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Carroll O’Connor – 12 Quotes

 

12 Quotes by Carroll O’Connor

 

All in the Family was intellectual it was art.

– Carroll O’Connor


Even a true artist does not always produce art.

– Carroll O’Connor


Both my brothers became physicians and I, of course, wandered into a business where the undisciplined are welcome.

– Carroll O’Connor


I have heard show business characterized as a refuge for childlike persons in flight from all things harsh and real.

– Carroll O’Connor


One irreducible residual of 38 years in the business is the number of lasting, loving friendships I have made.

– Carroll O’Connor


Vulgar and obscene, the papers run rumors daily about people in show business, tales of wicked ways and witless affairs.

– Carroll O’Connor


I’ve run into some S.O.B. directors, but I gave them back as good as I got.

– Carroll O’Connor


Some people thought we were presenting Archie as a false character. President Nixon thought we were making a fool out of a good man.

– Carroll O’Connor


Half the pictures directed by men of reputation fail.

– Carroll O’Connor


I enjoyed in every way my 12 years of playing Archie, and I wasn’t personally sad about finishing a long job.

– Carroll O’Connor


In a capitalist society, persons who create capital, like Michael Eisner, are given the staggering rewards.

– Carroll O’Connor


Sheer flattery got me into the theater. Flattery always works with me, particularly the flattery of women.

– Carroll O’Connor