Woody Harrelson Quotes In English

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Woody Harrelson Quotes In English

Hello, Welcome in a collection of fabulous quotes and sayings by Woody Harrelson on childhood, learning, fear, family friend etc. Our team gives you some quotes about Woody Harrelson. He was born on 23 July 1961 (age 58 years), Midland, Texas, United States.Woodrow Tracy Harrelson is an Academy Award nominated American actor and a playwright. He first became known for his role as bartender Woody Boyd on the NBC sitcom Cheers, for which he won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series from a total of five nominations.

  • “I think I’m probably a better sport. You tend to really just freak when you lose. You have a real hard time with it.”

  • “’Natural Born Killers’ is really a misunderstood romantic comedy.”

  • “You have to focus on what you’re passionate about. For me it’s the forests and of course, because I’m concerned about the forests, I’m concerned about the way paper is made.”

  • “To the men in Washington, the world is just a giant Monopoly board.”

  • “The history taught in our schools is scandalous. We grew up believing that Columbus actually discovered America. We still celebrate Columbus Day. Columbus was after one thing only – gold.”

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  • “We don’t get the greatest tools to deal with anger. It’s like, ‘Hey, count to 10.’ When someone really upsets me, how do I respond? I don’t usually start counting to 10 and breathing deeply.”

  • “It’s an odd beast, fame. It’s got multiple personalities.”

  • “I don’t believe in politics. I’m an anarchist, I guess you could say. I think people could be just fine looking after themselves.”

  • “You know, I was on ‘Cheers’ for eight years, and I couldn’t get another job, and I thought, ‘I’m going to be Woody Boyd forever.’ Which is not bad, but I really thought I was capable of more.”

  • “Salma is just one of the great goddesses ever put on this Earth.”

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  • “To me, I think it’s this thing of everyone wanting to make Jesus the Son of God and Jesus the only way to God that is the thing that no longer makes me want to be a Christian.”

  • “And Garrison Keillor I think is a fascinating guy and really entertaining.”

  • “On ‘The Messenger,’ just imagining playing the part of a soldier in that movie was kind of hard for me. And in ‘Rampart,’ the idea of playing a cop was even harder. It was hard to imagine myself as a cop.”

  • “If you manage to stop the timber industry from cutting this forest, they’ll cut that forest. If you stop oil drilling here, they’ll go drill there.”

  • “I’m not a Twinkie lover. I don’t do sugar or dairy either.”

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  • “The war against terrorism is terrorism.”

  • “Sometimes I feel people think I live on a commune but I don’t. We are all solar, though. There are no power lines. It’s mostly farmers, so everyone who has tractors uses bio-diesel.”

  • “I used to have Bible studies at my house. I was in the choir. I was mischievous but also a real mama’s boy. It was a pretty happy childhood.”

  • “I try to apply the organic concept to my clothes and bedding as well. There’s nothing like swimming in organic cotton sheets.”

  • “But I just felt at one point that I was on a hamster wheel, you know? Just doing movie after movie and thinking so much about career related things and I think missing out on hanging with my friends and family as much I needed to.”

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  • “It’s not terrible, people telling you you’re great; what’s terrible is when you start believing it.”

  • “I think, on a personal level, everybody, when you go through the checkout line after you get your groceries and they say, ‘Paper or plastic?’ We should be saying, ‘Neither one.’ We should have our own cloth bags.”

  • “The forests are the lungs of the world. I’ve always believed if you breathe, you’re an environmentalist.”

  • “Everything I do, I try to think, Okay, what are the ramifications? Like, with the clothes I wear, I prefer if it’s grown organically, because cotton – which is what’s used in most clothing – takes up 50 percent of all pesticide use.”

  • “And you call yourselves a bowling alley?”

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  • “Even though there’s an entertainment value to the film, I think it’s very important because you can’t really separate the impact of that political message from it. It’s rare that you get films like that I think; that really have an important message and are also entertaining.”

  • “Ive always believed the road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.”

  • “In sixth grade, some kid was being inappropriate with a girl. I said he better stop. Next thing were fighting. Then were at the principals office. I got just as much punishment as he did, even though I felt I did the right thing.”

  • “I’ve been vegan for about 10 and a half years. It’s been all good. I’m obviously much healthier”

  • “Raw food is the best way to have the cleanest energy. We take so much care about what kind of fuel we put in our car, what kind of oil. We care about that sometimes more than the fuel that we’re looking at putting in our bodies. It’s cleaner burning fuel.”

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  • “I think I’ve been an incredible example to my kids of what not to do.”

  • “When I’m in New York, I bike everywhere. I have a couple of bikes stored over at Ed Norton’s. It’s the only way to go. But in Hawaii, I drive. I have a little Volkswagen Bug, from the ‘Drive it? Hug it?’ phase. I run it on biodiesel.”

  • “The only thing that’s problematic is the constant explaining, the constant need to kind of go, No, I don’t want that because of such and such. I feel like I’m a pain in the ass, and I don’t like being difficult.”

  • “In the courtroom, it’s where a lawyer really becomes an actor. There’s a very fine line between delivering a monologue in a play and delivering a monologue to a jury. I’ve always felt that way – I’ve been in a lot of courtrooms. The best lawyers are really theatrical.”

  • “We’ve killed a million Iraqis since the start of the Gulf war – mostly by blocking humanitarian aid.”

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  • “Everything is poisoned, and it’s all poisoned from greed. I think our inability to communicate with each other and everything that’s happening in the world is all a symptom of our greater inability to deal with nature appropriately.”

  • “Natural Born Killers is really a misunderstood romantic comedy.”

  • “Economically, many folks don’t feel they can afford organic. While this may be true in some cases, I think more often than not it’s a question of priority. I feel it’s one of the most important areas of concern ecologically, because the petrochemical giants – DuPont, Monsanto – make huge money by poisoning us.”

  • “I suppose maybe [Wilson] would be a better person if he were able to censor himself, but then he wouldn’t be as interesting.”

  • “With ‘Rampart,’ I read it and I’m like, ‘That’s the best role I’ve ever been offered. Phenomenal.’ But, I was daunted, you know? Like the concept of trying to be a cop. It’s just bizarre, man. Bizarre to even think about.”

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  • “I’m not a Twinkie lover. I don’t do sugar or dairy either.”

  • “I remember my daughter Deni coming along, and she was so pure and caring of everybody and everything. And somehow, this little being managed to get around all the obstacles – the gun turrets, the walls, the moats, the sentries – that were wrapped around my heart. My heart at that time needed her.”

  • “The only way to get a serious message across is through comedy”

  • “Right now there should be a moratorium on the cutting down of old growth in this country. That is a small thing to ask at this point. There is only four percent of old growth left. Ninety-six percent of it has been cut down.”

  • “I’ve been in so many good movies that I felt like nobody saw; it’s a pretty dreadful feeling.”

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  • “A grownup is a child with layers on.”

  • “There’s just something extraordinary about that Selma Hayek.”

  • “We’ve killed a million Iraqis since the start of the Gulf war – mostly by blocking humanitarian aid.”

  • “Since half of all trees cut go to making paper, the only meaningful way to address destruction of our forest is to change the way paper is made.”

  • “I never was disillusioned with acting because I love acting.”

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  • “When you make love, you must be making love.”

  • “The state of the health of the individual is equivalent to the state to the health of the colon.”

  • “We don’t get the greatest tools to deal with anger. It’s like, ‘Hey, count to 10.’ When someone really upsets me, how do I respond? I don’t usually start counting to 10 and breathing deeply.”

  • “Some people make a great film and then they can’t follow up.”

  • “[Wilson] has this strange inability to censor himself, and he’ll say these things that are sometimes quite caustic or end up creating some kind of violent reaction, you know. But, you know, I admire that.”

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  • “I had a hard time with that hockey. I hadn’t grown up skating, so that was my biggest challenge. We worked on it and worked on it. But then when we first shot it, it was so hard for me.”

  • “I really liked playing [Wilson]. I started to really – I mean, I think the thing about him is he’s not really a curmudgeon, he’s very gregarious. And he’s a people person.”

  • “There’s just something extraordinary about that Selma Hayek.”

  • “I’m not a time person. A watch is not good for me.”

  • “When I was in the seventh grade I did a report about the environment and the loss of species. It was supposed to be only a few pages, but ended up being nearly 50.”

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  • “It’s the best thing going, parenthood.”

  • “Through my work with PETA, I have learned a great deal about chimpanzee behavior and the plight of chimpanzees imprisoned in laboratories.”

  • “It’s not who you want to spend Friday night with. It’s who you want to spend all day Saturday with.”

  • “The government may change faces from time to time, but it’s not like we fight wars for democracy – we fight wars for capitalism and for oil.”

  • “A moment of realization is worth a thousand prayers.”

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  • “I love England, the people, the parks, the theatre.”

  • “I do sometimes lecture people about what they’re eating, but that’s only if they ask me.”

  • “The giant industries that are polluting our planet as well as violating human rights worldwide are the ones nearest and dearest to the hearts of American politicians.”

  • “I wish I’d done ‘Dumb and Dumber.’ I was offered the part, but I don’t think I’d have been better than Jeff Daniels was. Another film I wish I’d done was ‘Jerry Maguire.’”

  • “I’m one of those actors who is going to come in with 2,500 ideas. You can shoot down 2,499, but one of them you’re going to like.”

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  • “Two boxes of Step Forward Paper saves one tree – that’s a real stat.”

  • “I’ve been in so many good movies that I felt like nobody saw; it’s a pretty dreadful feeling.”

  • “I was a freshman in college in 1980, the year that Reagan was elected, and I went around badgering people to vote for him.”

  • “You can do a movie and hope it may be great, but until you have seen it, you don’t know. I loved ‘Rampart.’ I love that one called ‘The Hi-Low Country’ that Steven Frears shot.”

  • “If we’re living in a free country,we should be free to do what we want to do if we’re not hurting anyone else or their property. Why should I be incarcerated if I’m doing something that doesn’t hurt anyone else?”

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  • “I used to eat burgers and steak, and I would just be knocked out afterward; I had to give it up.”

  • “With ‘Rampart,’ I read it and I’m like, ‘That’s the best role I’ve ever been offered. Phenomenal.’ But, I was daunted, you know? Like the concept of trying to be a cop. It’s just bizarre, man. Bizarre to even think about.”

  • “I think I’ve been an incredible example to my kids of what not to do.”

  • “There were [in Wilson] a lot of clues in it that you don’t normally get, you know, normally you use your imagination or whatever, you get some clues in the script, of course, but yeah, it was really helpful, and I really like the graphic novel. There’s stuff in there, there’s a couple things in there I really wanted to use that they couldn’t get in the movie, but it’s definitely, he’s a unique guy, you know, I never read a character like this before.”

  • “I try not to spend too much time with regret, although I wish I’d had more hang time with my dad.”

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  • “I used to live in Los Angeles, but I didn’t want my kids to grow up in the thick of the obsession with movie-making. There’s a lot of sensationalism and superficiality. I wanted to take my kids out of that and raise ’em up elsewhere, and I wanted to stop being preoccupied with whether my star is on the rise or the descent. I can’t imagine having a much greater life, and I don’t want to be preoccupied with things that don’t matter. But of course, ironically, my two oldest daughters have decided that they’re going to be actresses.”

  • “I don’t believe in politics. I’m an anarchist, I guess you could say. I think people could be just fine looking after themselves.”

  • “I was in a taxi the other night, and we started talking about life and the taxi driver goes, ‘Chaos and creativity go together. If you lose one per cent of your chaos, you lose your creativity.’ I said that’s the most brilliant thing I’ve heard. I needed to hear that years ago.”

  • “You know you are in love when the two of you can go grocery shopping together.”

  • “Pesticides came about after the first world war. Some brainy petrochemical money maker said, ‘Hey, that mustard gas worked great on people, maybe we could dilute it down and spray it on our crops to deal with pests.’”

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  • “I admire people who just speak the truth.”

  • “I remember my first run-in with cops. It took me really getting to hang, well after that, with cops who were cool, and realizing, ‘Okay, there are some bad ones.’ I ran into some bad ones in Columbus, Ohio, but they’re not all bad.”

  • “Any movie’s only as good as the director.”

  • “So I just took some time off. I was maybe going to do two or three years and it turned into five years. But certainly, I’d say it was the best thing I ever did. And now I come back to this whole thing really energized about it.”

  • “This is a racist and imperialist war. The warmongers who stole the White House have hijacked a nation’s grief and turned it into a perpetual war on any non-white country they choose to describe as terrorist.”

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  • “When I’m in New York, I bike everywhere. I have a couple of bikes stored over at Ed Norton’s. It’s the only way to go. But in Hawaii, I drive. I have a little Volkswagen Bug, from the ‘Drive it? Hug it?’ phase. I run it on biodiesel.”

  • “I’m one of those actors who is going to come in with 2,500 ideas. You can shoot down 2,499, but one of them you’re going to like.”

  • “My main hope for myself is to be where I am.”

  • “I’m an anarchist and I do think things such as Occupy Wall Street are about getting a little closer to the solution.”

  • “I think my best skill in this whole deal is as a conduit to try to bring people together, because I think it’s in our unity that we’ll have the greatest strength.”

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  • “I think the world’s still gonna be here in another 10, 20 years. But I’m not feeling great about things ecologically.”

  • “It’s really been a long-term dream of mine to have an alternative to wood-based paper. Over half of the trees cut in the world are cut for paper products.”

  • “I wish I’d done ‘Dumb and Dumber.’ I was offered the part, but I don’t think I’d have been better than Jeff Daniels was. Another film I wish I’d done was ‘Jerry Maguire.’”

  • “I have a strong spiritual life. I can’t say that I have faith that Jesus is my Savior, but I look at Jesus in the same way that I look at, you know, Mohammed. He was giving everyone the goods. So was Gandhi.”

  • “It’s an odd beast, fame. It’s got multiple personalities.”

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  • “I related to his disillusionment. Thinking that he was going for this big dream. Then he kind of saw through it all at one point and went back home. Then he started a bender, which I can relate to of course.”

  • “I think it’s wonderful to be here. And what a beautiful city you have here.”

  • “Well for six years during Cheers I couldn’t get another job.”

  • “I like crying. And now I not only wanna cry and show my crying to other people, I wanna just split myself down the middle and open my guts and just throw everything out!”

  • “Violence was almost an aphrodisiac for me.”

  • “There are a helluva lot more of us who care about our environment in the world than we realize. We’re the majority, and we can do something about that”

  • “With ‘Hunger Games,’ it’s about people rising up to fight against a corrupt government that controls them.”

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