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    You're tearing me apart!
    — Jimmy Dean
    Live fast, die young, leave a good looking corpse.
    — Jimmy Dean
    tags: live  young  die 
     
    Take it easy driving" the life you save may be mine.
    — Jimmy Dean
    If a man can bridge the gap between life and death,if he can live after he's died, then maybe he was a great man. Immortality is the only true success.
    — Jimmy Dean
    tags: men  live  true  immortality  success 
     
    Dream as if you will live forever; Live as if you will die today.
    — Jimmy Dean
    tags: live  die  dreams 
     
    I can't let in the light.It will destroy my performance like light destroys film.
    — Jimmy Dean
    tags: film 
     
    An actor should be judged by his performance only.
    — Jimmy Dean
    I'm a serious-minded and intense little devil, terribly gauche and so tense I don't see how people stay in the same room with me. I know I wouldn't tolerate myself.
    — Jimmy Dean
    tags: people  devil 
     
    The cinema is a very truthful medium because the camera doesn't let you get away with anything. On stage, you can even loaf a little, if you're so inclined.
    — Jimmy Dean
    tags: media 
     
    My purpose in life does not include a hankering to charm society.
    — Jimmy Dean
    tags: society  charm 
     
    Death can't be considered because, if you're afraid to die, there's no room in your life to make discoveries.
    — Jimmy Dean
    tags: death  discovery  die  afraid 
     
    You can do 'Hamlet' while performing cartwheels... as long as the audience sees your eyes - you can make the performance real.
    — Jimmy Dean
    tags: eyes  real 
     
    But you can't show some far off idyllic conception of behavior if you want the kids to come and see the picture. You've got to show what it's really like, and try to reach them on their own grounds.
    — Jimmy Dean
    tags: kids 
     
    Trust and belief are two prime considerations. You must not allow yourself to be opinionated.
    — Jimmy Dean
    tags: belief  trust 
     
    The only greatness for man is immortality.
    — Jimmy Dean
    When an actor plays a scene exactly the way a director orders, it isn't acting. It's following instructions. Anyone with the physical qualifications can do that.
    — Jimmy Dean
    Studying cows, pigs and chickens can help an actor develop his character. There are a lot of things I learned from animals. One was that they couldn't hiss or boo me.
    — Jimmy Dean
    tags: animals  character  help 
     
    Being an actor is the loneliest thing in the world. You are all alone with your concentration and imagination, and that's all you have.
    — Jimmy Dean
    tags: world  alone  imagination 
     
    I want to be a Texan 24 hours a day.
    — Jimmy Dean
    Being a good actor isn't easy. Being a man is even harder. I want to be both before I'm done.
    — Jimmy Dean
    tags: men 
     
    The gratification comes in the doing, not in the results.
    — Jimmy Dean
    I also became close to nature, and am now able to appreciate the beauty with which this world is endowed.
    — Jimmy Dean
    To me, acting is the most logical way for people's neuroses to manifest themselves, in this great need we all have to express ourselves.
    — Jimmy Dean
    To grasp the full significance of life is the actor's duty; to interpret it his problem; and to express it his dedication.
    — Jimmy Dean
    I think the one thing this picture shows that's new is the psychological disproportion of the kids' demands on the parents. Parents are often at fault, but the kids have some work to do, too.
    — Jimmy Dean
    tags: work  parent  kids 
     
    You try to be yourself, do only what you've always done and like to do, and right away, you're tagged as an oddball.
    — Jimmy Dean
    tags: right 
     
    To my way of thinking, an actor's course is set even before he's out of the cradle.
    — Jimmy Dean
    tags: thinking 
     
    There is no way to be truly great in this world. We are all impaled on the crook of conditioning.
    — Jimmy Dean
    tags: world 
     
    An actor must interpret life, and in order to do so must be willing to accept all the experiences life has to offer. In fact, he must seek out more of life than life puts at his feet.
    — Jimmy Dean
    tags: experience  facts 
     
    Only the gentle are ever really strong.
    — Jimmy Dean
    tags: strong 
     
    Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.
    — Jimmy Dean
    tags: live  forever  die  dreams 
     
    Racing is the only time I feel whole.
    — Jimmy Dean
    tags: time 
     
    I used to help my granddaddy make sausage. He would mix it up in a cleaned-out washtub with his hands, no gloves. Man, if we did anything like that today, they would jack the jail up and throw us under it.
    — Jimmy Dean
    tags: men  help 
     
    Somebody said he came from New Orleans, where he got in a fight over a Cajun queen. And a crushing blow from a huge right hand, sent a Louisiana fella to the Promised Land.
    — Jimmy Dean
    tags: fight  right 
     
    A lot of things I am, and a lot of things I am not. But I think I'm about as good an American as there is. I love this country. It's been very, very good to me. And it will be good to anybody if they are willing to give of themselves.
    — Jimmy Dean
    tags: american 
     
    I won't go hunting with you, Jake, but I'll go chasing women.
    — Jimmy Dean
    tags: women 
     
    God is bigger than people think.
    — Jimmy Dean
    tags: people  god 
     
    I've seen so many people in this business that made a fortune. They get old and broke and can't make any money. I tell you something... no one's going to play a benefit for Jimmy Dean.
    — Jimmy Dean
    tags: people  business  money 
     
    I made more money yesterday than I ever thought I'd make in an entire lifetime. But it's like somebody's going to take it all away from me and I'll be back in Texas, installing them damned irrigation wells. I didn't like that when I was sixteen. And I know I wouldn't like it when I'm eighty.
    — Jimmy Dean
    tags: thoughts  money 
     
    Be yourself. Because if people don't like you as you are, they're not going to like you as somebody you're trying to be.
    — Jimmy Dean
    tags: people 
     
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    jimmy dean
    Birth    : August 10, 1928
    Death  : June 13, 2010
    Occupation  : Singer

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