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Donald Sutherland Quotes and Sayings

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I am so glad my wife tolerates me.
And we have three wonderful sons.
- Donald Sutherland

Joe Wright called me and I also had some trepidation
along those lines but he said no,
it would work.
He had a very clear and specific idea of what he wanted to do.
- Donald Sutherland

I don't think I have one iota of cynicism about acting.
- Donald Sutherland

I have been able to play a lot of guys and they have kept me working.
- Donald Sutherland

 

But no, I love acting, it's a wonderful job.
- Donald Sutherland

I love grabbing my wife and going to a distant location to film.
- Donald Sutherland

I had a kind of meandering little career,
and then I was given a chance to play one of the bottom six in The Dirty Dozen.
- Donald Sutherland

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The only thing I feel passionate about is my wife.
- Donald Sutherland

Not too much, though there's a certain amount of rancour
and bitterness when someone tries to fire you.
- Donald Sutherland

To them though, not to us, we were just a catalyst for their imagination.
- Donald Sutherland

At my age, you sort of fart your way into a role.
- Donald Sutherland

I have never planned anything.
I have been doing this job for over 50 years.
I have been paid to work with some wonderful people
and it has been a huge gift,
to me.
- Donald Sutherland

I would look a little silly playing Casanova now.
- Donald Sutherland

What the nation's built on is discussion,
contradiction and growth, and at the moment you can't discuss anything.
If you do start to discuss it, you get criticized.
If people hate us, you have to find out why and try to solve that problem.
- Donald Sutherland

Vietnam was a lie but at least there was a political agenda.
It was the domino theory.
Iraq is about nothing but George Bush's ego laced with imperialist ambitions.
And it was helped by your government.
- Donald Sutherland

But even with no money you could still go to places
like the Scotch Club and,
you know, John Lennon might be sitting right over there,
but I was certainly not a part of any of that circle.
I was truly peripheral.
- Donald Sutherland

Everything was my fault.
I was so dumb.
But if I hadn't made the mistakes I made,
I wouldn't have met the wonderful woman I've been married to for over 30 years,
so I guess that makes the mistakes OK.
- Donald Sutherland

You have a little bit of talent, a certain amount of
good fortune and a lot of hard work in pursuit of whatever
truth you can find in it,
and if you are really lucky, a terrific partner and
I have that and those four things worked out for me.
- Donald Sutherland

No, I'm not rich.
I had a tax problem in this country,
curiously enough,
and my accountant said the British government was patently wrong in taxing me,
and they were, but we couldn't persuade them and it
cost me everything I had.
- Donald Sutherland

I leave no trace of wings in the air,
but I am glad I have had my flight.
- Rabindranath Tagore PHOTO

I'm so glad I never feel important, it does complicate life!
- Eleanor Roosevelt

There was never a child so lovely
but his mother was glad to get him to sleep.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Our opportunity is to visualize a kinder world.
To sing glad songs of tomorrow -
imagining a world of love -
of the whole world filled with love.
To offer our hand... often.
To breathe deeply and honor ourselves.
To pause and contemplate... just because.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am the Wizard. This world is mine.
I speak. It's done. My realm is fine.
My wand, my tongue. My sword, my voice.
It's good. It's bad. I speak my choice.
I say happy, or I say mad.
I say angry, or I say glad.
I name that drawing on the wall.
It's not graffiti after all.
The past has been broken. The prison's not real.
My word holds the magic - the power to heal.
Intent is my weapon - a sword from above.
Cruel hate, fear, and anger transmute into love.
This world's my joy. This mouth's my toy.
Reborn -I'm a brand new girl or boy.
I choose. I speak. My will is done.
Come join. Come play. This can be fun.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Let the wife make the husband glad to come home,
and let him make her sorry to see him leave.
- Martin Luther

It's been a long road back to health and fitness for me.
I am just glad to have been given the opportunity to do what I love most.
- Jonah Lomu

I'm afraid I talk a lot, too much, perhaps.
I should have been a lawyer or a college professor or a windy politician,
though I'm glad I am not any of these.
- Tom Glazer

A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is
glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears.
- Anne Roiphe

My hope is that 10 years from now, after I've been
across the street at work for a while,
they'll all be glad they gave me that wonderful vote.
- Sandra Day O'Connor

I endeavor to be wise when I cannot be merry,
easy when I cannot be glad, content with what cannot
be mended and patient when there be no redress.
- Elizabeth Montagu

I'm glad there are a lot of guitar players pursuing
technique as diligently as they possibly can,
because it leaves this whole other area open to people like me.
- Richard Thompson

I'm glad I haven't lived in vain.
- Saul Bellow

I am now seventy, rather glad, really,
that I won't live to see the horrors to come in the 21st century.
- Anne Stevenson

I didn't plan to act, but I'm glad I'm doing it -
and I just want to keep getting better.
- Meg Tilly

I think these are very improper questions for any American to be asked,
especially under such compulsion as this.
I would be very glad to tell you my life if you want to hear of it.
- Pete Seeger

We increase whatever we praise.
The whole creation responds to praise,
and is glad.
- Charles Fillmore

I'm playing George quite a bit differently this season,
and I'm glad you picked up on the fact that she kind
of made peace with her situation at the end of last season.
- Ellen Muth

You just sort of let them go for a while,
but it was time to have something done to my teeth.
I'm glad.
It's going to be good.
Tom Cruise has braces now, too.
I'm right in style.
- Faye Dunaway

I'm glad I haven't married - I crave excitement.
- Cynthia Payne

I'm glad that my films have been consistently faring
well rather than one stray Friday!
- Akshay Kumar

The sword is very handsome.
I am too old and infirm, as you see,
to ever use a sword again,
but I am glad that my old mother state has not entirely forgotten me.
- George Rogers Clark

Most of the time I'm thinking, I'm glad that scene was improvised.
- Larry David

I have always admired the work of Phil Farmer and was
glad for the chance to work with him.
Readers today may be too young to remember his classics like The Lovers.
- Piers Anthony

Well, we are very glad that Russia is so close with NATO.
- Aleksander Kwasniewski

Growing up I felt like my nose was big.
I was always like, 'I'm going to get a nose job one day'.
I'm glad I didn't.
- Ashlee Simpson

A celebrity is one who is known to many persons he is glad he doesn't know.
- Lord Byron

I will undoubtedly have to seek what is happily known as gainful employment,
which I am glad to say does not describe holding public office.
- Dean Acheson

I am glad that I paid so little attention to good advice;
had I abided by it I might have been saved from some
of my most valuable mistakes.
- Edna St.
Vincent Millay

I'm glad I was never an heiress.
- Antonia Fraser

No philosophy, no religion, has ever brought so glad
a message to the world as this good news of Atheism.
- Annie Besant

The most important lesson I've learned in this business is how to say no.
I have said no to a lot of temptations,
and I am glad I did.
- Penelope Cruz

From here it sounds great to say we'll all get together soon,
but all I know is this: you can call me fifty days
or fifty years from now and I'll be glad to see you.
- Richard Hooker

I'm glad that it was so physical and so isolated.
- Toni Collette

I am glad that I wrote something that brought joy to millions of people.
- Chuck Mangione

You were only truly patriotic if you had a laborer
for a grandfather and were glad of it.
- Rebecca H. Davis

It was hard to be away from home, but I am glad that I am home now.
- Miriam Makeba

I always hated my mole growing up.
I even thought about having it removed.
At the time I didn't do it because I thought it would hurt,
and now I'm glad I didn't.
- Niki Taylor

I'm glad I am a woman who once danced naked in the
Mediterranean Sea at midnight.
- Mercedes McCambridge

I'm glad I made a piece of art that can be interpreted so widely.
Art is always interpreted subjectively.
- Paula Cole

So I've been pushed farther and farther out into the mountains,
but at the same time realizing that that experience
is really nice and I'm glad I'm getting pushed out there farther.
- Craig Kelly

We prepared to go ashore to publish for the first time
in New Zealand the glad tidings of the gospel.
- Samuel Marsden

I shall be glad when you have strangled the invincible
respectability that dogs your steps.
- David Herbert Lawrence

I'm glad I don't have to explain to a man from Mars
why each day I set fire to dozens of little pieces of paper,
and then put them in my mouth.
- Mignon McLaughlin

He that hath deserved hanging may be glad to escape with a whipping.
- Thomas Brooks

I'd like to do Harvey again.
I did it two years ago with Helen Hayes in New York.
It was a joy.
I was so glad to do it again because I never thought
I did it right the first time.
- James Stewart

I'm glad I started so young, because you are really
able to endure so much at that age.
- Debbie Gibson

I don't have perfect pitch, but I have relative pitch.
I'm glad I don't have perfect pitch because perfect
pitch can drive you crazy.
- Billy Eckstine

Until this movie I have played a boxer,
a cowboy, a knight, a prince, an elf and a pirate.
I am so glad to have done all of that already,
and am ready for this phase of my career.
- Orlando Bloom

Although the troops have struck us, we throw it all
behind and are glad to meet you in peace and friendship.
- Black Kettle

I'm kind of glad the web is sort of totally anarchic.
That's fine with me.
- Roger Ebert


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