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26 Insightful Quotes By Nick Nolte

Famous As: American Actor Best Known for His Films: ‘The Prince of Tides’, ‘Affliction’ and ‘Warrior'
Born On: February 8, 1941
Born In: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Age: 81 Years

Nick Nolte is an American actor, author, producer and a former model. He bagged in the ‘Golden Globe Award’ and earned the ‘Academy Award’ nomination for his role in ‘The Prince of Tides.’ He was also nominated for an ‘Academy Award’ for his performance in ‘Warrior’ and ‘Affliction.’ He earned a ‘Golden Globe Award’ nomination for ‘Graves.’ Some of his other noteworthy film credits include ‘North Dallas Forty,’ ‘The Thin Red Line,’ ‘The Deep,’ ’48 Hrs,’ ‘Who’ll Stop The Rain,’ ‘Hulk,’ ‘A Walk in the Woods,’ ‘Over the Hedge,’ ‘Angel Has Fallen.’ Browse through famous quotes by Nick Nolte on feelings, resistance, change, life, love, struggle, survival, money, people, beauty, mother, acting, career, service, success, etc.

No one wants to spend too long inside their own darkness.

No one wants to spend too long inside their own darkness.

Nick Nolte
Just because your wife schmoozes with somebody too much, you can't go throwing the kids out with the bath water! And that's the way the law's tied up right now.

Just because your wife schmoozes with somebody too much, you can't go throwing the kids out with the bath water! And that's the way the law's tied up right now.

Nick Nolte
It's failure, really, that you grow by, although nobody likes to experience it.

It's failure, really, that you grow by, although nobody likes to experience it.

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In fact, a child is not even considered a human being.

In fact, a child is not even considered a human being.

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I've made a lot of mistakes and I don't regret any of them. Sometimes that's the only way you learn.

I've made a lot of mistakes and I don't regret any of them. Sometimes that's the only way you learn.

Nick Nolte
I'm not much of a song-and-dance man.

I'm not much of a song-and-dance man.

Nick Nolte
I should really be retired. But then you find out how much you get in retirement. I don't know how you make it. It's really rough!

I should really be retired. But then you find out how much you get in retirement. I don't know how you make it. It's really rough!

Nick Nolte
I never felt comfortable in real life very well. It's always been an awkward kind of thing for me.

I never felt comfortable in real life very well. It's always been an awkward kind of thing for me.

Nick Nolte
I don't see myself stopping, even though it gets harder and harder. Especially when you find out that you can't really compromise because of age.

I don't see myself stopping, even though it gets harder and harder. Especially when you find out that you can't really compromise because of age.

Nick Nolte
First make peace inside yourself.

First make peace inside yourself.

Nick Nolte
Everything has a purpose, even this, and it's up to you to find it.

Everything has a purpose, even this, and it's up to you to find it.

Nick Nolte
Every generation will be challenged morally once in their life about its government, and they will have to say where they stand.

Every generation will be challenged morally once in their life about its government, and they will have to say where they stand.

Nick Nolte
Even though I play guitar, I don't do it publicly.

Even though I play guitar, I don't do it publicly.

Nick Nolte
Early on I decided that I was going to lie to the press. The best approach to talking about my personal life was to lie.

Early on I decided that I was going to lie to the press. The best approach to talking about my personal life was to lie.

Nick Nolte
Death isn't sad. The sad thing is: most people don't live at all.

Death isn't sad. The sad thing is: most people don't live at all.

Nick Nolte
Class isn't something you buy. Look at you ... you've got on a $500 suit and you're still a low life.

Class isn't something you buy. Look at you ... you've got on a $500 suit and you're still a low life.

Nick Nolte
Birth is violent, and out of that violence is our only chance of rebirth.

Birth is violent, and out of that violence is our only chance of rebirth.

Nick Nolte
Asking for forgiveness is just one of the most painful kind of experiences.

Asking for forgiveness is just one of the most painful kind of experiences.

Nick Nolte
A warrior is not about perfection or victory or invulnerability. He's about absolute vulnerability.

A warrior is not about perfection or victory or invulnerability. He's about absolute vulnerability.

Nick Nolte
A career in acting, it's a learning process.

A career in acting, it's a learning process.

Nick Nolte
In another couple of generations, we're really gonna see the effect of this single-parent raising. And I think that's the problem. That's the disconnect. That's the miscommunication.

In another couple of generations, we're really gonna see the effect of this single-parent raising. And I think that's the problem. That's the disconnect. That's the miscommunication.

Nick Nolte
If you do have limitations, then you have to find out what they are. And if you find out what they are and avoid them, then they aren't limiting anymore.

If you do have limitations, then you have to find out what they are. And if you find out what they are and avoid them, then they aren't limiting anymore.

Nick Nolte
I never liked the Oscars. They didn't do too much for me at all. I felt like a big, vulnerable hunk of baloney being used to sell some products.

I never liked the Oscars. They didn't do too much for me at all. I felt like a big, vulnerable hunk of baloney being used to sell some products.

Nick Nolte

I have a lot of scars, man. My mother said that a man is not a man unless he has a scar on his face. And what she meant by a scar was some kind of battle that you had to go through, whether it was psychological or physical. To her, a scar was actually beautiful and not something that marred you.

Nick Nolte

I never felt comfortable in real life very well. It's always been an awkward kind of thing for me and so when I hit the stage I just sensed freedom. I sensed here's a place that I can have all the experiences of life and not feel uncomfortable about it.

Nick Nolte

If you're older you want to tell stories about the pool of human life and living and to communicate, not only to your age group but to do an age group that can begin to understand, that has enough experience of life far beyond the taste of life.

Nick Nolte