Christopher Reeve - Quotes

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A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.

A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.

Either you decide to stay in the shallow end of the pool or you go out in the ocean.

Either you decide to stay in the shallow end of the pool or you go out in the ocean.

Success is finding satisfaction in giving a little more than you take.

Success is finding satisfaction in giving a little more than you take.

Don't give up. Don't lose hope. Don't sell out.

Don't give up. Don't lose hope. Don't sell out.

What makes Superman a hero is not that he has power, but that he has the wisdom and the maturity to use the power wisely. From an acting point of view, that's how I approached the part.

What makes Superman a hero is not that he has power, but that he has the wisdom and the maturity to use the power wisely. From an acting point of view, that's how I approached the part.

A hero is someone who, in spite of weakness, doubt or not always knowing the answers, goes ahead and overcomes anyway. ---->>>

So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable.

So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable.

I think a hero is an ordinary individual who finds strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.

I think a hero is an ordinary individual who finds strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.

Your body is not who you are. The mind and spirit transcend the body. ---->>>

At first, dreams seem impossible, then improbable, and eventually inevitable.

At first, dreams seem impossible, then improbable, and eventually inevitable.

Never accept ultimatums, conventional wisdom, or absolutes.

Never accept ultimatums, conventional wisdom, or absolutes.

I've still never had a dream that I'm disabled. Never. ---->>>

Some people are walking around with full use of their bodies and they're more paralyzed than I am. ---->>>

I have more awareness of other people and, I hope, more sensitivity to their needs. I also find that I'm more direct and outspoken. ---->>>

It's defeatist to harp on what might have been, and yet, it's hard to resist considering what might have been. ---->>>

You play the hand you're dealt. I think the game's worthwhile. ---->>>

To be able to feel the lightest touch really is a gift.

To be able to feel the lightest touch really is a gift.

Even though I don't personally believe in the Lord, I try to behave as though He was watching. ---->>>

You've got to give more than you take. ---->>>

I am optimistic. But I also know that, with time, I'm beginning to fight issues of aging as well as long-term paralysis. ---->>>

We live in a time when the words impossible and unsolvable are no longer part of the scientific community's vocabulary. Each day we move closer to trials that will not just minimize the symptoms of disease and injury but eliminate them. ---->>>

You should take some responsibility for the way you present yourself. But you should not be hung up on your looks, whether you are ugly or handsome, because it isn't an achievement. ---->>>

All the scientists who are working on solving the problem of curing paralysis say that it won't do you any good if you don't keep your body in shape. ---->>>

I learned years ago to come to terms with having so much done for me by others. ---->>>

It's important to me to say what I really mean. ---->>>

We have a government that, generally speaking, does not respond to the people. ---->>>

I did my first apprenticeship when I was 15, then joined the union when I was 17. I worked every summer in high school and college. ---->>>

It never occurred to me that I was a leading man until I was 19 years old. I had been acting since I was 10, so that's nine years and 30 or 40 plays, in school and summer stock, professional theater, too. ---->>>

My father is an intellectual and physical man, which is a rather unusual combination. He's great. As he brought up me and my brothers and sisters, he ingrained in us that your appearance is not your responsibility, other than that you should not be a slob. ---->>>

I never said I will stand, I said I hoped to stand. It wasn't a prediction. ---->>>

I am a very lucky guy. I can testify before Congress. I can raise funds. I can raise awareness. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 09-25, 1952
Birthplace: in New York City, New York, The United States
Die: 10-10, 2004
Occupation: Actor

Christopher D'Olier Reeve (September 25, 1952 – October 10, 2004) was an American actor, film director, producer, screenwriter, author, activist and former sportsman. He achieved stardom for his acting achievements, in particular. He is best known for his motion picture portrayal of the classic DC comic book superhero Superman, beginning with the acclaimed Superman (1978), for which he won a BAFTA Award (wikipedia)