Any great warrior is also a scholar, and a poet, and an artist.— Steven Seagal
The most mind-blowing Steven Seagal quotes that will transform you to a better person
Try to find the path of least resistance and use it without harming others.
Live with integrity and morality, not only with people but with all beings.
I am hoping that I can be known as a great writer and actor some day, rather than a sex symbol.
It is a lot harder now to be a police officer than what it used to be.
I have no fear of death. More important, I don't fear life.
As a lifelong practitioner of martial arts, I'm trained to remain calm in the face of adversity and danger.
People all over the world recognize me as a spiritual leader.
You just realize that you can't turn a lefthand corner in a right posture without exposing some part of your body, and so it was really me just noticing the exposure I had, and it made me start doing and practicing the switching.
My philosophy is that the most important aspect of any religion should be human kindness. And to try to ease the suffering of others. To try to bring light and love into the lives of mankind.
Most of us have unhealthy thoughts and emotions that have either developed as a result of trauma or hardships in their childhood, or the way they were raised.
You can say that I lived in Asia for a long time and in Japan I became close to several CIA agents. And you could say that I became an adviser to several CIA agents in the field and, through my friends in the CIA, met many powerful people and did special works and special favors.
Action films are great, but an action film that has characters that are compelling and a story that people can care about is something even better. We love to see action heroes that are vulnerable, that are sensitive, that are family people, that are accessible.
One of the reasons why people - particularly young people - love action movies is because what they are really looking for is justice.
I love getting out on the streets and helping people.
I was born with a serious spiritual consciousness and for many years studied different paths.
I'm gonna take you to the bank, Senator Trent. To the blood bank!
To a police officer, a sawed off shotgun is the ultimate nightmare. You can blow someone in half!
For a while, I had this uncontrollable urge - this addiction to danger.
Now I look back and I think, 'Gee, what an idiot. I was risking my life just for the sensation of it.'
I was born in Detroit, in an all black neighborhood.
It doesn't work if the bad guys kill his mother's uncle's friend's neighbor's pet dog. You've got to make the stakes high.
I think people are frustrated in this society, where predators prey upon normal, law-abiding citizens, and you never see justice in the courtroom. In my films, the predators don't get away with it.
Most of the kids that I meet in the street are serious hardened criminals that I meet in the street, never had a mother and a father to love them, to protect them, to teach them right from wrong and lead them out of crime and gangs and stuff like that.
The secret is not to act, but to be.
I used to have a gun made every month;
I would get another pistol made that I would design. I'm very into the military and police stuff like that.
I think we're living in a world where society is very difficult.
Trust your doubt. Always fight for your beliefs. That is the path beyond thought.
I have six children and I love all my kids more than anything in the world.
I want to be able to work on a project that will give people around the world the chance to represent their own people, their own culture, their own stories, rather than just Hollywood - really, you know, dominated Hollywood. And that's a dream of mine.
I think the more diversity that one has in his life, the happier he can be, as long as he is able to do whatever he chooses to do at that given time well.
The most important seed I can sow in this life is my children, and the love and knowledge that I can bestow upon them and the help I can give them.
One must first learn to heal people to be great. To hurt people is easy.
Everybody certainly has the right to defend themselves.
That's not to say that they should defy common sense by avoiding or diffusing confrontation. And that's very, very important.
What does it take to change the essence of a man?
The entrances I make now, when we kick in the door of a high-risk warrant, eighty percent of the homes we're kicking into, it's dark in there for some reason. That's just the way the bad guys are doing it now. So now all of my sights are night sights; I've also put special light rails on the bottom of all of them so I can put a special light on them that's combination white light/laser.
There was a time when I thought I was doing a good thing with good guys for a good cause. Looking back, I think I really wanted to be a warrior.
I've been a police officer for over 20 years, and I've investigated murders and all kinds of different crimes.
[Terry] Tussey has been my favorite gunsmith, but I'm also using other people for other things and giving other people chances because there's only so much Terry can do. He knows me to be the best shooter and the most finicky, so I'm really a pain in his ass.
My CIA godfather told me he'd never heard any American speak Japanese so well.
I myself am a very nonviolent person and only resort to violence when I absolutely have to.
It doesn't work if the bad guys kill his mother's uncle's friend's neighbor's pet dog. You've got to make the stakes high. Explaining why the hero's woman must get shot
You can take away the money and the fame. I don't look at myself as any of those things.
I'm very into the military and police stuff.
Gear and technical gear is something that's changing every day and every day you're trying to be on the cutting edge and improve your stuff more and more because your life depends on it. And so, the guns and the gears are changing constantly.