Joel McCrea quotes

  • Duke Wayne played a mean guy but never an anti-hero.
    -- Joel McCrea

    #Hero #Mean #Guy

  • I turned down as many roles that I thought were beyond my abilities as I did ones I thought weren't good enough.
    -- Joel McCrea

    #Roles #Good Enough #Ability

  • My first business deal was with my mother. I invested in chickens. I sold the eggs to my mother.
    -- Joel McCrea

    #Mother #Eggs #Firsts

  • I have no regrets, except perhaps one: I should have tried harder to be a better actor.
    -- Joel McCrea

    #Regret #Actors #Should

  • I liked doing comedies, but as I got older I was better suited to do Westerns. Because I think it becomes unattractive for an older fellow trying to look young, falling in love with attractive girls in those kinds of situations ... Anyway, I always felt so much more comfortable in the Western.
    -- Joel McCrea

    #Girl #Falling In Love #Thinking

  • This world's divided into two kinds of people: the hunter and the hunted. Luckily I'm the hunter. Nothing can change that.
    -- Joel McCrea

    #Two #People #Hunters

  • People say I'm a one-note actor, but the way I figure it, those other guys are just looking for that one right note.
    -- Joel McCrea

    #People #Guy #Way

  • I never pretended to be a great actor.
    -- Joel McCrea

    #Actors

  • After 87 pictures in 47 years, I knew when to quit,
    -- Joel McCrea

    #Years #Quitting

  • I always felt so much more comfortable in the Western. The minute I got a horse and a hat and a pair of boots on, I felt easier. I didn't feel like I was an actor anymore. I felt like I was the guy out there doing it.
    -- Joel McCrea

    #Horse #Guy #Actors