William Shatner Quotes

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A director is a choreographer, both politically and creatively.

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Here's something pompous - you take your day and artistically create it, so every moment has an artistic flavor.

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Captain Kirk has been a source of pleasure and income for a long time.

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But if you want to know the truth, the weirdest thing that has happened has been my discovery that people who attend the conventions are filled with love.

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Babies have big heads and big eyes, and tiny little bodies with tiny little arms and legs. So did the aliens at Roswell! I rest my case.

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And I enjoyed the celebrity and the creativity that was involved in Star Trek.

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All in all, Kirk's character is something I am very proud of.

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A series is filled with compromises.

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Acting is easier - writing is more creative. The lazy man vies with the industrious.

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When I did the film Generations, in which the character died, I felt like a guest for the first time. That made me very sad.

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If you read my books, especially the Star Trek books and the Quest for Tomorrow books, you'll see in them the core theme of the basic humanistic questions that Star Trek asked.

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In my proudest moments, I think I had a real hand in the creative force of making "Star Trek." But most of the time, I don't think about it.

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No, I don't regret anything at this point. That may change on the next phone call, but at the moment I don't regret anything.

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Nobody could have imagined the phenomenon that 'Star Trek' became. It's still almost impossible to imagine.

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Oh, for God's sake... get a life, will you?

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Remember - you can't beam through a force field. So, don't try it.

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Spencer Tracy was a man who did very much what I do on a set, and that is, he comes down and he does his job, and then he goes back to his dressing room.

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The basic quality that any great story must have is a story that illustrates the human condition.

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There's an ecstasy about doing something really good on film: the composition of a shot, the drama within the shot, the texture... It's palpable.

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Writing is truly a creative art - putting word to a blank piece of paper and ending up with a full-fledged story rife with character and plot.

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If you make a fool of yourself, you can do it with dignity, without taking your pants down. And if you do take your pants down, you can still do it with dignity.

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One of the advantages of being a captain is being able to ask for advice without necessarily having to take it.

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The good life is one that's artistically made.

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I think of doing a series as very hard work. But then I've talked to coal miners, and that's really hard work.

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If saving money is wrong, I don't want to be right!

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How do I stay so healthy and boyishly handsome? It's simple. I drink the blood of young runaways.

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I also derive a great deal of pleasure from horses and dogs... the ocean... and love.

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I enjoyed reading all the classic authors like Isaac Asimov and Bradbury.

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I think making a good film shot is joyful.

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Sci-fi films are the epic films of the day because we can no longer put 10,000 extras in the scene - but we can draw thousands of aliens with computers.

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I think the acting satisfies the need and desire for approval.

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I think the supernatural is a catch-all for everything we don't understand about the vast other parts of life that we cannot perceive.

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I was built for the long run, not for the short dash, I guess.

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I'm a performer, comedian, entertainer, writer and director.

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I'm looking for the perfect paintball movie.

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I've got rock 'n' roll in my blood.

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I hate flying, flat out hate its guts.

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