Ben Stiller Quotes


39 Ben Stiller quotes:



"It was a mixed blessing to have famous parents. It was tough to go to auditions and be bad, since I couldn't be anonymous."
"The failure of The Cable Guy impacted my career. I had to start writing and acting again."
"We did the movie because we liked the script; everybody wanted to do the movie just to have fun, and that was the most rewarding part of the process."
"When you come out with a film, hopefully it gets presented to the public in the right way so people aren't getting something they don't expect."
"I don't devalue comedy as compared to drama. Not one bit."
"I don't have a burning desire to be taken seriously as an actor. I don't have a master plan in that way."
"I don't think the public is dying to see me necessarily be funny all the time."
"I just watched Paul Michael Glaser. He was the reason I wanted to do the movie because as a kid I was such a big fan of his. I watched all the episodes and tried to get a feeling for what he was doing."
"I think most politicians could take a dodgeball in the face."
"I would like to do more dramas when I find a good role that will allow me to politely upset people's expectations of me as a comic actor."
"I've had a very good career and I'm grateful that the public has had some level of acceptance and appreciation of my work."
"Owen is one of the funniest people around. He's a friend of mine, and we've worked together a number of times. There's no other person like Owen."
"Fashion is so over the top."
"Finding a woman to share your life is not an easy thing in the first place, and then to find yourself happy is even more pleasantly surprising."
"I have a lot of nervous energy. Work is my best way of channelling that into something productive unless I want to wind up assaulting the postman or gardener."
"Jim Carrey, a comic genius, has a harder time overcoming the public's desire for him to be funny simply because he's so good at it."
"My own parents were touchy-feely."
"My parents used to throw great New Year's Eve parties. They invited such an eclectic mix of showbiz people. All those cool people were always hanging out at our apartment."
"Zoolander was more of my own sensibility."
"Having a child changes everything in a most positive way, and I am extremely lucky to have a great wife who is also an incredible mom."



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