Rip Torn quotes

Born
February 6, 1931, Temple, Texas, U.S.

Died
July 9, 2019.

Occupation
Actor.

Rip Torn was an American actor.

I’ve never hit anybody who hasn’t clocked me two or three times.
– Rip Torn
Be your own politics, grow your own garden, and maybe you can help out more.
– Rip Torn
Never think you’re better than anyone else, but don’t let anyone treat you like you’re worse than they are.
– Rip Torn
I think most actors are shy. I really do. The greatest actors can disappear. I had friends call me the Blend-In Man.
– Rip Torn
Anything new is always considered the devil’s tool.
– Rip Torn
I honor religion except when it gets into shedding blood.
– Rip Torn
You can never turn your back on the ocean.
– Rip Torn
I used to be friends with Miles Davis. He didn’t like many folks. I lived across the street from him.
– Rip Torn
Let the other guys do the crybaby stuff. Go for the laughs.
– Rip Torn
There’s always some kind of blacklist throughout history. But the difference is, in America they usually let you live.
– Rip Torn
If I could just get a piece of lemon, it’d be great.
– Rip Torn
When I grew up, people said, ‘You’ll never be the man your dad was.’ And I said, ‘Gee, I hope not.’
– Rip Torn