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" Am I grumpy? I might be. But I think maybe sometimes it's misinterpreted. "
" Bikes and planes aren't about going fast or having fun; they're toys, but serious ones. "
" I actually like snakes! When I was young, I was a boy scout nature camp counselor, and one of our projects was collecting snakes and creating an environment for them, so I'm quite familiar with snakes and think they're fantastic creatures. "
" I don't do a huge amount of physical activity. I play tennis, I work out sporadically, and I eat well and take care of myself. "
" I don't do nostalgia. It just doesn't occur to me. I'm living in the moment, and I don't have that gene. "
" I don't mind doing interviews. I don't mind answering thoughtful questions. But I'm not thrilled about answering questions like, 'If you were being mugged, and you had a lightsaber in one pocket and a whip in the other, which would you use?' "
" I fly myself everywhere. I like all kinds of flying, including practical flying for search and rescue. And I also like to fly into the backcountry, usually the Frank Church Wilderness in Idaho. I go with a group of friends, and we set up camp for about five days and explore little dirt strips and canyons. "
" I get mad when people call me an action movie star. Indiana Jones is an adventure film, a comic book, a fantasy. "
" I had a very strong feeling about the Vietnam War, and I had a strong feeling about participating in it. The military draft was in place, I was summoned for a physical exam, and I was either going to be classified as fit for military service or make my objection to it. So I made my objection to it. "
" I'm like old shoes. I've never been hip. I think the reason I'm still here is that I was never enough in fashion that I had to be replaced by something new. "
" It doesn't interest me to be Harrison Ford. It interests me to be Mike Pomeroy and Indiana Jones and Jack Ryan. I don't want to be in the Harrison Ford business. I take what I do seriously, but I don't take myself seriously. "
" I think retirement's for old people. I'm still in the business, thank you. I have a young child of nine years old, and I want to live as long as I can to see him grow up. I'm enjoying my life and I want to stick around for as long as I can. "
" I've always been somewhere down from the top, so I've never had to suffer being knocked off the top. "
" I wanted to be a forest ranger or a coal man. At a very early age, I knew I didn't want to do what my dad did, which was work in an office. "
" I went down to Venezuela and ended up renting a helicopter and flew with my sons to the tops of the tepuis, these freestanding jungle mesas, 'lost worlds' as it were. In fact, it's almost impossible to access them without one. So we were able to land and spend some time there. We were trapped for about six hours by clouds that came in. "
" Nature doesn't need people - people need nature; nature would survive the extinction of the human being and go on just fine, but human culture, human beings, cannot survive without nature. "
" On the first 'Indiana Jones' movie, I tore an ACL in one of my knees - can't remember which knee. The scene in which I was fighting the big German mechanic on an airplane called a flying wing, I was run over by the landing gear and injured my knee, but I can't remember which one it was. Lots of bumps and injuries along the way. "
" Really, what are the options? Levi's or Wranglers. And you just pick one. It's one of those life choices. "
" The actor's popularity is evanescent; applauded today, forgotten tomorrow. "
" The kindest word to describe my performance in school was Sloth. "
" The trick of this thing and the beauty of this thing is that it's a cowboy movie first and then stuff happens. Even after stuff happens it doesn't change - it hasn't suddenly changed into another kind of movie. It's still a cowboy movie. And that's what's incredible about it because nobody has done that before, that's new territory. "
" To me, success is choice and opportunity. "
" We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance. "
" When I first started out, I was a bad actor. "
" You know you're getting old when all the names in your black book have M. D. after them. "
" You may get real tired watching me, but I'm not going to quit. "
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