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Tim Robbins Quotes


53 Tim Robbins quotes:



"My father described me as the oldest baby he'd ever seen. I apparently was very serious and reflective."
"New York is not conductive to theater. New York does not encourage its young. It does not encourage experimentation."
"Susan is just great. I know I'm biased, but she's a great actress."
"There is absolutely no way that I would enter that world. I would never run for office."
"There's nothing more boring than unintelligent actors, because all they have to talk about is themselves and acting. There have to be other things."
"You get money out of acting. You get gray hair out of directing. Actually, I get more of a rush from directing."
"You had to know how to fight or you had to know how to avoid a fight. I didn't enjoy fighting, so I learned how to avoid them."
"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."
"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."
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"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."
"Directing is creating a whole. You're able to combine different elements and create a film that is unique and true to your vision."
"I have personal beliefs and they are sometimes reflected in the movies I make, but I also reflect other points of view."
"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 was a sports fan, but I also went to peace marches."
"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."
"I'm not gangly; I'm very coordinated. I do have a bit of a baby face. But I guess that just means I'll be working longer."
"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."



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