Patrick Swayze Quotes.
There are people who want me to do a cologne. They want to call it ‘Patrick.’ I was offered a fortune to make exercise videos. Posters, all kinds of stuff – something like $10 million worth. It’s insanity. I’m not going to do any of it.
I got completely fed up with that Hollywood blockbuster mentality. I couldn’t take it seriously any longer.
I’m not afraid of death. I’m going home.
There’s no better way to take care of health than through something as joyous and beautiful as dance.
You can’t be pregnant in leotards, and this is the last chance for us to get our bodies into the shape of concert dancers and capture it with the magic of film.
Dance is the pure language of the soul – it’s been with us from the very beginning.
Talent deserves to be honored. Hands deserve to be slapped if you do something stupid as well, but don’t take it too far.
What winning is to me is not giving up, is no matter what’s thrown at me, I can take it. And I can keep going.
If I leave this Earth, I want to leave this Earth just knowing I’ve tried to give something back and tried to do something worthwhile with myself.
I want you to be nice…until it’s time to not be nice.
Fear causes hesitation, and hesitation will cause your worst fears to come true.
There’s just something about dance. It’s like a primal thing in all of us.
You know, I am a Leo. Lion is a giant part of me.
I’ve never been one to run from a challenge.
When people are away from home, they do things they might not normally do.
I found that dance was key to keeping depression out of my life. When you dance, things just go away, things don’t seem so bad. There’s no better way to take care of health than through something as joyous and beautiful as dance.
I don’t know what’s on the other side.
I wanna live.
When you dance, things just go away, things don’t seem so bad.
I took after my father.
How do you nurture a positive attitude when all the statistics say you’re a dead man? You go to work.
I keep dreaming of a future, a future with a long and healthy life, not lived in the shadow of cancer but in the light.
One thing I’m not going to do is chase staying alive. You spend so much time chasing staying alive, you won’t live.
I just love to work hard.
Life sure has a sick sense of humor, doesnвЂ™t it?
It just blows me away that I am on, I don’t know what generation of fans.
Good-looking people turn me off. Myself included.
I don’t want to be a poster child for cancer.
If I’m going to do television, I wanted that ‘North and South’ experience. I wanted something that’s going to challenge me on a constant basis.
The way to screw up somebody’s life is to give them what they want.
I’m trying to shut up and let my angels speak to me and tell me what I’m supposed to do.
Feel what the wave is doing, then accept its energy.
I’ve had so many injuries.
I will go so far as to say probably smoking had something to do with my pancreatic cancer.
I had a lot of anger because I wasn’t happy with the way I had been raised.
I dropped about 20 pounds in the blink of an eye. And then when you see it in the mirror, when all of a sudden you pull your eyes down, and the bottom of your eyes go yellow and jaundice sets in – then you know something’s wrong.
When it looks like I may live longer than five minutes I’ll drop cigarettes like a hot potato.
I like to believe that I’ve got a lot of guardian warriors sittin’ on my shoulder including my dad.
You can imagine me as a kid growing up in redneck Texas with ballet shoes, tucking the violin under my arm. I had to fight my way up.
My work… is my legacy.
To be honest, I’ve made a game out of trying to live through my James Dean, Janis Joplin, Freddie Prinze, Jim Morrison period, those demons that we all have that we’re either successful or not at making work for us rather than destroy us.
Sometimes a movie encapsulates a period or a moment in all of our lives in such a way that it never dies.