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Kirk Douglas quotes and sayings

Actor | Born: December 9, 1916
Kirk Douglas motivational quote : I came from abject poverty. There was nowhere to go but up.
Kirk Douglas motivational quote : Fear is a terrible thing. It makes you do awful things.
Kirk Douglas motivational quote : I directed two films, not very successfully, and after that, I went back to being an actor and a producer.
Kirk Douglas motivational quote : It's tough to make a movie about movies... We're all too close to it. But 'The Bad and the Beautiful' was very good.
Kirk Douglas motivational quote : Streets crowded with people strolling, or sitting at outdoor cafes. And always, talking, gesturing, singing, laughing. I liked Rome immediately.Everybody was a performer.
Kirk Douglas motivational quote : My kids never had the advantages I had. I was born poor.
Kirk Douglas motivational quote : With John Wayne, we argued all the time and we made four pictures.
Kirk Douglas motivational quote : The older you get, the more awards you get. So, if you live long enough, then you get all the awards eventually.
Kirk Douglas motivational quote : Why can't a woman be more like a dog, huh? So sweet, loving, attentive.
Kirk Douglas motivational quote : The best wine comes from home, wherever it is.
Kirk Douglas motivational quote : I guess I was a bad boy... Yes, yes, I've had lots of women in my life.
Kirk Douglas motivational quote : I didn't think I was so tough until I did 'Champion'; then I was a tough guy.
Kirk Douglas motivational quote : Virtue is not photogenic, so I liked playing bad guys. But, whenever I played a bad guy, I tried to find something good in him, and that kept my contact with the audience.
Kirk Douglas motivational quote : You know, you have to have some inner philosophy to deal with adversity.