Charlton Heston quotes
“There's a special excitement in playing a man who made a hole in history large enough to be remembered centuries after he died.”
“Political correctness is tyranny with manners.”
“- Henry Frapp: I holed up behind some rocks' but that didn't do no good... because they just kept on a-comin', entire Sioux nation. Me outta powder, outta lead. Goddamn, I was one scared nigger!
- Bill Tyler: I thought you said they was 'Rapaho.
- Henry Frapp: No, goddamnit! They was Pawnee!
- Bill Tyler: Well, what happened to you?
- Henry...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Those who will not live by the law shall die by the law!”
“- Messala: Judah, either you help me or you oppose me, you have no other choice. You're either for me or against me!
- Judah Ben-Hur: If that is the choice, then I am against you.”
“Who is the boss? The cop or the law?”
“I feel very strongly that the director is supposed to be the boss. Art was never created by democracy.”
“An epic is the easiest kind of picture to make badly.”
“Cinema is the director's medium. It is written even less than it is acted, but it is primarily the director's medium.”
“If you can't make a career out of two de Milles, you'll never do it.”
“The most trying work time with an actress I can ever recall.”
“He’s something of a fuck-up, no question.”
“The big studio era is from the coming of sound until 1950, until I came in... I came in at a crux in film, which was the end of the studio era and the rise of filmmaking.”
“In all of Shakespeare's plays, no matter what tragic events occur, no matter what rises and falls, we return to stability in the end.”
“Failure is not an option.”
“Society mends its wounds. And that's invariably true in all the tragedies, in the comedies as well.”
“I've played three presidents, three saints and two geniuses - and that's probably enough for any man.”