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The son has always felt like he was a footnote in one
by Danny DeVito

The son has always felt like he was a footnote in one
of the stories the father tells.
The father is an amazing storyteller and one of the
tales that he tells is how he met his wife.
- Danny DeVito

It's fun to be on the edge.
I think you do your best work when you take chances,
when you're not safe, when you're not in the middle of the road,
at least for me, anyway.
- Danny DeVito

This big part flies off on the floor.
The other part goes like this and lands in my foot!
Standing up!
It's standing in my foot!
Right in the side of my foot.
The flute glass.
I think I'm like in one of my own pictures.
- Danny DeVito

So we see Edward as a young man on the road and he
meets a giant and he brings the giant to a circus where
he meets a Miss Calloway.
He sees the woman of his dreams and I am the only one who knows who she is.
- Danny DeVito

 

In this movie, you have all the things you love from Tim.
All the magic and the whimsy and the surreal,
but he also has a fantastic story of a father and son
that really gets under your skin.
- Danny DeVito

There are two dilemmas that rattle the human skull:
How do you hang on to someone who won't stay? And how
do you get rid of someone who won't go?
- Danny DeVito

Of course I've got lawyers.
They are like nuclear weapons, I've got em 'cause everyone else has.
But as soon as you use them they screw everything up.
- Danny DeVito

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Well, you know, I feel like it's about a lot of things.
The reason that I made it was because I thought it
was really funny and unique and just a different genre.
- Danny DeVito

I didn't do it because of the underlying greed that's prevailing,
but it is about greed, doing the right thing at the
right time using your clout when you have it and what for and what reason.
- Danny DeVito

I don't know.
I think it's funny!
I think it's funny!
I go, what? It's so absurd.
I'm alone.
- Danny DeVito

I'm shooting in Brooklyn, we've got all kinds of crap going on,
and I'm all alone now in a big hotel suite that you
can't believe the size of it and a thing sticks in
my foot and I just think it's the funniest thing that's ever happened to me.
- Danny DeVito

It's just an ice bucket with a bottle in it.
The two flute glasses are little tray.
I got to shut the curtains.
I'm in my boxer shorts and shirt.
I'm going to take a bath and go to bed.
But I want to shut the blinds so it's really dark in the room.
- Danny DeVito

I lay on the ground, but then I can't reach -
I don't want to take my foot out of the tub -
but I've got to call somebody because I've got to get
a band-aid or something to stop the bleeding.
- Danny DeVito

I'm always studying and I've been doing it for a long time now.
- Danny DeVito

It's a first for me.
It's my first nude scene.
- Danny DeVito

What you do with it and things like that,
but I basically chose this after I read it because
I thought it was different and funny and unique and dark -
things that I like to do.
- Danny DeVito

We did 'Erin Brockovich,' we did 'Man on the Moon,'
we did 'Living Out Loud,' but now I'm going to keep going.
- Danny DeVito

So, you pick this stuff here and this stuff there and
then you see things in certain ways and you start visualizing
and thank God I get the chance to do this.
It's really the greatest thing in the whole wide world.
- Danny DeVito

What Tim does is, he calls me and sends me the script.
And then he sends me a drawing, an illustration of
his image of me as the character.
It's so great.
- Danny DeVito

I'll tell you one thing, it's a cruel,
cruel world.
- Danny DeVito

I developed that for a long time.
I also developed 'Sugar Sweet Science' at New Line and that didn't happen.
That was a boxing movie.
And between all that there were a couple of other things.
- Danny DeVito

Never cease loving a person, and never give up hope for him,
for even the prodigal son who had fallen most low,
could still be saved; the bitterest enemy
and also he who was your friend could again be your friend;
love that has grown cold can kindle
- Soren Kierkegaard

A son is a son till he takes him a wife,
a daughter is a daughter all of her life.
- Irish Traditional

When a father gives to his son, both laugh;
when a son gives to his father, both cry.
- William Shakespeare

A man cannot speak to his son, but as a father;
to his wife, but as a husband;
to his enemy, but upon terms:
whereas a friend may speak, as the case requires,
and not as it sorteth with the person.
- Francis Bacon

My son is now an 'entrepreneur.' That's what you're
called when you don't have a job.
- Ted Turner

I am truly my mother's son.
- David Geffen

The Godhead consists of the Father, the Son,
and the Holy Spirit.
The Father is a material being.
- Orson Pratt

Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.
- the movie National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)

Forgive, son; men are men; they needs must err.
- Euripides

I would want my legacy to be that I was a great son,
father and friend.
- Dante Hall

A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be,
A father is someone who carries pictures where his money used to be.
- Frank Howard Clark

It was on my fifth birthday that Papa put his hand on my shoulder and said,
'Remember, my son, if you ever need a helping hand,
you'll find one at the end of your arm.'
- Sam Levenson

I love the comic opportunities that come up in the
context of a father-son relationship.
- Harrison Ford

I wasn't very good about juggling family and my career.
I was interested in who was coming to the children's birthday party,
what my son was writing.
I was thinking about Legos.
- Jill Clayburgh

My son don't have to say it loud, I'm black and I'm proud.
He don't have to be called those crazy names.
- James Brown

In 1947 I married Rowena Palmer, and we have two daughters,
Alison and Claire, and a son, John.
- Martin Ryle

I had said to some pastor that I was having thoughts,
and the church turned on me.
They went to my mom and said, So sorry about your son.
- Jai Rodriguez

You know what they should call this war -
Son of Bush vs.
Son of a Bitch.
- Jay Leno

The first step, my son, which one makes in the world,
is the one on which depends the rest of our days.
- Voltaire

Well, my son really loves wildlife.
And everytime he draws a polar bear I want to tell
him there probably won't any by the time...
he's my age.
That's kinda hard to deal with.
- Thom Yorke

Jesus, Son of the Eternal God, have mercy on me.
- Michael Servetus

Of course, my family has been a big reason for me to come back,
especially my son who loves the game of hockey -
he was a big reason for me coming back.
- Mario Lemieux

I'm the son of an everyman.
My father is a teacher.
He teaches physics at a boys' school in Sydney.
- Alex O'Loughlin

I happen to have the benefit of having a son-in-law
who was the former Mr. France and a trainer.
I like being his benefactor and I like the way he works.
- Suzanne Somers

I have a son in Barcelona whom I am madly in love with.
- Anthony Quinn

If I did not have for him the warm affection a son
feels toward a less austere and preoccupied father,
I at least had an immense respect for him,
and a great admiration.
- Lincoln Ellsworth

Don't hold your parents up to contempt.
After all, you are their son, and it is just possible
that you may take after them.
- Evelyn Waugh

You must be afraid, my son.
That is how one becomes an honest citizen.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

The powerful men in my life have always believed in me:
my husband,
my son.
- Judy Collins

A man who says that no patriot should attack the war until it is over...
is saying no good son should warn his mother of a cliff until she has fallen.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Well yes, my son was bar mitzvahed last April,
after I made this film.
- Jami Gertz

My older son who is, I think, here tonight,
is forty-one years old.
Which is odd because so am I. - Robert B. Parker

The son of the victim, you know, has been virtually
forgotten until recently.
- Patty Hearst

We know our son.
We know he's not a pedophile like some of these newscasters are saying.
That is not true.
- Joseph Jackson

Your prodigal son has left again to exorcise some demons.
- John W. Hinckley, Jr.

The path I am trying so hard to follow is in fact the
one that God my Father and His Son Jesus Christ want me to pursue.
It has brought me deep happiness.
- Clayton Christensen

Of course that was my idol, Son House.
I think he did a lot for the Mississippi slide down there.
- Muddy Waters

I played with Eddie Taylor's son, Tim Taylor and Carey Bells son Lurie Bell.
- Jimmy Smith

If there's anything I'd hate as a son-in-law,
it's an actor; and if there's anything I think I'd
hate worse than an actor as a son-in-law,
it's an English actor.
- Joseph P. Kennedy

It takes one woman twenty years to make a man of her son -
and another woman twenty minutes to make a fool of him.
- Helen Rowland

That strong mother doesn't tell her cub,
Son, stay weak so the wolves can get you.
She says, Toughen up, this is reality we are living in.
- Lauryn Hill

It takes a woman twenty years to make a man of her son,
and another woman twenty minutes to make a fool of him.
- Helen Rowland

Everyone is a son or daughter of god.
- David Icke

I want to try and do as much as I can as an actor.
So far I think I've done pretty well with being a minister's son.
And now I know I'm pretty darn good at playing a woman too.
- Barry Watson

Just as a son, to be a son of man, must be of the same
nature and spirit of his father;
so with the sons of God,
and so it will be with all who are born of the spirit of God.
- Elias Hicks

Economists report that a college education adds many
thousands of dollars to a man's lifetime income -
which he then spends sending his son to college.
- Bill Vaughan

It's the best thing ever - I love being a mom.
This is my only child.
My career was a priority earlier in my life,
but now my son is definitely the priority.
- Stephanie Mills

I play chess badly and I've been beaten by my 10-year old son.
- John Turturro

On the king's gate the moss grew gray;
The king came not.
They call'd him dead; And made his eldest son,
one day, Slave in his father's stead.
- Helen Hunt Jackson

After I set out to refute Christianity intellectually and couldn't,
I came to the conclusion the Bible was true and Jesus Christ was God's Son.
- Josh McDowell


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