Gregory Hines Famous Quotes & Sayings

24 Gregory Hines Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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My father has always been my hero. Gregory Hines Sayings: My father has always been my hero.
I wanted to make a movie, because the whole life of the movies appealed to me. You work hard for three or four months, then you don't work at all for a couple of months. Gregory Hines Sayings: I wanted to make a movie, because the whole life of the movies appealed to
It turned out to be exactly that, but more challenging emotionally. I looked at it in a more physical way, having to act in a chair and move around. But it really was more emotionally challenging. Gregory Hines Sayings: It turned out to be exactly that, but more challenging emotionally. I looked at it
I like to do an interview when the other person isn't expecting it. I find it's more spontaneous. Gregory Hines Sayings: I like to do an interview when the other person isn't expecting it. I find
I never wanted to be a star, I just wanted to get work. Gregory Hines Sayings: I never wanted to be a star, I just wanted to get work.
The best entertainment speaks to the human condition in an honest way. Gregory Hines Sayings: The best entertainment speaks to the human condition in an honest way.
I'm going to tap until I can't: I'll be so old, all I can do is walk out from the wings to stage center. But I'll be there. Gregory Hines Sayings: I'm going to tap until I can't: I'll be so old, all I can do
I've had times when I've done what seems like a thousand interviews to promote a film that I'm in. I start to think that I'm the best thing that ever happened to the world, talkin' about myself for cryin' out loud. Then I come home, and my wife needs me to help with dinner and empty the garbage, and the kids need help with their homework. Gregory Hines Sayings: I've had times when I've done what seems like a thousand interviews to promote a
As parents, we're human beings, too, but sometimes we're not as understanding as we'd like to be. Gregory Hines Sayings: As parents, we're human beings, too, but sometimes we're not as understanding as we'd like
I can remember feeling very angry, and saying no! I can do it myself! From that point of view it was very emotional for me to get myself to the point to sit in the chair and be 'up'. Gregory Hines Sayings: I can remember feeling very angry, and saying no! I can do it myself! From
I felt that I didn't want to be in show business anymore. I felt that I wanted to be a farmer. I was milking cows and shoveling terrible stuff and working all day. By the end of the day, all I wanted was my tap shoes - I thought, 'What am I doing? I better get back where I belong on the stage where we work at night and can sleep late! Gregory Hines Sayings: I felt that I didn't want to be in show business anymore. I felt that
They told me that the hotels had maybe two rooms set up for people with disabilities, but if they got there too late, and didn't get one of these rooms, they couldn't take a shower. The room wasn't hooked up for them, or maybe the sink was too high. Gregory Hines Sayings: They told me that the hotels had maybe two rooms set up for people with
When my brother and me got into performing in the late '40s and early '50s, it was a sensational opportunity to learn from our elders. Every show we played had a dancer, a comic, a juggler, a singer, an acrobat. I came to appreciate virtuosity in all forms of the business. Gregory Hines Sayings: When my brother and me got into performing in the late '40s and early '50s,
Once I got to be about twenty-five, I got interested in the music of the time. I started smokin' dope, I started drinking, I started slowing down and trying to find myself. I didn't want to work in nightclubs. Gregory Hines Sayings: Once I got to be about twenty-five, I got interested in the music of the
I don't remember not dancing. When I realized I was alive and these were my parents, and I could walk and talk, I could dance. Gregory Hines Sayings: I don't remember not dancing. When I realized I was alive and these were my
I grew up in the '50s, a tough time for African Americans. I had friends whose fathers would openly say, 'Just bite your tongu;, don't cause any problems.' My father was not like that. Even in the toughest times racially, if somebody disrespected his family, they were in trouble. Gregory Hines Sayings: I grew up in the '50s, a tough time for African Americans. I had friends
I read the script, and I knew it was a good part. It was written for a white actor. That's what I'm up against - I have to try to make roles happen for me that aren't written black. Gregory Hines Sayings: I read the script, and I knew it was a good part. It was written
They were very generous with me. Everybody was willing to talk about their particular accident, what they had to deal with and how they got back in touch with their competitors' spirit. Gregory Hines Sayings: They were very generous with me. Everybody was willing to talk about their particular accident,
I think everybody at some point - especially if they've been working their whole lives - should take time out and think about what they've done. Gregory Hines Sayings: I think everybody at some point - especially if they've been working their whole lives
My character had been in the chair for seven years. He had gone through his anger, depression, drug and alcohol abuse. He had gone through everything, now he was up, he was happy, he was filled with his dream. Gregory Hines Sayings: My character had been in the chair for seven years. He had gone through his
It would be like the films I've seen where wardens would decide to be in a jail cell for a week, to get a sense of what it would be like to be a prisoner. Gregory Hines Sayings: It would be like the films I've seen where wardens would decide to be in
One of the things about working on stage - actually, about working in show business, that is - is that it's such a collaborative effort. I suppose that everything in life is - every endeavor where people are able to be successful. Gregory Hines Sayings: One of the things about working on stage - actually, about working in show business,
You know the first time I sat in the chair I felt anything but up, it was very emotional for me. I had a chair in my hotel room, a chair at rehearsal, and I was trying to spend as much time as I could in the chair. Gregory Hines Sayings: You know the first time I sat in the chair I felt anything but up,
My roots are on the live performing stage, so while I enjoy making films and the other things that I do, when I get on stage, I feel at home; I'm comfortable. Gregory Hines Sayings: My roots are on the live performing stage, so while I enjoy making films and