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37 Don Johnson Quotes You Must Share

Famous As: Actor
Born On: December 15, 1949
Born In: Flat Creek Township, Missouri, United States
Age: 72 Years

Known best for portraying the role of menacing police detective James ‘Sonny’ Crockett in the cult 1980s series ‘Miami Vice,’ Don Johnson was born and raised in Missouri, USA. He received a Golden Globe award for his appearance in the series, and played another legendary cop in the series ‘Nash Bridges.' Beginning his acting career in the early 1970s with the film ‘The Magic Garden of Stanley Sweeheart,’ Don went on to play key roles in several films in the coming decades, and established himself as a bankable actor. Adorned with several acting honours during his acting career, Don also played power boat in his free time and participated in the 1988 Offshore World Championship, which he won. He has, over the years, shared his thoughts and views on a varirety of topics, such as sports, boating, life, Hollywood, family, acting, and career. We have curated Don Johnson quotes from his interviews, song lyrics, and talk shows.

I am seriously opposed to censorship of any sort.

I am seriously opposed to censorship of any sort.

Don Johnson
Hollywood is very much an industry town. Your life becomes caught up in all of the parties and this list and that list. That's not something that I respond well to.

Hollywood is very much an industry town. Your life becomes caught up in all of the parties and this list and that list. That's not something that I respond well to.

Don Johnson
I do what I can to make young people understand that drugs can destroy their lives. I'm the perfect example of what people can accomplish when they have regained a sane body and spirit.

I do what I can to make young people understand that drugs can destroy their lives. I'm the perfect example of what people can accomplish when they have regained a sane body and spirit.

Don Johnson
I am stable when my private life is a success.

I am stable when my private life is a success.

Don Johnson
The most aggressive artists often hide their romantic side.

The most aggressive artists often hide their romantic side.

Don Johnson
I consider myself an artist. God granted me some gifts so that I could express myself artistically.

I consider myself an artist. God granted me some gifts so that I could express myself artistically.

Don Johnson
If the material is inspiring and motivates you, then it doesn't really matter what it is.

If the material is inspiring and motivates you, then it doesn't really matter what it is.

Don Johnson
My favorite actor is Wallace Beery.

My favorite actor is Wallace Beery.

Don Johnson
I've had some ambivalent feelings about being an actor. I don't know that I've ever been totally and completely comfortable with it.

I've had some ambivalent feelings about being an actor. I don't know that I've ever been totally and completely comfortable with it.

Don Johnson
I struggled for 15 years in this business before Miami Vice came along.

I struggled for 15 years in this business before Miami Vice came along.

Don Johnson
It's my job to really commit myself to the material and the project and be proud of what I've done, and I am in most cases.

It's my job to really commit myself to the material and the project and be proud of what I've done, and I am in most cases.

Don Johnson
Even though some of the films I've made haven't been particularly commercial, I don't find them failures.

Even though some of the films I've made haven't been particularly commercial, I don't find them failures.

Don Johnson
I could hear and feel music going on in me, and I couldn't get it out. You can always depend on a guitar.

I could hear and feel music going on in me, and I couldn't get it out. You can always depend on a guitar.

Don Johnson
I pestered the hell out of everybody I ran into until I could play the guitar well enough to write and sing with it.

I pestered the hell out of everybody I ran into until I could play the guitar well enough to write and sing with it.

Don Johnson
I'm not qualified for anything else, so I would imagine I'd either be doing something larcenous or I would have already been caught.

I'm not qualified for anything else, so I would imagine I'd either be doing something larcenous or I would have already been caught.

Don Johnson
I had no idea what I was going to do when they threw me out of school.

I had no idea what I was going to do when they threw me out of school.

Don Johnson
I joined the PBA way before I should have because I heard a rumor they were going to limit the number of people who could get in.

I joined the PBA way before I should have because I heard a rumor they were going to limit the number of people who could get in.

Don Johnson
Being with all those great bowlers was the greatest three days I ever had.

Being with all those great bowlers was the greatest three days I ever had.

Don Johnson
I try to parent equally, but I think little girls are a little more sensitive.

I try to parent equally, but I think little girls are a little more sensitive.

Don Johnson
My sons are a hell of a lot easier to get through to than my daughter is. She seems to have my number. She can just run through the buttons.

My sons are a hell of a lot easier to get through to than my daughter is. She seems to have my number. She can just run through the buttons.

Don Johnson
The way our business is, the way it works out, we end up being residents of everywhere.

The way our business is, the way it works out, we end up being residents of everywhere.

Don Johnson
Let me just say, I've seen a pub or two.

Let me just say, I've seen a pub or two.

Don Johnson
I made a decision that whether or not I was going to make under the national poverty level wasn't going to play a part in whether or not I was an actor. That's what I do.

I made a decision that whether or not I was going to make under the national poverty level wasn't going to play a part in whether or not I was an actor. That's what I do.

Don Johnson
You're in this constant state of flux and transition, as if you had jet lag all the time. The acting part of it is easy. It's all the other things that come with it that are a bit difficult.

You're in this constant state of flux and transition, as if you had jet lag all the time. The acting part of it is easy. It's all the other things that come with it that are a bit difficult.

Don Johnson
I've never been very successful in a monogamous relationship, but I'm looking forward to the day when I can assume that responsibility.

I've never been very successful in a monogamous relationship, but I'm looking forward to the day when I can assume that responsibility.

Don Johnson
I can do whatever I want - I'm rich, I'm famous, and I'm bigger than you.

I can do whatever I want - I'm rich, I'm famous, and I'm bigger than you.

Don Johnson
Once you become famous, there is nothing left to become but infamous.

Once you become famous, there is nothing left to become but infamous.

Don Johnson
If I die tomorrow, I've accomplished everything I wanted to do in life.

If I die tomorrow, I've accomplished everything I wanted to do in life.

Don Johnson
Every bowling center should have a house pro.

Every bowling center should have a house pro.

Don Johnson
London is one of the most enchanting places I've ever been on this planet.

London is one of the most enchanting places I've ever been on this planet.

Don Johnson
It wasn't a mission to be a rock star. It wasn't a mission of mine to even be a movie star. I just intended to be a good actor.

It wasn't a mission to be a rock star. It wasn't a mission of mine to even be a movie star. I just intended to be a good actor.

Don Johnson
It's a joy to be recognized and to have people that are interested in what you do. That can pick up your whole day.

It's a joy to be recognized and to have people that are interested in what you do. That can pick up your whole day.

Don Johnson
I'd like to think I haven't done my best yet.

I'd like to think I haven't done my best yet.

Don Johnson
I was a little, skinny, runt kid, and I decided that bowling was what I was going to do in life.

I was a little, skinny, runt kid, and I decided that bowling was what I was going to do in life.

Don Johnson
This is what I do for a living. It's not who I am as a human being.

This is what I do for a living. It's not who I am as a human being.

Don Johnson
People in the business will stay with you through drugs and alcohol and divorces and insanity and everything else, but you have a failure, pal, and they don't want to know nothing about you!

People in the business will stay with you through drugs and alcohol and divorces and insanity and everything else, but you have a failure, pal, and they don't want to know nothing about you!

Don Johnson
I'm just a simple guy swimming in a sea of sharks.

I'm just a simple guy swimming in a sea of sharks.

Don Johnson