Quotes by Russell Crowe

God bless America. God save the Queen. God defend New Zealand and thank Christ for Australia.
– Russell Crowe
I don't make demands. I don't tell you how it should be. I'll give you options, and it's up to you to select or throw 'em away. That should be the headline: If you're insecure, don't call.
– Russell Crowe
I really feel sorry for people who are, who divide their whole life up into 'things that I like' and 'things that I must do.' You're only here for a short time, mate. Learn to like it.
– Russell Crowe
I'd move to Los Angeles if New Zealand and Australia were swallowed up by a tidal wave, if there was a bubonic plague in England and if the continent of Africa disappeared from some Martian attack.
– Russell Crowe
I'm an intense bastard when I'm doing my job. I don't suffer fools and I don't wanna f**k around. I want you to be ready and prepared. Let's go, man. If you come to that set and you don't know your lines, what the f**k have you been doing? You don't deserve the job.
– Russell Crowe
I'm not one of those fellows that is just going to have a psuedo-middling relationship.
– Russell Crowe
If I don't get the goose-bump factor when I'm reading it than I can't do it.
– Russell Crowe
Living in LA would be like unrolling my swag in the office. I just don't think it would be healthy, mate.
– Russell Crowe
Meg Ryan is a beautiful and courageous woman. I grieve the loss of her companionship but I've not lost the friendship. We talk all the time and that was what our connection was about. She has a wonderful mind and we just like a chat.
– Russell Crowe
People accuse me of being arrogant all the time. I'm not arrogant, I'm focused.
– Russell Crowe
Reality is, I'm an actor and an entertainer, and I really wouldn't know what to do with another profession.
– Russell Crowe
Some of the things you read you get an immediate reaction to so I've stopped reading things now. I do worry about my family though. Some people do try some nasty things to get at them and try and get a reaction from them.
– Russell Crowe
. The important thing to me is that I'm not driven by people's praise and I'm not slowed down by people's criticism. I'm just trying to work at the highest level I can.
– Russell Crowe
The people who don't have a good relationship with me from a good performance point of view are very few and far between.
– Russell Crowe
There's nothing like sitting back and talking to your cows.
– Russell Crowe
When I was a little kid, I used to really embarrass my parents.
– Russell Crowe
While I was trying to save money to go to the National Institute of Dramatic Art in Australia I ended up getting all of this experience which meant that by the time I had enough money in the bank to go to school I didn't really need to go to school anymore.
– Russell Crowe
My days, if they start in the morning with a cuddle from my son, are just so much more glorious than they were prior to that.
– Russell Crowe
My children have never watched any of my films. Charlie knows that daddy makes movies, but he says they are not good enough for him to watch.
– Russell Crowe
I'm sick to death of famous people standing up and using their celebrity to promote a cause. If I see a particular need, I do try to help. But there's a lot that can be achieved by putting a check in the right place and shutting up about it.
– Russell Crowe