Inspirational Quotes from Eric Braeden

By | March 22, 2017

Raising children is an enormously important part of life. I think one of the most important, or the most important, period.

Eric Braeden

When I think about my great conversations with Marlon Brando on the set of ‘Morituri,’ I think there’s a story there, just as I do with my experience working with James Cameron on ‘Titanic.’ And then there are all my years on ‘Y&R’ and all that has happened there.

Eric Braeden

America has the best athletic programs. Even when the Soviet Union existed, that was Mickey Mouse compared to the U.S.

Eric Braeden

If you’re a young couple when you start out and are both working, trying to raise children, that is tough.

Eric Braeden

I have a feeling that being in love sometimes means the projection of your desires onto another person. The important thing is that you like the other person, respect the other person and want to raise children with the other person.

Eric Braeden

Not too many people can afford for the wife to stay home and raise the kids.

Eric Braeden

A mother’s got to be there to raise the children. That’s all there is to it. I feel badly for those mothers who work hard, and can’t do it all the time.

Eric Braeden

If it’s really so wonderful that both partners have to work to make a living to pay for their house, for health insurance, someone is obviously going to get the short end of the stick.

Eric Braeden

I’m not a politician.

Eric Braeden

The workplace should have a place where the kids can visit. They should have places at the mother’s or the father’s work where professionals can have their kids visit them whenever they feel like it.

Eric Braeden

If both parents must work, I think it is more important that the mother has proximity to the child to therefore establish a childcare situation at the big corporations not once a day, but many times a day.

Eric Braeden

If we keep on ignoring and leaving children to their own devices at home, they become latchkey kids, and trust me, the consequences of that are not good.

Eric Braeden

My heart goes out to many women that I’ve met across the country who barely make enough to make a living, and they want to have kids. That’s very understandable, but what do you do with the kids?

Eric Braeden

A relationship has to be cultivated. There have to be feelings of love for another first. But then you have to really like the person.

Eric Braeden

Being in love, and I’m not an expert in this, I’ve lived it as much as anyone has, but I’ve not dissected it.

Eric Braeden

Some situations are so hopeless when you look at them from the outside you say, Why are they still married?

Eric Braeden

It’s very difficult to judge relationships from the outside. You never know what happens in intimate moments with two people to know why they really support and love each other.

Eric Braeden

I’m not saying that people should not divorce, but at the rate at which it happens here is sick. The kids, they suffer. I don’t care what anyone says.

Eric Braeden

To establish personal relationships with the people you work with is stupid, because you never know when the winds will change. I try not to get too close to people.

Eric Braeden

Writing for a soap – writing for 25 characters day in, day out – is one of the most difficult jobs in Hollywood.

Eric Braeden

In the end, I’m an actor. I’m paid for what I bring to the screen.

Eric Braeden

How many reality shows can you watch? They’re so obviously phony.

Eric Braeden

The challenge in daytime in particular, I think, is to go against all the traditional cliches of daytime and try to make it real.

Eric Braeden

There are some directors I hear about in nighttime or some I used to work with who walk around like gods.

Eric Braeden

The directors I respect are the ones who have a collaborative attitude, who collaborate with actors.

Eric Braeden

There’s no one more willing to do something than an actor when it comes to perfecting a scene.

Eric Braeden

America has the best athletic programs. Even when the Soviet Union existed, that was Mickey Mouse compared to the U.S.

Eric Braeden

That’s the biggest shame there is, that L.A. doesn’t have a team. I was a big fan of the L.A. Rams, and when they left, I lost interest. Then there was the Raiders, and they left. How they can’t have a football team in the biggest market in the world is beyond me.

Eric Braeden

To support my brothers and me, my mother got a job so menial that we never discussed it.

Eric Braeden

I think ‘Y&R’s future is contingent upon the ratings. Obviously, none of the soaps are kept alive for the sake of loyalty. It’s all about ratings. It’s show business. Period.

Eric Braeden

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