Mel Gibson quotes

  • I love women. They're the best thing ever created. If they want to be like men and come down to our level, that's fine.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Men #Levels #Want

  • Go away, dig a hole, do something else, come back and it magically rejuvenates your creative impulses and stuff.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Creative #Going Away #Stuff

  • I am politically incorrect, that's true. Political correctness to me is just intellectual terrorism. I find that really scary, and I won't be intimidated into changing my mind. Everyone isn't going to love you all the time.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Love You #Scary #Political

  • All experiences, what does not kill you makes you stronger and tougher I think. Life's experiences, whether they be pleasant, unpleasant, torturous or excruciatingly wonderful and blissful, season you somehow and you learn from them.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Thinking #Stronger #Doe

  • Pain is the precursor to change.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Change #Pain

  • I've never treated anyone badly or in a discriminatory way based on their gender, race, religion or sexuality - period.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Race #Way #Gender

  • I don't make things complicated, that's the way they get all by themselves.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Way #Complicated

  • After about 20 years of marriage, I'm finally starting to scratch the surface of what women want. And I think the answer lies somewhere between conversation and chocolate.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Funny #Inspiring #Women

  • I think any kind of hiatus one takes in an artistic journey is going to make a huge difference. The pause will inform the choices that you make.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Journey #Thinking #Differences

  • They may take our lives, but they'll never take our freedom!
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Badass #May

  • An acid is like a woman: a good one will eat through your pants.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Pants #Acid

  • There is no salvation for those outside the Church
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Church #Salvation

  • What did one shepherd say to the other shepherd?  Let’s get the flock out of here.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Shepherds #Flocks

  • It's time to sort of get back to a basic message, the message that was given. At this time, the world has gone nuts, I think. And this film speaks -- well, Christ spoke of faith, hope, love and forgiveness. And these are things I think we need to be reminded of again. He forgave as he was tortured and killed. And we could do with a little of that behavior.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Thinking #Nuts #Needs

  • There is no excuse, nor should there be any tolerance, for anyone who thinks or expresses any kind of anti-Semitic remark. I want to apologize specifically to everyone in the Jewish community for the vitriolic and harmful words that I said to a law enforcement officer the night I was arrested on a DUI charge.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Apology #Night #Thinking

  • I'm not a preacher and I'm not a pastor. But I really feel my career was leading me to make this. The Holy Ghost was working through me on this film, and I was just directing traffic. I hope the film has the power to evangelize.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Careers #Ghost #Film

  • A good conspiracy is unprovable. I mean, if you can prove it, it means they screwed up somewhere along the line.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Mean #Lines #Conspiracy

  • Oy vey! I almost forgot to set a plate for Elijah
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Fake People #Plates #Elijah

  • The only way to maintain a moderate sum of happiness in this life, is not to worry about the future or regret the past too much
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Spiritual #Regret #Past

  • With this look, who's going to think I'm gay? I don't lend myself to that type of confusion. Do I look like a homosexual? Do I talk like them? Do I move like them?
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Moving #Gay #Thinking

  • F**king Jews...the Jews are responsible for all the wars in the world.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Kings #War #World

  • My dad taught me my faith, and I believe what he taught me. The man never lied to me in his life.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Dad #Believe #Men

  • And, hey, I'm not under the illusion that everything's just going to be hunky-dory work wise forever. I've never been under that illusion. Things could go away tomorrow.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Wise #Forever #Going Away

  • There has to be some kind of order and some moral code. I don't know how people can function without a belief in a deity.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Order #People #Deities

  • Hey, I'm for love, not war. How about we have a beer?
    -- Mel Gibson

    #War #Beer #Hey

  • My family means more to me than the artificial trappings of my career. If ever I had to choose between my career and my family, the wife and kids would definitely come out on top.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Kids #Mean #Careers

  • What I'm doing is making an action-adventure film of mythic proportions.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Adventure #Action #Film

  • I got a chiropractor to come along to the Patriot shoot, because they can actually stick you back together within 15 minutes. He spent a week and worked on the entire crew. All the stunt guys were like, 'Oh, fix my disc.' The guy's amazing.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Guy #Together #Sticks

  • Well, if you look at the whole story, I mean there's only Jews and Romans in the story. I mean I just wanted to flesh that character out and make that a drama about the people around Christ when he was going through this passion.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Drama #Passion #Character

  • I'm too rich to care what the critics say.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Care #Rich #Critics

  • Aye, fight and you may die. Run, and you'll live…at least a while. And dying in your beds, many years from now, would you be willing' to trade all the days, from this day to that, for one chance, just one chance, to come back here and tell our enemies that they may take our lives, but they'll never take…OUR FREEDOM?!
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Running #Fighting #Years

  • The thing we're all looking for is happiness, and if we achieve just a modicum of that or even a little piece of serenity even for five minutes a day, we're very lucky.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Serenity #Pieces #Littles

  • What I need to do to heal myself and to be assuring and allay the fears of others and to heal them if they had any heart wounds from something I may have said.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Heart #Needs #May

  • It's said that I went into a rant, but I think it went on for about five words. I was drunk. It just turned into a big thing. I apologized profusely-not once but three times. So what's the problem? It's four years ago. Do I need to apologize again?
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Thinking #Years #Drunk

  • But although Australia was also involved in the Vietnam conflict, I can remember my dad telling us that if we were in Australia, we wouldn't be drafted until we were 20.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Dad #Australia #Vietnam

  • Boot Camp was great and very interesting. You got to use live rounds of ammunition and got to do a lot of crawling around with live rounds flying around you, so you really had to learn to keep your ***** down - everything down for that matter.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Interesting #Flying #Boots

  • Creating life simply to destroy it is wrong.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Creating #Abortion

  • God is the only one who knows how many children we should have, and we should be ready to accept them. One can't decide for oneself who comes into this world and who doesn't. That decision doesn't belong to us.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Children #Abortion #Decision

  • One should not worry about the future, particularly if it hasn't happened yet.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Clever #Worry #Should

  • Life is life, and one has experiences that are painful and some that are very pleasant, and one has reward and sacrifice and more reward and disappointment and joy and happiness, and it's always going to be the same.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Disappointment #Sacrifice #Joy

  • Feminists don't like me, and I don't like them.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Feminist #Offensive

  • I could easily not act again. It's not a problem.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Problem

  • I think digital will displace film, yes. We're talking about digital as a thing of the future, but I'm afraid that it's here.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Thinking #Talking #Digital

  • I like going in to different styles of acting and exploring stuff I haven't done before.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Style #Acting #Done

  • I do moderate exercise, and I try to eat pretty well, and I think it has an effect on me.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Exercise #Thinking #Trying

  • I don't care if I don't act anymore.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Care

  • I just don't do anything fun anymore. But, that's dying, isn't it? I mean, you die in stages, right? You let things go in pieces.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Fun #Mean #Dying

  • It's a wise man who understands that every day is a new beginning, because boy, how many mistakes do you make in a day? I don't know about you, but I make plenty. You can't turn the clock back, so you have to look ahead.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Wise #Mistake #New Beginnings

  • The Holy Ghost was working through me on this film, and I was just direction traffic.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Ghost #Film #Holy

  • A woman should be home with the children, building that home and making sure there's a secure family atmosphere.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Family #Children #Home

  • I'll tell you what I did need to learn was tolerance, and I think I've been actually given a daily opportunity to practice that, and it's - it's - and I know that that sounds almost like a backhanded slap, and it is in a way because I haven't been successful at it every day.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Successful #Opportunity #Thinking

  • Acting is like lying. The art of lying well. I'm paid to tell elaborate lies.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Art #Lying #Acting

  • Old habits die hard, I guess.  If you dont kick them, they kick you.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Old Habits #Habit #Kicks

  • I don't think the audience always listens to the critics. That's been proven time and time again.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Thinking #Critics #Audience

  • I was spiritually bankrupt, and when that happens, it's like a spiritual cancer afflicts you.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Spiritual #Cancer #Cancer Survivor

  • Above all, film is a business... Independence is a really cool thing as you can be a bit more bold, and take a few more chances with what you do.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Independence #Chance #Film

  • I'll always continue to work. I've never much depended on anyone but myself, as far as that goes.
    -- Mel Gibson

  • I have learned that a bitter experience can make you stronger.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Stronger #Bitter #I Have Learned

  • It's great that after 700 years William Wallace has finally had a proper burial. He did so much for the country. You should be proud of what you have achieved through devolution.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Country #Years #Proud

  • If you're going to wear three hats. You'd better grow two more heads.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Two #Hats #Three

  • My hope is that this movie will affect people on a very profound level and reach them with a message of faith, hope, love and forgiveness.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Profound #People #Levels

  • The L.A. Times, it's an anti-Christian publication, as is the New York Times.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Christian #New York #Anti Christian

  • What are you looking at sugar-tits?
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Hilarious #Sugar

  • Theatrical is fantastic. I don't think anything will ever replace the big dark room, the screen and the popcorn. You can kind of do it in your home if you have a nice screen, but it's not the same thing.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Nice #Home #Dark

  • I got the acting bug back because I felt like all of a sudden maybe after all these years, maybe I might have something to offer again. I walked away from it after 'Signs' because I just felt I was a bit stale and it wasn't ringing my bells, so I focused on directing, writing and producing.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Writing #Years #Acting

  • Every time you go out there to do something, you wonder if you can do it. There's no assured success. There's no secret recipe for success. Every time you go out there, you go out there with the possibility of great failure.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Secret #Recipes #Wonder

  • You ask anybody what their number one fear is, and it's public humiliation. Multiply that on a global scale, and that's what I've been through.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Numbers #Scales #Humiliation

  • Writing is a hard gig, and it's hard to convey a lot. That's why scripts tend to be a little bit overwritten.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Writing #Gigs #Scripts

  • I have learned that a bitter experience can make you stronger. I now boastfully say that I have a hide like a rhinoceros... and I'm smiling. It's an interesting thing.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Interesting #Stronger #Bitter

  • People like scary stories. There's a fascination with fear themes, and we want to face those things in a weird, subconscious way.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #People #Scary #Stories

  • I'm always writing. There is always a story brewing in my head.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Writing #Stories #Brewing

  • My father told me very early on that it was a sin to worry too much.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Father #Worry #Too Much

  • It's all happening too fast. I've got to put the brakes on or I'll smack into something.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Brake #Smack

  • People always ask me to list my greatest accomplishments, expecting me to rattle off a bunch of movies I've made, but what I'm proudest of is my kids.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Children #Kids #Accomplishment

  • I don't think of myself as either American or Australian really, I'm a true hybrid. It's a good thing for me because both of them are really good countries.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Country #Thinking #Good Things

  • Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Life #Men

  • It freshens your breath and helps prevent tartar.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Dog #Helping

  • I think everything is pretty well preordained - even your mistakes.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Mistake #Thinking #Wells

  • Scotland is a great nation, but its horses are very uncomfortable.
    -- Mel Gibson

    #Horse #Scotland #Scottish