Rob Paulsen quotes

  • I'm getting paid to do what I got in trouble for in the 7th grade. I absolutely love what I do and thank my lucky stars for twenty-five years of full-time employment in this business.
    -- Rob Paulsen

    #Stars #Years #Employment

  • The best voice actors all have a live performance background. And are competent, fearless, incredibly creative actors.
    -- Rob Paulsen

    #Voice #Creative #Fearless

  • My goal is to leave the producer with so many good takes, that he or she has a tough time deciding on the best one.
    -- Rob Paulsen

    #Goal #Tough Times #Tough

  • Work hard in school and listen to your parents. They really do want the very best for you and have been where you're going.
    -- Rob Paulsen

    #Hard Work #School #Parent

  • I love to improvise when it's appropriate and encouraged by a producer.
    -- Rob Paulsen

    #Producers #Appropriate

  • Just because there are celebrities in a movie, it doesn't mean anything. I don't think The Ant Bully did all that well the first week at the box office. Compare the movies that have a lot of celebrities with the Jimmy Neutron movie, which had no celebrity voices and grossed almost one hundred million dollars.
    -- Rob Paulsen

    #Mean #Thinking #Voice

  • I'm one of those fortunate actors who gets to work pretty much every day. I've had a run of good fortune and work with some terrific people who have hired me.
    -- Rob Paulsen

    #Running #People #Actors

  • The nuances and organic characteristics of a character become second nature if I'm doing my job well.
    -- Rob Paulsen

    #Jobs #Character #Nuance

  • I know a lot of successful people and none of them are stupid.
    -- Rob Paulsen

    #Stupid #Successful #People

  • Poetry is a way for me to explore a tingly feeling, to let it play itself out, and also to map it. I feel like I'm making little star maps when I write poems.

  • A GOOD old-fashioned sex tape pretty much guarantees you a star on Hollywood Boulevard.

  • Fling out, fling out, with cheer and shout, To all the winds of Our Country's Banner! Be every bar, and every star, Displayed in full and glorious manner! Blow, zephyrs, blow, keep the dear ensign flying! Blow, zephyrs, sweetly mournful, sighing, sighing, sighing!

  • City lights shine bright on my complexion, Self-reflection...red hairs flashing at the intersection. Life is a green light, one star, no script, Supporting actors...fresh peaches, no pit.

  • The light, the sky, the water, they were all things you looked *through* during the day. At night, they were things you looked *into*. You looked *into* the stars, you looked *into* dark rollers and the surprising platinum flash of their caps.

  • I’m not a fan of ‘write what you know.’ If you don’t know, find out. I knew nothing about the Bible before I started writing ‘The Year of Living Biblically.’ That was kind of the point – to learn.

  • If you imagine writing 1,000 words a day, which most journalists do, that would be a very long book a year.

  • You will already have noticed how often Capablanca repeated moves, often returning to positions which he had had before. This is not lack of deciciveness or slowness, but the employment of a basic endgame principle which is 'Do not hurry'.

  • We’ve never had a decline in house prices on a nationwide basis. So, what I think what is more likely is that house prices will slow, maybe stabilize, might slow consumption spending a bit. I don’t think it’s going to drive the economy too far from its full employment path, though.

  • Like actors and writers who are on and off again in terms of employment, I had a very unstructured life.