The Best Charles Bronson Movie Quotes

Charles Bronson Bio

Not only the famous actor John Wayne, Charles Bronson also participated in enlivening the United States film genre Wild West.

This actor often acts as a tough-guy and began to bounce his name through his role in the film The Great Escape in 1963, The Dirty Dozen in 1967 and Death Wish in 1974.

One of Charles Bronson’s famous western films is Once upon a Time in the West (1968).

Charles Bronson was born on November 3, 1921 in Ehrenfeld, Pennsylvania, United States under the name Charles Buchinsky.

Bronson suffered from Alzheimer’s disease and pneumonia. He died because of it on August 30, 2003.

Charles Bronson Quotes

I don’t have friends, I have thousands of acquaintances. No friends. I figured I had a wife and children.Charles Bronson

Audiences like to see the bad guys get their comeuppance.Charles Bronson
Girls have an unfair advantage over men: if they can’t get what they want by being smart, they can get it by being dumb.Charles Bronson
I don’t look like someone who leans on a mantelpiece with a cocktail in my hand, you know.Charles Bronson

The fear really hits you. That’s what you feel first. And then it’s the anger and frustration. Part of the problem is how little we understand about the ultimate betrayal of the body when it rebels against itself.Charles Bronson
When you act, your whole body is the instrument.Charles Bronson
We don’t make movies for critics, since they don’t pay to see them anyhow.Charles Bronson
I’m only a product like a cake of soap, to be sold as well as possible.Charles Bronson
When you see weakness in a hero, you are doing something to his identity. You take something away from the kids, the next generation; you steal away giving them anything to look up to.Charles Bronson

Maybe I’m too masculine. Casting directors cast in their own, or an idealized image. Maybe I don’t look like anybody’s ideal.Charles Bronson
Insanity is a very lonely and empty existence – it’s painfully true. They may laugh and smile, and skip and dance, but behind all the faces there is hollowness like a bottomless pit. The living dead, depression is a terrible illness, so is psychosis, the mentally inflicted beyond cure.Charles Bronson
Nowadays I just don’t care; I’ve taken the Frank Zappa stance. I am who I am! Some love me, some loathe me, some respect me and some despise me. But after all that’s been, I still love the insane! As they’re exciting, dangerous and highly explosive! For me mad dogs are gentlemen.Charles Bronson
There is no end. There is no cure. It gets worse with time. Cure. How can you cure an institution, we are bricks crumbling in the walls of despair. Death is inevitable for us all. But the insanity is here to stay.Charles Bronson
Madness is forever! We even smell different, our hearts don’t beat, they tick, our eyes are different, we don’t just see, we also pick up vibes. We are probably dehumanised and way past our ‘sell by’ date, totally unusable, bitter as lemons.Charles Bronson
The critics never see my role as it is – as a man protecting his garden killing poisonous snakes. Instead, they say it’s just me again committing violence.Charles Bronson
I look like the kind of guy who has a bottle of beer in my hand.Charles Bronson

Sometimes mother nature decide to throw a curve ball.Charles Bronson
I tell you this: if I was in the house with those people in the Bergman flicks, I’d walk right out, much less pay $5 to see them.Charles Bronson
I am not a Caspar Milquetoast, but most of the time, I’m mild. I can afford to be because I don’t have the fears that most men have about masculinity or macho-ness.Charles Bronson
I’m entertained more by my own thoughts than by the thoughts of others. I don’t mind answering questions. But in an exchange of conversation, I wind up being a pair of ears.Charles Bronson
I’m only a product like a cake of soap, to be sold as well as possible.Charles Bronson
We found that specialists did not know as much as we thought. So, you think maybe there are other answers. There are not but if you belief something will help you it probably will: it will help, not cure.Charles Bronson
I guess I look like a rock quarry that someone has dynamited.Charles Bronson
Part of the problem is how little we understand about the ultimate betrayal of the body when it rebels against itself. You always worry about charlatans. We found that specialists did not know as much as we thought.Charles Bronson
I felt along with her – not the physical pain, of course, but all her mental anguish. You can’t be detached. She needed to have someone who understood what was happening in her mind.Charles Bronson
What kind of man would I have been if I had not been there to help her? I felt along with her – not the physical pain, of course, but all her mental anguish. You can’t be detached.Charles Bronson

Charles Bronson Trivia

  1. Charles Bronson has been married 3 times. The first marriage to Harriet Tendler in 1949 and divorced in 1965. In this marriage both had two children. The second marriage took place on October 5, 1968 with Jill Ireland. After Jill Ireland’s death from breast cancer, Charles Bronson remarried Kim Weeks in December 1998.
  2. Bronson in its stage name is taken from Bronson Gate located in Paramount studio.
  3. Charles Bronson has worked closely with director J. Lee Thompson. Both made 9 films in just 12 years, from 1997 to 1989. Some of the film’s titles are Caboblanco (1980) 10 to Midnight (1983), The Evil That Men Do (1984), Death Wish 4 (1974), Messenger of Death (1988) and Kinjite Forbidden Subject (1989).
  4. Bronson was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2000 after suffering health problems for the previous 2 years.
  5. Charles Bronson was Jack Klugman’s roommate in an apartment in New York at the end of 1940.
  6. Charles Bronson is not the first choice for actor Paul Kersey in the film Death Wish. Initially, this role was offered to Henry Fonda but declined after reading the script.

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