John Corbett quotes

  • Acting is a win-win situation. There is no risk involved. That's why I get tired of hearing actors who try to make out that there's a downside to it. Fame is an odd thing. It bugs you a little bit, but it's really not bad.
    -- John Corbett

    #Tired #Winning #Risk

  • When I was starting out, I didn't know what the hell I was doing and my person who was helping me out, I didn't even have an agent, got me five or six big auditions for leads in movies in 1986 that I had no business auditioning for. I think I ran out of three of them before I'd even finished.
    -- John Corbett

    #Thinking #Three #Agents

  • I've been stocking my nuts away like a squirrel for 15 years. I don't have kids, I don't have a wife. I own my own house. I don't owe anybody for it so I put my nuts away. I really made a commitment to myself to just do what I like to do and want to do, and not to do anything. I'm not even going to give six weeks away for money anymore, you know?
    -- John Corbett

    #Kids #Commitment #Squirrels

  • I was a pretty disruptive student in class in school. I had a hard time paying attention. I had what they call A.D.D. now, back then I was just a hyper kid.
    -- John Corbett

    #School #Kids #Hard Times

  • I'm not opposed to adoption. It's not in my immediate future because I'm on the move a lot and if I were going to be father I would like to be more grounded.
    -- John Corbett

    #Father #Moving #Adoption

  • I really take acting seriously.
    -- John Corbett

    #Acting

  • I thought if I wanted people to take me seriously, I needed to act serious and not reveal too much of my private life so people could seriously accept me in different things.
    -- John Corbett

    #People #Different #Too Much

  • I'd never even seen a play by the time I was 24 years old.
    -- John Corbett

    #Years #Play

  • I'll be a little bummed out if I make it to my 70s and didn't have a kid. I have two dogs and I know how much I love them. I would like to love and raise a kid.
    -- John Corbett

    #Dog #Kids #Two

  • I'm not going to tell you the movies, but I remember getting halfway through the thing and everything sort of tunnel-visioned on me and I couldn't read the script anymore. I looked at the people and I just turned and ran out in a cold sweat. It took me about a year to study it and feel comfortable going in and reading for people.
    -- John Corbett

    #Reading #Tunnels #Years

  • I'm not really that private of a person. I live in a small town and I'm very neighborly. I go out to dinner just about four nights a week and sit and talk to people. I'm not that private, so it's not that strange to do an interview and try to share a little bit of your life.
    -- John Corbett

    #Night #People #Trying

  • Now that people know who I am, I get offered plays here and there. It was so much easier to do it when nobody knew who I was. I can't even imagine that somebody would come and pay money just to come and see me now.
    -- John Corbett

    #Who I Am #Play #People

  • I'm afraid to do theater now.
    -- John Corbett

    #Theater

  • I'm getting out of acting.
    -- John Corbett

    #Acting

  • Acting may be how I've made my living, but music has always been my passion.
    -- John Corbett

    #Passion #Acting #May

  • I actually got hurt in a steel factory in 1985 and so that changed my life. I went to a junior college and that's where I discovered acting.
    -- John Corbett

    #Hurt #College #Acting

  • I discovered that I act because I really love to act. I don't act because maybe it will get me a magazine cover or that I can get on a talk show.
    -- John Corbett

    #Magazines #Magazine Covers #Shows

  • I feel like a visitor just about everywhere.
    -- John Corbett

    #Visitors #Feels

  • I get offered movies probably twice a month and they are just generally bad.
    -- John Corbett

    #Months

  • I just think you should get married if you want to have some kids.
    -- John Corbett

    #Kids #Thinking #Want

  • In Hollywood if you're good looking, tall, have OK teeth and nice skin, the odds of being successful are great. If you're short and fat, it's a different story. But as long as you look like a leading man type, half your job is done already
    -- John Corbett

    #Jobs #Nice #Successful

  • I took an acting class at Cerritos Junior College and I did a handful of plays, maybe five or six plays.
    -- John Corbett

    #College #Class #Play

  • Fame is an odd thing. It bugs you a little bit, but it's really not bad.
    -- John Corbett

    #Odd Things #Littles #Bugs

  • I'm sick of playing romantic leads.
    -- John Corbett

    #Sick

  • Look, I've done some low-budget movies and I've done some big-budget movies, and the big-budget movies were always kind of disorganized.
    -- John Corbett

    #Looks #Done #Kind