Harrison Ford Quotes and Sayings

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All my friends were going off to be professionals, and I said I wanted to be an actor.
– Harrison Ford

Being happy is something you have to learn. I often surprise myself by saying “Wow, this is it. I guess I’m happy. I got a home I love. A career that I love. I’m even feeling more and more at peace with myself.” If there’s something else to happiness, let me know. I’m ambitious for that, too.
– Harrison Ford

Bikes and planes aren’t about going fast or having fun; they’re toys, but serious ones.
– Harrison Ford

Directing is too hard, it takes too much time, and it doesn’t pay very well.
– Harrison Ford

Everything I do, I’m sort of half in, half out.
– Harrison Ford

Hollywood’s got its own particular environment.
– Harrison Ford

I accrued anger from people’s low opinion of me and my work, and for the work I might be capable of.
– Harrison Ford

I am not the first man who wanted to make changes in his life at 60 and I won’t be the last. It is just that others can do it with anonymity.
– Harrison Ford

I could take Sean Connery in a fight… I could definitely take him.
– Harrison Ford

I don’t think I’ve mastered anything. I’m still wrestling with the same frustrations, the same issues, the same problems as I always did. That’s what life is like.
– Harrison Ford

I enjoyed carpentry, and it was very good to me for 12 years.
– Harrison Ford

I get mad when people call me an action movie star. Indiana Jones is an adventure film, a comic book, a fantasy.
– Harrison Ford

I have relationships with people I’m working with, based on our combined interest. It doesn’t make the relationship any less sincere, but it does give it a focus that may not last beyond the experience.
– Harrison Ford

I love the comic opportunities that come up in the context of a father-son relationship.
– Harrison Ford

I think the sonofabitch should die. (Repeated it, when interviewed on Rove Live)
– Harrison Ford

I understood the impact of those movies because I had young children who watched them religiously. I saw the Star Wars films so often in my house that I ended up knowing all of the other actors lines. (Talking about Star Wars)
– Harrison Ford

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

I wanted to live the life, a different life. I didn’t want to go to the same place every day and see the same people and do the same job. I wanted interesting challenges.
– Harrison Ford

I was always very grateful I was never hot. In the entire length of my career, I haven’t been the most adored.
– Harrison Ford

I was completely unprepared for the public spectacle my private life became, and didn’t like it a bit.
– Harrison Ford

I was never that much a focus of interest in my career. I’m aware of that now, which doesn’t give me a lot of pleasure.
– Harrison Ford

I’m addicted to Altoids. I call them ‘acting pills.’
– Harrison Ford

I’m an analog guy. I knew when they introduced them that it wasn’t gonna be what they said, it wasn’t gonna be a convenience, it wasn’t gonna make life easier, it was just gonna make another category of people that come to your house to fix shit that’s broke.
– Harrison Ford

I’m sure it’s not dangerous, if it was dangerous they would’ve waited until we got more of the movie done.
– Harrison Ford

I’ve always been somewhere down from the top, so I’ve never had to suffer being knocked off the top.
– Harrison Ford

I’ve never wanted to be the boss.
– Harrison Ford

If I were a serious person, I’d probably have a real job.
– Harrison Ford

If you’re asking me to acknowledge that I’ve gotten older, I can do that.
– Harrison Ford

It took me a long time to figure out how to act, and how to conduct myself in the business so I could get what I felt I needed to support my potential and give them what they wanted.
– Harrison Ford

It’s very little trouble for me to accomodate my fans, unless I’m actually taking a pee at the time.
– Harrison Ford

My character is meant to know nothing about rap, and not to like it very much, but I know about it, because my kids make me listen to it. There’s some rap I do like very much. I like Eminem, Blackalicious.
– Harrison Ford

Parenting is an impossible job at any age.
– Harrison Ford

Really, what are the options? Levi’s or Wranglers. And you just pick one. It’s one of those life choices.
– Harrison Ford

Some actors couldn’t figure out how to withstand the constant rejection. They couldn’t see the light at the end of the tunnel.
– Harrison Ford

Sometimes I try to improve the language, the lines, or the delivery, but I don’t ad-lib because I think that makes it really hard for everybody else involved.
– Harrison Ford

Speaking about his Russian/Jewish/Irish ancestors, Harrison Ford said that he is “Irish as a person but I feel Jewish as an actor.”
– Harrison Ford

The actor’s popularity is evanescent; applauded today, forgotten tomorrow.
– Harrison Ford

The focus and the concentration and the attention to detail that flying takes is a kind of meditation. I find it restful and engaging, and other things slip away.
– Harrison Ford

There is no child left within me, none whatsoever.
– Harrison Ford

To me, success is choice and opportunity.
– Harrison Ford

We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
– Harrison Ford

What I observed about my fellow actors was that most gave up very easily.
– Harrison Ford

When I first started out, I was a bad actor.
– Harrison Ford

You know you are getting old when all the names in your black book have MD after them.
– Harrison Ford

You may get real tired watching me, but I’m not going to quit.
– Harrison Ford


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