Marlon Brando Quotes.
All I want to be is normally insane.
Every time you get knocked down you get up stronger.
I think to regret is useless in life. It belongs to the past.
Food has always been my friend. When I wanted to feel better or had a crisis in my life, I opened the icebox.
Never surrender to the momentum of mediocrity.
I don’t mind that I’m fat. You still get the same money.
If you want something from an audience, you give blood to their fantasies. It’s the ultimate hustle.
We make up any excuse to preserve myths about people we love, but the reverse is also true; if we dislike an individual we adamantly resist changing our opinion, even when somebody offers proof of his decency, because it’s vital to have myths about both the gods and devils in our lives.
At Libertyville High, I was a bad student, chronic truant, and all-round incorrigible. I was forever being sent to the principal’s office to be disciplined.
I have never been able to remember the number of my driver’s license, and there have been times when I couldn’t even remember my own telephone number, but when I hear a song, sometimes only once, I never forget the melody or the lyric.
The more sensitive you are, the more certain you are to be brutalized, develop scabs, never evolve. Never allow yourself to feel anything, because you always feel to much.
An actor’s a guy who, if you ain’t talking about him, ain’t listening.
That’s the principal guiding feature of all interviews today is money.
Tell me, do you spend time with your family? Good. Because a man who doesn’t spend time with his family can never be a real man.
Privacy is not something that I’m merely entitled to, it’s an absolute prerequisite.
At fourteen or fifteen, I decided to earn my living when I grew up playing drums made from wooden beer kegs and leading a group called Keg Brando and His Kegliners. We organized a little band, but it didn’t last long and didn’t make any money.
Most of the successful people in Hollywood are failures as human beings.
I value each woman for what she has to offer whether it be charm-beauty-wit-intelligence or humor but warmth is the quality I value most.
Nobody “becomes” a character. You can’t act unless you are who you are.
To grasp the full significance of life is the actor’s duty, to interpret it is his problem, and to express it his dedication.
Regret is useless in life. It’s in the past. All we have is now.
The only thing an actor owes his public is not to bore them.
I suppose the story of my life is a search for love, but more than that, I have been looking for a way to repair myself from the damages I suffered early on and to define my obligation, if I had any, to myself and my species.
I’m going to make him an offer he can’t refuse.
The caste system may be more highly developed in countries like India or England, but every tier of society in almost every culture tries to dominate a group it perceives as beneath it.
I have eyes like those of a dead pig.
Never confuse the size of your paycheck with the size of your talent.
Acting, in general, is something most people think they’re incapable of, but they do it from morning to night. The subtlest acting I’ve ever seen is by ordinary people trying to show they feel something they don’t, or trying to hide something. It’s something everyone learns at an early age.
Acting is the expression of a neurotic impulse. It’s a bum’s life. Quitting acting, that’s the sign of maturity.
Too much success can ruin you as surely as too much failure.
The only reason I’m in Hollywood is that I don’t have the moral courage to refuse the money.
Our family always had animals, but they became more important to me as the years passed because they helped me deal with the absence of love.
An actor is at most a poet and at least an entertainer.
There’s a line in the picture where he snarls, ‘Nobody tells me what to do.’ That’s exactly how I’ve felt all my life.
Only the one who walks his own way can’t be overtaken.
вЂЋWe only have so many faces in our pockets
If there’s anything unsettling to the stomach, it’s watching actors on television talk about their personal lives.
With women, I’ve got a long bamboo pole with a leather loop on the end. I slip the loop around their necks so they can’t get away or come too close. Like catching snakes.
There isn’t anything that pays you as much money as acting while you are deciding what the hell you’re going to do with yourself.
Hey, you wanna hear my philosophy of life? Do it to him before he does it to you.