Quotes of Bill Paxton

“ I support the troops. This is tough time right now. I think a lot of people in our industry are afraid to speak out. I had a drink with Sean Penn the other night. He went over to baghdad in December just to see for himself what was going on. And that guy is as American as anybody I ever met. ”

- Bill Paxton

“ It's always good to have no expectations when you see a film. Then you can be pleasantly disappointed or surprised. ”

- Bill Paxton

“ It's very liberating to be naked in front of a hundred people, but there's nothing sexual about lovemaking on a movie set. ”

- Bill Paxton

“ I didn't have a normal background-I was completely demented from a very early age! ”

- Bill Paxton

“ I liked seeing myself in a different costumes and doing different actions. It's a chance to be something you're not. ”

- Bill Paxton

“ I've had a great career up until now, and I'm trying to kind of take the reigns. Unfortunately, I've seen so many actors who reach a certain prominence, and then they do a couple of films that don't get accepted by the public or are critically panned and the next thing you know, they're out the door. ”

- Bill Paxton

“ When you start out as a filmmaker, you do parodies, because you can't really compete on a studio level. ”

- Bill Paxton

“ You could say I have quite a nice-guy image as an actor and I wanted to do something new, something that might break that mold a bit. I saw how Billy Bob Thornton, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck were suddenly praised because they made films. I don't think you get respect as an actor in this town unless you're Tom Cruise or Tom Hanks… ”

- Bill Paxton

“ I've had a great career up until now, and I'm trying to kind of take the reigns. Unfortunately, I've seen so many actors who reach a certain prominence, and then they do a couple of films that don't get accepted by the public or are critically panned and the next thing you know, they're out the door. ”

- Bill Paxton

“ I want people to re-evaluate me. My dream would be to make films like Clint Eastwood did… You have to be a self-starter out here at a certain point. It's important to take the reigns or, otherwise, you can be regaled to obscurity so quickly. ”

- Bill Paxton

“ Well, directing myself meant there was one less star I had to deal with! Really, it was great. It was a big departure for me but I had a great time. ”

- Bill Paxton

“ I liked seeing myself in a different costumes and doing different actions. It's a chance to be something you're not. ”

- Bill Paxton

“ I didn't have a normal background-I was completely demented from a very early age! ”

- Bill Paxton

“ It's always good to have no expectations when you see a film. Then you can be pleasantly disappointed or surprised. ”

- Bill Paxton

“ You could say I have quite a nice-guy image as an actor and I wanted to do something new, something that might break that mold a bit. I saw how Billy Bob Thornton, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck were suddenly praised because they made films. I don't think you get respect as an actor in this town unless you're Tom Cruise or Tom Hanks… ”

- Bill Paxton

“ It's always good to have no expectations when you see a film. Then you can be pleasantly disappointed or surprised. ”

- Bill Paxton

“ People interpret things through their owns lens, just the way they do the Bible. You can find justification for just about everything in the Bible. I think man has got a great ego when it comes to his God, whatever that is. It just seems to me that someone who wants to take on God's punishment, it just seems a huge egoism to think that he should appoint himself to take care of God's punishments. ”

- Bill Paxton

“ I want people to re-evaluate me. My dream would be to make films like Clint Eastwood did… You have to be a self-starter out here at a certain point. It's important to take the reigns or, otherwise, you can be regaled to obscurity so quickly. ”

- Bill Paxton

“ It's very liberating to be naked in front of a hundred people, but there's nothing sexual about lovemaking on a movie set. ”

- Bill Paxton

“ It's always good to have no expectations when you see a film. Then you can be pleasantly disappointed or surprised. ”

- Bill Paxton

“ I grew up in Texas, but that was 20 years ago. Last year, in Fort Worth, they had hail the size of softballs. We're seeing more and more powerful storms, of all types, almost on a biblical level. ”

- Bill Paxton

“ It's very liberating to be naked in front of a hundred people, but there's nothing sexual about lovemaking on a movie set. ”

- Bill Paxton

“ When you start out as a filmmaker, you do parodies, because you can't really compete on a studio level. ”

- Bill Paxton

“ It's always good to have no expectations when you see a film. Then you can be pleasantly disappointed or surprised. ”

- Bill Paxton

“ I grew up in Texas, but that was 20 years ago. Last year, in Fort Worth, they had hail the size of softballs. We're seeing more and more powerful storms, of all types, almost on a biblical level. ”

- Bill Paxton

“ I grew up in Texas, but that was 20 years ago. Last year, in Fort Worth, they had hail the size of softballs. We're seeing more and more powerful storms, of all types, almost on a biblical level. ”

- Bill Paxton

“ You could say I have quite a nice-guy image as an actor and I wanted to do something new, something that might break that mold a bit. I saw how Billy Bob Thornton, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck were suddenly praised because they made films. I don't think you get respect as an actor in this town unless you're Tom Cruise or Tom Hanks… ”

- Bill Paxton

“ People interpret things through their owns lens, just the way they do the Bible. You can find justification for just about everything in the Bible. I think man has got a great ego when it comes to his God, whatever that is. It just seems to me that someone who wants to take on God's punishment, it just seems a huge egoism to think that he should appoint himself to take care of God's punishments. ”

- Bill Paxton

“ I support the troops. This is tough time right now. I think a lot of people in our industry are afraid to speak out. I had a drink with Sean Penn the other night. He went over to baghdad in December just to see for himself what was going on. And that guy is as American as anybody I ever met. ”

- Bill Paxton

“ People interpret things through their owns lens, just the way they do the Bible. You can find justification for just about everything in the Bible. I think man has got a great ego when it comes to his God, whatever that is. It just seems to me that someone who wants to take on God's punishment, it just seems a huge egoism to think that he should appoint himself to take care of God's punishments. ”

- Bill Paxton
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