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Dennis Quaid Quotes

"I can't hit a ball more than 200 yards. I have no butt. You need a butt if you're going to hit a golf ball."

"I could never hold a job for more than three months, which works out well because that's how long a movie shoots."

"I didn't want to throw like an actress."

"I have a resistance to change in things that I feel comfortable with and that I'm used to."

"I love acting and making your own luck. You have to recreate yourself, I guess. Although, I don't know how."

"I want to work with great people. Great people really make you better."

"I was made to be a perfectionist at everything I did. Everything was more important than what I wanted."

"I wasn't interested in doing a baseball story. My favorite sports movies transcend the sports that they are about."

"I've been playing music since I was 12 and I like to play in a band. It takes the place of theatre for me, the live performance element."

"I've done so many movies that when I see them I don't really watch them."

"My family is the most important thing in the world to me, too, before anything else."

"My interpretation of a strong director is someone who knows their story. That's what directors are, they're storytellers because they're directing where your focus is going to be as an audience."

"That's what is great about what I do, going from one job to the other."

"There's a moment that comes and I think that it comes for anyone who loves their job and what they do and they've been at it for a while where you realize at an early age, because it's such a gift to realize at an early age what you want to do with your life and know what you want to do."

"There's no way that I could do a 9 to 5 job. There's no way. I was not cut out for that. You come in and you work for three months on the one job. They say, 'Great,' you know, and you're on to the next one - and you never even got fired. It's wonderful."

"You don't have to be alone with your thoughts anymore. You don't have to process anything. You can call up someone to do something to instantly make you sort of feel better."

"When you break up, your whole identity is shattered. It's like death."

"Sometimes in movies, I still have to be the hero, but it's not all that important to me anymore."
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