Paul Newman quotes

Born
January 26, 1925, Shaker Heights, Ohio, U.S.

Died
September 26, 2008.

Occupation
Actor, director.

Paul Newman was an American actor and director.

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

The embarrassing thing is that my salad dressing is out-grossing my films.
– Paul Newman

The star of oil and vinegar and the oil and vinegar of the stars.
– Paul Newman

As long as my heart continues to beat, I think I will continue.
– Paul Newman

I really just can’t watch myself. I see all the machinery at work and it just drives me nuts.
– Paul Newman

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

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

Acting is like letting your pants down – you’re exposed.
– Paul Newman

The best gift you can give yourself is the gift of possibility.
– Paul Newman

If I ever feel like I’m doing something I’ve done before, I scrap it and start over again.
– Paul Newman

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

If you have no enemies, you have no character. Taking a stand always creates opposition.
– Paul Newman

Show me a good loser and I will show you a loser.
– Paul Newman

You can only put away so much stuff in your closet.
– Paul Newman

You only grow when you are alone.
– Paul Newman

Who’s to say who’s an expert?
– Paul Newman

I’ve been accused of being aloof. I’m not. I’m just wary.
– 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