Quotes By Liam Neeson
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I love working with children and this young boy, Thomas Sangster, is quite a remarkable young actor. He raises your game, you know. He certainly raised mine.
Before 'Schindler's List,' I wouldn't have believed movies had a lot of power for social change.
I did, although I didn't read from page 1 to page 187 but I read chunks of it. I did a little bit of science when I was in the university so I was able to understand the graphs and pie charts and stuff like that. It was extremely dry.
Queen's University flies the flag for the arts in Northern Ireland and beyond.
I certainly notice the vitality in Belfast, which wasn't there in the Seventies. There was a war going on then. Now there are cranes everywhere. There really is a sense of renewal and hope.
I have often found that no matter where I meet people in the world, there is a path that leads back to Queen's.
I'm a big believer in acts of kindness, no matter how small.
It's funny, but you get to a time in your life when you think you have all the friends you will ever have.
If I get rejected for a part, I pick myself up and say, 'OK, not today, maybe tomorrow I'll get this other part or something.'
I'm Irish, so I'm used to odd stews. I can take it. Just throw a lot of carrots and onions in there and I'll call it dinner.
Well, I think they're all basically the same story. Every culture in the world has them. When you strip it down and analyze it, it's the young man or girl who goes through a trial or ordeal and hits a very low ebb but manages to get guidance from a Merlin type figure.
Rihanna is a very talented person. One of those people who are able to do whatever they want with great results.
I do shadow boxing and use a heavy bag, but I don't spar with anyone.
I get fed up with plots that are driven by someone constantly getting information on a computer.
It's an extraordinary thing, this tiny little province of Northern Ireland, where carnage happened. And I was part of it. I grew up in it.
I don't think I'm funny.
I don't think that I am a sex symbol, although it's very flattering.
I came to water late. I learned to swim at the age of 20.
I've never been in a street fight.
Yeah, well, I finally stopped smoking for good.
Looking out for your children is an ongoing process throughout your life.
I try to be a hard boiled sometimes. My kids see right through it. I'm acting. It's always, 'When I say you'll be back at 11, that means 11, not 11.15. Do you hear me!?' Then, 'Yeah, Dad.'
Kinsey's quest was really for us all to be tolerant and accepting of each other.
I gravitate toward women.
I thought, well of course, Kinsey absolutely adored teaching. He was a wonderful teacher. So these kids really inspired me. So that was a clue I hung onto. He loved young people, he absolutely loved them. And he loved teaching them and trying to help them.
And as the hour approached for the execution, in his own mind, Collins became both the executioner and the victim. He would pace up and down, transformed in almost a kind of exorcism when he knew he was responsible for taking someone's life.
Well, I think I've made 44 films and only like four times I've played real characters I'm just drawn to people who have a pioneer spirit, this extraordinary energy and commitment to their cause.
Getting married and settling down isn't the most important thing in my life.
The putting on of vestments and lighting candles, it's a wonderful ritual that never changes from one Mass to another.
I have friends who have daughters and there's times I think I'm glad I have boys instead of girls.
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