Aging is an inevitable process. I surely wouldn't want to grow younger. The older you become, the more you know; your bank account of knowledge is much richer.

— William Holden

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There's nothing tragic about being fifty. Not unless you're trying to be twenty-five.

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Funny how gentle people get with you once you're dead.

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I don't really know why, but danger has always been an important thing in my life - to see how far I could lean without falling, how fast I could go without cracking up.

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Movie acting may not have a certain kind of glory as true art, but it is damn hard work.

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Hell is paved with good samaritans.

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Just one more word. If I ever run into any of you bums on the street corner, just let's pretend we never met before.

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In general, I don't care for scenes of copulation.

Certain functions of the human body are bloody private.

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She's television generation. She learned life from Bugs Bunny. The only reality she knows comes to her through the television set.

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When you side with a man, you stay with him.

And if you can't do that, you're like some animal. You're finished. We're finished. All of us.

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I feel lousy about the pain that I've caused my wife and kids.

I feel guilty and conscience-stricken, and all of those things you think sentimental, but which my generation calls simple human decency. And I miss my home, because I'm beginning to get scared shitless, because all of a sudden it's closer to the end than the beginning, and death is suddenly a perceptible thing to me, with definable features.

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For me, acting is not an all-consuming thing, except for the moment when I am actually doing it.

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I would rather have one minute at this age than a month at 21.

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About William Holden

Quotes 13 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Actor
Birthday October 16
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