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Cuba Gooding, Jr. Quotes and Sayings

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The hardest part was when I was in high school not
having a job and always being broke.
I had to get to auditions without a car.
I either took the bus or walked.
- Cuba Gooding, Jr.

Now, I have big-money offers on three movies,
and I have director approval.
That's kind of scary,' he says.
'No directors have been attached.
That's a lot of pressure on me.
- Cuba Gooding, Jr.

The Academy Awards was an amazing night.
I know I kind of lost my mind a little bit.
I apologize for that.
That night went so fast; I can't remember what I said or what happened.
- Cuba Gooding, Jr.

I'm not a prude.
On the set, they called me 'Butt Naked.'
- Cuba Gooding, Jr.

 

Jonathan Lynn is one of the last actors Orsen Welles used in a production.
It was wonderful.
He's very sharp, very sharp.
It's funny I've been asked how weird it was to have
a Brit do a church gospel movie.
- Cuba Gooding, Jr.

There are roles I want that my agency might not want
me to do because of the subject matter or whatever.
Or there are roles that people won't bring to me because
they don't think I'll do it.
And that is a big strain because an actor wants to act.
- Cuba Gooding, Jr.

It's a director's job to tell a story and he's very
well versed in telling stories with a bit of comedy
in them and keeping the pace of the movie right and
that's exactly what he did.
He was observant of a world he didn't understand but
he told a wonderful story.
- Cuba Gooding, Jr.

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My wife and I have been together since 1986.
I graduated in '86 and she graduated in '88.
We began dating when she was 17.
Actually she turned 18 when we started kissing and stuff.
- Cuba Gooding, Jr.

I understand it all.
I can write my own ticket for one or two movies.
But if they're not the right ones, my ticket gets yanked.
I understand that's how it works, and I'm okay with it.
- Cuba Gooding, Jr.

The hardest part is what to leave behind, ... It's time to let go!
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

The way lies in softness and patience,
as the softest water cuts through the hardest rock.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The softest things in the world overcome
the hardest things in the world.
- Lao Tzu

The hardest of all, is learning to be
a well of affection, and not a fountain,
to show them that we love them,
not when we feel like it, but when they do.
- Nan Fairbrother

The easiest kind of friendship for me
is with ten thousand people.
The hardest is with one.
- Joan Baez

The hardest part is to travel, and to be away from your family.
- Glenn Tipton

The hardest thing to believe about The Fan is not that
Robert De Niro is stalking somebody again but that
anyone cares that much about a baseball player.
- Bernie Lincicome

Love is the hardest habit to break, and the most difficult to satisfy.
- Drew Barrymore

The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax.
- Albert Einstein

Teaching was the hardest work I had ever done,
and it remains the hardest work I have done to date.
- Ann Richards

It's easy to see the faults in people I know;
it's hardest to see the good.
Especially when the good isn't there.
- Will Cuppy

In many ways, it was much, much harder to get the first book contract.
The hardest thing probably overall has been learning not to trust people,
publicists and so forth, implicitly.
- Neil Gaiman

The hardest tumble a man can make is to fall over his own bluff.
- Ambrose Bierce

The hardest hit, as everywhere, are those who have no choice.
- Theodor Adorno

Let us be of cheer, remembering that the misfortunes
hardest to bear are those which never come.
- Amy Lowell

You learn the most from life's hardest knocks.
- Conway Twitty

I think for a woman, the hardest thing about growing
old is becoming invisible.
There's something very front and center about being young.
- Amy Grant

The hardest times for me were not when people challenged what I said,
but when I felt my voice was not heard.
- Carol Gilligan

I think loss of loved ones is the hardest blow in life.
- Marlo Thomas

When I'm shooting, really the audience I'm thinking
the hardest about is that first test screening audience
who I want to like the film and that first opening weekend audience.
- Jay Roach

I find it some of the hardest photography and the most
challenging photography I've ever done.
It's a real challenge to work with the natural features and the natural light.
- Galen Rowell

I gotta get working, you know? I've been too busy.
I've been trying my hardest, but it's really tough.
- Christy Romano

The hardest part about being a kid is knowing you have
got your whole life ahead of you.
- Jane Wagner

Real-life people are often the hardest to play,
people that you recreate who have actually lived,
because you have to live up to people's knowledge of those characters.
- Derek Jacobi

You speak of Lord Byron and me; there is this great difference between us.
He describes what he sees I describe what I imagine.
Mine is the hardest task.
- John Keats

My job, I think, is the hardest job out of all the
judges because I am the only one that is a performer.
- Paula Abdul

The animation of the canvas is one of the hardest problems of painting.
- Alfred Sisley

The hardest struggle of all is to be something different
from what the average man is.
- Robert H. Schuller

Each goodly thing is hardest to begin.
- Edmund Spenser

The evolution of sex is the hardest problem in evolutionary biology.
- John M. Smith

The hardest novel to write was Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant.
- Anne Tyler

The hardest years in life are those between ten and seventy.
- Helen Hayes

It's hard enough to write a good drama,
it's much harder to write a good comedy,
and it's hardest of all to write a drama with comedy.
Which is what life is.
- Jack Lemmon

Poetry is an art, the easiest to dabble in,
but the hardest to reach true excellence.
- J. G. Stedman

We have the hardest working people in the world,
the most adaptable and the most congenial to employ.
- Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

I think the hardest thing is losing weight.
That's the hardest thing more than anything else.
- Aretha Franklin

The hardest problems of pure and applied science can
only be solved by the open collaboration of the world-wide scientific community.
- Kenneth G. Wilson

Frank's bands could play the hardest stuff and make
it seem like no big deal.
- Dweezil Zappa

It's what I learn from the great actors that I work with.
Stillness.
That's all and that's the hardest thing.
- Morgan Freeman

The hardest thing about being James Brown is I have to live.
I don't have no down time.
- James Brown

The hardest work in the world is being out of work.
- Whitney M. Young

All I had to do was go out and perform.
One of the hardest things was doing those back flips,
where you had to jump up and land on the top rope.
It's precision movement.
- Owen Hart

The hardest job an actor can do is all this pretend,
all this screaming and being scared for your life.
- Kirsten Dunst

Writing is the hardest way of earning a living,
with the possible exception of wrestling alligators.
- Olin Miller

In life, all good things come hard, but wisdom is the hardest to come by.
- Lucille Ball

Golf is the hardest game in the world.
There is no way you can ever get it.
Just when you think you do, the game jumps up and puts you in your place.
- Ben Crenshaw

The worst part was waiting around.
Sometimes you are ready at 9 a.m.
and you don't start until the afternoon.
Occupying your time while you wait is the hardest part of the movie.
- Colleen Haskell

Sometimes the hardest thing to do is just to stay human.
- Michael Franti

I love playing Chekhov.
That's the hardest; that's why I love it most.
- Uta Hagen

We're shooting for the title of hardest-working band in America.
- Chester Bennington

The hardest thing for me is not to keep laughing.
Jennifer particularly is like a clown.
- Victor Garber

The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident
which everybody had decided not to see.
- Ayn Rand

This is the hardest thing I've ever done.
The rehab has not gone as expected.
- Jennifer Capriati

The hardest of all the arts to speak of is music,
because music has no meaning to speak of.
- Ned Rorem

The hardest part is developing the idea,
and that can take years.
- Eric Carle

The hardest job kids face today is learning good manners without seeing any.
- Fred Astaire

Life's a tough proposition, and the first hundred years are the hardest.
- Wilson Mizner

I think the hardest part of writing is revising.
And by that I mean the following: A novelist has to
create the piece of marble and then chip away to find the figure in it.
- Chaim Potok

The hardest part of it was really being away from my family -
I have two small children.
Last year I took over 20 business trips,
so being away from them was hard.
- James Daly

I have had the auditioning process go on for two weeks or three weeks.
I am always incredibly anxious.
The audition and the wait is definitely the hardest part for me.
- Joe Lando

I took the hardest possible route that you could take,
and I still overcame and succeeded.
- David Allan Coe

Leaving Australia was the hardest thing I have ever done.
- Barry Gibb


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