51 Total Quotes

Morgan Freeman Quotes

Morgan Freeman
[On a double win for black actors:] It means that Hollywood is continuing to make history. We're evolving with the rest of the world.
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#History

Morgan Freeman
I have to remind myself that some birds aren't meant to be caged. Their feathers are just too bright. And when they fly away, the part of you that knows it was a sin to lock them up DOES rejoice. Still, the place you live in is that much more drab and empty that they're gone. I guess I just miss my friend.
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#Birds

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I always tell my kids if you lay down, people will step over you. But if you keep scrambling, if you keep going, someone will always, always give you a hand. Always. But you gotta keep dancing, you gotta keep your feet moving.
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#Kids

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We call on anybody who has even the thought (of giving) to get beyond the thought and help these people.
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#Giving

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Anyone anywhere in the world who has the service will have front row seats right in the comfort of their own home. Think about that.
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#Comfort

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Strange country, this...England.
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#Country

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In my country, we talk to our women, not drug them with plants.
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#Country

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Martin Luther King Jr. is remembered as our prince of peace, of civil rights. We owe him something major that will keep him and his memory alive.
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#Civil Rights

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This kid came up with Napster, and before that, none of us thought of content protection.
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#American Actor

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You're going to relegate my history to a month.
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#American Actor

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We are all part of American history. Dr. Martin Luther King is not a black hero. He is an American hero. ... The world needs his message today more than ever before.
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#American History #Martin Luther King

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Acting means living, it's all I do and all I'm good at. If I weren't getting paid well, I would still be acting in a small troupe somewhere.
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#American Actor

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All my life, all my life that I can, as far back as I can remember, I saw my first movie when I was six years old. And since then I wanted to do that. I wanted to be a part of that.
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#American Actor

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And finding the hat, I always like to find the hat. And then props just dress the set. It's all fabulous.
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#American Actor

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And some places you been before are so great that you don't ever mind going back. Some places you been before you don't ever want to go back, you know, like Montreal in the Winter.
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#American Actor

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And that if you become a star, people are going to go to see you. If you remain an actor, they're going to go and see the story you're in.
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#American Actor

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As you grow in this business, you learn how to do more with less.
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#American Actor

Morgan Freeman
But I can say that life is good to me. Has been and is good. So I think my task is to be good to it. So how do you be good to life? You live it.
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#American Actor

Morgan Freeman
Dr. Martin Luther King is not a black hero. He is an American hero.
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#American Actor

Morgan Freeman
Give me something interesting to play and I'm happy.
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#American Actor

Morgan Freeman
I am going to stop calling you a white man and I'm going to ask you to stop calling me a black man.
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#American Actor

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I can only be so long without work before I start getting antsy.
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#American Actor

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I don't get off on romantic parts. But I often think if I had had my dental work done early on, well, maybe.
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#American Actor

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I don't want a Black History Month. Black history is American history.
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#American Actor

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I feel fine, I don't care who the director is. All you have to do is know what your doing - all of us - everybody in the business - that's all you ask anyone - you know your job, I know mine, let's go do it.
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#American Actor

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I joined the air force. I took to it immediately when I arrived there. I did three years, eight months, and ten days in all, but it took me a year and a half to get disabused of my romantic notions about it.
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#American Actor

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I knew at an early age I wanted to act. Acting was always easy for me. I don't believe in predestination, but I do believe that once you get where ever it is you are going, that is where you were going to be.
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#American Actor

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I like the blues a lot. I grew up on it.
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#American Actor

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I like the character roles. Somewhere back there I really came to the conclusion in my mind that the difference between acting and stardom was major.
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#American Actor