35 Inspirational Kevin Spacey Quotes On Success

35 Inspirational Kevin Spacey Quotes On Success

Kevin Spacey is an American actor, film director, producer, screenwriter, and singer. He began his career as a stage actor during the 1980s before obtaining supporting roles in film and television. He gained critical acclaim in the early 1990s that culminated in his first Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for the neo-noir crime thriller The Usual Suspects and an Academy Award for Best Actor for midlife crisis-themed drama American Beauty. May his quotes inspire you to live the life of your dreams.

1. “Sometimes it’s the crazy people who turn out to be not so crazy.” Kevin Spacey

2. “You have to always be ready, always be alive, and always be willing to move in a new direction.” Kevin Spacey

3. “I feel it’s a responsibility for anyone who breaks through a certain ceiling to send the elevator back down and give others a helpful lift.” Kevin Spacey

4. “We’re all victims of our own hubris at times.” Kevin Spacey

5. “I am so leading the life that I want and wanted of as a kid. I’m trying very hard not to abuse it or take advantage of it.” Kevin Spacey

6. “If you only look at a person through one lens, or only believe what you’re told, you can often miss the truth that is staring you in the face.” Kevin Spacey

7. “I’m aware that, from the outside, this looks like I’ve got quite an ego.” Kevin Spacey

8. “My mother always, always, always thought that I was going to be famous. Thought that I was going to win Oscars. In fact, I believe I accepted the Oscar as a ketchup bottle many a time in front of my mother in the kitchen. I’d like to thank the Academy, I said with a ketchup bottle.” Kevin Spacey

9. “At the end of the day, people have to respect people’s differences. I am different than some people would like me to be.” Kevin Spacey

10. “Storytelling helps us understand each other, translate the issues of our times, and the tools of theater and film can be powerful in helping young people to develop communication/collaboration skills, let alone improving their own confidence.” Kevin Spacey

11. “Be willing to push and bend and move in a new direction of actually capturing the character and storytelling.” Kevin Spacey

12. “Success is like a death. The more successful you become, the higher the houses in the hills get and the higher the fences get.” Kevin Spacey

13. “I’m not someone who’s led my life trying to get publicity; I’d rather do my work and go home.” Kevin Spacey

14. “My life will change because I want it to change; and also because this is something I’m committed to doing.” Kevin Spacey

15. “Life’s all about perceptions.” Kevin Spacey

16. “It’s always the big question in our lives if you have a lot of success. What do you do with it? Buy more houses, buy more cars, buy more stuff, be wealthy and distant and unengaged? Or do you take all that good fortune that has come towards you and spread the love, do something with it?” Kevin Spacey

17. “If someone can watch an entire season of a TV series in one day, doesn’t that show an incredible attention span?” Kevin Spacey

18. “Exposure to the arts and culture is enormously valuable.” Kevin Spacey

19. “If you’re not concerned about maintaining an image, you can pursue roads that another actor might not take.” Kevin Spacey

20. “I don’t live a lie.” Kevin Spacey

21. “Directing a film was something I was yearning to do. I always wanted to see if I had the capacity to be a good storyteller.” Kevin Spacey

22. “I mean we all played as kids. You play games, you take on different characters, you imitate; the fun and the love of play has never left me.” Kevin Spacey

23. “I open myself up every time I walk on screen and give you everything that I am. There are parts of me that are in every movie that I’ve done. That to me is what my job is.” Kevin Spacey

24. “Sometimes the person who is most logical is the person whom we call insane.” Kevin Spacey

25. “People have different reasons for the way they live their lives. You cannot put everyone’s reasons in the same box.” Kevin Spacey

26. “Essentially, your voice is an instrument; it’s a muscle, and you have to treat it like a muscle, and so you have to work it.” Kevin Spacey

27. “I’m attracted to things that are challenging and fun and interesting.” Kevin Spacey

28. “I felt that I shouldn’t be an actor who just makes movie after movie in a quest for prestige and money.” Kevin Spacey

29. “One can never take the cynicism one comes across in life too seriously.” Kevin Spacey

30. “For me, coming to work every day has turned out to be exactly what I hoped it would be.” Kevin Spacey

31. “There are a lot of people out there who offer roles to actors because they’ll elevate the movie would never reach.” Kevin Spacey

32. “If you wanna compete, you’ve got to get into the original content game.” Kevin Spacey

33. “You learn every single day when you’re running a company. You learn as you go.” Kevin Spacey

34. “It’s a really wonderful thing to focus your life on something other than your own personal career and ambition.” Kevin Spacey

35. “I have always believed that the risk takers are eventually rewarded.” Kevin Spacey

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