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  • When I was sixteen I was pretending to be Charlie Musselwhite. I had a long raincoat on, my hair slicked back, and the shades.

    Hair   Long   Shade  
  • One minute you're up half a million in soybeans and the next, boom, your kids don't go to college and they've repossessed your Bentley.

    Money   Kids   College  
  • The reason I'm here today, the reason I own a brand new Harley-Davidson motorcycle and the reason I have a big log cabin and I got cars and all kinds of stuff is because I'm a writer and writers own everything. So you learn how to write.

  • You know, even when the material wasn't so good, I've gotten to work with the greats, and I've always given it my best shot. I'm satisfied with my work. I could stop tomorrow, and if Bright Young Things was my last role, I could say I tidied it up with dignity.

    Roles   Lasts   Dignity  
    "I'm still haunted by Belushi". The Observer, September 28, 2003.
  • I live in a high rise with my family part of the year in New York and I don't know three quarters of the people in the building. We live in the same square-footage and I wouldn't know who they were.

    "Dan Aykroyd for 'Christmas with the Kranks'". Interview with Paul Fischer, www.darkhorizons.com. November 24, 2004.
  • I could sell used battery acid and make it fly.

    Batteries   Acid   Used  
  • I am a Spiritualist, a proud wearer of the Spiritualist badge. Mediums and psychic research have gone on for many, many years.

    Years   Psychics   Gone  
    Psychic News # 4001, April 18, 2009.
  • I'd make a bad preacher.

    "Soul survivor". Interview with Emine Saner, www.theguardian.com. September 19, 2007.
  • My great-grandfather, Sam Aykroyd, was a dentist in Kingston, Ontario, and he was also an Edwardian spiritualist researcher who was very interested in what was going on in the invisible world, the survival of the consciousness, precipitated paintings, mediumship, and trans-channeling.

    "Q&A: Dan Aykroyd Is Keeping Ghostbusters 3 Alive". Interview with Michael B. Dougherty, www.esquire.com. December 4, 2012.
  • Can't get around the old minimum wage, Mortimer.

  • You look at the floor and see the floor. I look at the floor and see molecules.

    "Agony and Excesses of Stardom". San Francisco Chronicle: p. 16, March 4, 1986.
  • We must come to the point where we realize the concept of race is a false one. There is only one race, the human race.

    Twitter post from Aug 29, 2012
  • I accept sceptics, you've got to have challenges.

    "Soul survivor". Interview with Emine Saner, www.theguardian.com. September 19, 2007.
  • Well, the common enemy in North America is the Western consumer. The consumer has driven oil up to $50 a barrel so we have to have these wars. I think it's incumbent upon us to.

    Fun   War   Thinking  
  • My parents never had any money. It was cash flow. It flows, and you got your fingers in it for a little while, and it flows away. That's all I know about money. And I don't know, it flows and it's a river, but you can never, ever keep it. As an artist, I can't keep it. But hey, a man who dies with a cent in the bank is a foolish man. So I guess I'm going against the conservators. I'm a spendthrift.

    Artist   Men   Cash Flow  
  • One of my symptoms included my obsession with ghosts and law enforcement - I carry around a police badge with me, for example. I became obsessed by Hans Holzer, the greatest ghost hunter ever. That's when the idea of my film Ghostbusters was born.

    Law   Ideas   Police  
    "Dan Aykroyd: 'I have Asperger's - one of my symptoms included being obsessed with ghosts' 'I have Asperger's - one of my symptoms included being obsessed with ghosts': Under the microscope with Dan Aykroyd". Interview with Sarah Ewing, www.dailymail.co.uk. December 10, 2013.
  • I don't like people lying to me. I don't like people who don't return my calls. I don't like people who won't give me a straight answer. I don't like those kinds of people, and I've been vocal about it.

    Lying   Giving   People  
  • We have the most beautiful planet - the Rockies, the purple fields of the United States, the Lake District, the Pyrenees, the turquoise seas of the tropics.

    Beautiful   Sea   Purple  
    "Soul survivor" by Emine Saner, www.theguardian.com. September 19, 2007.
  • I get offers all the time from film makers, but they are unknown quantities. I don't go there and do experiments.

  • There's huge, massive mother ships going up to the Yukon. They've been filmed and are on video.

    Mother   Games   Ships  
  • Certainly the format of ghostbusting lends itself to a videogame beautifully.

  • Folks have to pin me down because, for one thing, I don't have a laptop. I don't have an iPhone, and I refuse to carry them because they're immensely hackable.

    Iphone   Laptops   Pins  
    "Dan Aykroyd: Ghostbusters 3 Should Film By Next Year". Interview with Dan Milano, abcnews.go.com. April 23, 2013.
  • I grew up on the edge of a national park in Canada - timberwolves, creeks, snow drifts.

  • Parodies of commercials are by no means new and have been popular going back to black-and-white TV shows of the '50s.

    "Dan Aykroyd Talks Vodka, 'SNL' And Hellhound Blues". Interview with Kenneth Hein, www.forbes.com. February 18, 2013.
  • I like really good movies, but I can enjoy a really bad movie, too.

    Source: www.movieweb.com
  • James Brown opened at least six of our House of Blues clubs. He always delivered, but he demanded the respect of an emperor. But, come on, he's James Brown ! ... I got to play on stage with him. Did he ever fine me ? (Brown was known to fine players for flubbing notes or steps) - I would have loved to have been fined by James Brown !

    Music   Player   House  
  • I've always been a big fan of science fiction and of the worlds of the spiritual and the mystic.

    "Biography/Personal Quotes". www.imdb.com.
  • I have this kind of mild nice-guy exterior, but inside my heart is like a steel trap.

    Nice   Heart   Guy  
    "Biography/ Personal Quotes". www.imdb.com.
  • The entertainment business is not the be-all and end-all for me.

    "Biography / Personal Quotes". www.imdb.com.
  • Heaven to me is percussion and bass, a screaming guitar and a burbling Hammond B-3 organ. It's a soup I love being immersed in.

    Twitter post from May 24, 2014
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