Anthony Quinn

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Author Information

Name
Anthony
Last name
Quinn
Pseudonym
Anthony Quinn
Born
April 21, 1915in Chihuahua
Died
June 3, 2001in Boston
Gender
male
Nationality
North American
Profession
actor
Zodiac sign
Taurus

Anthony Quinn Movies

  • Avenging Angelo
  • Gotti: The Rise and…
  • A Walk in the Clouds
  • Last Action Hero
  • Only the Lonely
  • Jungle Fever
  • Mobsters
  • Revenge
  • Lion of the Desert
  • The Greek Tycoon
  • Zorba the Greek
  • Back to Bataan
  • The Ox-Bow Incident
  • Guadalcanal Diary
  • Road to Morocco
  • They Died With Their…
  • Blood and Sand
  • Road to Singapore
  • The Ghost Breakers

Anthony Quinn movie quotes, phrases and lines

In: Hollywood and The Other Hollywood

“In Europe an actor is an artist. In Hollywood, if he isn’t working, he’s a bum.”
Anthony Quinn

From the movie: Lion of the Desert

“We will never surrender. We win or we die. And don’t think it stops there. You will have the next generation to fight; and after the next, the next. As for me, I will live longer than my hangman.”

Anthony Quinn – Omar Mukhtar

In: Acting Coaching

“On the stage, you have to find truth, even if you have to lose the audience.”
Anthony Quinn

From the movie: Zorba the Greek

“Am I not a man? And is a man not stupid? I’m a man, so I married. Wife, children, house, everything. The full catastrophe.”
Anthony Quinn – Alexis Zorba

From the movie: Zorba the Greek

“God has a very big heart but there is one sin he will not forgive: if a woman calls a man to her bed and he will not go. I know because a very wise old Turk told me.”
Anthony Quinn – Alexis Zorba

From the movie: Zorba the Greek

“You think too much. That is your trouble. Clever people and grocers, they weigh everything.”
Anthony Quinn – Alexis Zorba

In: Actors’ Love Affairs

“Maureen and I were not meant to be married. Something always came up to keep us apart, a picture, or another affair, or some problem in the timing. Every once in a while, we landed on the same picture – Against All Flags, The Magnificent Matador – and resumed our affair.”

Anthony Quinn

In: Insults

“An empty-headed blonde with a fat rear. Oh, Marilyn was pretty enough to look at, but there were hundreds of better-looking actresses poking around Hollywood.”
Anthony QuinnOn Marilyn Monroe

In: Actors’ Love Affairs

“I was the only actor who never tried to have sex with Linda Darnell, and the only one to have resisted her advances.”

Anthony Quinn

In: The Art of Acting and Filmmaking

“I mean, a Mexican boy couldn’t be anything else but an Indian.”
Anthony Quinn

“I studied all about Gauguin. He was a banker. He was a banker who – he used to paint on Sundays. And one day he hated himself for painting on Sundays.”
Anthony Quinn

In: Spare Time in Hollywood

“I liked sculpting better than painting. You have more freedom in sculpting.”
Anthony Quinn

In: Motivational Quotes

“Will no man ever do something without a why, just like that, for the hell of it?”
Anthony Quinn

In: Acting Coaching

“A big talent steals, a small talent borrows.”
Anthony Quinn

“On the stage, you have to find truth, even if you have to lose the audience.”
Anthony Quinn

From the movie: Zorba the Greek

“- Basil: An overhead cable? You’re mad.
– Alexis Zorba: Why?
– Basil: That forest doesn’t belong to us.
– Alexis Zorba: Well, it doesn’t, and then it does.
– Basil: What does that mean?
– Alexis Zorba: It belong to the monastery. The monastery belongs to God, and God belongs to everybody. Do you agree?”
Alan Bates – Basil
Anthony Quinn – Alexis Zorba

From the movie: Zorba the Greek

“On a deaf man’s door, you can knock forever.”
Anthony Quinn – Alexis Zorba

From the movie: Zorba the Greek

“All right, we go outside where God can see us better.”
Anthony Quinn – Alexis Zorba

From the movie: Lion of the Desert

“- Gen. Rodolfo Graziani: I want to ask you one question. Why did you keep going for so long? I mean, surely you didn’t hope to drive us out of Libya with so little, did you?
– Omar Mukhtar: We fought you. That was enough.
– Gen. Rodolfo Graziani: And you cared nothing for the ruination of your country?
– Omar Mukhtar: You are the ruination of my…”
Oliver Reed – Gen. Rodolfo Graziani
Anthony Quinn – Omar Mukhtar

From the movie: Only the Lonely

“- Nick Acropolis: Rose! Rose, I am trying again. Will you please accept these flowers?
– Rose Muldoon: I don’t want them. And I don’t date Greeks.
– Nick Acropolis: You know, you and I could make each other so happy. Greek men are great lovers.
– Rose Muldoon: And Greek men never bathe.”
Anthony Quinn – Nick Acropolis
Maureen O’Hara – Rose Muldoon

From the movie: A Walk in the Clouds

“Clothes are like family. You have to live in them for awhile before you have the perfect fit.”
Anthony Quinn – Don Pedro Aragon

From the movie: The Greek Tycoon

“God, what a woman! Let’s go and make love.”

Anthony Quinn – Theo Tomasis

From the movie: Revenge

“Only whoressmoke in public.”
Anthony Quinn – Tibey

From the movie: Lion of the Desert

– Omar Mukhtar: We do not kill prisoners!
– Arab Warrior: They do it to us!
– Omar Mukhtar: “They” are not our teachers!

Anthony Quinn – Omar Mukhtar

From the movie: Jungle Fever

“- Lou Carbone: You hate your own father!
– Paulie Carbone: I’d like to kill you, but I don’t hate you.”
Anthony Quinn – Lou Carbone
John Turturro – Paulie Carbone

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