Top Quotes by Hector Elizondo

By | July 23, 2016

You know, a low budget, you have to work harder. You have to plan well; you don’t have much time to rehearse.

Hector Elizondo

Food is a passion. Food is love.

Hector Elizondo

Pretty Woman was the easiest job I’ve ever done. I just wore the right toupee.

Hector Elizondo

You’re at the top of your game if you do comedy.

Hector Elizondo

You can trust a Neil Simon script. Every dot. Every dash; that pause means something. He takes all the jokes out, practically.

Hector Elizondo

Yes, and it’s my third movie with Richard. American Gigolo was my first.

Hector Elizondo

Which reminds me of a fortune cookie: you often find your destiny on the path you take to avoid it.

Hector Elizondo

The fact that that’s the difference between Mexicans and Cubans is pronounced. It’s so immediately recognizable, the way a Cuban speaks, the way a Cuban moves the hands.

Hector Elizondo

Sometimes I just walk through; I just show up, as in The Other Sister.

Hector Elizondo

On those, I’ve said it before, I work free. It’s the waiting they pay me for.

Hector Elizondo

I’ve dodged bullets but there’s no scandal in my life.

Hector Elizondo

I’m attracted to pathos, because life is mostly pathos. I’ve had a lot of it in my life.

Hector Elizondo

I’m a parent, especially when you’ve had the intense parenting the way I had. It’s all in the bank. It’s all in the great experience bank. Those are your secrets. That’s the stuff that makes your work rich, that’s what you dip into.

Hector Elizondo

I work with Garry no matter what. What I wanted to keep going was the streak.

Hector Elizondo

I used to work, part time, in a deli, in those days when your parents made you work just so you should know what work was like. And you’d make 4, 5, 6, ten dollars.

Hector Elizondo

I think you can tell the human condition better through comedy.

Hector Elizondo

I started in radio, again accidentally. I wasn’t looking for this kind of work at all.

Hector Elizondo

I started in 1946 in radio. I was ten years old. I was discovered singing in a school play. Someone was in the audience and it’s six degrees of separation.

Hector Elizondo

I never learned to cook; I was a little spoiled as far as that’s concerned.

Hector Elizondo

I love the fact that it starts from there, and you don’t know where it’s gonna go. Wait long enough – love will find you. Everything’s a surprise. When you think you’ve got it all figured out… as Emerson said, the dice of God are always loaded.

Hector Elizondo

I guess I work well with others I handle younger actors well.

Hector Elizondo

Definitely not a sitcom, that’s my first condition. No sitcoms.

Hector Elizondo

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