In this post, you will find great Van Heflin Quotes. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.
Foreign films have helped me because I’ve become identified with international stars.
I’m not good-looking enough, and I don’t have the personality it takes to play myself like the big box-office stars.
It is a terrible thing to become a legend in your own time.
I’m not clothes-conscious.
I’m a character actor, always have been.
A doctor or lawyer who has reached the top can stay there or move on to higher prestige positions. But an actor of comparable competence and success and age has little or no control over his career.
I’m from the old school of actors who are convinced too much exposure on TV isn’t good for a long career.
I can’t stand loafing. It’s awfully hard on you.
If I pull in a fish I have no intention of eating, I release him immediately or give it away. If he’s swallowed the hook and you know the fish is going to die, rather than leave him to the sharks you should bring him in for the vitamin content. Aquariums welcome fish for feeding the dolphins and whales.
When I was in ‘Philadelphia Story‘ I got Joe Cotten to pick out my clothes. He loves clothes and he knows them; never gets the wrong tie and shirt combination.
I don’t want to be painted any one color and that can happen to you in Hollywood if you make a hit in a particular role.
Entertainment is a good enough product to sell on its own merits. Why should it be given away free to help somebody sell tires or toothpaste?
I’m absolutely an amoeba. It’s my survival value.
I don’t want to work too hard any more.