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David Carradine Quotes & Quotations
David Carradine
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    Because you know how you say I've got to really get down and really do some training and then of course, you never do or you do it for a couple of weeks and slough it back off again but I'm being forced to do something that I really want to do and I loved it. David-CarradineDavid Carradine
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    'Born to play? Hmmm. Probably Romeo... or Hamlet, I guess. Also, I'd be a great Alexander the Great. David-CarradineDavid Carradine
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    But, Tarantino has seen all of my movies. He's seen my good stuff, he's seen my bad stuff, he's seen the ones I directed, he's read my autobiography. There's an awful lot of things he knows about me, all of which I think had something to do with his casting. David-CarradineDavid Carradine
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    I don't need to convince anybody that I know kung fu, but maybe somebody needs to know that I really can act, without doing a Chinese accent or a funny walk. David-CarradineDavid Carradine
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    I like Bill a lot. As Bill is presented, I mean you don't ever see Bill blow her head off? You know? And I think what Quentin has done is he created a monster. David-CarradineDavid Carradine
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    I remember when I did the pilot, and I though no network is going to want to do this. How could that happen? A half Chinese guy walking the old west that doesn't fire one gun and never gets on a horse? David-CarradineDavid Carradine
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    I think there's also something that Quentin wants to tell us - they are comic book characters, the people in Kill Bill, but that they are sort of superheroes, or super villains, or super something. They are beyond the problems of humanity, beyond the day-to-day stuff. David-CarradineDavid Carradine
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    I was involved in a web cartoon of Kung Fu with WB a few years back. David-CarradineDavid Carradine
  • 9
    I'm not regretful about dropping acid, but I could have stopped it a little sooner. David-CarradineDavid Carradine
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    I've worked with a lot of real heavy hitters, and Quentin is maybe heads and shoulders, at least a forehead, above just about anybody I've ever worked with. David-CarradineDavid Carradine
  • 11
    It turned out that this stuff that the Chinese guys do is not really kung fu. It's very different and I did need to learn how to do that. David-CarradineDavid Carradine
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    It was pretty extensive - we worked out 8 hours a day, 5 days a week, for 3 months, which I think is more than anybody in the Olympics. I thought well I don't need this, the girls need it, but it was a gift. David-CarradineDavid Carradine
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    Quentin and I were constantly finding something new that we had in common and comic books were one of them. I think we were talking about comic books much earlier in our relationship, before I had the part. David-CarradineDavid Carradine
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    Quentin is very organic; there was no way that he was going to put someone else's hand in there and anyway, my hands are kind of famous. It seemed right. David-CarradineDavid Carradine
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    Quentin wanted to create this special world in which everybody walks around with a samurai sword, extras in the airport, a special little place in the airplane to stick your samurai sword. David-CarradineDavid Carradine
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    The success of the '86 movie with Brandon Lee demanded some kind of continuation. Plus, I had always contemplated a modern version. David-CarradineDavid Carradine
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    There's an alternative. There's always a third way, and it's not a combination of the other two ways. It's a different way. David-CarradineDavid Carradine
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    Why would you be afraid of death? It would be an inconvenience. I have a lot of undone things and it's bound to get in the way. But, no, it doesn't scare me at all. David-CarradineDavid Carradine
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    Yes, I always enjoy working on cartoons. David-CarradineDavid Carradine
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    You know, I've never actually really believed that death is inevitable. I just think it's a rumor. David-CarradineDavid Carradine
  • 21
    You've got to be so hip to be into these things, and Quentin is that hip. Nobody I've ever worked with has been that hip to so much of that stuff. David-Carradine/">David Carradine