47 Total Quotes

Warren Beatty Quotes

Warren Beatty
How can anybody hate nurses? Nobody hates nurses. The only time you hate a nurse is when they're giving you an enema.
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#American Actor #Giving

Warren Beatty
Being here allows me to make the case that not all aging, narcissistic movie actors whose children could be mistaken for their grandchildren necessarily act with the same motivation.
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#American Actor #Acting And Actors

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Movies are fun, but they're not a cure for cancer
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#Cancer

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For me, the highest level of sexual excitement is in a monogamous relationship.
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#American Actor #Excitement

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Marriage requires a special talent, like acting. Monogamy requires genius.
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#American Actor #Acting And Actors

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Lenin said that people vote with their feet. Well, that's what's happening. They either go, or they don't go. It's all politics. It's all demographics.
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#American Actor

Warren Beatty
I don't want to run for governor, but I don't think anyone should put public service out of the question because that's not what a good citizen does.
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#American Actor

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It's no secret that I am a liberal Democrat, ... I have some very strong feelings, the most important of which at the moment is campaign finance reform because its tentacles reach into every other issue. I fear we're getting closer to a plutocracy than we want to, and I believe that deep down the people want to do something about that.
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#Democrats

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My notion of a wife at 40 is that a man should be able to change her, like a bank note, for two 20s.
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#American Actor

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Government is not show business,
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#Business

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I'm not sure two movie stars can run - not even here.
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#Movie

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I have a day job. I can make movies when I want to.
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#American Actor #Job

Warren Beatty
You and your tireless organizing have stood up to the arrogance of power and money and bullying and insulting disrespect of public servants and representative government and given this administration the massive enema it deserves.
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#Arrogance

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You're talking about a man that taught me more than anybody else did about how to make movies.
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#Man

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[In an acceptance litany --] thank you for encouraging me for using my voice in public affairs ... I'll try to do better.
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#Acceptance

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I don't know if I will run, ... interestingly, politically, you have a kind of tactical advantage when you don't know. Because other people know. They have plans. They have exploratory committees. ... So when you don't know you have flexibility.
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#Advantage

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We may just have some fun,
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#Fun

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I knew Reagan and I was a friend of Reagan. I disagreed with many, many things that Reagan stood for, but I don't think that Reagan would have handled things this way. Well, Reagan did raise taxes when he had to and Reagan was never disrespectful to the legislature.
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#Disagreement

Warren Beatty
It's something that you never take off the table; that would be sort of a demonstration of poor citizenship. The answer is I don't know and the truth is that I don't want to do it.
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#Citizenship

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He will probably be very flexible now,
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#Flexible

Warren Beatty
Government is not show business.
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#American Actor

Warren Beatty
Movies are fun, but they're not a cure for cancer.
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#American Actor

Warren Beatty
Although Ronald Reagan was somebody I disagreed with on most ideological things, he was a friend of mine, and he was a very, very likable man. Ronald Reagan, for instance, was maybe more able to get the very rich to do the right thing sometimes.
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#American Actor

Warren Beatty
And the success of the union movement, historically, has always been to benefit all working men and women - not just people who belong to the union.
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#American Actor

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And then the conditions of safety - or lack of safety - for teachers in public schools, and the disparity between public schools and private schools is shameful.
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#American Actor