Too much success can ruin you as surely as too much failure.
Most of the successful people in Hollywood are failures as human beings.
Would people applaud me if I was a good plumber?
If there's anything unsettling to the stomach, it's watching actors on television talk about their personal lives.
What might be a brave choice for you, for another person they may simply not experience fear.
I value each woman for what she has to offer whether it be charm-beauty-wit-intelligence or humor but warmth is the quality I value most.
People around me never say anything. They just seem to want to hear what I have to say. That's why I do all the talking.
An actor's a guy who, if you ain't talking about him, he ain't listening
If you want something from an audience, you give blood to their fantasies. It's the ultimate hustle.
In a close-up, the audience is only inches away, and your face becomes the stage.
At Paramount, I sat at lunch with John Wayne. I couldn't even talk.
I don't mind that I'm fat. You still get the same money.
An actor is at most a poet and at least an entertainer. Marlon Brand
The close-up says everything.
Sometimes you just get the feeling that here it is 11o'clock in the morning and you're not in school.
If the expenditure of money for entertainment in America is any indication of taste, clearly the majority of us are addicted to trash.
I thank you for not snoring.
If you're successful, acting is about as soft a job as anybody could ever wish for. But if you're unsuccessful it's worse than having a skin disease.
I watched a snail crawl along the edge of a straight razor. That's my dream. That's my nightmare. Crawling, slithering, along the edge of a straight razor and surviving.
All I want to be is normally insane.
â€ŽWe only have so many faces in our pockets
Never confuse the size of your paycheck with the size of your talent. Marlon Br
A sensitive person receives fifty impressions where somebody else may only get seven. Sensitive people are so vulnerable; they're so easily brutalized and hurt just because they are sensitive. The more sensitive you are, the more certain you are to be brutalized, develop scabs.Analysis helps. It hel
He's the kind of guy that when he dies, he's going up to heaven and give God a bad time for making him bald.
I believe I did what honor dictated and that belief sustains me, except for a slight desire to be dead which I'm sure will pass.
Working with any actor is like working with a monkey.
The four pillars of wisdom that support journalistic endeavors are: lies, stupidity, money-grubbing, and ethical irresponsibility.
Mafia is the best example of capitalism we have.
Acting is the expression of a neurotic impulse. It's a bum's life. The principal benefit acting has afforded me is the money to pay for my psychoanalysis.
The only reason I'm in Hollywood is that I don't have the moral courage to refuse the money. Marlon Br