Liam Neeson Quotes


Best 60 Quotes by Liam Neeson – Page 1 of 2

“A sex symbol? A symbol of sex? I don't think that I am a sex symbol, although it's very flattering. I'm 59, now, so I think I'm possibly past my sell-by date. I think I am.”

“Acting with creatures that aren't there is kind like acting with an actor who refuses to come out of his trailer. You still have to go on and do the scene.”

“America has been very, very good to me.”

“And the Institute sent me a little film footage of Kinsey himself preparing to do an interview for television to talk about his work, so that was quite valuable for me.”

“Before 'Schindler's List,' I wouldn't have believed movies had a lot of power for social change.”

“But I was very, very lucky, and it was a wake up call as far as motorbikes are concerned. I never flirted with death on the bike, but now I'm totally convinced they're death machines.”

“But let's just say, I'm Irish. I grew up in the 1950s. Religion had a very tight iron fist.”

“But, you know, sex is controversial, it just is and it always will be.”

“Every cliche about kids is true; they grow up so quickly, you blink and they're gone, and you have to spend the time with them now. But that's a joy.”

“For all of nature's wonder and beauty, it is also hostile and unpredictable.”

“For every successful actor or actress, there are countless numbers who don't make it. The name of the game is rejection. You go to an audition and you're told you're too tall or you're too Irish or your nose is not quite right. You're rejected for your education, you're rejected for this or that and it's really tough.”

“Getting married and settling down isn't the most important thing in my life.”

“I always wanted to be a cowboy, and Jedi Knights are basically cowboys in space, right?”

“I came to water late. I learned to swim at the age of 20.”

“I can always act.”

“I certainly notice the vitality in Belfast, which wasn't there in the Seventies. There was a war going on then. Now there are cranes everywhere. There really is a sense of renewal and hope.”

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“I did, although I didn't read from page 1 to page 187 but I read chunks of it. I did a little bit of science when I was in the university so I was able to understand the graphs and pie charts and stuff like that. It was extremely dry.”

“I do believe at the end of the night when you're with your family, the character gets hung up on the door like a coat, and is there to be taken on the next morning.”

“I do shadow boxing and use a heavy bag, but I don't spar with anyone.”

“I don't do my own stunts, but I do my own fighting. I don't consider fighting to be a stunt.”

“I don't know if I'm a strict parent or a pushover.”

“I gravitate toward women.”

“I have friends who have daughters and there's times I think I'm glad I have boys instead of girls.”

“I have often found that no matter where I meet people in the world, there is a path that leads back to Queen's.”

“I love doing my own stunts but it's hard.”

“I loved school.”

“I never thought about becoming a professional singer, but I am in touch with Bono about releasing a musical movie. It will be about an Irish band during the '70s who are looking for fortune in Las Vegas. I should play the singer of the band but I don't want to sing in front of anybody.”

“I offer my performance as prayer for someone I've worked with as an actor or someone who has died. The image that comes into my head as I walk to the stage, I offer that performance up for that person.”

“I think I survived by running away some. Running away to work.”

“I think I'm past my due date. I just feel it.”

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“I hope they make a video game of me. At least I wouldn't have any cellulite then.”

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