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Nick Stahl Quotes and Sayings

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I don't do stunts and I don't think many actors do.
For an actor to say they do their own stunts I don't
think is very respectful of the profession of stunt men and women.
- Nick Stahl

Sometimes you find that there is better material in
small and more independent movies.
There's more risk-taking.
- Nick Stahl

Oh man.
If I had magic powers...
I would hope that I would use them for good.
I think I would.
But I would do something pretty trivial like making traffic disappear.
- Nick Stahl

Well, it was very interesting to play a character and
stretch it over such a long time -
12 episodes.
I had never done a TV show before, so week to week
it was unclear what we would be asked to do.
- Nick Stahl

 

In my experience sometimes the darker the material that you're doing,
the more necessary it is to have some sort of levity around.
I've worked on more lighthearted pieces that have been
more brutal and tougher to make.
- Nick Stahl

I try to do as many stunts as they'll let me do.
I think it's important for an audience to feel that
the actor's really doing it.
- Nicolas Cage

Working on such a big film was amazing.
I learned a lot.
There weren't too many stunts, just some doubling.
- Christopher Parker

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If I did everything, I probably wouldn't be here talking to you.
There aren't too many people who can actually double me,
so I do most of my stunts though.
- Verne Troyer

Actors say they do their own stunts for the integrity
of the film but I did them because they looked like a lot of fun.
- Steve Coogan

I've definitely become much more aware of physical stunts.
- Lucy Liu

Planet of the Apes was a gigantic challenge,
making the clothes work so people could do stunts and action in the clothes.
I really learned a lot about that in that movie.
- Colleen Atwood

I don't see the risk, I enjoy performing stunts,
and I don't get scared.
- Ajay Devgan

As time went on, I got envious and wanted to do a lot of stunts myself.
- Lloyd Bridges

I do most of my own stunts because the stunt guys show me how.
- Casper Van Dien

For me the stunts are so cool, they're one of my favourite
things when we're doing the film.
- Rupert Grint

The ads all call me fearless, but that's just publicity.
Anyone who thinks I'm not scared out of my mind whenever
I do one of my stunts is crazier than I am.
- Jackie Chan

We were doing the dance routine and I dislocated my knee.
I've been doing stunts for a long time and it's kind
of weird that I'd dislocate my knee just dancing.
- Verne Troyer

The studio thought I was crazy to perform all of my own fencing stunts,
but I loved it.
- Maureen O'Hara

We did many of our own stunts.
We had our hands full.
In fact, the roles were physically demanding.
- Mary-Kate Olsen

I love doing the stunts.
It's as simple as that.
- Gerard Butler

I did a lot of stunts, so the harness work isn't foreign to me either.
- Victoria Pratt

I did do my own stunts.
- Peter Falk

So there was always a stunt coordinator on those films
that was from Stunts Unlimited and I was just one of
the young warriors from Stunts Unlimited that got to
be a part of it because it was a big show and they needed a lot of guys.
- David R. Ellis

I love physical kinds of comedy and getting down and dirty and doing stunts.
When I was growing up, I was always getting into fights
with guys and usually punching out boys my age because
I was a lot bigger and tougher.
So I'm naturally accustomed to putting myself into
the headspace of a girl who can take care of herself.
- Cameron Diaz

I never got hurt when I was in Morocco doing all the
horse riding and my own stunts.
But on the last day on the last shot I slid off my
horse and landed on my bottom.
I did not get hurt but it was very embarrassing.
- Oded Fehr

I do have a stunt double because there are certain
things that they won't let me do.
Like they won't set fire to me.
They won't like let me jump off a 20 story building.
There are certain big stunts that it's just impossible
to get insurance to let me do,
but for the most part I'd say I do probably 75% of my stuff.
- Alex O'Loughlin

When you are doing a show, it can get really dull.
You are sitting so long while they set up the lights,
then you say a couple of lines, then they tear down the lights again.
At least stunts are something that uses your physical energy a great deal.
- Yvonne Craig

It's the board I had a problem with.
I could totally handle being in the water and stuff.
I came here to do my own stunts.
Water!
Ocean!
Action!
Big waves!
That water, that water has tamed me.
You can feel that the world is connected to it.
- Michelle Rodriguez

It's a little bit like my inability to read a guide
book before I go anywhere.
I can read it after I've been there and by the same
logic I refuse to accept any technical stunts from anybody.
I refused to learn more than I knew and I confess I missed a great deal.
- Ben Shahn

Courage doesn't always roar.
Sometimes courage is the quiet voice
at the end of the day, saying,
"I will try again tomorrow."
- Mary Anne Radmacher PHOTO

Try a new perspective on diversity.
Across the country and around the world,
we are all one.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Do or do not, there is no try.
- Jedi Master Yoda in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

The best way to cheer yourself
is to try to cheer someone else up.
- Mark Twain

If I try to be like him, who will be like me?
- Yiddish proverb

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations.
I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty,
believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
- Louisa May Alcott

By letting it go it all gets done.
The world is won by those who let it go.
But when you try and try.
The world is beyond the winning.
- Lao Tzu

Move out of your comfort zone. You can only
grow if you are willing to feel awkward and
uncomfortable when you try something new.
- Brian Tracy

Be - don't try to become.
Being is enlightenment, becoming is ignorance.
- Osho

When all else fails, try thinking.
- Anonymous

Try again. Fail again. Fail better.
- Samuel Beckett

If you want reality to be different than it is,
you might as well try to teach a cat to bark.
- Byron Katie

Unless you try to do something
beyond what you have already mastered,
you will never grow.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The happiness of one's own heart alone
cannot satisfy the soul;
one must try to include,
as necessary to one's own happiness,
the happiness of others.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do.
Don't bother just to be better than
your contemporaries or predecessors.
Try to be better than yourself.
- William Faulkner

Don't give up. There are too many nay-sayers out there
who will try to discourage you.
Don't listen to them.
The only one who can make you give up is yourself.
- Sidney Sheldon

Don't try to manage people;
You manage things; You lead people.
- Grace Hopper

If you realize that all things change,
there is nothing you will try to hold on to.
If you are not afraid of dying,
there is nothing you cannot achieve.
- Lao Tzu

Try not to become a man of success,
but rather try to become a man of value.
- Albert Einstein

When we try to pick out anything by itself,
we find it hitched to everything else in the universe.
- John Muir

Don't bother just to be better than
your contemporaries or predecessors.
Try to be better than yourself.
- William Faulkner

I don't know the key to success,
but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.
- Bill Cosby

God doesn't require us to succeed;
He only requires that you try.
- Mother Teresa

If we screw it up, start over. Try something else.
- Lee Iacocca

When you keep getting the wrong answers,
try asking better questions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do not wish to be anything but what you are,
and try to be that perfectly.
- St. Francis De Sales

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.
The most certain way to succeed
is always to try just one more time.
- Thomas A. Edison

If being good isn't working - try being outrageous.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Some things will never seem adequate
no matter how hard we try.
- from the movie White Man's Burden

You may be disappointed if you fail,
but you are doomed if you don't try.
- Beverly Sills

"Good morning!" he said at last.
"We don't want any adventures here, thank you!
You might try over The Hill or across The Water."
- J. R. R. Tolkien

Women must try to do things as men have tried.
When they fail their failure must be
but a challenge to others.
- Amelia Earhart

What old people say you cannot do,
you try and find that you can.
Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
- Henry David Thoreau

If at first you don't succeed, try try again.
- Proverb

We cause ourselves untold misery whenever we believe
others to be imperfect and try to change them.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is a gift, and I try to respond with grace and courtesy.
- Maya Angelou

In dwelling, live close to the ground.
In thinking, keep to the simple.
In conflict, be fair and generous.
In governing, don't try to control.
In work, do what you enjoy.
In family life, be completely present.
- Lao Tzu

He who is persistent will realize God.
So try your best to make meditation
a regular experience in your life.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

You can't move so fast that you try to change
the mores faster than people can accept it.
That doesn't mean you do nothing,
but it means that you do the things that
need to be done according to priority.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Consider being more acceptive of your partner's behaviors.
It is unlikely that they are intentionally aggravating you.
Almost always, they are just doing what they think they should do.
Try setting aside your own rules for how they should behave,
and adopt a live-and-let-live attitude.
Your relationship will become stronger and happier if you do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Happiness lies in accepting everyone
in our lives EXACTLY as they are.
We cause ourselves untold misery whenever
we believe others to be imperfect and try to change them.
This is the number one rule for a happy relationship.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you have an important point to make,
don't try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver.
Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again.
Then hit it a third time - a tremendous whack.
- Winston Churchill


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