Denis Leary Quotes About Sex, Comedy, Battle, Script

Denis Leary Quotes About Sex, Comedy, Battle, Script

Denis Leary Quotes

Denis Leary Quotes:

Anthony Mackie in ‘The Hurt Locker’ is everything an actor can hope to be. So rock steady in his portrayal that you immediately forget every performance he may have previously given, and focus only on the character in front of you.

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Certain movies like ‘Wag The Dog,’ we used improv on every scene that we did. Pretty much, we would shoot from the script and then some stuff that we came up with in rehearsal, and then we’d have at least one or two takes where we completely went off the script and just flew by the seat of our pants.

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Everyone’s got skeletons in their closet, and I’ve got a million in mine, believe me. I tested the envelope; I pushed it. Whenever somebody in authority told me not to do something, I did it just to find out why they said not to do it.

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Firefighters are some of the most selfless public servants you will ever encounter.

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Firefighters don’t go on strike.

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George Carlin was great right up to the end of his life. But Richard Pryor was probably the best, most gifted stand-up comedian who will ever live.

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How many whales do we really need? I figure five. One for each ocean.

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I actually like talking.

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I basically – I don’t like tattoos, unless you’re a firefighter who has a tattoo that has to do with that or a military guy. That’s – those are people who should have tattoos.

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I did 12 years with nuns, you know. So I came out of it going, like, ‘I think Jesus is all right.’ The rest of it I think stinks to the high heavens.

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I do have to say that I think that President Obama is the greatest President in the history of all of our Presidents, and that he can do no wrong in my book. So how’s that for prejudice on the Democratic side?

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I don’t want a president like me! I suck, okay. I want an elitist, smart guy.

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I don’t want to see a ‘Sopranos’ movie. This is just me. I like to think the end is where it was on TV as opposed to becoming a movie.

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I guess you get pigeon-holed in Hollywood, but I’m ok with that because I’ve been able to do a lot. I started in the theater, then I went to stand-up comedy, and then when I went into the movies to do comedy and drama and big movies and small movies.

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I have a lot of conservative views on a lot of things.

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I learned a long time ago, if you want to keep your friends in show business, don’t get famous. Because as soon as you get famous, a lot of the people you used to know, who didn’t, become incredibly bitter and jealous. It’s part of the territory.

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I love French stuff. Mmmm, french fries.

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I really like ‘Batman.’ Not the TV show, but the dark ‘Batman.’

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I think we should take Iraq and Iran and combine them into one country and call it Irate. All the pissed off people live in one place and get it over with.

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I went to school with Steven Wright, who was the shyest guy I knew, and one day someone suddenly told me that he was in a club doing standup comedy. I went down to his club and he was great. Another friend of mine, who was pretty much a thief by trade, was hosting the show. So I thought, ‘If these guys can do it, then so can I.’

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I write what I think is funny and I write from a sense of popping a balloon or a sense of injustice, whether it’s about yourself, or whether it’s about something else. It’s my worldview; it doesn’t mean that everybody has to agree with it.

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I’d love to play in a Red Sox game. It would be so awesome to actually walk out on the field and play, just for one inning. I’d also steal everything I could get my hands on in the clubhouse, which is why they won’t let me do it.

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If a character dies, you get to do a big, juicy death scene. But the flip side is you’re out of the sequel, which is where the real money is.

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If you want a long-term relationship that doesn’t require a lot of work, I say, get a dog. They love you no matter what. But when it comes to humans, there’s no secret; you really have to appreciate the person every single day.

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If you’re over 52 years old and you’re on Facebook, do us all a favor and log off now.

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I’m pretty much a chocolate guy. I’m up for any type of chocolate. Any chocolate.

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I’m still pretty self-centered, greedy and angry.

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It says on the back of the Nyquil box, ‘May cause drowsiness.’ It should say, ‘Don’t make any plans, OK? Kiss your family and friends good-bye.’

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