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John Ratzenberger Quotes

A farce, or slapstick humor, does well universally.

After all, at end of the day, when you're breathing your last, it's not your producer, director, or cast mates by your bedside; it's your children. Keep that in mind.

Before 1972, no actors got residuals. They just got paid. No residuals.

But from what I can see all around me today, that America is fading fast, if it's not already gone.

Diabetes affects my family. One of my kids is affected by it.

Find people who share your values, and you'll conquer the world together.

From what I can see, too many kids don't learn pride in their country anymore.

Hollywood has lost touch with their audience a long time ago.

I always played a soldier, sailor, or policemen.

I come from Bridgeport, Connecticut and have friends I grew up with there.

I have been raising money for the past 14 years for diabetes research.

I started improvising the Cliff character, based on someone I grew up with.

I'd never been to acting school, so I never thought I'd get this far.

I'm concerned about the insidious influence of the media's bad messages that undermine the lessons parents try to instill in their sons and daughters.

I've turned down projects based on raunchiness before.

In fact, my son learned his first swear word from E.T. at age five. The way I look at it, E.T. stole a bit of my son's childhood.

In L.A., though, people get off busses calling themselves actors, so many are really not professionals.

It appalls me that the people who decide what Americans will be watching on the tube have never been to the United States. Not the real United States.

On my visits back home, if they saw that I was getting a big head, they'd let me know right away.

So many actors have sheer guts, will, and determination; they just need some preparation.