There are nuclear weapons in China, Iran, Korea and Pakistan. It wouldn't take much to send a couple of warheads off on this planet somewhere that would cause a lot of environmental damage, then if you have got someone who wants to retaliate you have real problems.— Edward James Olmos
The most risky Edward James Olmos quotes that are simple and will have a huge impact on you
I want to show how strong I am from my roots.
I believe that Gandhi was correct. Non-violent civil disobedience is the only way to bring about change that allows people to enjoy the change and not get killed in the process.
Because people of color will definitely, definitely become the power base in the Western Hemisphere.
What volunteers bring is the human touch, the individual, caring approach that no government program, however well-meaning and well- executed, can deliver.
It’s in the darkest moments when the cracks allow the inner light to come out.
It's too bad she won't live. But then again, who does ?
Chiapas is probably the main concern I have right now for the planet.
You know, Hillary Clinton gives of herself. Princess Diana gave of herself. But they are not saints.
And, granted, for a long time, the European has been dominant in certain parts of this Western Hemisphere, but by the end of the 21st century, it's over.
Right now, the Anglo people are desperately trying to hold on to the United States, like they tried to hold on to Africa.
Education is a vacine for violence.
I don't support violence, period.
I'm not prepared for holding office any more than I think Arnold is.
If it’s change you need, relish the journey.
I learned to discipline myself to do things I didn't want to do.
The older you get the more you understand what you're doing.
I think in Vice and American Me I played very silent, rigid characters and people remember them.
Now I also discipline myself to do things I love to do when I don't want to do them.
We don't have as much prejudice as we did 40 years ago, but today it is more educated.
You get more churches burned down in the United States in the last two years than in the last hundred, because of the lack of understanding of culture and diversity and the beauty of it.
When you're asked to fly a 747 you better at least be able to fly a Piper cub.
Basically, I think that there are some characters that you can just allow the truth of your character as a human being in your real life to come through.
There is no way that we know what is going on between the African American and the Asian American. We don't understand what an Indigenous American is. We don't understand what a Latino American is.
Yeah, the New York Times is very intellectual and very, very prestigious, but it doesn't reach the market that People magazine does.
Education is the key. But it's the kind of education that we teach that is the key. We don't have it.
We must come to terms with our responsibility to be the gatekeepers to end childhood hunger. Our love for life can propel us to share and provide a secure future for the children of our country.
I'm always pleased when people respond to the work.
A saint is a person who gives of themself without asking for anything in return.
That's how simple it is to be a saint. Try it! Try being a saint.
Life's a journey that goes round and round and the end is closest to the beginning.
Our inability to relate to one another is very, very, very important.
When we don't have it, we get situations like Bosnia.
We all start out with no discipline, no patience, no perseverance, no determination. We all start out at zero. People say, 'You have talent.' No, the gift is to realize that we all start out even. Whether we messed up or put our best foot forward, with these four qualities, we take care of our mental, physical and spiritual health each day. Am I the best in the world? No. The question is: Am I the best I can be?
And I've been acting for 39 years, so I define characters differently than I did in say Miami Vice.
At the rate we're going, the 21st century looks pretty clear. It's going to be pretty violent.