100+ Samuel L. Jackson Quotes That Will Get You Through The Day

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Samuel L. Jackson quotes that will get you through the day. There are so many Samuel L. Jackson quotes that can help you when you are tired of being in the same old rut, and all you need is a little push, a little inspiration, a smile on the face, change of mood, bring you out of the banality of life, make you laugh a little, or may even make you cry a bit, and these Samuel L. Jackson quotes exists just do that.

Samuel L. Jackson is a very famous American actor and also a film producer. Samuel L. Jackson has earned a lot of fame and many awards, and he is the actor whose movies have earned the highest total gross revenue.

Samuel L. Jackson had risen to fame during the 1990s with movies like Jungle Fever (1991), Goodfellas (1990), Amos & Andrew (1993), Patriot Games (1992), Jurassic Park (1993), True Romance (1993), Jackie Brown (1997), Pulp Fiction (1994), The Hateful Eight (2015) and also, Django Unchained (2012).

Samuel L. Jackson is a highly prolific actor, and he has made appearances in more than 150 movies including A Time to Kill (1996), Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995), The Negotiator (1998), The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996), Unbreakable (2000), Deep Blue Sea (1999), XXX (2002), Shaft (2000) Kong: Skull Island, Snakes on a Plane (2006), and also Star Wars prequel trilogy.

With Samuel L. Jackson’s permission, his likeness had been used for the Ultimate version of the Marvel Comics character named, Nick Fury. Samuel L. Jackson has then played the role of Nick Fury in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) movies, Iron Man 2 (2010), Iron Man (2008), Captain America: The First Avenger (2011), Thor (2011), Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), The Avengers (2012), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Avengers: Endgame (2019), Captain Marvel (2019), and also, Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019).

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“If you have an opportunity to use your voice you should use it.”

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“Girl, don’t make me put my foot in your ass.”

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“Those that have loved longest love best.”

Samuel L. Jackson popular quotes “My ass may be dumb, but I ain’t no dumbass.”

Samuel L. Jackson quotes “Todoroff is the best. Look no further.”

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“All movies aren’t fun; some are hard work. You try to do something and convey a set of emotions that have to do with some real life kind of stuff.”

“Anyone who tells you money can’t buy happiness never had any.”

“Because of where I come from, I never thought I’d see in my life a black candidate running for President.”

“But Medicine is a demonstrative Science, and all its processes should be proved by established principles, and be based on positive inductions. That the proceedings of Medicine are not of this character, in to be attributed to the manner of its cultivation, and not to the nature of the Science itself.”

“Everything that I’ve gone through informs me and my opinions in a way, I guess because I am a child of segregation. I lived through it. I lived in it. I was of it.”

“I actually think I have an audience member’s sensibility about going to the movies.”

“I did ‘Formula 51’ because I got to run around Liverpool in a kilt, with golf clubs.”

“I dont understand how people live without creating”

“I get paid all day, every day, which is almost too much for a sensitive artist.”

“I grew up in the South with guns everywhere and we never shot anyone. This [shooting] is about people who aren’t taught the value of life.”

“I grew up watching those blaxploitation movies. Ron O’Neal, Richard Roundtree, Jim Brown, Pam Grier. For the first time, I saw ‘The Negro’ get one over on ‘The Man.'”

“I guess the worst day I have had was when I had to stand up in rehab in front of my wife and daughter and say ‘Hi, my name is Sam and I am an addict.'”

“I have a lot more energy than I used to have. I sleep better. I like the way I look in my clothes better. I don’t cramp as much. I exercise better. I think my circulation has gotten better.”

“I hope Obama gets scary in the next four years, ‘cuz he ain’t gotta worry about getting re-elected.”

“I just always knew that I lived in two worlds. There was the world of my house and community, but to make my way in that white world I had to modify the way I spoke and acted. I had to sometimes not make direct eye contact.”

“I kind of realize that I have a tendency to choose the kind of films I watched when I was a kid and would go home and pretend with my friends that we were in those movies after we saw them.”

“I look at myself as an audience member. I still love movies, and I still go and sit in the back of the big dark room with everybody else, and I want the same thrill.”

“I love comic books and I love anime.”

“I never did one thing right in my life, you know that? Not one. That takes skill.”

“I never had one beer. If I bought a six-pack of beer, I kept drinking till all six beers were gone. You have to have that kind of understanding about yourself. I haven’t had a drink now in 12 years.”

“I read, watch television, watch movies, hang out with family. I like my clothes and I have great cars, and I drive those. But for most people, it’s like, “That’s boring. You don’t club? You don’t party?””

“I run into a lot of kids who are either on R&R, or on their way to Iraq. They all know who I am and are fans, but they’re kids! I am yet to meet one that’s over 23. Yet they’re full-time warriors.”

“I see myself as a storyteller. So, when I read something, I see the story, and I see it on screen, in my head, in a certain way. I always want to see it and see me in it.”

“I sit at home and read books. I watch movies. I watch television. I go and play golf. I don’t go to nightclubs. I don’t go out to dinner that often. I’m not a big party guy.”

“I tend to play characters that I can infuse with certain kinds of humour. Even the baddest guy can be funny in his own particular way. I want the audience to engage with the character on some deeper level so that they leave the cinema still thinking about him.”

“I think the biggest challenges for franchises are keeping them fresh and exciting, and most times, you need a good bad guy to make that thing continually work, and sometimes they don’t.”

“I understand the rural South, because I spent a lot of time in it when I was a kid. My grandfather’s brothers were farmers. I spent time on the farm as a kid with them, walking through the fields, working, and hanging out.”

“I understood, through rehab, things about creating characters. I understood that creating whole people means knowing where we come from, how we can make a mistake and how we overcome things to make ourselves stronger.”

“I used to like watching Helen Mirren’s early films, because she was always naked. It’s titillating.”

“I voted for Barack because he was black. ‘Cuz that’s why other folks vote for other people – because they look like them… That’s American politics, pure and simple.”

“I walk the streets, take the train, it’s real simple. Some actors create their own mythology: ‘Oh, I’m so famous I can’t go places, because I created this mythology that I’m so famous I can’t go places.”

“If you are a Jedi, just understand something: people are going to be chasing you. The Jedi Council of every city you enter is going to be chasing you. I’ve been accosted by the Jedi Council in Rio and everywhere else.”

“If you do not have courage, you may not have the opportunity to use any of your other virtues.”

“I’m a good son, a good father, a good husband – I’ve been married to the same woman for 30 years. I’m a good friend. I finished college, I have my education, I donate money anonymously. So when people criticize the kind of characters that I play on screen, I go, ‘You know, that’s part of history.'”

“I’m actually very ordinary, except people get to pay their money to come watch me work. The same way that we go to McDonald’s.. we don’t care about the guy behind the counter, but if he was doing something special, we’d pay our money to go watch him cook that hamburger.”

“I’m as serious as a heart attack.”

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“I’m not as angry as I used to be. But I can get in touch with that anger pretty quickly if I feel my space is being invaded or somebody is not treating me with the respect that I think I want.”

“I’m pretty focused on what I do. I think directing is a very specific talent, and I’m not real big on putting puzzles together, which is basically what a film is.”

“It was actually a lot more helpful to have Calvin Hart, a cop, as my template. He was also my technical advisor on Shaft. This time, I kinda got to go to Jersey City with him, and hang around, and watch him interact with other cops, people in the projects, and see what it means to be him. People call him ‘Big Daddy’ and he’s this larger-than-life hero to a lot of people.”

“It was fun to be in a scene again with [my wife LaTanya Richardson]. We used to do plays together all the time. We hadn’t really worked together since Losing Isaiah [1995]. That was kind of early on in both of our cinematic careers. Things have changed a little bit since then.”

“It wasn’t until I let go of the idea of the brass ring that it showed up, and fortunately for me, it coincided with getting clean.”

“I’ve been fortunate to be in films that are classic, that are going to be around.”

“I’ve made a way to allow myself to do big films, small films, dramas, comedies, action films, horror films, or whatever interests me, as a movie-goer. I like watching myself in movies. I want to choose movies that allow me to enjoy myself, the way that I want to entertain myself.”

“I’ve never been to jail. I’ve never been arrested. I’ve never been locked up.”

“I’ve played a lot of different cops in a lot of different law enforcement agencies.”

“Jackson doesn’t bother to read the scripts anymore. He just checks to make sure he has one loud scene where he gets to shout, then cashes the paycheck.”

“Just ’cause you pour syrup on something doesnt make it pancakes”

“Lifelong readers continue to read, finding in books the means to enjoy life or endure it”

“Long Kiss Goodnight has a huge cult following. They could make another version of that movie right now and make a lot of money.”

“Michelle Obama is Superwoman. What can’t she do? That’s why people love her. She can be on the Supreme Court and anywhere else she wants. She can be the president. She’s history and she’ll stay history because she is so amazingly smart and together.”

“My dad was an absentee dad, so it was always important to me that I was part of my daughter’s life, and she deserved two parents, which is part of the rationale behind us staying married for 30 years.”

“Not everybody goes to movies to get their life changed.”

“Not everything’s made to win an Academy Award.”

“Painters get up and paint. Writers get up and write. I like to get up and act. It’s not a big deal. It makes me happy.”

“People go to movies on Saturday to get away from the war in Iraq and taxes and election news and pedophiles online and just go and have some fun. I like doing movies that are fun.”

“People know about the Klan and the overt racism, but the killing of one’s soul little by little, day after day, is a lot worse than someone coming in your house and lynching you.”

“She has been in here several times before but that particular day I don’t remember her.”

“Sometimes one of my ways of choosing movies that I want to do is if it’s the kind of movie I would have gone to see when I was a kid, and this is a movie I actually did go see, as a kid. And I think it will be exciting for audiences to see now.”

“Take a stand for what’s right. Raise a ruckus and make a change. You may not always be popular, but you’ll be part of something larger and bigger and greater than yourself. Besides, making history is extremely cool.”

“The [Oregon] Journal in its head and heart will stand for the people, be truly Democratic and free from political entanglements and machinations, believing in the principles that promise the greatest good to the greatest number-to ALL MEN, regardless of race, creed or previous condition of servitude… It will be a fair newspaper, not a dull and selfish sheet…”

“The best advice that was given to me was that I had to be 10 times smarter, braver and more polite to be equal. So I did.”

“The only thing I’ve kind of missed is finding a really good western that I want to do, because I watched westerns a lot.”

“The Romans had, like other Pagan nations, a nature festival, called by them Saturnalia, and the Northern peoples had Yule; both celebrated the turn of the year from the death of winter to the life of spring – the winter solstice. As this was an auspicious change the festival was a very joyous one… The giving of presents and the burning of candles characterized it. Among the Northern people the lighting of a huge log in the houses of the great and with appropriate ceremonies was a feature.”

“Then he departs, … We’re not talking about weeks. We’re speaking about a number of days. Now why is that being looked at as an unreasonable offer?”

“There are some movies that deserve criticism. They want people to know that it’s a great dramatic accomplishment and has some great performances in it. But, c’mon. Yes, you will have some fun if you go see ‘Snakes on a Plane.’ Snakes are biting people – and they’re biting them right on screen. There’s nothing to review. It’s not ‘Snakes on the Waterfront.’ You don’t have snakes going, ‘I coulda been a constrictor.’ No. Hell no. It’s ‘Snakes on a Plane.'”

“We need to change America’s image round the world. America has lost some lustre in terms of how folks aspire to be like us.”

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“We’ve come a long way in our thinking, but also in our moral decay. I can’t imagine Dr. King watching the ‘Real Housewives’ or ‘Jersey Shore.'”

“What kills me is that everybody thinks I like Jazz.”

“When I’m not working, I like to play golf.”

“When people want me to sign an autograph in a restaurant, and I’m eating. I don’t even have to say no, I just kind of stop and look at them … “Oh, okay. I’ll … I’ll come back.””

“When the riots happened in L.A., they didn’t go to Beverly Hills to trash Rodeo Drive. They trashed their own neighborhoods. It’s one of those tragedies that we always see in riot situations, where the only thing that they can lash out against is the stuff that’s right there in their own communities. They destroy the very things that help them survive in their own community. There is a level of futility in that.”

“You ain’t got but one life. You ought to live it the way you want.”

“You know me. It’s my duty to please that booty.”

“Young guys don’t tend to want to portray people who have frailties or are less than macho.”

“I just always knew that I lived in two worlds. There was the world of my house and community, but to make my way in that white world I had to modify the way I spoke and acted. I had to sometimes not make direct eye contact.” – Samuel L. Jackson

“I sit at home and read books… I’m not a big party guy.” – Samuel L. Jackson

“I grew up in the South with guns everywhere and we never shot anyone. This [shooting] is about people who aren’t taught the value of life.” – Samuel L. Jackson

“I read, watch television, watch movies, hang out with family. I like my clothes and I have great cars, and I drive those. But for most people, it’s like, “That’s boring. You don’t club? You don’t party?” – Samuel L. Jackson

“I have a lot more energy than I used to have.” – Samuel L. Jackson

“When people want me to sign an autograph in a restaurant, and I’m eating. I don’t even have to say no, I just kind of stop and look at them … “Oh, okay. I’ll … I’ll come back.” – Samuel L. Jackson

“If you have an opportunity to use your voice you should use it.” – Samuel L. Jackson

“I think the biggest challenges for franchises are keeping them fresh and exciting, and most times, you need a good bad guy to make that thing continually work, and sometimes they don’t.” – Samuel L. Jackson

“I don’t understand how people live without creating” – Samuel L. Jackson

“I’m pretty focused on what I do. I think directing is a very specific talent, and I’m not real big on putting puzzles together, which is basically what a film is.” – Samuel L. Jackson

“Take a stand for what’s right. Raise a ruckus and make a change. You may not always be popular, but you’ll be part of something larger and bigger and greater than yourself. Besides, making history is extremely cool.” – Samuel L. Jackson

“I see myself as a storyteller. So, when I read something, I see the story, and I see it on screen, in my head, in a certain way. I always want to see it and see me in it.” – Samuel L. Jackson

“Oh I’m sorry did I break your conversation?” – Samuel L. Jackson

“Painters get up and paint. Writers get up and write. I like to get up and act. It’s not a big deal. It makes me happy.” – Samuel L. Jackson

“I understood, through rehab, things about creating characters. I understood that creating whole people means knowing where we come from, how we can make a mistake and how we overcome things to make ourselves stronger.” – Samuel L. Jackson

“I’ve made a way to allow myself to do big films, small films, dramas, comedies, action films, horror films, or whatever interests me, as a movie-goer. I like watching myself in movies. I want to choose movies that allow me to enjoy myself, the way that I want to entertain myself.” – Samuel L. Jackson

“We’ve come a long way in our thinking, but also in our moral decay. I can’t imagine Dr. King watching the ‘Real Housewives’ or ‘Jersey Shore.’” – Samuel L. Jackson

“Sometimes one of my ways of choosing movies that I want to do is if it’s the kind of movie I would have gone to see when I was a kid, and this is a movie I actually did go see, as a kid. And I think it will be exciting for audiences to see now.” – Samuel L. Jackson

“People know about the Klan and the overt racism, but the killing of one’s soul little by little, day after day, is a lot worse than someone coming in your house and lynching you.” – Samuel L. Jackson

“The best advice that was given to me was that I had to be 10 times smarter, braver and more polite to be equal. So I did.” – Samuel L. Jackson

“Anyone who tells you money can’t buy happiness never had any.” – Samuel L. Jackson

“I love comic books and I love anime.” – Samuel L. Jackson

“I never had one beer. If I bought a six-pack of beer, I kept drinking till all six beers were gone. You have to have that kind of understanding about yourself. I haven’t had a drink now in 12 years.” – Samuel L. Jackson

“I guess the worst day I have had was when I had to stand up in rehab in front of my wife and daughter and say ‘Hi, my name is Sam and I am an addict.’” – Samuel L. Jackson

“I voted for Barack because he was black. ‘Cuz that’s why other folks vote for other people – because they look like them… That’s American politics, pure and simple.” – Samuel L. Jackson

“I’m not as angry as I used to be. But I can get in touch with that anger pretty quickly if I feel my space is being invaded or somebody is not treating me with the respect that I think I want.” – Samuel L. Jackson

“When I’m not working, I like to play golf.” – Samuel L. Jackson

“I actually think I have an audience member’s sensibility about going to the movies.” – Samuel L. Jackson

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“Long Kiss Goodnight has a huge cult following. They could make another version of that movie right now and make a lot of money.” – Samuel L. Jackson

“I’m a good son, a good father, a good husband – I’ve been married to the same woman for 30 years. I’m a good friend. I finished college, I have my education, I donate money anonymously. So when people criticize the kind of characters that I play on screen, I go, ‘You know, that’s part of history.’” – Samuel L. Jackson

“Todoroff is the best. Look no further.” – Samuel L. Jackson

“My ass may be dumb, but I ain’t no dumbass.” – Samuel L. Jackson

“Lifelong readers continue to read, finding in books the means to enjoy life or endure it” – Samuel L. Jackson

“Girl, don’t make me put my foot in your ass.” – Samuel L. Jackson

“If you do not have courage, you may not have the opportunity to use any of your other virtues.” – Samuel L. Jackson

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