Viggo Mortensen

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Viggo Mortensen

Viggo Mortensen

“I definitely need to sleep more. But as they say, you can sleep when you're dead.”More Viggo Mortensen [07/10/2006 12:07:00]
“If you're trying to please everyone, then you're not going to make anything that is honestly yours, I don't think, in the long run.”More Viggo Mortensen [07/10/2006 12:07:00]
“What´s the most especial thing about being a father? Everything.”More Viggo Mortensen [07/10/2006 12:07:00]
“I have never been in a natural place and felt that was a waste of time. I never have. And it's a relief. If I'm walking around a desert or whatever, every second is worthwhile.”More Viggo Mortensen [07/10/2006 12:07:00]
“I think that people who get to a certain position, and then try to ferociously defend it or build on it, it's kind of a dead-end street. You see people becoming miserable that way.”More Viggo Mortensen [07/10/2006 12:07:00]
“I've been told that I've arrived many times over the years so I take it with a grain of salt. It's a relatively new situation obviously, but if it all went up in smoke tomorrow, I wouldn't really care that much. There are a lot of things that interest me. As for my fortunes, it's really a crap shoot.”More Viggo Mortensen [07/10/2006 12:07:00]
“I mean, I've been around a long time compared to a lot of other actors. I mean, I've been working on and off for 20 odd years.”More Viggo Mortensen [07/10/2006 12:07:00]
“It's also just weird getting that much fan mail from strangers. I may just have to say that if I'm doing a book signing or you catch me on the street, then fine. But otherwise I cannot do it anymore. It takes hours everyday and it takes too much time away from other things I must do.”More Viggo Mortensen [07/10/2006 12:07:00]
“It's one of the best roles I've ever played,”More Viggo Mortensen [07/10/2006 12:07:00]
“It brought up real emotion, real fear, a fear of not knowing what exists in me.”More Viggo Mortensen [07/10/2006 12:07:00]
“When you say mainstream, that usually implies mediocre. And this is not mediocre. There's probably a good chance that it could be the most widely seen of any of his movies, but he's still peeling the layers away, looking at how weird we are, looking at how strangely we look at the world, looking at how prickly we can be, looking at how paranoid we can be.”More Viggo Mortensen [07/10/2006 12:07:00]
“It's got the same structure [as the film], in some sense, ... but the twists and turns David came up with are quite different. It's a more subtle and more layered look at human behavior, not just a pulp fiction tale.”More Viggo Mortensen [07/10/2006 12:07:00]
“See you at church.”More Viggo Mortensen [07/10/2006 12:07:00]
“The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.”More Viggo Mortensen [07/10/2006 12:07:00]
“What keeps the film from being by-the-numbers has a lot to do with David. A lot of directors would have made an exploitation movie.”More Viggo Mortensen [07/10/2006 12:07:00]
“[(Entertainment Weekly) -- Anyone who has seen the attention-grabbing trailer for] A History of Violence, ... Aragorn: No More Mister Nice Guy.”More Viggo Mortensen [07/10/2006 12:07:00]
“Lord of the Rings.”More Viggo Mortensen [07/10/2006 12:07:00]
“A History Of Violence”More Viggo Mortensen [07/10/2006 12:07:00]
I have never been in a natural place and felt that it was a waste of time. I never have. And it's a relief. If I'm walking around a desert or whatever, every second is worthwhile.More Viggo Mortensen [07/26/2011 05:07:34]
I think that people who get to a certain position, and then try to ferociously defend it or build on it, it's kind of a dead-end street. You see people becoming miserable that way.More Viggo Mortensen [07/26/2011 05:07:40]
I'm just looking as always for something that's stimulating and I hope to find a good story that's a challenge, whether it's big or small. Or that it finds me. I don't have like a career plan. Maybe I should, but I don't.More Viggo Mortensen [07/26/2011 05:07:45]
Like most people I can be lazy, so it's nice to have a goal or deadline or reason to work out. I feel better when I get to exercise, or when I'm outdoors. I like to hike, swim and run, and I love to play soccer.More Viggo Mortensen [07/26/2011 05:07:09]
There's no excuse to be bored. Sad, yes. Angry, yes. Depressed, yes. Crazy, yes. But there's no excuse for boredom, ever.More Viggo Mortensen [07/26/2011 05:07:16]
I have never been in a natural place and felt that was a waste of time. I never have. And it's a relief. If I'm walking around a desert or whatever, every second is worthwhile.More Viggo Mortensen [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I mean, any movie or story that makes you accept and be grateful for something about your life is doing something right.More Viggo Mortensen [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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