Liam Neeson quotes

 quotes - I'm a big believer in acts of kindness, no matter how small. Share

“I'm a big believer in acts of kindness, no matter how small.”

— Liam Neeson

 quotes - It's an ongoing joy being a dad. Share

“It's an ongoing joy being a dad.”

— Liam Neeson

 quotes - It's interesting, the more successful you become the more people want to give you stuff for nothing. Share

“It's interesting, the more successful you become the more people want to give you stuff for nothing.”

— Liam Neeson

 quotes - You think your life is going one way and then suddenly, you're on another track. Share

“You think your life is going one way and then suddenly, you're on another track.”

— Liam Neeson

“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.”

— Liam Neeson

“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.”

— Liam Neeson

“I was an OK boxer, I wasn't great, I was OK, but I loved the discipline of getting together every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, usually Saturday afternoons too, with a whole bunch of mates and training, very, very hard for about two-and-half hours.”

— Liam Neeson

“In real life, wolves will do anything to avoid contact with mankind.”

— Liam Neeson

“I've had an unbelievable life. I've been very lucky. You do create your own luck too, you know? I never forget where I'm from. Whenever I pass a building site or see somebody digging a ditch, I always think, 'That's real work.'”

— Liam Neeson

“Some mornings you wake up and think, gee I look handsome today. Other days I think, what am I doing in the movies? I wanna go back to Ireland and drive a forklift.”

— Liam Neeson

“Yeah, well, I finally stopped smoking for good.”

— Liam Neeson

“I get fed up with plots that are driven by someone constantly getting information on a computer.”

— Liam Neeson

“It's an extraordinary thing, this tiny little province of Northern Ireland, where carnage happened. And I was part of it. I grew up in it.”

— Liam Neeson

“It's extraordinary to look into a baby's face and see a piece of your flesh and your spirit. It makes you realize you are a part of the human race.”

— Liam Neeson

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

— Liam Neeson

“I'm Irish, so I'm used to odd stews. I can take it. Just throw a lot of carrots and onions in there and I'll call it dinner.”

— Liam Neeson

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

— Liam Neeson

“But, you know, there's still an argument, there's still ten states that outlaw premarital sex, and many more states where adultery is still outlawed and a crime.”

— Liam Neeson

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

— Liam Neeson

“I'm not the kind of actor that would know what my character had for breakfast last Tuesday.”

— Liam Neeson

“Acting is invigorating. But I don't analyse it too much. It's like a dog smelling where it's going to do its toilet in the morning.”

— Liam Neeson

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

— Liam Neeson

“I was very slow in maths, geometry I actually enjoyed.”

— Liam Neeson

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

— Liam Neeson

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

— Liam Neeson

“I think if you're the son or daughter of successful actors and actresses, it's a double pressure. More is expected of you.”

— Liam Neeson

“And as the hour approached for the execution, in his own mind, Collins became both the executioner and the victim. He would pace up and down, transformed in almost a kind of exorcism when he knew he was responsible for taking someone's life.”

— Liam Neeson

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

— Liam Neeson

“To be honest, I'm scared to death of rollercoaster rides.”

— Liam Neeson

“If I get rejected for a part, I pick myself up and say, 'OK, not today, maybe tomorrow I'll get this other part or something.'”

— Liam Neeson