"I hope Obama gets scary in the next four years, 'cuz he ain't gotta worry about getting re-elected."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."Samuel L. Jackson on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."Samuel L. Jackson on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."Samuel L. Jackson on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."Samuel L. Jackson on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."Samuel L. Jackson on Dalai Lama
"I'm not as angry as I used to be. But I can get in touch with that anger pretty quickly if I feel my space is being invaded or somebody is not treating me with the respect that I think I want."
"My dad was an absentee dad, so it was always important to me that I was part of my daughter's life, and she deserved two parents, which is part of the rationale behind us staying married for 30 years."
"I'm a good son, a good father, a good husband - I've been married to the same woman for 30 years. I'm a good friend. I finished college, I have my education, I donate money anonymously. So when people criticize the kind of characters that I play on screen, I go, 'You know, that's part of history.'"
"I walk the streets, take the train, it's real simple. Some actors create their own mythology: 'Oh, I'm so famous I can't go places, because I created this mythology that I'm so famous I can't go places.'"
"I tend to play characters that I can infuse with certain kinds of humour. Even the baddest guy can be funny in his own particular way. I want the audience to engage with the character on some deeper level so that they leave the cinema still thinking about him."