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Every cliche about kids is true; they grow up so quickly,
by Liam Neeson

Every cliche about kids is true; they grow up so quickly,
you blink and they're gone, and you have to spend the time with them now.
But that's a joy.
- Liam Neeson

Related topics: Parenting

But let's just say, I'm Irish.
I grew up in the 1950s.
Religion had a very tight iron fist.
- Liam Neeson

Kinsey's quest was really for us all to be tolerant
and accepting of each other.
- Liam Neeson

It's extraordinary to look into a baby's face and see
a piece of your flesh and your spirit.
It makes you realize you are a part of the human race.
- Liam Neeson

 

I always wanted to be a cowboy, and Jedi Knights are
basically cowboys in space,
right?
- Liam Neeson

But, you know, there's still an argument,
there's still ten states that outlaw premarital sex,
and many more states where adultery is still outlawed and a crime.
- Liam Neeson

Some mornings you wake up and think,
gee I look handsome today.
Other days I think, what am I doing in the movies?
I wanna go back to Ireland and drive a forklift.
- Liam Neeson

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And the Institute sent me a little film footage of
Kinsey himself preparing to do an interview for television to talk about his work,
so that was quite valuable for me.
- Liam Neeson

Getting married and settling down isn't the most important thing in my life.
- Liam Neeson

Acting with creatures that aren't there is kind like
acting with an actor who refuses to come out of his trailer.
You still have to go on and do the scene.
- Liam Neeson

I love working with children and this young boy,
Thomas Sangster, is quite a remarkable young actor.
He raises your game, you know.
He certainly raised mine.
- Liam Neeson

But I was very, very lucky, and it was a wake up call
as far as motorbikes are concerned.
I never flirted with death on the bike,
but now I'm totally convinced they're death machines.
- Liam Neeson

I'd like to play Ian Paisley, actually.
I'd need building up, though he's very frail now.
- Liam Neeson

Well I was on the jury duty on the Deauville Film Festival,
a few years ago.
- Liam Neeson

Sitting down to eat in our house is about sharing,
you know, talking about the day you've had,
be it in school or work or whatever,
so that's very important to us.
- Liam Neeson

Well I think people think sex is controversial.
Not always, but certainly it's something to be discussed.
- Liam Neeson

In Los Angeles, it's like they jog for two hours a
day and then they think they're morally right.
That's when you want to choke people,
you know?
- Liam Neeson

Acting is invigorating.
But I don't analyse it too much.
It's like a dog smelling where it's going to do its toilet in the morning.
- Liam Neeson

I'm not the kind of actor that would know what my character
had for breakfast last Tuesday.
- Liam Neeson

But, you know, sex is controversial,
it just is and it always will be.
- Liam Neeson

Yes, I'm Catholic; I'm proud of it.
But I had lots of Protestant friends.
- Liam Neeson

Yeah, well, I finally stopped smoking for good.
- Liam Neeson

It's interesting, the more successful you become the
more people want to give you stuff for nothing.
- Liam Neeson

In bed at night, I could be reading some book,
and I'll come across a sentence that's totally unrelated
to some scene I did years ago.
But I'll play the scene back in my mind and think,
I did that wrong - I should've opened the door more slowly.
- Liam Neeson

People ask me if I ever feel outside the Hollywood loop,
and I never do, because both of us do a lot of theatre,
so it's great for New York and it's also half-way between
Europe and the west coast,
so it's the best of both worlds.
- Liam Neeson

Well, from an acting point of view, I bear no relation,
I don't look like Alfred Kinsey at all,
but I thought somewhere in my artist's soul,
my actor's soul, I could capture something of the spirit of the man.
- Liam Neeson

Well, I think they're all basically the same story.
Every culture in the world has them.
When you strip it down and analyze it,
it's the young man or girl who goes through a trial
or ordeal and hits a very low ebb but manages to get
guidance from a Merlin type figure.
- Liam Neeson

And as the hour approached for the execution,
in his own mind, Collins became both the executioner and the victim.
He would pace up and down, transformed in almost a
kind of exorcism when he knew he was responsible for taking someone's life.
- Liam Neeson

I did, although I didn't read from page 1 to page 187 but I read chunks of it.
I did a little bit of science when I was in the university
so I was able to understand the graphs and pie charts and stuff like that.
It was extremely dry.
- Liam Neeson

Well, I think I've made 44 films and only like four
times I've played real characters I'm just drawn to
people who have a pioneer spirit,
this extraordinary energy and commitment to their cause.
- Liam Neeson

I thought, well of course, Kinsey absolutely adored teaching.
He was a wonderful teacher.
So these kids really inspired me.
So that was a clue I hung onto.
He loved young people, he absolutely loved them.
And he loved teaching them and trying to help them.
- Liam Neeson

At the Sex Institute in Bloomington,
Indiana,
they were a phenomenal help, too.
We went out there for a few days, and they gave us access to materials.
And the biographies, there are four or five,
ranging from very poor to excellent.
- Liam Neeson

If someone thinks that love and peace is a cliche
that must have been left behind in the Sixties,
that's his problem. Love and peace are eternal.
- John Lennon

There is a cliche that men want their women to be ladies
in public and hookers behind closed doors.
I want my woman to be the sharper image robot so that she can be turned off.
- Al Goldstein

It sounds cliche, but success is your friends,
your family, what you do, and if you're happy when you wake up.
- Michael Pitt

If your mind is at work, we're in danger of reproducing another cliche.
If we can keep our minds out of it and our thoughts out of it,
maybe we'll come up with something original.
- Peter Falk

If you want to use a cliche you must take full responsibility
for it yourself and not try to fob it off on anon.,
or on society.
- Lewis Thomas

Writers tell stories better, because they've had more practice,
but everyone has a book in them.
Yes, that old cliche.
- Tanith Lee

Parents must lead by example.
Don't use the cliche; do as I say and not as I do.
We are our children's first and most important role models.
- Lee Haney

It's a cliche, but there really is no handbook about the celebrity thing;
you have to figure it out as you go along.
- Nathan Lane

Is "tired old cliche" one?
- Rod Schmidt

I think the diva is kind of a cliche.
My definition of a diva is somebody whose talent does
not match what they're trying to play,
so all this temperament comes out.
- Glenn Close

I just think the word interview, although it is the
view between two people exchanged,
became a sort of cliche.
You ask questions and the other one answers.
- Maximilian Schell

The challenge, really, on any new film is to try to
avoid that and achieve a few moments that aren't cliche.
- Adrian Lyne

I don't believe that old cliche that good things come to those who wait.
I think good things come to those who want something
so bad they can't sit still.
- Ashton Kutcher

(A Foreign Secretary) is forever poised between the
cliche and the indiscretion.
- Harold MacMillan

I am against the whole cliche of the moment.
- Herman Kahn

He is forever poised between a cliche and an indiscretion.
- Harold MacMillan

So I think I sometimes will put a cliche in and then
just pad it out so you're not noticing.
- Matthew Vaughn

I have never been beautiful in cliche terms.
- Sally Field

The cliche is dead poetry.
- Gerald Brenan

I feel like a cliche.
- Jonathan Carroll

My sound is very smooth.
Not to be to cliche, but really sensual and sultry.
- Paul Taylor

I think my whole generation's mission is to kill the cliche.
- Beck

It is a cliche these days to observe that the United
States now possesses a global empire -
different from Britain's and Rome's but an empire nonetheless.
- Robert D. Kaplan

It's long been a cliche in Washington that if you hang
a lamb chop in your window,
guests will come.
- Suzanne Fields

It is a cliche that most cliches are true,
but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
- Stephen Fry

I said, wouldn't it be nice, instead of having these
women fight with each other over men,
which seems to be more of a cliche, wouldn't it be
wonderful if they were the true comrades and it took
these men much more time to infiltrate their friendships.
- Jennifer Beals

Economics is a subject profoundly conducive to cliche,
resonant with boredom.
On few topics is an American audience so practiced
in turning off its ears and minds.
And none can say that the response is ill advised.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

It's different in Scotland.
People who come to readings are more interested in literature as such,
but the readership in general is really quite diverse.
It's a cliche, but it's said that people who read my
books don't read any other books,
and you do get that element.
- Irvine Welsh

The Deep South has a completely different history,
both good and bad, that is fascinating for everybody.
It makes people work together who usually don't,
and that sounds like a cliche in so many ways,
but it actually happened...
and it happened because of a beautiful idea.
- Genevieve Gorder

I think it is tragic that a situation should arise
where civilians on any side are killed.
But it is almost a cliche to say that it is virtually
unavoidable and this isn't unique to us alone.
- Joe Slovo

Our writers are full of cliches just as old barns are full of bats.
There is obviously no rule about this,
except that anything that you suspect of being a cliche
undoubtedly is one and had better be removed.
- Wolcott Gibbs

It has become almost a cliche to remark that nobody
boasts of ignorance of literature,
but it is socially acceptable to boast ignorance of
science and proudly claim incompetence in mathematics.
- Richard Dawkins

I wanted to make an Indian character who wasn't either
a) the savage that must be eliminated,
the force of nature that's blocking the way for industrial progress,
or b) the noble innocent that knows all and is another cliche.
I wanted him to be a complicated human being.
- Jim Jarmusch

I think that anything that you do, any accomplishment that you make,
you have to work for.
And I've worked very hard in the last ten years of my life,
definitely, and I can tell you that hard work pays off.
It's not just a cliche.
- Cameron Diaz

You can't do anything if a person says no.
In such a case, there's nothing you can do -
unlike the popular cliche that pressure is exerted,
or that maybe an unwilling source is done away with.
- Markus Wolf

Choose something you like to do.
I know it's a cliche, and you've heard it over and over.
But the reason is, you're going to have to work long
and hard to achieve any success.
You better like it or life is going to be terrible.
- Bill Kurtis

When you have to play a character that seems to be
a relatively decent person and seems to be like yourself,
I think the trick in that kind of character,
so that you don't become a cliche, is to find where their weaknesses are.
- Jennifer Beals

Now, when we first started, I would be playing something
good and then feel like I wasn't doing the right thing
and launch into some idiotic cliche.
Luckily for me, Bobby was patient.
- Charlie Hunter


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