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I've always wanted to do a boxing movie. ...
by Walter Hill

I've always wanted to do a boxing movie.
- Walter Hill

It's really about, oh come on, this guy wouldn't say
that or he wouldn't do that,
you know, it's about the characters,
about the story,
about the situation.
- Walter Hill

I think it's fair to say I've always been a boxing fan.
- Walter Hill

I tend not to look back.
It's confusing.
- Walter Hill

 

Get Miramax to send me down to Australia.
I'd like to see it.
- Walter Hill

I don't much like looking back.
- Walter Hill

I did have an offer to direct one of the Alien movies
but I wasn't too excited about all the effects work.
- Walter Hill

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Some say Hollywood movies that are made about boxing
are just metaphors for other things,
I think I've made one that's actually about boxing and not a metaphor.
- Walter Hill

Naturally we need black men to give this movie serious credibility.
- Walter Hill

Well, I'm about to do another western,
a pilot for HBO this fall.
- Walter Hill

I get a great high from writing.
- Walter Hill

I always say the next one is my favorite.
- Walter Hill

I guess I never had a better experience than working on The Long Riders,
and at the same time, I never had a harder time than
what I did making Southern Comfort.
- Walter Hill

I never do, I don't even go to the retrospectives.
- Walter Hill

Somebody once said, you have to wait 20 years before
you can tell if a movie's any good or not so that's probably true.
- Walter Hill

I wouldn't not want to be a director and write as I
wouldn't not to want to be a writer and direct movies.
- Walter Hill

I mean no film is beyond criticism, but I think we've
made a very modest movie.
- Walter Hill

You as an audience can look at these things as films,
but I remember them as social experiences.
- Walter Hill

If I could go back I might change Geronimo a bit.
If I do, it will be made a longer version.
- Walter Hill

I'll talk about these things, but it's just,
you know, you only get so much time and I'm much more
interested in what I'm going to be doing next year
than in something I did 10 years ago.
- Walter Hill

Well, we're in show business, and I have been making
a living in this business a long time and inevitably
it means taking what it is that you've done and hopefully
you're showing it to a lot of people who like it.
- Walter Hill

Sometimes you get the results you wanted,
sometimes you don't.
What matters is that you did your best.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A somebody was once a nobody who wanted to and did.
- John Burroughs

Even the rich are hungry for love,
for being cared for, for being wanted,
for having someone to call their own.
- Mother Teresa

In all our contacts, it is probably the sense
of being really needed and wanted
which gives us the greatest satisfaction
and creates the most lasting bond.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. "Pooh?" he whispered.
"Yes, Piglet?"
"Nothing," said Piglet, taking Pooh's hand.
"I just wanted to be sure of you."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

My boyfriend and I broke up.
He wanted to get married and I didn't want him to.
- Rita Rudner

Making duplicate copies and computer printouts of things
no one wanted even one of in the first place is giving
America a new sense of purpose.
- Andy Rooney

I wanted to marry a girl just like my mom.
- Michael Bergin

In my prayers I never said I needed a home.
I said I wanted a sanctuary.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Both my mother and father were very supportive of any
career move any of us wanted to make.
- James Gandolfini

Today is the right day to do
what you have long wanted to do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

After fifteen minutes I wanted to marry her,
and after half an hour
I completely gave up the idea of stealing her purse.
- the movie Take the Money and Run (1969)

I decided I wanted to be a lawyer when I was 11 years of age.
- Johnnie Cochran

I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I
should have been more specific.
- Lily Tomlin

I wanted to be a forest ranger or a coal man.
At a very early age, I knew I didn't want to do what my dad did,
which was work in an office.
- Harrison Ford

Growing up, I wanted desperately to please,
to be a good girl.
- Claire Danes

I always imagined I could be what I wanted to be.
- Chris Brown

If God wanted us to bend over he'd put diamonds on the floor.
- Joan Rivers

Secretly, I wanted to look like Jimi Hendrix,
but I could never quite pull it off.
- Bryan Ferry

My love of fine art increased - the more of it I saw,
the more of it I wanted to see.
- Paul Getty

I wanted to see exotic Vietnam, the jewel of Southeast Asia.
I, uh, I wanted to meet interesting
and stimulating people of an ancient culture,
and kill them.
- the movie Full Metal Jacket

I would never have done what I'd done if I'd considered
my father as somebody I wanted to please.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

My mother asked me what I wanted for my birthday,
so I said I wanted to read poetry with her.
- Guy Johnson

I wanted to know the name of every stone
and flower and insect and bird and beast.
I wanted to know where it got its color, where it got its life -
but there was no one to tell me.
- George Washington Carver

There's sometimes a weird benefit to having an alcoholic,
violent father.
He really motivated me in that I never wanted to be anything like him.
- Dean Koontz

I wanted to be with the kind of people I'd grown up with,
but you can't go back to them and be one of them again,
no matter how hard you try.
- Ethel Waters

I wanted to escape so badly.
But of course I knew I couldn't just give up and leave school.
It was only when I heard my mom's voice that I came out of my hiding place.
- Zhang Ziyi

I drank some boiling water because I wanted to whistle.
- Mitch Hedberg

I wanted to buy a candle holder, but the store didn't have one.
So I got a cake.
- Mitch Hedberg

Love cannot endure indifference.
It needs to be wanted.
Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart,
or its flame burns low.
- Henry Ward Beecher

I realized my family was funny, because nobody ever
wanted to leave our house.
- Anthony Anderson

Designers are very fickle.
I never wanted to be a victim of that.
You're in one minute, out the next.
- Tyra Banks

I wish my mother had left me something about how she felt growing up.
I wish my grandmother had done the same.
I wanted my girls to know me.
- Carol Burnett

I have often wanted to drown my troubles,
but I can't get my wife to go swimming.
- Anonymous

I wanted to take up music, so my father bought me a blunt instrument.
He told me to knock myself out.
- Jay London

Wanted: a needle swift enough to sew this poem into a blanket.
- Charles Simic

If God wanted us to fly, He would have given us tickets.
- Mel Brooks

This is a wonderful way to celebrate an 80th birthday...
I wanted to be 65 again, but they wouldn't let me -
Homeland Security.
- Art Buchwald

Earth Day 1970 was irrefutable evidence that the American
people understood the environmental threat and wanted action to resolve it.
- Barry Commoner

I've made a lot of stupid action films.
But when we made The Matrix, we saw that people wanted more than that.
- Joel Silver

I want to be what I've always wanted to be:
dominant.
- Tiger Woods

I don't like food that's too carefully arranged;
it makes me think that the chef is spending too much
time arranging and not enough time cooking.
If I wanted a picture I'd buy a painting.
- Andy Rooney

I just met someone who read Gone With the Wind 62 times
for exactly that same reason.
She couldn't bear that it wasn't real.
She wanted to live in it.
- Alison Bechdel

I wanted to be a painter.
- Max Cannon

What I wanted to do was to get that sense of being
in touch with this lost world while holding onto what
draws readers and audiences there in the first place.
- Stephen Greenblatt

I didn't want to kill a man.
I'm not capable of killing a man.
I wanted to kill a tyrant.
- Oriana Fallaci

When I was 5 years old I would lie in bed,
look at the radio, and I wanted to be on the radio.
I don't know why.
- Larry King

After doing Johnny I wanted to just do something,
I wouldn't say innocent, but to not have any care in the world.
Lots of setups and horrible happenings but its funny.
- Jhonen Vasquez

The reason so many people turned up at his funeral
is that they wanted to make sure he was dead.
- Samuel Goldwyn

I wanted to get an angel wings tatooed on my back,
as a guardian thing.
- Kirsten Dunst


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