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Brendan Fraser Quotes

Please enjoy these encouraging quotes by Brendan Fraser.

Saigon is hot, full of atmosphere, activity,
and commerce.
- Brendan Fraser

I remember thinking, I want to work for the camera.
- Brendan Fraser

I think you have to show homage to creators.
- Brendan Fraser

What if Shakespeare had had a test audience for Romeo and Juliet or Hamlet?
- Brendan Fraser

 

I always approach comedy roles pretending they aren't funny.
- Brendan Fraser

Maybe my caveman ancestors invented the wheel or something.
I'm not sure.
- Brendan Fraser

I don't believe that wishing works.
I think we get the things we work for.
- Brendan Fraser

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I'm just glad that I have bragging rights to working with Bugs and Daffy.
- Brendan Fraser

Forget acting.
It's all about rock 'n' roll.
- Brendan Fraser

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

I wish the rock 'n' roll scene to be back in.
- Brendan Fraser

When you throw punches at actors, you stop,
you pull it, and it looks like you pulled it.
When you throw punches at cartoon characters,
they are not there, so you can swing through.
It looks like you really decked them.
- Brendan Fraser

I suppose if it has a practical purpose,
I appreciate a pat on the back.
I suppose it's rewarding, ultimately.
- Brendan Fraser

If you run an Internet search on Vietnam and the war,
most of the information you get begins at about 1962.
I think this is telling.
It is missing the whole period that led up to the reasons
the war happened in the first place.
- Brendan Fraser

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.
- Brendan Fraser

The test audience holds a great deal of power in the
process of filmmaking in the United States.
- Brendan Fraser

Graham Greene, as I understand it, was quite outspoken
in his criticism of American foreign policy.
- Brendan Fraser

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.
- Brendan Fraser

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.
- Brendan Fraser

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.
- Brendan Fraser

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.
- Brendan Fraser

They had a hard time miking me in my loin cloth,
I mean, where were they gonna tape it?
- Brendan Fraser

I wanted to have the opportunity to travel to Vietnam and Sydney,
and have the chance to work there.
- Brendan Fraser

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

Most people go, I wish for world peace.
But chaos has a place in balancing out the light and the dark in the world.
I don't know if I would wish for world peace.
- Brendan Fraser

As sophisticated as the technology gets,
the less sophisticated you have to become as an actor.
- Brendan Fraser

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.
- Brendan Fraser

I've been grateful enough, smart enough to take the
work with Ian McKellen in Gods And Monsters.
- Brendan Fraser

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.
- Brendan Fraser

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

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

Elizabeth Hurley and I had a lot of fun together.
She's a very beautiful, confident woman.
- Brendan Fraser

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.
- Brendan Fraser

Ian McKellen is brilliant with research.
I paid really close attention to the sources he goes to.
He's a very, very intelligent man.
- Brendan Fraser

I'm starting to judge success by the time I have for myself,
the time I spend with family and friends.
My priorities aren't amending; they're shifting.
- Brendan Fraser

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.
- Brendan Fraser

Horrible things happen, but were they horrible? No,
they were just circumstances of the world.
- Brendan Fraser

We wanted to see this country win the war just as much as those advisors did.
We felt we would help to do that by reporting the truth.
And so there was the moral outrage over this general
and the ambassador in Saigon who kept denying the truth we would see.
- Neil Sheehan

Even the rich are hungry for love,
for being cared for, for being wanted,
for having someone to call their own.
- Mother Teresa

Sometimes you get the results you wanted,
sometimes you don't.
What matters is that you did your best.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In all our contacts, it is probably the sense
of being really needed and wanted
which gives us the greatest satisfaction
and creates the most lasting bond.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

A somebody was once a nobody who wanted to and did.
- John Burroughs

My boyfriend and I broke up.
He wanted to get married and I didn't want him to.
- Rita Rudner

If God wanted us to fly, He would have given us tickets.
- Mel Brooks

I drank some boiling water because I wanted to whistle.
- Mitch Hedberg

I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I
should have been more specific.
- Lily Tomlin

I have often wanted to drown my troubles,
but I can't get my wife to go swimming.
- Anonymous

If God wanted us to bend over he'd put diamonds on the floor.
- Joan Rivers

After fifteen minutes I wanted to marry her,
and after half an hour
I completely gave up the idea of stealing her purse.
- the movie Take the Money and Run (1969)

I wanted to see exotic Vietnam, the jewel of Southeast Asia.
I, uh, I wanted to meet interesting
and stimulating people of an ancient culture,
and kill them.
- the movie Full Metal Jacket

Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. "Pooh?" he whispered.
"Yes, Piglet?"
"Nothing," said Piglet, taking Pooh's hand.
"I just wanted to be sure of you."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

I wanted to know the name of every stone
and flower and insect and bird and beast.
I wanted to know where it got its color, where it got its life -
but there was no one to tell me.
- George Washington Carver

In my prayers I never said I needed a home.
I said I wanted a sanctuary.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

This is a wonderful way to celebrate an 80th birthday...
I wanted to be 65 again, but they wouldn't let me -
Homeland Security.
- Art Buchwald

I realized my family was funny, because nobody ever
wanted to leave our house.
- Anthony Anderson

Today is the right day to do
what you have long wanted to do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I would never have done what I'd done if I'd considered
my father as somebody I wanted to please.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

I wanted to buy a candle holder, but the store didn't have one.
So I got a cake.
- Mitch Hedberg

My mother asked me what I wanted for my birthday,
so I said I wanted to read poetry with her.
- Guy Johnson

Some people wanted champagne and caviar
when they should have had beer and hot dogs.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Making duplicate copies and computer printouts of things
no one wanted even one of in the first place is giving
America a new sense of purpose.
- Andy Rooney

There's sometimes a weird benefit to having an alcoholic,
violent father.
He really motivated me in that I never wanted to be anything like him.
- Dean Koontz

Earth Day 1970 was irrefutable evidence that the American
people understood the environmental threat and wanted action to resolve it.
- Barry Commoner

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.
- Harrison Ford

I wanted to take up music, so my father bought me a blunt instrument.
He told me to knock myself out.
- Jay London

I wanted to be with the kind of people I'd grown up with,
but you can't go back to them and be one of them again,
no matter how hard you try.
- Ethel Waters

Designers are very fickle.
I never wanted to be a victim of that.
You're in one minute, out the next.
- Tyra Banks

I wish my mother had left me something about how she felt growing up.
I wish my grandmother had done the same.
I wanted my girls to know me.
- Carol Burnett

Secretly, I wanted to look like Jimi Hendrix,
but I could never quite pull it off.
- Bryan Ferry

Wanted: a needle swift enough to sew this poem into a blanket.
- Charles Simic

I always imagined I could be what I wanted to be.
- Chris Brown


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