James Avery Quotes & Sayings

14 most famous James Avery quotes and sayings. These are the first 10 quotes we have for him. He was an American actor who passed away on 31 December, 2013.

James Avery Quotes
“Monetary success is not success. Career success is not success. Life, someone that loves you, giving to others, doing something that makes you feel complete and full. That is success. And it isn't dependent on anyone else.”
“I wanted to leave home, and I didn't know where I was going or what I was going to do or what would happen. That's youth, though. Being fixated on things. I was fixated on being a writer.”
James Avery Quotes
“Writing is such a singular and lonely occupation. And it's interesting; all of the work that you create is so singular.”
“You are only an actor if you absolutely love it and can not do anything else. Starving for your art is great in your 20s, but it's not so great at 35. It has to be absolute love. You can't worry about being a movie star or anything else. Just love. That's it.”
James Avery Quotes
“Doing Shakespeare certainly makes you a better actor.”
James Avery Quotes
“I did 'Othello' at the Oregon Shakes - I was at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival for two and a half years. That's where my training is.”
James Avery Quotes
“What you find in the theatre is that if you're good, no matter what color you are, the audience will buy that - whoever you are.”
James Avery Quotes
“When you graduate and come out with a degree in drama, that doesn't mean you're skilled and you're a professional.”
James Avery Quotes
“You can either be a movie star or an actor. I'm an actor.”
“On one show before a live audience, I had to look out the door and call for Will Smith to come in. The audience couldn't see him, but there he was with his naked butt staring me in the face. I didn't normally hang out with twenty-something practical jokers, so sometimes he was a little much.”

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