Words matter. These are the best Guy Quotes from famous people such as Michael Phelps, Shemar Moore, James Newton Howard, A. J. Green, Jim Kelly, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
I’m a Dunkin’ Donuts kind of guy. I also like Cadbury’s.
You know, I don’t play the race card a lot. I’m half-black, half-white, and I’m proud of – my skin is brown. The world sees me as a black man, but my mother didn’t raise me as a black man. She didn’t raise me as a white guy.
I joined Elton John’s band in ’75. He not only allowed me to play the electronic keyboard on his albums, he also let me do the orchestrations. Then I left the band and started producing records. I was not really a popular kind of hit music guy. I was attracted to more esoteric things.
My game is not always built off speed, it’s just my craft to where I can run routes and get in-and-out of my breaks as a big guy keeps me at a consistent level for a long time.
I started out real young as a tight end, but I was never getting the football. I knew when I played basketball, I loved to have control of the ball. When I played baseball, I was a pitcher. I always wanted to be the guy throwing the passes and making a difference, I guess.
My mother told me Homer Ditto was not my father. Nope. Mom had had a fling with some other guy who was my dad. Some dude who didn’t stick around too long who Mom was happy to get rid of. She chose Homer, and Homer chose me, so he lent me his name even though I didn’t have his blood.
I’ve always been perceived as a tough guy.
You know, T can stand for anything. T stand for working hard. T stand for loving thy neighbor. T stand for feeding the hungry. T stand for just working, working, working, being happy on the set, you know, lifting everybody’s spirits. T stands for just a nice guy.
I am who I am, and I think I have a good nature, by and large. But if someone takes advantage of that good nature, well then, you know, I’m not that nice a guy.
I’d rather be a guy that can build a house or fix a car than be able to walk like a ballet dancer.
‘Castle’ is a guy living in a fantasy world. He’s in his imagination, writing these stories of murder.
I remember, I was at the house with my oldest son and I got that call from Johnny Ace. You know that call. Johnny was the guy that hired me, fired me and hired me back, which was kind of cool. But I was just fired, everything stopped, my whole world stopped.
I am that guy who will say things that people seem to think is a little edgy, a little racy.
My dad’s a very shrewd, clever guy.
Batman is basically an ordinary guy who had something tragic happen to him when he was young.
I never try and play a bad guy to be bad and to be brutal and to be nasty and vicious, because I think you’re going to be very cliche there. You know, you’ve got to find the truth in that character and what he believes in. It just happens that, you know, he’s wrong.
‘Cat?’ ‘Cat’ can be anybody from the guy in the gutter to a lawyer, doctor, the biggest man to the lowest man, but if he’s in there with a good heart and enjoy the same music together, he’s a cat.
My ambition, a long time ago, was to be a film music writer. A compromise then was to be the guy who wrote songs for a band and played slide guitar. Then the singer didn’t turn up for an audition, and I was the only one who knew the words. That was it – bingo! Life took a different course.
Oh, I’m a Mopar guy. There’s no doubt about it.
I was really good at being a bad guy; I like that role. Not being bad to people – just talking bad.
The great joy of doing ‘The Daily Show’ for me is that I get to sit on the fence between cultures. I am commenting on the absurdity of both sides as an outsider and insider. Sometimes I’m playing the brown guy, and sometimes I’m not, but the best stuff I do always goes back to being a brown kid in a white world.
I never wanted to be the guy people looked at. I don’t think of myself as being a celebrity; it’s too mortifying.
I remember having an argument with Alan, I said the Queen’s not just going to call the guy up and send him out to do it. And Alan says, well, how would a monarch give orders to her assassin.
Whatever I lack in size and strength and speed, I kind of make up for in being grittier. When it comes to something like basketball I’m definitely not the best guy on the court, but I love elbowing and pushing people out or boxing them out.
I’ve got eighteen-year-old twins that need to go to college, so there’s still a financial issue, but I could retire tomorrow and just count ducks by the side of the lake, and that would be just fine by me. I’m not a high-energy guy.
One day a guy tried to rob me on the street, and I had no money. So I charged him.
I’m innocent. I’ve done nothing. I’m a nice guy.
Kindness is the No. 1 quality I look for in a man. You can see in how he treats anyone – from a CEO to a housekeeper – and it’s a reflection of how nice a guy is. Funniness and confidence come after that… When a guy approaches me, it’s fantastic if he can make me laugh.
Who do you think made the first stone spears? The Asperger guy. If you were to get rid of all the autism genetics, there would be no more Silicon Valley.
I’m a good guy with a good heart, and I have good intentions.
I’m not the fastest guy or the quickest guy.
I’ve been a Mac guy for 20 years. Even if I’m having trouble with the latest MacBook Pro, I’m still a Mac guy.
When people say, you know, ‘Good teacher,’ ‘Prophet,’ ‘Really nice guy’… this is not how Jesus thought of Himself. So you’re left with a challenge in that, which is either Jesus was who he said he was or a complete and utter nut case. You have to make a choice on that.
I’m a good crazy. A crazy good guy. Someone who makes the most of life.
I was making a film on Muhammad Ali in 1964, and I went to Miami to film everything around the fight for the world championship with Sonny Liston. I had the good luck of flying down to Miami, and there was one empty seat, and the guy sitting next to this empty seat was Malcolm X.
People be famous for everything other than music and that’s what they really trying to do. But they don’t know once you get famous for being this funny guy, nobody’s going to take you serious as a musician.
I would never want to be a member of a group whose symbol was a guy nailed to two pieces of wood.
I was deeply uncertain of who I was and who I wanted to be. I really thought I wanted to be a much cooler guy than what I was.
I’m a video store guy. I like thumbing through things and holding them.
I’m a fun-loving guy. I enjoy my life. I have a big kid inside me.
I’m a big cardigan sweater guy.
A studio gangster dupes people into believing he’s a tough guy, but in reality he’s the former student body president and member of the National Honor Society. Once Vanilla Ice was fingered as a studio gangster, his career was over. Thank God.
I’m the go-to guy for Mexican priests. I’m the new Barry Fitzgerald, except with a Mexican accent.
I’m a happy guy, but if I’m in a rare dark mood, I won’t go out because I don’t want to be horrible to people.
I’ve never been much of a computer guy at least in terms of playing with computers. Actually until I was about 11 I didn’t use a computer for preparing for games at all. I was playing a bit online, was using the chess club mainly. Now, obviously, the computer is an important tool for me preparing for my games.
I sure am handsome. I can’t lie. This is one handsome guy.
Hollywood constantly wants to label you and type you into a certain category, ‘Oh he’s a comedy guy,’ or the weirdo character guy or the villain.
When I was in school, I was always writing scripts and dressing up as characters. I’d constantly be that guy who’d get up on stage. I used to write imaginary TV shows, like soap operas, for fun.
If anybody’s getting a shot, somebody’s getting a shot against me because I’m the guy to beat.
I feel like I’m an inside guy, I feel like I’m a three-tech or nose tackle.
I was walking in the park and this guy waved at me. Then he said, ‘I’m sorry, I thought you were someone else.’ I said, ‘I am.’
I’ve sat in sushi bars, really fine ones, and I know how hard this guy worked, how proud he is. I know you don’t need sauce. I know he doesn’t even want you to pour sauce. And I’ve seen customers come in and do that, and I’ve seen him, as stoic as he tries to remain, I’ve seen him die a little inside.
I don’t like lyrics that are just thrown together, that were obviously written as you went along, or the song was already written and the guy made up the lyrics in five minutes.
If I loved a guy as much as I love my dog, the guy would be in serious trouble. Because I’m all over that dog, all the time.
I know him as Terry. Hulk Hogan has probably done more for wrestling than anybody has. He got Hollywood involved in wrestling. Hogan was a big guy, but that big ol’ guy could move, and he knew how to get those people going. He had it all. He got pro wrestling to a whole new level.
When a guy tells me I’m cute, it’s not something desirable. Cute is more like what you want your pet to be.
No guy – and I mean no guy – should wear a bikini bottom.
Only the guy who isn’t rowing has time to rock the boat.
Racism is taught in the home. We agree on that? Well, it’s very hard to teach racism to a teenager who’s listening to rap music and who idolizes, say, Snoop Dogg. It’s hard to say, ‘That guy is less than you.’ The kid is like, ‘I like that guy, he’s cool. How is he less than me?
I’m not sure it’s a better music world of appreciation and performance. I think the listener is a different guy, and listening is something he does in passing, with other stuff going on. There’s less care and understanding of the relationship between the song and the listener.
My mom passed away a day before high school started, and her dream was for me to be a full rock and roll guy, and play drums in a band.
I’m still a huge Yankees fan. Growing up, Jeter was my guy, but Bernie Williams was my favorite player.
Not that I want to put the entire rap music style down – I just don’t like it. And I know somewhere there’s gotta be another guy like that. There’s gotta be a guy just like that – just like me. There’s gotta be somebody, somewhere… Maybe, maybe an assassin type.
If a guy hits .300 every year, what does he have to look forward to? I always tried to stay around .190, with three or four RBI. And I tried to get them all in September. That way I always had something to talk about during the winter.
Donald has a deep and unbounding determination and a never-give-up attitude. I have seen him fight for years to get a project done – or even started – and he does not give up! If you want someone to fight for you and your country, I can assure you, he is the ‘guy.’
I’m tough when I have to be, tender when I should be. When you find a really tough guy, he’s not a predator. He doesn’t have to prove himself. Guys who have to pretend to be tough, they ain’t. I’m tough.
You know, I’m kind of a wild crazy workaholic guy.
I was trying to prove people wrong who said I wasn’t a good guy, and I was trying to be the person that other people thought I was – people who loved our band thought I was a god.
When you snatch little pieces of other people’s lives and try to palm them off as your own, that’s more disgusting than anything. Robin Williams is a huge thief. Denis Leary is a huge thief. His whole stand-up career is based on Bill Hicks, a brilliant guy who died years ago.
Even though wrestling is getting more popular – wrestling being more popular than it was five years ago is like being the nicest guy in prison, it’s not a huge compliment, but it’s still taking place.
That first year I was in Ring of Honor, maybe it wasn’t even a year, I was wearing the trucker hat thing and wearing John Deere stuff because I felt like part of what made me different from a lot of guys was that I was kind of a good ol’ boy and a southern type of guy.
If you’re the handsome white guy, you tend to get cast as guys who are meant to be convincing in their jobs. What I’ve been fortunate enough to do, whether it’s playing a certified idiot on ’30 Rock’ or a weirdo in ‘Bridesmaids,’ is play against that in a lot of ways.
I got spoiled on ‘Breaking Bad.’ Playing the same guy for four or five seasons, you get to really explore who the character is.
Although I love this kind of comedy, sometimes I feel trapped by always having to be the most outrageous guy in the room. In particular, I’m working on trying not to be that guy in my private life.
I’m a happy guy. I like to joke around. I’m irreverent. I love my family; I love my son. I was very happy with and proud of the birth of my son. I grew up a lot after he was born. I’m just an easy and happy guy.
The jiu-jitsu my father created was for the smaller guy to beat the bigger guy.
My father, he was like the rock, the guy you went to with every problem.
I always say, to this day, that the Air Jordan guy was great and God bless him. But I’ll always just remember Michael, the guy.
When you’re a chill, laid back guy, you maybe have more pent-up frustration, anger, bitterness, than maybe somebody a little wilder would have.
I’m a very humble guy, but of course I think I’m dope.
Jesus is a half-naked guy, hanging, nailed to a cross, and then people wear that around their neck, and then those are the people that are upset about violence in movies.
I couldn’t care less if the guy I’m guarding has HIV. I’m going to slam him anyway.
Seve Ballesteros was the best trouble-shot player who ever lived. It didn’t matter how far in the woods you put that guy, he’d find a way to get out. But Seve inadvertently put a lot of big numbers on the scorecards of average players, because he inspired them to take dumb chances.
I believe that a scientist looking at nonscientific problems is just as dumb as the next guy.
I’m a normal guy.
I have the most loyal fans that have been with me since I was 19 years old, when I was just a young guy becoming a world champion.
I can remember me and my cousin always fighting. He was a big Bulls and Michael Jordan guy.
I try to surround myself with people smarter than me – if I’m the smartest guy in the room, I change rooms.
I’m just a guy. There’s nothing special about me.
Around the courthouse when defense lawyers are chatting about their cases, the only question they ask each other is can you put your guy on the stand? Those conversations always assume the defendant is guilty. The question is just about the degree of difficulty in presenting a defense.
When I do a voiceover now, there are always a few people I’ve borrowed bits off, whether it’s their hats or facial hair, who’ll say: ‘That’s so funny; it’s obviously based on this guy.’ You think, ‘It ain’t: it’s you.’ Actors never think characters are based on them.
I met Will Smith twice. I didn’t talk to him for too long but I was trying to let him know that my age group grew up watching him – he was the coolest guy on television and the coolest guy in movies.
Thom Browne, Michael Bastian… all these people that I love, when I finally get to meet them, I’m like, ‘You’re a cool guy!’
I’m six foot four, an all-American guy, and handsome and talented as well!
I would like to be out there every day and be that one steady guy that everybody can lean on.
I’m a funny guy. I want people to laugh. I laugh at myself, I make fun of myself. But at the end of the day everything that I say has a message in it.
My plan is to have a theatre in some small town or something and I’ll be manager. Ill be the crazy old movie guy.
I don’t think a party can aspire to be the majority party if it’s the old white guy party.
I’m a Silicon Valley guy. I just think people from Silicon Valley can do anything.
Everybody wants to have their ‘Breaking Bad.’ It went to Bryan Cranston. It couldn’t have happened to a better guy or a better actor.
I’m not a conventional guy. I’ve never been a conventional guy.
I think Freddie Mercury is probably the best of all time in terms of a rock voice. There was a vulnerability to it, his technical ability was amazing, and so much of his personality would come out through his voice. I’m not even a guy to buy Queen records, really, and I still think he’s one of the best.
For the most part I excel as being the bad guy, and that’s definitely a strong point for me.
I have a new show now called ‘The Bridge,’ where I play a guy who’s a real-life guy. My character’s based on the life of a guy named Craig Bromell who was a cop for 12 years and then became head of the police association, so basically the president of the union for 85,000 cops.
My dad lived a good life. He was a simple guy. His family had been poor, and he joined the Marines to be able to send money home to his mom and dad and brothers and sisters. He genuinely had the intention to live a good life and to respect other people.
I think the moral majority and religious right have been shrinking and having not quite as loud a voice in America, and all of a sudden people are coming to their own realizations going, ‘Joe down the street is gay and he’s a great guy.’
It’s not a lie that I’m a stronger guy than Pau. There’s nothing wrong with that.
I’m an old-school type of guy.
I look like the kind of guy who has a bottle of beer in my hand.
I’m not a guy that sits around and does nothing.
My dad was a very quiet person, and unbelievably tough. But my grandmother gave me my first look at negative thinking to bring about positive results. When I was just a little guy, anytime I came to my grandmother and said I wish for this or that, Grandma would say, ‘If wishes were horses, beggars would ride.’
In certain cultures, they’ll eat an eyeball. I’m never gonna be that guy.
One of the first auditions I had in New York was for a commercial where I had to go in and audition to be a snake charmer… It was either some bank commercial or something where they wanted a guy charming a snake… I remember they wanted to know if I actually knew how to snake charm.
My dad was an immigrant kid and a Democrat and a Jew, and we didn’t know any Republicans in our group. So I grew up Democratic. My dad was a labor lawyer – a very hardworking guy, a one-horse labor lawyer – and then I went to hippie college and lived in the bubble.
With me, I come in the ring and start thinking right away. My thought process is just to put a guy down. I’m like a technician and learn to break it all down – from head to toe.
An optimist is a guy that has never had much experience.
I’m a very moody guy and I need good scripts which excite me.
I’d love to hold a koala. They sleep 22 hours a day, eat eucalyptus leaves and just hang out. I want to spend some time with that guy.
Motivation is everything. You can do the work of two people, but you can’t be two people. Instead, you have to inspire the next guy down the line and get him to inspire his people.
I’m a nice guy – until you get on my bad side.
Someone once said that to make a regular person laugh, you need to dress a guy up like an old lady and push him down the stairs. To make a comedy writer laugh, you have to push a real old lady down the stairs. I don’t know who that’s attributed to. I think it’s Aristophanes. Or Catherine the Great.
When me and my sister were growing up, we just had very different personalities. I was sort of analytical and took myself too seriously, and she was sort of goofy and nuts and full of love – too much love, she had a crush on a different guy every week.
A guy’s biggest style mistake is definitely trying to look too cool. As long as you’ve got a good pair of jeans, a good pair of boots and a few good shirts, you’re fine.
Why waltz with a guy for 10 rounds if you can knock him out in one?
The fact I have alopecia is a unique thing. It lends itself to these very bright, vibrant characters, whether a good guy or a bad guy.
Show me a guy who can’t pitch inside and I’ll show you a loser.
I used to think religion was just more of the same thing. Dump responsibility on the big guy. Now I see an importance in that. It’s a relief to accept that not everything is under your control.
Yeah, we shot ourselves in the foot right out of the gate. The guy who ran it at first misled pretty much everybody about how much capital we had. He said we had enough to go three years without making money, and we had enough to go three weeks.
If a guy doesn’t work hard and doesn’t play well, he can’t lead anything. All he is, is a talker.
When I read the pilot ‘for Married with Children’, it just reminded me of my Uncle Joe… just a self-deprecating kind of guy. He’d come home from work, and the wife would maybe say ‘I ran over the dog this morning in the driveway’. And he would say ‘Fine, what’s for dinner?
I’m a 6’4′ guy who can run every route. I can get in and out of breaks like a 5’10’ guy.
If you can’t play the good guy, sometimes you’ve got to play the villain.
Being the new guy, you’re gonna dress your best every day. When you’re the cool guy, you gonna be like, ‘Ah, I’m the cool guy anyway. I don’t need to dress like that.’
I’m OK with being the Old Spice Guy because before I was the Old Spice Guy I was the guy looking for work on his couch.
I don’t really have a type. I don’t want to be a cliche. But personality is a big thing for me. You can find cute guys all over. But he’s got to have some sort of sense of humor, which is so hard to find in a guy. He’s got to be a bit smart.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You’re on your own, and you know what you know. And you are the guy who’ll decide where to go.
People try to put ownership on things: ‘That’s mine, that’s my joke.’ No such thing. Like if you tripped or stumbled and people go, ‘Oh, that’s Charlie Chaplin.’ You know what I mean? You can’t own a joke. You can be the guy that tells it the best, but you can’t own a joke. Nowhere can you own a laugh.
I’m the most humblest guy you can ever talk to or meet.
I’d rather know a square guy than own a square mile.
I’m a very motivated guy.
I’m a random guy. I shake a hand and make a friend. I don’t do egotistical things.
I’ve had friends who say that they would never forgive cheating, but then they fall in love, the guy cheats, and they forgive him. I don’t know what I would do.
I was working for a chef a long time ago who told me to not skip steps or be in a hurry. Success in a kitchen is more like a marathon and less like a sprint. Rising up the ranks too quickly isn’t necessarily a good thing. This advice was from a guy who was sorry he had done that and didn’t want me to do the same.
Most people, if you live in a big city, you see some form of schizophrenia every day, and it’s always in the form of someone homeless. ‘Look at that guy – he’s crazy. He looks dangerous.’ Well, he’s on the streets because of mental illness. He probably had a job and a home.
I’m standing behind a wall of jokes. You don’t know about my personal life, my girlfriends, or what I do when I’m not on the road. There’s this guy, this comedian, and this is how he thinks, but people really don’t know anything about me.
I’ve given up looking for a boyfriend. That’s not to say I won’t be interested if the right guy comes along. But I’m not in a hurry.
I don’t like to risk – I’m actually not a tough guy at all, make no mistake about it, so I’m not going to do something that I’m scared of. So, if something looks dangerous, at the time I didn’t think it was, because I’m the first person to cower away from a risk of injury if there seems to be one.
I’m an ordinary guy serving an extraordinary God – and that makes the difference.
All the screen cowboys behaved like real gentlemen. They didn’t drink, they didn’t smoke. When they knocked the bad guy down, they always stood with their fists up, waiting for the heavy to get back on his feet. I decided I was going to drag the bad guy to his feet and keep hitting him.
I am a reserved guy and need somebody to pep me up every day, Upsi does that job perfectly. She is very vivacious and outspoken, so we blend very well. We both love travelling, and we have a thing for adventure. We love being outdoors and like to ride our own boat rather than being rowed by someone else.
Usually action films have a formula: good guy gets in trouble, his wife dies, friends have problems, so he goes to the mountain, learns martial arts, comes back, and kills the bad guy.
I’m the one guy who says don’t force the stupid people to be quiet. I want to know who the morons are.
When I was a kid, I went to the store and asked the guy, Do you have any toy train schedules?
There is no singing anymore, everything is yelling and shouting and rapping and that is real boring to a guy like me.
I’m a big candle guy.
Craig Newmark looks like the kind of guy who would help you move your apartment, sell your furniture, get a job, or help you find that cute girl you saw on the subway.
It’s a good pair of jeans and a pair of boots that are comfortable and a T-shirt; that’s as far as I go. Getting wild with it might be a nice jacket, but I’m not a high-fashion guy for sure.
Would they call me a diva if I were a guy?
It’s always a tough process when you’re always the best guy on your team, in high school, in middle school, AAU and things like that. Then you come together, and you may not be the best guy on the team. You may have to adjust. You may not be a go to scorer. You may have to be a picker. You may have to be a rebounder.
Maybe I’m a dreamer, but I think the ordinary guy has just as much right to say ‘This is a good song’ as somebody who is in the music business.
I am a big music guy. Hip-hop, R&B, old school, jazz.
I used to be obsessed with Johnny Depp. I never thought of him as this normal guy. I just always imagined him as someone who lives in a far-off land and doesn’t even exist.
I’m not a tech guy. I’m looking at the technology with the eyes of my customers, normal people’s eyes.
If you are going to make a change, make it big and bold. Walk up to the biggest guy on the block, stand in his face and get it started. Then go around, brigade by brigade, making it make sense.
Well, when you think of Dale Earnhardt, you think of determination. You think of grit. Just a blue-collar, working-class guy that got out there and fought for the checkered flag and fought hard for it. And I got so much out of him. He inspired me.
God, I’m just a fat bald guy, 60 years old, singing the blues, you know?
I’m lucky to have my dad in my life. He’s very brilliant, I think he’s really a smart man, and he’s a kind guy.
You see a lot of smart guys with dumb women, but you hardly ever see a smart woman with a dumb guy.
I’m an old-fashioned guy… I want to be an old man with a beer belly sitting on a porch, looking at a lake or something.
I am a very emotional guy. What I love, I do with all I have.
I hate when a guy brags… or he sweats.
‘Twenty One Pilots’ is a play by Arthur Miller, who also wrote ‘All My Sons.’ It’s about a guy who’s creating and developing parts for airplanes in war time, when it comes to his attention that some of these parts were faulty.
There’s no such thing as a perfect guy. I think it would be strange if somebody was absolutely everything you always wanted, because then there’d be no challenge. Also, you’d feel inferior.
I am a guy who likes to do what I am doing with passion, whether it’s a soccer match with friends or golf.
I’m never the biggest guy on the football field.
I was single for a while and dating and… I just didn’t know how to do it! I’ve always been like that: when I was 15, there was a guy I liked, and we made out, and I thought that meant he was my boyfriend.
But I’m not a tough guy or a street fighter for real. I’m just an actor.
There were years when I was a beer and tequila guy, then I got real fat. And then I found that you could actually go on a diet and drink scotch. Then I got hooked on scotch, and if you get hooked on scotch, then everything else just tastes wrong.
I’m just a big old nerd. I’m not that cool guy at all.
Smell is something that attracts me instantly. So if the guy smells nice, there is an instant attraction.
Hip-hop is so saturated with the same old same old that people always expect the guy to actually be the guy. They want you to be real and straight from the streets and all that.
I can also romance a guy if I like the character and the script. Obviously, only in the film!
Do I think Vince McMahon was looking at my matches in Japan going, ‘We need him?’ No. He wasn’t. He’s too busy. There’s no way. But somebody may have been looking and going, ‘All right, I like this guy. Let’s give him a shot.’
As Faulkner says, all of us have the capacity in us for great good and for great evil, for love but also for hate. I wanted to write those kinds of complex character in a fantasy, and not just have all the good people get together to fight the bad guy.
My dad is a motorcycle guy, not some Hollywood dude.
I’m the most ripped guy on the grid, let’s just say that.
I really like playing the bad guy. There are so many more objectives to play when you’re mad or villainesque, or when there’s some agenda that you have. That’s drama, that’s where the heart lives. I love playing the bad guy, but especially the bad guy who’s still with the girl.
To me, meeting Buddy Guy was like meeting a piece of history.
I like to think I’m a nice guy and have a good heart, and I’m a loyal person.
As a guy from Northern Ireland who supported Celtic and worked in football, I’m living my dream here.
Very rarely do I talk off the top of my head on stage. I’m not an improv guy. I’m a writer-guy who presents what he’s written.
When I played Robert Howard in ‘The Whole Wide World’, I was struggling with it. There’s this dual thing where you feel real good about being able to play this juicy part, and then there’s constant shame: ‘Who am I to pretend to know who this guy was? Who am I to represent this guy for people who never knew him?’
I have so many girlfriends who are powerhouses: They have big careers, are fearless in traveling in third-world countries or a launching non-profit. But they won’t text a guy for fear of being perceived as desperate. That is broken.
I know Seth Rollins is a CrossFit guy. I just think back to my days, and I don’t know how I could have done CrossFit training and then wrestled that night.
A manager has to convince his hitters that they have to get on base for the next guy and that no player can do it by himself. Sometimes that isn’t easy. In the playoffs, you can get into trouble because everybody wants to be a hero.
I take my vote as a salute to the little guy, the one who doesn’t hit 500 home runs. I was one of the guys that did all they could to win. I’m proud of my stats, but I don’t think I ever got on for.
My mom was married to a Mexican guy – a surfer – and so we’d kind of camp out on the beach the swell season.
I try to be a team guy and I try to help the team in whatever way that I can.
I think I am a conservative, not-so-cool kind of guy.
I am a normal guy from the Black Forest, and I do not compare myself with the geniuses.
Everyone has an opinion, and the guy screaming for censorship may be the next guy to have his ideas cut off.
You have to be a crazy guy and a little eccentric to be very successful.
I’m an all-or-nothing kind of guy, I guess.
I’d pick a young white guy over an old white guy for president anytime because the younger guy is more likely to have been influenced by the great social changes of the ’60s and ’70s.
If you play acoustic guitar you’re the depressed, sensitive guy.
Hydration is everything. Think of this: your muscles are 70-plus percent water – how are you not drinking water during a workout? I get the whole, ‘Let’s challenge ourselves; let’s do that prison, tough guy thing,’ but at the end of the day, you’re underperforming.
At a pool party, with everybody around, a guy and I had sex in the pool, but nobody knew it.
I’m a really nice guy when you meet me, and that surprises a lot of people. I’m not that eccentric in real life – and certainly not that disrespectful. In my own time, I like to just chill out with friends and not get in people’s faces.
I played a lot of tough clubs in my time. Once a guy in one of those clubs wanted to bet me $10 that I was dead. I was afraid to bet.
I know people who have written big hit country songs that are really kind of terrible songs, but for the rest of their life, they’re the guy who wrote that. You’ve got to be careful; if you don’t want that to happen, don’t write those songs.
There’s only a couple stats that matter. No one cares how many blocked shots a guy has, how many hits.
Madrid is a big and beautiful city with great parks where I like to walk. There are a lot of squares and museums, historic monuments. But I’m more a home guy; I feel most comfortable there with my wife and kids. We play, watch cartoons, like all families do.
To point the finger at one guy, at each other or at the coaches, won’t do any good. It’s not supposed to be the coach. It’s our team. The coaches can do a phenomenal job preparing you, but it has to come from within.
I couldn’t watch ‘Harry Potter,’ ‘Lord of the Rings,’ ‘House’… I was like strictly a ‘SpongeBob,’ Disney Channel, Nickelodeon kinda guy.
I don’t see myself as somebody special. I just see myself as Aaron, the same guy I’ve been all my life.
I used to bodyguard for Muhammad Ali, Leon Spinks, Sugar Ray Leonard. I used to bodyguard a lot of diamond merchants; I would travel with a suitcase full of diamonds and take them from point A to point B. My reputation grew because I was a professional. I did my job, and I was courteous – a no-nonsense guy.
I’ve been in situations where I was the only black guy. We’re in a time now where nobody wants to see that. But it still happens.
These days, right now, these are the good old days. I’ve always approached it that way. That’s why I’m still working. I’m not the guy who is ready to sit by the pool.
For me, I was somebody who was a smart young guy who didn’t do very well in school. The basic system of education, I didn’t fit in; my intelligence was elsewhere.
I’m the kind of guy that says nothing is impossible when you work hard.
I don’t do anything the same every day. Discipline is tough for a guy who is a rebel.
I was the only guy with any bit of anarchy left.
I’d love to learn to cook. I think the ladies like a guy who can cook. Also, there are lots of available ladies at cooking classes. Can you tell I’m single?
No one remembers this because it’s the whipping boy, but ‘The Single Guy’ was very well-reviewed and watched, and then the central concept became attacked by the very people who were putting it on. And then the next thing you know you’re running in fear, and everyone stops being funny.
I’ve worked in a factory. I was a garbage man. I worked in a post office. It’s not that long ago. I like to think that I’m just a regular guy.
My ideal fight would be against the smallest guy with the most atrocious record in the largest venue for the most insane paycheck. I love easy fights.
Every guy I know has some sort of freak injury in their body.
If I play a villain, I try to find his lightness and his good side. And if I play a hero or a good guy, I’ll try to find his darkness or his flaws. Because I don’t believe in good and evil. I believe in grays.
I want the little lassies who are thinking of going to a nightclub in Cardiff to stop to see what that guy’s screaming for, or Grandma to put her knitting down to see why that guy’s chatting about Alexander the Great. I’m after pulling in, whether it’s in Manila, Beijing or whatever, the biggest possible audience.
In the NBA, there’s always a guy who is only around because he can jump. He doesn’t have a clue about the fundamentals. I learn more from the WNBA. They know how to dribble, how to pivot, how to use the shot fake.
You, as a manager, are judged on results and not on the work you do and the performance of the team. Imagine paying a guy a huge amount of money and then judging him not on the things he can control, but on those he can’t.
I look at a guy like Velveteen Dream who has only been wrestling for a couple of years, and he’s just filled with charisma, filled with talent.
Religion and gods and beliefs – for me, it all comes down to your brother. And your brother might be the brother in your family, or it might be the guy next to you in the foxhole – it’s about human connections.
A guy named Charlie Beacham was my first mentor at Ford. He taught me the importance of the dealers, and he rubbed my nose in the retail business.
I was in a lecture about concussions and of the 10 symptoms the guy mentioned, I had eight. The symptoms would be, for example, mood swings, getting angry very fast, forgetting some things, having difficulty sleeping.
Eddie Drake is sort of this loose cannon, funny, edgy guy, who has this really foolish, foolish mustache.
If you were a new guy at ILM, they put you on the night crew – my shift was from 7 P.M. to about 5 A.M. In my free time, I was working on an idea with my older brother, a software engineer getting his doctorate at the University of Michigan. Ultimately, it developed into Photoshop.
To a guy like me, a laugh is full of information.
I’m pretty much a chocolate guy. I’m up for any type of chocolate. Any chocolate.
I’m very klutzy. I’ve fallen off horses, I’ve tripped with my high-heeled boots over a stunt guy.
I certainly have never been an actor who can play the Everyman guy – or, I don’t tend to get those parts. I’ve tended to play eccentrics. I’ve played a lot of villains, of course.
Ben Schwartzwalder was a decent guy, but he was from another era. He was like a Marine, with a real army attitude. He thought there was only one way to play football, and that was the rough way.
I think when you are a cool guy but also a hot guy, that makes you even more sexy.
I’m a rough guy and I like it when fights get tough.
Being a rapper is about being cool, but being a comedian, you’re not supposed to be the coolest guy.
How to drive a guy crazy: send him a telegram and on the top put ‘page 2.’
I’ve been the same goofy guy I’ve been this whole time.
People look at me and see a calm, cool guy on the sidelines and I want them to know that my Christian faith affects my coaching and everything I do.
A teacher is never too smart to learn from his pupils. But while runners differ, basic principles never change. So it’s a matter of fitting your current practices to fit the event and the individual. See, what’s good for you might not be worth a darn for the next guy.
You’re always at war with the guy on the other bench. You pick up their patterns. That’s what I got the most out of this year. I know what other coaches like to do.
I went to University of Illinois team camp. And that was a big deal for me. I got MVP of the camp, but they offered another kid from the camp, which was fine. I laughed with the couple coaches I know who were there at the time, who were part of recruiting the other guy.
It’s very true that you can be both selfless and selfish at the same time. What we tend towards, particularly in filmmaking, is this binary sort of, ‘This is a good guy, this is a bad guy.’ And I quite like the fact that life is a bit more complex than that.
I always say when it comes to dream matches, that is not up to me: that’s up to the WWE Universe. That’s up to the fans. But there is a guy on ‘SmackDown’ that I have yet to wrestle yet that’s certainly gonna happen at some point, and that’s Randy Orton.
You can take the guy out of the neighorhood but you can’t take the neighborhood out of the guy.
I like fresh and clean. I don’t ever want anyone to smell me and say, ‘Oh that guy is wearing a lot of cologne.’ I want people to smell me and say, ‘You smell really good!’ I think there is a difference.
I’m so in favor of gay marriage that I even married a guy.
Johnny Rotten. He’s a big fan of mine. I used to see him out in the audience in England and he’d stand up and holler. He’s funny. Smart too, and a nice guy. Don’t think he’s a jerk because he isn’t.
I don’t wish stardom on anyone. When I hear people say, ‘this guy’s a star,’ I always say, ‘good luck.’
I understand what justice is, and I understand what freedom is, and all of my friends do. It’s always been that way. I love freedom of speech. I love freedom of religion. I want my neighbor to be totally fine, for him to be a completely flaming gay guy with his new husband.
After the first day of practice, there’s not one guy who’s playing at 100 percent or who feels great. Sometimes, getting up in the morning and brushing your teeth is the hardest part of the day – it just hurts.
I’ve always been a guy who likes to stretch my limits – to find out if I have any, really.
Some people only recognize me for that – ain’t you the meme guy?
I may seem a tough guy, but I’m also very sentimental.
I have a tremendous passion for fitness, I love challenges and I am a very driven guy.
There’s, you know, there’s an ideology behind Ultron that makes him more unique that just a bad guy. He doesn’t wanna just kill the Avengers. He doesn’t wanna just destroy the world. He has these monologues and these beautiful speeches that kind of embody a certain mentality about what’s wrong with humanity.
Playing a bad guy is always more fun than playing the good guy.
My family means everything to me in the world. So as long as my family is taken care of, I’m a happy guy.
If you are looking for someone to break the mold, the last guy you look to is Robert Mueller.
I guess they often cast me as the bad guy, because I’m not, er, conventional looking. I look sort of violent. I’m the odd one out, the outsider.
I’m tough on the outside and soft on the inside… I’m really a shy guy.
My dad was very much a John Wayne kind of guy, but he was also a great guy, great sense of humor, a real dedicated dad. I don’t think he ever missed a hockey game I was in.
I felt the script of ‘Shivajinagara’ was perfect as my character is that of a good guy with shades of grey.
Usually, I’m a very positive guy. I try to think about the next chance, the next game, the next opportunity to play well.
If you get a guy that can play a couple positions, it helps you out a real lot.
Whether you’re a mafia guy or in advertising, you always end up going back to your family.
I was a guy who abandoned a TV show. I didn’t care about people.
The very things that I would love about Barack and that you would love about Barack is that he is one of us. He’s a normal guy. He’s not a political animal.
I read that John Hughes script for ‘Mr. Mom,’ and I thought, ‘This guy is a funny writer.’ I went: ‘You ought to stick around and direct this thing.’ But he didn’t; he left, and look what he became. A really legendary comedy director.
One time I went into a restroom and a girl followed me in. I signed an autograph for her in the sink. It was pretty funny because she was in a guy’s restroom and she wasn’t embarrassed at all.
Enzo Amore, the guy you see on TV, existed in a gym in New Jersey long before he ever took to a TV screen.
Gu Jun Pyo and Kim Tan were both brought up in wealthy backgrounds, and Gu Jun Pyo is a selfish guy who only cares about himself. However, Kim Tan is a totally different person.
Being sexually harassed is the worst. Sorry. Let me rephrase that. Being sexually harassed by an ugly guy is the worst… If he’s hot, it’s just plain old flirting.
In ‘Gran Torino,’ I play a guy who’s racially offensive. But he learned. It shows that you’re never too old to learn and embrace people that you don’t understand to begin with. It seems like nobody else got that message, I guess.
In Scotland, I’m just like a lot of other guys, but in America, I’m seen as a very strong, masculine guy.
Every shot is unique, even if it’s just a close-up, an insert of your hand. You’ve got to work with the guy behind the lens to get it right, focus in. Those are critical little nothing things, but you’ve got to work with the people who are trying to put it down, in order to get it.
Whenever I go to a new team the jabs about being a Harvard guy are always more prevalent. This is mainly because people don’t know much about me other than being the Harvard guy that did well on his Wonderlic test. The more time I spend with people, the less the Harvard stuff comes up.
One thing I can’t prove, but I firmly believe is that two men were put on this earth – one threw a punch and a third guy came over and watched. And that happened before anybody ever threw or kicked a ball.
Well, PT Anderson sent me a script of Boogie Nights which I let lay around my house for about three months, then one day I’m cleaning my office and decided that I’d better read this before the guy calls me back. I never put it down, bro.
If your first objective in the negotiation, instead of making your argument, is to hear the other side out, that’s the only way you can quiet the voice in the other guy’s mind. But most people don’t do that.
I was a welder for about three or four months, and I was lucky enough to get out of it because there was a guy who wanted to support me and pay for my racing.
I have noticed that when a girl or guy falls in love, and they call their girlfriend or boyfriend with cute names, then ‘Honey Bunny’ is one of the most famous ones, so we picked that up and created a song.
You know, I’m a pretty mellow guy. I’m pretty easy-going. I see everyone’s perspective.
People have all these preconceptions about me. Whereas if you look at the roles, Henry Hill was the nicest guy in ‘Goodfellas!’ I was a nice guy too in the comedy ‘Heartbreakers.’ And I was a really sweet father to Johnny Depp in ‘Blow!’
I’m just a cool guy. It’s just in my DNA.
Every man has his price, or a guy like me couldn’t exist.
What you do is build your team around your core. Some teams have one main guy – not many, but some do – and you build around that. If you have a bunch of good players, that’s another way to go about it – through depth, teamwork, defense, and fundamentals.
The rewards of the wild and the rewards of the survivor go to those who can dig deep, and, ultimately, to the guy who can stay alive.
I don’t think I’m a bad guy from Dagestan. I think I’m a good guy from Dagestan. But for my opponents, for sure, I’m a bad guy because when I go to the cage every time, I smash my opponents.
I’m not a guy that’s going to brag or feel like I’m better than the group.
I’m good when I’ve got a bit of an edge, like the Clint Eastwood type of archetypal character. The tough guy that doesn’t say a lot.
Kurt Russell is the guy you know. He’s not something out of a weight-lifting magazine or a cartoon character. The closest thing to him would have been Steve McQueen.
I lost my father four years ago to what was the culmination of a manic episode that seemingly, to my family, came completely out of the blue after 59 years on this earth with no issues that we knew about, at least – sort of a normal run-of-the-mill guy who did his job and came home and had a family.
An associate producer is the only guy in Hollywood who will associate with a producer.
I’m not a strikingly handsome guy, but I’m in movies.
I was a hockey player growing up. Being a big guy and being imposing, I had to use my size to protect my teammates.
Boxing is the toughest and loneliest sport in the world. You’ve got all the fans, lots of hangers-on jumping up and shouting different words. But when you actually go in the ring, it’s a very lonely and scary place. It’s just you and the other guy.
Liverpool had African players from the ’50s and ’60s. There were goalkeepers in the early days from South Africa. Then in 1981 there was a guy who came to Anfield. They say ‘who is this guy’ and it is me; I am African.
One of the things Goldman teaches you is, don’t be the first guy through the door because you’re going to get all the arrows.
I love what I do, and I don’t think I’m the guy who can do, like, a movie a year and that’s it. I don’t know what I’d do! I’ve already put stuff independently on the Internet cause I’m bored! I just want to keep going!
I’m not really a pick-up-line guy. I don’t know what I do.
When I was young, I read the Bible, and I already knew what it meant to be the good guy – and look what happened to Jesus. So, I already understood that you get ridiculed for telling the truth, and I’ve always been aware of that. But, I’m a guy with confidence, and I’m not afraid.
David Allan Coe actually went to jail one time. Some fan cursed Lynyrd Skynyrd, and David Allan Coe kicked his teeth in. He ran and kicked a guy’s teeth in for saying something about Lynyrd Skynyrd.
I’m very proud of being Italian-American, but people don’t realize that the mafia is just this aberration. The real community is built on the working man, the guy who’s the cop, the fireman, the truck driver, the bus driver.
I am the greatest heel, which means the bad guy in the wrestling history.
They say you don’t want to meet your heroes, but those two guys, you do want to meet them, because they do not disappoint. Walken has this amazing sense of humor, and Pacino is like just a sweetheart of a guy.
When you’re talking about Tim Burton, you’re talking about a guy that has such a visual sense, an aesthetic, a storytelling style. It’s like he’s got his own genre.
I love being an enigma. Every time I’m tempted to respond to someone who tries to put me in a box, politically – you know, someone who gets on the Internet and says, you’re pro-gun, or you’re anti-gun – I stop and say to myself, ‘This is great; this is what I wanted. I wanted to be the guy you can’t figure out.’
When one guy is doing good, it makes all the others want to achieve greatness.
Well, you know, in any political campaign, you’re gonna have people on one side that are gonna slip a reporter something because they think it’ll hurt the guy on the other side.
Everyone’s the hero in their own story. You’ve lived your life. You’re the good guy of your life, the protagonist of your own movie. Everyone knows that they have more in them to offer than they sometimes show.
People were saying that David Geffen and I had gotten married and it just blew me away. Not that they thought I was gay, but that they thought I could land a guy that hot.
Playing a bad guy is always a freeing experience, because you don’t have the same envelope of restrictions as you have playing a good guy. Good guys restrain themselves; they kind of have their moral fiber cut out for them in varying degrees.
But when it comes down to it, I’m a guy who feels like I should be a champion in NXT.
I think I’m commercial underground. I’m not commercial in the way that people consider ‘pop,’ but I’m not underground in the way that people consider that. either. I am just a cool guy.
My mum wants me to get married – and have children, of course. She’s met Gaga; we’ve been dating a while. We’re in a committed relationship, and I’m really happy in my relationship. I’m a very lucky guy. As far as having more of a domestic life and settling down into my relationship, we have to see what happens.
I feel like that’s my foundation and my roots, what I believe in – no matter where life takes me, I’ll always be the same guy and same person at heart.
You can draw inspiration from anything. If you’re a good storyteller, you can take a dirty look somebody gives you, or if a guy you used to have flirtations with starts dating a new girl, or somebody you’re casually talking to says something that makes you so mad – you can create an entire scenario around that.
I’m not a bad guy. People who know me know who I am.
I never get tired of smiling. I’m just the kind of guy who likes to smile.
I’m not in the leftist controlled Rock and Roll Hall of Fame because of my political views, primarily my lifelong militant support of the NRA, the Second Amendment, and my belief that the only good bad guy is a dead bad guy.
My mission my whole career was just to be somebody that you can look at and say, ‘That’s the guy I want to go into battle with.’
I’m a Georgia guy; we can run.
If New York is a wise guy, Paris a coquette, Rome a gigolo and Berlin a wicked uncle, then London is an old lady who mutters and has the second sight. She is slightly deaf, and doesn’t suffer fools gladly.
There’s a duality of a guy calling on God: ‘Where are you when I need you?’ and then, at the same time, ‘God helps those who help themselves.’ I think that contradiction does exist in all of us, those of faith and those who profess to have no faith.
I wasn’t the guy everyone liked. I was the guy that wouldn’t shut up.
This is the sixth book I’ve written, which isn’t bad for a guy who’s only read two.
I’m not the best cruise ship crooner. I’m not the best karaoke guy.
I’d rather have a gay guy who can play than a straight guy who can’t play.
An older guy, he’s going to show you things that a young man can’t show you. He’s going to show you how to stay alive. He’s going to show you how to turn corners where your young friends will show you how to turn right into that wall, you know what I’m saying?
I am always loath to use the world ‘evil,’ but if ‘evil’ is the reverse of ‘live,’ Guy de Rothschild is thoroughly evil. He stands for the opposite of life.
Look at Neil Diamond. Was he the cool guy? No, he was the housewives’ guy. He didn’t try to be what he wasn’t. He just did what he did – made great music, was a good entertainer, nice-enough guy.
The name of the game is ‘kill the quarterback.’ Every football team tries to knock the guy out of the game that’s handling the ball.
The funny thing about cinema is, usually when they do a story that has African Americans in it, there always has to be a white guy who’s the savior.
I don’t pass myself off as a Bible scholar or a pastor or someone who knows all the biblical facts cover-to-cover. I’m just a guy whose life was changed by it. And that’s about the extent of it. So I’m not easily offended when people struggle about where they’re at with their faith at all.
You can draw Family Guy when you’re 10 years old. You don’t have to get any better than that to become a professional cartoonist. The standards are extremely low.
Some people say, ‘Oh, you look just like the guy from ‘Stranger Things.’ And I’m like, ‘I am the guy.’ And they think I’m totally joking.
A lot of kids get disappointed. They expect me to be, like, ‘Bwaah.’ ‘If I spend a minute with them, they end up saying, ‘Wow, you’re a nice, normal guy.’ They hate it when they catch me out of my makeup.
I think I’m basically the same guy I always was. Maybe I’ve learned, through experience, to rein in some of the anger and temper they say redheads normally have.
If I could have anyone on speed dial it would be George Clooney. He seems like a cool guy who would give good advice.
Don’t depend on a guy for your happiness. You have to live your own life and do your own thing. That’s when good things come around – when you do your own thing and you’re not worried about a man. It will happen in due time.
What I agree with is that we need a significantly changed taxation system. And the one that I’ve advocated is based on tithing, because I think God is a pretty fair guy. And he said, you know, if you give me a tithe, it doesn’t matter how much you make.
I’m sure all actors have trouble. The guy who always plays the funny guy, he wants to be taken seriously. And there’s the action guy who wants to do serious stuff. Everyone’s grass is greener.
I would like to think I am a little bit of a man’s man and a ladies’ man. I suppose, I’m a guy’s guy because I like to do a lot of, you know, the man stuff: Working out, off-roading, getting on the dirt bike and what not. I am a ladies’ man because I spend more time with girls than I do with guys.
To stop a bad guy with a gun, it takes a good guy with a gun.
I don’t want to be Mr. Romantic Leading Man. I don’t want to be the Dance Dude. I don’t want to be the Action Guy. If I had to do any one of those all my life, it’d drive me crazy.
Everyone’s like, ‘Oh my God, can I ask you something? You were in ‘Percy Jackson,’ right?’ I’m like, ‘No, different guy.’
I’m not exactly a guy who makes new friends easily.
It’s funny: people who meet me say, ‘I thought you’d be different.’ But I’m still the same guy.
I’m not sure I really am an entrepreneur. I’m not much of a businessman. I know I’m not a marketing guy. I do have an entrepreneurial lineage, though.
It’s funny how all of this has worked out – I wasn’t popular in high school, but now every drunken guy in the United States wants to be my pal. They all want to buy me a shot, and pretty soon I’m throwing up.
I thought I would be a guy on the radio.
I’m just a simple guy. I love being at my house with my family, I love playing dominos and card games and hunting and fishing. That’s just what I like to do.
I think of myself… as a troubadour, a village storyteller, the guy in the shadows of the campfire.
As far as this business of solitary confinement goes, the most important thing for survival is communication with someone, even if it’s only a wave or a wink, a tap on the wall, or to have a guy put his thumb up. It makes all the difference.
It’s one of those things: I would 100 percent pancake a guy and steal his soul over scoring a touchdown.
I did do a film that I refer to as ‘The Unpronounceable’ by a guy named Yvan Attal with Charlotte Gainsbourg. I had a bit part in there. That was quite fun, doing scenes in French.
I think working with Johnny Depp was very intimidating. It was my fault though. I mean he’s a total cool nice, nice guy, but I was just so, I don’t know, overpowered by his presence. Like he’s a very mystic person. He’s older so I never really warmed up around him. I was so stiff.
I’m proud to say I had a bet with a guy from Chicago who said Chicago is windier and colder than Wyoming. Wyoming dominated them.
If there are nine guys auditioning and they’re all gorgeous, I have an advantage, because gorgeous guys are a dime a dozen. But if they need someone else – like a goofy guy with bad hair who is just okay – then that’s me. And finally, the other 2 percent who audition are geniuses that I could never touch.
In my day, defenders played you with two hands and an elbow. You’re not getting by a guy, especially if he has an elbow and a hand on you and is a strong defensive player.
You play it the way you always play it. You look for matchups, and you go through your progression, and you throw it to the guy who’s most open.
I think I’m probably a monster-of-the-week guy, and that comes back down to my old favorite show, which as a kid was always ‘Scooby-Doo.’
When I hear a guy lost a battle to cancer, that really did bother me, that that’s a term. It implies that he failed and that somebody else that defeated cancer is heroic and courageous.
I always saw hurdles as a form of art, because it’s very individual. One technique that may produce a world record for one guy could be useless for another guy.
I am a very lucky guy. I can testify before Congress. I can raise funds. I can raise awareness.
I’m a drama guy.
When I play in the Super Bowl, the biggest stage we have, I have to give up the first touchdown. To make it worse, I’m running behind the guy, not next to him.
In Louisiana, you can drive when you’re 15 – you could get your driving permit. I remember, during driver’s ed, I fell asleep at the wheel one day. I was tired. The guy shook me and switched and said he was getting into the driver’s seat. I didn’t fail, so I guess you can fall asleep occasionally. It’s Louisiana.
I’m a low-key guy. So I like going to places and not being known. So it’s weird when people are saying, ‘Oh, it’s you.’
Reject cynicism. Reject certitude. And don’t be a jerk. Be a good guy.
Alan Cumming was such a fun guy to watch. I remember he has a song in the first ‘Spy Kids’ movie, and when Danny Elfman came to set, they were working on the song.
I’m not a big guy for research. You’ve got to take a risk.
I don’t want to do the nerdy, goofy guy again. That was really fitting for the ‘Napoleon’ world, but that’s kind of where I want it to stay.
I saw Richard Linklater’s film ‘Slacker’ for my twenty-first birthday. That was the moment when it all seemed possible. This guy gave me hope.
I’m an optimistic guy. I’m one of those big dreamers. I’m one of those kids with that annoying imagination.
Certain guys, they can see a guy do a certain thing with their glove and know what pitch is coming. I couldn’t do that. But I can get on first base and I can tell you by his move if that pitcher is going to first base or home plate every time.
Maybe I’m quicker. I can take the ball earlier than a big guy.
My biggest pet peeve, I guess, is other comedians criticizing Larry the Cable Guy.
To a lot of people, I might just be the guy who went No. 1 in the draft. Or the guy who lost his job to Colin Kaepernick. Or the guy who helped turn a 2-14 Chiefs team into a back-to-back division champ… but then couldn’t put them over the top.
I’m not painting myself as a down-home, modest guy.
My mother had introduced me to a lot of my father’s friends because she believed that I would get to know the guy my dad was better through his friends than just in the hospital visits.
I was a big party guy in my twenties, and kind of a playboy as well. I adopted a lot of values and goals that were fairly superficial and, in many cases, self-destructive. They looked cool and sounded sexy on the surface, but underneath, there was no real meaning going on, just a lot of escapism.
Take it from a guy: If you’re in love with somebody, you will swim the stream, you will climb the mountain, you will slay the dragon. You’re going to get to her somehow, some way.
I liked Vittorio De Sica a lot, and I got to work with him once in a segment movie. He was a great director. He was a very charismatic character and a guy I watched a lot when he was directing.
None of us wanted to be the bass player. In our minds he was the fat guy who always played at the back.
I always believe a woman should have 5 non-negotiables that she should stick to when attracting a mate. If the guy does not have these five major things – then she should not give the guy a chance as she’s wasting her time. The rest is up to the magic and wiggle room the universe gives.
I like guys, but I also identify as a guy – if that makes sense.
With my feelings, I hold a lot in, because I didn’t always have boundaries and people would take advantage of situations because I’m a nice guy.
I won’t date a guy who doesn’t own a toolbox. I’m not saying you need to be able to knock down a wall or build a house or anything like that. But I’ve been out with a couple of guys who didn’t own toolboxes, and they couldn’t even change a light bulb.
Presley is country music, white music. Jazz is black music – it was invented by the blacks in New Orleans. And I’m really a jazz singer. I was impressed with Elvis – he was the handsomest guy I ever met in my life, and a very nice person, too. But the music doesn’t impress me.
I like video games, but they are very violent. I want to create a video game in which you have to help all the characters who have died in the other games. ‘Hey, man, what are you playing?’ ‘Super Busy Hospital. Could you leave me alone? I’m performing surgery! This guy got shot in the head, like, 27 times!’
The crazy thing about me, man, I feel like I’m a normal guy. But, maybe I’m a little abnormal when it comes to talent or something.
When you make that choice of stepping out and facing the issue of disclosure, you do create this kind of self-imposed negative fear. It’s unfortunate it still happens today. ‘Do I step out and say I’m a gay guy?’ But you have got to do it and live your life on your terms and no one else’s terms.
I actually remember being in 3rd grade and piecing together in my head that one of my guy friends was homosexual.
I’m not the All-Star point guard that everybody’s dreaming about right now. I’m not that. I wish I was, but I’m a work in progress and I’m not scared to admit that. But what I am is a good citizen and a guy who’s not scared to put his neck on the line for his community or for his state. And I’m always going to do that.
I am the Crystal Palace DJ. I’m the guy who gets us going. I play the songs.
It’s not normal for a white guy to get corn rows; a lot of people judged me. I like the way it looks, so you have to be confident.
I never considered myself a fall guy. I know what I did. I know why I did it. I’m not ashamed of it.
I went down the street to the 24-hour grocery. When I got there, the guy was locking the front door. I said, ‘Hey, the sign says you’re open 24 hours.’ He said, ‘Yes, but not in a row.’
My oldest son started to like ‘South Park’ and ‘Family Guy,’ so we’d watch together so I could spend time with him.
When men hear women want a commitment, they think it means commitment to a romantic relationship, but that’s not it. It’s a commitment to not floating around anymore. I want a guy who is entrenched in his own life. Entrenched is awesome.
I have heard nothing from my friends at The Family Guy. Yeah, I heard that they got picked up again and all that good stuff, but I haven’t heard anything yet. But, you know, I’m very elusive and hard to contact.
I used to picture myself as the old guy eating the Early Bird Specials in the mall.
It’s the journey of self, I guess. You start with this kind of loner, outside guy, which a lot of people can relate to, and he goes out into the world.
I can score the basketball, but I think I can pass pretty well or I can make the correct pass. I’m not the type of guy who’s just going to throw the ball inbounds to a guy who’s wide open. I can make the right pass.
I was really good at being a bad guy.
I’m Braun Strowman. You can’t put me in a category with anyone. I’m my own entity – there’s nobody else like me – so I’m going to continue going out there to be Braun. I’m no good guy or bad guy, I’m Braun.
I won’t go into the details, but I ready myself for the day. I am a high-maintenance type of guy.
In sport you always think the strongest guy should be going for it and getting the best results. The thing is, cycling also has a very important team aspect, which I don’t think that a lot of people fully grasp.
Nobody calls me a racist when I do redneck jokes. Jeff Foxworthy can do as many ‘You might be a redneck jokes’ as he wants, but I’m telling you as soon as a guy like that does a black joke or something – ‘How dare you!’ I totally think it’s unfair.
I want to be the kind of guy people will look at and say, ‘Hey, he’d be a cool guy to have as a friend.’
I’m not prejudiced in any way that I can think of. That’s just not the guy I am.
I am not the most courageous guy in the world outside of the court.
The very first big photo shoot I ever did was with Bruce Weber. I couldn’t believe this guy was taking my picture, so when he told me to get in the bathtub, I just did. It’s only now, looking back, that I realise, you don’t have to do everything people tell you.
For me, ‘The Kite Runner’ became about a guy who’s emotionally shut down because he hasn’t confronted his past.
I look into people’s eyes and I know they think I’m a bad guy.
I’m not a reality-TV kind of guy. But it’s almost like we’re living in a reality show. Every day in this country, everybody keeps worrying about the deterioration of America, and it’s like a big reality show.
I’m a nice guy. And I like to enjoy life, and be around people I love.
What I really like about ‘Grit’ – especially being the guy who goes on TV every week and says ‘Never Give Up’ and who truly tries to live his life to that credo – we recruited 16 people who said, ‘I will never give up.’ And the only way they can leave the contest is by doing the one thing they said they never would.
It might be okay for somebody else on the roster to sit on the sideline but it’s not okay for me to be. I’m the franchise player, I’m the guy on both the microphone and in the ring.
I always had a fetish for fighting big peoples. My dad put me in the ring with much bigger guys. In my first fight, I gave the guy a 14-pound advantage.
I’m not a genius. I’m just a hard-working guy.
Nobody remembers who finished second but the guy who finished second.
At home I am a nice guy: but I don’t want the world to know. Humble people, I’ve found, don’t get very far.
I never wanted to be the great guy or the colorful guy or the interesting guy. I wanted to be the guy who won titles.
I don’t have a need for speed. I’m not that guy.
I’m not scared of seeing bugs, but I get really scared if they crawl on me. I’m also really bad at watching horror films. During my freshman year of high school, I was watching a horror movie with a guy and I ended up hugging him without realising it.
That’s the way this business works: if your movies do well at the box office, you will be offered more movies. It doesn’t matter if you’re a nice guy or you’re a prick. If your movies do well, there’s a job waiting for you in Hollywood. It’s not any more complicated than that.
I have so much residue crap in my hair from years and years of not washing it and not having any sense of personal hygiene whatsoever. Even today, I go into these things where I’m supposed to be this sexy guy or whatever, and I’m literally asking, ‘If I get plumes of dandruff on me, can you just brush it off?’
Goliath was a champion, a monster who had never been beaten, and then this young guy, David, came forward, a child who believed in God and did it.
Somebody’s gotta win and somebody’s gotta lose and I believe in letting the other guy lose.
I have a life coach out with me on tour, a very nice guy from L.A. He just prepares me for each day.
I actually wasn’t really the class clown growing up. The class clown was always the mean guy who walked up and was like, ‘You’re fat. You’re gay. I’m outta here!’ I was always more kind of awkward and introspective.
Show me one guy or woman as funny as Rodney Dangerfield or as good as George Carlin, Richard Pryor, Bill Cosby, or Joan Rivers. There are a lot of good comics out there, no doubt, but as far as the quality of the comics goes, I think what you have is a bunch of situational comics.
I’m a weird guy. I’m practically albino. What about me isn’t weird?
I’m a lucky guy and I’m happy to be with the Yankees. And I want to thank everyone for making this night necessary.
I’m a crazy car guy. I’ve got an airplane hangar full of cars.
I would love, love, love, love a one-on-one match with Tanahashi, and I’ve never had one before. He’s my all-time favorite New Japan guy. I think the guy’s a rockstar. He’s so cool, just in the ring and in person.
Every man goes through a period of thinking they’re attracted to another guy.
While Paul Simon is revered, I don’t think people get how deep he is. I love the guy. He comes from that early street-harmony, first-generation type of rock and rollers. He gets it.
I’m around 6’4′ and 240 pounds. So I rarely feel that intimidated by other men. But I’ve got to give it up to Terry Bradshaw. That guy is a complete bulldog.
It’s taken me to be an older guy, an old man, to have an old man’s voice. Because I only liked old men’s voices. As a kid, I didn’t like pip-squeaked singers.
I’m a hard guy to live with. I’m like a caged animal. I’m up all night walking around the living room. It’s hard for me to come down from what I do.
Almost every culture has a cognitive bias for the tough guy, the alpha, the winner.
My dad is a really funny guy, and we would make jokes about my leukemia. When my friends would come over, we would joke about it, too.
Success? You can’t get a big head about it. When people stare at me, they could be whispering to their friend, ‘That guy sucks! Have you seen him before? He’s horrible.’
I am a private guy, and at the end of the day, I only really do care about my family. That’s the most important thing: my way of life, my family. Whoever is in front of that is going to get hurt.
I think every group of black guys should have at least one white guy in it.
I got a horror film, ‘The Burning,’ and suddenly I was making crazy money, like a thousand a week, so I moved into an apartment on Amsterdam with a guy who was also in ‘The Burning,’ Jason Alexander.
I had a great tennis career. I have no regrets. But to find peace with yourself, and to finally be with your family – I’m probably the happiest guy in the world.
You either deny terrorists any acceptance in the international life, or you make your double standard policy work the way it has been working – ‘I don’t like that guy in this country, so we will be calling him a dictator and topple him. This guy in another country also dictatorial, but he’s our dictator.’
I never question a guy that wants to win, especially on my own team.
A year before I met Mark Brydon – he was the one I used to make all the music with in Moloko – I was living in Sheffield with a guy who was studying architecture. I used to go to his college and crash the lectures there. I had enrolled to do a fine art course, but then I met Mark, and we signed a record deal instead.
I believe in my race, colour. I never felt inferior to anyone. Maybe that’s why the folks who made me feel that way, may think Vivian Richards is the most arrogant guy on earth, but no. I bat for human beings, equal rights.
Even when I was in high school and the Navy, I was the guy who could rip somebody, and they’d laugh at it.
I’m an average guy, skinny, not so tall, I put my sunglasses on, and I blend in.
I’m a doofus from the Valley, a blue-collar guy.
It’s not like I don’t want to play the guy next door. But sometimes they’re not the best written or the most complicated. But I am very, very particular about my bad boys. There are certain types of characters I will not play. I’ve said no so many times to so many parts that are just way too dark. You have to be careful.
LeBron is a great player and a great guy, but he’s a drama queen.
I want to bulk up. I’m a skinny guy.
I’m a big soup guy.
I’m not a car guy. The subway gets me where I need to go efficiently and cheaply, and I don’t worry about traffic.
My biggest fantasy was to have a pie thrown in my face, and I always said whoever did that, that’s the guy I’d marry.
When I was in the West Coast watching the Giants, Rich Aurilia was a guy I always liked.
When a role for a young guy is being offered to me, I think of River Phoenix. It feels like a loss.
Tarik Cohen, he’s an exciting guy.
When you’re happy and you’re comfortable with yourself and you’re not worried about being a top guy, you’ll make the most out of anything and make it work.
Diplomacy is listening to what the other guy needs. Preserving your own position, but listening to the other guy. You have to develop relationships with other people so when the tough times come, you can work together.
I was in Ann Arbor, and I was told that this singer-songwriter guy wanted to meet me. It was Kurt Cobain. Nirvana had just made ‘Bleach.’ Kurt interviewed me on a college radio station. It was very strange. He was a fan of mine, and he gave me his album.
The guy who invented the first wheel was an idiot. The guy who invented the other three, he was a genius.
I haven’t spent my entire career playing the guy in the bad hat, although I have to say that the bad guy is frequently much more interesting than the good guy.
Never assume that the guy understands that you and he have a relationship.
I ignore Hallmark Holidays. And this comes from a guy who has sold a million Opus greeting cards.
Everything I do, I want to be A.J. Styles. When you see a guy come out with dry, long hair, I want you to be like, ‘Hey, that reminds me of A.J. Styles.’ That’s what I want.
Al Gore has all of the positive attributes of Bill Clinton but is saddled with none of his negatives. He’s a great big teddy bear of a political figure – Teflon coated, road tested, and everyone’s nice guy.
I would like to be remembered as a guy who had a set of priorities, and was willing to live by those priorities. In terms of accomplishments, my biggest accomplishment is that I kept the country safe amidst a real danger.
I don’t like sports where it’s like, you watch a guy on a motorcycle flip or something, then another guy does it, it looks exactly the same, and then at the end one guy gets higher points! It seems so arbitrary; I don’t know who’s ahead ever.
Peace comes when you talk to the guy you most hate. And that’s where the courage of a leader comes, because when you sit down with your enemy, you as a leader must already have very considerable confidence from your own constituency.
Some guy hit my fender, and I told him, ‘Be fruitful and multiply,’ but not in those words.
I like Jesus, I mean, I think he was a good guy.
I was a dancer, and it’s not really cool for a boy to dance, so it was inspiring to see a movie like ‘Footloose’ where a guy is dancing masculine and had a proper reason behind it. It made me feel cool, and when these kids would make fun of me, I’d be like, ‘Oh, didn’t you see ‘Footloose,’ man?’
I’m playing a cop in Chicago. So I have to look beefier – like a guy who eats steak and potatoes.
Good guy’ or ‘bad guy’, hero or anti hero; doesn’t matter to me, what role I play, only the character have something magical.
It’s one thing if you live in London and you’re rooting for Chelsea or you’re in New York and you love the Giants or Jets and no matter who’s on the team you’re into it. It’s different in tennis; you’re sort of your own guy, so you have to reach out and grab a person in a different way.
One of my biggest pet peeves is when a guy’s wearing flip-flop sandals, which I don’t understand. Men’s feet are disgusting to begin with, but now they’re on display when I try to go out for a nice steak at a restaurant, and I have to sit there and look at some guy’s hoof? I don’t get it. I don’t understand it.
I’m kind of unlucky in love and I have, for some reason, always fallen for the straight guy.
Nobody would say, ‘I’m voting for this guy because he’s got the stronger chin,’ but that, in fact, is partly what happens.
I’m not trying to conform. I’m gonna be a serious guy but still have fun at the same time.
When people start to perceive you as the big guy, you’re not allowed to be scrappy, fierce.
Tobey’s a mellow, cool guy. He’s just a good guy. I know that’s not the answer you want, and I don’t mean that as the political thing to say, but he’s a nice guy.
I think – you know, I’m a guy that – I don’t live on the earth just to walk it. I live on here to make a difference.
I’m usually the bad guy. That’s how it always seems to be.
I’m the kind of guy who grew up listening to Three Dog Night and Lynyrd Skynyrd.
There’s a basic law, Klein’s second, or third, or fourth law of politics in the TV age, which is warm always beats cold, with the exception of Richard Nixon. The nicer guy usually wins.
The commercial flight thing, it just gets a little weird when you’re standing in line and suddenly you’re not just a guy standing in line anymore – you become sort of ‘novelty boy.’
A little scruff looks nice, but it feels so uncomfortable. Think about how a guy wants a girl to have smooth legs: It’s expected. Shouldn’t a guy be expected to do the same on his face? I think that’s only fair.
I like to think I’m like the guy who goes to the office Christmas party Friday night, insults some people, but still has his job Monday morning.
I’ve never been the kind of guy to hype myself up. It’s just not my thing.
I don’t think I’m the face of the city or the Houston Astros. I’m just another guy who is playing hard to make dreams come true.
A bachelor is a guy who never made the same mistake once.
I’m a funny guy. You’ve got to be able to make fun of yourself. We only live once.
You know I was a shy guy and people didn’t know that and still don’t know it today. I’m sure basketball brought my shyness out because of the fact that you have to do interviews, and that people are always talking to you in terms of the fans and everything.
When you have enough power to do what you always wanted to do, then you see what the guy always wanted to do.
I just see myself as a guy who’s trying to make a film or, make art.
I am a guy who is first of all a businessman. I’m not a stunt man. I’m not a daredevil. I’m – I’m an explorer.
When you’re picking a basketball team, you’ll take the brother over the guy with the yarmulke. Why? Because you’re playing the odds.
There’s nothing worse than finishing your last take on a movie and thinking, ‘God! I finally nailed who this guy was!’
I’d like to think I’m a normal sort of guy, but go to my mum and she’ll probably say, ‘You know, Chris was always the daughter out of my three boys.’
‘Hannity’ had a a guy on that said, ‘I fathered 20 kids by 14 mothers.’ That is s cultural issue which has demeaned our society and has caused our society dearly in terms of imprisonment. Who’s going to be the fathers to those children? Who’s going to pay child support?
I loved Ray from ‘The Princess and the Frog.’ He was my guy. There was no Ray before me, so there’s a level of satisfaction there.
Trust me: I eat a lot. I am a big guy.
Whenever I date a guy, I think, ‘Is this the man I want my children to spend their weekends with?’
My father wasn’t a hard guy. He was a well-liked guy. He had a lot of compassion about things in life. There were rules, but there was also flexibility within those rules. He didn’t push me when it came to golf: he just taught me the right way to play the game.
I don’t get recognized that much. That’s the best part of it. I tend to get things like, ‘You sound a lot like that guy on ‘Deadwood.’ And that’s lovely. I’ve been very fortunate. No giggling, screaming girls. None of that.
I’ve learned how to measure what I say. Al Sharpton in 1986 was trying to be heard. I was a local guy and was like, ‘Y’all are ignoring us.’
There are times that I see comments on Instagram and Twitter – if you are bashing my character on television, that is fine. I am totally cool with that. I’m a bad guy for a reason. You are supposed to hate me, but when you disrespect me or my work or myself as a character as me personally, that is not okay.
We were friends for a year before we started playing music together. We both think it’s pretty important. Tyler’s my friend before he’s a guy in my band, and when we talk to each other about things, it comes from a friend standpoint, not just a business standpoint.
When I was 12, my friend and I tried to sneak onto a plane from my hometown of Cleveland to New York City! My dad encouraged us – he was a wild guy, big on jokes.
As far as playing, I didn’t care who guarded me – red, yellow, black. I just didn’t want a white guy guarding me, because it’s disrespect to my game.
I never think of yesterday. Can’t do anything about it. I’m a positive guy. When you really deep down look at it, we go to bed every night, get up every morning, stay here for 70 or 80 years, and then we die.
I’m the type of guy that always respect the older rappers who paved the way for us to get here.
I’m not going to be a guy that says, ‘Oh I want to get traded’ and then go to a situation where I’m not happy.
With artificial intelligence, we are summoning the demon. You know all those stories where there’s the guy with the pentagram and the holy water, and he’s like, yeah, he’s sure he can control the demon? Doesn’t work out.
Growing up, I was always the small guy.
You know who a complicated tax code kills? The guy or gal trying to start a business out of the spare bedroom of their home. So we’ve got to simplify our tax code.
My mother gave me this book called Feature Films at Used Car Prices by a guy named Rick Schmidt. I gotta credit the guy, cuz he gave me the most practical advice. It empowers you.
A composer is a guy who goes around forcing his will on unsuspecting air molecules, often with the assistance of unsuspecting musicians.
The Republican and Democratic parties have accomplished an amazing feat with the red state/blue state paradigm. They’ve convinced everyone that regardless of how bad they are, the other guy is worse.
I had always previously really fed off of negativity and enjoyed being the guy who everybody hated.
People know me as just this handsome guy – a very handsome guy. But I can also be funny and fun.
But let me tell you, this gender thing is history. You’re looking at a guy who sat down with Margaret Thatcher across the table and talked about serious issues.
I’m not a player; I’m just a lovely guy, and I can show a girl a good time.
When you find a guy who is powerful, a big father figure, you latch onto him immediately.
If you have this enormous talent, it’s got you by the balls, it’s a demon. You can’t be a family man and a husband and a caring person and be that animal. Dickens wasn’t that nice a guy.
Be tough. As a big guy, it’s what your teammates expect from you, to be strong. Set good screens offensively and box out at the other end. It’s a simple technique. I learned it when I was little.
I’ve been a guy who’s never really been satisfied. Work hard, try to figure out ways to improve, try to figure out ways to sustain a certain level of play.
I see a cute guy in Starbucks and I’m like… ‘Oh, okay,’ and I walk out. But who knows? Maybe I will ask somebody on a date soon!
I’m not a real religious guy. I’m a spiritual guy and my religion is love.
A grown man should always carry cash, right? I don’t know who told me, but someone told me that a long time ago, and the biggest turnoff is when a guy doesn’t have cash on him.
Being the guy that some kids look up to is pretty cool.
I’ve never been a big party guy or super social.
For me, it’s always been a financial kind of scenario. I was actually the first one who signed the ‘exclusive to Ring of Honor’ contract. I was the first guy who ever signed one of those contracts. That was tough for me because I had no one to talk to. I had no examples to go on. I was the guinea pig.
Growing up in Texas, I am a sunflower seeds and Dr. Pepper guy. If I have that, I’m pretty much good to go on any road trip, anywhere.
I do not diminish the incredible symbolic importance of a black man getting elected president. But my euphoria was a smart guy getting elected president. Maybe for the first time in my lifetime we had elected one of the thousand smartest Americans president.
I’m a guy that leads from example, but sometimes I need to speak up.
Our dad was an iron worker, a really tough guy. He raised us to be strong and stand up for ourselves. Whatever we want, we go and get it. Sometimes, you have to take it.
I’m not Ted Nugent. My house is run, essentially, by an adopted, fully clawed cat with a mean nature. I would never hunt. I would never wear fur. I would never go to a bullfight. I’m not really a meat and potatoes guy.
I went to the Sorbonne in Paris for two years and read all the classics by authors like Victor Hugo and Guy de Maupassant. I was supposed to read them in French but I cheated and used the English versions instead.
But when you truly get to know me, I’m a good guy. I’m not the bad boy people think I am.
I dated this guy who literally would never eat a single vegetable. I was like, ‘This is terrible. You eat like a five-year-old.’
I’m a guy’s guy. I don’t comb my hair unless I have to, and I don’t use lotions or fancy shampoos.
Leo Burke was an unbelievable trainer. Him and Tom Prichard. Tom Prichard was not a big guy. And I learned a lot from him.
I kinda always wanted to be a tenor player, but I’m a small guy, and tenor was just too big.
I want to be perceived as a guy who played his best in all facets, not just scoring. A guy who loved challenges.
You know how many times I have to witness the transition from, ‘Oh, get away from that thug,’ to, ‘Oh, wait a minute, that’s the guy from ‘Weeds’! Hey, can I shake your hand?’
My dad was a football player – a soccer player – for Manchester United, and I loved playing football, but I also happened to be the guy in class who was pretty good at sight reading. My teacher gave me scripts, and I was very comfortable.
I don’t feel that no big stone should be put over my head, saying he did this, he did that. Unless there’s something that I really did do. I believe I’m just ordinary. And I’d like for people to think of me that way, as just a guy that tried. Wanted to be loved by other people because he loved people.
By definition, gay is smart. I see plenty of macho heterosexual idiots, but nine times out of 10 you can have a great conversation if you find a gay guy.
Our dad is not one to impart advice or gloat or reminisce about the good old days. But he’s a race car guy, been a car guy forever, and he always wants to talk about cars.
The basic thing a man should know is how to change a tyre and how to drive a tractor. Whatever that bearded dude is doing on the Dos Equis beer commercials sets the bar. That’s your guy. Every man should be aiming to be like him. The beard is just the tip of the iceberg.
With my face, everybody always thinks I’m so young, this little guy.
I’m used to being the big tough guy, the bodyguard type.
I remember, when I was a young guy in the SEAL teams, I was very afraid of making mistakes and looking stupid or doing dumb things and getting a bad reputation.
I said I’m going to vote for Hillary. But my philosophy is that everything’s workable. If Trump is president, I’ll work with that guy. I don’t know if he’s terrible or what. He’s refreshing in that he doesn’t speak in that political way. I don’t quite understand why everybody hates Hillary so much.
I’m just a simple guy swimming in a sea of sharks.
I’m not a headline guy. I know that as long as I was following Ruth to the plate I could have stood on my head and no one would have known the difference.
Suge was a part-time security guard at Ruthless. He can be a very charming guy, and my initial instincts were to help him. Eazy was more perceptive: he always thought he was going to be a problem.
I’m not really the type of guy that dates out loud, lives out loud.
I’m not the sort to back away from a fight. I don’t believe in shrinking from anything. It’s not my speed; I’m a guy who meets adversities head on.
It’s a headache, chasing a guy around. I’d rather play against a quarterback that sits still.
There’s just so many great artists out there, but I think growing up, J. Cole has been the guy that I’ve always been listening to, even in college. Going from that struggle to stardom, that rise to stardom, ‘Dolla and a Dream,’ all that stuff – I’ve listened to all his classics, all the old J. Cole stuff.
My dad is just like everybody else’s dad. I see him as kind of a goofy guy with a great sense of humor. I try to get in a battle of wits with him, but he always gets me. I emulate him because I’ve never seen anyone work as hard as he does.
With a book I am the writer and I am also the director and I’m all of the actors and I’m the special effects guy and the lighting technician: I’m all of that. So if it’s good or bad, it’s all up to me.
I remember playing John Wayne Gacy, serial killer, very sick, neurotic, screwed-up guy. You know what? There’s a part of me there, too, and you explore that.
I’d like to believe that my face is very versatile and I can play the uber cool guy as well as the sexy hunk with equal ease.
The policeman must be a minister, a social worker, a diplomat, a tough guy, and a gentleman. And, of course, he’d have to be a genius… For he will have to feed a family on a policeman’s salary.
The guy that I worked on ‘Thriller ‘ was a genius and he was 20 years old, but it was like working with a gifted 10-year-old. The guy who I worked on with ‘Black Or White’ was crazy. Michael had gone mad.
If you’re talented and hardworking, great – good for you. You’re gonna make it; you’re gonna go places. But if you’re talented and don’t have the work element behind it, the guy that works harder is going to eventually outpace you and outrun you.
I remember when I did the pilot, and I though no network is going to want to do this. How could that happen? A half Chinese guy walking the old west that doesn’t fire one gun and never gets on a horse?
If a guy’s got it, let him give it. I’m selling music, not prejudice.
I was never the smartest guy in the room. From the first person I hired, I was never the smartest guy in the room. And that’s a big deal. And if you’re going to be a leader – if you’re a leader and you’re the smartest guy in the world – in the room, you’ve got real problems.
The nice way to meet a guy is through getting to know them first. Then you can really judge their personality. What I can’t take is meeting someone, going on a date, getting to know them, then finding out they’re a complete psycho – ‘Great, I’ve just wasted all this time on you!’
Ah, man, if I could ever hook up with Tom Waits, I’d be the happiest camper in Yellowstone, alright? That’s the one guy.
Finding a good barber is like finding a good lawyer – you gotta go to the same guy.
My dad was a longshoreman in the Port of Miami. Tough job. I worked down there in the summer once. One day. Never again. My dad was a no-nonsense guy. As a kid, I hated his rules, but as a man, I understand what he was teaching. He taught me you have to work hard for everything you get.
A tax loophole is something that benefits the other guy. If it benefits you, it is tax reform.
I’m not much of a math and science guy. I spent most of my time in school daydreaming and managed to turn it into a living.
Wes Craven was the guy who gave me my start, from my perspective, for almost no reason in particular.
I’m a very even keel guy.
There are probably a few library fines I haven’t paid yet, but I’m a pretty clean-cut guy overall.
The one thing that always bothered me when I played in the NBA was I really got irritated when they put a white guy on me.
‘The Ballad of Black Tom’ was written, in part, during the latest round of arguments about H. P. Lovecraft’s legacy as both a great writer and a prejudiced man. I grew up worshipping the guy, so this issue felt quite personal to me.
My dad is this very sensible guy who never let me feel that anything was beyond my station.
I don’t think of myself as an artist. I’m just a guy who can write.
That guy Hogan, he’s racist.
Something I’ll always remember – when I was a kid, I shook hands with Orville Wright. Forty years later, I shook hands with Neil Armstrong. The guy that invented the airplane and the guy that walked on the moon. In a lifetime, that’s kinda wild when you think about it.
I go to the pub, hang out with my family – that’s pretty much it. I also do a lot of sports when I get the chance. I’m actually a pretty mellow guy.
I make fun of situations and try and find the humor in things, but it’s never at the expense of the other guy.
I think it’s actually more difficult to come to a club where everything is going great and everyone is happy. When you take over from a guy who has been sacked because things weren’t going well, it’s more straightforward.
You don’t face Nolan Ryan without your rest. He’s the only guy I go against that makes me go to bed before midnight.