Gregory Peck Quotes

“Faith gives you an inner strength and a sense of balance and perspective in life.” – Gregory Peck

“Tough times don’t last, tough people do, remember?” – Gregory Peck

“If you have to tell them who you are, you aren’t anybody.” – Gregory Peck

“I just do things I really enjoy. I enjoy acting. When I’m driving to the studio, I sing in the car. I love my work and my wife and my kids and my friends. And I think, ‘You’re a lucky man, Gregory Peck, a damn lucky man.'” – Gregory Peck

“I just do things I really enjoy. I enjoy acting. When I’m driving to the studio, I sing in the car. I love my work and my wife and my kids and my friends. And I think, ‘You’re a lucky man, Gregory Peck, a damn lucky man.'” – Gregory Peck

“Entertainment is all right, but entertainment with an idea behind it is much more important.” – Gregory Peck

“The emotion is the music and the script is the libretto.” – Gregory Peck

“Gregory Peck is the hottest thing in town. Some say he is a second Gary Cooper. Actually, he is the first Gregory Peck.” – Gregory Peck

Gregory Peck is the hottest

“They say the bad guys are more interesting to play but there is more to it than that – playing the good guys is more challenging because it’s harder to make them interesting.” – Gregory Peck

“Inside of all the makeup and the character and makeup, it’s you, and I think that’s what the audience is really interested in… you, how you’re going to cope with the situation, the obstacles, the troubles that the writer put in front of you.” – Gregory Peck

“I put everything I had into it – all my feelings and everything I’d learned in 46 years of living, about family life and fathers and children. And my feelings about racial justice and inequality and opportunity.” – Gregory Peck

I put everything I had into it

“What is wrong with keeping guns out of the hands of the wrong people?” – Gregory Peck

“I have tales to tell, but I don’t tell them. Discretion. Discretion.” – Gregory Peck

“In art there is compassion, in compassion there is humanity, with humanity there is generosity and love,’ Peters said.” – Gregory Peck

In art there is compassion, in

“What did I do in high school? I grew from 5 feet 4 inches to 6 feet 2 inches.” – Gregory Peck

“I had that stubborn streak, the Irish in me I guess.” – Gregory Peck

“Overacting is a self-indulgence, while underacting comes either through a lack of talent or a lack of courage.” – Gregory Peck

Overacting is a self-indulgence,

“I never liked the name Eldred. Since nobody knew me in New York, I just changed to my middle name.” – Gregory Peck

“I’m not a do-gooder. It embarrassed me to be classified as a humanitarian. I simply take part in activities that I believe in.” – Gregory Peck

“Sorry, honey, but I haven’t worn a nightgown in years.” – Gregory Peck

Sorry, honey, but I haven't

“I don’t think I could stay interested for a couple of months in a character of mean motivation.” – Gregory Peck

“I don’t lecture and I don’t grind any axes. I just want to entertain.” – Gregory Peck

“There we were, hundreds of us lined up, waving at the great man as he tipped his hat to us. And that is the extent of my acquaintance with Albert Einstein.” – Gregory Peck

There we were, hundreds of us

Tough times don’t last, tough people do, remember?

Tough times don't last,