Alec Baldwin quotes

  • Remember, sex is like a Chinese dinner. It ain't over 'til you both get your cookie.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Sex #Chinese #Cookies

  • I do admire [Willie] Wonka. He's a true capitalist. His factory has zero government regulations, slave labor and an indoor boat. Wonderful.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Zero #Government #Regulation

  • If Obama was white, he’d be up by 17 points.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #White

  • I suppose if the offending paparazzi was wearing a hoodie and I shot him, it would all blow over.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Blow #Offending #Shots

  • Behind each number is a person, a victim, whose individual story is ghastly.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Numbers #Stories #Individual

  • New York City is a mismanaged carnival of stupidity that is desperate for revenue and anxious to criminalize behavior once thought benign,
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #New York #Cities #Stupidity

  • To be in this business and have tremendous integrity and only make distinguished choices is very tough.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Integrity #Choices #Tough

  • [American family court] is a system that is corrupt on his best day. It is like being tied to the back of a pickup truck and dragged down a gravel late at night. No one can hear your cries and complaints and it is not over until they say it's over.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Night #Lawyer #Cry

  • Every time we sit down to eat, we make a choice: Please choose vegetarianism. Do it for animals. Do it for the environment and do it for your health.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Animal #Vegetarianism #Choices

  • How can we turn our back on an endeavor which increases our children's cultural intelligence, heightens individual sensitivity and deepens our collective sense of humanity? I suggest to you that we cannot.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Children #Carpe Diem #Humanity

  • For better or ill, I was very heavily influenced by men I knew who always dressed formally.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Men #Ill

  • There's less critical thinking going on in this country on a Main Street level - forget about the media - than ever before. We've never needed people to think more critically than now, and they've taken a big nap.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Country #Taken #Thinking

  • I just love Rome. It really does cast a spell on you.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Rome #Doe #Casts

  • I believe we can balance the scales if Tom Cruise would lower his quote by a mere $29 million... I assure you my salary would not make a difference. My annual salary is the budget for Altoids on one of Tom's movies.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Believe #Differences #Balance

  • I remember during my lifetime I would meet women, and it was almost like God would say to me, 'Now, this woman here is not the one you are going to end up with, but she is going to be a lot like this woman; look at this woman, study this woman.' And when my wife showed up, He was like, 'You recognize her now?'
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Wife #Looks #Study

  • In the theater, you act more of the time. In the movies, you get to act maybe 20 or 30 minutes of the day. I love acting in movies. It's just different.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Acting #Different #Theater

  • I don't want to be throwing the football on the front yard when I'm 75. I mean, I'm not opposed to men doing that. But I don't think it's gonna work for me.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Football #Mean #Men

  • When you're with someone, you want everything to be great. And that's the pressure that you put on, and what you just can't do.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Want #Pressure

  • I collect travel alarm clocks. I was in a flea market in France once, in 1994, and I opened up this beautiful Jaeger-LeCoultre folding eight-day winding clock folded into a beautiful case, and I went, 'Wow, man.' And I've been collecting travel alarm clocks since 1994.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Beautiful #Men #Eight

  • When I told my parents, 'I'm going to be an actor,' they screamed and wept and freaked out.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Parent #Actors

  • In the film business, when you're young, you just want to work. But when you're older, it has more to do with who's involved with the project - who you're going to get in the boat with.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Want #Film #Boat

  • I consider myself a pretty good conversationalist, but you wind up being downgraded to idiot status when you don't speak the language!
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Wind #Idiot #Language

  • I don't think I really have a talent for movie acting. I'm not bad at it, but I don't think I really have a talent for it.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Thinking #Acting #Talent

  • I think I do want to go into politics. I really, really do. And I don't know if I will.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Thinking #Want

  • My life, in some ways, has been a half-measure. I didn't commit myself all the way to my marriage and family, because I would have given up more. And I didn't go all the way with just being completely selfish. I always wonder where my career would be if I was more selfish.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Selfish #Careers #Would Be

  • Everybody I've ever worked with - 99.9 percent of the time, I've had a successful or very agreeable experience with.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Successful

  • Ultraconservatism is, to me, so illogical. Everywhere you go, conservatives want to cut, cut, cut, cut - cut money for powerless people. So, that's the biggest problem I have with them.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Cutting #People #Want

  • I had a marriage that I came to in the same way everybody else comes to a marriage. We all take chances when we get married.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Way #Chance #Take A Chance

  • I wanted to work with Cate Blanchett. She is one of the five greatest movie actresses of her generation.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Generations #Actresses #Wanted

  • Success begets success. I've been offered a lot of movies now that '30 Rock' has been successful.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Successful #Rocks

  • Soaps are the best. They really are. If you can do a soap, well, you can do anything. You have to learn pages of dialogue very quickly.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Pages #Soap #Dialogue

  • I'm the kind of person who does not want to be anywhere that I'm not wanted.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Doe #Want #Kind

  • I'm not an awards-driven person in anything. Anytime you do get caught up in that, you usually end up getting whacked.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Awards #Driven #Ends

  • I'm a pretty loyal person.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Loyal #Persons

  • I'd do anything to have more kids. But that's probably not gonna happen now.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Kids

  • I wish I could play the lead role in one movie, one great movie.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Play #Wish #Roles

  • I wanted to be president of the United States. I really did. The older I get, the less preposterous the idea seems.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Ideas #President #United States

  • I feel I'm two people: I have my interest in acting and I have a lot of other political interests I'd like to pursue.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Two #People #Political

  • I don't think I really have a talent for movie acting.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Thinking #Acting #Talent

  • Cheney is a terrorist. He terrorizes our enemies abroad and innocent citizens here at home indiscriminately.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Home #Enemy #Citizens

  • I don't need to be married to Georgia O'Keeffe or Lillian Hellman, but I like being with a woman I can look up to.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Needs #Looks #Georgia

  • Getting older is hard.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Getting Older

  • Everything that Bush touches turns to manure in public policy.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Turns #Policy #Public Policy

  • Down with Dukes of Hazzard!
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Dukes #Dukes Of Hazzard

  • I don't think acting is addictive. If I stopped acting tomorrow, I really wouldn't care. If you told me that I would have to sell real estate in New York City to look after my family, that would be fine with me.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #New York #Real #Thinking

  • Bush wasn't elected, he was selected - selected by five judges up in Washington who voted along party lines.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Party #Judging #Lines

  • I am still playing 'Words With Friends,' but on Virgin Atlantic.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Virgins #Stills

  • Great acting can be almost a psychotic mix of self-consciousness and unself-consciousness. And thats the terrible conflict. You have to be free to jump off into that volcano and you have to be pathologically self-conscious.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Volcanoes #Self #Acting

  • Denzel Washington's career is an enormous luxury. Compare him to Wesley Snipes.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Careers #Luxury #Enormous

  • There are people who would rather choke than go see my movies. They write me letters all the time.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Writing #People #Letters

  • Only one thing counts in this life - get them to sign on the line that is dotted.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Badass #Lines #This Life

  • Let's face facts, this is visual medium, there's a very high premium put on people who are good-looking. But the minute you rely on that you get yourself in trouble. You certainly don't make a career out of that anymore as an actor.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Careers #People #Actors

  • There's three things: there's masculinity, there's intelligence, there's sensitivity. You've got to bring those three things to a leading man's role: masculinity, sensitivity, intelligence. In some people, there's a little too much in the mix of one or the other.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Men #People #Three

  • I was in college in Washington, D.C. I did three years full-time. I did all my requirements, and my senior year was really a gut year. And I said, 'Law school will always be there.' I was in no hurry to get right into that.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Senior #School #College

  • I think my exact comment was that if Bush won it would be a good time to leave the United States. I'm not necessarily going to leave the United States.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Thinking #United States #Would Be

  • When I get onstage in a play, I feel very safe, very protected, very fulfilled.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Play #Safe #Feels

  • We both grew into the people we wanted each other to be.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #People #Aging #Grew

  • I was very competitive with my brothers when I was younger. Now we are all in completely different worlds. Im not in direct competition with my brothers for anything, ever. Stephen and I and Billy and I are better at staying in touch with each other. Danny is married, he has a new baby and he is very peripatetic, he goes to golfing tournaments and charity things. He really travels a lot.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Baby #Brother #Competition

  • All those animals live a pretty dreary life, then they get chopped up and put on a griddle.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Animal

  • Never go with a hippie to a second location.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Hippie #Location

  • Books make great gifts because you don't have to plug them in.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Book #Plugs

  • Rolling torture wagons for nature's most dignified creature.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Rolling #Wagons #Torture

  • You ask me if I have a God complex? Let me tell you something — I am God.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Let Me #Ask Me

  • If we were in another country, we would stone Henry Hyde to death and we would go to their homes and kill their wives and their children. We would kill their families, for what they’re doing to this country.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Country #Children #Home

  • You have actors who begin at a certain young age and there's very little change in their technique and the depth of their performances; they're the same 30 years later.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Change #Years #Age

  • When I'm not working, I dress like a surfer. I look like I'm going to come into your house and clean your pool.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #House #Dresses #Looks

  • Marriage changes things because there's a lot more at stake. You can't get too toxic because you have to live together. No one can reach for the nuclear button too quickly.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Marriage #Together #Nuclear

  • I probably have to move out of New York. I just can’t live in New York anymore.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #New York #Moving

  • I would like to devote myself to the cause of parental alienation.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Causes #Alienation #Parental

  • Anderson Cooper has a job to do. And that job is to try to reinforce his credibility in the gay community after the fact that you couldn’t get him out of the closet for 10 years with a canister of tear gas. Now he’s the sheriff; now he’s running around writing everybody a ticket!
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Running #Jobs #Writing

  • The leadership class of the Republican Party is a conservative Christian loony bin [. . . .] The leadership of the Republican Party are a bunch of sociopathic maniacs who have their lips super-glued to the ***** of the conservative right.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Christian #Party #Class

  • A lot of people want to not wear a tie when they go to a restaurant. They feel they don't have to wear a tie. I think it's kind of a statement they're making. I don't know what that statement is. I haven't quite figured that out yet.
    -- Alec Baldwin

    #Thinking #Ties #People