We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Peter Fonda Quotes. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
Every director is so different from every other one.
It’s wonderful to me that bees have this simple, age-old thing going on.
I wasn’t really aware that my father was working for quite a while. I thought it was my mother who had all the money!
Henry Fonda’s son: That’s how everybody identified me until Easy Rider came along. Good old Captain America.
My abilities grow with each job, whether it’s writing or directing. When I stop learing, I’ll stop working.
People ask me from time to time what it was like growing up with Henry Fonda as my father. I say, Ever see Fort Apache? He was like Colonel Thursday.
I’ve always internalized things.
It took us a long time to find out that we had been lied to by our parents’ generation. The moralities that were followed during our parents’ generation were basically arbitrary. This caused a rift between the two generations, which was brought on by the beatniks.
Remember, Alan Greenspan was a member of Ayn Rand’s collective. To understand this is to understand why we are doomed with the Federal Reserve.
You don’t become the character.
I know I’m responsible for not having got the kind of roles that I’d have liked to. ‘
I don’t trust anybody who didn’t inhale.
The word courage – God, I love that word. Words are so important to me.
Brando’s a family friend. His mother gave my father a shot to be in a play at the Omaha Community Playhouse. That was the first production he was in.
I knew Henry Fonda was my father, but I didn’t know who I was. They all thought of me as Henry Fonda’s son. Unfortunately for them, they never got to know me.
I want to die in the saddle. I love writing, producing, acting, directing.
I have always maintained that society has no business dictating morality.
I always seemed to disappoint them. They expected me to be different than Henry or exactly like Henry. I was neither.
Getting out from under the shadow of Henry Fonda was difficult.