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Dennis Quaid quotes

That's what is great about what I do, going from one job to the other.

There's no way that I could do a 9 to 5 job. There's no way. I was not cut out for that. You come in and you work for three months on the one job. They say, 'Great,' you know, and you're on to the next one - and you never even got fired. It's wonderful.

I could never hold a job for more than three months, which works out well because that's how long a movie shoots.

When you break up, your whole identity is shattered. It's like death.

I have a resistance to change in things that I feel comfortable with and that I'm used to.

I want to work with great people. Great people really make you better.

I was made to be a perfectionist at everything I did. Everything was more important than what I wanted.

I can't hit a ball more than 200 yards. I have no butt. You need a butt if you're going to hit a golf ball.

I love acting and making your own luck. You have to recreate yourself, I guess. Although, I don't know how.

I've done so many movies that when I see them I don't really watch them.

If you're going to stick around in this business, you have to have the ability to reinvent yourself, whether consciously or unconsciously.

Sometimes in movies, I still have to be the hero, but it's not all that important to me anymore.

What, like I want to look like Dick Clark? No. I think I look great with liver spots.

My interpretation of a strong director is someone who knows their story. That's what directors are, they're storytellers because they're directing where your focus is going to be as an audience.

You don't have to be alone with your thoughts anymore. You don't have to process anything. You can call up someone to do something to instantly make you sort of feel better.