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    The actual distance a bad golfer is going to hit the ball with any club obviously depends on many factors, not the least of which is whether the ball was actually hit at all.
    — Leslie Nielsen
    tags: bad 
     
    Shirley! Don't call me Shirley!
    — Leslie Nielsen
    I like that kind of 'straight-faced' comedy. I like to be straight-faced and outrageous.
    — Leslie Nielsen
    tags: comedy 
     
    I'm afraid if I don't keep moving, they're going to catch me ... I am 81 years old and I want to see what's around the corner, and I don't see any reason in the world not to keep working. But I am starting to value my down time a great deal because I am realizing there might be other things to do that I am overlooking.
    — Leslie Nielsen
    tags: time  world  value  afraid  year 
     
    I had to weave and play around with a honey bear, you know, and I could wrestle with him a little bit, but there's no way you can even wrestle a honey bear, let alone a grizzly bear that's standing ten feet to eleven feet tall! Can you imagine? But it was fascinating to work that close to that kind of animal.
    — Leslie Nielsen
    Any sport that comes from Scotland is good!
    — Leslie Nielsen
    Do your part to silence gossip - don't repeat it.
    — Leslie Nielsen
    tags: silence 
     
    The reason there's a question mark on my front door is just in case I forget my address.
    — Leslie Nielsen
    tags: questions 
     
    Like a blind man at an orgy, I was going to have to feel my way through.
    — Leslie Nielsen
    tags: men 
     
    You know it's very difficult to be an actor, and to have people depending on you to say the right line, at the right time, and to not be able to hear your cues! I can't tell you how many times I would've had to have said What? if I didn't have my hearing aids. So my hearing aids are a life saver, and they allow me to practice my craft.
    — Leslie Nielsen
    tags: time  people  right  craft 
     
    I like my sex the way I play basketball, one on one with as little dribbling as possible.
    — Leslie Nielsen
    tags: sex 
     
    I played a lot of leaders, autocratic sorts; perhaps it was my Canadian accent.
    — Leslie Nielsen
    tags: leader 
     
    Are you having problems hearing? If so, those around you already know it. Hearing loss is no laughing matter, so don't be a punchline.
    — Leslie Nielsen
    tags: loss  problem 
     
    Yes, it's true, I've been called the Laurence Olivier of spoofs. I guess that would make Laurence Olivier the Leslie Nielsen of Shakespeare.
    — Leslie Nielsen
    tags: true 
     
    It doesn't really matter where I go (Heaven or Hell). I'll have plenty of friends in both places.
    — Leslie Nielsen
    tags: friends 
     
    I really have to keep an eye on myself, because sometimes I think I might say something important.
    — Leslie Nielsen
    tags: eyes 
     
    Truth hurts. Maybe not as much as jumping on a bicycle with the seat missing, but it hurts.
    — Leslie Nielsen
    tags: truth  hurt  missing 
     
    One thing a person won't do when he's laughing is try to beat you up.
    — Leslie Nielsen
    tags: people 
     
    There's an old saying that God exists in your search for him. I just want you to understand that I ain't looking.
    — Leslie Nielsen
    tags: saying  god 
     
    Doing nothing is very tough to do because you never know when you're finished. The upside is that from the moment you wake up in the morning, you're on the job.
    — Leslie Nielsen
    tags: moment  job 
     
    Like a midget at a urinal I was going to have to stay on my toes.
    — Leslie Nielsen
    Doing nothing is very hard to do... you never know when you're finished.
    — Leslie Nielsen
    The violence or the vaudeville style of comedy is a technique all by itself. You get up there, and you are a comedian, and you're doing one thing. That is, you're going to make the audience laugh.
    — Leslie Nielsen
    tags: violence  comedy 
     
    I've finally found my home - as Lt. Frank Drebin.
    — Leslie Nielsen
    I used to have this dream that somebody was knocking at my door. I'd say 'Who is it?' and they'd answer 'Police.' I'd open the door and they would say to me, 'Pack your bags. We realized you have no talent.
    — Leslie Nielsen
    tags: talent  dreams 
     
    I had always functioned with dignity, wanting to appear intelligent, macho, never vulnerable or insecure. But now I realize that... a part of these comic characters is a fundamental part of me too.
    — Leslie Nielsen
    I'm a professional actor. If I was a plumber, I wouldn't just do my plumbing in Beverly Hills bathrooms; I'd like to install air conditioning units and a few other things.
    — Leslie Nielsen
    I love comedy and I hope I never stop doing it.
    — Leslie Nielsen
    tags: comedy  hope 
     
    It's been dawning on me slowly that for the past 35 years I have been cast against type, and I'm finally getting to do what I really wanted to do.
    — Leslie Nielsen
    tags: past  year 
     
    It's not really that I've been an advocate for hearing aids for a long time, it's just that I've been losing my hearing for a long time! So it's actually very important for me because I'm actually hearing impaired and I simply want to hear better!
    — Leslie Nielsen
    tags: time 
     
    I don't think anybody can really sit down and decide that their mission in life is to make people think. I think their mission in life is to leave people alone!
    — Leslie Nielsen
    tags: people 
     
    When you see Charlie Chaplin, he stays funny. He doesn't become drama, and so what really seems to endure is comedy.
    — Leslie Nielsen
    tags: funny  comedy  drama 
     
    Those who the gods seek to destroy first, learn how to play golf.
    — Leslie Nielsen
    tags: god  learn  golf 
     
    Today, in my career, I'm doing what I love to do. And that is, do things for the fun - do comedy. It's a pleasure to go for the laughter.
    — Leslie Nielsen
    I have always loved science fiction. One of my favorite shows is 'Star Trek.' I like the trips, where it drops my mind off, because they give you a premise and all of a sudden, you say, 'Oh!' and I'm fascinated by it.
    — Leslie Nielsen
    tags: star  mind  fiction 
     
    The reason they call if 'golf' is that all the other 4 letter words were used up.
    — Leslie Nielsen
    tags: golf 
     
    Sometimes integrity is a punch in the face.
    — Leslie Nielsen
    tags: integrity 
     
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    leslie nielsen
    Birth    : February 11, 1926
    Death  : November 28, 2010
    Occupation  : Actor

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