Top 10 Marlon Brando Quotes

Marlon Brando Jr(April 3, 1924 – July 1, 2004) was an American actor most famous for his role in The Godfather, On the Waterfront, A Streetcar Named Desire, and Apocalypse Now.

Here are Marlon Brando’s top ten greatest quotes:


Regret is useless in life. It’s in the past. All we have is now.

man standing beside white wallII.

Never surrender to the momentum of mediocrity.

man holding his hair against sunlightIII.

The more sensitive you are, the more certain you are to be brutalized, develop scabs, never evolve. Never allow yourself to feel anything, because you always feel too much.

person tounching treeIV.

Only the one who walks his own way can’t be overtaken.

person walking on path surrounded by green leafed treesV.

We only have so many faces in our pockets. 

man sitting on brown wooden windowsill across buildingsVI.

Every time you get knocked down you get up stronger.

two men playing boxingVII.

Never confuse the size of your paycheck with the size of your talent.

person holding dollar banknotes while pinning cigarette stickVIII.

If we are not our brother’s keeper, at least let us not be his executioner.

grayscale photography of child and toddler while walkingIX.

Too much success can ruin you as surely as too much failure.

selective focus photo of turned-on black video cameraX.

I’m going to make him an offer he can’t refuse.

Thank you Marlon Brando!

Interesting Facts:

  • Instead of memorizing his lines, he used cue-cards.
  • He won two Oscars- one for The Godfather and the other for On the Waterfront.
  • The lead role in Rebel Without A Cause¬†was initially offered to Marlon Brando.
  • He bought the island of Tetiaroa, an island near Tahiti.

What are some of your favorite quotes?


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