Quotations by Sessue Hayakawa
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Born: Monday, June 10, 1889
Died: Friday, November 23, 1973 (84 years old)
I have come East to find what the public likes.
I like America anyway. In Japan we are much more formal. If two friends are separated for a long time and they meet they bow and bow and bow. They keep bowing without exchanging a word. Here they slap each other on the back and say: Hello, old man, how goes everything.
(Keywords: Time, America, Friends, Man, Old, Word)
I shall ask to see whether they want me in dress clothes or in Japanese.
(Keywords: Clothes, Dress, Want)
My one ambition is to play a hero.
(Keywords: Ambition, Play)
That is one reason so many of the Japanese pictures are not good, they cannot spare all the footage necessary for that bow, which is repeated over and over again.