Martin Sheen Quotes, Sayings, Remarks, Thoughts and Speeches

Martin Sheen Quotes and Sayings

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    And there are so many people in the third world suffering so horribly right now, and we are so focused on ourselves and our culture that a lot of things are showing up in our culture that are making it impossible for us to focus on others. We're so self-focused. Martin Sheen | Refcard PDF
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    Anybody who plays golf will tell you that you play against yourself. Martin Sheen | Refcard PDF
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    Don't invade Iraq. Inspections work, war won't. Martin Sheen | Refcard PDF
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    Future generations are not going to ask us what political party were you in. They are going to ask what did you do about it, when you knew the glaciers were melting. Martin Sheen | Refcard PDF
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    George W Bush is like a bad comic working the crowd, a moron, if you'll pardon the expression. Martin Sheen | Refcard PDF
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    Golf is fundamentally about being honest. I see people hit eight shots and tell me they shot five. I never say a word. It is a reminder to me of what is at stake. Martin Sheen | Refcard PDF
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    I am a very conscientious golfer. I count every stroke. I learned to play that way. That is the only way I can play. It taught me to be honest. There is no greater virtue than honesty. Martin Sheen | Refcard PDF
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    I am not the President. Instead, I hold an even higher office, that of citizen of the United States. Martin Sheen | Refcard PDF
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    I do it because I can't seem to live with myself if I do not. I don't know any other way to be. It isn't something you can explain; it is just something that you do; it is something that you are. Martin Sheen | Refcard PDF
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    I don't think that people in America are really given enough information about the Third World. Martin Sheen | Refcard PDF
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    I have been accused of being a traitor, and I have been accused of not supporting the military. Nothing could be further from the truth. Martin Sheen | Refcard PDF
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    I honestly do not know if civil disobedience has any effect on the government. I can promise you it has a great effect on the person who chooses to do it. Martin Sheen | Refcard PDF
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    I just think that the only way we come to ourselves is through each other. Martin Sheen | Refcard PDF
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    I never went to college when I was young and am looking forward to giving it a try... at age 65! Martin Sheen | Refcard PDF
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    I personally am opposed to abortion, but I will not judge anybody else's right in that regard because I am not a woman and I could never face the actual reality of it. Martin Sheen | Refcard PDF
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    I started caddying when I was nine years old at a very exclusive country club in Dayton, Ohio. And I saw how the other half lived, if you will. Martin Sheen | Refcard PDF
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    I still believe in the nonviolent Jesus and the basic human goodness present in all of us. Martin Sheen | Refcard PDF
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    I think President Clinton was probably the brightest President of the 20th century. Martin Sheen | Refcard PDF
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    I think the Church is a conduit to God. The Church is not God. And I think that from the very beginning Jesus taught us that. Martin Sheen | Refcard PDF
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    I'm one of those cliff-hanging Catholics. I don't believe in God, but I do believe that Mary was his mother. Martin Sheen | Refcard PDF
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    It doesn't really matter how much of the rules or the dogma we accepted and lived by if we're not really living by the fundamental creed of the Catholic Church, which is service to others and finding God in ourselves and then seeing God in everyone - including our enemies. Martin Sheen | Refcard PDF
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    It is my pleasure to support a candidate who truly reflects our values and highest ideals. Martin Sheen | Refcard PDF
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    My first civil disobedience arrest for social justice was in 1986 for protesting the SDI. Martin Sheen | Refcard PDF
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    No, no, I never despair, because George Bush is not running the universe. He may be running the United States, he may be running the military, he may be running even the world, but he is not running the universe, he is not running the human heart. Martin Sheen | Refcard PDF
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    On the show, we are not trying to get people to eat their vegetables; we are not trying to get people to become Democrats. We are basically trying to encourage people to get involved with public life so that politics isn't left to the wealthy and privileged. Martin Sheen | Refcard PDF
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    That is someone who follows the teachings of the nonviolent Jesus and takes the gospel personally, and then pays the price. I fall into that category. Martin Sheen | Refcard PDF
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    The key word about The West Wing is show. It is not a reality show. It has nothing to do with reality. Martin Sheen | Refcard PDF
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    There's no way that I could be the president. You can't have a pacifist in the White House... I'm an actor. This is what I do for a living. Martin Sheen | Refcard PDF
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    This Administration has led us into an area without vision. Bush has no clear understanding of what is being asked of the citizens, and the military is under his direction. Martin Sheen | Refcard PDF
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    Those years on the golf course as a caddie, boy, those people were something. They were vulgar, some were alcoholics, racist, they were very difficult people to deal with. A lot of them didn't have a sense of humor. Martin Sheen | Refcard PDF
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    War at this time and in this place is unwelcome, unwise, and simply wrong. Martin Sheen | Refcard PDF
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    We (actors) don't really change the world. We reflect it... but Washington really changes the world. Martin Sheen | Refcard PDF
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    We are the generation that brought the bomb in. We have got to be the generation that should take it out. Martin Sheen | Refcard PDF
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    We live in a very dysfunctional society, and this is a very, very dysfunctional Administration. Martin Sheen | Refcard PDF
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    We think of violence as being conflict and fighting and wars and so forth, but the most ongoing horrific measure of violence is in the horrible poverty of the Third World... and the poverty in the United States as well. Martin Sheen | Refcard PDF
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    Well, I think that Catholicism's basic foundation of faith is personal conscience. I think it's between you and God, not you and the Church. Martin Sheen | Refcard PDF
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    What we try to say is that it doesn't matter if you are a Republican or a Democrat or conservative or independent. You are equally responsible for your place in the culture, and you must make a contribution, and you must accept responsibility for what goes down on your watch. Martin Sheen | Refcard PDF
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    When I reached adulthood, even now, I could afford to belong to a country club. But I could never belong to a private club because of my experience as a child, because it would isolate me from the whole of humanity. Martin Sheen | Refcard PDF
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    You never know when you are doing something that is affecting someone. Martin Sheen | Refcard PDF






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