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Top 33 wise famous quotes and sayings by Wallace Shawn

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Wallace Shawn quotes: And my singing, I don't think I could sing Wagner or opera, but I could probably carry a tune. I was in a musical once, but it was never performed. And my singing, I don't think I could sing Wagner or opera, but I could probably carry a tune. I was in a musical once, but it was never performed.
Wallace Shawn quotes: I know that I am one and I've made a living as an actor and I enjoy being an actor, but when I'm not actually doing it, I forget that I know that I am one and I've made a living as an actor and I enjoy being an actor, but when I'm not actually doing it, I forget that I do it.
Wallace Shawn quotes: You can go to a play that is enjoyable because it's funny, and then on the next night you can go to a play that's enjoyable because it's 'disturbing.' You can go to a play that is enjoyable because it's funny, and then on the next night you can go to a play that's enjoyable because it's 'disturbing.'
Wallace Shawn quotes: In terms of number of movies, I've been in an extraordinary amount. If you count only the minutes I'm onscreen, it's not so long. In terms of number of movies, I've been in an extraordinary amount. If you count only the minutes I'm onscreen, it's not so long.
Wallace Shawn quotes: I have been vain since birth. I have been vain since birth.
Wallace Shawn quotes: I do things, and other people laugh at them. I rarely know what the joke is supposed to be or why they're laughing. I do things, and other people laugh at them. I rarely know what the joke is supposed to be or why they're laughing.
Wallace Shawn quotes: Escape before it's too late. Escape before it's too late.
Wallace Shawn quotes: I don't see that many plays, and for me, musicals are rarely pleasing. I don't see that many plays, and for me, musicals are rarely pleasing.
Wallace Shawn quotes: I have been vain since birth. I expected other people to like what I did, although my vanity has definitely diminished over the years. I have been vain since birth. I expected other people to like what I did, although my vanity has definitely diminished over the years.
Wallace Shawn quotes: Even with my wife, I find sharing soup is hard. Even with my wife, I find sharing soup is hard.
Wallace Shawn quotes: My plays have been strange from the beginning, and they never got unstrange. My plays have been strange from the beginning, and they never got unstrange.
Wallace Shawn quotes: I spend most of my time thinking about things like laundry and buying stationery supplies. I spend most of my time thinking about things like laundry and buying stationery supplies.
Wallace Shawn quotes: The life of an actor can be very enviable. The life of an actor can be very enviable.
Wallace Shawn quotes: I'm being mocked because I don't live up to a socially determined view of what other people think a person should look like. I'm being mocked because I don't live up to a socially determined view of what other people think a person should look like.
Wallace Shawn quotes: Sleep: a poor substitute for caffeine! Sleep: a poor substitute for caffeine!
Wallace Shawn quotes: Acting is an escape from the boring person that I am in real life. Acting is an escape from the boring person that I am in real life.
Wallace Shawn quotes: It's obviously a characteristic of human beings that we like to feel superior to others, but our problem is we are not superior It's obviously a characteristic of human beings that we like to feel superior to others, but our problem is we are not superior
Wallace Shawn quotes: I have more free time than a lot of individuals, so, instead of talking, I sometimes write. I have more free time than a lot of individuals, so, instead of talking, I sometimes write.
Wallace Shawn quotes: There's nothing regular about my life at all, really. I don't keep a regular schedule and every day is different. It's all rather chaotic. There's nothing regular about my life at all, really. I don't keep a regular schedule and every day is different. It's all rather chaotic.
Wallace Shawn quotes: I was clever enough to know that John Donne was offering something that was awfully enjoyable. I just wasn't clever enough to actually enjoy it. I was clever enough to know that John Donne was offering something that was awfully enjoyable. I just wasn't clever enough to actually enjoy it.
Wallace Shawn quotes: I don't have a television, and I'm just not too up on television. I don't have a television, and I'm just not too up on television.
Wallace Shawn quotes: In real life, every person is the leading man or woman. We don't think of ourselves as supporting or character actors. In real life, every person is the leading man or woman. We don't think of ourselves as supporting or character actors.
Wallace Shawn quotes: Who says one instance of writing has anything in common with another instance? Who says one instance of writing has anything in common with another instance?