David Koechner Quotes.
I love bouncing between different genres. And comedy, obviously, is something I enjoy doing the most and I’ve had the most success with. But I’m open to all jobs and all genres.
If you don’t have self love you can never find it outside of yourself.
What helps you as an actor when it comes to roles is that deeper understanding of so many different fractions of humanity. Because oftentimes, even in comedy, there is conflict.
We all do grow as humans.
I am all about switching between genres and doing as much as possible.
If you can play an asshole you never get to do it in life, so what rich joy there is to go and do that and say awful things to people.
I never sweat about work. I just assume work’s coming.
Just think about that. I feed 7 people every day. I house, feed and clothe seven people every day. And we have employees at the house. And we have 3 dogs, so I’m just throwing money out.
Nothing trumps honesty, as far as I’m concerned.
I think that even in a drama, we all want to smile, and laugh because what a horrible life if we’re just like “I’m in a drama.” And so I think in everything you’re trying to look for the humor, even if it’s a dark scene, because most people want to have fun in life, as opposed to have a boring time, a terrible time.
Whatever your religion is, it’s to fully realize your potential of love. Is to have fully realized self love then you can give love to others around you and to whatever, whoever you meet.
I love weird man, when you get to do something that you don’t necessarily get to do in real life, play characters that are a little bit outlandish.
If I want to travel with my family I have to purchase 7 airline tickets.
I will smash your face into a car windshield, and then take your mother, Dorothy Mantooth, out for a nice seafood dinner and never call her again.
I like to say, in Hollywood, you can’t make a redneck movie without me. That doesn’t happen. You better not do it.
We are the sons of no one, bastards of young.
I don’t have anything that dramatic as far as a performance goes. I’ve never participated in a show that ended in a fight in my memory.
We do have to be a witness to our art.
That’s what acting is, it’s exploring conflict.
It’s dangerous for one actor to advise another one, especially when you’re not in charge. On the set, I’m never gonna tell another person, “Here’s what I think you should do.” That’s a discussion they should only have with the writers, producers, and directors.
I think I went into poli-sci because I knew there was a stage, plus I thought I wanted to help people, and I realized in poli-sci that if you want to be a politician you’re either born into it, or you’ve got an amazing brain, which those are rare – and I don’t have one.
All of those measures of relationships that you have in your life help feed your and inform your ability to act.