"Unlike a lot of actors, my father encouraged all his kids to go into show business."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."Jeff Bridges on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."Jeff Bridges on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."Jeff Bridges on Colin Powell
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."Jeff Bridges on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."Jeff Bridges on Abraham Lincoln
"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."