We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Pierce Quotes from Stephanie Zimbalist, Christopher Lee, Adrienne Mayor, Olivia Williams, Skip Bayless. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
Pierce Brosnan is a very sweet man. Oh, we had our issues, but a lot of it was hormones.
I don’t think anyone has ever succeeded in putting Ian Fleming’s James Bond up on the screen. The closest in my opinion is Pierce Brosnan.
In the seventeenth century, a French missionary in Canada reported a ‘strange legend’ circulating among the Hurons. They told of a monster with a ‘horn’ that could pierce anything, even rock.
I’ve been lucky enough to kiss three James Bonds on screen: Pierce Brosnan, George Lazenby and Daniel Craig.
Punters must catch bullet snaps that sometimes bounce or test their verticals. Then they must aim away from dangerous returners or pierce the wind with low spirals or drop punts into ‘coffin corners’ or stick them nose-first like majestic 2-irons near the goal line.
If the only thing that was interesting about Jefferson Pierce is that he is African-American, I don’t think we’d have much of a show.
To me, Jefferson Pierce represented every side of me. I knew that I would be able to flesh him out.
Working with Pierce Brosnan and Minnie Driver was just a dream. A bit of a pinch-yourself moment.
The future is hidden by a dark impenetrable veil, and yet we struggle to pierce through it.
I’m always interested in what classic crime writers got into when they stepped away from the genre stuff they were known for. That’s why ‘Mildred Pierce’ is like noir without any real crime.
I think in Boston we had three great players in Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Ray Allen.
Joe Lieberman is my least favorite politician of all time, excluding President Franklin Pierce (he just annoys me – not sure why).
Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility.
What I saw in Black Lightning, Jefferson Pierce, even the villains, are aspects of myself.
For me it’s just amazing that I grew up watching Tim Duncan and KG and Kobe and Paul Pierce, Allen Iverson and all those guys and now it’s like, ‘Man, I can’t believe they actually got old.’ It’s like they actually walked away. It’s crazy to think about, but the game has to keep moving.
I feel very honored to be playing with Bill Pierce. He’s such a great musician.
I’ve been a fan of Wendell Pierce for a very long time. He was in one of my early movies and he brings such a level of heart and humanity to his roles.
Hanging out with Pierce Brosnan on the set of ‘A Long Way Down’ was quite an extraordinary thing to do. The interesting thing is, he never behaves like a star. He’s a really nice man.
Films like ‘The Godfather,’ ‘Chinatown’ and ‘The Exorcist’ brought a realism and currency and understatement to their genres that we wanted for ‘Mildred Pierce.’
Nothing can so pierce the soul as the uttermost sigh of the body.
The man you married is yours to have and to hold for the rest of ever, even if he starts chewing tobacco or decides to pierce his hairy nipple and buy a Corvette, because you very plainly said – or at least implied – you were in it for better or for worse.
When you’re playing a superhero, you’re almost playing two different people. I separate when I’m playing Jefferson Pierce and the days when I’m playing Black Lightning.
Years and years ago, when everyone knew that Pierce was going to be doing the job, they started selecting new people. I had this bizarre thing when I hadn’t done many movies, and of going on for an interview.
The first things I did when I got out of school in ’65 was to buy a pair of Levis and pierce my ears.
Mildred Pierce was capable of great acts of love as a mother.
He that respects himself is safe from others. He wears a coat of mail that none can pierce.
I love the ‘Mildred Pierce’ miniseries.
I don’t understand why James Bond has to be a man all the time. When Pierce Brosnan retires, why not one of us?
We’re not going to pierce everything that we have and paint our faces trying to get a different market. We’ll grow with our audience. We’re just going to keep doing what we do.
In New York, I run into Packers fans who have never lived in Wisconsin, Canadiens fans who have never lived in La Belle Province, Celtics fans who admire Russell and Bird and Pierce but have no trace of a Boston accent.
The real difference between literature and pulp is the kind of emotional responses they elicit. Dan Brown can’t pierce your heart. Patricia Cornwell can’t make you read a sentence twice and then look sightlessly out of the window.
I use language to pierce the brain. If I spoke like everybody else spoke, it would just dull everything.
Scorpions like holes. We had to put our arms in the holes to dig out the smelting residues. We always performed critter checks before an excavation, but one morning, I put an arm in and felt a sharp pierce. When I brought my hand out, it was red and already swelling.
People like Aphex Twin, Jason Pierce, Jarvis Cocker and William Orbit are actively showing their interest in a wider field of music. Jarvis and I met on a benefit for an extraordinary man called LaMonte Young, the father of minimalism, who worked with John Cale and shared a loft with Yoko Ono.
The thing is, I am a loving person. I am super sappy when it comes to romance. But I’m not the Antonio Banderas, swashbuckling, Pierce Brosnan, smooth-talking type.
I want to make movies that pierce people’s hearts and touch them in some way, even if it’s just for the night while they’re in the cinema; in that moment, I want to bring actual tears to their eyes and goosebumps to their skin.
So you might say, ‘Why do you end up making theatre in a world in which there is already too much of that? Creating layer upon layer of artifice?’ Perhaps the function is to pierce through that cloud and show reality – so the function of art is to make things – to show: ‘Hang on, this is real.’
From playing with the guys that I played with, Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce, I learned a lot about the game. I learned how to finish games.
I watched a lot of Scottie Pippen, Magic Johnson, Kevin Durant, and a lot of Paul Pierce. I used to watch Tracy McGrady as well along with Kevin Garnett.
Jefferson Pierce is the epitome of what black men are: He loves his wife, his children, and the community.