My father Lloyd Bridges was very versatile in his parts, but he had a hit in the '60s 'Sea Hunt,' where he played a skin diver. And he was so into that role that people actually thought he was a skin-diver.
Jeff Bridges is one of those icons that I put on a very high pedestal, so just to get to chill with him off-camera on cold, rainy days was surreal.
We identify New York with the great bridges and tunnels and roadways and subway system and so forth.
I was in Nashville, Tennessee, and I saw - we talk about crumbling bridges - I saw one, concrete literally falling onto the underpass below, threatening auto traffic.
Instead of building walls, we should be building bridges.
We build too many walls and not enough bridges.
Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build bridges even when there are no rivers.
Amsterdam has more than 150 canals and 1,250 bridges, but it never seems crowded, nor bent and bitter from fleecing the tourist.
I demolish my bridges behind me - then there is no choice but forward.
There is nothing in machinery, there is nothing in embankments and railways and iron bridges and engineering devices to oblige them to be ugly. Ugliness is the measure of imperfection.
When one burns one's bridges, what a very nice fire it makes.
If you were successful, somebody along the line gave you some help... Somebody helped to create this unbelievable American system that we have that allowed you to thrive. Somebody invested in roads and bridges. If you've got a business - you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen.
Let us build bridges, my friends, build bridges to human dignity across that gulf that separates black America from white America.
Jeff Bridges taught me a lot about how to keep a scene fresh.
I'm not a wilting flower. I'm honest, so I pick a lot of fights. I've burned a lot of bridges.
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