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Bill Murray Quotes and Sayings

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Awards are meaningless to me, and I have nothing but
disdain for anyone who actively campaigns to get one.
- Bill Murray

Here's the thing, you just have to drive a lot faster,
and if you don't get there, we're both fired.
- Bill Murray

I think all phases of one's career are serious if you
take it seriously no matter if you are doing high profile dramatic pieces or not.
- Bill Murray

All of us kids ended up 'doing Mom.' There are four
of us who've tried show business.
Five if you insist on counting my sister the nun,
who does liturgical dance.
- Bill Murray

 

I think that the online world has actually brought books back.
People are reading because they're reading the damn screen.
That's more reading than people used to do.
- Bill Murray

I don't know how this guy knew how much money I was making.
I didn't know how much money I was making.
- Bill Murray

Yeah, I think that's sort of the American way.
And it's also the Polish way, it turns out.
- Bill Murray

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I'm a nut, but not just a nut.
- Bill Murray

I don't want to be that guy mumbling into his drink at a bar.
- Bill Murray

I always want to say to people who want to be rich and famous:
'try being rich first'.
See if that doesn't cover most of it.
There's not much downside to being rich,
other than paying taxes and having your relatives ask you for money.
But when you become famous, you end up with a 24-hour job.
- Bill Murray

I went to Second City, where you learned to make the
other actor look good so you looked good and National Lampoon,
where you had to create everything out of nothing,
and SNL, where you couldn't make any mistakes,
and you learned what collaboration was.
- Bill Murray

The studios don't seem to foster good writing.
They're not so interested in that, but they're more
interested in what worked most recently.
They're definitely very serious about making money,
and that's not a wrong thing, but you don't have to
make money the same way all the time.
- Bill Murray

In Japan, you have no idea what they are saying,
and they can't help you either.
Nothing makes any sense.
They're very polite, but you feel like a joke is being
played on you the entire time you're there.
- Bill Murray

People only talk about what a joyous experience it is,
but there is terror: Your life, as you know it,
is over.
It's over the day that child is born.
It's over, and something completely new starts.
- Bill Murray

Me and my partner, Conway Twitty, cleaned up at the
1972 Country Music Association Awards.
- Loretta Lynn

I didn't come into the business to get awards or titles.
- Julie Walters

The Spirit Awards are great too, they'll say anything
because they're not televised.
Another great drinking night.
- William H. Macy

It's not just about filming, you go to awards and interviews too.
I enjoy all of it, even learning my lines!
- Christopher Parker

Awards mean a lot, but they don't say it all.
The people in baseball mean more to me than statistics.
- Ernie Banks

I have perfected the art of putting my feet on my husband's
lap during awards ceremonies so he can rub them.
- Annette Bening

I love awards, especially if I get them.
- Ben Gazzara

Awards sell tickets, and they're a clever publicity stunt.
- Tony Randall

It's very validating when you are new in the industry to get awards.
It boosts your self-esteem.
- Sheena Easton

Awards don't really mean much.
- Uta Hagen

I don't like to sit and bask in my own awards.
Awards represent artistic death to me.
- Paula Cole

Friendships born on the field of athletic strife are
the real gold of competition.
Awards become corroded, friends gather no dust.
- Jesse Owens

I worked three and then six hours a day in my studio
with strict discipline and emotion.
I obtained awards usually granted to other foreigners
during the end-of-year admission tests.
- Ralph Allen

I'm a Golden Globe nominee, yes.
It's very nice.
It's a very nice thing, but I kind of think of all
the awards I wasn't ever nominated for,
for years and things.
- Patrick Marber

I'm not trying to win individual awards.
- Chris Webber

My new house is going to have wall-to-wall awards!
- Patsy Cline

See, the SAG awards caught me totally by surprise.
- Patricia Clarkson

Awards are so unnecessary, because I think we get so
much out of our work just by doing it.
The work is a reward in itself.
- Natalie Portman

Grammys, American Music Awards, successful albums,
I'd pick my kids any day over any of it.
- Toni Braxton

I dress up for awards, but only if somebody else is
going to pay for the clothes.
And shop for them, too!
- Tea Leoni

It doesn't matter who you are, how many awards you've won,
how popular you are, or how much critical acclaim you've had.
- David Guterson

The last thing I want is to walk into my house after
a long day and see all the Grammys and awards.
It would make me feel weird.
- Alicia Keys

My awards are lovely.
I love to show them of.
- Doris Roberts

I think I've done pretty well.
I've had about 46, or 47 nominations from my movies,
and my films have won about 12 awards,
so I don't have any complaints.
- Norman Jewison

Awards are only a publicity gimmick.
- Tony Randall

I am proud to be a role model for my viewers.
I am finding out that helping victims is as or more
rewarding the all the awards I wins.
- Mariska Hargitay

The academy awards in England; it's a classy affair as well.
- Brenda Blethyn

I want everybody who is watching to come to the Academy Awards with us.
I'm going to pay for the bus.
- Steven Cojocaru

I wouldn't even hold my kids sometimes because I didn't
want them to spit up on me when I was dressed for an awards show.
- Lauryn Hill

Actually, no, because awards don't spark sales as much as you'd think.
- Chantal Kreviazuk

Awards shows are my greatest inducement to get back into shape.
- Jane Kaczmarek

Great, big, serious novels always get awards.
If it's a battle between a great, big,
serious novel and a funny novel, the funny novel is doomed.
- Neil Gaiman

I've seen some great write ups and I emailed her the
other night because I saw her on an awards show recently.
- Nia Long

I judged about a zillion awards this year so I've been
reading a lot of books that just came out.
- Rick Moody

I didn't get a lot of awards as a player.
But they did have a Bob Uecker Day Off for me once in Philly.
- Bob Uecker

The great actresses and actors receive awards for great roles in great films.
- Gloria Stuart

I have done so much for hip-hop and 'til this day,
I haven't received any awards or any recognition for it.
- Luther Campbell

I could have a roomful of awards and it wouldn't mean beans.
- Bobby Darin

I used to only worry about the #1's and all of the awards.
But that was a long time ago.
- Wynonna Judd

To those of you who received honours,
awards and distinctions, I say well done.
And to the C students, I say you, too,
can be president of the United States.
- George W. Bush

Just look at all the awards shows now.
It has turned into a catwalk.
You have to be wearing a certain designer,
a certain dress, and everyone's critiquing.
- Portia de Rossi

Awards become corroded, friends gather no dust.
- Jesse Owens

To refuse awards is another way of accepting them with
more noise than is normal.
- Peter Ustinov

The Academy Awards was an amazing night.
I know I kind of lost my mind a little bit.
I apologize for that.
That night went so fast; I can't remember what I said or what happened.
- Cuba Gooding, Jr.

At awards time, The Exorcist was nominated in 11 categories,
everybody but the janitor was up for an Oscar.
There was no category for what I did.
- Mercedes McCambridge

It's the biggest party in the world,
and you have to keep the whole thing percolating,
which is difficult because a lot of awards most people don't care about.
- Bruce Vilanch

I've never been in this business for the recognition or the awards.
I just want to do good work, grab a decent paycheck,
and move onto the next job.
- William Petersen

Because Olivia Newton-John wasn't from Nashville,
they didn't like her winning our awards.
I've got no complaints.
- Loretta Lynn

If you stick around long enough, people start referring to you as a survivor.
Suddenly I found myself on the receiving end of several prestigious awards.
- Martha Reeves

I feel very blessed to have two wonderful,
healthy children who keep me completely grounded,
sane and throw up on my shoes just before I go to an
awards show just so I know to keep it real.
- Reese Witherspoon

A lot of my joy this year has been to give away awards to young people,
no matter of race, creed or color, because they were
a terrific violinist or a terrific dancer.
- Sally Kirkland

The Nobel awards should be regarded as giving recognition
to this general scientific progress as well as to the individuals involved.
- John Bardeen

Oh yeah, I'm about to host the Genies,
which are the Canadian Academy Awards.
- Andrea Martin

Smith and Carlos aside, I object to using the Olympic
awards stand to make a political statement.
- Brent Musburger

Most awards, you know, they don't give you unless you go and get them -
did you know that? Terribly discouraging.
- Barbra Streisand

I'm not a great believer in awards-of course the fact
that I've never won one has nothing to do with it at all!
- Iain Banks

You can never be guaranteed good roles because of an award,
but I think your profile and net worth as a performer has to do with awards,
unfortunately.
- Minnie Driver


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