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A collection of quotes and thoughts and one-liners by Bruce Willis on movies, moonlighting, pulp-friction, happiness, love, justice, art, weird, proud, famous, and die-hard.

43 Great Quotes By Bruce Willis That Will Keep You Going

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Idar-Oberstein, Germany

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Planet Hollywood

Bruce Willis is a celebrated American actor and producer. He started his career on the Off-Broadway stage. He appeared on television in 1980s. He is renowned for his performance as David Addison in ‘Moonlighting,’ a television series. In the ‘Die Hard’ film series he portrayed the role of John McClane which was also well-received by the audiences. Some of his renowned works include, ‘The Fifth Element,’ ‘Pulp Fiction,’ ‘Look Who’s Talking,’ ‘Sin City,’ ‘Unbreakable,’ ’12 Monkeys,’ ‘Death Becomes Her,’ and ‘The Sixth Sense’ amongst various others. He has ventured in a number of small businesses that include, ‘The Liberty Theatre’ and ‘The Mint Bar.’ Following is a collection of famous words, some sassy one-liners, views, catchphrases, thoughts and experiences as shared by the eminent star which are quoted as sayings and quotes. Zoom through the meaningful collection of thoughts and quotes by Bruce Willis.

Live Free or Die Hard

- Armageddon, Bruce Willis

You can't undo the past... but you can certainly not repeat it.

- Bruce Willis

I think the rules are going to have to change for me to ever run for public office. My checkered past will always keep me out of politics.

- Bruce Willis

I had never really dated. I've always been a relationship kind of person.

- Bruce Willis

Like it or not, I am part of the pop culture of films in Hollywood.

- Bruce Willis

Justin Timberlake is terrific in this film. I told him it's time to stop singing.

- Bruce Willis

I like a little movie I did in the early nineties called 'Mortal Thoughts.' The part was hardly written, but I learned a lot making it. No one remembers it.

- Bruce Willis

I've given up on trying to explain myself, or trying to set the record straight, or trying to get people to understand what I'm really like as a man, outside of my acting, outside of my job.

- Bruce Willis

I just try to go to work, and concentrate on coming home to my girls.

- Bruce Willis

I've always had confidence. Before I was famous, that confidence got me into trouble. After I got famous, it just got me into more trouble.

- Bruce Willis

I wake up laughing. Yes, I wake up in the morning and there I am just laughing my head off.

- Bruce Willis

But the action film genre is gonna have to come up with some new bad guys.

- Bruce Willis

Every day, I work at not taking this fame thing seriously. Fortunately, I have a great group of friends who help me do this.

- Bruce Willis

I hate government. I'm apolitical. Write that down. I'm not a Republican.

- Bruce Willis

I hate working out. Because I work out for films now solely I come to associate it with work.

- Bruce Willis

I mean, look, I wear makeup in films. I don't wear makeup in real life. It's just part of the gig, that's all.

- Bruce Willis

Violence - look, we live in a violent world, man. This country was founded on violence. Who's kidding who?

- Bruce Willis

They look right. And you move left.

- Bruce Willis

Who I am as a father is far more important to me than the public perception.

- Bruce Willis

I like having the dough to come and go as I please.

- Bruce Willis

On the one hand, we'll never experience childbirth. On the other hand, we can open all our own jars.

- Bruce Willis

I'm really just a regular guy who has had an incredibly blessed life.

- Bruce Willis

I would say, 'I'm alone, but I'm not lonely.' But I was just kidding myself.

- Bruce Willis

I believe in justice, and I believe in people being held responsible for their actions.

- Bruce Willis

I'm happy every day.

- Bruce Willis

Too many children in foster care are falling through cracks. Be a hero, take the time learn about adoption today.

- Bruce Willis

If you catch him, just give me four seconds with Saddam Hussein.

- Bruce Willis

Fifty is the new forty. I always thought my best work would come in the years forty to sixty, if I was fortunate enough to hang around - and it is hard to stick around.

- Bruce Willis

Everybody, no matter how old you are, is around 24, 25 in their heart.

- Bruce Willis

After I did the first Die Hard I said I'd never do another, same after I did the second one and the third. The whole genre was running itself into the ground.

- Bruce Willis

I'm staggered by the question of what it's like to be a multimilionaire. I always have to remind myself that I am.

- Bruce Willis

I'm much more proud of being a father than being an actor.

- Bruce Willis

Art imitates life and, sometimes, life imitates art. It's a weird combination of elements.

- Bruce Willis

I just have more fun when I get to try new things - and the action film genre has kind of painted itself into a corner, copied itself so many times and it has basically run out of bad buys.

- Bruce Willis

When you think about where are you going to find that big love of your life, you seldom think it's someone you already know. You think it's someone you're yet to meet.

- Bruce Willis

My wife heard me say I love you a thousand times, but she never once heard me say sorry.

- Bruce Willis

Hair loss is God's way of telling me I'm human.

- Bruce Willis

I think that there are a lot of law enforcement officers out there who work according to their own set of what is right and what is wrong. And that doesn't always include respect for administration cops, you know, people that are higher up the food chain.

- Bruce Willis

If you take guns away from legal gun owners, then the only people who would have guns would be the bad guys. Even a pacifist would get violent if someone were trying to kill him or her. You would fight for your life, whatever your beliefs.

- Bruce Willis

I have zero interest in performing in films to try to convey any kind of message. My job is to be entertaining. There's a very different point of view about messages in films in Europe than there is in the States. Audiences rebel because they feel that they are being preached to.

- Bruce Willis

I'm always being accused of being a Hollywood Republican, but I'm not! I have just as many Democratic ideas as Republican ones. If they could build three fewer bombs every month and give the money to foster care, that would be great.

- Bruce Willis

There was a lot of dancing in '76, '78, in the '80s. A lot of dancing. The burn years. A lot of dancing. And for a while, working fit in with all that. 'Moonlighting' - that wasn't acting. It was people telling me 'Let's create a character who is you, so you can play him the way you are. The guy you are at night.' It was fun.

- Bruce Willis

I got to work with Dustin Hoffman on a film called 'Billy Bathgate.' I got to work with Meryl Streep and Goldie Hawn and Bob Zemeckis on 'Death Becomes Her.' There are still a few actors out there that I would like to work with.

- Bruce Willis