22 Total Quotes

Gregory Peck Quotes

Faith gives you an inner strength and a sense of balance and perspective in life.
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#American Actor

I'm not a do-gooder. It embarrassed me to be classified as a humanitarian. I simply take part in activities that I believe in.
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#American Actor

I don't lecture and I don't grind any axes. I just want to entertain.
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#American Actor

I never gave a thought to running, ... Not even in my heart of hearts do I have an ambition to do that.
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#Ambition

Inside of all the makeup and the character and makeup, it's you, and I think that's what the audience is really interested in... you, how you're going to cope with the situation, the obstacles, the troubles that the writer put in front of you.
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#American Actor #Character

In art there is compassion, in compassion there is humanity, with humanity there is generosity and love,' Peters said.
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#Art

You have to dream, you have to have a vision, and you have to set a goal for yourself that might even scare you a little because sometimes that seems far beyond your reach. Then I think you have to develop a kind of resistance to rejection, and to the disappointments that are sure to come your way.
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#Vision

What did I do in high school? I grew from 5 feet 4 inches to 6 feet 2 inches.
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#American Actor #School

There we were, hundreds of us lined up, waving at the great man as he tipped his hat to us. And that is the extent of my acquaintance with Albert Einstein.
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#American Actor #Man

I had that stubborn streak, the Irish in me I guess.
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#American Actor #Irish

Tough times don't last, tough people do, remember?
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#American Actor #People

My feeling about him is that the America that we have today, the freedoms we enjoy and the privileges we have, are really the reflection of Abe Lincoln's convictions, his vision, and his toughness.
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#American Actor #America

I never liked the name Eldred. Since nobody knew me in New York, I just changed to my middle name.
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#American Actor

I expect that every Irish-American coming to Ireland says visiting makes them feel good to be here. But I feel drawn to Dingle, I feel a sense of coming home. For me that is what it is.
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#Irish

He was a serious director. He kept trying. Sometimes he failed, but now and then he hit, and he made a difference,
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#Trying

Kings of the Sun.
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#Kings