16 Total Quotes

Richard Dreyfuss Quotes

Cindy Sheehan is making a starting point with the questions she is asking and it's not unpatriotic to ask them, ... It's actually a higher form of patriotism.
Richard Dreyfuss
#Ask

Kerry is an adult - he thinks things through. He learns from the present as well as the past. To George Bush, thinking things through is for sissies.
Richard Dreyfuss
#American Actor #Past

We thought that we could predict what the world would be like, there would be wars, plagues. But then drugs happened and drugs have destroyed our society. I don't mean we're all crumbling amidst the ruins but there is no part of our life that is not impacted: culture, media, finance, everything is distorted by this little thing.
Richard Dreyfuss
#Drugs

There are causes worth fighting for even if you know that you will lose. Unless you are willing to accept torture as part of a normal American political lexicon, unless you are willing to accept that leaving the Geneva Convention is fine and dandy, if you accept the expansion of wiretapping as business as usual, the only way to express this now is to embrace the difficult and perhaps embarrassing process of impeachment.
Richard Dreyfuss
#Causes

And don't kid yourselves: No one ever gives up power, ever.
Richard Dreyfuss
#Power

I don't think anyone has really played this in 400 years. Everyone has to get humble here.
Richard Dreyfuss
#Humble

My worst fear is that I'll end up living in some run-down duplex on Wilshire wearing pants hiked up to my nipples and muttering under my breath.
Richard Dreyfuss
#Fear

I really think that living is the process of going from complete certainty to complete ignorance.
Richard Dreyfuss
#American Actor #Certainty

I decided at age 9, but I was reinforced at age 13 when a teacher told me I had talent. I can't say she really motivated me because I already knew. I knew I had talent. I went to the Jewish community theater and got in plays there. Then I went for the movies.'
Richard Dreyfuss
#American Actor #Age And Aging

Happiness has a bad rap. People say it shouldn't be your goal in life. Oh, yes it should.
Richard Dreyfuss
#American Actor #Happiness

It must be remembered that the Bush White House has a separate talent for character assassination that must not be confused with a talent for governance.
Richard Dreyfuss
#American Actor

I don't know what its like for most actors, but really clearly for myself acting has always been the fulfilment of personal fantasies. It isn't just art, its about being a person I've always wanted to be, or being in a situation, or being a hero.
Richard Dreyfuss
#American Actor