Everybody wants blockbusters. I like to see a few pictures now and then that have to do with people and have relationships, and that's what I want to do films about. I don't want to see these sci-fi movies, and I don't want to do one of those. I don't understand it.

— James Garner

The most tremendous James Garner quotes that will activate your inner potential

When I started working, I didn't have a clue what I was doing, in that I was just wandering around, hoping that I could succeed. Then after I got a little under my belt, it took me about 25 years to feel like I knew what I was doing.


Marriage is a lot like the army, everyone complains, but you'd be surprise at the large number that re-enlist.


I'm a 'bleeding-heart liberal,' one of those card-carrying Democrats that Rush Limbaugh thinks is a communist. And I'm proud of it.


I did a little bit of cocaine in the Eighties, courtesy of John Belushi, but fortunately I didn’t like it. But I smoked marijuana for 50 years and I don’t know where I’d be without it. It opened my mind and now it eases my arthritis. After decades of research I’ve concluded that marijuana should be legal and alcohol illegal.


I don't want to know what's good, or bad, or true.

I let God worry about the truth. I just want to know the momentary fact about things. Life isn't good, or bad, or true. It's merely factual, it's sensual, it's alive. My idea of living sensual facts are you, a home, a country, a world, a universe, in that order.


You put on a face for the public. The face isn't false; it's just another side of you. If it were false, you couldn't last. People want something real and natural, and if they catch you acting, you're dead. It has to look real. In order to look real, it has to be real, and I've always thought of the characters I've played as real people.


I saw my wife at a pool, flipped over her, and 14 days later we were married.


With the exception of my wife and children, there's nothing I value more than my Oklahoma heritage.


The only reason I'm an actor is that a lady pulled out of a parking space in front of a producer's office.


We know what the surface of the moon is better than we know what the surface of the sea floor is.


I felt like my bubble gum card collection had come to life.


The greatest challenge Internet users face is information overload.


About James Garner

Quotes 16 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Activist
Birthday October 16

You don't need qualifications as an actor or a politician. And I didn't want to be a politician.


Learning is a gift, even if pain is the teacher


Cause my wife gets up and goes shopping.