Nick Cassavetes quotes

  • You just go in and try to do the best job you can everyday.
    -- Nick Cassavetes

    #Jobs #Everyday #Trying

  • My daughter, when she was a week old, was diagnosed with congenital heart disease. For the past thirteen years, she's had four major heart surgeries. She's a candidate for - and must have - heart replacement surgery in order to have a long life.
    -- Nick Cassavetes

    #Daughter #Mother #Heart

  • I’m not saying this is an absolute but in a way, if you’re not having kids – who gives a damn? Love who you want. Isn’t that what we say? Gay marriage – love who you want? If it’s your brother or sister it’s super-weird, but if you look at it, you’re not hurting anybody except every single person who freaks out because you’re in love with one another.
    -- Nick Cassavetes

    #Hurt #Brother #Kids

  • I like to give my actors a lot of room.
    -- Nick Cassavetes

    #Giving #Rooms #Actors

  • Well, I think that people are smart enough to understand the difference between a movie and real life.
    -- Nick Cassavetes

    #Real #Smart #Thinking

  • When your child is sick, you have tunnel vision.
    -- Nick Cassavetes

    #Children #Tunnels #Sick

  • We do have a problem in this country. You can either make a movie and ignore that, or you can acknowledge it and say, this is the water that we're living in. You know this - the movie lives in this - it's centered around this particular problem, and I chose to acknowledge it.
    -- Nick Cassavetes

    #Country #Water #Problem

  • I’m not saying this is an absolute but in a way, if you’re not having kids – who gives a damn? Love who you want. Isn’t that what we say? Gay marriage – love who you want? If it’s your brother or sister it’s super-weird, but if you look at it, you’re not hurting anybody except every single person who freaks out because you’re in love with one another.
    -- Nick Cassavetes

    #Hurt #Brother #Kids

  • You have to love what you do to want to do it everyday.

  • Our words can have power that we don’t think we have in everyday life. Anyone can make a difference!

  • That overflowing feeling became love. But I don't sing for Ren's sake. I sing for myself everyday.

  • It’s precisely the people who are considered the least ‘likely’ leaders who end up inspiring others the most. Everyday people and everyday acts of courage eventually change everything.

  • A bear, however hard he tries, grows tubby without exercise.

  • If you just try long enough and hard enough, you can always manage to boot yourself in the posterior.

  • I have a dreadful fear that the more you try to prevent revealing the self, the more you do.

  • Try lighting your house by prayer instead of electricity and see which one works.

  • I try to be as courteous as possible and sometimes try to tell my fans that as much as I appreciate their support, there are times where I need to be able to have an uninterrupted dinner or not have to take a bunch of pictures or just be able to do some of the normal things.

  • Right now I'm doing four shows at a time, trying to read four outlines every week, four scripts every week, and watching four rough cuts; it's a lot of good work. It's fun to do it, but it does wear you out.