Samuel L. Jackson Quotes

Best 17 Quotes by Samuel L. Jackson

“Anyone who tells you money can't buy happiness never had any.”

“I don't understand how people live without creating.”

“I don't understand these actors who talk about how difficult it is to act with nothing there. I was an only child so most of the time I was always playing against something that didn't exist. It's called using your imagination.”

“I heard that you can do what ever you want in International Waters, that's why I filled my jacuzzi with international water.”

“I like books. I've always got a literature book going. I'd be in there reading, in my off time.”

“I used to like watching Helen Mirren's early films, because she was always naked. It's titillating.”

“I'm actually very ordinary, except people get to pay their money to come watch me work. The same way that we go to McDonald's.. we don't care about the guy behind the counter, but if he was doing something special, we'd pay our money to go watch him cook that hamburger.”

“If you do not have courage, you may not have the opportunity to use any of your other virtues.”

“Just 'cause you pour syrup on something doesn't make it pancakes.”

“Lifelong readers continue to read, finding in books the means to enjoy life or endure it.”

“My ass may be dumb, but I ain't no dumbass.”

“Not everything's made to win an Academy Award.”

“Take a stand for what's right. Raise a ruckus and make a change. You may not always be popular, but you'll be part of something larger and bigger and greater than yourself. Besides, making history is extremely cool.”

“The certainty that life cannot be long, and the probability that it will be much shorter than nature allows, ought to awaken every man to the active prosecution of whatever he is desirous to perform.”

“There are some movies that deserve criticism. They want people to know that it's a great dramatic accomplishment and has some great performances in it. But, c'mon. Yes, you will have some fun if you go see 'Snakes on a Plane.' Snakes are biting people - and they're biting them right on screen. There's nothing to review. It's not 'Snakes on the Waterfront.' You don't have snakes going, 'I coulda been a constrictor.' No. Hell no. It's 'Snakes on a Plane.'”

“Those that have loved longest love best.”

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