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As much as possible, I try to encourage people to use
stunt men because that is really their job.
- Sam Neill

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

Repetition on things like that becomes quite painful.
If you do a stunt sometimes it can look like a stunt.
- Marton Csokas

A lot of people ask me when I do a stunt,
'Jackie, are you scared?' Of course I'm scared.
I'm not Superman.
- Jackie Chan

 

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

Awards sell tickets, and they're a clever publicity stunt.
- Tony Randall

There were a number of people who helped me get there,
and the one I always mention is Michael Byrne,
the great master swordsman and brilliant stunt double.
- Ian McDiarmid

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If I'm going to fly for more than twenty feet it's
generally a good idea to get a stunt guy.
- Joe Flanigan

Doing stunt work is risky, but it's something I enjoy.
- Verne Troyer

One time they traded me for seven horses.
Seven stunt horses.
- James Stewart

When you're fighting with a stunt person,
your intent is to miss.
- Victoria Pratt

I haven't done a lot of action movies,
so it's kind of fun to get to do a lot of stunt work.
- Mark-Paul Gosselaar

I go to temple a lot less than I would like because when I do,
people still look at me as if they think it's a publicity stunt.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

I've done approximately 15 films, and most of the things
I've done have either been stunt or costume work.
- Verne Troyer

We don't move on in the stunt unless it looks like a hit.
So when I see it on TV, I'm generally satisfied that
people are going to buy it.
- Victoria Pratt

People are like dirt.
They can either nourish you and help you grow as a
person or they can stunt your growth and make you wilt and die.
- Plato

I was a stunt man for 35 years.
- Richard Farnsworth

The scenes in the show were filmed with a crew of really excellent stunt jumpers,
but we had the feel of the parachutes,
so we could be more realistic in the roles.
- Ken Curtis

Big Brother sounded like a silly stunt and that's what it is.
- Nigel Kneale

I remember hitting Sarah Michelle Gellar with a right
hook during my first week on the job.
It was awful.
They usually pair actors with stunt doubles to avoid things like that.
- Eliza Dushku

Since very early in my career, I have always did my own stunt fighting.
- Brion James

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

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

The guys on the stunt team are really fantastic.
It's really funny, because for all the aggression they
have to display on screen,
they're actually really happy, good-
natured people.
- Miranda Otto

Well one of the times I did a stunt was in the devil's
snare room and they lifted me up on a harness and a safety rope really,
really high, and they just dropped me down into the devil's snare.
- Rupert Grint

And getting stunt coordinator Dan Bradley and everybody
from the whole 'Bourne Supremacy' crew,
I think was real cool for our film because we do a
bunch of really big jumps in this movie.
- Sean William Scott

An actor would be foolish to do something that might hold up the picture,
or more importantly incapacitate him.
If an actor does do a stunt he needs to make sure a
stunt man stands by to see that it's done correctly.
- Glenn Ford

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I did do my own stunts.
- Peter Falk

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

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

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

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

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

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

I don't think there are really enough meetings in Britain
for our athletes to compete properly,
and because of this a lot of the talent we have has been stunted.
- Linford Christie

40 percent of North Korean children suffer from stunted growth.
20 percent are underweight.
- Tom Lantos

Unfortunately, inner feelings and potential are often stunted by our parents,
relatives or peers.
- Willie Stargell

Stunted varieties were generally chosen,
particularly if they had the side branches opposite or regular,
for much depends upon this; a one-sided tree is of
no value in the eyes of the Chinese.
- Robert Fortune

Few tragedies can be more extensive than the stunting of life,
few injustices deeper than the denial of an opportunity
to strive or even to hope,
by a limit imposed from without, but falsely identified as lying within.
- Stephen Jay Gould

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

You must not lose faith in humanity.
Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty,
the ocean does not become dirty.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants,
and to serve them one's self?
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Men in general judge more from
appearances than from reality. All
men have eyes, but few have
the gift of penetration.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

One who is too insistent on his own views,
finds few to agree with him.
- Lao Tzu

Wealth consists not in having great possessions,
but in having few wants.
- Epictetus

Manifest plainness, embrace simplicity,
reduce selfishness, have few desires.
- Lao Tzu

Anyone who proposes to do good
must not expect people to roll stones out of his way,
but must accept his lot calmly,
even if they roll a few stones upon it.
- Albert Schweitzer

We know but a few men, a great many coats and breeches.
- Henry David Thoreau

I have found out that though the ways in which
I can make myself useful are few,
yet the work open to me is endless.
- Helen Keller

The happiest moments my heart knows are those in which
it is pouring forth its affections to a few esteemed characters.
- Thomas Jefferson

Everyone has a "best friend" during each stage of life,
but only a precious few have the same one.
- Anonymous

One is taught by experience to put a premium
on those few people who can appreciate you for what you are.
- Gail Godwin

There are very few human beings who receive the truth,
complete and staggering, by instant illumination.
Most of them acquire it fragment by fragment,
on a small scale, by successive developments,
cellularly, like a laborious mosaic.
- Anais Nin

Few are those who see with their own eyes
and feel with their own hearts.
- Albert Einstein

Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity
opinions which differ from
the prejudices of their social environment.
Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions.
- Albert Einstein

Books and friends should be few but good.
- Anonymous


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