Spencer Tracy quotes
“Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.”
“What's the trouble about that? That fine way. The Savior, He take my father up to fishermen's Heaven - with all his old friends.”
“Acting is not an important job in the scheme of things. Plumbing is.”
“Know your lines and don't bump into the furniture.”
“- Harvey: Do you think they really fish in heaven?
- Manuel: Well, sure they fish in heaven. What else they do?”
“- Beryl Caighn: She tried to shoot me.
- Adam Bonner: How do you know that?
- Beryl Caighn: Because she did.”
“Right then I knew we'd lost her. She'll always love us of course, but not in the old way. From now on her love will be handed out like a farmer's wife tossing scraps to the family rooster.”
“I would like to say a few words about weddings. I've just been through one. Not my own. My daughter's. Someday in the far future I may be able to remember it with tender indulgence, but not now. I always used to think that marriages were a simple affair. Boy meets girl. Fall in love. They get married. Have babies. Eventually the babies grow up...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Write anything you want about me. Make up something. Hell, I don't care.”
“I'm too tired and old and rich for all this, so let's do the scene.”
“There were times when my pants were so thin I could sit on a dime and know if it was heads or tails.”
“A square shooter if ever there was one.”
“- Ivy Peterson: What are you going to do?
- Dr. Henry Jekyll: Something so simple. I'm going to put an end to all that confusion.”
The kids keep telling me I should try this new "method acting" but I'm too old, I'm too tired, and I'm too talented to care.