Paul Newman Quotes

If you’re playing a poker game and you look around the table and can’t tell who the sucker is, it’s you. Paul Newman

Acting is a question of absorbing other people’s personalities and adding some of your own experience. Paul Newman

Every time I get a script it’s a matter of trying to know what I could do with it. I see colors, imagery. It has to have a smell. It’s like falling in love. You can’t give a reason why. Paul Newman

People stay married because they want to, not because the doors are locked. Paul Newman

The embarrassing thing is that the salad dressing is outgrossing my films. Paul Newman

You can’t be as old as I am without waking up with a surprised look on your face every morning: ‘Holy Christ, whaddya know – I’m still around!’ It’s absolutely amazing that I survived all the booze and smoking and the cars and the career. Paul Newman

To be an actor you have to be a child. Paul Newman

Money won is twice as sweet as money earned. Paul Newman

If you don’t have enemies, you don’t have character. Paul Newman

Acting isn’t really a creative profession. It’s an interpretative one. Paul Newman

I picture my epitaph: ‘Here lies Paul Newman, who died a failure because his eyes turned brown.’ Paul Newman