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Sean Connery: 15 Quotes by the Late Actor and His Iconic Roles

Sir Thomas Sean Connery will forever be remembered as a great actor whose 50-year-long career brought us a great number of outstanding films. The endless charisma and screen magnetism that the Scottish actor had displayed in his iconic role as the original James Bond has since become the stuff of legend, and it was Connery who made us all fall in love with the British secret agent.
The veteran actor was agent 007 in seven James Bond films shot between 1962 and 1983, and his overall portfolio included over 60 films, most of which featured Connery in the main role. Many of these films, such as “The Untouchables,” “The Offence,” “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade,” “The Hill,” and “The Man Who Would Be King,” are now considered cinema classics.
Unfortunately, the world lost the great actor on late Friday, October 30, 2020, or early Sunday, October 31, at the age of 90. Both Connery’s son and his publicists confirmed that he passed peacefully in his sleep, at his home in Lyford Cay, the Bahamas. Let’s remember and reflect on Sir Sean Connery as an actor and as a person by looking at 15 of the most iconic quotes ever uttered by the late actor.

1. On age

Quotes by Sean Connery: Some age, others mature.

2. On love

Quotes by Sean Connery: Love may not make the world go round, but I must admit that it makes the ride worthwhile.

3. On life's challenges

Quotes by Sean Connery: There is nothing like a challenge to bring out the best in man.

4. On choices

Quotes by Sean Connery: If you’re afraid of getting a rotten apple, don’t go to the barrel. Get it off the tree.

5. On faith

Quotes by Sean Connery: Laughter kills fear, and without fear there can be no faith. For without fear of the devil there is no need for God.

6. On agent 007

Quotes by Sean Connery: I care about Bond and what happens to him. You cannot be connected with a character for this long and not have an interest.

7. On other Bond films

Quotes by Sean Connery: All the Bond films had their good points.

8. On influences

Quotes by Sean Connery: Your background and environment is with you for life. No question about that.

9. On creativity

Quotes by Sean Connery: No thinking - that comes later. You must write your first draft with your heart. You rewrite with your head. The first key to writing is… to write, not to think!

10. On privilege

Quotes by Sean Connery: I just think the most difficult thing to displace is privilege.

11. On traveling

Quotes by Sean Connery: I haven't found anywhere in the world where I want to be all the time. The best of my life is the moving. I look forward to going.

12. On aging

Quotes by Sean Connery: More than anything else, I’d like to be an old man with a good face, like Hitchcock or Picasso.

13. On his attitude towards others

Quotes by Sean Connery: I take the good with the bad. I can’t love people in slices.

14. On luck

Quotes by Sean Connery: You call it luck. I call it destiny.

15. And finally...

Quotes by Sean Connery “The name’s Bond… James Bond.”
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