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Charles S. Dutton Quotes and Sayings

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The thing is, the studio then forget that you're an
actor and that you can do other things,
and so since they pay you for that, they don't want you to do anything else.
- Charles S. Dutton

You're 5 feet nothing, a hundred and nothing.
- Charles S. Dutton

This directing thing just sort of fell my way and landed in my lap.
- Charles S. Dutton

I still make more money as I do as an actor than director,
however I don't want to be a commercial director.
- Charles S. Dutton

 

And like everybody else, I like the Rocky movies,
but if you look at them again you can see all the misses,
but the intensity of it, but that wasn't what this is.
- Charles S. Dutton

I don't even know if I can call myself a director.
- Charles S. Dutton

I'm trying my hand at writing.
I'm writing a couple of projects for HBO,
a half hour comedy and a miniseries.
- Charles S. Dutton

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What I learned as an actor was the only way you could
really do August Wilson's work,
you had to leave an ounce of your essence on that stage,...
Otherwise it was impossible.
- Charles S. Dutton

Because I killed a guy in real life,
and because my character kills a guy onstage,
they said I could never do anything this great again.
I resented that.
- Charles S. Dutton

For me, I have to love it and feel something for it
because you're going to be stuck with it for two years,
and if you don't love it it's going to look like that on screen.
- Charles S. Dutton

Acting is the easiest money you'll ever make in your life,
and directing is probably the hardest money.
- Charles S. Dutton

I didn't go to film school, I went to acting school.
- Charles S. Dutton

I just don't want to do a movie because it paid me a lot of money.
- Charles S. Dutton

First of all, you look at Rocky films now,
and if that isn't a cartoon series there isn't any cartoon series.
I mean there's no way anybody is going to take that
amount of punishment in fifteen rounds.
- Charles S. Dutton

Juan Hernandez was an actor out of New York,
but what made Juan so great and what made Omar so great
was that they both already knew how to box,
so we didn't have to take them into a gym and teach
them how to throw a left jab.
- Charles S. Dutton

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

To know how to free oneself is nothing;
the arduous thing is to know what to do with one's freedom.
- Andre Gide

Love: if you have to ask,
it's not the real thing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do the thing you fear,
and death of fear is certain.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

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

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

To be oneself is a rare thing, and a great one.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

Nurturing is not complex.
It's simply being tuned in to the thing or person before you
and offering small gestures toward what it needs at that time.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful,
committed people can change the world.
Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
- Margaret Mead

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

"Be Prepared."
"Be prepared for what?"
"Why, for any old thing."
- Robert Baden-Powell,
the founder of Scouting.
[as quoted in the Boy Scout Handbook]

The most incomprehensible thing about the world
is that it is comprehensible.
- Albert Einstein

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

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

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

I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know:
the only ones among you who will be really happy
are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

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

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

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

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

It is a fine thing to be honest,
but it is also very important to be right.
- Winston Churchill

To have a right to do a thing
is not at all the same as to be right in doing it.
- Gilbert (G. K.) Chesterton

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.

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

We're constantly striving for success, fame and comfort
when all we really need to be happy
is someone or some thing to be enthusiastic about.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

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

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

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

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

Do the thing you fear to do and keep on doing it -
that is the quickest and surest way
ever yet discovered to conquer fear.
- Dale Carnegie

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

One thing I know: the only ones among you
who will be really happy are those
who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

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

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

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

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed
is more important than any other one thing.
- Abraham Lincoln

The thing always happens that you really believe in;
and the belief in a thing makes it happen.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

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

No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing,
and doing it very well, ever loses his self-respect.
- George Bernard Shaw

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

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

I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing,
and that is that I know nothing.
- Socrates


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