Anthony Quinn Quotes

“I never get the girl. I wind up with a country instead.” – Anthony Quinn

“They say that age kills the fire inside of a man, that he hears Death coming, he opens the door and says, “Come in, give me rest!” That is a pack of goddam lies.” – Anthony Quinn

They say that age kills the

“On the stage, you have to find truth, even if you have to lose the audience.” – Anthony Quinn

“Having talent is like having blue eyes. You don’t admire a man for the colour of his eyes. I admire a man for what he does with his talent.” – Anthony Quinn

“I have lived in a flurry of images, but I will go out in a freeze frame.” – Anthony Quinn

I have lived in a flurry of

“Will no man ever do something without a why, just like that, for the hell of it?” – Anthony Quinn

“A big talent steals, a small talent borrows.” – Anthony Quinn

“I liked sculpting better than painting. You have more freedom in sculpting.” – Anthony Quinn

I liked sculpting better than

“No parent is there forever. So I won’t be here forever with these kids.” – Anthony Quinn

“See how special you are? I serve you coffee in the parlor.” – Anthony Quinn

“I have a son in Barcelona whom I am madly in love with.” – Anthony Quinn

“I studied all about Gauguin. He was a banker. He was a banker who – he used to paint on Sundays. And one day he hated himself for painting on Sundays.” – Anthony Quinn

I studied all about Gauguin.

“There’s no sense that you’re there forever. No parent is there forever.” – Anthony Quinn

“And I had known Peter O’Toole before in London. And I’d liked him very much. And the thought of being in a picture with him was very challenging to me. And he was playing the starring role.” – Anthony Quinn

“The painter leaves his mark. And I just put in two statues in Rhode Island that I’m working on. And I think that’s going to make me last longer than me.” – Anthony Quinn

“Bob Taylor and I playing brothers. And I was a Mexican bandit. And he was the sheriff of the town. And we loved each other. We loved each other very much.” – Anthony Quinn

“And I loved Frank Lloyd Wright. I think he was the greatest man I have ever met in my life.” – Anthony Quinn

“Oh, the Irish were building the railroads down through Mexico, through Chihuahua. They finished the railroads when they finished out in the West Coast, and they went down and put the trains into Mexico.” – Anthony Quinn

“I mean, a Mexican boy couldn’t be anything else but an Indian. And why did you take the name of Quinn, they used to say to me. Hey, you’re an Indian, so I played Indians.” – Anthony Quinn

“I lost my father was I 10 years old, and I always looked for a father. I missed my father very much.” – Anthony Quinn

I lost my father was I

“Thirteen, 13 children, and I love – I love them all. And I think I’ve been a good father to all of them.” – Anthony Quinn

“I didn’t intend to become an actor.” – Anthony Quinn