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Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: I prefer film to TV because of the amount of time film affords you that I prefer film to TV because of the amount of time film affords you that TV doesn't (though theater is probably my favorite and the scariest place of all). — Don Cheadle
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Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: But most scripts are terrible. Most projects are bad, that's just kind of the way But most scripts are terrible. Most projects are bad, that's just kind of the way it is. And I'm not really attracted to those. — Don Cheadle
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Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: Many of my friends and family are scratching it out somewhere decidedly south of the Many of my friends and family are scratching it out somewhere decidedly south of the ever widening gap between the haves and have nots, looking at losing their homes, colleges they can't afford and healthcare they can't avail themselves of. — Don Cheadle
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Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: Comedies are very hard to do. They are difficult. Unless there's the Judd Apatow school, Comedies are very hard to do. They are difficult. Unless there's the Judd Apatow school, where they're like okay, we know that, we're going to do those. Or unless it's something that's far to the other side. — Don Cheadle
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Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: I started following the news and seeing what was happening around the world with the I started following the news and seeing what was happening around the world with the polar ice caps melting and temperatures breaking records. I became concerned as an animal on this planet but also as a father. — Don Cheadle
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Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: If anyone ever said biopic I would say, "It's not a biopic." We're fighting uphill If anyone ever said biopic I would say, "It's not a biopic." We're fighting uphill against the weight of history. I was like, why don't we just call it historical fiction? — Don Cheadle
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Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: The process changes slightly from role to role. Obviously, there are different things you're called The process changes slightly from role to role. Obviously, there are different things you're called on to do. You're not digging deep for Basher Tarr like I was for Paul Rusesabagina, but at the end of the day it's still all make-believe and you still are trying as realistically as you can to depict these characters. — Don Cheadle
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Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: So often when Black men have to play roles on TV, we're either the noble So often when Black men have to play roles on TV, we're either the noble savage or we're completely a savage, and there's no nuance. — Don Cheadle
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Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: I think if you were to look at my resume in total you would see I think if you were to look at my resume in total you would see a lot of things that are kind of all over the map. — Don Cheadle
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Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: I think that it's much more important to do than to say. And you learn I think that it's much more important to do than to say. And you learn that a lot from your kids, who are watching you, you know? — Don Cheadle
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Don Cheadle Sayings By Andre Royo: I've always loved Don Cheadle and Jeffery Wright and even Sam Jackson. I've always loved Don Cheadle and Jeffery Wright and even Sam Jackson. — Andre Royo
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Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: The best thing that I learned from the best directors that I worked with is The best thing that I learned from the best directors that I worked with is that the best answer wins. They are ego-less when it comes to doing the most important thing. — Don Cheadle
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Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: I also believe that you are what you have to defend, and if you're a I also believe that you are what you have to defend, and if you're a black man that's always going to be the bar against which you are judged, whether you want to align yourself with those themes or not. You can think of yourself as a colourless person, but nobody else is gonna. — Don Cheadle
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Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: I'm a parent. I have kids, and what's happening with our waters, and our oceans, I'm a parent. I have kids, and what's happening with our waters, and our oceans, and what's happening with deforestation, and all these things that human beings are having negative impacts on at this time, are concerning to me. I wanted to do whatever I could to be a part of the solution and not just be a part of the problem. — Don Cheadle
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Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: I think we should all be more concerned about the environment and the effects of I think we should all be more concerned about the environment and the effects of global warming. It will be pointless to talk about all the issues that divide us when it's 300 degrees outside. — Don Cheadle
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Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: Now is a good time, 10 years ago would have been a good time, and Now is a good time, 10 years ago would have been a good time, and 10 years from now it will still be a good time to see a dynamic, entertaining movie that's wall-to-wall Miles Davis where the music will hopefully spark some desire to know more about the man. — Don Cheadle
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Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: I think having good family and friends really helps to ground you. I think having good family and friends really helps to ground you. — Don Cheadle
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Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: I hate it when, by page 30, I know what the lead's going to do I hate it when, by page 30, I know what the lead's going to do and then what the bad guy's gonna do. Mostly it's just scripts by the numbers where nothing's surprising, nothing's interesting. — Don Cheadle
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Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: I was brought into the curiosity of it because with Sony Pictures Classics, which bought I was brought into the curiosity of it because with Sony Pictures Classics, which bought the movie, they look into what the feedback is and base that off of how they release it, and you end up hearing the feedback and getting that early talk. So the reviews early on that were "bad reviews," they were kind of reviewing another movie. — Don Cheadle
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Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: One thing that you consistently see everywhere is that the poor and the under-represented are One thing that you consistently see everywhere is that the poor and the under-represented are always the ones who are going to suffer the most and get the short end of the stick. — Don Cheadle
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Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: If people in this country think of Africa as a place with kids and flies If people in this country think of Africa as a place with kids and flies swarming around their heads, then they won't understand that these people are you and you are them. — Don Cheadle
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Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: I understand what's it like to work all week and on Friday night just want I understand what's it like to work all week and on Friday night just want to go and leave your brain at the door, buy some popcorn and be thrilled by something. — Don Cheadle
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Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: I don't know what would be antithetical to do on the other side, maybe a I don't know what would be antithetical to do on the other side, maybe a Tyler Perry movie or something. No, there are very few comedies that live in between that. Or you're doing some kid thing like a Jim Carrey movie with animated something that's like that. Yeah, I've wanted to do them. I like doing them. I did Talk to Me. That was pretty much a comedy. — Don Cheadle
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Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: I pray that our leaders stop pointing fingers and playing the blame game and seek I pray that our leaders stop pointing fingers and playing the blame game and seek a real solution for the good of the planet and all who inhabit it. — Don Cheadle
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Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: When I'm the person in front of the microphone, and I'm the person in the When I'm the person in front of the microphone, and I'm the person in the light, I want to reflect and refract the light onto places where they need the attention, where I don't need it. — Don Cheadle
Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: I think if you're going to read reviews, you have to just concede that they I think if you're going to read reviews, you have to just concede that they are all right. And I think I read two very diametrically opposed reviews about my movie and I had to go, yeah, I agree with both of them. — Don Cheadle
Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: It's important to keep the people who know you well around you. It helps center It's important to keep the people who know you well around you. It helps center you. — Don Cheadle
Don Cheadle Sayings By Brian J. White: Every film by Will Smith, Harry Belafonte, Sidney Poitier, Lena Horne, Ruby Dee, Don Cheadle Every film by Will Smith, Harry Belafonte, Sidney Poitier, Lena Horne, Ruby Dee, Don Cheadle will have great acting and carry good messages in the film. The films starring those actors are the films I tell young people to watch for good acting and to view for quality movies. — Brian J. White
Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: For me, it's always just been about finding material that I think is creative and For me, it's always just been about finding material that I think is creative and interesting and fun and something that can expand me and that I can hopefully do something with. — Don Cheadle
Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: But I think it's intoxicating when somebody is so unapologetically who they are. But I think it's intoxicating when somebody is so unapologetically who they are. — Don Cheadle
Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: I don't like message movies either. I don't like message movies either. — Don Cheadle
Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: No, it's not comfortable; I hate watching myself. You don't like when you hear your No, it's not comfortable; I hate watching myself. You don't like when you hear your voice on your voicemail; imagine having to see yourself 30 feet wide and 30 feet big. — Don Cheadle
Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: I've never been a part of a film before that offers such a platform into I've never been a part of a film before that offers such a platform into real issues, that raises social awareness and has the potential to change things. — Don Cheadle
Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: There are things that are happening way earlier than [the Oscars] when it comes to There are things that are happening way earlier than [the Oscars] when it comes to someone deciding whether they're going to spend x amount of millions of dollars on a movie.I want $100 million success. The moviegoer is the person I'm more interested in than the Academy. — Don Cheadle
Don Cheadle Sayings By James Badge Dale: The physicality was important to me. Because the film has Shane Black's dialogue, and [Robert] The physicality was important to me. Because the film has Shane Black's dialogue, and [Robert] Downey's delivery, and you look at [Jon] Favreau, Don Cheadle and Gwyneth [Paltrow], it is this heightened level with a comedic aspect to it. Everything is grounded in reality, but it plays a little heightened. — James Badge Dale
Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: We're always trailing, as far as the amount of roles that are written for us We're always trailing, as far as the amount of roles that are written for us and the films that are being made that have black characters in them. I don't know if that's going to change. — Don Cheadle
Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: I want to see somebody go to jail over the financial crisis and not just I want to see somebody go to jail over the financial crisis and not just black, brown and poor whites over humbles and minor drug beefs. — Don Cheadle
Don Cheadle Sayings By Anthony Mackie: I enjoy where I am and I don't have a problem with being Steve Buscemi, I enjoy where I am and I don't have a problem with being Steve Buscemi, Stanley Tucci, Don Cheadle, or Jeffrey Wright. They're not the lead of every movie they're in, but every time you see them they're really good. — Anthony Mackie
Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: Once the steam engine went away and we started moving into burning fossil fuels - Once the steam engine went away and we started moving into burning fossil fuels - not just burning them, but everything we do with oil - we've been experiencing [these problems] at an accelerated rate. The scary end-game scenario is getting closer and closer, about what we're going to be able to do to sustain life on this planet as we have come to know it. And I think this is a very real possibility, that we could be dealing with conditions we have no idea how to wrestle with. — Don Cheadle
Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: We're trying to do what Miles Davis would have wanted us to do, which is We're trying to do what Miles Davis would have wanted us to do, which is approach it as artists with his life as the canvas. — Don Cheadle
Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: I'm trying to steal from everybody. So yeah, there's cats that I'm personally affiliated with I'm trying to steal from everybody. So yeah, there's cats that I'm personally affiliated with - Carl Franklin, Paul Thomas Anderson - and others that I don't know personally but their work I'm a big admirer of, like Martin Scorsese. But I'm hoping to come up with a language that is mine, that's specific to my take on this material. — Don Cheadle
Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: If you look up and no one who's around you has been around you for If you look up and no one who's around you has been around you for the past 20 years, and they're all new people, I think that's a problem. — Don Cheadle
Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: It's great to be in a film that's able to have people really want to It's great to be in a film that's able to have people really want to become socially conscious, to walk out of the theatre and want to do something. — Don Cheadle
Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: We're really trying to give people the ability to go into a darkened room and We're really trying to give people the ability to go into a darkened room and have a couple hours of just pure enjoyment. — Don Cheadle
Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: President Obama inherited a broken country mired in two wars, a financial crisis, a mortgage President Obama inherited a broken country mired in two wars, a financial crisis, a mortgage mess and more than we all probably even know about and has in my opinion brought us back from the brink. But I still see my friends in no better shape and the gap widening. — Don Cheadle
Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: People have always been obsessed by celebrities. There are just more outlets and opportunities to People have always been obsessed by celebrities. There are just more outlets and opportunities to make a living exploiting that obsession nowadays. — Don Cheadle
Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: I want to be a part of great things. I want to be a part of great things. — Don Cheadle
Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: The fun for me is to mix it all up. I would actually like to The fun for me is to mix it all up. I would actually like to do something as far away from what I've just done, just for my own personal joy and growth, for what I want to do. — Don Cheadle
Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: Yeah! I went to the set of Monuments Men. Yeah! I went to the set of Monuments Men. — Don Cheadle
Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: Every time I've learned something, I've realized there are a hundred more things I don't Every time I've learned something, I've realized there are a hundred more things I don't know about the thing I just learned. — Don Cheadle
Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: Kids clearly help center you because you can't impress your kids. People are like, "Oh, Kids clearly help center you because you can't impress your kids. People are like, "Oh, are they so excited because you're Ironman?" My kids couldn't care less. They like it when I hang out and play dad. I impress them by playing video games with them and doing well. Your kids humble you. — Don Cheadle
Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: It is the least represented among us who will be the most affected first. We It is the least represented among us who will be the most affected first. We have a moral responsibility to protect them. — Don Cheadle
Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: I used to record but just in my own studio or in my friend's back I used to record but just in my own studio or in my friend's back when I toyed with the idea of being a rapper. — Don Cheadle
Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: I've been doing this since I was 10 years old, inhabiting different people and playing I've been doing this since I was 10 years old, inhabiting different people and playing different roles. — Don Cheadle
Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: It's much easier to cry or be angry, but to really laugh and genuinely be It's much easier to cry or be angry, but to really laugh and genuinely be buoyant and laugh. That's hard if you don't really feel that way. — Don Cheadle
Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: I don't like movies that are trying to preach and trying to tell you how I don't like movies that are trying to preach and trying to tell you how to feel. — Don Cheadle
Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: I imagine it was much different in the 1970s. That was the Renaissance for black I imagine it was much different in the 1970s. That was the Renaissance for black actors, albeit in blaxploitation movies. There was a much greater preponderance of work then than there is now. — Don Cheadle
Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: Is there a way to discuss climate change without politics or religion getting in the Is there a way to discuss climate change without politics or religion getting in the way? — Don Cheadle
Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: I don't believe that the U.S. needs to take a police role. I think it I don't believe that the U.S. needs to take a police role. I think it needs to support African nations that have said they want to become a part of the solution. — Don Cheadle
Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: Living by example - that's always a better teacher than trying to preach. Living by example - that's always a better teacher than trying to preach. — Don Cheadle
Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: I was about to write that in the future I would chose my words more I was about to write that in the future I would chose my words more carefully but I'm sure I won't. — Don Cheadle
Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: Speak up when you're supposed to, as opposed to trying to write prescriptions for the Speak up when you're supposed to, as opposed to trying to write prescriptions for the way people should live. — Don Cheadle
Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: We're not talking about you scored more points than me and I know that you We're not talking about you scored more points than me and I know that you won and I lost, those are clear results. This is about people's opinions and their subjective takes on things, people that sometimes haven't seen all of the movies they're voting on. — Don Cheadle
Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: It's the sense of touch. In any real city, you walk, you know? You brush It's the sense of touch. In any real city, you walk, you know? You brush past people, people bump into you. In L.A., nobody touches you. We're always behind this metal and glass. I think we miss that touch so much, that we crash into each other, just so we can feel something. — Don Cheadle
Don Cheadle Sayings By Dule Hill: Don Cheadle is up there for me. I've met him; he's a cool little dude. Don Cheadle is up there for me. I've met him; he's a cool little dude. I admire his work. — Dule Hill
Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: And it's not just black people. That's the other thing about this issue, it's conflated And it's not just black people. That's the other thing about this issue, it's conflated with just black and white and it's not that at all. It's diversity, it's something that looks more like the landscape of the country. And it's not about then we get the statues we deserve, it's not that. It's that everyone should be able to participate in this silly contest, which is how I feel about it. — Don Cheadle
Don Cheadle Sayings By Don Cheadle: You should do what you're supposed to do and hope that that ripples out. You should do what you're supposed to do and hope that that ripples out. — Don Cheadle