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Harrison Ford – 14 Quotes

 

14 Quotes by 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


Parenting is an impossible job at any age.

– Harrison Ford


You know you’re getting old when all the names in your black book have M. D. after them.

– 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


The trick of this thing and the beauty of this thing is that it’s a cowboy movie first and then stuff happens. Even after stuff happens it doesn’t change – it hasn’t suddenly changed into another kind of movie. It’s still a cowboy movie. And that’s what’s incredible about it because nobody has done that before, that’s new territory.

– Harrison Ford


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

– Harrison Ford


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

– 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 have the ordinary experience of being anonymous when I’m in an airplane talking to air-traffic control, and they don’t know who they’re talking to. I have a lot of common experiences.

– Harrison Ford


My goal was just to work regularly. I didn’t ever expect to be rich or famous. I wanted to be a working character actor.

– Harrison Ford


What is news? It’s hard to quantify. Certainly news has changed completely, and the morning shows are not really designed to bring you the news, except to tell you what happened overnight, and the rest of it is a kind of magazine mentality – a little bit of this, a little bit of that. It’s harder to be an educated and informed citizen.

– Harrison Ford


I think what a lot of action movies lose these days, especially the ones that deal with fantasy, is you stop caring at some point because you’ve lost human scale.

– Harrison Ford


With the CGI, suddenly there’s a thousand enemies instead of six – the army goes off into the horizon. You don’t need that. The audience loses its relationship with the threat on the screen. That’s something that’s consistently happening and it makes these movies like video games and that’s a soulless enterprise. It’s all kinetics without emotion.

– Harrison Ford


To me, success is choice and opportunity.

– Harrison Ford