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Sam Waterston Quotes & Sayings

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If I have to be typecast, I'd like it to be as Abraham Lincoln. — Sam Waterston

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If there's any business that instructs you in the strong hand of fate, it's show business. You can plan and plan, but it's what happens to you that really determines what your career will be like. — Sam Waterston

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If you're going to be born ugly and be an actor - the least they can do is let you play Lincoln. — Sam Waterston

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Separation is painful, and there's such a thing as doing it too much - the limits are how much it hurts. — Sam Waterston

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I literally was saved by a role, from becoming a cab driver. I never did have to wait tables, though, so looking back I guess I had it pretty soft. — Sam Waterston

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I don't think playing a villain is my greatest talent. — Sam Waterston

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I don't like driving much. — Sam Waterston

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I've been able to do things that allow me to hold my head up and still be popular. — Sam Waterston

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Good directors say, Here's where the play is. They stand by the heart of the matter. Some of them stand beside it. — Sam Waterston

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I don't think there's anything to be desired in a bunch of people chasing you around, trying to get a piece of your clothing. — Sam Waterston

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I think people have some control over what they want; there's a relationship - maybe not automatic - between what you want and get. — Sam Waterston

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In reality, conclusions are muddy, there are no final curtains, and life just goes on. — Sam Waterston

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I think the bait for doing something really is always the part. — Sam Waterston

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In order to continue to do interesting work, you need to be ... proceeding. — Sam Waterston

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The virtue of the country is that it makes you thirsty for the city. — Sam Waterston

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There is no problem that is not improved by effort, and no effort that is too paltry to be worth undertaking. — Sam Waterston

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Painting is very interesting. — Sam Waterston

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As for lawyers, it's more fun to play one than to be one. — Sam Waterston

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I played Lucky in Waiting for Godot at Yale and it was a thing that Stanislavski talks about: he says you don't need his 'method' if you can count on your inspiration and it was a moment of inspiration that came to me, not in rehearsal but on stage. It hit me right there in the middle of the play and it was great-it travelled into immediate communication. — Sam Waterston

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I came to New York in 1962 and it began to look like I might he able to make a living in 1972. — Sam Waterston

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That's where I'd like to be: when the business says here's a good actor who is marketable so we can use him. Just that. — Sam Waterston

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I enjoy listening to opera at home, occasionally, but I would much rather see it than just listen to it. — Sam Waterston

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The Killing Fields, my character's teachings frame the movie and the argument of his lectures is the challenge of dealing with the painfulness of life in the absence of faith. — Sam Waterston

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Obviously the first roles that you're proud of are the ones that everybody else liked too. — Sam Waterston

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I'm too old to be governed by fear of dumb people. — Sam Waterston

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I got a note from my father, who said that Success is wonderful, if you don't inhale. That was his own aphorism, and I think it's the very best thing he could have said to me or anyone else on the subject. — Sam Waterston

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I'm sort of obsessed with the news. That is a syndrome. But I don't watch a whole lot of TV. — Sam Waterston

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If you're not moving forward, you're falling back. — Sam Waterston

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I've always done what I thought was good if I could live on what they were offering-and sometimes if I couldn't. So even when I was broke, my career didn't lack for interest. — Sam Waterston

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We're paid to care. That's what actors get their money for. But the main goal is not for the actors to be frustrated at the end of the show, but for the audience to be throwing their shoes at the television set. That's what we're trying for. — Sam Waterston

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The bad guys don't always get punished and the good guys are not necessarily pure. — Sam Waterston

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Shakespeare is the one who gets re-interpreted most frequently. — Sam Waterston