Simon Baker Quotes

Sometimes the intensity and the grind of doing television can wear you down, but at the same time there's something about the repetition, the sheer mass of work that you do that's also liberating.

Time Quotes, Work Quotes, Vision Quotes

For an actor working in television or film, I think it's important to understand how the medium works - how the camera and lenses work and how the sound and the editing works.

Important Quotes, Work Quotes, Vision Quotes

I would love to do a rom-com, but they are not good - good and successful doesn't equate to the same thing.

Success Quotes, Love Quotes


The French have the reputation of being arrogant. I don't think it's arrogance but a certain authenticity.

Reputation Quotes, Arrogance Quotes

I think this Occupy Wall Street thing is great. I think that is a good thing and that people need to stand up, voice their opinions, and be heard.

Great Quotes, Opinion Quotes

Well, capitalism is going to grow and grow. The nature of it is that the guy who has the most poker chips on the table has more leverage than everyone else. He can eventually outbluff everyone else and outraise everyone else at the table. That's what has happened and it needs to be corrected.

Capitalism Quotes, Nature Quotes

I like putting my money into things like food and shelter. I'm probably a bad example of an investor.

Food Quotes, Money Quotes

I love con-men characters in film.

Love Quotes, Character Quotes, Men Quotes

I'm a big fan of Alan J. Pakula's films like 'All the President's Men', 'The Parallax View,' and 'Klute.' I'm a big fan of those movies.

Men Quotes

I've seen the odd tarot reader and had my palm read in various countries and explained to me in many strains of broken English. Did I believe a word? To be honest, I didn't understand much, but I loved watching the presentation.

Love Quotes

I need some challenges in love or I'm bored.

Love Quotes, Challenge Quotes

My life is pretty hectic, but I'm really into it.

Life Quotes

There's more of a family connection when you're working on a TV show. That's not to say that you don't make great connections when you're working on films, but it's different unless you're there working every day.

Great Quotes, Work Quotes, Connections Quotes

When I have to play the same role every day, I have the flexibility to play the character in so many different ways. It's almost like playing five different roles.

Character Quotes

Time goes a lot quicker when the work is a lot more enjoyable.

Work Quotes

In network TV, you have to present the box before you can step outside it.

Work Quotes

I cut my own hair most of the time. You just do it all by feel.

Time Quotes

I'm pretty good at gardening. It consumes my time, and it feels like I'm doing something constructive.

Time Quotes

I try to be straightforward and honest with my kids, and I believe nothing beats good old hard work.

Hard Work Quotes