Jeff Goldblum Quotes


I now more and more appreciate when I'm in a group of good people and get to work in good movies and projects. I'm wildly grateful and appreciative.

It's mysterious what attracts you to a person.

I uh don't think I'm y'know so different than your average y'know average.

The movie feels to me like a real work of lovely art.

How can you say when you're attracted to something? It's not easy to articulate my tastes.

Oh yeah oohing and ahhing that's how it always starts but later there's the running and screaming.

He was a great man. And he was also me.

Amazing tradition. They throw a great party for you on the one day they know you can't come.

This was one of the places people told me to go it was one the big trips that you should see: Alaska.

The original settlers of Alaska apparently were Russian.

I love the ocean. Boats not so much.

There is a fine line between passion and gas.

I had a brother who died early on - he was 23 when I was 19. And boy I certainly didn't expect that. That was utterly shocking.

I'm always interested in the unexpected and know that things especially in show business but in life generally are inevitably fleeting to one extent.

I love both puppies and kitties. I could just scrunch up their little faces!

I'm a humble student of acting myself and part of that studentship is teaching.

The marrying of an actor and his whimsical and theatrical vision is very enjoyable because he wants it to be filled with something honest truthful human soulful substantial.

I don't go to these places where there are belly dancers and this and that.

As soon as you're interested in what is good taste then you're in bad taste land already. What's comfortable and what represents your life what's unique and individual about you that's style.

My friend Ed Begley goes fishing. It's a little smelly to me I don't like it so much. I like to eat fish but I don't like to catch them.

I like the challenge. I like a good meaty experience for me.

It's not charming to go on a show and say I dunno. It doesn't fool anybody. There's nothing glamorous about it at all.

Well of course I would choose to be the top scientist in my field.

It's nice to play a character that has a soulful dependent close relationship. It must mean my character is interesting in some way.

It's a delight to trust somebody so completely.

People work harder when conditions are worse.

Going back to the noir fiction of the 30s 40s and 50s. It's very contemporary.

I'm always interested in craft and I was interested to see how people work. For me it's a little like lessons at school.

I like a pickled cucumber. A regular cucumber I'm not so interested in.

I think we're dealing with a realm of human experience that doesn't get all that much attention on television.

It's best not to stare at the sun during an eclipse.

I love to be directed. They can trust me and go.

At the end of the movie all of us have this shared redemption.

God help us we're in the hands of engineers.

Sometimes I think that people's characters get forged at least in part from their names.

Actors don't necessarily want to be famous or rich or anything else. It's a very bad gamble if that's what you're after.

It's an important fact of life war.

Anybody can die everything is fleeting and you've just got to make sure that you catch up on what you can catch up on.

No. I'm simply saying that life uh finds a way.

My life has been transformed by great teachers all the way...

I thought this is a good sign. There's something perfect and right about this.

I've turned my guest house into this little studio and we have actors come over and do readings.

Hawaii can be heaven and it can be hell.

If any movie people are watching this show please for me have some respect. You wanna sell some tickets act like you know what you're talking about.

Even if I don't have a job I work on plays and scenes.

An actor wants to get up every day and they can't think of anything particularly more fun to do than getting into a made-up situation and living it out as if it's real.

No matter how you travel it's still you going.

I travel for work but recently friends said I should take major trips.

You want to be in a movie where your part works. That's the main thing. No matter how you beat yourself working on the thing if it doesn't work it doesn't work.

Yeah but your scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could they didn't stop to think if they should.

No pay no Goldblum. That's it.

The universe is so big there's so many worlds there must be one of them or more something that's alive.