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Steve Buscemi Quotes and Sayings

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I never made a daring rescue, which is the story people want to hear.
I did go to my share of fires.
- Steve Buscemi

I didn't think I'd ever be able to do movies.
That was for serious actors.
- Steve Buscemi

My real training as an actor was when I started doing theatre.
- Steve Buscemi

It wasn't until my senior year in high school that I started acting.
- Steve Buscemi

 

It doesn't matter so much where the material comes from,
as long as it's good.
- Steve Buscemi

Anything you write, even if you have to start over,
is valuable.
I let the story write itself through the characters.
- Steve Buscemi

They're not supposed to show prison films in prison.
Especially ones that are about escaping.
- Steve Buscemi

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I was going to buy a van and move to LA so I could
secretly pursue acting without any of my friends knowing.
- Steve Buscemi

Communication is the key, and it's one thing I had
to learn-to talk to the actors.
I was so involved with the visual and technical aspects
that I would forget about the actors.
- Steve Buscemi

I usually get freaked out if I'm in a situation where
a lot of people recognise me at once.
- Steve Buscemi

My favorite review described me as the cinematic equivalent of junk mail.
I don't know what that means, but it sounds like a dig.
- Steve Buscemi

Bob Altman had this relaxed but serious attitude.
Everybody loved him.
I wanted him to adopt me.
- Steve Buscemi

Directing television is really hard -
it's so fast.
You shoot an hour show in seven days.
- Steve Buscemi

The trend now is to shoot in Canada because it's cheaper,
and they don't care what the location is.
- Steve Buscemi

Trees Lounge is based on my own life.
Both my parents like the movie.
My father, of course, thinks it's a masterpiece.
- Steve Buscemi

It doesn't matter what part I play, I try and commit myself 100 percent.
- Steve Buscemi

I didn't really like the aloneness of doing stand-up.
- Steve Buscemi

With Animal Factory you'd think that because it's mostly interiors,
you could shoot it anywhere.
So we shot this in Philadelphia, and we had the cooperation of the prison system.
- Steve Buscemi

I'm terrible at story and structure,
but I'm not so bad at writing dialogue.
- Steve Buscemi

I did stand-up.
I loved George Carlin and Steve Martin.
- Steve Buscemi

I think all comics borrow from each other.
Only a few have an original voice, and I wasn't one of them.
In the end, I couldn't figure out who to steal from,
so I stopped doing it.
- Steve Buscemi

I talked with Quentin about where the character came from,
and he told me Kansas City.
I don't know how somebody talks from Kansas City,
so I made him from New York.
- Steve Buscemi

My greatest hope was to get discovered as a comedian and get on a sitcom.
- Steve Buscemi

The director I had most involvement with was Alex Rockwell.
He gave me a lot of responsibility as an actor.
- Steve Buscemi

The first movie I had a featured role in was Parting Glances.
- Steve Buscemi

I was very surprised that for a while I could only get cast as straight.
It was that way for a few years.
- Steve Buscemi

It doesn't matter to me what the genre is.
- Steve Buscemi

When I was in pre-production for Trees Lounge,
I was hearing the cinematographer talking with the
production designer about colours and this and that,
and feeling like I was losing control.
- Steve Buscemi

In the beginning, it wasn't even a question of deciding
I'm going to do independent film and not commercial films -
I wasn't being offered any commercial films,
and there wasn't an independent scene.
- Steve Buscemi

What was frustrating about Armageddon was the time
I spent not doing anything.
It was a big special effects film, and I wasn't crazy
about pretending I was in outer space.
It feels ridiculous.
- Steve Buscemi

I don't tend to think of these characters as losers.
I like the struggles that people have,
people who are feeling like they don't fit into society,
because I still sort of feel that way.
- Steve Buscemi

All these directors, and I would include the Coen brothers and Quentin,
have a very unique vision of what they want.
They listen to ideas and make people feel like everyone is making the film.
- Steve Buscemi

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

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Hate is never conquered by hate,
Hate is only conquered by love.
- The Buddha

You are never too old to set another goal
or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn't be done.
- Amelia Earhart

Our greatest glory is not in never falling,
but in rising every time we fall.
- Confucius

You cannot do a kindness too soon,
for you never know how soon it will be too late.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

You never really understand a person
until you consider things from his point of view.
- Harper Lee

There are two kinds of failures:
those who thought and never did,
and those who did and never thought.
- Laurence J. Peter

Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.
- Babe Ruth

Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more.
If you concentrate on what you don't have,
you will never, ever have enough.
- Oprah Winfrey

Our Joy comes from living our own lives simply -
never from demanding that others live simply -
or from ever making any demands whatsoever upon others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world.
For, indeed, that's all who ever have.
- Margaret Mead

There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely
as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather

If you love something, set it free;
if it comes back it's yours,
if it doesn't, it never was.
- Richard Bach

I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle,
and the life of the candle will not be shortened.
Happiness never decreases by being shared.
- The Buddha

You are Never Too Old to Give or Get Gold Stars.
Show Your Honest Appreciation - Today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It's never too late -
never too late to start over,
never too late to be happy.
- Jane Fonda

Stay Happy, never let anyone get your goat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You are important. You are the star -
the only star - of your own life show.
Everyone else is a bit player in the great drama of your life.
Be of service to humanity, but never be anyone's doormat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Two things a man should never be angry at:
what he can help,
and what he cannot help.
- Thomas Fuller

I never accepted the idea
that I had to be guided by
some pattern or blueprint.
- Little Richard

You will never find time for anything.
If you want time you must make it.
- Charles Buxton

We never see what we are not ready to see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Give the world the best you have
and it may never be enough.
Give the world your best anyway.
- Mother Teresa

A good question is never answered.
It is not a bolt to be tightened into place
but a seed to be planted and to bear more seed
toward the hope of greening the landscape of idea.
- John Ciardi

In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves.
The process never ends until we die.
And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Necessity never made a good bargain.
- Benjamin Franklin

There comes a time when the mind
takes a higher plane of knowledge
but can never prove how it got there.
- Albert Einstein

How much pain they have cost us,
the evils which have never happened.
- Thomas Jefferson

You can give without loving,
but you can never love without giving.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

Hot heads and cold hearts never solved anything.
- Billy Graham

There may be times when we are powerless
to prevent injustice, but there must never
be a time when we fail to protest.
- Elie Wiesel

Tough times never last but tough people do.
- Robert H. Schuller

The false can never grow into truth by growing in power.
- Rabindranath Tagore


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