The best Quotes by William H. Macy

The best Quotes by William H. Macy

William Hall Macy Jr. (born March 13, 1950) is an American actor. Some of his best known starring roles include those in Fargo (1996), Air Force One (1997), Boogie Nights (1997), Magnolia (1999), Jurassic Park III (2001), Seabiscuit (2003), Thank You for Smoking (2005), and The Lincoln Lawyer (2011).

Oh yeah, that's the Holy Grail, Pirates of the Caribbean. Johnny Depp, he's the real deal, isn't he? He doesn't get the girl, and he doesn't care.
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I'm a firm believer that character is highly overrated. Character is a trick that we do with the audience's collusion.
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Yeah, I made it. It sneaks up on you. You're some schmuck and you wake up one day and you go, Good God, I'm the cheese.
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Nobody became an actor because he had a good childhood.
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A favorite cast? Lisa Kudrow, Anthony Hopkins, Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman, and my wife.
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We're racing toward the extinction of our species. We not only lack dominion over nature, we're subordinate to it.
Jurassic Park - Jurassic World 3: Dominion
The world has just changed so radically, and we're all running to catch up.
Dr. Alan Grant in Jurassic Park
Some of the worst things imaginable have been done with the best intentions.
Dr. Alan Grant in Jurassic Park - III
Your scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could, they didn’t stop to think if they should.
Ian Malcolm in Jurassic Park
These creatures require our absence to survive, not our help. And if we could only step aside and trust in nature, life will find a way.
John Hammond in Jurassic Park - The Lost World
Ian Malcolm: "I told the truth."
Peter Ludlow: "Your version of it."
Ian Malcolm: "There are no versions of the truth."
Ian Malcolm in Jurassic Park - The Lost World
John Hammond: "There is no doubt our attractions will drive kids out of their minds."
Dr. Alan Grant: "What are those?"
Ellie Sattler: "Small versions of adults, honey."
Ellie Sattler in Jurassic Park
T-Rex doesn't want to be fed. He wants to hunt. Can't just suppress 65 million years of gut instinct.
Dr. Alan Grant in Jurassic Park
Los Angeles was the kind of place where everybody was from somewhere else and nobody really droppped anchor.
Michael Connelly in The Lincoln Lawyer - The Brass Verdict
I view people two ways. They're either eye-for-an-eye people or they are turn-the-cheek people.
Maggie: "You've got Hayley tonight. Just calling to remind. Six o'clock, okay? Not 6:10. Not 6:05."
Mickey: "Who's the lucky guy? Do I know him?"
Mickey Haller in The Lincoln Lawyer - Season 1 Episode 1
Detective: "I need you to both leave. Now."
Lorna: "Dicky-do's, I'm telling you."
Detective: "What was that?"
Lorna: "That wasn't meant for you. But if you heard me, you heard me."
Lorna Crane in The Lincoln Lawyer - Season 1 Episode 1
The thing about this case, I need to win it in court and I need to win in the court of public opinion. The world is quick to cancel these days. Just take a look at my Twitter feed.
Trevor Elliott in The Lincoln Lawyer - Season 1 Episode 1
Working with your ex-wife is one thing, hiring her boyfriend is pushing it, even for you.
Lorna Crane in The Lincoln Lawyer - Season 1 Episode 1
Sometimes I think they teach it in the academy, how to piss people off. When you think of all the bad blood between the people and police, you'd think "how not to piss people off" would be in the curriculum.
Lorna Crane in The Lincoln Lawyer - Season 1 Episode 1
Trevor: "In court, before you can win, you gotta believe you can win."
Izzy: "But what if you don't?"
Trevor: "Then you better fake it 'til you make it."
Tel Aviv is new, built on the sand dunes north of Jaffa in the 1890s, about the same time Miami was founded. The cities bear a resemblance in size, site, climate, and architecture.
They say money can't buy happiness. But it can book your flight to Miami - which is kinda the same.
You can leave Miami, but it will never leave you.
Miami is bringing in more guns, drugs and hot cars than any other city on the East Coast.
Phil Rask in StartUp - Season 1 Episode 3
My parents didn't want to move to Florida, but they turned sixty and that's the law.
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I grew up in Florida, where if you weren't comfortable dancing, you weren't going to get any girls.
Why can't you compare Washington State and Florida?
Because it'd be like comparing apples and oranges.
I'm honored that so many Floridians are supporting my efforts to rekindle the American Dream.
Ron DeSantis - November 2018
You can close your eyes to the things you do not want to see. But you cannot close your heart to the things you do not want to feel.
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If you love two people at the same time, choose the second one, because if you really loved the first one you wouldn't have fallen for the second.
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Laugh as much as you breathe and love as long as you live.
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Angelica: "I am with child. Yours."
Jack: "I don't recall that we ever had..."
Angelica: "You were drunk!"
Jack: "I've actually never been that drunk."
Captain Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean - On Stranger Tides
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Angelica: "I love you!"
Jack: "As do I. Always have. Always will."
Captain Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean - On Stranger Tides
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Will Turner: "Where's Elizabeth?"
Jack Sparrow: "She's safe, just like I promised. She's all set to marry Norrington, just like she promised. And you get to die for her, just like you promised. So we're all men of our word really. Except for Elizabeth, who is in fact, a woman."
Captain Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean
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I hate the word homophobia. It's not a phobia, you are not scared, you are an a-shole!
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Challenge yourself; it's the only path which leads to growth.
Never let pride be your guiding principle! Let your accomplishments speak for you.
My philosophy is: It's none of my business what people say of me and think of me.
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I don't know what acting is, but I enjoy it.
I was bullied as a boy - lots of kids are, but hopefully most of us get on with our lives and grow up.
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Dysfunctional families have sired a number of pretty good actors.
It really costs me a lot emotionally to watch myself on screen. I think of myself, and feel like I'm quite young, and then I look at this old man with the baggy chins and the tired eyes and the receding hairline and all that.
I was trained to be an actor, not a star. I was trained to play roles, not to deal with fame and agents and lawyers and the press.
One thing I know... success is all about momentum.
You know what I did after I wrote my first novel? I shut up and wrote twenty-three more.
You know, not only am I campaigning, but I'm running the world.
Joe Biden - Juli 2024

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