We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Alan Ladd Quotes. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
I was a dummy in school.
I’ve always had a great respect for the picture business. It’s been good to me.
What good will a tax break do me if I’m crippled for life?
I hear about stars being torn to pieces by fans. It never happened to me and I never saw it happen to anyone else.
Strangers still leave me self-conscious.
Just as Jimmy Stewart and Tyrone Power get 50 percent of the profits, so do I.
When I was on the air a lot my throat and vocal chords got tired. If you don’t vary your tones you can’t get pretty tired of your own voice.
I was never trained for anything.
It’s a funny thing about me. I don’t have any interest in food most of the time now, although when I was a kid I was always hungry.
Time scoots along pretty fast when you grow up.
If you can figure out my success on the screen, you’re a better man than I.
I’m the most insecure guy in Hollywood. If you had it good all your life, you figure it can’t ever get bad, but when you had it bad, you wonder how long a thing like this will last.
Being a good host offsets the deprivation and loneliness of my youth.
It seems only reasonable that the people have a right to know virtually everything about the personality they are buying each time they put their money through the box office.
I never fail to feel let down when I see myself on the screen.
A producer has to know all about everything from set-building to costumes to acting.
If I had my way, I’d do all my entertaining on the front steps.
It’s natural to want your kids to have all the things you didn’t have.
Not every father gets a chance to start his son off in his own footsteps.
Nobody’s strong enough to stand up under a flood of weak material.
I had only that one picture, Hitler, the Beast of Berlin, in which I had a part big enough to impress anyone. I tried for better roles over and over again.
I’d rather be David Ladd’s father than Alan Ladd any day.