"If you have a level of expectation in your life that you have to be a quote-unquote star, whatever that means, you might be setting yourself up for failure."
"Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat."Bryan Cranston on Theodore Roosevelt
"I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying."Bryan Cranston on Michael Jordan
"Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not the world is full of educated failures. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent."Bryan Cranston on Calvin Coolidge
"My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure."Bryan Cranston on Abraham Lincoln
"Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything - all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure - these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important."Bryan Cranston on Steve Jobs
"At my age, I don't think anyone is untouched by cancer."
"I have some anger issues."
"I think naturally, if you're an actor, there's a high level of assertiveness that you need to have to survive this business. There's boldness in being assertive, and there's strength and confidence."
"The TV business is like the produce section of the market. Today everything is fresh and glistening and firm. And tomorrow, when they find a bruise on you, they toss you out."
"Danger is cool."