In Westerns you were permitted to kiss your horse but never your girl.

— Gary Cooper

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This is a terrible place to spend your life in.

Nobody in Hollywood is normal. Absolutely nobody. And they have such a vicious attitude toward one another. They say much worse things about each other than outsiders say about them, and nobody has any real friends.

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People ask me how come you've been around so long.

Well, it's through playing the part of Mr Average Joe American.

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I looked it at like this way. To get folks to like you, as a screen player I mean, I figured you had to sort of be their ideal. I don't mean a handsome knight riding a white horse, but a fella who answered the description of a right guy.

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I'm just glad it'll be Clark Gable who's falling on his face and not Gary Cooper.

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It’s literally true, as Shakespeare said--all the world’s a stage.

It wasn’t that way when I first got into the movies in 1924, but it is now. That’s why I find Hollywood newer and more exciting every day. Whatever you hear it’s still a place where a kid from Montana can jump on a horse, ride that-a-way, and keep right on going.

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Having to work hard never had any real appeal for me, and that may have some connection with me being in the movies.

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People all say that I've had a bad break.

But today... today I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the Earth.

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One man who saw through his own eyes and thought with his own brain.

Such men may be rare, they may be unknown, but they move the world.

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Until I came along all the leading men were handsome, but luckily they wrote a lot of stories about the fellow next door.

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The only achievement I am really proud of is the friends I have made in this community.

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There ain't never a horse that never been rode; there ain't never a rider that can't be thrown.

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One nice thing about silence is that it can't be repeated.

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About Gary Cooper

Quotes 14 sayings
Profession Film actor
Birthday May 7, 1901

No mistake, I shall regret the absence of your keen mind;

unfortunately, it is inseparable from an extremely disturbing body.

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