Michael Cerveris quotes

  • For me, awards are not what I really care about - the work is what I really care about. And, I am especially proud that I was acknowledged for doing work that I was so proud of and that meant a lot to me.
    -- Michael Cerveris

    #Awards #Proud #Care

  • I'm not one of those actors who's very good at having a list of roles that I want to play someday - which is bad, because I really need to do it. I have people in theaters ask me what I want to do and I don't have an answer!
    -- Michael Cerveris

    #Play #People #Roles

  • For music, I always just played music myself - and, I had rock bands and wrote songs and put bands together that were loud, but not especially good. That was sort of the place music had in my career.
    -- Michael Cerveris

    #Song #Careers #Rocks

  • I studied voice at Yale with Blake Stern from the music school, and he had me singing German lieder and Italian songs.
    -- Michael Cerveris

    #Song #School #Italian

  • I was a big 'X-Files' fan. I always lamented that I never got to be on 'The X-Files'.
    -- Michael Cerveris

    #Fans #X Files #Bigs

  • My life/career is more filled with left-field thrills than I could ever have hoped for.
    -- Michael Cerveris

    #Careers #Fields #Having Hope

  • I do feel pressure. I have always been able to surprise people because they didn't know to expect anything from me. And now people are starting to have expectations.
    -- Michael Cerveris

    #Expectations #People #Able

  • I've never been good at making smart career decisions or doing the right strategic thing, and yet somehow it's all led me to exactly the kind of career that I would have dreamed of having - if only I'd been smart enough to dream something like that.
    -- Michael Cerveris

    #Dream #Smart #Careers

  • My father is a university professor so when the schools needed a little kid for their productions I was often the kid they used. The first time I was ever on stage was about 2nd grade.
    -- Michael Cerveris

    #Father #School #Kids

  • I turned down a knighthood. It would be like having to wear a suit every day of your life.

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

  • We have no idea, but its not like we're going to win any awards for normalcy anytime soon. So you get into people's heads? The two of us can throw people around like toys. Zu once blew up an AC unit, and all she did was walk by it.

  • I always had a larger view. I'm interested in real life - my family, my friends. I have tried never to define myself by my success, whatever that is. My happiness is way beyond roles and awards.

  • In moments of uncertainty...i mmerse yourself in the life you would be most proud to live.

  • I am proud that [I was] , , , enabled to guide this great talent . . . towards the superb fulfillment of its individual potentialities, towards the greatest independence.

  • And let her think I don't care she's with you? No can do. She needs to know what I want

  • You have to care for all beings created by God...My mission is to help any person in need.

  • You have to be able to fail with the improv. You have to not care.

  • I'm getting older, and it happens. You don't care as much. I don't care about too much anymore. I've got to think about that a little bit.