We have collected the best Likeable Quotes by famous authors including El-P, Nikki Giovanni, Bryce Dallas Howard, Aimee Mullins, Karen Salmansohn and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.
I don’t ever really feel guilty about music, quite frankly. When you’re younger, you think that anything you don’t like, you have to hate. I’m so far beyond that perspective. Although, I will say I resent Bruno Mars for making me like him as much as I do. I wish that he wasn’t so likeable.
There’re two people in the world that are not likeable: a master and a slave.
There’s something really freeing about playing a character that isn’t even, like, remotely likeable whatsoever.
Bryce Dallas Howard
I was once told that I had become too confident and that it made me less likeable. Many successful people will get this at some point, because the people who haven’t followed a similar path can be threatened by someone who has and is unabashed about it.
In general, being likeable is more about being interested – rather than interesting. Indeed, a good way to convince someone that you are an awesome conversationalist is to simply shut up and let the other person talk.
Some persons are likeable in spite of their unswerving integrity.
As a young ma,n I was an absolute idiot. I think my exes would say I was a likeable baby. I had a teenager’s bedroom when I was 32.
I’ve always liked people who know me to like me, because I think I’m quite likeable. But people who make up their minds based on the image in the papers or a voice on a pop record? They’re idiots.
It has been my experience that if we make the effort to listen to people when we meet them, and work to get to know them a little, it is then easy to find something likeable in practically anyone.
Bryant H. McGill
My dad’s so likeable, you wouldn’t feel in competition with him. If any boyfriends have ever felt that, they’re long gone.
A party full of ‘likeable’ people doesn’t bear contemplating.
I was supposed to be authoritative, but at the same time had to be likeable, a quality that is a bonus, not a requirement, for men in the same position.
Dee Dee Myers
Some people are inherently likeable. If you’re not – work on it. It may even improve your social life.
There’s a horrible fallacy that exists in the popular discussion of fiction these days: the idea that a successful central character need be ‘likeable’ or ‘sympathetic’. It is surely more important that they be human, no? More crucial that they breathe?
Richard III is not likeable. Macbeth is not likeable. Hamlet is not likeable. And yet you can’t take your eyes off them. I’m far more interested in that than I am in any sort of likeability.
I don’t know what to say about it except Tom Hanks is a great person, a serious person; he’s dissatisfied in a very likeable way, in a very discreet way, and Steven Spielberg is similar in his discretion and drive. But Spielberg is calm. He’s this driven filmmaker and visionary. He really is.
The truth is that, to me, a likeable character is a character that is really flawed, so I don’t know what people mean when they say ‘likable.’
I do think there are some actors that can get away with trying to be funny, and they’re still funny because they’re just likeable, and you want to see them. Me, though, when you see me trying to be funny, it’s like the worst thing in the world. It’s needy, it’s cloying, it’s manipulative – it’s bad.
I know I’m likeable, but living with me is different. Yes, I can be charming. That desire to please people and learning what to do to charm their socks off is something many of us do. But you get into a relationship, and the party’s over at some point. They see the real you.
I don’t try to be likeable. The worst thing people do is present versions of themselves to the world that aren’t real.
The vegan diet is obviously lacking whatever essential nutrient it is that makes people likeable.
I hope that what it comes down to at the end of the day is that people believe that I believe what I’m singing. It comes down to being believable. You don’t have to be likeable; generally, though, I think I am.
The most interesting characters keep us hooked. Not likeable ones! Iago, Shylock, Darth Vader – are they likeable? Do you want to invite them to dinner?
Some are in it for the money, which is fine. Some of them are in it to be a movie star; that’s another reason. Some actors – and this I never understand – will only play likeable characters. And if they’re not likeable, they change them to be heroic.
The easiest way for readers to connect with characters and feel sympathy is to make the character entertaining, sympathetic and likeable.
When you sign onto something, you want the character to be redeemable and likeable, hopefully, and understandable.
Sometimes I just go, ‘Is it me? Am I really just not that likeable?’ The cool thing is, when you go out there and see a lady get mad or a guy get mad, or they hate you because you didn’t come from the independents, or whatever, what I like to do is just pour kerosene on that fire.
That was the most important thing to me: making sure ‘Gardner Elliot’ was likeable and funny and interesting. I took my time before filming to chat with Peter, the director, to create this character.
We have come to expect campaigns to be mean and stupid and politicians to be unresponsive, self-seeking and for sale to the highest bidder. We make jokes about our vice president, and all we ask of a president is that he be likeable. We seem to have given up on the Pentagon’s corrupt use of our tax dollars.
Rather than teach women how to negotiate with sexists or shrink themselves down to ‘likeable’ size, perhaps the solution would be for employers to stop being sexist. In the meantime, women will continue to be blamed for their lower salaries.