Viggo Mortensen Quotes

Viggo Mortensen Quotes: Anyone can identify with those moments in life where circumstances or people inform us that we've strayed from the path of our better nature and intentions. We know what that's like, and we resist it - so as not to feel like we're bad people.
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Viggo Mortensen Quote: Some actors learn the habit of promoting themselves as a brand - by dressing in a certain way, by going out with a certain person - it gives them what they obviously want, which is to keep a level of fame. I'm not putting it down.
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Quotes about Viggo Mortensen: I would literally climb out of the cradle while my parents slept, go and crawl off. I did this a couple of times apparently. I'd cross the road and into someone's house, wake them up banging pots and pans in the kitchen.
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Quote about Viggo Mortensen: When we shot 'The Lord of the Rings,' we had special permission to film in wild areas of New Zealand that could be accessed only by helicopter. They would drop us off and we would work all day, and they'd pick us up and take us out again.
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Viggo Mortensen Sayings: When I land in a country and they ask for 'occupation,' I always just put 'artist.' I think that covers all of it.
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Viggo Mortensen Saying: The only thing that I always do - is once I've taken on a job, even just to do one scene in a movie, I ask myself,
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Sayings about Viggo Mortensen: I know people who prepare their roles in such a way that they technically look ahead and memorize their gestures, and then they stick to it. Those that are technically proficient enough can make it seem natural, but they do that and don't really take in what other people are doing.
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Saying about Viggo Mortensen: I've been lucky to learn by playing all kinds of roles and watching all kinds of really good cinematographers, actors, and directors for many years before people were even aware of me in terms of audience.
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Viggo Mortensen Quotes: You know, real life doesn't just suddenly resolve itself. You have to keep working at it.
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Viggo Mortensen Quote: If you daren't enter the forest, or cannot find it, then perhaps you might find one tree, or a place where a tree could be, and just stop for a quiet moment to see what happens.
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Quotes about Viggo Mortensen: I'm not afraid of death, but I resent it. I think it's unfair and irritating. Every time I see something beautiful, I not only want to return to it, but it makes me want to see other beautiful things. I know I'm not going to get to all the places I want to go.
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Quote about Viggo Mortensen: In a way, editing is not unlike the movies. The best books, just like the best movies, are a collaboration. They're only as good as the compromise made between the artists involved.
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Viggo Mortensen Sayings: Most movies are lucky to have one moment, one shot that you look at and you always remember that moment and that scene.
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Viggo Mortensen Saying: Further devastation of the air, land and sea is obviously a very real possibility, unless the attitudes of politicians and all who irresponsibly exploit our natural resources change significantly in the very near future and all collaborate and sacrifice for the good of the planet.
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Sayings about Viggo Mortensen: Can you join, ask sincerely for affection without sweaty hand of expectation, understanding and accepting if it never is given?
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Saying about Viggo Mortensen: To be an artist, you don't have to compose music or paint or be in the movies or write books. It's just a way of living. It has to do with paying attention, remembering, filtering what you see and answering back, participating in life.
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Viggo Mortensen Quotes: If I can get a day to myself, I won't answer the phone, I'll read or go for a walk. Simple, basic things. People think there's always time to do that but there isn't. Life is short.
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Viggo Mortensen Quote: I really enjoyed working with New Zealanders as crew members, as teammates. They're great, and it's a beautiful country. It's one of the most beautiful places I've ever been, and I've traveled quite a bit.
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