23 Total Quotes

Viggo Mortensen Quotes

Viggo Mortensen
I have never been in a natural place and felt that was a waste of time. I never have. And it's a relief. If I'm walking around a desert or whatever, every second is worthwhile.
Viggo Mortensen
#American Actor #Nature

Viggo Mortensen
There's no excuse to be bored. Sad, yes. Angry, yes. Depressed, yes. Crazy, yes. But there's no excuse for boredom, ever.
Viggo Mortensen
#American Actor

Viggo Mortensen
You get all these things, there are all these letters and gifts, sometimes strange ones; most of the time it can be really nice. But at the same time, it's overwhelming. Because I know I'm going to have to look through it. Most of it is filling the corners of my house and I can't respond to it all right away.
Viggo Mortensen
#Gifts

Viggo Mortensen
Like most people I can be lazy, so it's nice to have a goal or deadline or reason to work out. I feel better when I get to exercise, or when I'm outdoors. I like to hike, swim and run, and I love to play soccer.
Viggo Mortensen
#American Actor #People

Viggo Mortensen
We all experience many freakish and unexpected events - you have to be open to suffering a little. The philosopher Schopenhauer talked about how out of the randomness, there is an apparent intention in the fate of an individual that can be glimpsed later on. When you are an old guy, you can look back, and maybe this rambling life has some through-line. Others can see it better sometimes. But when you glimpse it yourself, you see it more clearly than anyone
Viggo Mortensen
#Events

Viggo Mortensen
I'm just looking as always for something that's stimulating and I hope to find a good story that's a challenge, whether it's big or small. Or that it finds me. I don't have like a career plan. Maybe I should, but I don't.
Viggo Mortensen
#American Actor

Viggo Mortensen
I definitely need to sleep more. But as they say, you can sleep when you're dead.
Viggo Mortensen
#Sleep

Viggo Mortensen
Any ordeal that you can survive as a human being is an improvement in your character,and usually an improvement in your life.
Viggo Mortensen
#Character

Viggo Mortensen
If you're trying to please everyone, then you're not going to make anything that is honestly yours, I don't think, in the long run.
Viggo Mortensen
#American Actor #Trying

Viggo Mortensen
What´s the most especial thing about being a father? Everything.
Viggo Mortensen
#Children

Viggo Mortensen
I think that people who get to a certain position, and then try to ferociously defend it or build on it, it's kind of a dead-end street. You see people becoming miserable that way.
Viggo Mortensen
#American Actor #People

Viggo Mortensen
It comes down to the fact that you supply the blue, and they supply the other colors and mix them with your blue, and maybe there's some blue left in the painting and maybe there isn't. Maybe there wasn't supposed to be any there in the first place. So have some fun and make a good blue and walk away.
Viggo Mortensen
#Colors

Viggo Mortensen
In a movie, you're raw material, just a hue of some color and the director makes the painting.'
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#Painting

Viggo Mortensen
It's hard to be objective about it, ... But it's one of the movies I most like. It's the most complete. It really works. I know that it's probably the best movie-making experience and final result in terms of a creative, well thought out movie that's well written and well acted.
Viggo Mortensen
#Movie

Viggo Mortensen
It brought up real emotion, real fear, a fear of not knowing what exists in me.
Viggo Mortensen
#Emotions

Viggo Mortensen
The way we present ourselves is a veneer, and beneath that, there are a lot more unpleasant things. Other directors might have missed a lot of the subtleties of this story and made a meal out of the violence.
Viggo Mortensen
#Present

Viggo Mortensen
A History Of Violence
Viggo Mortensen
#History

Viggo Mortensen
I have never been in a natural place and felt that it was a waste of time. I never have. And it's a relief. If I'm walking around a desert or whatever, every second is worthwhile.
Viggo Mortensen
#American Actor

Viggo Mortensen
In a movie, you're raw material, just a hue of some color and the director makes the painting.
Viggo Mortensen
#American Actor