Harrison Ford Quotes

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Harrison Ford Quotes

  • All my friends were going off to be professionals, and I said I wanted to be an actor.

  • Bikes and planes aren’t about going fast or having fun; they’re toys, but serious ones.

  • Directing is too hard, it takes too much time, and it doesn’t pay very well.

  • Everything I do, I’m sort of half in, half out.

  • Hollywood’s got its own particular environment.

  • I accrued anger from people’s low opinion of me and my work, and for the work I might be capable of.

  • I am not the first man who wanted to make changes in his life at 60 and I won’t be the last. It is just that others can do it with anonymity.

  • I could take Sean Connery in a fight… I could definitely take him.

  • I enjoyed carpentry, and it was very good to me for 12 years.

  • I get mad when people call me an action movie star. Indiana Jones is an adventure film, a comic book, a fantasy.

  • I have relationships with people I’m working with, based on our combined interest. It doesn’t make the relationship any less sincere, but it does give it a focus that may not last beyond the experience.

  • I love the comic opportunities that come up in the context of a father-son relationship.

  • I wanted to be a forest ranger or a coal man. At a very early age, I knew I didn’t want to do what my dad did, which was work in an office.

  • 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.

  • I was always very grateful I was never hot. In the entire length of my career, I haven’t been the most adored.

  • I was completely unprepared for the public spectacle my private life became, and didn’t like it a bit.

  • I was never that much a focus of interest in my career. I’m aware of that now, which doesn’t give me a lot of pleasure.

  • I’m addicted to Altoids. I call them ‘acting pills.’

  • I’ve always been somewhere down from the top, so I’ve never had to suffer being knocked off the top.

  • I’ve never wanted to be the boss.

  • If I were a serious person, I’d probably have a real job.

  • If you’re asking me to acknowledge that I’ve gotten older, I can do that.

  • It took me a long time to figure out how to act, and how to conduct myself in the business so I could get what I felt I needed to support my potential and give them what they wanted.

  • It’s very little trouble for me to accomodate my fans, unless I’m actually taking a pee at the time.

  • My character is meant to know nothing about rap, and not to like it very much, but I know about it, because my kids make me listen to it. There’s some rap I do like very much. I like Eminem, Blackalicious.

  • My goal was just to work regularly. I didn’t ever expect to be rich or famous. I wanted to be a working character actor.

  • My older kids are fantastic people. It can’t be the result of my influence on them.

  • Parenting is an impossible job at any age.

  • Really, what are the options? Levi’s or Wranglers. And you just pick one. It’s one of those life choices.

  • Some actors couldn’t figure out how to withstand the constant rejection. They couldn’t see the light at the end of the tunnel.

  • Sometimes I try to improve the language, the lines, or the delivery, but I don’t ad-lib because I think that makes it really hard for everybody else involved.

  • The actor’s popularity is evanescent; applauded today, forgotten tomorrow.

  • The focus and the concentration and the attention to detail that flying takes is a kind of meditation. I find it restful and engaging, and other things slip away.

  • The kindest word to describe my performance in school was Sloth.

  • The third time you say a thing it sounds like a lie.

  • There is no child left within me, none whatsoever.

  • To me, success is choice and opportunity.

  • We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.

  • What I observed about my fellow actors was that most gave up very easily.

  • When I first started out, I was a bad actor.

  • You know you’re getting old when all the names in your black book have M. D. after them.

  • You may get real tired watching me, but I’m not going to quit.
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