35 Kenny Powers Quotes On Success In Life

Kenny Powers is a fictional world-famous baseball player in the HBO television comedy series Eastbound & Down, played by Danny McBride.He is portrayed as a once-dominant baseball pitcher, whose poor work ethic, ego, and short temper jeopardized his professional career. In season one, Powers becomes a substitute physical education teacher who is attempting to make a return to Major League Baseball. These Kenny Powers quotes will motivate you.

Best Kenny Powers Quotes

  1. “Confidence and a good sense of humor can usually win a chick over.” ~ Danny McBride
  2. “I’ve always had the hair of Lionel Ritchie since I was a boy, but the mullet sadly is a hairpiece. My wife won’t let me rock that hairstyle.” ~ Danny McBride
  3. “Man, I’m just into Buddhism, and I’m at peace with the fact that me, as this person, probably gonna not be around. Think about a hermit crab, okay? And it’s a shell. It’s like, they go from one shell to the next. And that’s what I am. I’m just a hermit crab changin’ shells.” ~ Danny McBride
  4. “The one thing about being a parent is the ability to be selfless: To give up the things you want and need for the benefit of someone else.” ~ Danny McBride
  5. “On a human level, people want to see someone succeed who wants to change.” ~ Danny McBride
  6. “The whole experience of ‘Eastbound’ has been completely unexpected and super-surprising every step of the way.” ~ Danny McBride

  7. “So I just came out here to Los Angeles with a bunch of buddies I had gone to film school with. You know, for better or worse, we just tried to slug it out here.” ~ Danny McBride
  8. “I had a classic gym teacher in junior high who wore a weightlifter’s belt all the time.” ~ Danny McBride
  9. “As an actor, you don’t want to be typecast, because Hollywood is so quick to put you in things that you’ve succeeded in before.” ~ Danny McBride
  10. “When I met David Green at film school he always used to offer free haircuts – he was kind of an artisan. In a lot of our films, he’s constantly trying to give me weird looks.” ~ Danny McBride
  11. “I can’t even remember not wanting to go to film school.” ~ Danny McBride

  12. “I went to film school so I have a writing and directing background, and I think a lot of the material I’m interested in writing and getting out there is stories about anti-heroes and people you should just not ordinarily root for – trying to figure out a way of appealing to people they wouldn’t normally appeal to.” ~ Danny McBride
  13. “My first job was at an amusement park in Virginia. It was the worst. I loved the park but once I’d worked there all the magic was gone from it. It just turned into a place I hated and I’ve never been there since.” ~ Danny McBride, Kenny Powers quotes on first job
  14. “You know, a lot of those angry sort of Southern man characters that I’ve been doing are based on different people I might’ve had as, like, a soccer coach or as a teacher.” ~ Danny McBride
  15. “In my school, people liked the gym teachers because they were the football or soccer coaches. But look, if they’re cool, they get respect.” ~ Danny McBride

  16. I’ve always had the hair of Lionel Ritchie since I was a boy, but the mullet sadly is a hairpiece. My wife won’t let me rock that hairstyle.
  17. Confidence and a good sense of humor can usually win a chick over.
  18. I always get forwarded these weird pictures of people getting Kenny Powers tattoos. That’s probably the craziest thing I’ve ever seen: Somebody will ink my face on their body for eternity.
  19. I don’t tend to watch too many American comedies. I love British comedy.

  20. In my gym class, we had something called The Pit, this little alcove where we had to sit if we forgot our gym clothes. It was usually just the crippled kid, the pregnant girl, and me. It was pretty awkward, just hanging with all these freaks who didn’t want to show their legs.
  21. You know, a lot of those angry sort of Southern man characters that I’ve been doing are based on different people I might’ve had as, like, a soccer coach or as a teacher.
  22. I made movies all the time when I was a kid.

  23. It’s awesome to see something like ‘Inception’, which is just mind-blowing and amazing, and it actually resonates with the audiences. I feel like that’s rare.
  24. The one thing about being a parent is the ability to be selfless: To give up the things you want and need for the benefit of someone else.
  25. I went to film school so I have a writing and directing background, and I think a lot of the material I’m interested in writing and getting out there is stories about anti-heroes and people you should just not ordinarily root for – trying to figure out a way of appealing to people they wouldn’t normally appeal to.
  26. On a human level, people want to see someone succeed who wants to change.

  27. But obviously, you don’t want to just be the guy who comes in and sort of spices up every movie. So yeah, definitely moving into more of a leading man role would be great, but on my own terms. , Kenny Powers quotes on movie
  28. I went to film school so I have a writing and directing background, and I think a lot of the material I’m interested in writing and getting out there is stories about anti-heroes and people you should just not ordinarily root for – trying to figure out a way of appealing to people they wouldn’t normally appeal to.
  29. And I’m always surprised when people have seen ‘The Foot Fist Way’, so when people bring that up, I’m always surprised that’s reached other people besides my immediate friends.
  30. As an actor, you don’t want to be typecast, because Hollywood is so quick to put you in things that you’ve succeeded in before.

  31. The dynamics are pretty much the same among me and my friends as they were when I was 18 years old.
  32. And I’m a pretty avid photographer, I’ve been into photography for years now, so I try to spend some of my free time with that.
  33. I can’t even remember not wanting to go to film school.
  34. I usually choose movies that I would want to see. I appreciate drama and if the right script came across my desk, drama you will see.
  35. I don’t really care about awards.

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