Bill Murray quotes

Born
September 21, 1950 Evanston, Illinois, U.S.

Occupation
Actor, comedian, writer.

Bill Murray is an American actor, comedian, and writer. He first gained exposure on Saturday Night Live, a series of performances that earned him his first Emmy Award, and later starred in comedy films.

I don’t want to be that guy mumbling into his drink at a bar.
– Bill Murray

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.
– Bill Murray

I realized the more fun I had, the more relaxed I was working, the better I worked.
– Bill Murray

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.
– Bill Murray

It’s extremely powerful to say no; it’s really the most powerful thing to say.
– Bill Murray

I’ve never made any horrible, horrible movies. If you don’t ruin your reputation, you can always get work.
– Bill Murray

It’s hard to be an artist. It’s hard to be anything. It’s hard to be.
– Bill Murray

I live a little bit on the seat of my pants, I try to be alert and 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.
– Bill Murray

In Japan, you have no idea what they are saying, and they can’t help you either. Nothing makes any sense. They’re very polite, but you feel like a joke is being played on you the entire time you’re there.
– Bill Murray

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.
– Bill Murray

People say I’m difficult and sometimes that’s a badge of honour.
– Bill Murray

Nothing prepared me for being this awesome. It’s kind of a shock. It’s kind of a shock to wake up every morning and be bathed in this purple light.
– Bill Murray

I don’t believe that you can give the same performance every take. It’s physically impossible, so why bother? If you don’t do what is happening at that moment, then it’s not real. Then you’re holding something back.
– Bill Murray

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.
– Bill Murray

Don’t think about your errors or failures; otherwise, you’ll never do a thing.
– Bill Murray

When I work, my first relationship with people is professional.
– Bill Murray

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.
– Bill Murray

I never had seen Seinfeld, and they said, ‘Oh, it’s the last episode.’ And I said, ‘Oh, I’ll watch Seinfeld.’ And it was terrible.
– Bill Murray

And I don’t like to work. I only like working when I’m working.
– Bill Murray

Yeah, I think that’s sort of the American way. And it’s also the Polish way, it turns out.
– Bill Murray

I’m a nut, but not just a nut.
– Bill Murray

My favorite thing about New York is the people, because I think they’re misunderstood. I don’t think people realize how kind New York people are.
– Bill Murray

Don’t think about your errors or failures, otherwise you’ll never do a thing.
– Bill Murray

Here’s the thing, you just have to drive a lot faster, and if you don’t get there, we’re both fired.
– Bill Murray