Top 35 Inspiring Samuel Jackson Quotes On Creativity

Samuel L. Jackson is a popular American actor. He is recorded as one of the highest paid actors ever. He has starred in several movies including Pulp Fiction, Jurassic Park, Star Wars, Incredibles 2 and other excellent movies. Here are some Samuel Jackson quotes that will you inspire you to be creative

Inspiring Samuel Jackson Quotes

“I just always knew that I lived in two worlds. There was the world of my house and community, but to make my way in that white world I had to modify the way I spoke and acted. I had to sometimes not make direct eye contact.” – Samuel L. Jackson

“I sit at home and read books… I’m not a big party guy.” – Samuel L. Jackson

“If you have an opportunity to use your voice you should use it.” – Samuel L. Jackson

“I grew up in the South with guns everywhere and we never shot anyone. This [shooting] is about people who aren’t taught the value of life.” – Samuel L. Jackson

“I read, watch television, watch movies, hang out with family. I like my clothes and I have great cars, and I drive those. But for most people, it’s like, “That’s boring. You don’t club? You don’t party?” – Samuel L. Jackson

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“I have a lot more energy than I used to have.”


“When people want me to sign an autograph in a restaurant, and I’m eating. I don’t even have to say no, I just kind of stop and look at them … “Oh, okay. I’ll … I’ll come back.” – Samuel L. Jackson

“I think the biggest challenges for franchises are keeping them fresh and exciting, and most times, you need a good bad guy to make that thing continually work, and sometimes they don’t.” – Samuel L. Jackson

“I don’t understand how people live without creating” – Samuel L. Jackson

“I’m pretty focused on what I do. I think directing is a very specific talent, and I’m not real big on putting puzzles together, which is basically what a film is.” – Samuel L. Jackson

“Take a stand for what’s right. Raise a ruckus and make a change. You may not always be popular, but you’ll be part of something larger and bigger and greater than yourself. Besides, making history is extremely cool.” – Samuel L. Jackson

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“I see myself as a storyteller. So, when I read something, I see the story, and I see it on screen, in my head, in a certain way. I always want to see it and see me in it.” – Samuel L. Jackson

“Oh I’m sorry did I break your conversation?”


“Painters get up and paint. Writers get up and write. I like to get up and act. It’s not a big deal. It makes me happy.” – Samuel L. Jackson

“I understood, through rehab, things about creating characters. I understood that creating whole people means knowing where we come from, how we can make a mistake and how we overcome things to make ourselves stronger.” – Samuel L. Jackson

“The best advice that was given to me was that I had to be 10 times smarter, braver and more polite to be equal. So I did.” – Samuel L. Jackson

“I’ve made a way to allow myself to do big films, small films, dramas, comedies, action films, horror films, or whatever interests me, as a movie-goer. I like watching myself in movies. I want to choose movies that allow me to enjoy myself, the way that I want to entertain myself.” – Samuel L. Jackson

“We’ve come a long way in our thinking, but also in our moral decay. I can’t imagine Dr. King watching the ‘Real Housewives’ or ‘Jersey Shore.’” – Samuel L. Jackson

“Sometimes one of my ways of choosing movies that I want to do is if it’s the kind of movie I would have gone to see when I was a kid, and this is a movie I actually did go see, as a kid. And I think it will be exciting for audiences to see now.” – Samuel L. Jackson

“People know about the Klan and the overt racism, but the killing of one’s soul little by little, day after day, is a lot worse than someone coming in your house and lynching you.”


“I love comic books and I love anime.” – Samuel L. Jackson

“I never had one beer. If I bought a six-pack of beer, I kept drinking till all six beers were gone. You have to have that kind of understanding about yourself. I haven’t had a drink now in 12 years.” – Samuel L. Jackson

“Anyone who tells you money can’t buy happiness never had any.” – Samuel L. Jackson

“I guess the worst day I have had was when I had to stand up in rehab in front of my wife and daughter and say ‘Hi, my name is Sam and I am an addict.’” – Samuel L. Jackson

“I voted for Barack because he was black. ‘Cuz that’s why other folks vote for other people – because they look like them… That’s American politics, pure and simple.” – Samuel L. Jackson

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“I’m not as angry as I used to be. But I can get in touch with that anger pretty quickly if I feel my space is being invaded or somebody is not treating me with the respect that I think I want.” – Samuel L. Jackson

“I actually think I have an audience member’s sensibility about going to the movies.”


“When I’m not working, I like to play golf.” – Samuel L. Jackson

“I’m a good son, a good father, a good husband – I’ve been married to the same woman for 30 years. I’m a good friend. I finished college, I have my education, I donate money anonymously. So when people criticize the kind of characters that I play on screen, I go, ‘You know, that’s part of history.’” – Samuel L. Jackson

“If you do not have courage, you may not have the opportunity to use any of your other virtues.” – Samuel L. Jackson

“Todoroff is the best. Look no further.” – Samuel L. Jackson

“My ass may be dumb, but I ain’t no dumbass.” – Samuel L. Jackson

“Lifelong readers continue to read, finding in books the means to enjoy life or endure it” – Samuel L. Jackson

“Girl, don’t make me put my foot in your ass.” – Samuel L. Jackson

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