The best Quotes by James Earl Jones

The best Quotes by James Earl Jones

James Earl Jones (born January 17, 1931) is an American actor. He has been described as "one of America's most distinguished and versatile" actors for his performances on stage and screen, and "one of the greatest actors in American history". Jones is known for his deep voice, which has been praised as a "a stirring basso profondo that has lent gravel and gravitas" to his projects.

You weren't going to the theater to change the world, but you had a chance to affect the world, the thinking and the feelings of the world.
There is not enough magic in a bloodline to forge an instant, irrevocable bond.
You sang in church, you know, and you didn't act at all. You tried not to act, you tried to tell the truth. The idea of being a troubadour on the road singing for your supper was very disturbing to him.
When I read great literature, great drama, speeches, or sermons, I feel that the human mind has not achieved anything greater than the ability to share feelings and thoughts through language.
One of the hardest things in life is having words in your heart that you can't utter.

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This will be a day long remembered. It has seen the end of Kenobi, and will soon see the end of the rebellion.
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Obi-Wan: "What have you become?"
Darth Vader: "I am what you made me."
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Luke: "I'll not leave you here. I've got to save you!"
Vader: "You already have, Luke."
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I find your lack of faith disturbing.
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Be careful not to choke on your aspirations!
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Kallus: "You suspect the rebels are in hiding there?"
Vader: "No. But I want you to burn it. The compassion of the Rebels is a weakness, one we shall exploit."
Darth Vader in Star Wars: Rebels - Season 2 Episode 1
Ezra Bridger: "I don't fear you!"
Darth Vader: "Then you will die - braver than most."
Darth Vader in Star Wars: Rebels - Season 2 Episode 21
Claiming the name of Luke Skywalker also claims his crimes against the Empire. This is the result. Skywalkers die.
Darth Vader in Star Wars Books - Star Wars #5
The Emperor has foreseen a new threat rising against him: the children of the Force. They must not become Jedi.
Darth Vader in Star Wars: Rebels - Spark of Rebellion
You were right about me. Tell your sister you were right.
Remember kid, there's heroes and there's legends. Heroes get remembered but legends never die, follow your heart kid, and you'll never go wrong.
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How long does it take to get from Louisiana to Alabama?
One Mississippi.
One day, I know the struggle will change. There's got to be a change - not only for Mississippi, not only for the people in the United States, but people all over the world.
They say money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to Mississippi - and that's pretty much the same thing.
A theatre is the most important sort of house in the world, because that's where people are shown what they could be if they wanted, and what they'd like to be if they dared to and what they really are.
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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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I'm a doer, and whether it was the tsunami in Sri Lanka or the earthquake in Indonesia, I was always saying, "I should be there; I should be helping out."
You know, not only am I campaigning, but I'm running the world.
Joe Biden - Juli 2024

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