Gary Busey quotes:

  • My dark side, my shadow, my lower companion is now in the back room blowing up balloons for kids' parties.

  • It's good for everyone to understand that they are to love their enemies, simply because your enemies show you things about yourself you need to change. So in actuality enemies are friends in reverse.

  • You know what 'FAILING' stands for? It stands for 'Finding An Important Lesson, Inviting Needed Growth.'

  • I'll tell you this: You have to remember to chase and catch your dreams, because if you don't, your imagination will live in empty spaces, and that's nowhere land.

  • Imagine the peace symbol. The peace symbol has three pieces in it. One piece is emotion, that's your body. Another piece has spirit in it, that's your fuel. Another piece has intellect in it and that's your steering wheel. You can never overdo the fuel that goes into the body, which is the emotions and the steering wheel to drive it.

  • I'm interested in all things that Donald Trump does. I've known him since 1980. He's a good man.

  • I don't know how I got involved in 'Celebrity Wife Swap.' It came from my agent Hugh. He got the opportunity for me.

  • Amen is not the end of a prayer, it just gets us ready to go to the next level.

  • I consider myself a Texan. I grew up in Texas and Oklahoma.

  • There has got to be more to life than being a really, really, ridiculously good actor.

  • I lost my athletic scholarship by injuring my right knee. That right knee kept me out of Vietnam, and I went into Drama. I put them all together with a football foundation and the house was built on Drama - and love and kindness and understanding and grace.

  • Nothing changes like changes, because nothing changes but the changes.

  • Acting is a trick word invented in the festival of Dionysus, before Christ, in Greece at a fertility festival. That's where theatre came from: a fertility festival. No women were allowed. All the men played all the parts.

  • Never dip lower than you can dip.

  • Theres a woman in Arkansas that's such a bad cook, that a swarm of flies got together and repaired her screen door.

  • If you take shortcuts, you get cut short.

  • Fear is the dark room where the Devil develops his negatives.

  • You know what 'DOUBT' stands for? It stands for 'Debate On Understanding Bewildersome Thoughts.'

  • I'm not jealous, and I'm not possessive, and I'm not controlling.

  • Pray for the best, prepare for the worst, and expect the unexpected.

  • Winners do what losers don't want to do.

  • It's a very strange silence that I'm living in right now. It's a silence that has a lot of activity and noise in it from a zone that I don't live in on this earth.

  • Imagination is the hood ornament on your car of creativity.

  • I love love, and I love life. I love. I just love. It's just great. It's the most enduring element we have is love.

  • Be nice to everyone and tell jokes.

  • A good way to lose weight is to put salt on your ass and go to a petting zoo. But stay away from goats because I've seen them fornicate with a mail box.

  • I've been told by doctors and surgeons that I have the energy of ten men who have normal jobs.

  • Have a mind that's open to everything, get attached to nothing.

  • Acting is the absence of acting. It's believing in the truth of the moment you are creating.

  • And freedom comes with grace, kindness, understanding, and love. Don't take anything personal, folks. Whatever is said about you or rumored or you heard something - you haven't done anything wrong and it's not your fault. That is your own self-invisible anchor that will stop your boat of life from going forward.

  • Art is only the search, it is not the final form. It's unlimited, it's forever.

  • Boy, it's a tough planet if you want it to be. But a great planet if you let it.

  • Critics of art are like eunuchs in harem. They see how it's done when the men come to see the women, but they can't do it themselves.

  • Do you even know who I am? Seriously, tell me, because I don't.

  • Do you know what chaos stands for? C-H-A-O-S stands for Critical Hate And Overwhelming Stupidity.

  • Don't tell me what I'm not doing when I'm doing what you don't think I'm doing!

  • Drinking your own blood is the paradigm of recycling.

  • Enemies are just friends in reverse.

  • Enlightenment is the mind that is open to anything, but attached to nothing. That is freedom. No values, no resentment, no grudges. Not carrying the past along with you. Not carrying memories from the past that are hurtful and shameful and embarrassing. Just let all that go and you are living in enlightenment, and you are free for everything.

  • Everyone goes through their stuff when they are growing up. It's all relative. Everyone has the same situations on their menu. We just make the choices in terms of what situations we're going to eat.

  • F-A-I-L-I-N-G [is] Finding An Important Lesson, Inviting Needed Growth. So you don't actually fail, you find a better way to do whatever you're doing, and that's your ability, the truth of your core from past life experiences to where you are now in this life. It gives you the ability to be in your truth, without anything holding you down in a box that will never open.

  • Faith gives me the ability to rise above anything, because what is true in the spiritual realm is forever true. It cannot be denied.

  • Five parts of my brain contain alien power, whatever I do or say cannot be denied on the intergalactic highway of existence.

  • Freedom is the freedom you choose, when you're not getting in your own way. The best way to start every day is to wake up and wash your face and look yourself in the mirror, right in the eyes of your reflection, and say, "don't get in my way." Because it's only when we get in our own way that we have to step back or step aside or step over here and not walk at all.

  • Friends are just enemies in reverse

  • Fun stands for finally understnding nothing. And that's what's fun about fun, you don't have to get it.

  • Giving is better than receiving, 'cause that's the ability you give somebody to get stronger than they would be, than they could be, than they should be, before you loved them. When you give somebody the ability to feel your love and your healing, you're a doctor in the spirit, bringin' medicine from God to your heart and on to them.

  • I am proud to tell Hollywood that I am a Christian. For the first time I am now free to be myself.

  • I dont know where I come from but Im here now so deal with it.

  • If you put that straight jacket on me, I am going to pull your endocrine system out of your body.

  • I'm an angel in an earth suit.

  • It's easy .... it's a mind that is open to everything, yet attaches to nothing ... it's called freedom that's what it is, plain and simple!

  • Light is actually the first word I said as a little baby.

  • Light, to me, stands for Living In Gods Heavenly Thoughts. That's a good place to live. That is what influenced me to tell stories in light and that happened to be movies and plays.

  • Music and acting are the same thing: you must understand that art is only the search, not the final form.

  • Relationship. R-E-L-A-T-I-O-N-S-H-I-P means this: Really exciting love affair turns into overwhelming nightmare. Sobriety hangs in peril.

  • Some people have different ways than yours of having fun. You can't judge 'em, you can't dismiss 'em, and you can't say, 'what an idiot, what a food.' You just have to accept their truth of their harmony with what they wanna do in their heart. As long as it's not hurting anyone.

  • T-E-A-M stands for together everyone achieves more.

  • The first time I saw Mikhail Baryshnikov it was like he had an anti-gravity machine in his pants. He would jump and stay in the air for 10 minutes.

  • The greatest power you have is your faith. F-A-I-T-H. And the word faith stands for Fantastic Adventures In Trusting Him. God will be there to fight all your battles, all you have to do is let him. Faith is very strong. Part of my life ministry is talking about God in terms of bringing back who I really am to the forefront of my identity.

  • The stage is the opposite: you are talking loud so you can project to the back row and you know the whole play. In a movie, you are scene-to-scene; you only know the purpose of that scene. On the stage, that is artistic science. It is real, it is loving, it is truthfully you. It is two different formulas to make two different art pieces, but it is all about truth.

  • Truth stands for Taking Real Understanding To Heart.

  • When angels fly inside your heart, that's when you can fly.

  • When I was playing college football, they would take the football team to a ballet school. We would learn to do tour jete's to prepare us when you are running in pursuit to tackle a ball carrier and you get hit, or somebody comes from another angle. This way you can spin away from the hit and your foot is out so you can go right into your run - basically, it pushed us toward the tackle. There's a good tweet: "Take ballet - it will push you towards the tackle."

  • When you are on the set, you have different departments - you got camera, sound, props, hair, makeup, catering, executives. Imagine each one of those are spokes on the wagon wheel. All the spokes come into a hub: the hub is the director. The wood the spokes go into are distribution and promotion; the steel wheel around the hub is the film. None of these have anything in common with each other.

  • You are a gut maggot with no guts.

  • You Know the Most Dangerous Thing In the Water? A Shark Fart.

  • You know what ART stands for? Above Real Truth.

  • You know what 'FEAR' stands for? It stands for 'False Evidence Appearing Real.' It's the darkroom where Satan develops his negatives.

  • Your heart is the face of your spirit, it holds everything you have been, you are, and what you are going to be.

  • The most powerful thing we have is our psyche. And to use our minds, we must be clear, vulnerable and open, which will take us to places we didn't even know were there or couldn't imagine ourselves going.