Top 10 Quotes by Wendell Pierce

Wendell Pierce

Culture is the intersection of people and life itself. Its how we deal with life, love, death, birth, disappointment... all of that is expressed in culture.

Wendell Pierce
I come out of journalism, and then book writing. There, it's just you and your editor and maybe a copy desk, looking over your editor's shoulder, and that's the story. It's right there. I can show it to you because it's on paper.
Wendell Pierce

That is the heart and soul of the American dream, homeownership, the idea of being able to buy a house and start to build your family.

Wendell Pierce
We don't eat to live, we live to eat because that's a part of the creativity of the day.
Wendell Pierce

Art imitating life and life imitating art, and it's beyond the job - it will always be a marked period in my life.

Wendell Pierce
There's no greater honor, as an actor, to be a part of a project that changes lives, and awakens and enlightens and entertains.
Wendell Pierce

The people of Baltimore are great. I love Baltimore. What I looked forward to, every year, was getting a new apartment in a different part of town and hanging out. People started to see you in the character that you were, so everyone thought I was real police.

Wendell Pierce
People forget that art is not just a piece of entertainment. It is the place where we collectively declare our values and then act on them. That's one of the most powerful things we have as a community: our culture and our art. And it's the intersection between life and how people deal with life. It's the most important thing we do.
Wendell Pierce

Whenever an actor was going to die, I tried to help them understand not to take it personally. It wasn't about them. It's the story.

Wendell Pierce
One of the richest countries in the history of the world having communities where people have to go over half an hour to get to fresh produce and food is unacceptable.