"Whenever you're the child of a famous person, you get judged in odd ways because of that."
"Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes."Jeff Bridges on Andy Warhol
"I have no use for people who throw their weight around as celebrities, or for those who fawn over you just because you are famous."Jeff Bridges on Walt Disney
"What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous."Jeff Bridges on Voltaire
"We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free."Jeff Bridges on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable."Jeff Bridges on Ambrose Bierce
"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."