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Bryan Cranston quotes

I have some anger issues.

Part of an actor's job is to draw up a back story.

The imagination is part of the arsenal that actors draw from.

Love is not as important as good health. You cannot be in love if you're not healthy. You can't appreciate it.

Any kind of civil rights oppression is wrong.

Money has never been my primary goal.

With craziness, you can't predict it. There's very little defense you can have on craziness.

People would love to be rich, but they're looking for the easy way. Who wouldn't want to win the lottery? Just to score.

I want to be able to experience everything. I want to experience being a husband, experience being a father, experience, maybe, hopefully, someday being a grandfather, and all those things. I want that experience. When I die, I want to be exhausted.

We've been trained since kindergarten: Be nice, be kind, share, put on a smile. So we're conditioned to squash our natural selfish instincts, and that's the right thing for society.

What's great about comedy, obviously, is that you set up a situation that people assume one thing and then you break the assumption. That's basically the backbone to comedy. You set up a situation, let people make an assumption, and then you break the assumption.

Actors are inherently self-centered.

As a director you come in and tell the actors how good they are.

At my age, I don't think anyone is untouched by cancer.

Bad for the sake of bad is boring to me and not believable.

Being a day player, period, is one of the hardest things you can do as an actor.

Danger is cool.

Every experience feeds an actor, and I've learned that depression is all around us.

Every time you start a project, you're hopeful that the critics receive it warmly.

Given the right set of circumstances any one of us could become dangerous - so why not show that in our programmes?