"A large part of acting is just pretending. You get to work with these other great make-believers, all making believe as hard as they can."
"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."Jeff Bridges on Confucius
"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."Jeff Bridges on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."Jeff Bridges on Thomas A. Edison
"By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day."Jeff Bridges on Robert Frost
"Nothing will work unless you do."Jeff Bridges on Maya Angelou
"One of the tough things about being an actor, probably the hardest thing, is getting your foot in the door, and my father handled that for me at a very early age."
"Any role that big is going to be a challenge for any actor, but for an actor of a young age, it's going to be even tougher."
"For me, growing up, the downside of it was that as a kid you don't want to stand out. You don't want to have a famous father let alone get a job because of your famous father, you know? But I'm a product of nepotism. That's how I got my foot in the door, through my dad."
"I'm very manipulative towards directors. My theory is that everyone on the set is directing the film, we're all receiving art messages from the universe on how we should do the film."
"I'm very much into the costuming of any character that I portray and it's one of the great things about making movies is it's a collaborative art form so you get all these artists who are looking specifically about for this instance your character's costume and what that might tell about your character."