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Alan Alda

Top 10 Alan Alda Quotes,  American
Total Quotes : 126
Intelligence Remember

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

- Alan Alda

Your Come Them

Begin challenging your assumptions. Your assumptions are the windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in awhile or the light won't come in.

- Alan Alda

Inspirational Enough Been

Be brave enough to live life creatively. The creative place where no one else has ever been.

- Alan Alda

Own Come Them

Begin challenging your own assumptions. Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in while, or the light won't come in.

- Alan Alda

Keep Until Them

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

- Alan Alda

Here Rule Them

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

- Alan Alda

Everybody Well Known

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

- Alan Alda

Everyone Famous Made

I had never really wanted to be famous. Everyone is supposed to want to be rich and famous, but as a boy I never knew what rich was, and the first view I had of famous made me leery.

- Alan Alda

Strong Alive Preference

I have a strong preference for being alive.

- Alan Alda

Play Real People Ever

All I've ever tried to do is play real people.

- Alan Alda

Seeing Actor Shows

Backstage life is terrific training for an actor, seeing shows from the wings.

- Alan Alda

Young Give Amount

Awards can give you a tremendous amount of encouragement to keep getting better, no matter how young or old you are.

- Alan Alda

Woman Tide Against

Marie Curie is my hero. Few people have accomplished something so rare - changing science. And as hard as that is, she had to do it against the tide of the culture at the time - the prejudice against her as a foreigner, because she was born in Poland and worked in France. And the prejudice against her as a woman.

- Alan Alda

Through Asking Badly

I 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.

- Alan Alda

Waiting May Side

I know there's a creative side to artists to - pardon me - there's a creative side to scientists already, but there may be an artistic side, too, waiting to break free.

- Alan Alda

Giving Awards Shows

Awards shows mainly publicize the people giving the awards.

- Alan Alda

Grandchildren Fix

I fix my grandchildren's computers.

- Alan Alda

Woman Next Plane

I sat next to a young woman on a plane once who bombarded me for five hours with how she had decided to be born again and so should I. I told her I was glad for her, but I hadn't used up being born the first time.

- Alan Alda

Loved Always His

I always loved Sid Caesar and all the people on his program.

- Alan Alda

TV Compare Communicate

I don't watch that much TV, so I can't compare one show to another. When I watch television, I watch people talking to one another usually or a science show where they show me microbes, you know. Microbes actually communicate quite a bit, and so there's a lot of talking going on.

- Alan Alda