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John Lithgow Quotes and Sayings

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I'm a fun father, but not a good father.
The hard decisions always went to my wife.
- John Lithgow

Related topics: Dad

Everybody's a dreamer.
- John Lithgow

I never get tired of hearing compliments.
- John Lithgow

If you read in front of your kids, it's very likely
that they'll become readers,
too.
- John Lithgow

 

I was in 20 Shakespearean plays by the time I was 20.
- John Lithgow

I consider myself a very lucky actor that,
approaching 60, I'm still employed and employable.
- John Lithgow

I'd sleep under a Vermeer.
- John Lithgow

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In animation, there's this exhilarating moment of discovery
when you see the film and you say,
Oh THAT'S what I was doing.
- John Lithgow

Look at the darkest hit musicals - Cabaret,
West Side Story, Carousel - they are exuberant experiences.
They send you out of the theater filled with music.
- John Lithgow

It's a very tough time for the playwright.
Broadway has become almost a musical comedy theme park
with all these long-running shows.
- John Lithgow

When you end a successful sitcom, the most sensible
thing to do is go back to the theater.
- John Lithgow

Shakespeare is like mother's milk to me.
- John Lithgow

If it's well written and well directed and you've got
good actors to work with,
acting is easy.
But making sure all the ducks are in a row is the hard part.
It's very rare.
- John Lithgow

Take care, be kind, be considerate of other people and other species,
and be loving.
- John Lithgow

Up there with my awards, I have a great big statue of Groucho Marx,
just to put everything in perspective.
- John Lithgow

The Broadway audience is made up of a greater percentage of tourists now.
There's not nearly as much variety and danger and challenge in what's being offered.
- John Lithgow

I can't imagine doing an hour-long dramatic series
because it's so much work.
A sitcom is a wonderful gig.
You work from 10 to 4 every day, it's fun,
and you get to live at home.
- John Lithgow

Time sneaks up on you like a windshield on a bug.
- John Lithgow

For me, working on stage is much more exhausting than all the other mediums,
but it's also much more thrilling.
- John Lithgow

I keep looking for things I haven't done yet.
- John Lithgow

I gave up shame a long time ago.
- John Lithgow

I'm a con artist in that I'm an actor.
I make people believe something is real when they know perfectly well it isn't.
- John Lithgow

There's nothing like spending an evening with an audience every night.
- John Lithgow

I have a lot of faith in people.
- John Lithgow

What you aspire to on a sitcom is the feeling of live comedy.
- John Lithgow

I'm very concerned for the future of the earth and its amazing creatures.
We've got to be careful and make sure we don't foul our own nest.
- John Lithgow

I find I have to walk a little faster in public these days,
but it's very easy to remember when nobody had any idea who I was.
- John Lithgow

Academics tend to have wonderfully infantile senses of humor.
- John Lithgow

Become more and more innocent,
less knowledgeable and more childlike.
Take life as fun -
because that's precisely what it is!
- Osho

It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
- Walt Disney

We see Life through the fun-house mirrors of our point-of-view.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People rarely succeed unless they
have fun in what they are doing.
- Dale Carnegie

To love what you do and feel that it matters,
how on earth could anything be more fun.
- Katherine Graham

If we like what we do, if we always do our best,
then we are really enjoying life.
We are having fun, we don't get bored,
we don't have frustrations.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Life is a game - a game you can never win.
You already know the final score: Life 1, You 0.
Doesn't mean you can't have fun playing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love bravely, live bravely, be courageous;
there's really nothing to lose.
There's no wrong you can't make right again,
so be kinder to yourself;
have fun, take chances. There are no bounds.
- Jewel

It's work only if I say it's work,
but it's play if I say it's fun.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words
but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?"
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

If you obey all the rules you miss all the fun.
- Katharine Hepburn

There is no pleasure in having nothing to do;
the fun is in having lots to do and not doing it.
- Mary Wilson Little

Technology is so much fun but we can drown in our technology.
The fog of information can drive out knowledge.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

My wife and I have so much fun when we travel and find anything...
like stray cats and squirrels.
- Eric Roberts

Just play.
Have fun.
Enjoy the game.
- Michael Jordan

Fitness needs to be perceived as fun and games or we subconsciously avoid it.
- Alan Thicke

Food should be fun.
- Thomas Keller

There is no such thing as fun for the whole family.
- Jerry Seinfeld

The family teaches us about the importance of knowledge,
education, hard work and effort.
It teaches us about enjoying ourselves,
having fun, keeping fit and healthy.
- Kamisese Mara

So many people try to grow up too fast,
and it's not fun!
You should stay a kid as long as possible!
- Vanessa Hudgens

As for lawyers, it's more fun to play one than to be one.
- Sam Waterston

Can you imagine young people nowadays making a study
of trigonometry for the fun of it? Well I did.
- Clyde Tombaugh

Get well cards have become so humorous that if you
don't get sick you're missing half the fun.
- Flip Wilson

Golf is played by twenty million mature American men
whose wives think they are out having fun.
- Jim Bishop

If you aren't playing well, the game isn't as much fun.
When that happens I tell myself just to go out and
play as I did when I was a kid.
- Thomas J. Watson

I want to have fun, and I want to change the world.
I have a chance to do both.
- Bono

Skiing combines outdoor fun with knocking down trees with your face.
- Dave Barry

I love food and I love everything involved with food.
I love the fun of it.
I love restaurants.
I love cooking, although I don't cook very much.
I love kitchens.
- Alma Guillermoprieto

I am the Wizard. This world is mine.
I speak. It's done. My realm is fine.
My wand, my tongue. My sword, my voice.
It's good. It's bad. I speak my choice.
I say happy, or I say mad.
I say angry, or I say glad.
I name that drawing on the wall.
It's not graffiti after all.
The past has been broken. The prison's not real.
My word holds the magic - the power to heal.
Intent is my weapon - a sword from above.
Cruel hate, fear, and anger transmute into love.
This world's my joy. This mouth's my toy.
Reborn -I'm a brand new girl or boy.
I choose. I speak. My will is done.
Come join. Come play. This can be fun.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A friend is someone who will bail you out of jail.
A best friend is the one sitting next
to you saying "boy was that fun."
- The Maugles

Procrastination is like a credit card:
it's a lot of fun until you get the bill.
- Christopher Parker

Find fitness with fun dancing.
It is fun and makes you forget about the dreaded exercise.
- Paula Abdul

Jealousy is all the fun you think they had.
- Erica Jong

I do like to shock and surprise people.
When it's all in good fun, of course.
- Ruth Warrick

As a rock star, I have two instincts,
I want to have fun, and I want to change the world.
I have a chance to do both.
- Bono

I'm involved in the stock market, which is fun and,
sometimes, very painful.
- Regis Philbin

But to personally satisfy my own adrenalin needs,
I've been racing cars a little bit, which has been fun.
- Picabo Street

If you watch a game, it's fun.
If you play it, it's recreation.
If you work at it, it's golf.
- Bob Hope

Life's like Vegas. You're up, you're down,
but in the end the house always wins.
Doesn't mean you didn't have fun.
- the Woody Allen movie Deconstructing Harry

Every film can be fun, even if it's a terror.
- Steve Guttenberg

It is fun to try figure out the things that really
are real and the things that aren't.
- Penelope Spheeris

The whole experience of working on this movie was so fun,
and I had more fun working on that than I've had on anything else.
I had more fun working than on my days off.
- Josh Duhamel

I like to have fun with them.
I like to toy with them a little bit.
we're making television, after all.
Right?
- Phil Keoghan


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