Harrison Ford quotes
“- Paul Sellinger: How far do you think we've gone?
- David Halloran: How am I supposed to know? You're the god damn spy, not me. Don't you guys have a magic manual or something that teaches you all that stuff?
- Paul Sellinger: Yes, we do.
- David Halloran: Did you ever read it?
- Paul Sellinger: I helped write it.
- David Halloran: What did it...” (continue)(continue reading)
“For their courage I nominated these men for the title of hero of the Soviet Union. But the committee ruled that because it was not wartime, and because it was merely an accident, they were not worthy of the title of hero. What good are honors from such people? These men sacrificed, not for a medal. But because when the time came, it was their...” (continue)(continue reading)
“- Henry Turner: No thanks, I don't like eggs.
- Rosella: What?
- Rachel Turner: Eggs are your favourite!
- Henry Turner: Okay, then give me lots of eggs.”
“It's part of the job of the actor to torture the director.”
“I'm quite curious and excited about seeing a new script for 'Blade Runner.' If, in fact, the opportunity would exist to do another, if it's a good script, I would be very anxious to work with Ridley Scott again; he's a very talented and passionate filmmaker. And I think it would be very interesting to revisit the character.”
“I think of myself as an assistant storyteller.”
“I rarely play a real person, because I don't think I'm a good imitator.”
“What is news? It's hard to quantify. Certainly news has changed completely, and the morning shows are not really designed to bring you the news, except to tell you what happened overnight, and the rest of it is a kind of magazine mentality - a little bit of this, a little bit of that. It's harder to be an educated and informed citizen.”
“The actor's popularity is evanescent; applauded today, forgotten tomorrow.”
“If I were a serious person, I'd probably have a real job.”
“I wanted to live the life, a different life. I didn't want to go to the same place every day and see the same people and do the same job. I wanted interesting challenges.”
“We have to understand in value what the services of nature are so that we can understand that degrading them is an irreplaceable resource that no amount of money or human ingenuity can replace.”
“I don't do a huge amount of physical activity. I play tennis, I work out sporadically, and I eat well and take care of myself.”
“I had a very strong feeling about the Vietnam War, and I had a strong feeling about participating in it. The military draft was in place, I was summoned for a physical exam, and I was either going to be classified as fit for military service or make my objection to it. So I made my objection to it.”
“My older kids are fantastic people. It can't be the result of my influence on them.”
“Sooner or later, everybody knows everything.”
I don't use any particular method. I'm from the "let's pretend" school of acting.
- Jackie Robinson: You want a player who doesn't have the guts to fight back?
- Branch Rickey: No. I want a player who's got the guts not to fight back. People aren't gonna like this. They're gonna do anything to get you to react. Echo a curse with a curse and, uh, they'll hear only yours. Follow a blow with a blow and they'll say, "The Negro... (continue)(continue reading)
“I don't go to the movies. Maybe it's the same as not eating hot dogs after you've worked in a slaughterhouse. You know it's all made from ears and ass parts.”
“You know what I do for a living? I get paid to notice stuff. I get paid to know who's lying.”