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A collection of awesome quotes by Kurt Russell on democracy, sports, Hollywood, career, money etc.

48 Awesome Quotes By Kurt Russell

Quick Facts

Born On: March 17, 1951

Born In: Springfield, Massachusetts, United States

The handsome and charming Kurt Russell has been in the entertainment biz since childhood, following his actor father’s footsteps. Russell has bagged numerous awards throughout his career and has even received a star at the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Being a Libertarian, Russell often voices his opinion on politics and related topics. Recently, he has taken a firm stand in favour of the right to bear arms. We have selected some of his quotes from his interviews to magazines, websites, and TV shows. Here are some of Russell’s quotes on reading, work, democracy, sports, people, career, money, Hollywood, sexism, and politics.

If I hold onto something it's because I want it not because I want to display it or show it to somebody else. I've got some cool stuff, I've got some cool things.

Kurt Russell

I'm not a good collector.

Kurt Russell

The legs feed the wolf.

Kurt Russell

If they're willing to pay you what you think you're worth for it, that's why an actor goes to work. A lot of times they want to pay you a lot for a picture you don't want to do.

Kurt Russell

You get burned a lot as an actor. You give somebody, you give some guy real free reign and he just doesn't know how to edit it properly. It just comes out messed up.

Kurt Russell

My first year of pro ball I played in the Northwest league and made the all-star team, and the next year I played I led the team in hitting and was third or fifth in the league.

Kurt Russell

It's not easy making money as an actor. It's just not an easy thing to do. There's so many that want to do it and so few opportunities to do it that it's not as easy as it would seem.

Kurt Russell

A great pinot chases its own tail. You drink it and you just keep finding new tastes that go with it. My dream was to make a world-class pinot and learn more about other wines as well.

Kurt Russell

Every director works differently but one thing's important: they must have a vision. If they don't have a vision I don't care how they work.

Kurt Russell

All movies are different, all movies have their own life.

Kurt Russell

I'm not much on sequels; I'm not much on remakes for the most part. I don't really like or dislike them.

Kurt Russell

If it hadn't been for the videocassette, I may not have had a career at all.

Kurt Russell

When I was working on my career, I was very aware of what I had done, what I wanted to do next. I'm having a good time just reading things that might be interesting to do.

Kurt Russell

I've never looked at my career in terms of, What haven't I done that I want to do? I just generally find a story that I think is a good one and go to work

Kurt Russell

If Quentin Tarantino is your writer-director then you're going to learn the words and your gonna learn why they're the words. You're gonna learn why they're the best words to say.

Kurt Russell

If you have a vision or if you believe the director has a vision, then at least you've got something to talk about, something to try and head to and I think that's mandatory for every director to have to do a good job.

Kurt Russell

I don't really look for specific types of projects any more. I'm not taking care of a career anymore. I'm just having fun acting.

Kurt Russell

Sure I love Goldie. How could you not love Goldie? Everyone loves Goldie. I love her, and I hope our love will continue, but I don't want to give an I-love-Goldie-Hawn interview.

Kurt Russell

You can always tell somebody's sense of humor by if they like this movie or not.

Kurt Russell

I was brought up by two people who just said, Whatever it is you're interested in, go do it. There is no winning or losing. You find out when you do it what the experience is.

Kurt Russell

I was brought up as a Republican. But when I realized that at the end of the day there wasn't much difference between a Democrat and Republican, I became a libertarian.

Kurt Russell

I'm a libertarian. I think a lot of people are libertarians and are afraid to admit it - or don't know.

Kurt Russell

I'm a reasonable guy, but I've just experienced some very unreasonable things.

Kurt Russell

When you think you're good, you will play at that level. If you doubt yourself, you will play like crap.

Kurt Russell

I wasn't really serious about acting - I was serious about baseball

Kurt Russell

I know I come off differently than I think of myself. I'm always surprised by what people say about me.

Kurt Russell

We all do that thing which is the best in movies - we relate.

Kurt Russell

For guys playing sports at a high level, for money, I can't put my finger on it, but in a man's world of sport, there is something visceral to beating another man.

Kurt Russell

I got a kick out of the stands when they would heckle me. I would take the energy from that.

Kurt Russell

Acting was something that just came along. But I made good money, so it wasn't something I was just going to put aside and pretend it didn't exist.

Kurt Russell

I wasn't really serious about acting - I was serious about baseball.

Kurt Russell

I no longer look at my life and times in the motion picture industry as my career. I just look at it now as something I like and want to do.

Kurt Russell

We are in a democratic society. It's our job to question.

Kurt Russell

I do get cynical, but what can you do? It doesn't make any difference.

Kurt Russell

I've never looked at my career in terms of, What haven't I done that I want to do? I just generally find a story that I think is a good one and go to work.

Kurt Russell

I played professional level sports. When you're playing for money, it's a whole other level.

Kurt Russell

I started playing ball when I was a kid. My dad was a pro ball player and he passed on his knowledge to me.

Kurt Russell

I usually hang out on the set. I get to know everybody. I have a nice time with the other actors.

Kurt Russell

I seem to have a knack for picking movies that go on to be cult favorites.

Kurt Russell

If I see one side of somebody, I want to see the other side.

Kurt Russell

I don't really look for specific types of projects any more. I'm not taking care of a career anymore. I'm just having fun acting.

Kurt Russell

When you first are in front of the camera as a young person, you'd be surprised at all the insecurities you can get.

Kurt Russell

Society questions the police and their methods, and the police say, Do you want the criminals off the street or not?

Kurt Russell

If it hadn't been for the videocassette, I may not have had a career at all.

Kurt Russell

When you think you're good, you will play at that level. If you doubt yourself, you will play like crap.

Kurt Russell

Human beings, from their own point of view, are very different than what people see.

Kurt Russell

I always look forward to working with Goldie because she's a great person to work with.

Kurt Russell

We all are capable of many different emotions and behaviors and thoughts and abilities and the way we sometimes respond to something is just very, it could be very, very different. You can one day feel this way, and the next day, feel that way.

Kurt Russell