James Dean Famous Quotes & Sayings

48 James Dean Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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What better way to die? It's fast and clean and you go out in a blaze of glory. James Dean Sayings: What better way to die? It's fast and clean and you go out in a
If zombies were made of bacon, I would only need a couple of fried eggs and a gallon of coffee, and the problem would basically solve itself. James Dean Sayings: If zombies were made of bacon, I would only need a couple of fried eggs
If a man can bridge the gap between life and death,if he can live after he's died, then maybe he was a great man. Immortality is the only true success. James Dean Sayings: If a man can bridge the gap between life and death,if he can live after
If you're not afraid, if you take everything you are, everything worthwhile in you and direct it at one goal, one ultimate mark, you've got to get there. James Dean Sayings: If you're not afraid, if you take everything you are, everything worthwhile in you and
I'm not going to go through life with one arm tied behind my back. James Dean Sayings: I'm not going to go through life with one arm tied behind my back.
Being an actor is the loneliest thing in the world. You are all alone with your concentration and imagination, and that's all you have. James Dean Sayings: Being an actor is the loneliest thing in the world. You are all alone with
I think the one thing this picture shows that's new is the psychological disproportion of the kids' demands on the parents. Parents are often at fault, but the kids have some work to do, too. James Dean Sayings: I think the one thing this picture shows that's new is the psychological disproportion of
Studying cows, pigs and chickens can help an actor develop his character. There are a lot of things I learned from animals. One was that they couldn't hiss or boo me. James Dean Sayings: Studying cows, pigs and chickens can help an actor develop his character. There are a
I want to be a Texan 24 hours a day. James Dean Sayings: I want to be a Texan 24 hours a day.
An actor must interpret life, and in order to do so must be willing to accept all the experiences life has to offer. In fact, he must seek out more of life than life puts at his feet. James Dean Sayings: An actor must interpret life, and in order to do so must be willing to
Forgive quickly, kiss slowly, love truly, laugh uncontrollably. James Dean Sayings: Forgive quickly, kiss slowly, love truly, laugh uncontrollably.
To me, acting is the most logical way for people's neuroses to manifest themselves, in this great need we all have to express ourselves. James Dean Sayings: To me, acting is the most logical way for people's neuroses to manifest themselves, in
My purpose in life does not include a hankering to charm society. James Dean Sayings: My purpose in life does not include a hankering to charm society.
To my way of thinking, an actor's course is set even before he's out of the cradle. James Dean Sayings: To my way of thinking, an actor's course is set even before he's out of
An actual right is something that governments need merely to secure, not to implement. James Dean Sayings: An actual right is something that governments need merely to secure, not to implement.
You're tearing me apart! James Dean Sayings: You're tearing me apart!
Trust and belief are two prime considerations. You must not allow yourself to be opinionated. James Dean Sayings: Trust and belief are two prime considerations. You must not allow yourself to be opinionated.
My fun days are over. James Dean Sayings: My fun days are over.
Only the gentle men are ever really strong James Dean Sayings: Only the gentle men are ever really strong
I have a fairly adequate knowledge of Satanic forces. James Dean Sayings: I have a fairly adequate knowledge of Satanic forces.
I think there is only one form of greatness for man. If a man can bridge the gap between life and death. I mean, if he can live on after he has died, then maybe he was a great man. To me the only success, the only greatness, is immortality. James Dean Sayings: I think there is only one form of greatness for man. If a man can
I didn't know what to do. How do you tell an eight-year-old boy his mother's going to die? I tried. In my own stumbling way I tried to prepare Jim for it. Nowadays, he lives in a world we don't understand too well, the actor's world. We don't see too much of him. But he's a good boy, my Jim. A good boy, and I'm very proud of him. Not easy to understand, no sir. He's not easy to understand. But he's all man, and he'll make his mark. Mind you, my boy will make his mark. James Dean Sayings: I didn't know what to do. How do you tell an eight-year-old boy his mother's
At times there seems to be a million ideas worth painting. However, there are days when it's a challenge to pull any idea together. On these days I go to my studio, leaf through an art history book, and tell myself that I am part of this great tradition. James Dean Sayings: At times there seems to be a million ideas worth painting. However, there are days
Remember: Life is short, break the rules James Dean Sayings: Remember: Life is short, break the rules
Live fast, die young, leave a good looking corpse. James Dean Sayings: Live fast, die young, leave a good looking corpse.
There is no way to be truly great in this world. We are impaled on the crook of conditioning. A fish that is in the water has no choice that he is. Genius would have it that we swim in sand. We are fish and we drown. James Dean Sayings: There is no way to be truly great in this world. We are impaled on
Whatever's inside making me what I am, it's like film. Film only works in the dark. Tear it all open and let in the light and you kill it. James Dean Sayings: Whatever's inside making me what I am, it's like film. Film only works in the
An hour or two of learning from the masters is usually enough to recharge my artistic batteries. James Dean Sayings: An hour or two of learning from the masters is usually enough to recharge my
The gratification comes in the doing, not in the results. James Dean Sayings: The gratification comes in the doing, not in the results.
I'd rather have people hiss than yawn. James Dean Sayings: I'd rather have people hiss than yawn.
I have made great strides in my craft. After months of auditioning, I am very proud to announce that I am a member of the Actors Studio. The greatest school of the theater. It houses great people like Marlon Brando, Julie Harris, Arthur Kennedy, Mildred DunnockVery few get into it, and it is absolutely free. It is the best thing that can happen to an actor. I am one of the youngest to belong. If I can keep this up and nothing interferes with my progress, one of these days I might be able to contribute something to the world. James Dean Sayings: I have made great strides in my craft. After months of auditioning, I am very
What do we need all that for?If a picture is psychologically motivated, if there is truth in the relationship in it, then I think that picture will do good. I firmly believe Rebel Without A Cause is such a picture. James Dean Sayings: What do we need all that for?If a picture is psychologically motivated, if there is
If I had one day when I didn't have to be all confused, and didn't have to feel that I was ashamed of everything ... if I felt that I belonged someplace, you know then ... James Dean Sayings: If I had one day when I didn't have to be all confused, and didn't
But you can't show some far off idyllic conception of behavior if you want the kids to come and see the picture. You've got to show what it's really like, and try to reach them on their own grounds. James Dean Sayings: But you can't show some far off idyllic conception of behavior if you want the
Dream as if you will live forever; Live as if you will die today. James Dean Sayings: Dream as if you will live forever; Live as if you will die today.
I wouldn't like me, if I had to be around me. James Dean Sayings: I wouldn't like me, if I had to be around me.
Reality doesn't have any preconceived ideas. You've got to learn how to smoke the cigarette, not act smoking the cigarette. You need to drink the drink, not act drinking the drink. You've got to do things and not show them. James Dean Sayings: Reality doesn't have any preconceived ideas. You've got to learn how to smoke the cigarette,
Racing is the only time I feel whole. James Dean Sayings: Racing is the only time I feel whole.
Being a good actor isn't easy. Being a man is even harder. I want to be both before I'm done. James Dean Sayings: Being a good actor isn't easy. Being a man is even harder. I want to
How can you measure acting in inches?!? James Dean Sayings: How can you measure acting in inches?!?
I think the prime reason for existence, for living in this world, is discovery. James Dean Sayings: I think the prime reason for existence, for living in this world, is discovery.
I don't have to explain anything to anybody. James Dean Sayings: I don't have to explain anything to anybody.
The only greatness for man is immortality. James Dean Sayings: The only greatness for man is immortality.
I also became close to nature, and am now able to appreciate the beauty with which this world is endowed. James Dean Sayings: I also became close to nature, and am now able to appreciate the beauty with
Dream like you'll live forever, live like you'll die today. James Dean Sayings: Dream like you'll live forever, live like you'll die today.
I can't let in the light.It will destroy my performance like light destroys film James Dean Sayings: I can't let in the light.It will destroy my performance like light destroys film
Am I in love? Absolutely. I'm in love with ancient philosophers, foreign painters, classic authors, and musicians who have died long ago. I'm a passionate lover. I fawn over these people. I have given them my heart and my soul. The trouble is, I'm unable to love anyone tangible. I have sacrificed a physical bond, for a metaphysical relationship. I am the ultimate idealistic lover. James Dean Sayings: Am I in love? Absolutely. I'm in love with ancient philosophers, foreign painters, classic authors,
I am trying to find the courage to be tender in my life. I know violence is weakness. Only the gentle are ever really strong. James Dean Sayings: I am trying to find the courage to be tender in my life. I know