Top Quotes by Alec Baldwin

Some days you’re the kid with the stick, some days you’re the pinata.

Alec Baldwin

There’s a way I could have done things differently. I know that. If I offended anyone along the way, I do apologize.

Alec Baldwin

Manhattan is like Beverly Hills. And the soul of New York has moved to Brooklyn, where everything new and exciting seems to be.

Alec Baldwin

Remember, sex is like a Chinese dinner. It ain’t over ’til you both get your cookie.

Alec Baldwin

Men are literally lying in bed with their wives when the marriage is essentially over, thinking, ‘I’ve got to get the hell out of here’, and have a fantasy woman in mind. Then you get divorced, meet a woman, marry her, and by the time all that goes by, you’ve aged a few years and are ready to go back to your ex-wife.

Alec Baldwin

My whole life is classical now. Except my wife. I don’t have a classical wife. I have a classy wife, but I don’t have a classical wife.

Alec Baldwin

People don’t understand this: if you want to have a really good shot at succeeding, there are doors you have to slam in people’s faces and say, ‘This is my priority, and you can’t depend on me to help you.’ I was never good at that.

Alec Baldwin

Grown-ups yell. I don’t know why, but they do.

Alec Baldwin

When you lack a certain vitality in the film business, there’s no hiding it. It’s like you’ve had your limb chopped off. How do you hide the fact that you’re missing an arm?

Alec Baldwin

I don’t try to communicate with my ‘audience’. I don’t bother with that any more. I used to try to have conversations with people, but it’s futile.

Alec Baldwin

I don’t try to communicate with my ‘audience’. I don’t bother with that any more. I used to try to have conversations with people, but it’s futile.

Alec Baldwin

I hope people will learn more about agriculture in America. About locally grown farming and about water conservation. About how much pollution results from beef and pig farming.

Alec Baldwin

A lot of people want to not wear a tie when they go to a restaurant. They feel they don’t have to wear a tie. I think it’s kind of a statement they’re making. I don’t know what that statement is. I haven’t quite figured that out yet.

Alec Baldwin

Doing these parts is not fun. It’s challenging, but no fun. It’s creepy. I would rather play the guy that throws the touchdown pass and gets carried off the field.

Alec Baldwin

Often in films, you have no idea where you’re going to be six months from now. And I grew very weary of that. And television, although it wasn’t necessarily as creatively diverse as filmmaking can be, it was the lifestyle choice that I needed to make.

Alec Baldwin

Acting in the theatre is fun; acting in film is work.

Alec Baldwin

I know some people who live this much more insulated life in Los Angeles, where their feet never touch public ground. They walk out of their bathroom, their living room, they get into their garage, their car, and the next thing you know, they’re at the valet parking of the restaurant or the store or the office. They’re in a bubble the whole time.

Alec Baldwin

Let’s face facts, this is visual medium, there’s a very high premium put on people who are good-looking. But the minute you rely on that you get yourself in trouble. You certainly don’t make a career out of that anymore as an actor.

Alec Baldwin

There are shows that are monolithic successes on TV that nobody in the business ever watches one episode of.

Alec Baldwin

I wanted to be president of the United States. I really did. The older I get, the less preposterous the idea seems.

Alec Baldwin

Getting older is hard.

Alec Baldwin

If you’re going to have someone defend you, it doesn’t get any better than Kristen Stewart.

Alec Baldwin

I have been driven to the edge by parental alienation for many years now. You have to go through this to understand.

Alec Baldwin

There’s less critical thinking going on in this country on a Main Street level – forget about the media – than ever before. We’ve never needed people to think more critically than now, and they’ve taken a big nap.

Alec Baldwin

I never thought of myself as a wealthy person. I’ve thought of myself as a person who has had a lot of luck. I don’t have the same stress that other people have, but there are too many things I could have done differently if wealth was what I was after. If I was all about money, I would have lived in L.A.

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I just love Rome. It really does cast a spell on you.

Alec Baldwin

I feel I’m two people: I have my interest in acting and I have a lot of other political interests I’d like to pursue.

Alec Baldwin

I just love Rome. It really does cast a spell on you.

Alec Baldwin

You have a lot of optimism when you are young.

Alec Baldwin

If Hank Williams Jr. wasn’t such a pathetic, wheezing fossil, I’d have a talk with him.

Alec Baldwin

Nobody cares about your autograph. There are cameras everywhere, and there are media outlets for them to ‘file their story’.

Alec Baldwin

I’m the kind of person who does not want to be anywhere that I’m not wanted.

Alec Baldwin

Everybody had posters in their room; everybody had the four symbols of Zeppelin on the wall and all that.

Alec Baldwin

I think I’m just like a lot of people who had nothing. We had to amuse ourselves, so we had to become amusing.

Alec Baldwin

If I won the lottery tomorrow, I probably would never work again.

Alec Baldwin

The campaign finance scandal in America is the global warming of American political life – with cash substituting for deadly solar radiation.

Alec Baldwin

My father would chaperone at high-school dances, and the toughest guy in the high school used to want to fight my father. My father broke his hand on a guy’s head once in school.

Alec Baldwin

When I’m not working, I dress like a surfer. I look like I’m going to come into your house and clean your pool.

Alec Baldwin

As my friend said to me, when you have children, typically in a second marriage, when you’re older and you get married again to a woman who would have children, you must always remember that you make sure the children attend a college where the commencement ceremonies are held in a facility with a wheelchair accessible ramp.

Alec Baldwin

In the film business, when you’re young, you just want to work. But when you’re older, it has more to do with who’s involved with the project – who you’re going to get in the boat with.

Alec Baldwin

You have actors who begin at a certain young age and there’s very little change in their technique and the depth of their performances; they’re the same 30 years later.

Alec Baldwin

Bush wasn’t elected, he was selected – selected by five judges up in Washington who voted along party lines.

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Everything that Bush touches turns to manure in public policy.

Alec Baldwin

I think my exact comment was that if Bush won it would be a good time to leave the United States. I’m not necessarily going to leave the United States.

Alec Baldwin

There are people who would rather choke than go see my movies. They write me letters all the time.

Alec Baldwin

Cheney is a terrorist. He terrorizes our enemies abroad and innocent citizens here at home indiscriminately.

Alec Baldwin

Down with Dukes of Hazzard!

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To be in this business and have tremendous integrity and only make distinguished choices is very tough.

Alec Baldwin

I don’t think I really have a talent for movie acting.

Alec Baldwin

I wish I could play the lead role in one movie, one great movie.

Alec Baldwin

Success begets success. I’ve been offered a lot of movies now that ’30 Rock’ has been successful.

Alec Baldwin

When I get onstage in a play, I feel very safe, very protected, very fulfilled.

Alec Baldwin

I’d do anything to have more kids. But that’s probably not gonna happen now.

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