I feel really lucky to have the career I have, coming from nothing and then getting to be where I am.
I’ve been luckier than anybody I know. Luckier than all of the children in my family, all of whom were more interesting or more talented or smarter than me. So when things have happened that have been sad and difficult, I don’t feel the need to complain about them.
If I didn’t get discovered, I’d be working in a bar like my Mom.
The golden opportunity you are seeking is in yourself. It is not in your environment; it is not in luck or chance, or the help of others; it is in yourself alone.
There is no defense against adverse fortune which is so effectual as an habitual sense of humor.
Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.
Life for me has been exactly what I thought it would be, a cake, which I have eaten and had too.
Some day my ship will come in, and with my luck I’ll be at the airport.
Essentially, I’m a small-part actor who’s been lucky enough to play leading roles for most of his life.