Edward James Olmos - Quotes

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Now I also discipline myself to do things I love to do when I don't want to do them.

Now I also discipline myself to do things I love to do when I don't want to do them.

When you're asked to fly a 747 you better at least be able to fly a Piper cub. ---->>>

A saint is a person who gives of themself without asking for anything in return. That's how simple it is to be a saint. Try it! Try being a saint. ---->>>

I believe that Gandhi was correct. Non-violent civil disobedience is the only way to bring about change that allows people to enjoy the change and not get killed in the process. ---->>>

Education is the vaccine for violence.

Education is the vaccine for violence.

We don't have as much prejudice as we did 40 years ago, but today it is more educated. ---->>>

I learned to discipline myself to do things I didn't want to do. ---->>>

I support the indigenous people anywhere in the planet. ---->>>

The older you get the more you understand what you're doing. ---->>>

There are nuclear weapons in China, Iran, Korea and Pakistan. It wouldn't take much to send a couple of warheads off on this planet somewhere that would cause a lot of environmental damage, then if you have got someone who wants to retaliate you have real problems. ---->>>

I love to drive. It's one of the most pleasurable things to me. ---->>>

I want to show how strong I am from my roots. ---->>>

Success is a matter of one's own feeling about oneself.

Success is a matter of one's own feeling about oneself.

Yeah, the New York Times is very intellectual and very, very prestigious, but it doesn't reach the market that People magazine does. ---->>>

Chiapas is probably the main concern I have right now for the planet. ---->>>

Our inability to relate to one another is very, very, very important. When we don't have it, we get situations like Bosnia. ---->>>

At the rate we're going, the 21st century looks pretty clear. It's going to be pretty violent. ---->>>

You get more churches burned down in the United States in the last two years than in the last hundred, because of the lack of understanding of culture and diversity and the beauty of it.

You get more churches burned down in the United States in the last two years than in the last hundred, because of the lack of understanding of culture and diversity and the beauty of it.

Education is a vacine for violence.

Education is a vacine for violence.

I don't support violence, period. ---->>>

You know, Hillary Clinton gives of herself. Princess Diana gave of herself. But they are not saints. ---->>>

Because people of color will definitely, definitely become the power base in the Western Hemisphere. ---->>>

Education is the key. But it's the kind of education that we teach that is the key. We don't have it. ---->>>

Right now, the Anglo people are desperately trying to hold on to the United States, like they tried to hold on to Africa. ---->>>

Sometimes you gotta do things that you don't really want to do. But you don't do them for money. ---->>>

I think in Vice and American Me I played very silent, rigid characters and people remember them. ---->>>

I'm not prepared for holding office any more than I think Arnold is. ---->>>

There is no way that we know what is going on between the African American and the Asian American. We don't understand what an Indigenous American is. We don't understand what a Latino American is. ---->>>

I'm always pleased when people respond to the work. ---->>>

And, granted, for a long time, the European has been dominant in certain parts of this Western Hemisphere, but by the end of the 21st century, it's over. ---->>>

Basically, I think that there are some characters that you can just allow the truth of your character as a human being in your real life to come through. ---->>>

I'm here to make sense. ---->>>

And I've been acting for 39 years, so I define characters differently than I did in say Miami Vice. ---->>>

Had I done the movies that were offered to me in my prime, at the height of my career, I would have been alongside the likes of Denzel Washington. But, I chose not to do those movies. ---->>>

I've been in the director's chair for 'Battlestar Galactica' since its first season. I directed the only comedy that's ever been done in Galactica history. ---->>>

'Stand and Deliver' has been the most successful thing I have done in my life. So many people have seen it. There was really no need for me to do anything else. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 02-24, 1947
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
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Occupation: Actor
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Edward James Olmos (born February 24, 1947) is an American actor and director. Among his most memorable roles are William Adama in the re-imagined Battlestar Galactica, Lieutenant Martin "Marty" Castillo in Miami Vice, teacher Jaime Escalante in Stand and Deliver, patriarch Abraham Quintanilla, Jr. in the film Selena, Detective Gaff in Blade Runner, and narrator El Pachuco in both the stage and film versions of Zoot Suit (wikipedia)