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    Albanians, we tan well! I don't burn; I bake.
    — Action Bronson
    I'm not just a normal guy. I'm a gymnast.
    — Action Bronson
    I'm a born athlete. Weight-lifting is in my blood. I used to do the powerlifting thing. I gained a little weight, but I still got it; I'm mad built.
    — Action Bronson
    tags: blood 
     
    Anything that catches my ear, I'm into. Things that are different, that change what you're listening to.
    — Action Bronson
    tags: listening 
     
    I don't really do playlists. I don't know how to make a playlist, honestly.
    — Action Bronson
    Whenever I cook, I think of Spanish music, so I always have to listen to some sort of salsa. It gets your body going.
    — Action Bronson
    tags: body  music 
     
    The first rappers I ever got into were Wu-Tang, Mobb Deep, and Nas. Those are the guys. Those are the dudes that flipped my wig.
    — Action Bronson
    Did I collect baseball cards? I've got 10 books full of plastic in my mother's house. All the Upper Decks, the Fleers, the Fleer Ultras. My grandfather brought me to the trade shows. I collected Marvel cards, too.
    — Action Bronson
    tags: book  mother  baseball 
     
    I'm still a huge Yankees fan. Growing up, Jeter was my guy, but Bernie Williams was my favorite player.
    — Action Bronson
    I'm not the type of guy to go so deep with the concept songs, but there's deep thought in everything. Maybe it's not just a repetitive hook telling you what the song is about - you have to use your brain a little bit.
    — Action Bronson
    tags: thoughts  brain  song 
     
    Penmanship means a lot to me. I don't have cursive penmanship, though. I've created my own penmanship. It's very clear. Everyone can read it. I write things down all day long.
    — Action Bronson
    tags: write  read 
     
    I don't put people down. I build people up. That's how I always wanna be looked at.
    — Action Bronson
    tags: people 
     
    I could never change the overall feel of my music. That's why people like me - I don't follow trends, and I don't follow crowds.
    — Action Bronson
    tags: people  music 
     
    I'm an honorable human being. I know what to do and what not to do, and if I'm wrong, I always apologize. I'm a big enough man to do that.
    — Action Bronson
    tags: men  human  wrong 
     
    You have to take control of your own life, your own destiny, and your own careers. You can't leave everything up to someone else, 'cause then you can look at them and blame them.
    — Action Bronson
    tags: control  career 
     
    I'm into heavy duty, psychedelic, foreign music. That's what I like listening to.
    — Action Bronson
    tags: listening  music 
     
    I get inspired in certain places. You have to write in places like Amsterdam or Paris or New Zealand, when you're standing on a yacht, looking out at the middle of the ocean.
    — Action Bronson
    tags: ocean  write 
     
    I worked on the line, I've been an executive chef, I've worked for the Mets, I've worked for various steakhouses, vegetarian restaurants, a lot of Middle Eastern stuff. I've worked my fair share of a lot of different things. I've worked at festivals and street fairs, you know? I've been through it all.
    — Action Bronson
    tags: shares 
     
    I'm naturally a nice person. I'm not trying to have any problems with people. I'm done with the drama and trouble. I want a stress-free life.
    — Action Bronson
    tags: people  problem  drama 
     
    My mother pretty much raised me to be a free spirit. Anything my father would say, she would tell me, 'No, it's like this.'
    — Action Bronson
    tags: spirit  father  mother 
     
    Everything is creative. It's all relative to me. No matter what, you've gotta use your imagination, use your senses.
    — Action Bronson
    I don't wanna be preached to. Unless it's in a beautiful voice, I don't want that.
    — Action Bronson
    tags: beautiful 
     
    My childhood was great, honestly. I have all these incredible memories of my childhood. I was an only child. I always had all my cousins around. I had my grandparents around. I had my parents around. I had my uncles around - whatever.
    — Action Bronson
    I'm gonna be honest. I don't care about much. I care about people liking my music. I made it very far without nothing being on radio.
    — Action Bronson
    tags: people  care  music 
     
    I hope I have a long career, but I really don't think about the future like that. I live, like, for right now, honestly. I take it however it comes.
    — Action Bronson
    tags: live  future  right  career  hope 
     
    I guess I am a rapper. It's weird to be called that, or tell someone that's your profession.
    — Action Bronson
    tags: profession 
     
    The best rappers I know are, like, air-conditioner men.
    — Action Bronson
    tags: men 
     
    I'm rap's vigilante. I'm out for justice.
    — Action Bronson
    tags: justice 
     
    I'm a piece of work, man. I will do what I want, at all times, always. Nobody's going to persuade me one way or another. I can't be persuaded. I take criticism, I listen, I analyze, but at the end of the day, I make the decisions. Because that's the way I started, and that's the way I'm going to finish.
    — Action Bronson
    tags: criticism  time  men  work  decision 
     
    I've started getting acclimated to writing on the road and on the spot. I just let whatever I feel at the time come out, instead of really sitting there and taking days to write just one song.
    — Action Bronson
    tags: time  song  writing  write 
     
    I don't ever have the pressure of making a hit, because I've never had a hit song, per se. The closest thing to a hit song was 'Shiraz,' and it's not your prototypical hit song, with a catchy hook and all this other stuff.
    — Action Bronson
    tags: song 
     
    The restaurant business is something that you have to treat like a baby. You have to constantly be there. You can't trust it to anybody else, because no one's going to love it like you do.
    — Action Bronson
    tags: trust  business 
     
    If I would make a song dedicated to any woman, it would have to be my mom because, you know, she's been there since I came out of her. She would have to be the one... my mom or my daughter.
    — Action Bronson
    tags: women  song  daughter 
     
    When I think of influential females in hip-hop, my mind goes to Foxy Brown, hands down.
    — Action Bronson
    tags: mind 
     
    I don't even remember the last time I bought an album, honestly.
    — Action Bronson
    tags: time 
     
    You can make a hit song in 15 minutes. I don't know about someone else's song, but songs that people like of mine, I've created in 15 minutes or less.
    — Action Bronson
    tags: people  song 
     
    New York was at the forefront of rap, so because of all the great people who have gone before me, being a rapper from Queens, I have to live up to those standards. I'm basically just a regular guy who says what he feels and likes to joke. I like long walks on the beach... and I love rap.
    — Action Bronson
    tags: people  live  gone  standard 
     
    My 9-year-old daughter can recite every line from 'Easy Rider,' and that is not an easy song to do. She raps all of Nicki Minaj and everything; she's dope. She has my musical ear for sure. She sings, and she's beautiful. It's very powerful.
    — Action Bronson
    I'm the Bjorn Boerg of table tennis.
    — Action Bronson
    I'm a championship handball player. I'm a championship softball and baseball player. I used to be an extremely talented center in high school in football. I also dabbled in lacrosse and soccer. I'm really good at billiards, darts, shuffleboard.
    — Action Bronson
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