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Quotes by Mel Gibson on films, news, marriage, work, conflict, heart, acting, art, politics, truth, writing, change, religion, and personality.

28 Thought-Provoking Quotes By Mel Gibson

Famous As: Actor
Born On: January 3, 1956
Born In: Peekskill
Founder / Co Founder: Icon Productions
Mel Gibson is an eminent American filmmaker and actor. He is well-known for his action hero roles. He gained prominence for his performance in ‘Mad Max’ and ‘Lethal Weapon.’ He bagged in the ‘Australian Film Institute Best Actor Award’ for his performance in ‘Gallipoli.’ He also earned an ‘Academy Award for Best Director,’ ‘Golden Globe Award for the Best Director,’ and ‘Academy Award for The Best Picture,’ for ‘Braveheart,’ an epic historical fiction war film. He produced and directed ‘The Passion of the Christ,’ which was though financially successful yet highly controversial. Some of his other noteworthy works include ‘The Beaver,’ ‘Apocalypto,’ ‘Hacksaw Ridge,’ ‘The Patriot,’ ‘What Women Want,’ ‘Blood Father,’ and more. Take a look at the famous sayings by Mel Gibson which have been excerpted from his films, interviews and dialogues.

After about 20 years of marriage, I think I'm finally starting to scratch the surface of what women want. And I think the answer lies somewhere between conversation and chocolate.

Mel Gibson

Never believe anything you hear, and only believe half of what you see.

Mel Gibson

What do you think you're looking at, sugar tits?

Mel Gibson

Aye, fight and you may die. Run, and you'll live…at least a while. And dying in your beds, many years from now, would you be willing' to trade all the days, from this day to that, for one chance, just one chance, to come back here and tell our enemies that they may take our lives, but they'll never take…OUR FREEDOM?!

Mel Gibson

Every time you go out there to do something, you wonder if you can do it. There's no assured success. There's no secret recipe for success. Every time you go out there, you go out there with the possibility of great failure.

Mel Gibson

I am politically incorrect, that's true. Political correctness to me is just intellectual terrorism. I find that really scary, and I won't be intimidated into changing my mind. Everyone isn't going to love you all the time.

Mel Gibson

I could easily not act again. It's not a problem.

Mel Gibson

Hey, I'm for love, not war. How about we have a beer?

Mel Gibson

God is the only one who knows how many children we should have, and we should be ready to accept them. One can't decide for oneself who comes into this world and who doesn't. That decision doesn't belong to us.

Mel Gibson

Go away, dig a hole, do something else, come back and it magically rejuvenates your creative impulses and stuff.

Mel Gibson

Get power but don't admit to it. Do it by stealth. There's a whole trend of Rhodes scholars who will be politicians around the world.

Mel Gibson

Feminists don't like me, and I don't like them. I don't get their point. I don't know why feminists have it out for me, but that's their problem, not mine.

Mel Gibson

Feminists don't like me, and I don't like them.

Mel Gibson

F**king Jews...the Jews are responsible for all the wars in the world.

Mel Gibson

Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.

Mel Gibson

Creating life simply to destroy it is wrong.

Mel Gibson

Change is always proceeded by a little pain. Some people can change and they don't have to go through so many painful things. But I think that I'm of a personality that I'm a little stubborn, so it's always tough for me.

Mel Gibson

But although Australia was also involved in the Vietnam conflict, I can remember my dad telling us that if we were in Australia, we wouldn't be drafted until we were 20.

Mel Gibson

And, hey, I'm not under the illusion that everything's just going to be hunky-dory work-wise forever. I've never been under that illusion. Things could go away tomorrow.

Mel Gibson

An acid is like a woman: a good one will eat through your pants.

Mel Gibson

All men die. Only a few ever live.

Mel Gibson

After about 20 years of marriage, I'm finally starting to scratch the surface of what women want. And I think the answer lies somewhere between conversation and chocolate.

Mel Gibson

Acting is like lying. The art of lying well. I'm paid to tell elaborate lies.

Mel Gibson

Above all, film is a business... Independence is a really cool thing as you can be a bit more bold, and take a few more chances with what you do.

Mel Gibson

A woman should be home with the children, building that home and making sure there's a secure family atmosphere.

Mel Gibson

A good conspiracy is unprovable. I mean, if you can prove it, it means they screwed up somewhere along the line.

Mel Gibson

A guy said to me one time, something really profound, and it's so simple. It's that depression lies. It's a liar and you have to shut it down. There is nothing that alleviates it more than going out and doing something for someone else. It's almost like instant healing. Get away from yourself. People can't even get out of bed and it gets really severe. I've never been at that stage. Everyone goes through low and high and low and high and some people are blessed to be created on an even keel all the way through - but not me.

Mel Gibson

All experiences, what does not kill you makes you stronger and tougher I think. Life's experiences, whether they be pleasant, unpleasant, torturous or excruciatingly wonderful and blissful, season you somehow and you learn from them.

Mel Gibson