I was a B student in math, simply because my teachers liked me, as an actor.
In my country, we talk to our women, not drug them with plants.
Being blind is as simple as closing your eyes. The blind don't act any different than you or I. You never see a blind person going around saying, 'I'm blind.' So if you want to play blind just close your eyes and keep them closed and fare thee well.
The bigger point here is that golf is a good metaphor for one's life. The challenge of golf for me is trying to learn new rules. It's something you always have to work at; you don't get perfect at golf. It's the never-ending quest for betterment.
Let me tell you what justice is. Justice is the law. And that man's feeble attempt to lay down the principles of deceny.
If you sat down and you wrote a script, you may write something that's way beyond what you've ever seen me do, but if you thought of me to do it, I would be flattered to be asked to do something other than be wise.
People need to start to think about the messages that they send in the movies.
[On a double win for black actors:] It means that Hollywood is continuing to make history. We're evolving with the rest of the world.
It's what I learn from the great actors that I work with. Stillness. That's all and that's the hardest thing.
I was raised in Mississippi, so heat and humidity is my bread and butter. It keeps me going. I can't stand cold weather.
Dr. Martin Luther King is not a black hero. He is an American hero. Morgan Freeman
Write something insightful. Say Morgan Freeman said it. Win at internet.
When I was a teenager, I began to settle into school because I'd discovered the extracurricular activities that interested me: music and theater.
I don't think you're going to get nominated every time you jump out of the box.
The best way to guarantee a loss is to quit.
Strange country, this...England.
One of the things you can always depend on - this is one of the truths of the universe, and you heard it first from here - whatever we decide we want to do is what we do.
Let me tell you about being executive producer. It is not a job, it's a title. Don't go around asking executive producers what they do because they don't do anything, alright?
Once you've gotten the job, there's nothing to it.
These walls are funny. First you hate 'em, then you get used to 'em. Enough time passes, you get so you depend on them. That's institutionalized.
Part of acting is having the security to turn yourself loose and let yourself go in order to reach whatever depths a character has. If your guts aren't hanging out there, you don't offer anything.
Working on stage is really a great voice developer.
I can only be so long without work before I start getting antsy.
Everybody works the same, but the preparation very often may be different. You cannot work differently. You have to say the words that were written on the page, and you have to make your marks. That's the work.
Dr. Martin Luther King is not a black hero. He is an American hero. Morgan Fre
Hey, if I don't have a job, I don't know why I bother to get up. Any time the phone rings, I'm ready to go. What else am I going to do? See, I've never retired. I don't even know what it means.
We humans are more concerned with having than with being.
Forgiveness liberates the soul, it removes fear.
Anyone who spends a significant amount of time with me finds me disagreeable.
I remember saying to my agent, "Listen, everybody's going out to Hollywood and making movies. I think I ought to go out there." And his advice to me was, "I wouldn't do that if I were you. If they want you in Hollywood, they'll send you." And sure enough, they did.