Timothy Olyphant quotes

  • It's changed throughout the years, but at one time I was a really big bubble gum ice cream fan. I'd spit the bubble gum pieces in a cup and then collect them.
    -- Timothy Olyphant

    #Years #Ice #Pieces

  • The basic thing a man should know is how to change a tyre and how to drive a tractor. Whatever that bearded dude is doing on the Dos Equis beer commercials sets the bar. That's your guy. Every man should be aiming to be like him. The beard is just the tip of the iceberg.
    -- Timothy Olyphant

    #Beer #Men #Guy

  • I punch a lot of guys on set. It's much easier than in real life as your hands don't hurt afterwards. The key is that you miss.
    -- Timothy Olyphant

    #Hurt #Real #Hands

  • I'm attracted to roles that are unpredictable, and if I can get my hands on something like that, I'm thrilled. I like performances where you don't know what's coming, moment to moment.
    -- Timothy Olyphant

    #Hands #Roles #Moments

  • As far as the leading man/romantic lead, I'll tell you what, I really enjoyed my experience more than I thought or imagined I would on 'Catch and Release.' God bless them if they want to give me another shot at that. I would love to have that as something I can go to on occasion.
    -- Timothy Olyphant

    #Romantic Love #Men #Giving

  • You know, what a producer does is one of the great mysteries in life, so anyone can be one.
    -- Timothy Olyphant

    #Doe #Mystery #Producers

  • I think at this point in my life, I'd like to play more good guys than bad guys.
    -- Timothy Olyphant

    #Thinking #Play #Guy

  • On 'Justified,' we're driving all around Southern California trying to find a location that we can call Kentucky.
    -- Timothy Olyphant

    #California #Kentucky #Southern

  • Sharks will scare me. I went out to Malibu a couple of weeks ago. Beautiful, clear day, out in five feet of water, going to surf, and there was this big ol' freakin' leopard shark... I'm looking at him and I'm thinking, 'OK, he won't hurt me.
    -- Timothy Olyphant

    #Beautiful #Hurt #Couple

  • It's great if a pilot starts off great and if it doesn't start off so great it's not that big a deal: everybody's baby is born ugly. But you want to know, if given the opportunity: Where are we going? What's the story we're trying to tell?
    -- Timothy Olyphant

    #Baby #Opportunity #Trying

  • I remember years ago being on the set of 'Dreamcatcher' and not only did I have such great admiration for Morgan Freeman and was just thrilled to be around him, I was struck by the fact that he seemed to be having perhaps more fun than I was at his job. And I thought, 'Well, that's very promising.
    -- Timothy Olyphant

    #Jobs #Fun #Years

  • What am I going to wear to the Emmys? Something with a tie.
    -- Timothy Olyphant

    #Ties

  • Larry Kasdan has made some of my favorite movies of all time so just to be working with him was a pleasure. Now that I have, I not only respect his work but I just love and respect him as a person.
    -- Timothy Olyphant

    #Love And Respect #My Favorite #Pleasure

  • Um, accidents happen. Especially if there's a co-star that you're not that fond of - you might 'accidentally' deck him. But no, I'm a professional. I'm just saying that can happen.
    -- Timothy Olyphant

    #Stars #Might #Just Saying

  • It's easy to be quick on the draw when no one has got real bullets.
    -- Timothy Olyphant

    #Real #Bullets #Easy

  • Sometimes, people aren't as consciously aware of their decisions as they should be.
    -- Timothy Olyphant

    #People #Decision #Sometimes

  • People love to be scared. I guess it's a primal deal.
    -- Timothy Olyphant

    #People #Scared #Deals

  • My roles don't centre around drugs at all! Shadiness is different - it's drama. We're making movies! You've gotta have conflict.
    -- Timothy Olyphant

    #Drama #Drug #Roles

  • Honestly, I feel like I spent the last 10 years just trying to work, just get my hands on the best material I could. I'd like to say that it was quite calculated and genius, my ability to take one step forward and two steps back.
    -- Timothy Olyphant

    #Hands #Years #Two

  • Being an actor: that's a pretty big net. That's a big playing field. The Screen Actors' Guild is filled with many, many, many, many people and vastly different careers.
    -- Timothy Olyphant

    #Careers #People #Actors

  • I've always sort of admired and respected one's ability to be comfortable with other people's discomfort or, you know, their being comfortable making other people uncomfortable.
    -- Timothy Olyphant

    #People #Uncomfortable #Ability

  • I've had lots of parts in movies that I've never seen. I mean no disrespect to them. It was really fun to go act, but I'm not calling my friends and saying, 'I couldn't be more proud of this picture. You should go see it.
    -- Timothy Olyphant

    #Fun #Mean #Disrespect

  • If Martin Scorsese calls, I am available. And then there the ones, well, you can just run down the list - any of those Oscar-nominated films, they have amazing directors across the board.
    -- Timothy Olyphant

    #Running #Oscars #Lists

  • As the saying goes, Bruce Jenner is a millionaire, and Mark Spitz is a dentist. It's the wrong sport.
    -- Timothy Olyphant

    #Sports #Dentist #Mark

  • Usually, in romantic comedies, you end up sacrificing a great deal of the complexity - you know, just two attractive people and a good soundtrack.
    -- Timothy Olyphant

    #Sacrifice #Romantic Love #Two

  • There's not much to do in Atlanta, so the cast went to the gym together, went shopping together, and dinner was always a group thing. It's that whole summer-camp experience that making movies tends to be anyway.
    -- Timothy Olyphant

    #Summer #Atlanta #Shopping

  • I didn't inherit any great success and the problems that came with it, and yet I was able to keep working and supporting myself and later a family. I'm crazy fortunate.
    -- Timothy Olyphant

    #Crazy #Able #Problem