"That's one of the cool things about fame. You have an affect on society and where it goes."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Jeff Bridges on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Jeff Bridges on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Jeff Bridges on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Jeff Bridges on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Jeff Bridges on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."