Sean Connery quotes

Born
25 August 1930 Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Died
October 2020.

Occupation
Actor, producer.

Sir Thomas Sean Connery was a Scottish actor and producer. He was the first actor to portray the character James Bond in film, starring in seven Bond films between 1962 and 1983.

Movies
Dr. No (1962)
From Russia With Love (1963)
Goldfinger (1964)
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
The Hill (1965)
The Hunt For Red October (1990)

I don’t think there is anything particularly wrong in hitting a woman, though I don’t recommend you do it the same way that you hit a man.
– Sean Connery

I don’t think I’ll ever act again. I have so many wonderful memories, but those days are over.
– Sean Connery

Your background and environment is with you for life. No question about that.
– Sean Connery

I haven’t found anywhere in the world where I want to be all the time. The best of my life is the moving. I look forward to going.
– Sean Connery

I never trashed a hotel room or did drugs.
– Sean Connery

More than anything else, I’d like to be an old man with a good face, like Hitchcock or Picasso.
– Sean Connery

I am not a politician and I have no intention of being one.
– Sean Connery

I just think the most difficult thing to displace is privilege.
– Sean Connery

There’s always a new challenge to keep you motivated.
– Sean Connery

I unfortunately don’t speak French, but my wife is now fluent in English, which really reflects rather badly on me.
– Sean Connery

Perhaps I’m not a good actor, but I would be even worse at doing anything else.
– Sean Connery

Everyone talks about how they knew the Bond films were going to be a success, but it simply isn’t true.
– Sean Connery

To cultivate an English accent is already a departure away from what you are.
– Sean Connery

I left Scotland when I was 16 because I had no qualifications for anything but the Navy, having left school at 13.
– Sean Connery

There’s a lot of fantasy about what Scotland is, and the shortbread tins and that sort of thing.
– Sean Connery

Scotland should be nothing less than equal with all the other nations of the world.
– Sean Connery

I am not an Englishman, I was never an Englishman, and I don’t ever want to be one. I am a Scotsman! I was a Scotsman and I will always be one.
– Sean Connery

I’m an actor – it’s not brain surgery. If I do my job right, people won’t ask for their money back.
– Sean Connery

It’s a kind of madness in cosmopolitan cities now.
– Sean Connery

I have always hated that damn James Bond. I’d like to kill him.
– Sean Connery

I like women. I don’t understand them, but I like them.
– Sean Connery

Love may not make the world go round, but I must admit that it makes the ride worthwhile.
– Sean Connery

If America had been discovered as many times as I have, no one would remember Columbus.
– Sean Connery

Only 4 percent of all the companies owned in Scotland have their head offices in Scotland.
– Sean Connery

I don’t know anything about baseball.
– Sean Connery

There’s something fundamentally wrong with a system where there’s been 17 years of a Tory Government and the people of Scotland have voted Socialist for 17 years. That hardly seems democratic.
– Sean Connery

Laughter kills fear, and without fear there can be no faith. For without fear of the devil there is no need for God.
– Sean Connery

I don’t understand if you get caught in a fight, but take it out on a room, how that implies some psychiatric disorder.
– Sean Connery

The knighthood I received was a fantastic honour but it’s not something I’ve ever used and I don’t think I ever will.
– Sean Connery

There’s one major difference between James Bond and me. He is able to sort out problems!
– Sean Connery

There is nothing like a challenge to bring out the best in man.
– Sean Connery

I admit I’m being paid well, but it’s no more than I deserve. After all, I’ve been screwed more times than a hooker.
– Sean Connery

If anything could have pulled me out of retirement, it would have been an Indiana Jones film.
– Sean Connery

There are women who take it to the wire. That’s what they are looking for, the ultimate confrontation. They want a smack.
– Sean Connery

I’m fed up with the idiots… the ever-widening gap between people who know how to make movies and the people who green-light the movies.
– Sean Connery

When you hear someone from the very north of Scotland speaking, I think its nice, very musical and harmonious.
– Sean Connery

Some age, others mature.
– Sean Connery