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Alan Alda
For nearly a quarter of a century three men in this country were anchors in more ways than one. At a time so many things in our country were changing, they were solid.
Alan Alda
#Country

Alan Alda
[Alda concluded by invoking the words with which Jennings had closed his final broadcast in April, when he informed viewers of his illness.] Dear friend, ... Thanks. And good night.
Alan Alda
#Words

Alan Alda
There's a vacancy now that no president can fill, no power on Earth can fill, ... Others will step in and fill in his shoes excellently. But no one can replace the unique presence that was Peter.
Alan Alda
#Earth

Alan Alda
Others will step in and do his job with excellence. But no one can replace the unique person that was Peter.
Alan Alda
#Excellence

Alan Alda
You'd better take that wine back. It's a little off.
Alan Alda
#Wine

Alan Alda
It makes it fun. When an actor plays a character, you want what that character wants. Otherwise it doesn't look authentic. So I really want to defeat Jimmy - I mean Jimmy as the character.
Alan Alda
#American Actor

Alan Alda
Be brave enough to live creatively. The creative is the place where no one else has ever been. You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. You cannot get there by bus, only by hard work, risking and by not quite knowing what you are doing. What you will discover will be wonderful; yourself.
Alan Alda
#Potential

Alan Alda
The creative is the place where no one else has ever been. You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition.
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#American Actor

Alan Alda
After a while I started to think of that as an image of something that went a lot deeper than the dead dog, which is you can't bring back anything to life.
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#American Actor

Alan Alda
Almost everybody that's well-known gets tagged with a nickname.
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#American Actor

Alan Alda
I found I wasn't asking good enough questions because I assumed I knew something. I would box them into a corner with a badly formed question, and they didn't know how to get out of it. Now, I let them take me through it step by step, and I listen.
Alan Alda
#American Actor

Alan Alda
I'm an angry person, angrier than most people would imagine, I get flashes of anger. What works for me is working out when it's useful to use that anger.
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#American Actor

Alan Alda
I'm in the real world, some people try to steal from me, and I stop them, frequently, take them to court. I love a good lawsuit. It's fun.
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#American Actor

Alan Alda
I'm most at home on the stage. I was carried onstage for the first time when I was six months old.
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#American Actor

Alan Alda
I've been nominated twice before as actor in a leading part. Now I'm nominated as actor in a supporting part. If I don't win, I'll just wait until I'm nominated for being in the theater during the show. Do they have one like that?
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#American Actor

Alan Alda
I've never tried to manipulate my image.
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#American Actor

Alan Alda
If I can't get the girl, at least give me more money.
Alan Alda
#American Actor

Alan Alda
It's not an epitaph. I felt I could look back at my life and get a good story out of it. It's a picture of somebody trying to figure things out. I'm not trying to create some impression about myself. That doesn't interest me.
Alan Alda
#American Actor

Alan Alda
It's really clear to me that you can't hang onto something longer than its time. Ideas lose certain freshness, ideas have a shelf life, and sometimes they have to be replaced by other ideas.
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#American Actor

Alan Alda
My mother didn't try to stab my father until I was six, but she must have shown signs of oddness before that.
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#American Actor

Alan Alda
Never Have Your Dog Stuffed is really advice to myself, a reminder to myself not to avoid change or uncertainty, but to go with it, to surf into change.
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#American Actor

Alan Alda
When does she do all this thinking? We're together all the time but she thinks deeply about things and with feeling and she can remember the facts. We've been married 48 years.
Alan Alda
#American Actor