Adam Baldwin Quotes

It could potentially be something big but come what may, we have closure on a very sad chapter of our lives when the show was cancelled. Now we have this movie that stands on its own and hopefully we’re all part of something special and I think we are.
-Adam Baldwin

 

 

Fear is a killer, when it comes to the creative process.
-Adam Baldwin

 

 

This is advice I would give to any young actor – if you go into a room with anybody and you come in with a positive attitude and a place of love, and you truly do love what you’re doing, then the negative energy doesn’t even get into the room. You just have to prepare, and then go in and be the best you that you can be, and you’ll either get the job or you won’t.
-Adam Baldwin

 

 

My wife asks me, when I get home from auditions, if they asked how tall I am. And if I say “Yes,” then she says, “Okay, you didn’t get that job.”
-Adam Baldwin

 

 

What hard evidence is there that Obama doesn’t want ebola in America?
-Adam Baldwin

 

 

I’m always looking, as an actor, for activities. I think it’s far more interesting to watch what people do than what they say. You always want to watch behavior, because the dialogue as written by our illustrious leaders is great. Eminently playable.
-Adam Baldwin

 

 

I was involved with drama departments since the 5th grade. I played at it. It was an escape.
-Adam Baldwin

 

I tested for a couple of pilots, but they said I was too tall.
-Adam Baldwin

 

 

I just consider myself a piece of the puzzle and I’m lucky enough to be asked or invited to the party, if you will. I hope I can bring some laughs and grimaces to the fans.
-Adam Baldwin

 

 

You can’t control the audience. When you’re on the air and they’re not coming to the party, it’s time to shut down the party.
-Adam Baldwin

 

 

A lot of the television industry is so cookie-cutter. In general, there are so many shows that are easy and bland to watch. You can tune in at any time and know exactly where you are in the story arc because it’s pretty much the same every week.
-Adam Baldwin

 

 

Stillness as a technique is still really captivating to me.
-Adam Baldwin

 

 

The guys I grew up with, my cinematic heroes, have always been men of few words, but of action. Clint Eastwood, Eli Wallach.
-Adam Baldwin

 

Acting had always been the social scene I’d fallen into. It was sort of a merry band of band geeks and theater nerds.
-Adam Baldwin

 

 

My heroes are the camera crew and the electricians. They work such long hours.
-Adam Baldwin

I’m like a fungus; you can’t get rid of me.
-Adam Baldwin

 

 

It was never the fame or fortune that drove me to act. It was something I love and enjoy doing it. A lot of people identify who they are by what they do and that’s not me. It’s what I do but not who I am. Who I am is a parent. I’m a family man.
-Adam Baldwin

 

 

It’s great to be able to pretend you’re tough but funny at the same time.
-Adam Baldwin

 

 

 

What I try to do is to appreciate every job I have while I’m working on it.
-Adam Baldwin

 

I’m not much of a jokester.
-Adam Baldwin

 

 

I’m no Leonardo DiCaprio.
-Adam Baldwin

 

 

You never really know the guy until you sit down with him.
-Adam Baldwin

 

 

I think work begets work.
-Adam Baldwin

 

 

I always did think that when I turned 40, I’d start coming into my own.
-Adam Baldwin

 

 

 

You get a sense of how the show works and then let your personality take over.
-Adam Baldwin

 

 

A lot of the questions that anyone would naturally have about their family, you’ll get much of the answers for, or at least hints to where it will go, in the future.
-Adam Baldwin

 

 

The only people who have control over their careers are the ones you see on the covers of magazines. Everyone else is just plodding along making a living. The key is not to live over your means and overdo it.
-Adam Baldwin

 

 

You know what the chain of command is? It’s the chain I go get and beat ya with until you realize who’s in ruttin’ command here!
-Adam Baldwin

 

 

If I’m gonna get my balls blown off for a word, my word is poontang.
-Adam Baldwin

 

 

We’ve had a long ride back from a cancellation of a short-lived television series to the release of a major motion picture. I don’t know if there’s any other story equivalent to that in Hollywood history,
-Adam Baldwin

 

 

There’s a definite Boy-named-Sue bitterness emanating from Jayne. You don’t cross him, you don’t trust him. But you want him on your side in a fight.
-Adam Baldwin

 

 

The top-notch shows have pretty good crews and I’m a big fan of hard-working camera crews. They make our jobs so easy.
-Adam Baldwin

 

 

They’re real people. It’s a look into the future that’s not going to be a perfect utopian future. Joss was able to portray people with flaws, imperfect people, tyrannical people, people who can be both heroic and self-centered.
-Adam Baldwin

 

 

I mean, I’m a guy with three kids. I’m home usually Friday nights, but I know most people who aren’t like me aren’t.
-Adam Baldwin

 

 

Hopefully, young people will read more books, and it will cause them to think a little longer, than just react to pretty pictures.
-Adam Baldwin

 

 

I don’t prefer the guest star, one-shots. The arcs are more interesting because they give you more time to work through the character and they tend to give you more close-ups, which is what television is all about.
-Adam Baldwin

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