The best Quotes by Jodie Foster

The best Quotes by Jodie Foster

Alicia Christian "Jodie" Foster (born November 19, 1962) is an American actress and filmmaker. Among other films, she appeared in Tom Sawyer (1973), The Addams Family (1973), Taxi Driver (1976), The Silence of the Lambs (1991), The X-Files (1997) and Panic Room (2002).

It's an interesting combination: Having a great fear of being alone, and having a desperate need for solitude and the solitary experience. That's always been a tug of war for me.
I've only been to Dublin once, and I had a great time. I got completely soaked because it was rainy.
I'm a technician. I don't go for the get-into-the-role stuff. I read the lines and play the scenes.
'Taxi Driver' was the best thing that ever happened to me, and I didn't become a weirdo and squawk like a chicken.
It's very hard for me to get a new car. It's really hard for me to get a new house. It's really hard for me to move on from the things that give me stability.
Cruelty might be very human, and it might be cultural, but it's not acceptable.

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You don't tell me where that other bomb is, and I'll make sure you spend your prison time on your bigoted hands and knees putting a big smile on some convict's face.
Sometimes the only sane answer to an insane world is insanity.
There's a lot of money to be made in scaring people.
I've often felt that dreams are answers to questions we haven't yet figured out how to ask.
"Back in the day." Scully, "back in the day" is now.
I don't have time for your convenient ignorance.
Time has a way of shedding light on injustices.
Woman: "The choir's probably two down for Wednesday."
Vicar: "Chest colds or permanent?"
Woman: "Just colds. Don't be mean."
Vicar: "The average age is 72. Every long note's a cliffhanger."
Inside Man - Season 1 Episode 1
Grieff: "Please understand he will retain everything that you say."
Kempton: "For the rest of my life."
Grieff: "Which, on death row, doesn't mean as much as it usually does."
Jefferson Grieff in Inside Man - Season 1 Episode 1
Kempton: "We're not animals."
Officer: "He ate his mom's feet."
Kempton: "When she was dead."
Dillon Kempton in Inside Man - Season 1 Episode 1
Everyone is a murderer. You just have to meet the right person.
Jefferson Grieff in Inside Man - Season 1 Episode 1
Grieff: "The punishment is, it would seem to me, commensurate."
Kreiner: "You want to be executed?"
Grieff: "No, of course not."
Kreiner: "Well, then I don't understand. Why would you not...-"
Grieff: "I don't want to be executed, Mr. Kreiner. And my wife did not want to be murdered. Commensurate."
Jefferson Grieff in Inside Man - Season 1 Episode 1
Kreiner: "Why would Selina come to work in my office if she thought I was a r-pist?"
Grieff: "Why did all those actresses thank Harvey?"
Jefferson Grieff in Inside Man - Season 1 Episode 1
I don't have Facebook on my phone. Haven't got much on there. My sister gave it to me. I barely know how to use it. All these features, makes me want to lie down. Well, I do have a Facebook on my computer, but it's not the sort of thing that you'd carry about with you.
Inside Man - Season 1 Episode 1
We begin by coveting what we see every day! Don't you feel eyes moving over your body, Clarice? And don't your eyes seek out the things you want?
Hannibal Lecter in The Silence of the Lambs
Look for severe childhood disturbances associated with violence. Our Billy wasn't born a criminal, Clarice. He was made one through years of systematic abuse.
Hannibal Lecter in The Silence of the Lambs
When the Fox hears the Rabbit scream he comes a-runnin', but not to help.
Nothing made me happen. I happened.
Being smart spoils a lot of things, doesn't it?
A census taker once tried to test me. I ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice Chianti.
Hannibal Lecter in The Silence of the Lambs
Nothing makes us more vulnerable than loneliness, except greed.
Amanda: "I'll buy a cup if you buy a box of my delicious Girl Scout cookies."
Wednesday: "Are they made from real Girl Scouts?"
Gomez: "He has my father's eyes."
Morticia: "Gomez, take those out of his mouth."
Morticia Addams in The Addams Family - Addams Family Values
Morticia: "Wednesday's at that very special age when a girl has only one thing on her mind."
Grandmother: "Boys?"
Wednesday: "Homocide."
Wednesday Addams in The Addams Family - Addams Family Values
Uncle Fester: "Your first cigar!"
Gomez: "What? Come on, old man, I've smoked since I was 5 - Mother insisted."
Wednesday: "Pass the salt."
Morticia: "And what do we say?"
Wednesday: "Now!"
Don't torture yourself, Gomez - that's my job.
Look at her. I would die for her. I would kill for her. Either way, what bliss.
That's L.A. They worship everything and they value nothing.
Sebastian Wilder in La La Land
Welcome to a city where people trying to disappear aren't actually trying.
Joe Goldberg in You - Season 2 Episode 2
I lived in L.A. for a few months. It seemed like no one there had parents. Or if they did have parents, they would deny it.
California has officially announced that jaywalking is now no longer a crime. So congratulations to the Californians who like walking places. This is great news for the six of you.
Trevor Noah in The Daily Show - October 2022
New Mexico. It's another state. I mean, it's like California, just less traffic.
Lalo Salamanca in Better Call Saul - Season 6 Episode 5
We all have our little faults. Mine's in California.
Real loneliness is not necessarily limited to when you are alone.
Even a short stay in Dublin is like walking into literary history, accompanied by music.
For the soul, laughing is what oxygen is for the lungs.
It's not about the absence of fear. It's overcoming it.
If there hadn't been women we'd still be squatting in a cave eating raw meat, because we made civilization in order to impress our girlfriends.
My philosophy is: It's none of my business what people say of me and think of me.
My father always said, "Never trust anyone whose TV is bigger than their book shelf" - so I make sure I read.
We think too much and feel too little.
If one does not attach himself to people and desires, never shall his heart be broken. But then, does he ever truly live?
One should judge a man mainly from his depravities. Virtues can be faked. Depravities are real.

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