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Donald Sutherland quotes on beauty, hope, ambition, fun, hatred, opinion, career, etc.

24 Thought-Provoking Quotes By Donald Sutherland That Will Life Your Spirits

Famous As: Actor
Born On: July 17, 1935
Born In: Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
Donald Sutherland is an illustrious Canadian actor whose career spans over five decades. He has won a number of awards and accolades for his work, including the ‘Canadian Academy Award,’ ‘Critics’ Choice Television Award,’ ‘Golden Globe Award,’ ‘Academy Honorary Award,’ and ‘Primetime Emmy Award.’ He was inducted in the ‘Canadian Walk of Fame,’ and ‘Hollywood Walk of Fame.’ We bring to you a treasure trove of famous quotes by Donald Sutherland on roles, opinion, hope, life, reality, passion, wife, character, belief, growth, opportunity, hatred, time, ambition, generation, mistakes, government, work, truth, love, business and more.

When the camera starts to roll, there is something of death about it.

Donald Sutherland

Well, I was always cast as an artistic homicidal maniac. But at least I was artistic!

Donald Sutherland

To them though, not to us, we were just a catalyst for their imagination.

Donald Sutherland

The only thing I feel passionate about is my wife.

Donald Sutherland

One measurement is worth a thousand expert opinions.

Donald Sutherland

Not too much, though there's a certain amount of rancour and bitterness when someone tries to fire you.

Donald Sutherland

It's the things we love most that destroy us.

Donald Sutherland

It's a very serious endeavor for me [to play in the same movie with my son]. It's not for a lot of people. It was a wonderful job. I've wanted to do it since I can remember.

Donald Sutherland

I would look a little silly playing Casanova now.

Donald Sutherland

I think we're [me and my son] different. He plans, organizes and intellectualizes more than I do. It wasn't until I worked with Federico Fellini that I understood what my problem was.

Donald Sutherland

I love grabbing my wife and going to a distant location to film.

Donald Sutherland

I have never planned anything. I have been doing this job for over 50 years. I have been paid to work with some wonderful people and it has been a huge gift, to me.

Donald Sutherland

I have been able to play a lot of guys and they have kept me working.

Donald Sutherland

I had a kind of meandering little career, and then I was given a chance to play one of the bottom six in The Dirty Dozen.

Donald Sutherland

I don't think I have one iota of cynicism about acting.

Donald Sutherland

I am so glad my wife tolerates me. And we have three wonderful sons.

Donald Sutherland

He doesn't translate well into our generation.

Donald Sutherland

Fundamentally, people are suckers for the truth.

Donald Sutherland

But even with no money you could still go to places like the Scotch Club and, you know, John Lennon might be sitting right over there, but I was certainly not a part of any of that circle. I was truly peripheral.

Donald Sutherland

At my age, you sort of fart your way into a role.

Donald Sutherland

If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the pearly gates? Oh, you know something? I'm so far away from believing that it exists, and the only thing I know are jokes about it.

Donald Sutherland

You're always working in the movie. Never was I me, and never have I been me, nor was he him. We were the two characters. But the character that I was playing was informed by my DNA, looking at him informed by his.

Donald Sutherland

Why don't you knock it off with them negative waves ?Why don't you dig how beautiful it is out here ?Why don't you say something righteous and hopeful for a change ?

Donald Sutherland

When you look in the eyes of someone and that's what you look into, I knew him with my blood. It's not something you can actually ever get to, I don't think, without that. It was a huge gift, as an actor.

Donald Sutherland