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Steiger's Sayings By Dennis Miller: Dennis Kucinich's politics are more scrambled than Rod Steiger's dream journal. Dennis Kucinich's politics are more scrambled than Rod Steiger's dream journal. — Dennis Miller
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Steiger's Sayings By Brad Steiger: Materialistic success can be explained quite simply. Those who succeed focus their attention on success Materialistic success can be explained quite simply. Those who succeed focus their attention on success - not on their talent. Remember these words! All of their efforts are focused toward the upward movement rather than the perfection of their artistic ability. Neither do they allow anyone to anything to stand in the way of reaching their goals. This includes wives, families, friends and their children. They are prepared to pay the very high price that success demands. — Brad Steiger
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Steiger's Sayings By Rod Steiger: I was very pleased you know, and I was afraid that I might stick out, I was very pleased you know, and I was afraid that I might stick out, but I didn't. My happiest thing about that picture is that I proved that American actors can speak as well and also fit in with an ensemble like that. — Rod Steiger
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Steiger's Sayings By Rod Steiger: He got up and there were both of us in our underwear and this kid He got up and there were both of us in our underwear and this kid goes through the whole thing again, all the closets, the bathroom, everything else and then he left. — Rod Steiger
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Steiger's Sayings By Janet Evanovich: I shuddered at the mention of Mrs. Steiger."What's that about?" Ranger asked."Mrs. Steiger is the I shuddered at the mention of Mrs. Steiger.
"What's that about?" Ranger asked.
"Mrs. Steiger is the Antichrist."
"Damn," Ranger said. "I left my Antichrist gun at home."
"Looks like you brought everything else."
"Never know when you'll need some tear gas."
"If we have to gas Mrs. Steiger, it"ll ruin my chances of being Miss Burg in the Mayflower parade. — Janet Evanovich
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Steiger's Sayings By Rod Steiger: Respecting differences is very difficult. Respecting differences is very difficult. — Rod Steiger
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Steiger's Sayings By Brad Steiger: The idea of UFOs is becoming a very prevalent phenomenon in people's consciousness. People believe The idea of UFOs is becoming a very prevalent phenomenon in people's consciousness. People believe in them. What does this mean? It means that people have a place to look to other than our government! People have a place to look for guidance and authority that is much more enlightened ... — Brad Steiger
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Steiger's Sayings By Rod Steiger: I made a big mistake with him the first day I shot. We're shooting the I made a big mistake with him the first day I shot. We're shooting the scene where I come back from the party, the dance, in the sleigh with Julie Christie and we turn the corner and go past the camera and the camera follows us just a little bit and we disappear. — Rod Steiger
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Steiger's Sayings By Rod Steiger: Well, one of the problems of working on a story with a character that sacred Well, one of the problems of working on a story with a character that sacred in the religions of the world or in a picture about that person, is that you have to forget about that and play it as real as you can because you can't look at yourself and judge yourself. — Rod Steiger
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Steiger's Sayings By Catherine Mary Stewart: I became very close with Charles Bronson and his wife, Kim. We did 'Sea Wolf' I became very close with Charles Bronson and his wife, Kim. We did 'Sea Wolf' together along with Christopher Reeve. I've been lucky enough to work with some amazing, legendary actors. I worked with Rod Steiger twice, for instance. — Catherine Mary Stewart
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Steiger's Sayings By Rod Steiger: I found out was, by the rhythm of my chewing, how I chewed fast, slow I found out was, by the rhythm of my chewing, how I chewed fast, slow or what have you, I could tell the audience what my character was thinking and feeling. — Rod Steiger
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Steiger's Sayings By Rod Steiger: We come. We go. And in between we try to understand. We come. We go. And in between we try to understand. — Rod Steiger
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Steiger's Sayings By Brad Steiger: Many researchers do feel that humankind may have to face another Great Cleansing, such as Many researchers do feel that humankind may have to face another Great Cleansing, such as the Great Flood of world mythology. Again, numerous UFO contactees and abductees feel that it is their mission to alert their fellow humans that some kind of apocalypse will soon be visited upon Earth. — Brad Steiger
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Steiger's Sayings By Rod Steiger: Successful people have control over the time in their life. A shoemaker who owns his Successful people have control over the time in their life. A shoemaker who owns his own shop gets up one morning and says, 'I'm not opening,' That's a successful guy. — Rod Steiger
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Steiger's Sayings By Rod Steiger: I had read the novel and I had heard David Lean was going to direct I had read the novel and I had heard David Lean was going to direct it - and it came as a surprise to me because American actors, if given the chance, can do style as well as anybody and speak as well as anybody. — Rod Steiger
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Steiger's Sayings By Rod Steiger: I didn't ever think of it as a social thing at the time. I took I didn't ever think of it as a social thing at the time. I took it as a good story. Maybe because I've always been kind of progressive so I never thought of it, you know. — Rod Steiger
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Steiger's Sayings By Rod Steiger: Success means controlling your own time. Time is the most important currency, but once you Success means controlling your own time. Time is the most important
currency, but once you spend it, man, its gone. — Rod Steiger
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Steiger's Sayings By Amanda Steiger: 'If life is pain, one could say that killing is an act of compassion. I 'If life is pain, one could say that killing is an act of compassion. I look forward to my own death, you know. But dying is like losing you virginity. You can only do it once. I'm saving it for the right moment.' — Amanda Steiger
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Steiger's Sayings By Rod Steiger: I'm not so sure that younger people today really appreciate the enormous bravery that went I'm not so sure that younger people today really appreciate the enormous bravery that went into the creation and production of that film, or how important a film at the time it really was. — Rod Steiger
Steiger's Sayings By Rod Steiger: Film acting would be about 80 percent better than it has been lately if actors Film acting would be about 80 percent better than it has been lately if actors did their homework, if they didn't have egos that took the size of their talent for granted. — Rod Steiger
Steiger's Sayings By Rod Steiger: And I'm supposed to grab her and kiss her and she's supposed to react. Well, And I'm supposed to grab her and kiss her and she's supposed to react. Well, what happened was, Julie was very nervous at that time, given this incredible part which she did beautifully. — Rod Steiger
Steiger's Sayings By Brad Steiger: A number of revelators and UFO contactees have since mentioned to me that just before A number of revelators and UFO contactees have since mentioned to me that just before the appearance of an entity they were aware of a strange buzzing sound. Witnesses of unexplained aerial phenomenon have also referred to a buzzing or rushing sound shortly before the 'flying saucer' appeared over them. I am also reminded that great deal of poltergeist activity produces a preparatory 'signal' of a buzzing, rasping, or winding noise. — Brad Steiger
Steiger's Sayings By Rod Steiger: Only after awhile. After it came out and people began to engage in discussions about Only after awhile. After it came out and people began to engage in discussions about the social reflections of the film that I realized it had an importance I hadn't thought of. — Rod Steiger
Steiger's Sayings By Brad Steiger: Scientists have theorized that when Earth comes to its final days, the only life left Scientists have theorized that when Earth comes to its final days, the only life left on the planet would be in the form of microbes. — Brad Steiger
Steiger's Sayings By Brad Steiger: The Visitors reported by contactees, abductees, and other witnesses may, in fact, be a highly The Visitors reported by contactees, abductees, and other witnesses may, in fact, be a highly advanced amphibian or reptilian culture from an extraterrestrial world, who evolved into the dominant species on their planet millions of years ago and who have interacted in Earth's evolution as explorers, observers, caretakers, and genetic engineers. — Brad Steiger
Steiger's Sayings By Rod Steiger: The most important thing is to be whatever you are without shame. The most important thing is to be whatever you are without shame. — Rod Steiger
Steiger's Sayings By Rod Steiger: 'The Mark' I played a psychiatrist. And in the '50's everybody went to a psychiatrist 'The Mark' I played a psychiatrist. And in the '50's everybody went to a psychiatrist because if you didn't, you'd have nothing to talk about at cocktail parties. — Rod Steiger
Steiger's Sayings By Brad Steiger: The inspiration for the book came after a visitation from a spiritual being that materialized The inspiration for the book came after a visitation from a spiritual being that materialized before me on two consecutive nights. Although I crumpled into unconsciousness at the outset of each encounter and consciously remembered hearing only an initial word or two from the entity, I awakened on the dawn after the second visit with the ideas for The Divine Fire bubbling in my brain. — Brad Steiger
Steiger's Sayings By Rod Steiger: That's not a villain, that's a man whose a victim of being in love with That's not a villain, that's a man whose a victim of being in love with the wrong one. — Rod Steiger
Steiger's Sayings By David Suchet: I love seeing my characters big up there and I would have liked to have I love seeing my characters big up there and I would have liked to have reached a different public in movies from my television public. There's still a part of me that wishes that my character range could be seen on the big screen. Rather, as Rod Steiger was, because he was a big influence on me - about becoming other people and not worrying about your own glory or self esteem but sacrificing yourself to become somebody else. — David Suchet
Steiger's Sayings By Rod Steiger: The first thing that your should do when you win an Oscar is thank God. The first thing that your should do when you win an Oscar is thank God. The second thing you should do is forget it. The third thing you should do is call your agent and tell him you need a job. — Rod Steiger
Steiger's Sayings By Brad Steiger: If the Space Beings want to contact you, they will do so. They do the If the Space Beings want to contact you, they will do so. They do the choosing. — Brad Steiger
Steiger's Sayings By Brad Steiger: If we can no longer believe in heavenly hierarchies, extraterrestrial hierarchies will suffice. If we can no longer believe in heavenly hierarchies, extraterrestrial hierarchies will suffice. — Brad Steiger
Steiger's Sayings By Brad Steiger: When I say that we have met the Martians and they are us, I am When I say that we have met the Martians and they are us, I am using colorful language to suggest that we may have been seeded in the process of panspermia. — Brad Steiger
Steiger's Sayings By Malcolm Gladwell: Rod Steiger is the best connected actor in history because he has managed to move Rod Steiger is the best connected actor in history because he has managed to move up and down and back and forth among all the different worlds and subcultures and niches and levels that the acting profession has to offer.
This is what Connectors are like. They are the Rod Steigers of everyday life. They are people whom all of us can reach in only a few steps because, for one reason or another, they manage to occupy many different worlds and subcultures and niches. — Malcolm Gladwell
Steiger's Sayings By Malcolm Gladwell: In Steiger's case, of course, his high connectedness is a function of his versatility as In Steiger's case, of course, his high connectedness is a function of his versatility as an actor and, in all likelihood, some degree of good luck. But in the case of Connectors, their ability to span many different worlds is a function of something intrinsic to their personality, some combination of curiosity, self-confidence, sociability, and energy. — Malcolm Gladwell
Steiger's Sayings By Rod Steiger: Complacency in the presence of miracles is like opening the door to your own tomb. Complacency in the presence of miracles is like opening the door to your own tomb. — Rod Steiger
Steiger's Sayings By Rod Steiger: Sometimes it's great, sometimes it's bad. I think the film could have been a lot Sometimes it's great, sometimes it's bad. I think the film could have been a lot better. — Rod Steiger
Steiger's Sayings By Rod Steiger: It's difficult for the public to realize how powerful the mind is, and how much It's difficult for the public to realize how powerful the mind is, and how much pain the mind can give you. When you're depressed, it's as though this committee has taken over your mind, leaving you one depressing thought after the other. You don't shave, you don't shower, you don't brush your teeth. You don't care. The one thing I did do, I still ate a little bit. But I didn't have much of an appetite. I know a lot of people who say they didn't eat at all. — Rod Steiger
Steiger's Sayings By Eddie Marsan: When I think of character actors, I think of Spencer Tracy; I think of Gene When I think of character actors, I think of Spencer Tracy; I think of Gene Hackman, Robert Duvall. When I was a young lad watching films, my eyes were on them - watching 'On the Waterfront,' my eyes are on Rod Steiger and Karl Malden, not on Brando. — Eddie Marsan
Steiger's Sayings By Brad Steiger: One's entire life - his mental state, his health, his relationships, the material gains that One's entire life - his mental state, his health, his relationships, the material gains that he may or may not make - are all effects which have been set in motion by causes to be found somewhere in one's background, in this life or previous ones. — Brad Steiger
Steiger's Sayings By Rod Steiger: We came around the corner, I kissed her and after I kissed her she relaxed. We came around the corner, I kissed her and after I kissed her she relaxed. And then I grabbed her and kissed her again and she was shocked! And that was what we wanted. — Rod Steiger
Steiger's Sayings By Rod Steiger: Man is a greater miracle than any god he ever invented. Man is a greater miracle than any god he ever invented. — Rod Steiger
Steiger's Sayings By Rod Steiger: Is this a proposal? I'm married now, you know. Is this a proposal? I'm married now, you know. — Rod Steiger
Steiger's Sayings By Rod Steiger: If you see the picture when things get exciting, he chews faster. When he really If you see the picture when things get exciting, he chews faster. When he really gets shocked, everything stops, including the chewing. So I worked it in for me. — Rod Steiger
Steiger's Sayings By Rod Steiger: I said 'well, I'll kiss her twice, you see? We'll come around, I'll kiss her, I said 'well, I'll kiss her twice, you see? We'll come around, I'll kiss her, and if you put a little more track down for the camera, then I'll put my tongue down her throat and you'll get what you want'. He said 'You think so?' — Rod Steiger
Steiger's Sayings By Rod Steiger: When you're depressed, there's no calendar. There are no dates, there's no day, there's no When you're depressed, there's no calendar. There are no dates, there's no day, there's no night, there's no seconds, there's no minutes, there's nothing. You're just existing in this cold, murky, ever-heavy atmosphere, like they put you inside a vial of mercury. — Rod Steiger
Steiger's Sayings By Rod Steiger: He saved the production a tremendous amount. Now they did the scene where Omar is He saved the production a tremendous amount. Now they did the scene where Omar is on the horse and he's in the deep snow, they went to Finland to do that. That scene they went to Finland for a week. I wasn't around then. — Rod Steiger
Steiger's Sayings By Rod Steiger: And the reason I really appreciated this is because after the picture came out, I And the reason I really appreciated this is because after the picture came out, I was invited by the American Psychiatric Association to give a lecture. I couldn't believe it! — Rod Steiger
Steiger's Sayings By Rod Steiger: Communication without a purpose is artistic masturbation. Communication without a purpose is artistic masturbation. — Rod Steiger
Steiger's Sayings By Rod Steiger: Now that was one thing, but from an actor's point of view, this poor young Now that was one thing, but from an actor's point of view, this poor young man, crying from the moment I opened the door to the moment he left. Now if an actor did that they would say he's over-acting. — Rod Steiger
Steiger's Sayings By Rod Steiger: If he didn't fall in love he would have never come back near the end If he didn't fall in love he would have never come back near the end of the film. Because, what man is going to dishonor himself so that he comes back in front of the man that took a woman away from him ... and warns her to save her life? — Rod Steiger
Steiger's Sayings By Rod Steiger: Anyway, so what he did was, he spread sheets for 100 yards and underneath them Anyway, so what he did was, he spread sheets for 100 yards and underneath them he'd put things so there were bumps and different levels and on top he'd put little bushes and if you didn't look to close, it looked like snow! — Rod Steiger
Steiger's Sayings By Brad Steiger: To prevent contact with the entrapped spirits of darkness, you must practice loving all things To prevent contact with the entrapped spirits of darkness, you must practice loving all things unconditionally and seek to make contact with your Higher Self, your Soul. When you vibrate with the highest form of love, contact with your Soul is quite easy, for both of you are vibrating on a similar frequency. — Brad Steiger
Steiger's Sayings By Rod Steiger: That's all religion is some principle you believe in ... man has accomplished far more That's all religion is
some principle you believe in ... man has accomplished far more miracles than the God he invented. What a tragedy it is to invent a God and then suffer to keep him King. — Rod Steiger
Steiger's Sayings By Brad Steiger: We are dealing with a multidimensional paraphysical phenomenon which is largely indigenous to planet earth. We are dealing with a multidimensional paraphysical phenomenon which is largely indigenous to planet earth. — Brad Steiger
Steiger's Sayings By Rod Steiger: I was pleased when the picture was over I fit in all right and I I was pleased when the picture was over I fit in all right and I spoke well enough as I said before, cause I was scared to death there for a minute. I mean, you're doing a scene with somebody like that or they're watching you or something, you'd better come up with something. — Rod Steiger