Kevin Kline Famous Quotes & Sayings

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34 Kevin Kline Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Kevin Kline Sayings: Lots of people fantasize about what it would be like if they were president ... Lots of people fantasize about what it would be like if they were president ... Most think they'd be decent and wouldn't be corrupted at all, that they'd remain true to themselves.
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Kevin Kline Sayings: We're all animals, but we're a different sort of animal. Maybe they're better than us. We're all animals, but we're a different sort of animal. Maybe they're better than us. They're more loyal. They're more pure. They're more simple. They're not neurotic. Well, there are some neurotic dogs.
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Kevin Kline Sayings: I've done a couple of movies for scale, and it's the only way to get I've done a couple of movies for scale, and it's the only way to get a lot of these independent movies made. The actors negotiate deals where they're given just enough money to live on during the filming, but then they participate in the back-end. If the movie suddenly makes a gazillion dollars, we'll participate in that profit.
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Kevin Kline Sayings: It never ceases to surprise me, the people I get to work with. I'm in It never ceases to surprise me, the people I get to work with. I'm in a French film with Sandrine Bonnaire? I adore Sandrine Bonnaire. I'm doing a picture for Robert Redford? The Sundance Kid? I have to pinch myself sometimes.
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Kevin Kline Sayings: Nothing makes an actor feel freer and more inventive and more creative than being trusted. Nothing makes an actor feel freer and more inventive and more creative than being trusted.
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Kevin Kline Sayings: You know, actors are fans, too. And talent is very attractive to me. You know, actors are fans, too. And talent is very attractive to me.
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Kevin Kline Sayings: I've got the Jewish guilt and the Irish shame and it's a hell of a I've got the Jewish guilt and the Irish shame and it's a hell of a job distinguishing which is which.
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Kevin Kline Sayings: The worth of a life is not determined by a single failure or a solitary The worth of a life is not determined by a single failure or a solitary success.
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Kevin Kline Sayings: I see God as a song-and-dance man. If I had my way, he'd be able I see God as a song-and-dance man. If I had my way, he'd be able to carry a tune, too. Preferably, one of mine.
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Kevin Kline Sayings: Some of my favorite characters that I've played have been very pompous because I love Some of my favorite characters that I've played have been very pompous because I love making fun of pompous people.
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Kevin Kline Sayings: I had studied piano since I was 13, but I was surrounded by students who'd I had studied piano since I was 13, but I was surrounded by students who'd been playing since they were 5. I realized I was never going to be anything but mediocre.
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Kevin Kline Sayings: Hindsight. It's like foresight without a future. Hindsight. It's like foresight without a future.
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Kevin Kline Sayings: But you have to trust your instincts. Because you're not going to try it 20 But you have to trust your instincts. Because you're not going to try it 20 different ways during rehearsal. You'll try it two or three different ways, maybe, but then you've got five other scenes you're shooting that day. You've got to keep going.
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Kevin Kline Sayings: I'm a real pushover for animals. I'm a real pushover for animals.
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Kevin Kline Sayings: Ambition without contribution is of no significance. Ambition without contribution is of no significance.
Kevin Kline Sayings: I can play characters who sing, but I don't like singing in a nightclub or I can play characters who sing, but I don't like singing in a nightclub or something. It's not my metier.
Kevin Kline Sayings: I totally related to Cole Porter's magnetic pull to any piano that was in the I totally related to Cole Porter's magnetic pull to any piano that was in the room, which he was famous for doing, as was Gershwin. You couldn't drag them away from a piano.
Kevin Kline Sayings: People ask, 'What's the best role you've ever played?' The next one. People ask, 'What's the best role you've ever played?' The next one.
Kevin Kline Sayings: I just don't think I'm a very good singer. I just don't think I'm a very good singer.
Kevin Kline Sayings: Well, the whole trick to doing an independent film, is to keep great pace and Well, the whole trick to doing an independent film, is to keep great pace and momentum. You're shooting maybe three times as many scenes in one day that you would on a big, luxurious budget on a luxurious schedule, and you try not to sacrifice quality for that. Things are just compressed, but essentially the same.
Kevin Kline Sayings: Don't kiss a man who hasn't shaved. Don't kiss a man who hasn't shaved.
Kevin Kline Sayings: Nobody sees the same movie. I'm sure there are people who saw Butch Cassidy and Nobody sees the same movie. I'm sure there are people who saw Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and thought "Finally a gay movie about men who really care about each other. Thank God!" That's not what I saw necessarily but I don't think any two people see the same movie.
Kevin Kline Sayings: I never went to class. That the university graduated me at all is an indictment I never went to class. That the university graduated me at all is an indictment of our educational system.
Kevin Kline Sayings: But, I do think, on a very simplistic level, that we can project onto dogs But, I do think, on a very simplistic level, that we can project onto dogs because they are so innocent. They don't come with a lot of baggage.
Kevin Kline Sayings: Just because you're not sweating doesn't mean you're not putting in the work. Just because you're not sweating doesn't mean you're not putting in the work.
Kevin Kline Sayings: The technique's many benefits for actors include minimized tension, centeredness, vocal relaxation, and responsiveness, mind/body The technique's many benefits for actors include minimized tension, centeredness, vocal relaxation, and responsiveness, mind/body connection and about an inch and a half of additional height.
Kevin Kline Sayings: I've never felt completely satisfied with what I've done. I tend to see things too I've never felt completely satisfied with what I've done. I tend to see things too critically. I'm trying to get over that.
Kevin Kline Sayings: It was all completely incomprehensible to me. I was fearful of the language. You had It was all completely incomprehensible to me. I was fearful of the language. You had to look up every third word.
Kevin Kline Sayings: Most of the comedies I've done have been rather farcical and extravagant. Most of the comedies I've done have been rather farcical and extravagant.
Kevin Kline Sayings: Dogs do have feelings, I gather. Dogs do have feelings, I gather.
Kevin Kline Sayings: I vowed I would never do a commercial, or a soap opera - both of I vowed I would never do a commercial, or a soap opera - both of which I did as soon as I left the Acting Company and was starving.
Kevin Kline Sayings: When you have satire, it has to be real. No matter how outrageous the comedy When you have satire, it has to be real. No matter how outrageous the comedy becomes, you have to believe in the characters.
Kevin Kline Sayings: Playing Shakespeare requires technique. You don't play a Bach toccata by getting in the mood. Playing Shakespeare requires technique. You don't play a Bach toccata by getting in the mood.
Kevin Kline Sayings: I think every American actor wants to be a movie star. But I never wanted I think every American actor wants to be a movie star. But I never wanted to do stupid movies, I wanted to do films.