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#1. I think the obligation of an artist is to make a difference in the world. That is what matters most to me. I think that artists are the leaders of the world because they do not have a connection to the industrial complex, the day-to-day short-term survival that most people are involved with. - Author: James Cromwell
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#2. Every day is perfect because there's no other day! As a friend of mine said, "Ride the horse in the direction it's going." When you do that, you realize that every moment, every breath, every sound, every encounter is a gift. You bloody well better enjoy it. - Author: James Cromwell
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#3. There is something intrinsically, systemically wrong with white, western culture, and if we don't fix it, it won't continue. - Author: James Cromwell
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#4. All of them - my father, mother, step-mother, and grandmother - were all wonderful actors and performers and they are an inspiration to me, both in their craft and in their humanity. - Author: James Cromwell
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#5. Pigs may not be as cuddly as kittens or puppies, but they suffer just as much. - Author: James Cromwell
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#6. Once a film is shot, the thing that mostly happens is that I go see all the things I would have fixed in my performance and sometimes, very rarely, I see a moment that surprise me and I go, "Oh, that's not bad. That was nice." - Author: James Cromwell
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#7. The person is a mystery. What I'm playing is the person so I really get to tell you and show you and communicate to you who I think the real person is and that real person is me. The most important thing is to play the human being you are creating, which is my job. - Author: James Cromwell
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#8. I started in theatre. I was at Cleveland and I went to London for the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's birth. - Author: James Cromwell
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#9. Studios are run by those who are way too old or mostly young, who don't think creatively. - Author: James Cromwell
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#10. As a character actor, I've learned that you have to watch yourself because nobody else is watching. Nobody is concerned with you. - Author: James Cromwell
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#11. I don't look like a leading man, whatever they look like. It's changing a little. - Author: James Cromwell
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#12. I'm a character actor. Nobody's ever seemed to think of me as a leading man. I'm 6'6'. I've got a big nose. I'm gangly. I've got crooked teeth. That's certainly not Brad Pitt. I'm still around and alive, so if they need older guys, I guess they're thinking of me. - Author: James Cromwell
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#13. My definition of a character actor is - they never get the girl. - Author: James Cromwell
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#14. I say a lot of things I shouldn't say. - Author: James Cromwell
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#15. Usually, I'm the kind of actor where you show me once or twice, I can do it. I don't do it creatively, but I know how to do the process. - Author: James Cromwell
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#16. A vital film that needed to be made at this point in history and has been made magnificently. - Author: James Cromwell
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#17. First lead [in a movie] requires a different approach like trying not to give it all away in the first scene. It is a skill, a learned skill. - Author: James Cromwell
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#18. You don't just one day say, 'That's it, I'm doing this, I'm going to throw all my shoes out and I'm not eating honey and I won't drive my car because there are animal bones in the tires ... ' because you'd drive yourself around the bend. - Author: James Cromwell
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#19. I was so moved by the intelligence,sense of fun and personalities of the animals I worked with on Babe that by the end of the film I was a vegetarian. - Author: James Cromwell
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#20. My first films were comedy, 'Murder By Death,' and 'The Cheap Detective.' But now they won't think of me as a comedian. Now, they think of me as a bad guy, and I can't do comedy. - Author: James Cromwell
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#21. Until men learn to celebrate and operate on the feminine aspect of themselves and stop the oppression of women, children, the environment, other species, we don't have a world to live in. It's not a world that anyone chooses to live in. - Author: James Cromwell
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#22. When I did 'Babe' I wanted to talk about animal rights without going through some convoluted justifications about using animal products. - Author: James Cromwell
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#23. I'm an animal rights activist because I believe we won't have a planet if we continue to behave toward other species the way we do. - Author: James Cromwell
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#24. We don't need to eat anyone who would run, swim, or fly away if he could. - Author: James Cromwell
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#25. The attitude we have towards our personal pets as opposed to the animals that suffer under the factory farm is hypocritical and delusional. - Author: James Cromwell
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#26. The only dangerous scene is when James Cromwell put a stake in my chest. But other than that, it turned out to be quite a punch. I didn't think much of it. - Author: Andre Braugher
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#27. My friends joke because I will take my clothes off, at the drop of a hat. - Author: James Cromwell
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#28. If a kid ever realized what was involved in factory farming, they would never touch meat again. - Author: James Cromwell
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#29. There are reasons to have rules and regulations. That I understand. Authority is a different thing. Authority is to maintain its own position by increasing its power and domination over those people it is supposedly protecting. - Author: James Cromwell
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#30. Authority is the assumption that someone else knows better than you. - Author: James Cromwell
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#31. 'Jamie' is what my mother gave me, and that takes the onus off of being big. Somebody thinks, 'Oh, Jamie - how threatening can he be?' - Author: James Cromwell
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#32. The last part of life is a spiritual concern. You need to find a context to put your life into, that will allow you to go through it with as much grace and balance as possible, even if there is rebellion and adventure and exploration and resistance. - Author: James Cromwell
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#33. 'Barney Miller' was a lot of fun. I'm very fond of Abe Vigoda. Most - a lot of people on that cast - I really liked. - Author: James Cromwell
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#34. I was told by my agent that a number of big stars won't work with anyone two inches taller than them and most of them are under six feet, so you have to be prepared to have trouble. - Author: James Cromwell
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#35. Often we're recreating what we think we're supposed to be as human beings. What we've been told we're supposed to be, instead of who we authentically are. The key about the creation of full self-expression is to be authentically who you are, to project that. - Author: James Cromwell
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#36. I auditioned for 'Revenge Of The Nerds,' and I so did not want the picture. I didn't want it. I didn't want be in anything that had nerds anywhere. - Author: James Cromwell
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#37. The risks of transporting deadly nuclear waste, the environmental justice impacts and the long-term health effects of both these projects are untenable ... We cannot afford to be silent on these important issues. - Author: James Cromwell
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#38. What is magnificent about humans is when they decide to turn and stand. If they respond with non-violence on principle and hold their ground, they are really magnificent. - Author: James Cromwell
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#39. It's a wonderful thing as time goes by, to be with someone who looks into your face when you've gotten old and still sees what you think you look like. - Author: James Cromwell
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#40. Pets are humanizing. They remind us we have an obligation and responsibility to preserve and nurture and care for all life. - Author: James Cromwell
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#41. I think the relationship of indigenous people to their environment ... that those were ethical omnivores. - Author: James Cromwell
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#42. I always change my words in everything I do. I make the language fit, because I know the character from the inside out. Often character actors are not in a position to do that, but I do it. I don't change any cue and I never change anybody else's lines, but I make my own words fit my mouth. - Author: James Cromwell
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#43. I don't know how many parts I've lost because a lot of the politics in California are very conservative, and I'm fairly outspoken. I always tried to get as much politics in as I could, because I do believe in class struggle, and I think that's what's left out. - Author: James Cromwell
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#44. I don't study films particularly. I plan to direct, but I'm not watching film - I watch the entire film to see how the story goes, but I don't say, 'Oh, so he does a slow pan here, or he pulls here, watch the crane shot, or look at the composition,' because it's got to be my eye. - Author: James Cromwell
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#45. The Academy Awards were basically created by the industry to promote pictures. They weren't really to acknowledge the performances. Then it became sort of this a great popularity contest and now, it's an incredible show and it's seen all over the world. - Author: James Cromwell
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#46. But if you really want to learn about life, get a cat. The way I think people should relate to animals is with a cat. Because the world is his. - Author: James Cromwell
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#47. I have a film called 'A Lonely Place For Dying,' which is the most watched film on the Internet, over 3 million hits, more than any of Hollywood's films. - Author: James Cromwell
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#48. I drove through the stockyards of Texas on a motorcycle. It doesn't let you escape what surrounds you and what it smells like and feels like - and what hit me was the realization that something that was alive and had feelings will suffer before a piece of it is placed on our plates. - Author: James Cromwell
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#49. Anybody can call me Jamie, and you have to watch it when you call me James. Then there's going to be a problem. - Author: James Cromwell
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#50. The kids know me from 'Babe,' but usually it is 'L.A. Confidential' that people remember, which was the second film I did. I have worked with some really good people and the films that I've done for the most part have been good. - Author: James Cromwell
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#51. I play an 89-year-old man whose wife has Alzheimer's in a movie called 'Still.' I play a World War II veteran, I acted with my son and it's called 'Memorial Day.' - Author: James Cromwell
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