Bradley Whitford Quotes

You don't want your credibility banana to turn brown, but you do want to speak out about what you believe in... view

By: Bradley Whitford

John Wells let me write a couple of West Wings, which was an incredible gift. I loved it once I got past the brain injury part of it, and so I'm working on a couple of things that are far from fruition, but what I want to pursue... view

By: Bradley Whitford

Love means never having to say you're a zero... view

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One of the most surreal moments in this election was after the third debate, when I heard a talking head say, Al Gore won on substance, on the issues. But you have to give the victory to Bush because he seems presidential... view

By: Bradley Whitford

Richard Schiff is a really good baseball player. It's surprising because he looks exhausted... view

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The issue for my character, and the issue of the show is, how dirty do your feet have to get without suffocating yourself in the mud in order to get an inch of what you really want done?.. view

By: Bradley Whitford

This election ain't no stinkin' TV show... view

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Whatever you do, make sure you want to write more than you want to be a writer. Make sure you want to act more than you want to be an actor. That is what will sustain you... view

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Infuse your life with action. Don't wait for it to happen. Make it happen. Make your own future. Make your own hope. Make your own love. And whatever your beliefs, honor your creator, not by passively waiting for grace to come down from upon high, but by doing what you can to make grace happen... yourself, right now, right down here on Earth... view

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You don't want to become one of those Hollywood idiots who is just blathering about anything... view

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I have to think that I think it's always been a horse race between this administration's temporary political acumen and their completely, utterly, totally bankrupt policies. And they're coming home to roost. It was always a question of time. These guys aren't conservative. These guys are radicals... view

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With the success of a show, you get an opportunity to call attention to things that you believe in... view

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I was at the vice president's Christmas party. I thought that his speech was spectacular, and I knew that it was a very emotional and difficult thing for him to do, but I admonished him for not waiting just one more stinking day... view

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I want to see Bob Dylan do sketch comedy. I'm a huge Bob Dylan fan... view

By: Bradley Whitford

You need to be real enough to be believable, but you don't necessarily have to be real enough to be real. There is a distinction... view

By: Bradley Whitford

I heard an Israeli speaking on Palestinian human rights issues, an interesting guy, and he said "There's no military solution to terrorism. If there were, Israel would be the safest place in the world. But there's no military solution.".. view

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When you act, you're always playing a version of yourself. You can't bring more to the role than what you are... view

By: Bradley Whitford

I grew up in a family where the internalized understanding was that the kids were going to grow up into a better world. I worry, because I don't think my kids are going to have that. The world is very scary. The world would be scary without the choices the current administration made, but they just exacerbated it. And it ticks me off. I want my kids to have a good life... view

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Having an affair with an intern is just an incredibly stupid thing to do... view

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Cal Ripken is steady, he focuses on his job, and he's a good guy... view

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Anybody who can dial a telephone can master tennis scoring in about 15 minutes... view

By: Bradley Whitford

Aaron is a very passionate, maniacal writer so the scripts really come from him, but he is very open to... y'know, we'll plan ideas and we'll certainly tussle about stuff when the script comes out. So, to a certain extent, he's very interested. If there's some problem or something that doesn't ring true, he wants to know why and he wants to correct it or fight for it... view

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I can't believe George Bush might be president... view

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I am an old, old friend of Aaron Sorkin's, who is the executive producer and writer. He had been talking about doing a political show for a long time and I had been interested in it for a long time. The moment I became available, he called me last year and asked me if I wanted to do it and then I just had to audition for the powers that be, and I got it... view

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I identify with this guy's frustration and inability to control his fury at moments. I even identify with the way that this guy covers up a lot with humour. So yeah, it's interesting... view

By: Bradley Whitford

We're telling a story. And the demands of that are different from the demands of a documentary. The audience must believe in order to keep faith in the story... view

By: Bradley Whitford