The best Quotes by Edward James Olmos

The best Quotes by Edward James Olmos

Edward James Olmos (born February 13, 1947) is an American actor, producer and director. Among others, he appeared in Miami Vice (1984–1989), American Me (1992), Battlestar Galactica (2004–2009) and Blade Runner (1982).

I believe that Gandhi was correct. Non-violent civil disobedience is the only way to bring about change that allows people to enjoy the change and not get killed in the process.
I support the indigenous people anywhere in the planet.
I don't support violence, period.
Education is a vacine for violence.
Chiapas is probably the main concern I have right now for the planet.

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Quite an experience to live in fear, isn't it? That's what it is to be a slave.
Roy Batty in Blade Runner
The light that burns twice as bright burns half as long.
Eldon Tyrell in Blade Runner
All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain.
Roy Batty in Blade Runner
Dying for the right cause is the most human thing we can do.
Freysa Sadeghpour in Blade Runner - 2049
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Pain reminds you the joy you felt was real.
Niander Wallace in Blade Runner - 2049
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It's too bad she won't live. But then again, who does?
Gaff in Blade Runner
I don't know why he saved my life. Maybe in those last moments he loved life more than he ever had before. Not just his life - anybody's life; my life.
Rick Deckard in Blade Runner
All the courage in the world cannot alter fact.
Niander Wallace in Blade Runner - 2049
Wake up! Time to die.
Leon Kowalski in Blade Runner
I'm not in the business. I am the business!
Rachael in Blade Runner
Eldon Tyrell: "Would you like to be upgraded?"
Roy Batty: "I had in mind something a little more radical."
Eldon Tyrell: "What seems to be the problem?"
Roy Batty: "Death."
Roy Batty in Blade Runner
That's L.A. They worship everything and they value nothing.
Sebastian Wilder in La La Land
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Welcome to a city where people trying to disappear aren't actually trying.
Joe Goldberg in You - Season 2 Episode 2
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I lived in L.A. for a few months. It seemed like no one there had parents. Or if they did have parents, they would deny it.
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Linda: "Why did you decide to come to Los Angeles?"
Lucifer: "The same reason as everyone else: the weather, p*rnstars, Mexican food."
Lucifer Morningstar in Lucifer - Season 1 Episode 3
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People here in Los Angeles are disgusted now about a sex scandal involving Arnold Schwarzenegger. Apparently for seven years, he carried on a sexual relationship with his own wife.
Los Angeles was the kind of place where everybody was from somewhere else and nobody really droppped anchor.
Michael Connelly in The Lincoln Lawyer - The Brass Verdict
California has officially announced that jaywalking is now no longer a crime. So congratulations to the Californians who like walking places. This is great news for the six of you.
Trevor Noah in The Daily Show - October 2022
New Mexico. It's another state. I mean, it's like California, just less traffic.
Lalo Salamanca in Better Call Saul - Season 6 Episode 5
We all have our little faults. Mine's in California.
All creative people should be required to leave California for three months every year.
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Helsinki may not be as cold as you make it out to be, but California is still a lot nicer. I don't remember the last time I couldn't walk around in shorts all day.
The apparent ease of California life is an illusion, and those who believe the illusion real live here in only the most temporary way.
First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.
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You must be the change you want to see in the world.
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The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
10
There is no "way to peace," there is only "peace".
8
Giving a child an education is by far one of the most important investments we can make.
For the soul, laughing is what oxygen is for the lungs.
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It's not about the absence of fear. It's overcoming it.
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If there hadn't been women we'd still be squatting in a cave eating raw meat, because we made civilization in order to impress our girlfriends.
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My philosophy is: It's none of my business what people say of me and think of me.
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My father always said, "Never trust anyone whose TV is bigger than their book shelf" - so I make sure I read.
We think too much and feel too little.
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If one does not attach himself to people and desires, never shall his heart be broken. But then, does he ever truly live?
One should judge a man mainly from his depravities. Virtues can be faked. Depravities are real.
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I'm much more proud of being a father than being an actor.
I dream of a day where I walk down the street and hear people talk about Morality, Sustainibility and Philoshophy instead of the Kardashians.
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It's easy to fool the eye but it's hard to fool the heart.
I never thought I'd see in my life a black candidate running for President.
You can close your eyes to the things you do not want to see. But you cannot close your heart to the things you do not want to feel.
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Perfection is impossible. In the 1,526 singles matches I played in my career, I won almost 80% of those matches. But what percentage of points did I win? 54%! In other words, even top ranked tennis players win barely more than half the points they play. When you lose every second point on average, you learn not to dwell on every shot.
Roger Federer - Juni 2024

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