The Best Marlon Brando quotes

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Marlon Brando, born on April 3, 1924 and died on July 1, 2004 was an American actor. He is admired for his award-winning performances in a range of roles from rebellious teens to aging film stars and powerful businessmen.
He has been listed as one of the greatest actors ever by many magazines and he is often ranked as either the best or second best male actor of all time in lists such as The New York Times’ 100 Greatest Performers of All Time, or Quigley’s list of Top Ten Male Stars. In 1999, the American Film Institute named him the 20th greatest male screen legend.

Here are the deepest statements from Marlon Brando.

Here are the deepest Acting, Life, Feelings, Time quotes from Marlon Brando, and much more.


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About Marlon Brando

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April 3, 1924

death of the author

July 1, 2004

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Actor, Film Director, Activist

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Every time you get knocked down you get up stronger. โ€” Marlon Brando

Tell me, do you spend time with your family? Good. Because a man who doesn’t spend time with his family can never be a real man. โ€” Marlon Brando

Most writers write haphazardly. The actor is fighting unjustified words all the time. โ€” Marlon Brando

Mafia is the best example of capitalism we have. โ€” Marlon Brando

every time you get knocked down you get up stronger Marlon Brando quote

I have eyes like those of a dead pig. โ€” Marlon Brando


Acting is an empty and useless profession. โ€” Marlon Brando

There isn’t anything that pays you as much money as acting while you are deciding what the hell you’re going to do with yourself. โ€” Marlon Brando

If you’re successful, acting is about as soft a job as anybody could ever wish for. But if you’re unsuccessful it’s worse than having a skin disease. โ€” Marlon Brando

The principal benefit acting has afforded me is the money to pay for my psychoanalysis. โ€” Marlon Brando

acting is an empty and useless profession Marlon Brando quote

It is a simple fact that all of us use the techniques of acting to achieve whatever ends we seek. โ€” Marlon Brando

Acting is the least mysterious of all crafts. Whenever we want something from somebody or when we want to hide something or pretend, we’re acting. Most people do it all day long. โ€” Marlon Brando

Acting is the expression of a neurotic impulse. It’s a bum’s life. Quitting acting, that’s the sign of maturity. โ€” Marlon Brando

Acting is the expression of a neurotic impulse. it’s a bum’s life. the principal benefit Acting has afforded me is the money to pay for my psychoanalysis. โ€” Marlon Brando

Acting serves as the quintessential social lubricant and a device for protecting our interests and gaining advantage in every aspect of life. โ€” Marlon Brando

I don’t know what people expect when they meet me. They seem to be afraid that I’m going to piss in the potted palm and slap them on the ass. โ€” Marlon Brando


Regret is useless in life. It’s in the past. All we have is now. โ€” Marlon Brando

I think to regret is useless in life. It belongs to the past. โ€” Marlon Brando

Hey, you wanna hear my philosophy of life? Do it to him before he does it to you. โ€” Marlon Brando

If there’s anything unsettling to the stomach, it’s watching actors on television talk about their personal lives. โ€” Marlon Brando

regret is useless in life it s in the past all we have is now Marlon Brando quote

To grasp the full significance of life is the actor’s duty, to interpret it is his problem, and to express it his dedication. โ€” Marlon Brando

An actor must interpret life, and in order to do so he must be willing to accept all experiences that life can offer. โ€” Marlon Brando

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I refused to be a fool dancing on a string held by all of those big shots. I don’t apologise, that’s my life โ€” Marlon Brando

There’s a line in the picture where he snarls, ‘Nobody tells me what to do.’ That’s exactly how I’ve felt all my life. โ€” Marlon Brando


The more sensitive you are, the more certain you are to be brutalized, develop scabs, never evolve. Never allow yourself to feel anything, because you always feel to much. โ€” Marlon Brando

Food has always been my friend. When I wanted to feel better or had a crisis in my life, I opened the icebox. โ€” Marlon Brando

George Bernard Shaw said that thinking was the greatest of all human endeavors, but I would say that feeling was. Allowing yourself to feel things, to feel love or wrath, hatred, rage. โ€” Marlon Brando

It really don’t matter what you’re thinking about, as long as you’re thinking about something. โ€” Marlon Brando

What might be a brave choice for you, for another person they may simply not experience fear. โ€” Marlon Brando

Inspiring Phrases From Marlon Brando

I only mean forty per cent of what I say. โ€” Marlon Brando

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The only reason I’m in Hollywood is that I don’t have the moral courage to refuse the money. โ€” Marlon Brando

If the expenditure of money for entertainment in America is any indication of taste, clearly the majority of us are addicted to trash. โ€” Marlon Brando

The four pillars of wisdom that support journalistic endeavors are: lies, stupidity, moneyโ€“grubbing, and ethical irresponsibility. โ€” Marlon Brando

I don’t mind that I’m fat. You still get the same money. โ€” Marlon Brando

All I want to be is normally insane. โ€” Marlon Brando

i don t mind that i m fat you still get the same money Marlon Brando quote

That’s the principal guiding feature of all interviews today is money. โ€” Marlon Brando

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