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The 5 Wisest Movie Quotes from Paul Newman

paul newmanMany movie classics have starred Paul Newman, including Exodus, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, The Hustler, Hud, Harper, Hombre, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, The Sting, Slapshot, Sweet Bird of Youth, The Sting, and The Verdict.  Lately his famous blue eyes are less visible, as he does voice work in such films as the 2006 animated film Cars.  In recognition of the new ‘Quotes by Actor’ feature in our Movie Quote Directory, break out the salad dressing and check out the five wisest quotes from Paul Newman in a film.

“Anything can be great. I don't care, bricklaying can be great if a guy knows what he's doing and why and if he can make it come off.”
The Hustler (1961) – Fast Eddie Felson (Paul Newman)

“The big difference between people is not between the rich and the poor, the good and the evil.  The biggest of all differences between people is between those who have had pleasure in love and those who haven’t.”
Sweet Bird of Youth (1962) – Chance Wayne (Paul Newman)

“I don’t know where I’ve been and I’ve just been there!”
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) – Butch Cassidy (Paul Newman)

“People like to do what they used to do after they’ve stopped being able to do it.”
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958) – Brick Pollitt (Paul Newman)

“Money won is twice as sweet as money earned.”
The Color of Money (1986) – Fast Eddie Felson (Paul Newman)

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