Tim Robbins Quotes


53 Tim Robbins quotes:



"I just have this unnatural fascination with Elvis. I guess it reminds me of how important perspective is. You know, watch out or you might wind up wearing really silly costumes with Hawaiian leis."
"Considering the fact that I've used it in the past, and know what it is, and seen the results of it, I don't view marijuana as a dangerous drug."
"I like Spike Lee a lot. He's incredibly gifted and I don't think he gets the credit he deserves as a filmmaker."
"I'm fairly competant as a director and actor, but I am Mr. Neurotic as a writer. I just don't have enough confidence in my abilities to take criticism well. I take it personally. Start with 'It's a masterpiece,' and then tell me what you think could be changed."
"If you find yourself in a movie that you have questions about, it's not a compromise to your integrity."
"If you're in the position to help someone and you do it, it's very rewarding."
"Just because someone gets arrested doesn't mean what they are doing is wrong. Some laws are unfair and unjust."
"When you have a person in power who punishes people for speaking their mind, it's truly dangerous."
"There are dumb actors. But there are dumb politicians and dumb bakers."
"My philosophy is, don't take no for an answer and be willing to sacrifice your entire project for freedom."
"Every man dies. Not every man lives."
"I'm six foot four and a half and I have a temper. It's reserved for very important issues. If someone is asking me to make an artistic concession, then I'll become a madman."
Author: Robbins Quotes Category: American Comedian Quotes Temper Quotes
"If I'm a commodity, it wouldn't be a wise idea to buy stock in me - although, in the long run, maybe I'm a slow growth investment."
"Altman was told they wouldn't do the film with me. He could easily have abandoned me, but he stood by me and really bailed me out."
"I was a sports fan, but I also went to peace marches."
"I've been lucky-my looks haven't put me into one category. I don't look like a blue blood. I don't look like a criminal. I don't look like anything."
"Is Walt turning over in his grave? A man named Joe Roth runs Disney right now-he gave me the go-ahead and total freedom to do whatever I wanted to do."
"It's difficult when you have to turn down a tremendous amount of money because you don't like what the script is saying and you don't have any money."
"Most good actors have a huge intelligence about the human condition and a real open heart to different kinds of people and behavior."
"I don't want people to be inspired or offended by what I do. If you determine your behavior by what [other people] want, you're screwed."
Author: Robbins Quotes Category: Behavior Quotes



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