27 Total Quotes

Steve Carell Quotes

It was kind of like they were just giving us a toy to play with, to do whatever we wanted with.
Steve Carell
#American Actor #Giving

[We were careful] not to get too deep with it. It's kind of a fun, silly, sweet movie,
Steve Carell
#Fun

In my wildest dreams I never thought — well, I never thought I'd work.
Steve Carell
#Dreams

It's not a master plan to do every remake and every recreation of icons. It's just what I've been hired to do.
Steve Carell
#American Actor #Recreation

People generally have sex fairly young, and probably younger than they should be having it,
Steve Carell
#People

I just liked the notion of a guy trying desperately to tell a sex story but having no knowledge of sex or no handle on the vernacular of sex talk, and trying to invent it with very adept guys who have told the sex story many, many times.
Steve Carell
#Knowledge

[Had acting come up empty for him,] I'd be teaching history at a prep school, ... And that's still my backup plan.
Steve Carell
#Acting And Actors

Just the idea of him with a love interest is mind-boggling, ... I don't know how it could be handled.
Steve Carell
#Interest

That would have been professional suicide!
Steve Carell
#Suicide

It's really a comedy about all these people who are looking for the loves of their lives, and struggling to find happiness during this pursuit,
Steve Carell
#Comedy

Ah, yes, the chest hair-waxing scene, ... That was 100% real - complete with real pain.
Steve Carell
#Pain

We decided it needed to be more grounded. If people are not involved with the story, I don't think any of the comedy is going to work. So it's a love story, masquerading as a sex comedy.
Steve Carell
#People

It was tough to find the right tone, ... The first time, it was way too graphic. It pulled people out of the movie.
Steve Carell
#People

The thing about this movie,
Steve Carell
#Movie

Women don't find that sexy, ... If you walk into a person's apartment and it's floor-to-ceiling action figures, it's just not conducive to delightful lovemaking.
Steve Carell
#Action

That came from my dad,
Steve Carell
#Dad

Dan in Real Life
Steve Carell
#Life

You're telling me I have a gift for the pathetic. I have no idea where my pathetic nature comes from. If I thought about it too long, it would depress me.
Steve Carell
#Nature

I'm telling people that I lost it at 17, only because it sounds like a good age. I made a deal with my wife before the movie came out that I wouldn't say.
Steve Carell
#Age And Aging

Evan Almighty' is sort of a continuation of that ('Bruce Almighty') story. My character is the same guy I played in 'Bruce Almighty,' and as it is now, I am elected to Congress. God visits me while I'm a congressman, and it unfolds from there.
Steve Carell
#Character

It was a lot like Second City in the sense that there was a great freedom to fail there.
Steve Carell
#Freedom

Nothing to me feels as good as laughing incredibly hard.
Steve Carell
#American Actor

In my wildest dreams I never thought - well, I never thought I'd work.
Steve Carell
#American Actor

People generally have sex fairly young, and probably younger than they should be having it.
Steve Carell
#American Actor

Talking to my wife, we stare at each other, saying, 'How is this happening? Why is this happening? Why now?' It's nothing I ever aspired to.
Steve Carell
#American Actor