Marlon Brando


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  • ''I don't think I was constructed to be monogamous. I don't think it's the nature of any man to be monogamous.... Men are propelled by genetically ordained impulses over which they have no control to distribute their seed into as many females as possible.''
    Marlon Brando (b. 1924), U.S. actor. Brando: Songs My Mother Taught Me (with Robert Lindsay), p. 349, Random House (1994).
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  • ''I don't mind that I'm fat. You still get the same money.''
    Marlon Brando (b. 1924), U.S. screen actor. International Herald Tribune (Paris, Oct. 9, 1989).
  • ''To grasp the full significance of life is the actor's duty, to interpret it is his problem, and to express it his dedication.''
    Marlon Brando (b. 1924), U.S. screen actor. Quoted in David Shipman, Marlon Brando, ch. 1 (1974, rev. 1989).
  • ''Privacy is not something that I'm merely entitled to, it's an absolute prerequisite.''
    Marlon Brando (b. 1924), U.S. actor. Quoted in David Shipman, Marlon Brando, ch. 11 (1974, revised 1989).
  • ''I have eyes like those of a dead pig.''
    Marlon Brando (b. 1924), U.S. screen actor. Quoted in Leslie Halliwell, Halliwell's Filmgoer's Companion (1984).
  • ''Acting is the expression of a neurotic impulse. It's a bum's life.... The principal benefit acting has afforded me is the money to pay for my psychoanalysis.''
    Marlon Brando (b. 1924), U.S. screen actor. Quoted in Marlon Brando: The Only Contender, ch. 13, Gary Carey (1985).

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