The Best William Shatner quotes

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William Shatner is a Canadian actor, producer, author and director. Best known for his role as Captain James T. Kirk on the television series Star Trek, he has also written a number of books about space exploration. In addition to his work in Hollywood, Shatner has been involved in numerous philanthropic endeavors, including campaigns against drunk driving and support for Habitat for Humanity. Despite being in his eighties, Shatner shows no signs of slowing down; he continues to act and produce new projects. This post looks at the life and career of William Shatner, with a focus on his successes as an entrepreneur.

We are glad to present you the most interesting Making, Deal, Films, Love, Time, Life quotes from William Shatner, and much more.


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About William Shatner

birth of the author

March 22, 1931

education of the author

Mcgill University

occupation of the author

Actor, Author, Producer, Director, Singer And More.

date of the author

Years Active:

award of the author

People’s Choice Award, Emmy Award, Golden Globe Award


I love technology. โ€” William Shatner

I love the concept of togetherness and the entwinement of marriage. โ€” William Shatner

I love horses. There’s something practical and mystical about them. โ€” William Shatner

I love living in Los Angeles. โ€” William Shatner

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I see myself as an actor with a love of music. โ€” William Shatner


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I loved hIm lIke a brother. we wIll all mIss hIs humor, hIs talent, and hIs capacIty to love. โ€” William Shatner

I love the musicality of words. โ€” William Shatner

My boy, that was a TV show. I used a stunt double. I always use a stunt double. Except in love scenes. I insist on doing those myself. โ€” William Shatner

But if you want to know the truth, the weirdest thing that has happened has been my discovery that people who attend the conventions are filled with love. โ€” William Shatner

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I’m not technically adept at music, but I’d love to be part of a discussion of where progressive rock ends and country music begins. โ€” William Shatner

I love to evoke the bones and meat and thoughts of characters. โ€” William Shatner

I love cameras but I find myself reluctantly taking pictures because what’s past is past. โ€” William Shatner

The name Shatner is Austrian and partly Germanic, and there’s Germanic reticence and silence perhaps, but there is passion underneath. โ€” William Shatner


I’m anxious to make another film. โ€” William Shatner

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Sciโ€“fi films are the epic films of the day because we can no longer put 10,000 extras in the sceneโ€“but we can draw thousands of aliens with computers. โ€” William Shatner

I love to go to a movie, get a Diet Coke and a barrel of popcorn, and sit there with my kids and watch a film. โ€” William Shatner

There’s an ecstasy about doing something really good on film: the composition of a shot, the drama within the shot, the texture… It’s palpable. โ€” William Shatner

Gradually the live TV scene simmered out, replaced by film, and that took place in L.A. So many actors left New York. โ€” William Shatner

Voice acting is very interesting, I’ve done several animated projects, and you have to make the voice reflect the character and try and do as much with a word as you can with a look in a liveโ€“action film. โ€” William Shatner

I did a movie in Esperanto. โ€” William Shatner


What is down will go up. At the same time, you have to be prepared for what is up to go down. โ€” William Shatner

Captain Kirk has been a source of pleasure and income for a long time. โ€” William Shatner

I’ve been breeding Dobies for years. Almost won the breed in Westminster at one time. โ€” William Shatner

I can’t stand the gossip of celebrities’ lives, all the time! Every minute! โ€” William Shatner

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I find the whole time travel question very unsettling if you take it to its logical extension. I think it might eventually be possible, but then what happens? โ€” William Shatner

The idea of being a professional actor never occurred to anybody, including myself, for a long time. โ€” William Shatner

I’m interested in man’s march into the unknown but to vomit in space is not my idea of a good time. Neither is a fiery crash with the vomit hovering over me. โ€” William Shatner

Don’t waste your time trying to get into my head. There’s nothing there. โ€” William Shatner

Any success I have had began by my showing up on time, being prepared, and doing the best possible job. โ€” William Shatner

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When I did the film Generations, in which the character died, I felt like a guest for the first time. That made me very sad. โ€” William Shatner

I love technology. Matches, to light a fire, is really high tech. The wheel is really one of the great inventions of all time. Other than that, I am an ignoramus about technology. โ€” William Shatner

I don’t think in terms of God. โ€” William Shatner


The good life is one that’s artistically made. โ€” William Shatner

Oh, for God’s sake… get a life, will you? โ€” William Shatner

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I’ve blundered my way through life. โ€” William Shatner

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I’ve been in a multimedia extravaganza for 50 years and it’s gone by so quickly that it’s unimaginable. And it’s also a major part of my life that has gone by. โ€” William Shatner

You have to create your life. You have to carve it, like a sculpture. โ€” William Shatner

Although I’m a business major out of McGill University, I know nothing… but then I found out much later in life, nobody knows anything. โ€” William Shatner

Memories were the markers of the journey through life. It was necessary to know where you had come from. Only then could you know where you were going. โ€” William Shatner

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Energy is the key to creativity. Energy is the key to life. โ€” William Shatner

I’m surfing the giant life wave. โ€” William Shatner

Know that the people who live the longest and the richest lives are looking ahead and not behind. โ€” William Shatner

My beautiful wife is dead. She meant everything to me. Her laughter, her tears and her joy will remain with me the rest of my life. โ€” William Shatner

My wife and my three kids and my grandchildren are my life, but my horses and my dogs are everything else. โ€” William Shatner

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My life is my statement and I try to be true to myself and thusly to other people. Whatever my failings are, they are human and I try to perfect it each day. โ€” William Shatner

At 40, I went to bed for three days. I thought my life is over. โ€” William Shatner

I think the supernatural is a catchโ€“all for everything we don’t understand about the vast other parts of life that we cannot perceive. โ€” William Shatner

A tree you pass by every day is just a tree. If you are to closely examine what a tree has and the life a tree has, even the smallest thing can withstand a curiosity, and you can examine whole worlds. โ€” William Shatner


I don’t know how to deal with being 80. โ€” William Shatner

i don t know how to deal with being 80 William Shatner quote

If you are minimal, then even a small gesture becomes a big deal. โ€” William Shatner

Has it ever occurred to you that how we deal with death is at least as important as how we deal with life? โ€” William Shatner

I am curious about many things, and find the world around me, and the people and objects and things in it, equally fascinating. There is a great deal of that awe and wonder in me. โ€” William Shatner

I also derive a great deal of pleasure from horses and dogs… the ocean… and love. โ€” William Shatner

Mysteries simply are a feast for an active mind. โ€” William Shatner

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I often conduct interviews in my truck. โ€” William Shatner


Don’t be afraid of making an ass of yourself. I do it all the time and look what I got. โ€” William Shatner

Careers are here and they’re gone. No matter how great we think we are, we’re nothing but the temples of Ozymandiasโ€“we’re ruins in the making. โ€” William Shatner

I like making people laugh. It comes off and shines in everything I do. โ€” William Shatner

We’d thought we were making a TV show; instead, we had flown boldly into legend. โ€” William Shatner

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I think making a good film shot is joyful. โ€” William Shatner

In my proudest moments, I think I had a real hand in the creative force of making ‘Star Trek.’ But most of the time, I don’t think about it. โ€” William Shatner


William Shatner is a man of many talents. Not only is he an accomplished actor, but also a director, producer, musician, and author. Whatโ€™s more, heโ€™s someone who doesnโ€™t take himself too seriously โ€“ as evidenced by his hilarious Priceline commercials. In this blog post, weโ€™ve collected some of our favorite William Shatner quotes on work ethic and success. We hope they provide you with the inspiration to achieve your own goals and dreams. If you need help getting started on your journey to success, be sure to check out our online courses. With our expert instructors and engaging content, you can learn everything you need to know about starting and running your own business.

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