The best Quotes by John Lithgow

The best Quotes by John Lithgow

John Arthur Lithgow (born October 19, 1945) is an American actor. In 1973, Lithgow made his Broadway debut in The Changing Room for which he received his first Tony Award. In 1976 Lithgow acted alongside Meryl Streep in the plays 27 Wagons Full of Cotton, A Memory of Two Mondays and Secret Service at The Public Theatre.

No villain thinks of himself as a villain, and that's the approach I always take.
I'm a con artist in that I'm an actor. I make people believe something is real when they know perfectly well it isn't.
There's nothing like spending an evening with an audience every night.
Powerful people are always in charge. You have to acknowledge that and deal with it as a reality. They're not devils. They're not monsters. They're human beings, like us, that have their share of insecurities and fears. You have to contemplate that as you go through life.
Take care, be kind, be considerate of other people and other species, and be loving.

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Fiona: "It talks?"
Shrek: "Yeah, but it's getting him to shut up that's the trick."
Donkey: "So where is this fire-breathin' pain in the neck, anyway?"
Shrek: "In the tower, waiting for us to rescue her."
Donkey: "I was talkin' about the dragon, Shrek."
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Shrek: "Ogres are like onions."
Donkey: "They stink?"
Shrek: "No. Layers. Onions have layers. Ogres have layers."
You're not that ugly. All right, you are ugly. But you're only like this at night. Shrek's ugly 24/7.
Donkey in Shrek
Some of you may die, but it's a sacrifice I'm willing to make.
Lord Farquaad in Shrek
"I like an honest fight and a saucy little maid…"
"What he's basically saying is he likes to get…"
"...paid!"
I hope you heard that. She called me a noble steed. She thinks I'm a steed.
Donkey in Shrek
Shrek: "If I treat you so badly, then why are you still here?"
Donkey: "Because that's what friends do, they forgive each other."
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I hate it when you've got someone in your face, you try to give someone a hint and they won't leave, and then there's that big awkward silence...
...Can I stay with you?
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Donkey: "Whoa. Look at that. Who'd wanna live in a place like that?"
Shrek: "That would be my home."
Donkey: "Oh and it is lovely. You know, you're really quite a decorator. It's amazing what you've done with such a modest budget. I like that boulder. That is a nice boulder."
Donkey in Shrek
Shrek: "Well it's no wonder you don't have any friends."
Donkey: "Wow, only a true friend would be that truly honest."
Donkey in Shrek
Wow, that was really scary and if you don't mind me saying, if that don't work, your breath will certainly get the job done, 'cause you definitely need some Tic Tacs or something, 'cause your breath stinks.
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And then one time I ate some rotten berries. Man, there were some strong gases eeking outta my butt that day.
Donkey in Shrek
Donkey: "Whoa. Look at that. Who'd wanna live in a place like that?"
Shrek: "That would be my home."
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You have to embrace getting older. Life is precious, and when you’ve lost a lot of people, you realize each day is a gift.
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Don't waste so much time thinking about how much you weigh. There is no more mind-numbing, boring, idiotic, self-destructive diversion from the fun of living.
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The minute you start caring about what other people think, is the minute you stop being yourself.
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The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy.
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Acting is like lying. The art of lying well. I'm paid to tell elaborate lies.
I think that with any emotion - fear, love, nervousness - if the actor's feeling it, then the audience feels it.
You know, not only am I campaigning, but I'm running the world.
Joe Biden - Juli 2024

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