The best Quotes by James Cameron

The best Quotes by James Cameron

James Francis Cameron CC (born August 16, 1954) is a Canadian filmmaker. A major figure in the post-New Hollywood era, Cameron is considered one of the industry's most innovative filmmakers. He first gained recognition for writing and directing The Terminator (1984) and found further success with Aliens (1986), The Abyss (1989), Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), and the action comedy True Lies (1994). He wrote and directed Titanic (1997), Avatar (2009) and its sequels.

Pick up a camera. Shoot something. No matter how small, no matter how cheesy, no matter whether your friends and your sister star in it. Put your name on it as director. Now you're a director. Everything after that you're just negotiating your budget and your fee.
Every time you dive, you hope you'll see something new - some new species. Sometimes the ocean gives you a gift, sometimes it doesn't.
If you set your goals ridiculously high and it's a failure, you will fail above everyone else's success.
The snake kills by squeezing very slowly. This is how the civilized world slowly, slowly pushes into the forest and takes away the world that used to be.
There are many talented people who haven't fulfilled their dreams because they over thought it, or they were too cautious, and were unwilling to make the leap of faith.

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You may have changed the future, but you didn't change our fate.
Grace in The Terminator - 6: Dark Fate
That's a meaningless gesture. Why hold onto someone you must let go?
Kate Brewster: "Drop dead, you a-shole!"
Terminator: "I am unable to comply."
The Terminator in The Terminator - 3: Rebellion der Maschinen
Based on your pupil dilation, skin temperature, and motor functions, I calculate an 83% probability that you will not pull the trigger.
The Terminator in The Terminator - 3: Rebellion der Maschinen
'Hey are you gonna pay for that?"
Terminator: "Talk to the hand."
The Terminator in The Terminator - 3: Rebellion der Maschinen
The future's not set. There's no fate but what we make for ourselves.
John Connor in The Terminator - 2: Tag der Abrechnung
Hasta la vista, baby.
The Terminator in The Terminator - 2: Tag der Abrechnung
I figure life's a gift and I don't intend on wasting it. You don't know what hand you're gonna get dealt next. You learn to take life as it comes at you… to make each day count.
Jack Dawson in Titanic
I'm the king of the world!
Jack Dawson in Titanic
It was the ship of dreams to everyone else. To me, it was a slave ship, taking me back to America in chains. Outwardly, I was everything a well brought up girl should be. Inside, I was screaming.
Rose DeWitt Bukater in Titanic
Jack: "I'm Jack Dawson."
Rose: "Rose DeWitt Bukater."
Jack: "I'm gonna have to get you to write that one down."
Jack Dawson in Titanic
They've got you trapped, Rose. And you're gonna die if you don't break free. Maybe not right away because you're strong, but sooner or later that fire that I love about you, Rose… that fire's gonna burn out.
Jack Dawson in Titanic
Titanic was called the Ship of Dreams, and it was. It really was.
Rose DeWitt Bukater in Titanic
Anytime you introduce scale differences in two characters acting on a screen, it complicates things immensely... but the net result is something you don't see everyday, which makes it interesting.
Robert Stromberg (Production Designer)
This is our home. This is our family. This is our fortress. This is where we make our stand.
Jake Sully in Avatar - The Way of Water
I know one thing. Wherever we go... this family is our fortress.
Jake Sully in Avatar - 2: The Way of Water
The Way of Water connects all things. Before your birth... and after your death.
Lo'Ak in Avatar - 2: The Way of Water
Kiri: "Dad, I know you think I'm crazy. But I feel her. I hear her heart beat. She's so close."
Jake: "So what does her heartbeat sound like?"
Kiri: "Mighty."
Kiri in Avatar - 2: The Way of Water
I was a warrior who dreamed he could bring peace. Sooner or later though, you always have to wake up.
Jake Sully in Avatar -
All I ever wanted was a single thing worth fighting for.
Jake Sully in Avatar -
I really believe in, 'Move on, live and let live, forgive and forget.'
I feel very strongly that 'curves' are natural, womanly and real.
The good and bad things are what form us as people... change makes us grow.
We're the kind of family that gets together for Sunday lunch. I see my younger sister all the time.
Thank God I'm in touch with my emotions enough to be able to pick up my children, kiss them all over and say 'I love you' over and over.
Writers write these male stereotypes, and it makes it ten times more interesting if a woman says the lines.
I worked hard and made my own way, just as my father had. And just, I'm sure, as he hoped I would. I learned, from observing him, the satisfaction that comes from striving and seeing a dream fulfilled.
Every time there's a really good story, there's women in it. We may not get as many roles, but the roles we get are really good, I think, for the most part.
I've always thought that a lot of the problems in the world would be solved if a spaceship did arrive, then anyone with one head and two arms and two legs would be your brother! It wouldn't matter where they were from or what they believed or anything. It might be good for us.
Sometimes you trust someone who turns out not to be honest. There are a lot of things that happen in life that don't turn out the way you're given the impression that they will. And I think that's all kind of a con. But I think we've probably all been hurt.
Kids. 10 seconds of joy, 30 years of misery.
Harry Tasker in True Lies
People think i've stopped lying, but i've just got better at it.
Harry Tasker in True Lies
Fear is not an option.
Helen Tasker in True Lies
Women! Can't live with 'em. Can't kill 'em!
Albert Gibson in True Lies
I know what this is... this is an espresso machine. No, no wait! It's a snow cone maker. Is it a water heater?
Harry Tasker in True Lies
Helen Tasker: "Have you ever killed anyone?"
Harry: "Yeah, but they were all bad."
Harry Tasker in True Lies
A snake that crawled on the earth one day dreamed of soaring through the sky, though knowing it was impossible. Still, hoping beyond hope, it kept it's eye on a baby bird which it raised in its own nest, little realizing that actually the snake is prey because that bird is a hawk, ready to take to the sky.
The unknown future rolls toward us. I face it, for the first time, with a sense of hope. Because if a machine, a Terminator, can learn the value of human life, maybe we can too.
Sarah Connor in The Terminator - 2: Tag der Abrechnung

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