James Earl Jones quotes
“Speech is a very important aspect of being human. A whisper doesn't cut it.”
“Stay low to the ground, check the wind... the shadows, and wait for the perfect moment to pounce.”
“- Mufasa: What am I gonna do with him?
- Zazu: Come on, we both know he should've been expelled from the Pridelands long ago.
- Mufasa: He is my brother Zazu, this is his home as long as I am king, that'll never change.
- Zazu: Well there is one in every family sire, I had a cousin who thought he was a woodpecker he slammed his head into trees...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Simba, you must remember who you are: the one true king.”
“Everything you see - exists together in a delicate balance. While others search for what they can take, a true king searches for what he can give.”
“You've worked very hard. All of you. You've grown, as athletes and individuals. You've learnt a lot. We've all learned a lot. As Miss Wade would say; a teacher also learns from his students. Today, you have the chance to be the greatest martial artists in the world. It's up to you. If you give everything you've got, everything, you'll be...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Your word is who you are.”
“- Terence Mann: You're from the sixties.
- Ray Kinsella: Well, yeah, actually...
- Terence Mann: [spraying at Ray Kinsella with a insecticide sprayer] Out! Back to the sixties! Back! There's no place for you here in the future! Get back while you still can!”
“You don't build a bond without being present.”
“The arts have always been an important ingredient to the health of a nation, but we haven't gotten there yet.”
“When you are mute, you become a good listener - it's all one-way. You appreciate the written word. You appreciate the sound.”
“- Gordon Bloomfeld: Objection!
- Professor Banks: To what?
- Gordon Bloomfeld: Quite frankly, to your tone of voice.”
“I used to play a little ball. I was small, but I made up for it by being slow.”
You city folk are a strange lot. You say, "Shock me", and then when I do, you say, "Oh no, I didn't expect that!".
“Now you watch your mouth, peckerwood. I've been called nigger, and I can't help that's the way white folks is, but I ain't never been called no scab!”
“What surprises me is that you've survived so long, not knowin' two spits and half a fart about the country you're in.”