Brendan Fraser Quotes


 
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Best 51 Quotes by Brendan Fraser – Page 1 of 2

“All you have to do is just believe in what's there; then, the audience will, too.”

“As a young man I prayed for success. Now I just pray to be worthy of it.”

“As sophisticated as the technology gets, the less sophisticated you have to become as an actor.”

“Burroughs was never really that pleased with the way popular culture and society treated his character. He tried to make a few movies of his own as a result, but they weren't very good.”

“Careers go in cycles. I've plateau-ed. I've been at the bottom of the ocean... You win some, you lose some.”

“Elizabeth Hurley and I had a lot of fun together. She's a very beautiful, confident woman.”

“Embrace your dorkdom or rail against it. The choice is yours.”

“Forget acting. It's all about rock 'n' roll.”

“George of the Jungle is a cartoon. He's a guy who swings around on a vine all day. Are you not buying that?”

“Graham Greene, as I understand it, was quite outspoken in his criticism of American foreign policy.”

“Horrible things happen, but were they horrible? No, they were just circumstances of the world.”

“I always approach comedy roles pretending they aren't funny.”

“I believe you have a responsibility to comport yourself in a manner that gives an example to others. As a young man, I prayed for success. Now I pray just to be worthy of it.”

“I don't believe that wishing works. I think we get the things we work for.”

“I felt a gravitational pull to the material so that there's a certain element of acting that's not really necessary. I've really liked this in foreign movies before or I've observed others working with them and I've noticed that there's a method that goes on where the actors try and get the children, like the child actor, to interact with them in a real way. It seems like you're the adult trying to get the kid to fall in love with him.”

“I guess darkness serves a purpose: to show us that there is redemption through chaos. I believe in that. I think that's the basis of Greek mythology.”

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“I have so much satisfaction in my life. I have a beautiful wife and the great stimulation of an interesting career. I'm the most happy fellow that I know.”

“I haven't been one since I did a film called (coughs) Encino Man (laughing). After two or three runs with Pauly Shore, I had enough. Watching this film in 3D as far as rollercoasters go really fills it for me.”

“I just rely on the text to speak for itself and then speak it as I believe it to interpret it, and then just know that the rules of the world that we're creating allow for things to come to life, and then just trust in the process of making a film. Hopefully we'll make a sequel, because if we do, we had such a great time as an ensemble, I think the best thing to do would be to just take the whole cast back. This is Iain's idea and I agree with it. Just reincarnate all the characters and put them back into the world. There's no rules. Why couldn't we do that?”

“I mean, it was a mummy movie. It was a good film independent of its source. It that looks like Lawrence of Arabia on steroids in a lot of ways.”

“I recently watched Peter Brook's Lord of the Flies, and it wasn't a favorite film. Then I saw the one that was made in 1990, which in my opinion didn't match up to the original.”

“I remember thinking, I want to work for the camera.”

“I still don't understand the music industry that much. Everything I learned was from hanging out with rock musicians in studios. I certainly have respect for those who make music their livelihood.”

“I suppose if it has a practical purpose, I appreciate a pat on the back. I suppose it's rewarding, ultimately.”

“I think you have to show homage to creators.”

“I wanted to have the opportunity to travel to Vietnam and Sydney, and have the chance to work there.”

“I was molded, spent my time underneath a lot of goo. And then the bits and pieces were sculpted. It took probably 10 days to create each character after all those camera tests.”

“I wish I could go home. I've been on the road since May. I wonder if my dogs still remember me”

“I wish I could have 25,000 years of my personal family history documented in a very powerful computer or a CD-ROM that I could just pop in and my computer would never crash”

“I would act whether or not I was paid. I would be involved in ensemble groups. I would have the desire to tell stories.”

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