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Kevin Costner Quotes


"Kevin Costner. I love Kevin Costner. That's all I have to say. I love Kevin Costner." - Nathan Lane

"I've worked Keira Knightley quite a bit and Kevin Costner." - Chris Pine

"I'm probably one of the few people that liked 'Water World' with Kevin Costner." - Bert Blyleven

"My cinematic crush has been pretty much the same since I was 12: Kevin Costner." - Emma Watson

"I think the greatest star in American at the moment is Kevin Costner." - Jeremy Brett

"My first paid acting job was a movie called Fandango. It also starred Kevin Costner." - Judd Nelson

"[Kevin] Costner said, "You don't have to do that... this is a wide shot, so you can calm down."" - Judd Nelson

"I don't want the giant ego. I don't want to become Kevin Costner, singing on the soundtrack to The Postman." - Joss Whedon

"This January, Kevin Costner will be honored by the Palm Springs International Film Festival for his contribution to film. This gives Costner just two months to make a contribution to film." - Tina Fey

"If you're committed enough, you can make any story work. I once told a woman I was Kevin Costner, and it worked because I believed it." - Bob Odenkirk

"Kevin Costner has feathers in his hair and feathers in his head. The Indians should have called him 'Plays with Camera." - Pauline Kael

"All my buddies over the years, like Kevin Costner and the guys - I see 'em go here, I see 'em go there - but I just do my work." - Jeff Fahey

"Kevin Costner has feathers in his hair and feathers in his head. The Indians should have called him 'Plays with Camera.'" - Pauline Kael

"Kevin Costner told me that 'True' was his and his wife's song. I'm not sure if that's a good thing because they split up soon after." - Gary Kemp

"Dry land is not a myth. I've seen it. Kevin Costner. Waterworld. I don't know what the big fuss is about. I saw that movie nine times. It rules!" - Jim Carrey

"I imagined that being someday in pro ball I would have been Kevin Costner in Bull Durham. If I had never discovered acting, I literally would have been that guy." - Tyler Hoechlin

"They say I can open movies, and that's nice in that it puts it into people's minds that women can do it. It's not just Kevin Costner, not just Arnold Schwarzenegger. Not just guys." - Julia Roberts

"It's still a trip for me to see somebody that I've only seen on television or in a movie. When they are there in real life, it's very different. When we played Detroit, Kevin Costner played before us." - Rodney Atkins

"They say I can open movies, and that's nice in that it puts into people's minds that women can do it. It's not just Kevin Costner, not just Arnold Schwarzenegger. Not just the guys." - Julia Roberts

"I'm a huge Kevin Youkilis fan." - Denis Leary

"What I think is a really special movie is 'Black and White' with Kevin Costner and Octavia Spencer, which Mike Binder directed. I got to see a screening of it, and I think Kevin and Octavia and Anthony Mackie and Bill Burr all give such beautiful performances in that movie." - Gillian Jacobs

"Kevin Reeves...proving an ill wind blows nobody no good." - David Coleman

"All killer whales are named Kevin. You knew that, right?" - Christopher Moore

"OMG Kevin Nash WTF thought he was dead LOL" - CM Punk

"I've modeled my game after Kevin Garnett and Tim Duncan." - Chris Bosh

"This Republican Kevin McCarthy makes Hillary [Clinton] the victim." - Joe Biden

"Kevin Cornell and I have worked together a bunch." - Mac Barnett

"Kevin: Why are you taping me? Britney: Because you're sexy!" - Britney Spears

"I'm Kevin Nealon, and that's news to me." - Kevin Nealon

"It was great working with Kevin Smith - just a dream." - Guillermo Diaz

"I'd love to work with Sean Penn or Kevin Spacey." - Devon Bostick

"I listen to some Kevin Gates, Rick Ross, Fabolous." - Marshawn Lynch

"Kevin refilled my plastic cup with more box wine. I smiled thanks. Kevin smiled welcome. Jake kicked my ankle." - Josh Lanyon

"I can't remember any of the films I've done. You go from one to another, and they all blend in to a big mass. You remember the costumes because you remember how you felt - that Western I did with Kevin Costner where I wore the big hat and the two guns, I remember that." - Michael Gambon

"There is an established tradition of actors directing films that have a particular, personal meaning for them - Warren Beatty, Clint Eastwood, Kevin Costner, and most recently George Clooney to name a few. Remarkably, their films share an unusually high percentage of being very good." - Steven Van Zandt

"I grew up playing hockey and baseball, so I wish I had time to get back into it, but living in L.A. and North Carolina, you have to take advantage of the golf. You find yourself at charity golf events or going to the Emmys and meeting Kevin Costner. You don't get to do as much fishing or hockey as you used to, but there are certainly other payoffs." - Diego Klattenhoff

"For me, selfishly, The Postman didn't kill my career. It meant I didn't shoot straight and painfully into the limelight, but Rushmore came out of it. No one would have known where I was to cast me in Rushmore had I not been in The Postman. Because they shared a producer. Nor would I have been in The Sixth Sense. Nor would I be speaking to you now if Kevin Costner hadn't cast me in The Postman." - Olivia Williams

"One of my daughters told me the other day, "Kevin Hart is funnier than you, Daddy." I told her, "Does Kevin Hart make you pancakes?"" - Chris Rock

"We may run into Kevin," Lucy said gloomily. "She's hoping to run into Kevin," Zoe assured her. Justine smiled grimly. "Preferably with my car." - Lisa Kleypas

"We may run into Kevin," Lucy said gloomily. "She's hoping to run into Kevin," Zoe assured her. Justine smiled grimly. "Preferably with my car." - Lisa Kleypas

"You can't tell me the success of Kevin Bacon isn't somehow tied to his name. You're not going out to see a Kevin Hot-Dog movie." - Jim Gaffigan

"He walked out of the office to find Kevin Daley standing there. 'I like your style,' Kevin said. Thank you,' Alex said. 'I like it, too." - Susan Beth Pfeffer

"The myth of Kevin Mitnick is much more interesting than the reality of Kevin Mitnick. If they told the reality, no one would care." - Kevin Mitnick

"My favorite...continues to be Kevin Zraly's 'Windows on the World'..." - Frank J. Prial

"Kevin was a shell game in which all three cups were empty." - Lionel Shriver

"Why would you try to kill this guy, Kevin? He's a genius. Nuts to your truce." - John Green

"My name is Kevin, I'm from Queensland, and I'm here to help." - Kevin Rudd

"He's not fit to lace my boots as a player. (on Kevin Keegan)" - George Best

"Kevin Garnett did the classic hold me back but fall away at the same time." - Jemele Hill

"I think Kevin Garnett is going to be really good at some point." - Tim Duncan

"I thought I was going to be like Kevin Spacey in college." - Billy Eichner

"Kevin Smith is a very challenging conversationalist and Jay has many great stories." - Carrie Fisher

"As a young actor, I worked with Kevin McNally and have always thought him brilliant." - Richard Mccabe

"I was assistant in Edmonton with Wayne as captain, and Kevin Lowe was the other assistant." - Mark Messier

"People sometimes have to be reminded, I'm not Frank Underwood. I'm an actor named Kevin Spacey." - Kevin Spacey

"Whenever I was with Kevin Pollak, I had to leave the room." - Amanda Peet

"My goal is to make everyone and anyone a Kevin Hart fan." - Kevin Hart

"Working with men like Al Pacino, Tommy Lee Jones, Michael Douglas, Edward Norton, David Morse, and Kevin Costner, you have to step up and look them dead in the eye and, you know, scare them. I can see it when it happens, and they don't know it's coming. It's the best look on any man's face when he gets paired with a woman and he doesn't expect her to kick his ass. I'm not saying I've kicked any of their asses, but I feel like I have held my own and said, "I am a force to be reckoned with." It's about not being intimidated. I feel it makes me a stronger woman." - Evan Rachel Wood

"I had the best teacher in the business. Kevin Costner was my teacher. I was acting opposite him and he was directing me. The way he directed me, for which I am eternally grateful, is he would watch the scene back on the monitor, which is sort of considered unfashionable - you're not meant to watch yourself. But he was like, "Come around. Watch this. See there, you're doing a great reaction, but you're doing it out of frame." That was exactly what I needed. I learned how to act on film from him." - Olivia Williams

"It's 'Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon, except there's just one degree, and Kevin Bacon is Hitler. Can I play? Let's see. Mother Teresa had a mustache. Hitler had a mustache. Mother Teresa is Hitler!" - Lewis Black

"When I read about myself in the media, even I don't recognize me. The myth of Kevin Mitnick is much more interesting than the reality of Kevin Mitnick. If they told the reality, no one would care." - Kevin Mitnick

"I love scary movies, but I'd never really even seen The Vampire Diaries, up until I met [Kevin Williamson]." - Britt Robertson

"I consider myself a good improviser but Will and Kevin showed me I have a lot to learn." - Erick Chavarria

"There's enough people that do unfunny music. I'll leave the serious stuff to Paris Hilton and Kevin Federline." - Al Yankovic

"Why do you ask The Rock stupid questions? Why are you an ugly hermaphrodite? Nobody knows, Kevin Kelly." - Dwayne Johnson

"Just go out and drop a few hand grenades all over the place, son. (to Kevin Keegan)" - Bill Shankly

"My cat's fully capable of speaking, but he says he's afraid of me turning it into a Kevin James vehicle." - Andy Kindler

"Kevin James is going to do a couple of specials. One's called It's Getting Muggy In Here." - Andy Kindler

"Kevin Eastman is like a Buddha, like the coolest thing in the world, like a rock star." - Greg Cipes

"I made some nice associations. Ben Perowsky and Kevin Hays... Bill Mobley and Pete McGuinness. A lot of talented people." - Jon Gordon

"Government will not nominate the former Labor prime minister [Kevin Rudd] to be the UN's next secretary-general." - Malcolm Turnbull

"Justin Trudeau is going to elect Kevin O'Leary. All he has to do is keep doing what he is doing." - Kevin O'Leary

"I'm a Lakers fan. Kevin Garnett is my favorite player of all time because of his passion for the game." - Rahim Moore

"It's what we've always known for many years outside of Australia...You can't have a world leader called Kevin." - Bill Bailey

"Even the rats are drowning,' Alex said. Nah,' Kevin said. 'They've been taking swimming lessons at the Y." - Susan Beth Pfeffer

"The hardest guy I had to guard: Hakeem Olajuwon. No one can guard Hakeem. And then, Kevin McHale." - John Salley

"Kevin Keegan said if he had a blank sheet of paper, five names would be on it." - Alvin Martin

"I'm much more on the phone to Mr. Kevin Pietersen these days than anybody else I know." - Trevor Mcdonald

"People aren't paying to see the Kevin McHale show, they're paying to see the cast of 'Glee.'" - Kevin Mchale

"Kevin and Annette... I wanted them to do it together. They clearly wanted to work with each other." - Sam Mendes

"If Kevin James or Paul Giamatti drop weight, I'm done. I don't want to be the last pudge out there." - Patton Oswalt

"Over there, Kevin McHale, I feel like I'm talking to someone I know. It's just a total different atmosphere." - Latrell Sprewell

"I would love to work with someone like Kevin Spacey as he could pass on what I need to learn." - Rachel Stevens

"Kevin Garnett is the prototype for the NBA player of the future. He's already one of the greatest players to have played the game." - Bill Walton

"I didn't care about anything. And there's a freedom in apathy, a wild, dizzying liberation on which you can almost get drunk. You can do anything. Ask Kevin." - Lionel Shriver

"I am not being negative, I am simply being factual when I say Kevin Rudd is the best friend the people smugglers have ever had" - Tony Abbott

"A sportswriter once referred to him as our future president. With a name like Kevin, I don't know whether that's possible." - Barack Obama

"I know the game is crazy, its more crazy than its ever been, im married to that crazy b*tch call me kevin federline" - Lil Wayne

"I called Kevin Spacey one day about something else, but he didnt say to me calm down, like The New York Times said. Because I was not deranged." - Gabriel Byrne

"I wasn't scared (during his first at-bat). I just told them (Mo Vaughn & Kevin Mitchell') to give me all that hockey equipment (forearm pad & shin guard respectively)." - Roger Clemens

"The sort of lad I am looking for is a kid who will nutmeg Kevin Keegan in training, then step aside him in the corridor" - Bob Paisley

"That's my main thing: I want to be on the level those guys [Derrick Rose,Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant] are on." - John Wall

"I am reading "The Yellow Birds" by Kevin Powers and "Redeployment" by Phil Klay . Both Powers and Klay are Iraq War vets. Klay's stories are remarkable." - George Packer

"I don't have any room in my heart for that character [Kevin McCallister ]. I like the actor [Macaulay Culkin], but the character, no." - Taika Waititi

"House majority leader, Kevin McCarthy, slammed [Donald's] Trump`s wild claims about election fraud, saying, quote, "The election is over, let`s move on."" - Chuck Todd

"I wasn't trying to do a play or do what Kevin Spacey did. I was trying to do my own thing." - Kiefer Sutherland

"Abbreviated list, printed in Dreamer of the Day: Francis Parker Yockey and the Post-War Fascist International, by Kevin Coogan, p. 140." - Francis Parker Yockey

"I met Evan Rachel Wood, James Woods, Kevin Bacon at Sundance. Steve Buscemi is pretty laid-back. I met Judy Greer in Vegas, and she was cool." - Mark Zupan

"It never gets old. Working with somebody like Kevin Hart is rejuvenating in a lot of ways. He's such a pro. He's so good." - Ice Cube

"I joined the Twitterverse in the second season of 'Dollhouse.' Friends that I admire were already in that space, like Kevin Smith." - Eliza Dushku

"My greatest desire was to be in a sandbox with Kevin Kline or Kenneth Branagh - to be with the people I admired - and I have." - Robert Sean Leonard

"Anybody who knows me knows I would never read a comic book. And I certainly would never read anything written by Kevin Smith." - Tim Burton

"It sounds blase but there is a certain amount of luck. We'd all like to take a certain amount of credit for Kevin Doyle... But I can't really remember what it was I particularly liked about Kevin when I watched him in Ireland. I had five pints of Guinness in the afternoon and it was all a bit blurred." - Steve Coppell

"I view my stories as sexual or personal. Curiously, I don't. When I was writing those stories I thought of them as comedy pieces in the vein of performance monologue, such as you might get with Richard Pryor, or Lenny Bruce, or George Carlin. So I don't feel vulnerable because I know the line of demarcation between "Writer Kevin" and "Narrative Kevin."" - Kevin Keck

"Brian Moore: Quickly Kevin, you know him best, will he score? Kevin Keegan: Yes" - Kevin Keegan

"My show 'The Big House' was picked up; they flew me to New York. I'm about to step on stage to announce Kevin Hart's 'The Big House.' And a hand grabs my shoulder, 'Kevin no, they just decided to cancel it.' It's a serious smack-in-the-face business, and either you can take it, or you can't." - Kevin Hart

"On the one hand, you have these huge budget films that cost millions of dollars. They are effects driven, they don't have well known actors in them, and they are making money. Well, some of them are. One the other hand, you have Stallone and Statham, and guys like DeNiro and Pacino, and Costner, who are all trying to make movies about real people. They are interested in character driven projects." - Dolph Lundgren

"The nature of emergent technology is, as Kevin Kelly once said, right out of control. It's an element of human evolution that's completely out of control. It's sort of driving itself, and I don't see it ceasing to do that." - William Gibson

"I'd like to thank Sony for their gracious hospitality, and for not repeatedly punching me in the face. If I seem a little nervous, it's because Kevin Butler was introduced to me backstage as the VP of sharpening things." - Gabe Newell

"It's an opportunity of a lifetime to be teamed up with (Kevin) Harvick, with Tony (Stewart), Danica (Patrick). Us four in the same meetings, it could be hell or could be great. I'm just kidding about the hell part." - Kurt Busch

"...I can't see either of these papers being in the next IPCC report. Kevin [Trenberth] and I will keep them out somehow, even if we have to redefine what the peer-review literature is!" - Phil Jones

"If Slater were someone else, Kevin would merely be the poor victim of a horrible plot. Unless he was killed by Slater, in which case he would be the dead victim of a horrible plot" - Ted Dekker

"Kevin Kelly, let The Rock answer your question with a question of his own: Are you mentally, as well as physically prepared to tickle the anus of a monkey?" - Dwayne Johnson

"On stage you can group 200 people together and scare them or embarrass them or whatever. You can't do that on TV. You have to use the conventions, that's why Kevin (Turvey) works so well." - Rik Mayall

"I asked if I could read for the role of Kevin Costner's caddy in Tin Cup. It was a fun learning experience, even though Cheech Marin got the part." - Garth Brooks

"I don't consider myself a songwriter, I've tried, I've written a few with friends but that's an art form I'm gonna leave to guys like Jimmy Ritchey and Kevin Fowler." - Mark Chesnutt

"I thought we came out with too much respect at the beginning of the game and were on our heels instead of coming out attacking the way we did the last few games without Ricky and Kevin." - Dwane Casey

"When I'm going against guys like Kevin Durant - one of the best leading scorers in the league - it pushes you to want to get better, seeing how hard he works." - John Wall

"With Kevin [Drew], as I said, in his own way just told me "You gotta find that person that talks to you in your songs." I think we succeeded. I feel relief, to be quite honest with you." - Andy Kim

"Yesterday was the first time I saw Kevin Durant in a Warrior T-shirt. I like did a double-take; it was the weirdest thing ever, because it's still kind of fresh." - Stephen Curry

"Kevin Kline gives a master class in acting. He finds every nuance of mirth and melancholy in this wonder of a role and rides it to glory. You can't take your eyes off him." - Peter Travers

"Kevin Feige said to me: "I don't think we've ever put an actor through quite as much as this, physically and mentally." I'll wear that as a badge of honour. It was endless." - Benedict Cumberbatch

"The Hollywood executives are, like, 'We're not racist, we just have to pretend to be racists because we're capitalists. We want to sell our movies in China (and) they don't like Kevin Hart." - Bill Maher

"Paternalistic is a very good word. They think they have to look out for these guys? Don't worry about it. Why? Because of history. Kevin Garnett, Tracy McGrady, LeBron James, Kobe Bryant. They did okay." - Sonny Vaccaro

"Kevin: If you had the choice to go out or go watch a movie what would you wanna do? Britney: I would go watch that movie and just drink at home." - Britney Spears

"Tomorrow President Obama will host NASCAR racing champion Kevin Harvick at the White House. They both said they look forward to spending an hour or two not having the slightest interest in what the other is saying." - Jimmy Fallon

"Kevin Smith is so great in 'Kingdom Come,' isn't he? He's kind of this very earthy poet. He just has this immediate gregariousness, like, you kind of just want to be his pal." - Daniel Gillies

"As a husband, father and public servant, I'm thankful for the counsel and wisdom of my older brothers - Bill, who was a priest, and Kevin, who is a priest." - Denis Mcdonough

"All of a sudden Kevin told me that the movie got bought and was gonna be shown in a movie theatre. I was shocked. I was psyched. It was just weird." - Jason Mewes

"I love the simplicity of Kevin Spacey's work. He really does a subtle interpretation of every character, and that's kind of my style of acting when it comes to dramatic roles." - Devon Bostick

"I'm proud to be on the CBC and to see the management here represents both sides of every story. This is what's unique about the new CBC: you get a Kevin O'Leary on it when five years ago you wouldn't." - Kevin O'Leary

"A casting director who'd cast me in 'Assassins' sent a video to Kevin Reynolds, the director, and Mel Gibson, whose company is producing '187.' Then I went in and auditioned, and a few hours later, they called me." - Kelly Rowan

"The only thing that frightens me a little is when I'm called Kevin rather than Fred, but that's how people have known me for so many years. So, I can't really blame them." - Fred Savage

"Hollywood, that whole industry, is a lot like a really small town. You bump into the same people all the time. I think Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon can be played with anyone and everyone in Hollywood." - Gabourey Sidibe

"I really love 'Soapdish.' I wish 'Soapdish' had more of a moment because I felt that that is a really strong, funny movie. Kevin Kline is hilarious in that movie." - Elisabeth Shue

"I'm proud to be on the CBC and to see the management here represents both sides of every story. This is what's unique about the new CBC: you get a Kevin O'Leary on it when five years ago you wouldn't." - Kevin Oleary

"When Kevin Brockmeier says, "Everything, given the possibility, would choose to be a song," I recognize the implicit truth of such a miracle. What can I say, I'm Irish, and we take naturally to that sort of thing." - Jack Driscoll

"Kevin Freeman has been warning America's leadership of the dangers of financial terrorism for the last three years. It is happening now and Kevin provides the evidence in his book Secret Weapon. Every American needs to understand how our financial markets have been manipulated by people who want to destroy the nation and how they can do even greater damage in the future. This book is a critical read for everyone." - William G Boykin

"Kevin Freeman has been warning America's leadership of the dangers of financial terrorism for the last three years. It is happening now and Kevin provides the evidence in his book Secret Weapon. Every American needs to understand how our financial markets have been manipulated by people who want to destroy the nation and how they can do even greater damage in the future. This book is a critical read for everyone." - William G Boykin

"Imagine you're a forty-year-old, Richard," Hamilton said to me around this time, while working as a salesman at a Radio Shack in Lynn Valley,"and suddenly somebody comes up to you saying, 'Hi, I'd like you to meet Kevin. Kevin is eighteen and will be making all of your career decisions for you.' I'd be flipped out. Wouldn't you? But that's what life is all about - some eighteen-year-old kid making your big decisions for you that stick for a lifetime." He shuddered." - Douglas Coupland

"Kevin Bacon and I recently worked on a move together, R.I.P.D. Just before we'd begin a scene, when all of us would feel the normal anxiety that actors feel be- fore they start to perform, Kevin would look at me and the other actors with a very serious expression on his face and say: "Remember, everything depends on this!" It would make us all laugh. On the one hand, it's not true of course, but on the other, everything does depend on this, on just this moment and our attitude toward this moment." - Jeff Bridges

"You know when I played, you had me and Kevin (McHale) and some others throughout the league. I think it's good for a fan base because as we all know the majority of the fans are white America. And if you just had a couple of white guys in there, you might get them a little excited." - Larry Bird

"I remember my first standup act when I was seventeen; I did a really lame song about being flat chested. I was doing it in New York, and I remember Kevin Brennan, the guy I lost my virginity to, was like "That song doesn't make sense, you have tits."" - Sarah Silverman

"I always had a knack for putting the peanut butter on the bread. My brother Kevin knew how to spread the jelly around real good. When we found out Joe could cut off the crusts, well, that's when we knew we had something special." - Nick Jonas

"I have a feeling Virtual Reality will further expose the conceit that 'reality' is a fact. It will provide another reminder of the seamless continuity between the world outside and the world within, delivering another major hit to the old fraud of objectivity. 'Real,' as Kevin Kelly put it, 'is going to be one of the most relative words we'll have.'" - John Perry Barlow

"The news media reported the $250 million as an unthinkably huge waste of money and proclaimed that something was wrong with NASA. The result was an investigation and a congressional hearing. Not to defend failure, but $250 million is not much more than the cost to produce Kevin Costner's film flop Waterworld." - Neil Degrasse Tyson

"Before modern feminism, stories of female ambition were silenced or erased; even now, they are told with apology ("Yes, it's a great honor to be a Nobel Prize laureate, but really, what I love best is staying home and being a mother to Kevin and Annie")." - Harriet Lerner

"I wonder what the most intelligent thing ever said was that started with the word 'dude.' 'Dude, these are isotopes.' 'Dude, we removed your kidney. You're gonna be fine.' 'Dude, I am so stoked to win this Nobel Prize. I just wanna thank Kevin, and Turtle, and all my homies." - Demetri Martin

"My cat, Kevin, has adorable habits - he waits for me while I'm showering because he loves to have his face washed when I'm done. And he also knows I keep treats for him beside the bed; he loves his treat at night before he goes to sleep - you know, like all men!" - Emily Procter

"Yo! Cam!" Beer Guy jumped off the porch and jogged down the sidewalk, passing me a quick look. "What you up to, man?" Saved by the frat boy. Cam's gaze didn't veer from me, but his grin started to slip. "Nothing, Kevin, just trying to have a conversation." - J. Lynn



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