Tim Robbins quotes

 quotes - I think the enemy is self-censorship. In a free society the biggest danger is that you're afraid to the point where you censor yourself. Share

“I think the enemy is self-censorship. In a free society the biggest danger is that you're afraid to the point where you censor yourself.”

— Tim Robbins

 quotes - Every man dies. Not every man lives. Share

“Every man dies. Not every man lives.”

— Tim Robbins

 quotes - If you're in the position to help someone and you do it, it's very rewarding. Share

“If you're in the position to help someone and you do it, it's very rewarding.”

— Tim Robbins

 quotes - My philosophy is, don't take no for an answer and be willing to sacrifice your entire project for freedom. Share

“My philosophy is, don't take no for an answer and be willing to sacrifice your entire project for freedom.”

— Tim Robbins

“It was dangerous to hit the wrong kid in my neighborhood, because a lot of the guys I played with had fathers in the Mafia.”

— Tim Robbins

“If I'm a commodity, it wouldn't be a wise idea to buy stock in me - although, in the long run, maybe I'm a slow growth investment.”

— Tim Robbins

“Most good actors have a huge intelligence about the human condition and a real open heart to different kinds of people and behavior.”

— Tim Robbins

“Toy Soldiers was my introduction to film. I certainly didn't think I was doing art by any stretch of the imagination.”

— Tim Robbins

“You get money out of acting. You get gray hair out of directing. Actually, I get more of a rush from directing.”

— Tim Robbins

“Just because someone gets arrested doesn't mean what they are doing is wrong. Some laws are unfair and unjust.”

— Tim Robbins

“There's the theory that nudity doesn't really make something sexy; the characters and their relationship make it sexy.”

— Tim Robbins

“American people are not evil. Given information, they will do the right thing. But they're not given the information.”

— Tim Robbins

“I'm six foot four and a half and I have a temper. It's reserved for very important issues. If someone is asking me to make an artistic concession, then I'll become a madman.”

— Tim Robbins

“I'm the kind of person who does not remember bad things.”

— Tim Robbins

“I'm fairly competant as a director and actor, but I am Mr. Neurotic as a writer. I just don't have enough confidence in my abilities to take criticism well. I take it personally. Start with 'It's a masterpiece,' and then tell me what you think could be changed.”

— Tim Robbins

“I learned much more about acting from philosophy courses, psychology courses, history and anthropology than I ever learned in acting class.”

— Tim Robbins

“There are a great number of Republicans who are economically conservative but have hearts and a consciousness about their country.”

— Tim Robbins

“Americans accept that gangsters are running the government.”

— Tim Robbins

“When you have a person in power who punishes people for speaking their mind, it's truly dangerous.”

— Tim Robbins

“Considering the fact that I've used it in the past, and know what it is, and seen the results of it, I don't view marijuana as a dangerous drug.”

— Tim Robbins

“I was a sports fan, but I also went to peace marches.”

— Tim Robbins

“Any time you're trying to do a movie with a happy ending, it's very difficult because it's been done before and you don't want to be manipulative.”

— Tim Robbins

“I couldn't care less about being a presenter at the Oscars.”

— Tim Robbins

“I don't care about Clinton's haircuts or his affairs or any of that stuff.”

— Tim Robbins

“I like Spike Lee a lot. He's incredibly gifted and I don't think he gets the credit he deserves as a filmmaker.”

— Tim Robbins

“I ran spotlight. Swept up. Did box office. Ran the lighting board. But acting was the most fun.”

— Tim Robbins

“I'm not gangly; I'm very coordinated. I do have a bit of a baby face. But I guess that just means I'll be working longer.”

— Tim Robbins

“My father described me as the oldest baby he'd ever seen. I apparently was very serious and reflective.”

— Tim Robbins

“There are dumb actors. But there are dumb politicians and dumb bakers.”

— Tim Robbins

“When you make the judgement as a network that there are only three candidates, you are censoring points of view.”

— Tim Robbins
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