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Steven Seagal Quotes

Steven Frederic Seagal

Steven Seagal quotes: Shaded Sensei aka Ponytail Papi aka The Goatee GOAT aka I-made-all-these-up’s finest quotes.

“The secret is not to act, but to be.”

“You’ve got to make the stakes high.”

“Trust your doubt.  Always fight for your beliefs.  That is the path beyond thought.”

“Try to find the path of least resistance and use it without harming others.  Live with integrity and morality, not only with people but with all beings.”

“Any great warrior is also a scholar, and a poet… and an artist.”

“One must first learn to heal people to be great.  To hurt people is easy.”

“I think the more diversity that one has in his life, the happier he can be, as long as he is able to do whatever he chooses to do at that given time, well.”

“Everybody struggles to come up with stuff that no one has ever seen before.  It’s a fine line between trying to get creative and doing something that’s new, fresh and different.”

“As a lifelong practitioner of martial arts, I’m trained to remain calm in the face of adversity and danger.”

“I have made a lot of mistakes.”

“What does it take to change the essence of a man?”

“I believe in free speech, I believe that everyone’s entitled to their own opinion.”

“Most of us have unhealthy thoughts and emotions that have either developed as a result of trauma or hardships in their childhood, or the way they were raised.”

“It doesn’t work if the bad guys kill his mother’s uncle’s friend’s neighbor’s pet dog.”

“Everybody certainly has the right to defend themselves.  That’s not to say that they should defy common sense by avoiding or diffusing confrontation.  And that’s very, very important.”

“My hope is to lead people into contemplation and give them a lot of insight as to what’s really happening, that people can stand up and try to change their lives to make a difference.  Put others before them, to make these changes.  And there is a way to move people to that degree.  And my hope and my daily action is to be able to plant that seed of compassion into the hearts and the minds of anyone we can.”

“I can be very quiet.  I’ll just go somewhere and I’ll sit off in a corner and people will call me arrogant.  I’m not arrogant, I’m just shy like you, and I think the martial arts helped give me a lot of confidence, a lot of self-esteem, and helped teach me respect for myself.  You try to conquer yourself.  You try to master yourself.”

“I always hated being a child.  I always felt like an adult trapped in a child’s body.”

“I love music.  I love filmmaking.  I love law enforcement.  I love doing a lot of the green work that I do, the charity work that I do, and I don’t think that any one person has to be just one thing.”

“I love getting out on the streets and helping people.”

“My people are my people.  They love me and I love them.  I would not be here without them.”

“People all over the world recognize me as a spiritual leader.”

“I was born with a serious spiritual consciousness and for many years studied different paths.”

“My philosophy is that the most important aspect of any religion should be human kindness.  And to try to ease the suffering of others.  To try to bring light and love into the lives of mankind.”

“The most important seed I can sow in this life is my children, and the love and knowledge that I can bestow upon them and the help I can give them.”

“I have no fear of death.  More important, I don’t fear life.”

“I am hoping that I can be known as a great writer and actor some day, rather than a sex symbol.”

“You can take away the money and the fame.  I don’t look at myself as any of those things.”

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