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    We are in a democratic society. It's our job to question.
    — Kurt Russell
    tags: society  job  questions 
     
    The legs feed the wolf.
    — 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
    tags: learn  dreams 
     
    I got a kick out of the stands when they would heckle me. I would take the energy from that.
    — Kurt Russell
    tags: energy 
     
    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 hate giving away tricks, you have to create an impression and not an image. You want audiences to look at certain places and not look at other places. And when you've got the help of modern-day abilities with technology, it's a much more natural look.
    — Kurt Russell
    tags: hate  giving  help  technology 
     
    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
    tags: career 
     
    Baseball shaded my entire outlook on life, because that's how I first saw the world. I looked at everything, even today, through what I learned about the game. Like pacing yourself, focusing yourself, preparing yourself for what you want to do, keeping yourself healthy for the game. I do all that through the eyes of a ballplayer.
    — Kurt Russell
    tags: world  eyes  healthy  games  baseball 
     
    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
    tags: kids 
     
    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
    tags: hope 
     
    You can always tell somebody's sense of humor by if they like this movie or not.
    — Kurt Russell
    tags: humor  movie 
     
    I think I've done a lot of movies that people would like to have seen a sequel to. But I grew up in a time when we didn't do sequels. You just did a movie because you wanted to do a movie and you wanted to tell a story. It wasn't to build a franchise.
    — Kurt Russell
    tags: time  people  movie  stories 
     
    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
    tags: libertarian 
     
    I know I come off differently than I think of myself. I'm always surprised by what people say about me.
    — Kurt Russell
    tags: people 
     
    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
    All movies are different, all movies have their own life.
    — Kurt Russell
    tags: movie 
     
    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
    tags: doubt 
     
    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 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
    tags: time  career 
     
    I wasn't really serious about acting - I was serious about baseball
    — Kurt Russell
    tags: baseball 
     
    If I see one side of somebody, I want to see the other side.
    — Kurt Russell
    I seem to have a knack for picking movies that go on to be cult favorites.
    — Kurt Russell
    tags: movie 
     
    Society questions the police and their methods, and the police say, Do you want the criminals off the street or not?
    — 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
    tags: believe  job  vision 
     
    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
    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
    tags: time  career  reading 
     
    Human beings, from their own point of view, are very different than what people see.
    — Kurt Russell
    tags: people  human 
     
    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
    tags: time  work  worth 
     
    I do get cynical, but what can you do? It doesn't make any difference.
    — 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
    tags: men  world  money 
     
    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
    tags: fun  care  career 
     
    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
    tags: money 
     
    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
    tags: learn 
     
    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
    tags: people  young 
     
    I'm not a good collector.
    — 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
    tags: work  care  vision 
     
    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
    tags: year 
     
    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
    tags: thoughts  emotion 
     
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