Sam Waterston Quotes

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Sam Waterston Quotes

Ive always done what I thought was good if I could live on what they were offering-and sometimes if I couldnt. So even when I was broke, my career didnt lack for interest.
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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

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

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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

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Painting is very interesting.

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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.

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If you're not moving forward, you're falling back.

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

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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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