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William Shatner – 28 Quotes

 

28 Quotes by William Shatner

 

Writing is truly a creative art – putting word to a blank piece of paper and ending up with a full-fledged story rife with character and plot.

– William Shatner


Every piece of entertainment is made with the idea that ‘This is going to be terrific’ and ‘This is the best thing I’ve ever done’ and then it hits the public and then the public tells you whether it’s good or bad.

– William Shatner


Although I’m a business major out of McGill University, I know nothing… but then I found out much later in life, nobody knows anything.

– William Shatner


You and I and everybody in show business and the entertainment industry fly by the seat of our pants. We don’t know quite what is going to happen.

– William Shatner


I don’t know how I got to this point but it must be as a result of everything that has come before so if I were to change something, I might not be at this point now.

– William Shatner


No, I don’t regret anything at this point. That may change on the next phone call, but at the moment I don’t regret anything.

– William Shatner


Sci-fi films are the epic films of the day because we can no longer put 10,000 extras in the scene – but we can draw thousands of aliens with computers.

– William Shatner


My dad died of a stroke.

– William Shatner


My dad was good with actions.

– William Shatner


Death is an absolute marvel.

– William Shatner


Divorce is probably as painful as death.

– William Shatner


We live in grief for having left the womb, for having left the teat, then school, then home. In my case, it was leaving marriages, and the death of my wife.

– William Shatner


There’s a joy and a pain about directing where the dreams you have are becoming concrete but the attention to detail, the need for time is such that it’s overwhelming at times, and the stream of responsibility.

– William Shatner


My kids say if there’s any family dinner that doesn’t result in somebody crying, it’s not a good dinner. They cry because it helps relieve them of a guilt or some onerous emotional burden. It’s like a family tradition.

– William Shatner


You need to be silly to be funny.

– William Shatner


How do I stay so healthy and boyishly handsome? It’s simple. I drink the blood of young runaways.

– William Shatner


I love the concept of togetherness and the entwinement of marriage.

– William Shatner


Marriage is a reflection of your life in general: how you treat people, how you argue, how secure you are in your own thoughts. How vehemently do you argue your point of view? With what disdain do you view the other’s point of view?

– William Shatner


If saving money is wrong, I don’t want to be right!

– William Shatner


Well-written words are music.

– William Shatner


Nature is perfect.

– William Shatner


The possibilities that are suggested in quantum physics tell us that everything that we’re looking at may not be in fact there, so the underlying nature of being is weird.

– William Shatner


When I did the film Generations, in which the character died, I felt like a guest for the first time. That made me very sad.

– William Shatner


The mysteriousness and mystique of space is such, that science fiction attempts to tantalize you by telling you a story that could possibly be out there and that’s the appeal of science fiction.

– William Shatner


Success should always be just beyond your grasp.

– William Shatner


I love technology.

– William Shatner


But if you want to know the truth, the weirdest thing that has happened has been my discovery that people who attend the conventions are filled with love.

– William Shatner


I think of doing a series as very hard work. But then I’ve talked to coal miners, and that’s really hard work.

– William Shatner


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