” When your hobbies get in the way of your work – that’s OK, but when your hobbies get in the way of themselves… well. “


” Don’t have sex man. It leads to kissing and pretty soon you have to start talking to them. “


” You know what your problem is, it’s that you haven’t seen enough movies – all of life’s riddles are answered in the movies. “


” I believe entertainment can aspire to be art, and can become art, but if you set out to make art you’re an idiot. “


” A day without sunshine is like, you know, night. “


” The real joy is in constructing a sentence. But I see myself as an actor first because writing is what you do when you are ready and acting is what you do when someone else is ready. “


” I wish I could do a lot of things different. I’m not going to tell you what they are, but if I had a list of all my films right now, I’d go, ‘Okay, I’ll cross that one out and cross that one out and cross that one out and cross that one out.’ Really. But I’ve made over 40 films. How can I not have some losers in there? “


” I loved doing ‘Pennies from Heaven.’ Because you have to understand that I’d been doing comedy for 15 to 20 years, and suddenly along came the opportunity to do this beautiful film. It was so emotional to me. I loved it. I don’t think it was a good career move, but I have no regrets about doing it. “


” I would get records by Earl Scruggs… I would tune my banjo down and I’d pick out the songs note by note. Learned how to play that way. I persevered. There was a book written by Pete Seeger, who showed you some basic strumming and some basic picking… And I kind of worked out my own style of playing. “


” The bluegrass community… can be very strict. I didn’t know if I’d be welcomed into the bluegrass community or not, but I think they judge you very fairly… I felt really welcome. “



All 10 Steve Martin Quotes about You in picture


When your hobbies get in the way of your work - that
Don
You know what your problem is, it
I believe entertainment can aspire to be art, and can become art, but if you set out to make art you
A day without sunshine is like, you know, night.
The real joy is in constructing a sentence. But I see myself as an actor first because writing is what you do when you are ready and acting is what you do when someone else is ready.
I wish I could do a lot of things different. I
I loved doing
I would get records by Earl Scruggs... I would tune my banjo down and I
The bluegrass community... can be very strict. I didn

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