People are like music, some speak the truth and others are just noise.— Bill Murray
The most charming Bill Murray quotes that will transform you to a better person
I'm a nut, but not just a nut.
The more relaxed you are, the better you are at everything: the better you are with your loved ones, the better you are with your enemies, the better you are at your job, the better you are with yourself.
Friendship is so weird. You just pick a human you've met and you're like, 'Yep, I like this one,' and you just do stuff with them.
Knowledge is like underwear. It is useful to have it, but not necessary to show it off.
Whatever you do, always give 100%. Unless you're donating blood.
You know how funerals are not for the dead, they’re for the living? Bachelor parties are not for the groom, they’re for the uncommitted.
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Common sense is like deodorant. The people who need it most never use it.
I didn’t give you the finger… you earned it.
There's only a couple times when fame is ever helpful.
Sometimes you can get into a restaurant where the kitchen is just closing. Sometimes you can avoid a traffic violation. But the only time it really matters is in the emergency room with your kids. That's when you want to be noticed, because it's very easy to get forgotten in an ER.
Just beat my record for most consecutive days without dying.
The secret is to have a sense of yourself, your real self, your unique self.
And not just once in a while, or once a day, but all through the day, the week and life.
Every pizza is a personal pizza if you try hard and believe in yourself.
Life is a game, and it's much more fun if you play it as your own game, so stay light and loose and relaxed.
I go home and stay there. I wash and scrub up each day, and that's it. One month I actually grew a moustache, just so I could say that I'd done something.
Grab this day by the neck and kiss it.
I always want to say to people who want to be rich and famous: 'try being rich first'. See if that doesn't cover most of it. There's not much downside to being rich, other than paying taxes and having your relatives ask you for money. But when you become famous, you end up with a 24-hour job.
Human sacrifice! Dogs and cats living together! Mass hysteria!
You can handle just about anything that comes at you out on the road with a believable grin, common sense and whiskey.
All of us kids ended up 'doing Mom.' There are four of us who've tried show business. Five if you insist on counting my sister the nun, who does liturgical dance.
'Groundhog Day' was one of the greatest scripts ever written.
It didn't even get nominated for an Academy Award.
Harold Ramis and I together did the ‘National Lampoon Show’ off Broadway, ‘Meatballs,’ ‘Stripes,’ ‘Caddyshack,’ ‘Ghostbusters’ and ‘Groundhog Day.’ He earned his keep on this planet. God bless him.
I was in the Virgin Islands once. I met a girl. We ate lobster, drank piña coladas. At sunset, we made love like sea otters. That was a pretty good day. Why couldn't I get that day over and over and over?
Its Christmas Eve! Its the one night of the year when we all act a little nicer, we smile a little easier, we cheer a little more. For a couple of hours out of the whole year, we are the people that we always hoped we would be.
There are people who drove me crazy, but they got the job done.
And when I see that person again, I nod my head. Respect.
I improvise whenever I feel it's important, or whenever I think that something's there. It's nice to have a script that's so well-written that I don't have to improvise. I mean, I used to have to re-write whole movies; this is kind of nice.
But I can only take so much TV, because there is so much advice.
I find people will preach about virtually anything - your diet, how to live your life, how to improve your golf. The lot. I have always had a thing against the Mister Know-It-Alls.
You're supposed to have one hand up and one hand down.
As you're trying to going up, you're trying to pull someone up at the same time.
When you act obnoxious towards people, like on a movie set, they say "we're ready for you" and I say "oh, go to hell, my feet hurt and my head aches." You want to have a margarita for lunch, and people like these little ADs and production assistants are like, "well, he's drinking again."
And I say, 'Hey, Lama, hey, how about a little something, you know, for the effort, you know.' And he says, 'Oh, uh, there won't be any money. But when you die, on your deathbed, you will receive total consciousness.' So I got that goin' for me, which is nice.
You know...they say an elephant never forgets. What they don't tell you is, you never forget an elephant.
Melancholy is kind of sweet sometimes, I think.
It's not a negative thing. It's not a mean thing. It's just something that happens in life, like autumn.
Awards are meaningless to me, and I have nothing but disdain for anyone who actively campaigns to get one.
There aren't many downsides to being rich, other than paying taxes and having relatives asking for money. But being famous, that's a 24 hour job right there.
No one really wants to admit they are lonely, and it is never really addressed very much between friends and family. But I have felt lonely many times in my life.
If Google doesn't know the answer, then it's not a question
Morocco is the greatest. I should be getting money from the Moroccans because I'm just telling everyone that it's a wonderful place to go.
I think there's only so many people that can take care of themselves, and can take care of other people. And the rest of the people … they're useful in terms of compost for the whole planet, you know.
I try to be available for life to happen to me.
We're in this life, and if you're not available, the sort of ordinary time goes past and you didn’t live it. But if you're available, life gets huge. You're really living it.
I think midlife crisis is just a point where people's careers have reached some plateau and they have to reflect on their personal relationships.
I don't answer fan mail. I don't have time for that. It's like hundreds of thousands of people who think they're going to become millionaires getting autographs from movie actors. I don't have time for those idiots. I've got stuff to do.
The only way we’ll ever know what it’s like to be you is if you work your best at being you as often as you can, and keep reminding yourself: That’s where home is.
Here's the thing, you just have to drive a lot faster, and if you don't get there, we're both fired.
When I feel like I'm stuck, I do something - not like I'm Mother Teresa or anything, but there's someone that's forgotten about in your life, all the time. Someone that could use an 'Attaboy' or a 'How you doin' out there.
Chicks dig me because I rarely wear underwear, and when I do, it's usually something unusual.
I don't want to be that guy mumbling into his drink at a bar.
People only talk about what a joyous experience it is, but there is terror: Your life, as you know it, is over. It's over the day that child is born. It's over, and something completely new starts.
While I have felt lonely many times in my life, the oddest feeling of all was after my mother, Lucille, died. My father had already died, but I always had some attachment to our big family while she was alive. It seems strange to say now that I felt so lonely, yet I did.
Everyone needs to take a vacation from the sort of automatic things you do.
The studios don't seem to foster good writing.
They're not so interested in that, but they're more interested in what worked most recently. They're definitely very serious about making money, and that's not a wrong thing, but you don't have to make money the same way all the time.
Now, the essence, the very spirit of Christmas is that we first make believe a thing is so, and lo, it presently turns out to be so. - Stephen Leacockof Christmas trees around the house, so it smells good.
I think if you can take care of yourself, and then maybe try to take care of someone else, that's sort of how you're supposed to live.