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I think that weddings have probably been crashed ...
by Christopher Walken

I think that weddings have probably been crashed since the beginning of time.
Cavemen crashed them.
You go to meet girls.
It makes sense.
- Christopher Walken

I'm not much of an analyzer or a psychologist.
- Christopher Walken

I think that if I had grown up and had been in show
business and the movies twenty five,
thirty years earlier, I think I would have made a lot more musical movies.
- Christopher Walken

As an actor you become that lighting rod between the
person who made the play and the audience.
- Christopher Walken

 

I've made movies that we're very successful that we're a complete surprise,
and I've made movies that I thought we're going to be very successful that,
you know.
- Christopher Walken

An actor really is a kind of intermediary between an audience and the piece,
whether it's a play or movie.
- Christopher Walken

They have a kind of Bob Hope and Bing Crosby thing going on.
- Christopher Walken

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I live sort of in the country and I like that.
It's very quiet, it's beautiful.
- Christopher Walken

Yeah, well I've always played comedy.
My background is musical comedy theatre and that's
really where my training is.
As an actor, that's my training.
- Christopher Walken

No, improvising is wonderful.
But, the thing is that you cannot improvise unless
you know exactly what you're doing.
- Christopher Walken

Also, I think there are huge reactions sometimes,
which are also mysterious.
- Christopher Walken

I try not to worry about things I can't do anything about.
- Christopher Walken

Everybody has to be a little lucky, I think.
- Christopher Walken

I've made three musical movies which is pretty good
considering that not many are made but I was lucky in other ways.
I came along when independent movies were starting to boom.
- Christopher Walken

I don't carry lucky charms, but I believe in those things.
- Christopher Walken

Obviously an actor draws on his own experience.
- Christopher Walken

My favorite characters are the ones that are the most successful movies.
- Christopher Walken

The minute I start to talk about acting,
I realize that I can't.
You know, it's an abstract thing, a little bit mysterious
even if you do it for a living.
- Christopher Walken

Because if I don't know my lines, I really don't know what I'm doing.
- Christopher Walken

One thing that's happened to me is I've been around
a long time and I've played a lot of villains and so forth.
I think it had to do with, well one thing is that I
looked younger than I was for a long time.
Now I think I'm suddenly starting to play people's father.
- Christopher Walken

I think early on I knew what I was going to do and
it was based a lot on familiarity but it was also because
I didn't have a lot of skills.
There was nothing I wanted t be.
I didn't want to be a doctor.
I wanted to be in show business.
- Christopher Walken

Acting has to do with saying it as if you meant it,
so for me the words are always very important.
It's very important for me to know my lines,
know them so well that I don't have to think about them.
- Christopher Walken

When videotape came so a lot of movies that I do have
a kind of afterlife in video.
Things where movies that I do would come and go;
they still come and go but you can go rent them and see them on TV.
- Christopher Walken

No, but way before that, I've been doing little dances in movies for years.
Yeah, that was an amazing chance.
You know, at my age to be able to do a music dance video,
very unusual.
- Christopher Walken

I think that sometimes when they see me in a movie
they expect me to be something nasty.
I mean, I play a lot of villains and you show up and they think maybe...
That's why it's good to defy expectations sometimes.
- Christopher Walken

When I was a kid I joined the circus.
I did that.
It is true.
But it's not like you think.
There was a guy, he had his own circus.
His name was Carol Jacobs and he owned it.
It was a small thing.
- Christopher Walken

I've never crashed a wedding.
When I was a kid I, of course, used to crash parties.
Crashing a wedding is difficult though because you have to have the suit,
and you have to have information in case someone catches you.
You have to know at least some names and something.
- Christopher Walken

Also for me it was different because I play a lot of
villains and in this one I play a dad and I play a good guy,
basically.
He's the Secretary of the Treasury.
I never had a job like that.
- Christopher Walken

I'd love to do a character with a wife,
a nice little house, a couple of kids,
a dog, maybe a bit of singing, and no guns and no killing,
but nobody offers me those kind of parts.
- Christopher Walken

My father passed away a couple of years ago,
but he was very old.
He was almost a 100 years old.
And, you know, he had a very good life.
He came to America and he had a good life.
- Christopher Walken

I remember that.
I was talking to him and I said how great it would
be if actors had a tail because I have animals and a tail is so expressive.
On a cat you can tell everything.
You can tell if they're annoyed.
You can tell whether they're scared.
- Christopher Walken

And I think that when I play these villains,
maybe what is different is that the audience sees me
play these and they know that that's Chris and he's
having fun and he knows that and he knows that and
you know that and everybody knows that.
- Christopher Walken

The best thing for me is, when I'm not working,
is to be at home and to have a script or two scripts is better,
and to be just walking around the house and just thinking about the lines.
- Christopher Walken

I think if you do something effectively whether you're
the lover or the comic or the action guy or the villain like I play;
movies are very expensive to make.
Chances are you'll get asked to play that part again.
- Christopher Walken

What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
- The Buddha

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People should think things out fresh
and not just accept conventional terms
and the conventional way of doing things.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

I don't think of all the misery
but of the beauty that still remains.
- Anne Frank

It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are,
or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy.
It is what you think about.
- Dale Carnegie

Tolerance is the first principle of community;
it is the spirit which conserves
the best that all men think.
- Helen Keller

Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every thought we think is creating our future.
- Louise L. Hay

If I feel depressed I will sing.
If I feel sad I will laugh.
If I feel ill I will double my labor.
If I feel fear I will plunge ahead.
If I feel inferior I will wear new garments.
If I feel uncertain I will raise my voice.
If I feel poverty I will think of wealth to come.
If I feel incompetent I will think of past success.
If I feel insignificant I will remember my goals.
Today I will be the master of my emotions.
- Og Mandino

The important thing is not to stop questioning.
Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
- Albert Einstein

If a problem cannot be solved, enlarge it.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

The most important thing about Spaceship Earth -
an instruction book didn't come with it.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

People hardly ever make use of the freedom which they have,
for example, freedom of thought;
instead they demand freedom of speech as a compensation.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The most important things in life
are seldom the most obvious.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To kill an error is as good a service as,
and sometimes even better than,
the establishing of a new truth or fact.
- Charles Darwin

We should not pretend to understand the world
only by the intellect.
The judgment of the intellect
is only part of the truth.
- Carl Jung

The eyes are not responsible when the mind does the seeing.
- Publilius Syrus

When you keep getting the wrong answers,
try asking better questions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie,
deliberate, contrived and dishonest,
but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
- John F. Kennedy

Men and women are not prisoners of fate,
but only prisoners of their own minds.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

The simplest questions are the most profound.
Where were you born?
Where is your home?
Where are you going?
What are you doing?
Think about these once in a while
and watch your answers change.
- Richard Bach

The greatest harm can result from the best intentions.
- Terry Goodkind

The most incomprehensible thing about the world
is that it is comprehensible.
- Albert Einstein

Excellence is the result of
caring more than others think wise,
risking more than other's think safe,
dreaming more than others think practical,
and expecting more than others think possible.
- Anonymous

The problem with making assumptions
is that we believe they are the truth
- don Miguel Ruiz

If a million people say a foolish thing,
it is still a foolish thing.
- Anatole France

Words make you think a thought.
Music makes you feel a feeling.
A song makes you feel a thought.
- E. Y. Harburg

I cannot teach anybody anything.
I can only make them think.
- Socrates

Wonder what opportunities you pass, unwittingly,
because your hands are so busy clasping
what you think you have always known.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I think we dream so we don't have to be apart for so long.
If we're in each other's dreams, we can be together all the time.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

A man who does not think for himself does not think at all.
- Oscar Wilde

Our character is what we do when we think no one is looking.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

What you think of me is none of my business.
- Terry Cole-Whittaker

The biggest mistake we could ever make in our lives
is to think we work for anybody but ourselves.
- Brian Tracy

There is nothing to do.
There is nothing to say.
There is nothing to think.
There is nothing to feel.
The River of Life just flows.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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