- Rene Descartes

The most important thing about Spaceship Earth -
an instruction book didn't come with it.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

The way to develop self-confidence
is to do the thing you fear
and get a record of successful experiences behind you.
- William Jennings Bryan

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience
in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth,
and if a man does not know what a thing is,
it is at least an increase in knowledge
if he knows what it is not.
- Carl Jung

If a million people say a foolish thing,
it is still a foolish thing.
- Anatole France

Winning isn't everything; it's the only thing.
- Vince Lombardi

Example is not the main thing in influencing others.
It is the only thing.
- Albert Schweitzer

The truth of the matter is that
you always know the right thing to do.
The hard part is doing it.
- Norman Schwarzkoff

You must do the thing that you think you cannot do.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Anger is a killing thing:
it kills the man who angers,
for each rage leaves him less than he had been before -
it takes something from him.
- Louis L'Amour

You have to accept whatever comes
and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage
and with the best that you have to give.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The important thing is not to stop questioning.
Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
- Albert Einstein

Confidence is the most important thing,
more important than gold or currency.
- Wen Jiabao

Appreciation is a wonderful thing.
It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.
- Voltaire

Shake structures.
School yourself.
Look twice at a thing,
once upside down.
Answer yourself clearly.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

No great thing is created suddenly.
- Epictetus

Take a deep breath and do the difficult thing first.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

It is one thing to say that something should be done,
but quite a different matter to do it.
- Aesop

Whenever you do a thing,
act as if all the world were watching.
- Thomas Jefferson


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