What can we say about The Transporter, Jason Statham. Well, when Statham broke on to the scene he sort of brought that martial arts/fighting film back. So to celebrate his talent we created the 10 Best Jason Statham Quotes of All Time.
Following in the footsteps of stars like Chuck Norris, Steven Seagal, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Sylvester Stallone and many more, Statham brought the badass fight scenes back to it’s golden era.
He has starred in plenty of films including The Expendables series alongside some of the aforementioned action stars who defined the genre. Statham is a well-respected martial artist who isn’t scared of taking on some of his own stunts. All of that plus he’s married to a Victoria’s Secret model.
If we had it our way, we may have casted him as the next James Bond as he is smooth with the fight moves and the ladies. So to celebrate his accomplishments and abilities we bring you the 10 Best Jason Statham Quotes of All Time.
10 Best Jason Statham Quotes of All Time
“Growing up where I did, you met a lot of colorful characters whose business was on the other side of the law, or more likely you didn’t know what they were up to, and you never would. So playing those kinds of characters now, I can draw on that. The rest of it, you can practice or learn from books. But mostly, I draw from my experiences. That’s all I have, you know.”
“Your body is like a piece of dynamite. You can tap it with a pencil all day, but you’ll never make it explode. You hit it once with a hammer: Bang! Get serious. Do 40 hard minutes, not an hour and half of nonsense. It’s so much more rewarding.”
“I’ve spent all those years learning how to do certain skills, and then that competitive spirit kicks in and you want to do the stunts. Basically, it’s the the male competitive ego at work.”
“Do 40 hard minutes, not an hour and a half of nonsense.”
“I think that’s as far as you have to think, everything happens as a coincidence. It either happens or it doesn’t. It’s hard to map out a strategic plan by saying, ‘If I do that, that’s going to get me to the next level.’ I think that’s the wrong way to go into movies as an actor. It doesn’t happen for me that way.”
“If you got a good imagination, a lot of confidence and you kind of know what you are saying, then you might be able to do it. I know a lot of colorful characters at home that would make great actors.”
“Some of my favorite movies are action movies. You want something good to say. That comes from good writing. But writing is not a skill I possess, unfortunately.”
“You ain’t ever gonna get an Academy Award for doing “Crank” and you certainly won’t for doing all the other movies I’ve done.”
“I’m used to being efficient and a guy that can do more than the average guy can.”