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Dirk Benedict Quotes and Sayings

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Life has never been easy.
Nor is it meant to be.
It is a matter of being joyous in the face of sorrow.
- Dirk Benedict

You can't leave civilization behind entirely.
- Dirk Benedict

Change is good.
And in fact unavoidable.
- Dirk Benedict

To me, all writing is like music.
And especially dialogue.
I studied music in college; that is what I wanted to be,
a composer.
Acting got me sidetracked.
- Dirk Benedict

 

A stage play requires very different craft from a book,
fiction or otherwise, and ditto from a screenplay.
- Dirk Benedict

I write from the same place I parent,
and since becoming a single parent, I have found it difficult,
if not impossible, to write anything of length.
- Dirk Benedict

Anybody can write a film script 'cuz it has been reduced to a formula.
- Dirk Benedict

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My favorite thing is to be alone in a room with a blank
paper in front of me and the time to fill it.
- Dirk Benedict

Children...
are our legacy.
Our responsibility.
They are our destiny and we are theirs.
The extent to which we fail as parents,
we fail as God's children.
- Dirk Benedict

Movies are movies, television is television.
- Dirk Benedict

We are all vegetarians here, and except for a mountain
lion that's been hanging around and killed our dog,
we don't have a care in the world.
- Dirk Benedict

From Fred Astaire I learned discipline and hard work.
- Dirk Benedict

I never get involved with the ladies I work with.
- Dirk Benedict

Films must all have the same structure.
All of this to guarantee box office bonanza,
which of course it never does, but that's another discussion entirely.
- Dirk Benedict

If we wait until our lives are free from sorrow or difficulty,
then we wait forever.
And miss the entire point.
- Dirk Benedict

From dear, dear Gloria Swanson, I learned how to live long,
happy and free of health problems.
I owe her my life.
- Dirk Benedict

I believe that the first 8 years are most important
and the time in a child's life when parents must be
absolutely and completely present.
- Dirk Benedict

The space genre is timeless.
- Dirk Benedict

Generally speaking, actors are allowed NO input.
Actors are dumb.
- Dirk Benedict

Be very clear as to what your dream is.
Nowadays it is fairly certain that 90 percent of all
actors really just want to be rich and famous as the
solution to all that ails.
- Dirk Benedict

I can still fit into my Battlestar Galactica costume!
- Dirk Benedict

I'm a classic example of what can happen if you follow your inner voice.
I was cursed with interests and some talent in many different areas.
It confuses people.
- Dirk Benedict

It is a good motive, fame and money,
as it is tangible and measurable.
Being an artist is neither measurable nor tangible
and certainly not a way to become rich.
- Dirk Benedict

I write from my imagination, not from what I've read
in books or seen on TV or to make money.
I wrote from an idea I was passionate about.
- Dirk Benedict

I have written two nonfiction books,
I'm embarrassed to say.
- Dirk Benedict

Harrison Ford was pretty content as a carpenter who
thought it would be nice to work on TV and ended up
being the biggest film star in the history of cinema.
- Dirk Benedict

Children who cling to parents or who don't want to
leave home are stunted in their emotional,
psychological growth.
- Dirk Benedict

If you want to have great success, you'd better give them what they want,
but so be it.
- Dirk Benedict

In many ways I wish I wasn't an actor dragging around
the baggage from being one so that I could just devote
my energies to encouraging people to find their true selves.
- Dirk Benedict

I am very willing to share whatever I know or feel
I know about finding some serenity in this lifetime.
- Dirk Benedict

When I was a young actor...
the more different you were from the part you played,
the more talent it reflected.
- Dirk Benedict

I am very abnormal...
But it wasn't very long ago that I wasn't so abnormal.
I was very normal and headed for a lifetime of paying
medical bills as proof of my normalcy.
- Dirk Benedict

Hollywood...
a city I was to come back to time and again,
in sickness and in health, in success and in failure,
with anticipation and with dread.
- Dirk Benedict

The only difference from one $100 million budget film
to another is which of the 12 box stars are getting $20 million to be in it.
- Dirk Benedict

I wanted to be Anthony Hopkins and ended up being neither
a film star nor having a career on the stage.
- Dirk Benedict

Time is money, as they say, and it was never more apropos
than on a television show,
where a minute is worth about $200!
- Dirk Benedict

I'm the worst person to ask about how to get noticed.
It took me 25 years.
- Dirk Benedict

It is all about marketing; that is where the real craft comes in.
The best actors do not necessarily become the biggest stars.
And vice versa.
- Dirk Benedict

It helps to be able to be alone.
'Cuz writing is done alone, unless you collaborate,
but I don't do that.
Ask my ex-wife.
- Dirk Benedict

The best things in life are usually difficult.
- Dirk Benedict

Hollywood today is all about being consistent.
All thinking in mainstream film business takes place in one box.
- Dirk Benedict

There is a divine moment in our lives when we all become one.
It's called procreation, and it is reborn,
continually and forever.
- Dirk Benedict

America is terrified of the passage of time.
Prozac Nation.
Land of Face Lifts.
- Dirk Benedict

Life: my favorite occupation.
- Dirk Benedict

The essence of life is not in
the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life's burdens are lighter when I laugh at myself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The life of inner peace,
being harmonious and without stress,
is the easiest type of existence.
- Norman Vincent Peale

Life is really simple,
but we insist on making it complicated.
- Confucius

You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is a succession of lessons
which must be lived to be understood.
- Helen Keller

Play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life,
and smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is a reflection of intent.
Love reflects love.
Hate reflects hate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is
whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...
It's about learning to Dance in the Rain.
- Vivian Greene

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

The book of life is filled with incoherent riddles.
Life's true lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

Bringing a childlike wonder
and a beginner's mind to life
maximizes both success and joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is always lived in the eye-of-the-storm
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We don't see things as they are,
we see things as we are.
- Anais Nin

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton

Happiness depends upon ourselves.
- Aristotle

Happiness walks on busy feet.
- Kitte Turmell

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama


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