Careers Quotes

I had a delusional dream in my early teenage years to have, in my late teenage years, an acting career.

I want to be a business owner. I don’t want to be an employee.

Teaching was a sudden immersion in the hot water of sociability! I was so afraid, it took me two weeks to be able to stand up behind my desk. I loved teaching, but got too involved in the students’ lives.

When one is living what the French call the garret life, it’s surprising how often one meets someone with the odd instinct to help. I’d go to a certain employment agency for painting jobs, and would usually get fired by noon. Jack, at the Agency, was never upset. He’d send me back out. “Getting fired […]

Everybody can’t be a king. Everybody can’t be a legend. Everybody can’t be a diva.

Nursing is become a profession. Trained Nursing no longer an object but a fact. But, oh, if home Nursing could become an everyday fact here in this big city of London, the biggest in the world, in an island the smallest inhabited island in the world.

An aspiring actor really needs to know that they want to live an actor’s life. I feel like that about any job. You need to continue to believe in it even when those around you don’t, because otherwise you won’t enjoy it.

People have often asked me, ‘If you weren’t in show business, what would you be doing?’ The truth is I don’t think there’s anything else I could be doing, so the answer would have to be, nothing . . . I guess you could say I’m in the only business I could be in.

Whatever happens to my career going forward from this point on, I owe most of it to the “Save Daredevil” campaign.

I’ve learned to appreciate all of the in-between moments that seem small or unimportant. There were moments in my career that felt like such a whirlwind, and I put so much focus on the big moments, but I’ve realized that it really is about the journey, not the destination.