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18 quotations by Alan Alda

QuoteYou wouldn't want to be called a sell-out by selling a product. Selling out was frowned on, whereas now you can major in it at business school.Quote

QuoteYou have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you'll discover will be wonderful. What you'll discover is yourself.Quote

QuoteYou can't get there by bus, only by hard work and risk and by not quite knowing what you're doing. What you'll discover will be wonderful. What you'll discover will be yourself.Quote

QuoteWhen people are laughing, they're generally not killing one another.Quote

QuoteWhen does she do all this thinking? We're together all the time but she thinks deeply about things and with feeling and she can remember the facts. We've been married 48 years.Quote

QuoteThe creative is the place where no one else has ever been. You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition.Quote

QuoteNo man or woman of the humblest sort can really be strong, gentle and good, without the world being better for it, without somebody being helped and comforted by the very existence of that goodness.Quote

QuoteNever Have Your Dog Stuffed is really advice to myself, a reminder to myself not to avoid change or uncertainty, but to go with it, to surf into change.Quote

QuoteLaugh at yourself, but don't ever aim your doubt at yourself. Be bold. When you embark for strange places, don't leave any of yourself safely on shore. Have the nerve to go into unexplored territory.Quote

QuoteIt isn't necessary to be rich and famous to be happy. It's only necessary to be rich.Quote

QuoteI've never tried to manipulate my image.Quote

QuoteI'm in the real world, some people try to steal from me, and I stop them, frequently, take them to court. I love a good lawsuit. It's fun.Quote

QuoteI think the audience was aware that even when it was farcical, there was the sense that at some level this was about real experience.Quote

QuoteI found I wasn't asking good enough questions because I assumed I knew something. I would box them into a corner with a badly formed question, and they didn't know how to get out of it. Now, I let them take me through it step by step, and I listen.Quote

QuoteHere's my Golden Rule for a tarnished age: Be fair with others, but keep after them until they're fair with you.Quote

QuoteBe fair with others, but then keep after them until they're fair with you.Quote

QuoteBe as smart as you can, but remember that it is always better to be wise than to be smart.Quote

QuoteAlmost everybody that's well-known gets tagged with a nickname.Quote