Jeff Goldblum Quotes That Will Make You Love Him Even More


If you were born before the year 2000, chances are you recognize the handsome and iconic Jeff Goldblum. This actor is full of fascination—and Jeff Goldblum quotes show off the brilliant and eccentric personality of this Hollywood star.  

Goldblum, with his unmistakable face and quirky charm, found himself gracing the big screen in the 90s. He has appeared in some of the biggest hits that decade. Who could forget him in Jurassic Park, as the smart and sexy mathematician Ian Malcolm? Or, in Independence Day alongside the stellar Will Smith? 

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What stands out most about Goldblum is his odd persona, not to mention his retro-hip style. It’s no wonder he was cast in Wes Anderson films (yes – Goldblum starred in both The Grand Budapest Hotel and The Life Aquatic.) There was even a giant statue erected of him in London 2 years ago, featuring his famous shirtless pose from Jurassic Park.

Goldblum get’s even cooler and zainier than this. He is also a talented jazz musician. Prior to the pandemic, he would play shows consistently in NY, LA, or wherever he could. What a dream it would be to see this star play live.

No matter how familiar you are with Goldblum, you will definitely get a kick out of his quotes. They are the perfect blend of wit, humor, and downright truth.

Here are Jeff Goldblum Quotes on the Acting Life and Just Being Yourself!

  1. “I, uh, don’t think I’m, y’know, so different than your average, y’know, average.”
  2. “It’s a delight to trust somebody so completely.”
  3. “No pay, no Goldblum. That’s it.”Jurassic Park Gif - ID: 206616 - Gif Abyss
  4. “I’m always interested in craft and I was interested to see how people work. For me, it’s a little like lessons at school.”
  5. “Even if I don’t have a job, I work on plays and scenes.”
  6. “No matter how you travel, it’s still you going.”
  7. “I like the challenge. I like a good, meaty experience for me.”
  8. “If any movie people are watching this show, please, for me, have some respect. You wanna sell some tickets, act like you know what you’re talking about.”
  9. “I don’t go to these places where there are belly dancers and this and that.”
  10. “People work harder when conditions are worse.”
  11. “It’s an important fact of life, war.”Jeff Goldblum quotes
  12. “There is a fine line between passion and gas.”
  13. “Don’t knock rationalization.  Where would we be without it?  I don’t know anyone who’d get through the day without two or three juicy rationalizations.  They’re more important than sex.  Have you ever gone a week without a rationalization?”
  14. “To be able to always have a super sense of who I was and my own real identity and be petty and seem informed and always thinking in thoughts would be great.”
  15. “Amazing tradition. They throw a great party for you on the one day they know you can’t come.”
  16. “I like little collaborations where the other thing happens, where it’s half-baked or it’s improvised, and let’s develop it together. “What do you want to wear? Do you have an idea?” All that’s fun to do, and I like that, but it doesn’t take anything away.”
  17. “Going back to the noir fiction of the 30s, 40s, and 50s. It’s very contemporary.”
  18. “I love to be directed. They can trust me and go.”
  19. “Hawaii can be heaven and it can be hell.”Jeff Goldblum quotes
  20. “If you go: ‘Play now. Play hard. Play quick,’ your inner actor will go, ‘No, I’m no longer interested.’”
  21. “You want to be in a movie where your part works. That’s the main thing. No matter how you beat yourself working on the thing, if it doesn’t work, it doesn’t work.”
  22. “The marrying of an actor and his whimsical and theatrical vision is very enjoyable because he wants it to be filled with something honest, truthful, human, soulful, substantial.”
  23. “It’s mysterious what attracts you to a person.”
  24. “Well, Well, Well, it’s certainly a compelling provocative exciting delicious to think about the idea, smart people say the universe is so big there must be something statistically it could be likely there could be something happening on some other world.”
  25. “It’s not charming to go on a show and say, I dunno. It doesn’t fool anybody. There’s nothing glamorous about it at all.”
  26. “I now, more and more, appreciate when I’m in a group of good people and get to work in good movies and projects. I’m wildly grateful and appreciative.”

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These quotes highlight Goldblum’s clever and bizarre character. If you somehow have yet to see a single film with Goldblum, go watch one now. You won’t regret it – just don’t blame us for the mega crush you’ll have on Goldblum after! 

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