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You know me. It's my duty to please that booty.
Just 'cause you pour syrup on something doesnt make it pancakes
I never had one beer. If I bought a six-pack of beer, I kept drinking till all six beers were gone. You have to have that kind of understanding about yourself. I haven't had a drink now in 12 years.
If you do not have courage, you may not have the opportunity to use any of your other virtues.
You ain't got but one life. You ought to live it the way you want.
We've come a long way in our thinking, but also in our moral decay. I can't imagine Dr. King watching the 'Real Housewives' or 'Jersey Shore.'
I grew up in the South with guns everywhere and we never shot anyone. This [shooting] is about people who aren't taught the value of life.
If you have an opportunity to use your voice you should use it.
Anyone who tells you money can't buy happiness never had any.
The best advice that was given to me was that I had to be 10 times smarter, braver and more polite to be equal. So I did.
I have a lot more energy than I used to have. I sleep better. I like the way I look in my clothes better. I don’t cramp as much. I exercise better. I think my circulation has gotten better.
People know about the Klan and the overt racism, but the killing of one's soul little by little, day after day, is a lot worse than someone coming in your house and lynching you.
Painters get up and paint. Writers get up and write. I like to get up and act. It's not a big deal. It makes me happy.
I don't run around shooting people. Much. I only shoot two people a year. Maybe.
I run into a lot of kids who are either on R&R, or on their way to Iraq. They all know who I am and are fans, but they're kids! I am yet to meet one that's over 23. Yet they're full-time warriors.
I never did one thing right in my life, you know that? Not one. That takes skill.
I guess the worst day I have had was when I had to stand up in rehab in front of my wife and daughter and say 'Hi, my name is Sam and I am an addict.'
I'm as serious as a heart attack.
I don't understand how people live without creating.
Lifelong readers continue to read, finding in books the means to enjoy life or endure it
You just let people do what they do and look at them and give them enough rope until they do what you thought they were going to do... which is screw you over.
Not everything's made to win an Academy Award.
When I'm not working, I like to play golf.
When I saw the script [of The Man], I saw the character and knew I could do the character. It's a relationship movie, which is also what I love to do. That's what attracts me to projects.
Long Kiss Goodnight has a huge cult following. They could make another version of that movie right now and make a lot of money.
I'm not as angry as I used to be. But I can get in touch with that anger pretty quickly if I feel my space is being invaded or somebody is not treating me with the respect that I think I want.
I did 'Formula 51' because I got to run around Liverpool in a kilt, with golf clubs.
I trust most people. Not producers.
The certainty that life cannot be long, and the probability that it will be much shorter than nature allows, ought to awaken every man to the active prosecution of whatever he is desirous to perform.
Everybody likes an extraordinary person or likes to think that they would be great with a superpower in an ordinary world.
I look at myself as an audience member. I still love movies, and I still go and sit in the back of the big dark room with everybody else, and I want the same thrill.
Everything that I've gone through informs me and my opinions in a way, I guess because I am a child of segregation. I lived through it. I lived in it. I was of it.
It's always interesting to play characters who are vulnerable and how you display that vulnerability and what it's going to mean to people who watch it.
I act the way I talk. It probably comes from starting out in Second City, improvisational theater. I can go from take to take. I'll ask for another take.
If there's an interesting role that comes up as a great support role in a decent picture, then I'll do that.
I don't get the great story line, action, mystery scripts; I get comedies. And relationship comedies are what I do. It's what attracted me to American Pie.
Everybody has to learn that the world works in very specific ways, and you're not in charge of it.
I've been fortunate to be in films that are classic, that are going to be around.
I'm a character actor and that's what I do. All the roles that I've had have been mainly support roles, because character actors don't usually get the lead in movies. It rarely happens.
Those that have loved longest love best.
What kills me is that everybody thinks I like Jazz.
I love comic books and I love anime.
I see myself as a storyteller. So, when I read something, I see the story, and I see it on screen, in my head, in a certain way. I always want to see it and see me in it.
Just because people don't trust people doesn't mean [they] don't like them. There are lots of paranoid people in the world. You figure out their personalities and make them work.
I think the biggest challenges for franchises are keeping them fresh and exciting, and most times, you need a good bad guy to make that thing continually work, and sometimes they don't.
I've never been to jail. I've never been arrested. I've never been locked up.
Not everybody goes to movies to get their life changed.
I sit at home and read books. I watch movies. I watch television. I go and play golf. I don't go to nightclubs. I don't go out to dinner that often. I'm not a big party guy.
We need to change America's image round the world. America has lost some lustre in terms of how folks aspire to be like us.
When people want me to sign an autograph in a restaurant, and I'm eating. I don't even have to say no, I just kind of stop and look at them ... "Oh, okay. I'll ... I'll come back."