50 Gary Busey Quotes On Success In Life

William Gary Busey is an American actor, singer, and musician. As a character actor, he portrayed Buddy Holly in The Buddy Holly Story (1978), for which Busey was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor and won the National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor. These Gary Busey quotes will motivate you.

Best Gary Busey Quotes

  1. “Fear is the darkroom where the Devil develops his negatives.” ~ Gary Busey
  2. “Five parts of my brain contain alien power, whatever I do or say cannot be denied on the intergalactic highway of existence.” ~ Gary Busey
  3. “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 mailbox.” ~ Gary Busey
  4. “Don’t tell me what I’m not doing when I’m doing what you don’t think I’m doing!” ~ Gary Busey
  5. “Drinking your own blood is the paradigm of recycling.” ~ Gary Busey
  6. “Relationship. R-E-L-A-T-I-O-N-S-H-I-P means this: Really exciting love affair turns into an overwhelming nightmare. Sobriety hangs in peril.” ~ Gary Busey
  7. Imagination is the hood ornament on your car of creativity.” ~ Gary Busey

  8. “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.” ~ Gary Busey
  9. “My dark side, my shadow, my lower companion is now in the back room blowing up balloons for kids’ parties.” ~ Gary Busey
  10. “If you put that straight jacket on me, I am going to pull your endocrine system out of your body.” ~ Gary Busey
  11. “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.” ~ Gary Busey
  12. “Never dip lower than you can dip.” ~ Gary Busey
  13. “You Know the Most Dangerous Thing In the Water? A Shark Fart.” ~ Gary Busey
  14. “Truth stands for Taking Real Understanding To Heart.” ~ Gary Busey

  15. “I’ve been told by doctors and surgeons that I have the energy of ten men who have normal jobs.” ~ Gary Busey
  16. “Your heart is the face of your spirit, it holds everything you have been, you are, and what you are going to be.” ~ Gary Busey
  17. “Have a mind that’s open to everything, get attached to nothing.” ~ Gary Busey
  18. “Do you know what chaos stands for? C-H-A-O-S stands for Critical Hate And Overwhelming Stupidity.” ~ Gary Busey
  19. “I don’t know where I come from but I’m here now so deal with it.” ~ Gary Busey
  20. “There has got to be more to life than being a really, really, ridiculously good actor.” ~ Gary Busey
  21. “Boy, it’s a tough planet if you want it to be. But a great planet if you let it.” ~ Gary Busey
  22. “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 the truth of their harmony with what they wanna do in their heart. As long as it’s not hurting anyone.” ~ Gary Busey
  23. “If you take shortcuts, you get cut short.” ~ Gary Busey

  24. “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.” ~ Gary Busey
  25. “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.” ~ Gary Busey
  26. “You know what ‘FEAR’ stands for? It stands for ‘False Evidence Appearing Real.’ It’s the darkroom where Satan develops his negatives.” ~ Gary Busey
  27. “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.” ~ Gary Busey
  28. “There’s a woman in Arkansas that’s such a bad cook, that a swarm of flies got together and repaired her screen door.” ~ Gary Busey

  29. “Nothing changes like changes, because nothing changes but the changes.” ~ Gary Busey
  30. “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.” ~ Gary Busey
  31. “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.” ~ Gary Busey
  32. “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.” ~ Gary Busey
  33. “Art is only the search, it is not the final form. It’s unlimited, it’s forever.” ~ Gary Busey

  34. “Critics of art are like eunuchs in a harem. They see how it’s done when the men come to see the women, but they can’t do it themselves.” ~ Gary Busey
  35. “Acting is the absence of acting. It’s believing in the truth of the moment you are creating.” ~ Gary Busey
  36. “Light is actually the first word I said as a little baby.” ~ Gary Busey
  37. “Faith gives me the ability to rise above anything because what is true in the spiritual realm is forever true. It cannot be denied.” ~ Gary Busey
  38. “Do you even know who I am? Seriously, tell me, because I don’t.” ~ Gary Busey
  39. “Pray for the best, prepare for the worst, and expect the unexpected.” ~ Gary Busey
  40. “Winners do what losers don’t want to do.” ~ Gary Busey

  41. “Everyone goes through their stuff when they are growing up. It’s all relative. Everyone has the same situation on their menu. We just make the choices in terms of what situations we’re going to eat.” ~ Gary Busey
  42. “Friends are just enemies in reverse.” ~ Gary Busey
  43. “I am proud to tell Hollywood that I am a Christian. For the first time, I am now free to be myself.” ~ Gary Busey
  44. “I’m an angel in an earth suit.” ~ Gary Busey
  45. “Fun stands for finally understanding nothing. And that’s what’s fun about fun, you don’t have to get it.” ~ Gary Busey
  46. “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.” ~ Gary Busey
  47. “Amen is not the end of a prayer, it just gets us ready to go to the next level.” ~ Gary Busey
  48. “I’m not jealous, and I’m not possessive, and I’m not controlling.” ~ Gary Busey
  49. “Be nice to everyone and tell jokes.” ~ Gary Busey
  50. “Music and acting are the same thing: you must understand that art is only the search, not the final form.” ~ Gary Busey

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