Terrence Howard Quotes

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Terrence Howard Quotes

Theres no excuse to hit a woman ... Ever. Not even in a movie role, because you might really like it. And then what?
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Every little job becomes a dream, and you don't recall it anymore, and maybe you might have a deja vu moment, but it's like something you dreamed earlier.

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My future's about trying to be a better man.

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The reason that I'm an actor, or an artist, is ultimately because I'm trying to paint a self-portrait, and the most complete and beautiful self-portrait that you can.

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I am an engineer, but what I find important and necessary is that you just learn things as you go along.

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Terrence Howard Quotes: Every one of us is an artist and as an
Every one of us is an artist, and as an artist, you really can stroll into any venue that you want, as long as you take your time to learn the etiquette of that venue.

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The purpose of my life is being a father to my kids and being a husband to my wife.

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I'm trying to make enough money where I can be financially independent and be able to go and just pursue that thing that everybody really needs, just pursue my family and the cause of my family.

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Terrence Howard Quotes: I dont think president obama has been
I don't think President Obama has been that revolutionary in reaching out to ethnic communities. President Reagan did a lot for the black community that people don't realize.

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I've always had a natural fear of the police, or abuse of their power.

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When you hear buzz around the beehive, you know they're making honey in there.

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I like to watch mankind in its futile attempt to understand the unknown, when they don't even understand that which they know.

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Terrence Howard Quotes: As a child our dreams got scattered all
As a child our dreams got scattered all about and all our future prospects got scattered to so many places, and we spend our lives trying to find the little pieces that make up our lives and make up the dreams that we had as a child that got blown away in the windstorm.

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We both can be the most beautiful and benevolent creatures on the planet, but then there's another side that can be as harsh and as ugly as the darkest thing you could imagine seeing.

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Terrence Howard Quotes: The difference with cleveland is that
The difference with Cleveland is that the racial tension was not a casual taste of it. It was outlandish.

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And I'm very surprised that all this stuff actually worked out to where I could have a career in film, gain the benefit of my education, and be thankful that I was able to break into my craft as an actor.

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You just drop a character like this that and the other and it's done.

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We call the Creator father, because we rely upon Him to protect us, guide us, feed us, keep us warm, to discipline us and all those things. I try to take my cue from the Creator, with regard to my children.

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Terrence Howard Quotes: All the things we have to remember and
All the things we have to remember, and I've mentioned this before, is that we're all artists.

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And when I stopped doing that and started thinking about what feels natural and what feels right to me and started pleasing myself, then it became good.

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Terrence Howard Quotes: Sometimes the only way to make palatable
Sometimes the only way to make palatable that which is appalling and apprehensive is to season it with some humor.

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Don't just view me as an actor.

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Terrence Howard Quotes: I ad lib ive gotta bring my own into it
I ad lib. I've gotta bring my own into it.

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I just wanted to be a scientist.

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Every role you play is literally - and I've said this before - every single role that you play, the only way you can connect to that character is because that was a piece of you that was scattered around that yard, almost like we got caught up in some whirlwind.

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My life's experiences, I've always had, my uncle used to call it antenna. I know what's going to happen oftentimes before it happened when it's involving me.

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There's also a part of me that's self-destructive, and another part that's a hero who's going to stand up for a principle.

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Terrence Howard Quotes: You keep knocking on the devils door
You keep knocking on the devil's door long enough and sooner or later someone's gonna answer you.

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There's a scripture in the Book of James which says, 'Become a doer of the word and not a hearer only.' A hearer is someone who looks into a mirror, walks away, and quickly forgets what sort of person he is.

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The most important thing I can teach my kids is that you can't put your value in looks. Presence is based upon magnitude. You can pretend to have an air about you but it is quickly deflated, you cannot deflate presence. Presence walks into a room and surrounds and fills anything that's in that room without trying to demand it, it takes over. It can come from a smile. Like I said, love makes you beautiful. What is beautiful radiates.

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Terrence Howard Quotes: Toilet paper and no baby wipes in the
Toilet paper - and no baby wipes - in the bathroom. If they're using dry paper, they aren't washing all of themselves. It's just unclean. So if I go in a woman's house and see the toilet paper there, I'll explain this. And if she doesn't make the adjustment to baby wipes, I'll know she's not completely clean.

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In the Twenties, it wasn't a remarkable thing for a singer to be an actor, or even to be involved in politics. If this is our roots, how can you blame the branches for following the course of the roots.

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There's nothing wrong with calling a spade a spade. Some things have to be exposed.

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If you're not going to do your job, get out of here. Don't mess up my work. This is how I feed my family.

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Terrence Howard Quotes: If a relationship is built on sexuality
If a relationship is built on sexuality, it won't last long.

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They say everybody gets 15 minutes. I hope I'm just inside the first minute and the next 14 go really slow.

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But George Lucas is carrying about Black actors, about Black men, about Black history, which really incorporates and tells all of history. You can't take one race out without eliminating every other race if you're going to tell the story of the human race.

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I'm damn near 37 years old, and I'm jumping up and down on the bed like my 10-year-old. I was a wild man

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If evolution works, why are monkeys still around?

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Having gandchildren you see the world through much broader perspectives. And you're more aware of your actions your thoughts and how it will affect your family. And the families around your family. You have to be a lot more careful. But you also relax a little bit. Because, you know, you've done your duty. I've reproduced and my reproductions have reproduced.

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There's no excuse to hit a woman ... Ever. Not even in a movie role, because you might really like it. And then what?

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Terrence Howard Quotes: The truth is the personal ends up
The truth is, the personal ends up becoming part of your professional. As an actor, much of your work happens at home as you try things out on your family. Sometimes you stay in character unbeknownst to you and keep practicing.

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If we [black people] do not show up and support the march towards cinematic equality, the march towards being on a level at - we don't even have to be higher than whites, but to be viewed in the same common thread of this is a professional, these are stories that people are interested in, instead of being fed the same old BS dogma that's been fed and the studios have used.

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It's just me and my guitar, and the rhythm's from there, and the poetry of life.

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Terrence Howard Quotes: My father always said that if you want
My father always said that if you want oranges, you have to go to where the oranges grow.

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I knew that one movie could either kill my career or give birth to it. It's the same thing with Nelson. If you fail at Nelson [movie about nelson Mandela], you don't get to comeback and say, 'Well, I was trying. Let me do it again.' There are no re-takes.

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When you feel betrayed by someone that you trust the most, as an actor, you look for something that's going to let you express some of your inner emotions and anger.

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I don't believe in premarital sex. It enabled me to date three or four women at the same time, because as long as I wasn't having sex with them, I could always just walk away.

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Terrence Howard Quotes: I want to be the condensation on the
I want to be the condensation on the glass. I want to be that phenomenon that takes place between hot and cold.

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The Oscar is the fantasy that you're afraid to believe in, but in the secrecy of your little dark room, you dream and wait for it.

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