Peter Fonda quotes

Born
February 23, 1940, New York City, New York, U.S.

Died
August 16, 2019.

Occupation
Actor, director, writer.

Peter Fonda was an American actor, director and writer. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for Easy Rider (1969).

It’s wonderful to me that bees have this simple, age-old thing going on.
– Peter Fonda
You don’t become the character.
– Peter Fonda
I want to be on set and die hearing those words: Where’s Peter?
– Peter Fonda
I have always maintained that society has no business dictating morality.
– Peter Fonda
Bob Dylan is out of the mentorship of Allen Ginsberg.
– Peter Fonda
I’ve always internalized things.
– Peter Fonda
I always seemed to disappoint them. They expected me to be different than Henry or exactly like Henry. I was neither.
– Peter Fonda
I was famous from birth.
– Peter Fonda
Regular chiropractic adjustments go hand in hand with good health.
– Peter Fonda
I know I’m responsible for not having got the kind of roles that I’d have liked to. ‘
– Peter Fonda
I want to die in the saddle. I love writing, producing, acting, directing.
– Peter Fonda
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.
– Peter Fonda
I love to direct my daughter, and act with her, and we both want to work with Jane again.
– Peter Fonda
Getting out from under the shadow of Henry Fonda was difficult.
– Peter Fonda
Henry Fonda’s son: That’s how everybody identified me until Easy Rider came along. Good old Captain America.
– Peter Fonda
I truly miss the genius of the music of John Lennon, as I’m sure everybody does.
– Peter Fonda
My actual intake of different substances was far below what people thought it was, no matter how weird or outrageous they think I am.
– Peter Fonda
When Jane and I spoke out, people thought, What ungrateful children those two kids are to be that nasty about their father.
– Peter Fonda
I don’t trust anybody who didn’t inhale.
– Peter Fonda
My abilities grow with each job, whether it’s writing or directing. When I stop learing, I’ll stop working.
– Peter Fonda
Every director is so different from every other one.
– Peter Fonda
If I have enough ego to say I’m a writer, a director, a producer, and an actor, I should have the energy and the knowledge to write a scene for this great actor named Henry Fonda and direct him in it and have it work.
– Peter Fonda
Muslims want the whole world to be Muslim. Christians want the whole world to be Christian. Catholics, Protestants, Mormons. They’re all the same. Far out, right? Everyone wants the world to be like them.
– Peter Fonda