"I enjoy sports. I get a real joy from playing sports but I don't look for those movies. Oliver Stone wanted to know if I would do Any Given Sunday and it just didn't appeal to me."
"I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed."Kevin Costner on Michael Jordan
"It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling."Kevin Costner on Mark Twain
"Golf is a good walk spoiled."Kevin Costner on Mark Twain
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."Kevin Costner on Hunter S. Thompson
"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."Kevin Costner on Henry David Thoreau
"I believe people who go into politics want to do the right thing. And then they hit a big wall of re-election and the pettiness of politics. In the end, politics gets in the way of the business of people."
"I've had some movies that have been ridiculed, but that's OK with me. I don't feel that really defines me. Should I change who I am to be popular?"
"Field of Dreams is probably our generation's It's A Wonderful Life."
"I'm a big fan of dreams. Unfortunately, dreams are our first casualty in life - people seem to give them up, quicker than anything, for a 'reality.'"
"Failure doesn't kill you... it increases your desire to make something happen."