Steve McQueen movie quotes

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Identikit and personal data
Name
Terence Stephen
Last name
McQueen
Pseudonym
Steve McQueen
Born
March 24, 1930
Died
November 7, 1980
Gender
male
Nationality
North American
Profession
actor, racing driver
Zodiac sign
Aries
Steve McQueen movie quotes, phrases and lines
14 in english
Steve McQueen quotes
  • Stardom equals financial success and financial success equals security.”
    Steve McQueen
    [Tag:fame, money, safety]
  • “I live for myself and I answer to nobody.”
    Steve McQueen
    [Tag:selfishness]
  • “I learned that life is a long and difficult road, but you have to keep going, or you'll fall by the wayside.”
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  • “I can't work in an environment where it's a stiff hierarchy; that's not my kind of way.”
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  • “I'm not sure that acting is something for a grown man to be doing.”
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  • “I just see myself as a guy who's trying to make a film or, make art.”
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  • “I'm not that interesting of a person.”
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  • “- U.S. Marshal Joe Belle: Do you know who I am?
    - Tom Horn: No.
    - U.S. Marshal Joe Belle: What you were in the Southwest, I was in the Northwest.
    - Tom Horn: I was mostly out of work.”

    Billy Green Bush - U.S. Marshal Joe Belle
    Steve McQueen - Tom Horn
  • “Sam, I never did see such a pasty-faced bunch of marshals.”

    Steve McQueen - Tom Horn
    [Tag:police]
  • “- Strachwitz: What are you doing over here by the wire?
    - Hilts 'The Cooler King': Well, like I told Max here, I was trying to get my...
    - Von Luger 'The Kommandant': What were you doing by the wire?
    - Hilts 'The Cooler King': Well, like I told Max... I was trying to cut my way through your wire because I want to get out.”

    Harry Riebauer - Strachwitz
    Steve McQueen - Hilts 'The Cooler King'
    Hannes Messemer - Von Luger 'The Kommandant'
    [Tag:escape]
  • “- Tom Horn: Listen, why are you hanging around with me?
    - Glendolene Kimmel: Because you are a link to the Old West.
    - Tom Horn: If you really knew how dirty and raggedy-assed the Old West was, you wouldn't want any part of it.”

    Steve McQueen - Tom Horn
    Linda Evans - Glendolene Kimmel
    [Tag:curiosity, past]
  • “- Tom Horn: Did you get the letter that is telling you to not come around here?
    - Lee Mendenhour: I got your fucking letter, champion! I rolled it up in the back with tobacco and smoked it!”

    Steve McQueen - Tom Horn
    Roy Jenson - Lee Mendenhour
  • “- Hilts 'The Cooler King': Wait a minute. You aren't seriously suggesting that if I get through the wire... and case everything out there... and don't get picked up... to turn myself in and get thrown back in the cooler for a couple of months so you can get the information you need?
    - Bartlett 'Big X': Yes.”

    Steve McQueen - Hilts 'The Cooler King'
    Richard Attenborough - Bartlett 'Big X'
    [Tag:risk]
  • “- Von Luger 'The Kommandant': Are all American officers so ill-mannered?
    - Hilts 'The Cooler King': Yeah, about 99 percent.
    - Von Luger 'The Kommandant': Then perhaps while you are with us you will have a chance to learn some. Ten days isolation, Hilts.
    - Hilts 'The Cooler King': Captain Hilts.
    - Von Luger 'The Kommandant': Twenty days.
    - Hilts...” (continue)
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    Hannes Messemer - Von Luger 'The Kommandant'
    Steve McQueen - Hilts 'The Cooler King'
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