"Sometimes I feel an obligation to be accessible as a personality, but for me the driving force since the beginning has always been good work, taking risks, trying new things. If the door opens, go through it. Always go forwards."
"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."David Soul on Confucius
"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."David Soul on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."David Soul on Thomas A. Edison
"By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day."David Soul on Robert Frost
"Nothing will work unless you do."David Soul on Maya Angelou
"I was never jailed. The fact is that I was arrested, but I went into a diversion programme, and by that time I'd already begun working in what was called anger management. It was a painful and awful moment."
"Once in a while I'll get moved to do some exercise. It's something I long for but the biggest problem is bending down and putting my tennis shoes on. Once I go out I'm OK."
"I like to eat and I love the diversity of foods."
"My father was my main influence. He was a preacher, but he was also a history and political science teacher, and since he was my hero, I wanted to follow in his footsteps and become a teacher."
"To deal with the stark reality of having hit or hurt a woman or child, to deal with the initial responsibility you have not to do that and the knowledge you did do it, can be incredibly hard."