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David Soul Quotes

People thought me a bit strange at first; a blond haired, blue-eyed Norwegian who sang Mexican folk songs, but I used it to my advantage and got a job. And so the music became my ticket to education.
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Nobody teaches you to be a father. Nobody teaches you to be a husband. Nobody teaches you how to be a star. You have to learn to work with the tools.
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The most important thing is story-telling. It's as singular and old-fashioned as that.
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Yes, your home is your castle, but it is also your identity and your possibility to be open to others.
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One of my beliefs is that there are certain institutions within a community which stand for the spirit and heart of that community, there's the church, the local football team, the local pub and the theatre.
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It's only when gravity starts to take over you begin to think about your body.
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I was an accidental actor. I was never formally trained.
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It's important to move the theatre into the 21st Century.
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I went into acting because I had to make a good living. I had a child now and I had to support him any way I could... I wasn't happy, but I wasn't unhappy. I was just doing what I had to do to survive.
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Paul and I were both struggling actors. One night he would serve me in a restaurant, and the next night I would serve him. It was what out of work actors did.
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Once in a while I'll get moved to do some exercise. It's something I long for but the biggest problem is bending down and putting my tennis shoes on. Once I go out I'm OK.
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Being on the move all the time is draining, but the rewards make up for it.
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Music always came first. I never set out to be an actor.
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Sometimes I feel an obligation to be accessible as a personality, but for me the driving force since the beginning has always been good work, taking risks, trying new things. If the door opens, go through it. Always go forwards.
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#American Actor #Beginning

I see my kids more often than ever, the six of them. The problems that used to be there, between myself and the first wives are gone. And what's happened over these years is that we've become friends. What a concept you know, become friends first, then get married. They all get on with each other too.
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To many people, I am Hutch.
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At only 20 years old I got married. I was still a kid myself, but in those times, if you got someone pregnant, you had no choice but to get married. So I left school and the only thing I could do was sing.
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I went to Mexico to study social and political history during that really charged period in Mexican history in the early sixties, that I found my path in a way. It was a time when students wanted to take control of their own country, not just in Mexico but also in Europe and the United States.
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My father was my main influence. He was a preacher, but he was also a history and political science teacher, and since he was my hero, I wanted to follow in his footsteps and become a teacher.
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I believe that a parent's role is to provide a path or opportunity for their children.
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A job is a very healthy thing to do.
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