104+ Best Jason Statham Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Jason Statham is an English actor. Typecast as the antihero, he is known for his action-thriller roles and portraying tough, irredeemable, and machiavellian characters. Born in Derbyshire, England, he began practicing kung fu, kickboxing and karate recreationally in his youth while working at local market stalls. Profoundly inspirational Jason Statham quotes will get you through anything when the going gets tough and help you succeed in every aspect of life.

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Famous Jason Statham Quotes

I thought ‘The Bank Job’ was a really quality movie. — Jason Statham

I love to get behind the wheel and get competitive. — Jason Statham

I like a few vintage Rolexes, and Panerais are good. I’m not into sports watches – I like chronometers. — Jason Statham

I know, a lot of the films I’ve done, it’s obvious I’m going to beat up six guys and just walk out the door. There’s not a lot of motivating factors – it’s just action for the sake of action. — Jason Statham

Some of my best experiences are with writer/directors. Guy Ritchie is one. I feel they have a clearer view of what they want to do. They haven’t got to try and interpret someone’s writing; it’s all theirs. I really admire that. — Jason Statham

Working with Sylvester Stallone is beyond a ‘pinch yourself’ moment. I remember growing up watching his films. — Jason Statham

I think being a competitive diver for years helps you focus and dedicate yourself to what’s needed. — Jason Statham

In Hollywood, people get reputations, just rumors that are passed down. — Jason Statham

The best things in life sometimes happen spontaneously. — Jason Statham

The action-movie genre is a very difficult one to get satiated in terms of your acting bits. — Jason Statham

The oil sequence was about two or three days. It was very cold and was snowing. — Jason Statham

High risk is high adrenaline. — Jason Statham

I’m sure everyone that has ever done an action movie has just drooled over how full of talent Bruce Lee was and how unique he was. — Jason Statham

Action comedy, if you can get it right, it is, for me, a particularly brilliant genre. It really is. — Jason Statham

A lot of the characters I’ve played before are heroic or invincible in some ways and not tuned into fear and anxiety and pain. — Jason Statham

When I was growing up, my dad didn’t have weights, so he made himself a weight bench. Instead of a hand-me-down jacket, it was a hand-me-down weight bench. — Jason Statham

Every actor has a strength, and sometimes you just respond to things that you see yourself better at. I’m aware of what I can and can’t do. — Jason Statham

A kid is something precious, and you want to protect it and keep it fun. I’m not a dad, but I’ve seen people and how they behave with their kids. — Jason Statham

We were diving in caves. It wasn’t totally safe. — Jason Statham

I had such a good time working with Paul Feig on ‘Spy.’ — Jason Statham

I think we’re all sensitive; everyone has a certain way about themselves that people don’t like to let their emotions out too often. I think people tend to suppress them and hold them in, so I think there’s a bit of that in me. — Jason Statham

The thing about the UK is we don’t really make that many great movies. — Jason Statham

You got to be careful mentioning people as great as Clint Eastwood. You can’t put me in the same sentence as that man. — Jason Statham

Me in a cape? I don’t fancy that. Tight tights? Nah! I don’t think that’s right for me. I just respond more to true stories; that’s my flavour. — Jason Statham

I like fashion. My mum was a dressmaker, believe it or not, so the consequence of that was that all my clothes were homemade, and I looked like a terrible mess until I was old enough to buy my own. But I love good tailoring. — Jason Statham

I suppose that’s the European way, dangerous and hairy. — Jason Statham

I remember the first time I saw Robert De Niro at a party. I didn’t want to run over and shake his hand. I wanted to admire him from a distance. Later, I ended up making a movie with him, and that was fantastic. — Jason Statham

Once you expose your private life, if you give one little bit, the floodgates are open and everyone’s got a free range for you. — Jason Statham

A franchise is dictated on the success of doing one film right, so if you can get it done correctly, you’ve got a chance of something else, but sometimes it just doesn’t work that way. Ideally, it’s insurance for the future; if you can do something, if you can find a character that people really do like, then you’re very lucky. — Jason Statham

One of the toughest guys in the world is Randy Couture – he is the true epitome of what a tough guy is. — Jason Statham

It’s not like I’m dying to do work that’s taken seriously, and I’m not looking to become a thespian. It’s not what I’m looking for; I’m just looking to do quality work. — Jason Statham

Well, I’m used to rubbing shoulders with crooks and criminals. — Jason Statham

Guy Ritchie, he thinks going to drama school is the worst thing in the world. — Jason Statham

People like to pigeonhole you. — Jason Statham

I loved ‘The Sweeney.’ — Jason Statham

Human nature says that you want a bargain, whether you want the goods or not. You think that something is a steal, you’ll buy it. — Jason Statham

Bruce Lee was just so lightning-fast. People try to emulate him in whatever way they can, but to try and do what he was doing… you’re just inspired by it; you’re not trying to say, ‘Look, I can do that.’ No one can do what he did. — Jason Statham

And it was a great experience, you know, to travel the world and compete at a certain level. It teaches you discipline, focus, and certainly keeps you out of trouble. — Jason Statham

The fight training was very extensive, a lot of stretching, a lot of coordination of balance exercises. — Jason Statham

Without doing the big blockbusters, I wouldn’t be able to find the money to go after little projects that I want to do. — Jason Statham

I want to work with Will Ferrell. I want to do, like, an action-comedy with him. How do I get the project for that? It’s killing me. I’ve got all these great ideas, and the hardest thing is getting the material, the screenplay, you know. — Jason Statham

I’m not as big a soccer fan as people might imagine, being British. — Jason Statham

I’m more into MMA than any other sport. I watch a lot of the UFC fights. I have since it first came onto the scene. — Jason Statham

I’m not a method actor; I hope you know that! — Jason Statham

It’s street theater. You have to make it entertaining so people don’t get bored and walk away. — Jason Statham

In L.A., it’s very hard to have some kind of conscience of some style out there. The weather’s too hot; there’s no seasons. — Jason Statham

Your body is like a piece of dynamite. You can tap it with a pencil all day, but you’ll never make it explode. You hit it once with a hammer: Bang! Get serious. Do 40 hard minutes, not an hour and half of nonsense. It’s so much more rewarding. — Jason Statham

I’m enthusiastic and ambitious, and I work hard. — Jason Statham

I’ve been unfortunate enough to be working, and recovering from a few injuries now and again. — Jason Statham

The movie style of fighting is completely exaggerated with over-the-top movements. You’d get completely hammered if you fought like that in a real fight situation. — Jason Statham

A lot of action movies today seem to have scenes that just lead up to the action. — Jason Statham

When I go to the cinema I watch all different kinds of films. — Jason Statham

I’ve just got a really bad smile. I go for the scowl instead. — Jason Statham

Look at someone like Edward Norton. A truly phenomenal actor. He’s definitely went to school and trained. — Jason Statham

There’s a voice in all of us, and you can only get expressive through words. There’s a limit to what you can do without speaking. — Jason Statham

With ‘The Expendables,’ you have such a brilliant mess of the greatest action stars of all time, so you’re in for the ride with those people. — Jason Statham

I pick up a lot of stuff from them, but I don’t think there’s any great trick to acting. — Jason Statham

Most guys, tough or not, hide emotions. I know a lot of tough guys; they’re just as weak as the next man, but they don’t show it. — Jason Statham

A lot of the TV shows, they do long hours, and they do a lot of days, and you don’t get a lot of time. But the good thing is, if you get one that’s made in L.A., or made in a place you want to be, you get to go home every night. — Jason Statham

Some of my favorite movies are action movies. You want something good to say. That comes from good writing. But writing is not a skill I possess, unfortunately. — Jason Statham

People like ‘Crank,’ some people like ‘Redemption.’ I’m just happy to do things that satiate a different part of me, that test me a little bit. — Jason Statham

Every movie you do, you find something in yourself that you probably didn’t know that you had, and a director will find something in you that you can nurture and find and bring for the next one. — Jason Statham

How long you can continue to be good at something is how much you believe in yourself and how much hard work you do with the training. — Jason Statham

Comedy is not my first go-to sort of genre. — Jason Statham

If you got a good imagination, a lot of confidence and you kind of know what you are saying, then you might be able to do it. I know a lot of colorful characters at home that would make great actors. — Jason Statham

I love getting dressed up in a suit because I don’t do it all the time. — Jason Statham

Yeah, I’d make a decent Bond. But it’d be very, very different if I did it. — Jason Statham

We’re trying to make a movie that’s interesting. — Jason Statham

My father used to run auctions. He’s now a singer in the Canary Islands. — Jason Statham

I really enjoyed working with Guy Ritchie. One, it gave me a career, and two, they’re probably a couple of the best films I’ve ever done. — Jason Statham

I’ve never been one to run around in Speedos on the beach. — Jason Statham

I used to play a lot of racket sports, tennis and squash. — Jason Statham

It’s not like I am a junkie that wants to throw himself from very tall buildings, but some people are, and I love them kind of people. — Jason Statham

Suits change a lot – the wide lapel thing, the fashion trends, the trousers change. — Jason Statham

I love Tony Jaa. He’s one of the best and most capable martial arts stuntmen in the world. — Jason Statham

Musclemen grow on trees. They can tense their muscles and look good in a mirror. So what? I’m interested in practical strength that’s going to help me run, jump, twist, punch. — Jason Statham

There’s so many ways to play a bad guy, and usually people choose the obvious one. — Jason Statham

If we want to talk about the movies that have made an impact in what I do in the action realm – Bruce Lee in ‘Enter the Dragon.’ I’ve watched that countless times. — Jason Statham

It’s something I never dreamed I’d be doing, making movies. — Jason Statham

I just gravitate to those more testosterone-filled sort of parts than me playing something a bit more fairy-like. — Jason Statham

At least in making an action film, there’s always going to be someone who wants to see a car chase. Even if a lot of the people don’t like it, there will be a lot of people that do. But bad comedy is just garbage. — Jason Statham

A lot of actors are frustrated because they want to do things that are different and test themselves. Character actors are always looking for something the opposite of what they did. — Jason Statham

I’ve never had an acting lesson in my life. I don’t know whether that’s a good or bad thing. — Jason Statham

There’s so much more danger in someone where you really don’t know what they’re going to do, and you don’t know what they’re really capable of, rather than someone who’s trying to be physically tough. — Jason Statham

I endured many weeks of it, but I had a big background in martial arts and fighting as a kid, so kind of all the problems got brushed away and I was ready. — Jason Statham

The insurance of working with a big, already successful franchise just gives you the chance to do other things on a more personal level. — Jason Statham

I’m prepared to take risks. And every movie that I do is a risk. No one knows what the movie is going out turn out like. — Jason Statham

I’m certainly not Tom Cruise or Brad Pitt. — Jason Statham

A movie, it’s like a very complicated timepiece. There’s a lot of wheels in a watch. And some of those wheels, if they don’t turn right, then, you know, the watch ain’t gonna tell the time. — Jason Statham

A bespoke shirt is one of the true luxuries that you can acquire. There’s nothing better than a fitted shirt. Once you’ve picked up your first one, you’ll never stop buying them – providing you can pay for it. — Jason Statham

I tend to leave people alone that I admire. — Jason Statham

I could take my grandma and put her in a cape, and they’ll put her on a green screen, and they’ll have stunt doubles come in and do all the action. Anybody can do it. They’re relying on stunt doubles and green screen and $200 million budgets – it’s all CGI created. To me, it’s not authentic. — Jason Statham

People take chances every now and then, and you don’t want to disappoint them. — Jason Statham

I’ve come from nowhere, and I’m not shy to go back. — Jason Statham

When I’m getting ready for a movie, let’s just say my diet is ‘The Antisocial Diet.’ I don’t go to restaurants. I don’t eat what I really want to eat. I don’t eat much. I eat small things frequently. Lots of protein and greens. And I don’t eat with people, because there’s a tendency to get social and then to overeat. — Jason Statham

I’m very fussy. I’m very hard to please. — Jason Statham

I go to this gym full of stunt men. There aren’t any TVs or treadmills there. This is a spit-and-sawdust kind of place. It has a lot of great training aids – trampolines and bags and every weapon ever invented to do harm to a human being. If you want to know how to throw a knife, it’s great. — Jason Statham

If someone’s got a fear of heights, they’d probably say, well, hanging off a helicopter at 3,000 feet above downtown L.A. would be the scariest. For me, that’s a day’s work, something I was very happy to do. — Jason Statham

And if people come up and say they like the movies you’re in, it’s a great compliment. — Jason Statham

I’m a big Bruce Lee fan, and if I saw Bruce Lee try to be some namby-pamby lawyer, I’d want my money back. — Jason Statham

Looking good and feeling good go hand in hand. If you have a healthy lifestyle, your diet and nutrition are set, and you’re working out, you’re going to feel good. — Jason Statham

Jet was very busy. I’ve been inspired by a lot of his movies. — Jason Statham

Whatever you do, do it to the extreme. — Jason Statham

If you’re going to do something, do it with style! — Jason Statham