Interviews Quotes


Never wear a backward baseball cap to an interview unless applying for the job of umpire- Dan Zevin

 

Death will be a great relief. No more interviews.” - Katharine Hepburn

 

When you go in for a job interview, I think a good thing to ask is if they ever press charges.” - Jack Handy

 

I had a job interview at an insurance company once and the lady said ‘Where do you see yourself in five years?’ and i said ‘Celebrating the fifth year anniversary of you asking me this question’” - Mitch Hedberg

 

My opposition [To Interviews] lies in the fact that offhand answers have little value or grace of expression, and that such oral give and take helps to perpetuate the decline of the English language.” - James Thurber

 

During job interviews, when they ask: ‘What is your worst quality?’, I always say: ‘Flatulence’. That way I get my own office.” - Dan Thompson

 

So many people out there have no idea what they want to do for a living, but they think that by going on job interviews they’ll magically figure it out. If you’re not sure, that message comes out loud and clear in the interview.” - Todd Bermont

 

I apologize for my terrible interview skills.” - Heath Ledger

 

I do not believe that I have had an interview with anybody in twenty-five years in which the person to whom I was talking was not annoyed during the early part of the interview by my asking stupid questions.” - Harry Stack Sullivan

 

I terminated the interview when I didn’t know what he was talking about and went upstairs to lunch. - Graham Kennedy

 

The only work I've done the last two years is interviews. I'm very good at it.-Syd Barrett

 

The others don't like my interviews. And frankly, I don't care much for theirs.-Freddie Mercury

 

The reason I do interviews is because I'm protecting my songs.-Bjork

 

There have been many times when I've been asked to appear and I'd say to myself, what am I going to talk about? Early on, when I did interviews, I'd tell everyone, Don't ask me about dates. I don't even remember what I did yesterday.-Otis Blackwell

 

There is this stereotype of Icelanders all believing in spirits, and I've played up to that a bit in interviews.-Bjork

 

There needs to be a planned series of speeches, interviews, etc., over the next two or three months by administration officials and other public figures talking about President Ford, what he is trying to do and what he has accomplished.-Robert Teeter

 

They can argue whatever they want. The problem is, when you interview every passenger, during the interviews you are looking for - you profile - you do profiling, to find the suspicious ones and put them out from the rest of the passengers.-Isaac Yeffet

 

They did interviews with my wife and daughter-they were genuinely in fear of me having a heart attack, working 20 hours a day, eating fast food.-Willie Aames

 

They see us interacting with people, they see us doing serious interviews, they see us having fun, and when you're conversing with someone, you get a much clearer impression of who that person is than if they are just reading into a news piece.-Katie Couric

 

They think my life is glamourous. It's not true. I obviously get to come in and do radio interviews. That's the glamour. But other than that, I eat and sleep and that's it. Eat, sleep and do shows.-Adam Garcia

 

This brought on the news media, TV crews, interviews, and numerous public appearances.-Ryan White

 

This is a very superficial job. I sit in a chair for two hours and get hair and makeup done and talk about myself in interviews. That's a very vain thing to do. And I do get caught up in it sometimes.-Selena Gomez

 

Vicodin, I got addicted to that little pill. The reason I don't talk about it too much in the press is because it isn't funny, and I love to be funny in interviews. If you joke about that period in your life, it doesn't seem right.-Matthew Perry

 

We were delighted to have Nigel as a producer. The only problem is that Nigel is so famous that he seems to dominate most interviews without being there.-Stephen Malkmus

 

We were in Little Rock. We were assessing a very important issue. In the midst of our discussions, we were receiving urgent inquiries from The Washington Post asking about interviews.-Kenneth Starr

 

Well, I've maybe gotten 200 requests for interviews about Marilyn, and I just decided I'm gonna do my own.-Eli Wallach

 

When I was a teenager, 'Playboy' was the most interesting magazine in the world, and not just for the playmates. I liked the interviews and the stories, and all that, but nowadays most of the stuff in there doesn't interest me.-Chester Brown

 

When you do interviews, you have to talk about yourself - and I like to find out about other people. I am so familiar with everything that I do. I've said it over and over again. I think it is boring.-Johnny Mathis

 

You know, you meet some people, and do a lot of interviews, and you come across a Buck O'Neill and you know you are going to know him for the rest of your life. The same thing happened with Curt Flood.-Ken Burns

 

You never really meet a human being until you live with them or know them for awhile, so this is my clown and they understand that and so these interviews don't bother them.-Shia LaBeouf

 

I'm doing lots of interviews and stuff. I'm longing for the days of getting up, not having to put on makeup and do my hair and just going to the studio.-Stevie Nicks

 

I'm just there to do interviews and stuff, because we have about 40 media people there, so it's a very, very busy week. But that's the only time. I did marry, I think on one show, about 25 couples in Acapulco Bay once, but that was all just for kicks.-Gavin MacLeod

 

I've become wary of interviews in which you're forced to go back over the reasons why you made certain decisions. You tend to rationalize what you've done, to intellectually review a process that is often intuitive.-Peter Weir

 

I've been giving interviews for the last 25 or 30 years, more often than not answering the same questions over and over again, ad nauseum.-Boyd Rice

 

I've changed my mind about the interview. I shall never give interviews.-Maude Adams

 

I've had so many interviews where the last question is, Are you gay? I had to find very creative ways to say that I was gay, but that I wasn't going to talk about it.-Portia de Rossi

 

If you watch Olivier's interviews, he has this reptilian tongue; it seems too big for his mouth. My pursuit of that became distracting, so I let it go. The thrill was finding the right pair of glasses.-Julian Sands

 

In interviews I gave early on in my career, I was quoted as saying it was possible to have it all: a dynamic job, marriage, and children. In some respects, I was a social adolescent.-Jessica Savitch

 

In so many interviews, they bring up the sexual aspect of the record. I've had some journalists say it sounds like I'm lying down in bed singing with a microphone. It gets so old!-Lucinda Williams

 

In the United States, it's the mandate of the FBI to gather information relating to terrorism, go out and collect it, to do the interviews, to do the investigative work.-Robert Mueller

 

Interviews are usually a follow-up, like a press junket or a publicity junket, or something like that, and I'm not doing any of that right now. I don't have any axes to grind.-Michael Nesmith

 

It's impossible to always get across what I'm trying to say, but, if I just stay honest, then I'm not going to look back on any of these interviews and wonder what I was trying to do or be.-Kristen Stewart

 

It's not just about filming, you go to awards and interviews too. I enjoy all of it, even learning my lines!-Christopher Parker

 

Jonny doesn't want to do TV interviews because he thinks that he comes across as an idiot.-Colin Greenwood

 

Live interviews are more difficult to distort.-Bianca Jagger

 

Look, I don't have a Facebook page because I have little interest in hearing myself talk about myself any further than I already do in interviews or putting any more about myself online than there already is. But if I wasn't in this position, I'm sure I would use it every day.-Jesse Eisenberg

 

Marketing is what gets you noticed, and that side of it something - this side of it, if you like, doing interviews - is the side of it that I least enjoy, and yet is 50% of the project.-Rowan Atkinson

 

MTV was such a great training for me. I did live interviews with everyone from Michael Jackson to Madonna.-Carson Daly

 

Much is written about the Batman because he is publicly exposed in print. Very little is known personally about his creator, because I haven't given out that many interviews.-Bob Kane

 

My favorite thing about being famous... it's not really as big of a deal as everybody says it is. Being on the road is tough, doing interviews, and all the stuff. It's still pretty tough.-Aaron Carter

 
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