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Eli Wallach Quotes

All of these stories bounced around in my mind for a long time.

And I did Batman, too. I did Mr. Freeze. I get more mail for him than anything I've ever done.

And that movie was underrated - Nuts - because it deals with a terrible subject, but It's very well done.

And then the first was The Misfits, which I enjoyed very much, with Marilyn and Gable.

But Clint I love, because Clint was my mentor. I knew nothing about making an Italian movie.

But I went to the University of Texas in the 30s, and while there I learned to ride. Mostly polo ponies.

Even if I don't want to slow down, I'm slowing down.

Everyone thinks acting is easy. It's far from easy, but it's the most gratifying thing I do.

Having the critics praise you is like having the hangman say you've got a pretty neck.

I always end up being the evil one, and I wouldn't hurt a fly.

I always wanted to tell stories and act.

I love to tell stories and this is my way of getting them down on paper.

I met my wife and, for the next ten years, we did no films at all. She did the first movie and then I did several after. My first movie was written by Tennessee Williams and directed by Kazan and was called Baby Doll.

I never dreamed I would do Westerns.

I never lost my appetite for acting.

I was an original member of the Actors' Studio.

I'd come out of the army after five years as a medic. I was a medical administrator and we ran hospitals, and I was a Captain in the army at the end, in 1945.

I've learned that life is very tricky business: Each person needs to find what they want to do in life and not be dissuaded when people question them.

I've never lost my appetite for acting; it's innovative and challenging.

I've worked with wonderful actors like Marlon Brando and Henry Fonda.