The best Quotes by Carroll O'Connor

The best Quotes by Carroll O'Connor

John Carroll O'Connor (August 2, 1924 – June 21, 2001) was an American actor whose television career spanned over four decades. O'Connor found widespread fame as Archie Bunker (for which he won four Emmy Awards), the main character in the CBS television sitcoms All in the Family (1971–1979) and its continuation, Archie Bunker's Place (1979–1983).

Even a true artist does not always produce art.
Sheer flattery got me into the theater. Flattery always works with me, particularly the flattery of women.
Nations have come under the control of haters and fools.
I hate pride, but if I were going to be proud of anything it would have to be something I'd done myself. Race pride is kind of stupid.
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I have heard show business characterized as a refuge for childlike persons in flight from all things harsh and real.

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Philippe: "Tell me Driss, why do you think people are interested in art?"
Driss: "I don't know, it's a business?"
Philippe: "No. That's because it's the only thing one leaves behind."
Driss in Intouchables
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The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science. Whoever does not know it and can no longer wonder, no longer marvel, is as good as dead, and his eyes are dimmed.
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Artists use lies to tell the truth, while politicians use them to cover the truth up.
Evey Hammond in V for Vendetta
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Art is a way of survival.
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All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once you grow up.
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No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist.
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A picture means I know where I was every minute. That's why I take pictures. It's a visual diary.
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The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
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It is the spectator, and not life, that art really mirrors.
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Be your own artist, and always be confident in what you're doing. If you're not going to be confident, you might as well not be doing it.
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You know, you're gonna have to get much better at lying if you want to be president.
Lucifer Morningstar in Lucifer - Season 1 Episode 1
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Don't forget, she's a politician, and they're not to be trusted.
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Corrupt politicians make the other ten percent look bad.
When politicians offer you something for nothing, or something that sounds too good to be true, it's always worth taking a careful second look.
People hate politicians. And I can understand why.
Everything is changing. People are taking their comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke.
Leia: "I don't want to be a senator!"
Bail: "It is why you'll probably be one of the best."
Bail Organa in Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi - Season 1 Episode 1
The duty of a leader is to serve their people, not for the people to serve them.
Elon Musk - February 2022
Politics is a game and a profession. It doesn't really serve the people the politicians are supposed to serve.
When politics is no longer a mission but a profession, politicians become more self-serving than public servants.
Never let pride be your guiding principle! Let your accomplishments speak for you.
If pride gives us pause, my love, then perhaps we have lived long enough already.
Malfurion Stormrage in Warcraft III - Reign of Chaos
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People confuse ego, lust, insecurity with true love.
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Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real.
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It is not the broken heart that kills, but broken pride, monseigneur.
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Sometimes we have to let go of our pride and do what is requested of us.
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Only love creates things that are alive and last, pride is fruitless, because it knows only itself.
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Nations whose nationalism is destroyed are subject to ruin.
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My definition of patriotism is to defend your country with the truth, no matter the consequences.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
People who enjoy waving flags don't deserve to have one
Banksy in Cut It Out
Definition: Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
HK-47 in Star Wars Games - Knights of the Old Republic
A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world.
I do think the patriotic thing to do is to critique my country. How else do you make a country better but by pointing out its flaws?
A great country acknowledges it's mistakes.
I saw courage both in the Vietnam War and in the struggle to stop it. I learned that patriotism includes protest, not just military service.
Sovereignism is an exaggeration that always ends badly: It leads to war.
Pope Francis - September 2019
You know, not only am I campaigning, but I'm running the world.
Joe Biden - Juli 2024
I just want to show them that I can play and I belong here. A lot of people don't think I should be here and I'm just here to prove that I do.
Bronny James - April 2023
I was born into it, so I feel like the path was already chosen. But my dad is cool enough to let me take whatever path I want if I wanted to not pursue basketball. But I think basketball is going to be my thing, for sure.
Bronny James - August 2022
It has been discovered that LeBron James is sleeping with his newest teammate's mom.
Juni 2024
My last year will be played with my son. Wherever Bronny's at, that's where I'll be. I would do whatever it takes to play with my son for one year. It's not about the money at that point.
LeBron James - February 2022

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