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.

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