Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Total Quotes : 148
Six Months

I saw the pilot for 'Girls' about six months before it aired.

- Adam Driver

Pilots Could

Many pilots of the time were the opinion that a fighter pilot in a closed cockpit was an impossible thing, because you should smell the enemy. You could smell them because of the oil they were burning.

- Adolf Galland

War Nine

Nine g's is good, if the pilot can stand it. We couldn't stand it. Not in the airplanes of World War II.

- Adolf Galland

Audition Been

I have been a fan of Dexter since the pilot. Once I got the audition I just squealed, and you would have thought I just won 45 million dollars.

- Aimee Garcia

Always Wanted

As a child, I always wanted to be a race car pilot.

- Ajith Kumar

Going Scientist

Whether you are an astronomer or a life scientist, geophysicist, or a pilot, you've got to be there because you believe you are good in your field, and you can contribute, not because you are going to get a lot of fame or whatever when you get back.

- Alan Shepard

Always Test Pilot

You know, being a test pilot isn't always the healthiest business in the world.

- Alan Shepard

Orientation Looked

The pilot looked at his cues of attitude and speed and orientation and so on and responded as he would from the same cues in an airplane, but there was no way it flew the same. The simulators had showed us that.

- Alan Shepard

Always Wanted

I always wanted to be on 'Glee.' As soon as the pilot aired, I said I needed to be on the show.

- Alex Newell

TV The First Thing

The first thing I did for TV was a pilot for CBS.

- Allison Anders

Love Work

Every pilot I've ever written, I've fallen deeply and madly in love with. It's the only way I work.

- Amy Sherman-Palladino

Arrow Within

One of the best decisions we made on the 'Arrow' pilot was to have the Deathstroke mask. Within 30 seconds, you knew you were watching a DC comics show.

- Andrew Kreisberg

Going TV

I'm going to write a whole pilot and see if anyone's interested, and if not then I'll just live out the tortured life instead of showing it on TV.

- Andy Milonakis

Like Been

Every first episode of a season has been crafted like another pilot.

- Anna Torv

Very Brought

'The X-Files' from the beginning was a very visual show, and with Bob Mandel directing the pilot and Dan Sackheim being involved in the production of the pilot and directing the first episode, they brought a visual style to it that was elaborated on by so many good directors.

- Chris Carter

Next Spontaneously

My father was an airline pilot, so we travelled more spontaneously than a lot of families. On a Thursday, we could decide to go somewhere like Barbados the next day for a long weekend.

- Chris Hadfield

Love Read

Well, it's difficult to fall in love with a character when you just read the pilot. You don't really know who the character is.

- Christina Ricci


There's no such thing as a natural-born pilot.

- Chuck Yeager

Grow Old

If you want to grow old as a pilot, you've got to know when to push it, and when to back off.

- Chuck Yeager

Two Second

My first dream as a child was to become a pilot. My second dream was to become an astronomer, and I pursued in parallel efforts and studies in these two areas.

- Claude Nicollier

Growing Up Growing

Growing up, I wanted to be a pilot!

- Colin Donnell

Through Gig

I decided I'd never do a series again, but I was offered a pilot for a series through Eddy Murphy Productions, and that was the gig that got me Parker Lewis.

- Corin Nemec

Proud License

My pilot's license. I'm proud of that.

- Craig Ferguson

Embrace Some

Some struggle is healthy. If you can embrace it rather than be angry, you can use it as your pilot light.

- Damon Wayans

Play Based

I'm shooting a pilot based on my show. It's a one-camera show. I play myself.

- Dane Cook

Game Doing

After 'Brothers & Sisters' ended, I was back to the old game as an actor. Doing pilot season, choosing a script and figuring out what I wanted to do.

- Dave Annable

Hollywood Always

You always have that danger when you do a pilot of getting this gigantic chunk of change, and all of a sudden you're like, 'It's going to run forever, and I'm buying a house in the Hollywood Hills.'

- David Denman

Thought Numerous

I've known numerous actors who got a pilot that they thought was going to run forever, and they went out and blew all of the money. Now they've got a mortgage they can't pay for.

- David Denman

Flight Unlikely

Not long after I got my test pilot qualification, I realised there was no manned space flight programme in the U.K., and there was unlikely to be one.

- David Mackay

Play Bad

I couldn't tell you a good, bad or ugly pilot just from reading it, but I can tell you a character I want to play.

- Jim Parsons

Back Left

It was understood that when I left to do the pilot that I wasn't coming back.

- Joan Van Ark

Bad Unfolding

When we did the pilot, I sort of pictured this guy pirating a signal and then this story unfolding of him building this satellite and these robots and watching these bad movies.

- Joel Hodgson

Fact Very

I liked flying, when I got into it, loved it. And I found I was very good at it. I'm not modest about the fact that I was a good pilot.

- John Glenn

Like Needs

Sloth is the failure to do what needs to be done when it needs to be done - like the kamikaze pilot who flew seventeen missions.

- John Ortberg

Doing Opposed

When you're doing a pilot, you're doing it in this bubble that almost works against the creative impulse. You don't have time to get to know the actors first, and you have three writers, as opposed to a room full of writers.

- Josh Gad

Hands Dallas

Before we shot the pilot, I knew what 'Dallas' was, but I actually was too young to remember the details of the show. I didn't have my hands on the DVDs, so I YouTubed everything I could of J.R.

- Josh Henderson

Through Agent

I wanted to do everything. I wanted to be a pilot. I wanted to be a secret agent. I wanted to be a fireman and a doctor, all that. So I related that through movies and stuff.

- Josh Holloway

Which Movie

Dylan, myself and my father were in a two hour movie called The Sand Kings, which started off the Outer Limits series. It was sort of the two hour pilot movie.

- Beau Bridges

Making Mostly

When you're making a pilot, what you're mostly thinking is, 'Please let this be a real job, please.'

- Hamish Linklater

Still Read

Pilot season after pilot season, I read the same part: the wife who rolls her eyes at her somewhat immature husband that she still loves. Literally.

- Beth Littleford

Pilots Read

For 'Breaking Bad,' it was like, that's one of the best pilots, probably the best pilot I have ever read.

- Betsy Brandt

Been Could

I'm at a little loss in terms of my Leave It To Beaver expertise, since I never watched an episode of the show - so the cast in the pilot could have been Martians or they could have been the regular cast for all I know.

- Harry Shearer

Middle Making

I got canceled in the middle of making the pilot.

- Harvey Korman

TV Amount

I believe that 99 percent of successful TV shows change an immense amount from the pilot to the tenth or twelfth episode.

- Bill Lawrence

Always Wanted

I always wanted to be a pilot.

- Bo Jackson

Always Realised

I wanted to be a pilot, but I was always drawing bodies. When I realised I wanted to pursue something creative, my parents pushed me towards architecture.

- Hussein Chalayan

Before Been

I was 14 or 15 when I moved to L.A. permanently, but I had been out for pilot season for a few years before that.

- Britt Robertson

Green Pretty

I'm trying to be as green as I can. As an airline pilot, I have a carbon footprint that's a size 10, so it's pretty hard.

- Bruce Dickinson

Think I Think

My dad is a pilot so I think I was born with the travel bug.

- Isabel Lucas

Read Very

You read a million scripts during pilot season, and most of them are not very good, so the good ones really shine.

- Caitlin Fitzgerald

Through Sat

I don't watch the show - only bits and pieces of all of them. The only one I sat through was the pilot.

- Calista Flockhart

Some Very

Yes, during the pilot, they gave me a little toy from the shop. It's like three little moose in a boat, paddling. It's very cute. And I got to keep some of the clothes.

- Caroline Dhavernas

Fact Gig

My first pilot gig, in fact my first job in television, was 'Freaks and Geeks,' and the experience of directing that pilot was probably the single most formative of my directing life.

- Jake Kasdan

New Before

I had never worked in television before 'Freaks and Geeks,' and 'New Girl' is the first time since that I've worked on a series that is actually a series and not just a pilot.

- Jake Kasdan

Some I Remember

I remember on the pilot of 'Will and Grace' some executives from NBC saying to me, 'There are too many gay jokes.' I said, 'If not on this show, then what show?'

- James Burrows

Will Half

So, I'm happy to do that because it's a wonderful working relationship but I will be going out for pilot season for half hour work and that's the gamble I'm taking.

- Charisma Carpenter

Sky Meaning

I live in the sky as a pilot, so it has great meaning to me.

- James Turrell

Very Town

When I first did a U.S. pilot season, there were very few British actors schlepping around town trying to get into television. That was 1999.

- Jamie Bamber

Trust Go

If you don't trust the pilot, don't go.

- Denzel Washington

Africa South Africa

I did do an American pilot, but it wasn't shot in America, it was shot in South Africa. It was called 'The Philanthropist,' and it was for NBC.

- Dominique McElligott

Strong Became

Like the Spitfire it was immensely strong: a pilot had no need to fear the danger of pulling the wings off, no matter how desperate the situation became.

- Douglas Bader

Nothing Telling

Nothing's worse than telling your family you got a pilot, hearing the pilot got picked up, and then finding out it's not in the fall lineup.

- Dreama Walker

Chance Over

So, whenever Scooter was the Pilot, he never had a chance to fly the orbiter. So, the joke is: I'm going to have a chance to fly it first and hand it over to him.

- Duane G. Carey

Happen Like

Like, to do a pilot, you don't know what's going to happen with it.

- Jenna Elfman

Business Unnecessary

The experienced fighting pilot does not take unnecessary risks. His business is to shoot down enemy planes, not to get shot down.

- Eddie Rickenbacker

Mission Never

I shall never ask any pilot to go on a mission that I won't go on.

- Eddie Rickenbacker

Wide Half

The 'Lost' pilot was wide enough and included enough things so that when Season Five came, and we spent half of the year in 1973, nobody cried foul. It felt like it was already a part of the DNA.

- Edward Kitsis

Which Built

I had seen a Pfizer's pilot plant in 1965 and decided that, 'I'll build a Pfizer.' If not Pfizer, I have built Dr Reddy's, which is no less respectable.

- Kallam Anji Reddy

About Realized

I realized how important it was to know something about aviation, and it was something I was interested in, so I followed my brother's footsteps and obtained my pilot's license.

- Ellen Ochoa

Love Sell

I did a pilot for Anything But Love in 1988 that didn't sell.

- Kathryn Bigelow

Wanted Spent

I spent one semester in Air Force ROTC, as I wanted to be a pilot.

- Katie Jacobs Stanton

Admit Wanted

I'll admit I wanted to be a pilot, originally.

- Kent McCord

Toward Inclination

My first inclination was toward flying and being a pilot.

- Kevin A. Ford

Victory Small

The moment when you find out when you shoot the pilot - getting the pilot is a small victory. You shoot the pilot, and when you get picked up, that's a huge victory right there.

- Kevin Dillon

Always Auditions

Pilot season tends to be grueling, because you can be thrown all of these auditions at once - last-minute, always - and you're going on three a day, especially back in the day.

- Kim Dickens

Becoming Sure

I'm 100 percent sure I'm becoming a really good helicopter pilot.

- Felix Baumgartner

Find Helicopter

I want to find a nice decent job as a helicopter pilot.

- Felix Baumgartner

Eye Some

I have some eye problems from when I was a pilot.

- Kirk Kerkorian

Dress Still

I dress like a 7-year-old space pilot. I have clothes that I still wear regularly from high school.

- Kirsten Vangsness

World War I Like

My daddy was a World War I pilot, and I just wanted to be able to fly like he did.

- Forrest Bird

Badly Became

I did a terrible television pilot that was so badly written and dumb that it became a turning point for me and I decided that I would never accept a job just because I needed the money.

- Fran Drescher

Memory She

She glances at the photo, and the pilot light of memory flickers in her eyes.

- Frank Deford

Making Keeping

Now that I know what goes into making a pilot, keeping it on the air, and keeping your fans, I'm at a point now where I do a pilot and just hope for the best. If it doesn't work out, it doesn't work out.

- Laura Prepon

Going Go

If you go to pilot then you are probably going to go to series. That's my feeling about it.

- Gabriel Macht

Every Day CNN

I had CNN on in my hotel room every day while we were filming the pilot for 'The Originals.'

- Leah Pipes

Going Very

'The Originals' is going to be an epic showdown of supernatural forces, and that was very evident in the pilot. I just wanted to be a part of that.

- Leah Pipes

Seasons Last

I'm going to go do a Netflix series. It's straight-to-series, 10 episodes, probably go for three seasons. I'm going to direct the pilot and hopefully the last episode of the first season. The show is 'Seven Seconds.'

- Gavin O'Connor

Storm Here

Here's to the pilot that weathered the storm.

- George Canning

Want Sign

You know, it's scary when you sign onto a pilot of a series because, as much as you want the series to go, you also want it to be a character that you'd be interested in playing for a long time.

- Lisa Edelstein

Kennedy Came

The pilot came back and said he had just heard that Kennedy was shot.

- George Smathers

Blue Sky

As a female pilot, the sacred rose garden in my heart is the motherland's blue sky.

- Liu Yang

Sky Been

From day one, I have been told I am no different from the male astronauts. As a pilot, I flew in the sky. Now that I am an astronaut, I will fly in space.

- Liu Yang

Think Dedicated

I am afraid that people will think I re-illustrated 'The Little Prince,' when really, it was more a tribute to him as a dedicated pilot and a man who believed in the goodness of people.

- Peter Sis

Happy Back

I loved playing Jackie on 'Happy Endings.' It was really exciting to be in the pilot and then be able to come back. Her character was so much fun!

- Mikaela Hoover

Licence Realised

I thought I'd join the RAF and become a wing commander. I realised this wasn't possible, although I do have a pilot's licence.

- Mike Oldfield

Involved Been

I've been as a pilot involved in the Gulf War. And then, in the No-Fly Zone.

- Philippe Perrin

Senior Year Set

My whole life, I wanted to be a fighter pilot; it's what I wanted to do. I set up all of my classes for it, but I got lazy my senior year in high school and didn't get my paperwork in.

- Mike Vogel

Think I Think

Every pilot thinks they're the best pilot in the world. I think I'm the best pilot.

- Gordon Bethune

Standard Shuttle

On a standard space shuttle crew, two of the astronauts have a test pilot background - the commander and the pilot.

- Sally Ride

Wedding Series

The pilot is the wedding, and the series is the relationship.

- Thomas Gibson