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Wentworth Miller Quotes and Sayings

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I broke my nose in gym when a ball hit me.
I took a girl to her debutante ball the next week wearing a tux and a big,
honking bandage.
Not the romantic night she had in mind.
- Wentworth Miller

There's so much we can't express in our day-to-day
interaction with people because it's considered inappropriate.
And acting is all about being inappropriate.
- Wentworth Miller

A racial community provides not only a sense of identity,
that luxury of looking into another's face and seeing yourself reflected back,
but a sense of security and support.
- Wentworth Miller

Four months of preparation and about 12 hours of shooting
turned into about 30 seconds of screen time.
- Wentworth Miller

 

I'm very pleased with being a part of the Bean Pole family.
It's a relationship that makes sense to me.
I'm very pleased to have my name associated with Bean Pole Jeans.
- Wentworth Miller

There has to be a measure of faith.
That's what this business is all about:
trusting in something that may never show up,
that you have no concrete proof of.
- Wentworth Miller

I feel as though we're living in a time where there
is very little distinction paid between the personal and the professional.
- Wentworth Miller

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A great book provides escapism for me.
The artistry and the creativity in a story are better than any drugs.
- Wentworth Miller

You're confronted with the quandary:
do I grind things to a halt? Ideally you would,
but I have better things to do than educate people.
- Wentworth Miller

My character in 'Prison Break' needs to be formidable.
In reality, I'm not very tough at all.
- Wentworth Miller

I want to aspire to something like what Denzel Washington does,
which is try to find scripts written for white actors -
or Jodie Foster,
who reads scripts for male actors.
- Wentworth Miller

Michael Scofield is someone everyone can relate to,
but nobody would want to be in his shoes.
- Wentworth Miller

I've been spared to a large extent the business end of the race stick.
- Wentworth Miller

I've been spoiled by this project.
I was given the script and went in to read,
realizing that this was a powerful story and one that wasn't told very often.
- Wentworth Miller

When I got to college, acting suddenly seemed like
a very risky proposition and all my friends were going
to law school or med school or Wall Street.
- Wentworth Miller

I feel extremely lucky, extremely grateful,
and a little bittersweet, too.
- Wentworth Miller

I'm neither sexy nor a star.
- Wentworth Miller

I have to laugh internally when I'm asked in interviews
what nightspots I like to hit.
I just don't have answers...
so sometimes I make them up.
- Wentworth Miller

If I were to wait only for roles that clarify my racial makeup,
I'd be waiting for a very, very long time.
- Wentworth Miller

Everyone has their challenges.
- Wentworth Miller

This role is more visible, and I grew up without a
lot of that sort of modeling so I'm relieved and proud to have done this film.
- Wentworth Miller

Prison Break is so far-fetched, I had to make viewers
believe that Michael is capable of making the impossible possible.
- Wentworth Miller

My father is black and my mother is white.
Therefore, I could answer to either,
which kind of makes me a racial Lone Ranger,
caught between two communities.
- Wentworth Miller

I'm pretty much a couch potato.
- Wentworth Miller

I hadn't worked for a year when I had my Prison Break
audition and it was the easiest audition I've ever had.
I got the script on Friday, went to the audition on
Monday and got the part on Tuesday.
I was shooting the pilot a week later.
I didn't have time to be nervous - it happened so quickly.
- Wentworth Miller

To be honest, I find going out pretty scary and intimidating.
Got all those people checking you out,
with only one purpose: hooking up.
I'm quite the dork, I'd rather sit home and play Scrabble.
But that doesn't get you a girl, does it?
- Wentworth Miller

You have to love what you do, and you have to need it like you need air.
And there's nothing else that would give me the same
degree of satisfaction as acting,
which is why I can't walk away from it.
- Wentworth Miller

My encounters with racism are sort of second-hand situations
where I might be standing around with a group of white
friends and someone makes a comment that they wouldn't
make at my family reunion.
- Wentworth Miller

There'll be moments when I'm out in the prison yard,
chatting with the cast and the crew,
getting ready to shoot a scene.
And then I'll remember if I were actually an inmate,
I'd only be out there an hour.
The other 23 hours of the day, I'd be in my cell.
It's kind of a downer.
- Wentworth Miller

I'm kind of a dork.
I don't have much game.
I'm not particularly comfortable in bars or clubs.
I much prefer being home playing Scrabble,
having dinner with a couple friends,
going to see a movie,
or losing a whole weekend to Season 14 of Law and Order or The Simpsons.
- Wentworth Miller

They told me at the end of that test that they wanted
me to be a part of this project.
I walked out and had a moment of clarity where I thought,
not many people will ever have this moment.
- Wentworth Miller

In my career as an actor, there is a catchphrase that
Scofield always says often in regards to his brother,
'Have a little faith.' In my own career as an actor,
there were times when I was the only one who believed
in myself in the face of the odds.
- Wentworth Miller

My definition of cool is finding your own definition
of cool and not necessarily taking your lead from what
other people tell you or from what you might read from magazines or see on TV.
- Wentworth Miller

I've never seen American Idol but I am grateful to them.
That show is one of Fox's biggest moneymakers,
and some of that money goes to pay for shows like Prison Break.
Simon Cowell's been signing my paychecks and for that I say thanks.
- Wentworth Miller

Confidence is at the root of so many attractive qualities,
a sense of humor, a sense of style, a willingness to
be who you are no matter what anyone else might think or say and it's true,
I do have a certain fondness for women that have dark hair.
- Wentworth Miller

I worked with the same trainer that worked with Denzel
Washington in THe Hurricane.
It was three months of training, five days a week,
4 to 5 hours a day.
This was followed by a month of choreography.
- Wentworth Miller

It was just expected that I would go to college.
Both my parents are teachers and they tolerated acting,
but I was going to go to a school of quality or bust.
Which made my downshifting back to acting afterward a little difficult.
- Wentworth Miller

Nobody's ever asked me to pay for a meal before I've eaten it,
I've never been pulled over just because I was driving
the wrong kind of car in the wrong kind of area at the wrong time of night.
- Wentworth Miller

I made a decision not to work out because I'm lazy and also,
the character is not a superhero.
I didn't want him to be a buff guy with Jackie Chan
moves because the point is he's smarter than your average Joe.
- Wentworth Miller

My boyfriend and I broke up.
He wanted to get married and I didn't want him to.
- Rita Rudner

I went to a fight the other night, and a hockey game broke out.
- Rodney Dangerfield

Time to Die:
A Zen teacher had a rare and priceless teacup.
One day, his precocious student accidentally broke the cup.
Hearing the footsteps of his teacher,
the student held the pieces of the cup behind his back.
When the master appeared, he asked: "Why do people have to die?"
"This is natural," explained the teacher.
"Everything has to die and has just so long to live."
The student showed the shattered cup, saying,
"It was time for your cup to die."
- Traditional Zen Koan

To think that the new economy is over is like somebody
in London in 1830 saying the entire industrial revolution
is over because some textile manufacturers in Manchester went broke.
- Alvin Toffler

Nobody ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public.
- H. L. Mencken

As they marched, the crowds lining the route broke into applause,
a sweet and deeply felt spontaneous pattering that
was a sort of communal embrace.
Welcome home.
- Lance Morrow

When dad told me Mr Steptoe had passed away,
I broke down.
- Louise Brown

I broke up the band in the office in Gerrard Street.
- Georgie Fame

Until Charlie broke his ankle in Toronto,
we were as good a unit as anybody.
- Marcel Dionne

George W. Bush broke a mold four years ago: Even though
he lost the popular vote,
he governed as if he had won by acclamation.
- Tony Snow

If it ain't broke, don't fix it.
- Bert Lance

Well, I'm still here.
Didn't have to go to rehab, and I'm not broke.
- Jimmy Buffett

Normal people...
believe that if it ain't broke, don't fix it.
Engineers believe that if it ain't broke,
it doesn't have enough features yet.
- Scott Adams

I've always found it very sanitary to be broke.
- Orson Welles

Another time I cracked two of the vertebrae in my back and broke a rib.
- Zakk Wylde

This is a big deal.
My wife and I sat in our home and we watched those
young men get slaughtered on the streets of Mogadishu
in the absence of a plan.
It broke our heart.
- Dick Armey

We know that Medicare's going broke in seven years,
but we need to start over.That's what the American people want us to do.
- John McCain

Human beings will line up for miles to buy a bucket of catastrophes,
but don't try selling sunshine and light -
you'll go broke.
- Chuck Jones

In between, I go broke because I seem to do movies
where you're not paid a lot as an actor.
- Sean Penn

The president's claim that Social Security is going
broke is misleading at best.
The sky is not falling, although there is no doubt
that the system needs to be strengthened.
- Grace Napolitano

I've always thought if it's not broke,
why fix it?
- Tim Hardaway

I was about five years old when I was eating soup in our kitchen,
and as I was lifting the spoon towards my mouth,
it bent and broke in half.
- Uri Geller

Most of the groups I worked with 30 years ago are either dead or dead broke.
And it's a shame.
- Ronnie Spector

I would roll up pennies to take the subway to work in Times Square.
I was broke, but I was happy.
- Jennifer Garner

I know that I'm very lucky to be alive.
For 35 or 40 years I've spilt my blood and broke my
bones and spent years in hospitals.
- Evel Knievel

I was in a band called the valentines and they broke up last week.
- Bon Scott

When I broke in, in 1957, it was wide open.
Now you're up against strong competition.
- Larry King

I was really small when jazz broke through in England
and I can still remember sneaking off to the living
room to listen to it on the radio -
much to my parent's disapproval.
- Jeff Beck

That equals to being a fool, having fame and no fortune.
A lot of guys out there have fame doing this and doing that,
but they are broke.
- Mike Tyson

I told the doctor I broke my leg in two places.
He told me to quit going to those places.
- Henny Youngman

Nature made him, and then broke the mold.
- Ludovico Ariosto

It was a little at a time but I broke out my Walkman
and my lyric pad and started writing.
- Lou Gramm


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