Top 115 Thrilling Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Thrilling Quotes from famous people such as Terry Pratchett, Joseph Bologna, John Hurt, James Weldon Johnson, Ayushmann Khurrana, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

Evolution was far more thrilling to me than the biblica

Evolution was far more thrilling to me than the biblical account. Who would not rather be a rising ape than a falling angel? To my juvenile eyes, Darwin was proved true every day. It doesn’t take much to make us flip back into monkeys again.
Terry Pratchett
When I was a kid, there was no distinction between a movie about old people or young people. It was either funny or not. It was either entertaining or not. It was either exciting or not. It was either thrilling or not.
Joseph Bologna
I like the physical activity of gardening. It’s kind of thrilling. I do a lot of weeding.
John Hurt
Any musical person who has never heard a Negro congregation under the spell of religious fervor sing these old songs has missed one of the most thrilling emotions which the human heart may experience.
James Weldon Johnson
Lots of people expect ‘Andhadhun’ to be a dark film, given it’s from Sriram Raghavan. But this film is fun, entertaining, thrilling, and while it has moments of darkness, overall it’s not a dark film.
Ayushmann Khurrana
I believe that good television should be challenging and frustrating and maddening and thrilling. If you just want to see people who look like you and think like you and do what you would do in any given situation, you’d have to stop looking at TV and start looking in a mirror. But would that be as much fun?
Shonda Rhimes
Soledad Barrio is clearly a master – of thrilling steps and passionate movement. She stalks, she circles, she struts, she snaps her head – her feet drill the stage.
Robert Gottlieb
I just find it thrilling, especially when I totally lock in to the person that I am doing and I’m really flying… I suppose I am hiding myself when I sing as these other people.
Jane Horrocks
I don’t think we set out to make ‘The East’ in order to necessarily change people’s hearts; I don’t know how much movies actually change people’s hearts. We wanted to make something that was thrilling and got you to thinking.
Zal Batmanglij
The acting is something that will always be a part of my life, but the writing gives me a lot more creative freedom. You’re a pawn in somebody else’s chess game, whereas as a writer and as a director, you get to call the shots. And that’s very thrilling.
Amber Benson
I love live theatre, it’s always thrilling and exciting.
Prunella Scales
No one wants to know how clever you are. They don’t want an insight into your mind, thrilling as it might be. They want an insight into their own.
Mark Haddon
Loki in ‘Thor’ is the most incredible springboard into a sort of excavation of the darker aspects of human nature. So that was thrilling, coming back knowing that I’d built the boat and now I could set sail into choppier waters.
Tom Hiddleston
When you first fall in love it’s so thrilling, you can’t wait to throw yourself away and make this new wonderful twosome.
Jane Campion
There’s a strange sense of accomplishment in making an independent film. Everything’s against you; there’s no time, and even less money – you bring a bottle of glue, chip in twenty bucks, and hope you all make it through the day. If you manage to finish it and it actually turns out to be pretty good, it’s thrilling.
Eric Stoltz
I was not exposed to a lot of culture. The shows we saw in high school, like ‘Phantom of the Opera’ and ‘Miss Saigon,’ were thrilling. But my love affair with theater started with seeing a production of ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ that my sister was in.
Stephen Karam
Circus with animal shows should be forbidden, there are enough other thrilling options.
Bill Kaulitz
It’s been a thrilling journey – I have had to really learn that an orchestra is an entity – it’s a creature. I have been calling it the dragon and the conductor is the dragon tamer. And you just have to… ride and don’t let go and you will be fine.
Tori Amos
I was enjoying myself writing, because I don’t know what’s going to happen when I take a ride around that corner. You don’t know at all what you’re going to find there. That can be thrilling when you read a book, especially when you’re a kid and you’re reading stories.
Haruki Murakami
Charmed’ is obviously so iconic, and to be part of an extension of that is like beyond thrilling.
Sarah Jeffery
I find writing a book a slow, intricate process, a kind of obstacle course punctuated with great rewards. But research is always thrilling, and I tend to incorporate newfound material up to the very last minute.
Adrienne Mayor
It was just a really thrilling little ride on this big world of ‘Sons of Anarchy.’
Donal Logue
Now, playing a love interest can be really thrilling, if you’re working opposite thrilling people.
Kristin Scott Thomas
I came to bobsledding quite by accident. I was on a skiing holiday in St. Moritz and took a guest ride. I liked it. I thought it was a thrilling experience. It is scary. I’d be lying if I didn’t say I was apprehensive at first.
Albert II, Prince of Monaco
I’ve never understood the appeal of feeling really scared. I know that people do find it really thrilling. For me, artistically, it needs to be worth the effort of me feeling uncomfortable watching it.
Bill Skarsgard
Writing a novel about World War II and the French Resistance was a challenge both sobering and thrilling.
Bobbie Ann Mason
Praise and criticism seem to me to operate exactly on the same level. If you get a great review, it’s really thrilling for about ten minutes. If you get a bad review, it’s really crushing for ten minutes. Either way, you go on.
Ann Patchett
It’s a great way to start the day, hearing you’ve been nominated for an Emmy. It’s just thrilling.
Allison Janney
We celebrated Christmas. Not religiously, but we did the tree and the lights. Hannukah always seemed not quite as thrilling – Sorry to my Jewish brothers and sisters! But when you’re a kid, Santa and all that, you know, that really trumps the menorah. So we did Christmas.
Matthew Broderick
A lot of my students are Asian-American, and it has been thrilling to watch them break through the stereotypes into something alive and surprising.
Robert Morgan
I have a terrific marriage, but unlike a lot of relationships where they ebb and flow, no matter what happens you fall deeper and deeper in love every day. It’s kind of the best thing that can happen to you. It’s thrilling.
Hugh Jackman
I've been invited to the White House about five times.

I’ve been invited to the White House about five times. I think the greatest thing would be if they actually invited everybody to the White House every night… they’d just take about 500 people a night. Everybody would just love this country because it’s so thrilling to go there. It really is.
Andy Warhol
I was just thrilled to get the gig to begin with. Ten years later to still have it is not only thrilling but also somewhat of a puzzlement.
Al Roker
I want to interact creatively with the directors I work with – it’s a thrilling way to work.
Dervla Kirwan
A great thing is happening on cable TV. You see characters change in stories over years, like in Tolstoy. That’s a whole, thrilling new form that I really enjoy. They are Tolstoy-an in their endless character development and narrative changes… a show like ‘Breaking Bad’ is astonishing.
Mike Nichols
I really admire stand-up, and I think I would have loved to learn how to do it. I think it’s terrifying and thrilling. A really cool thing to do. It’s a dying art, in a way.
Tina Fey
The film of tomorrow will not be directed by civil servants of the camera, but by artists for whom shooting a film constitutes a wonderful and thrilling adventure.
Francois Truff
For some reason, it is always thrilling to spot your home town in the news.
Craig Brown
The Mitch Rapp novels are as thrilling and entertaining as they are relevant. I am delighted to be given the opportunity to translate them to the screen.
Edward Zwick
I feel that directors at times are like the janitors on the set. I am the secretary, I am the organizer, I am the maid, and I ask if they have eaten or rested. The best things are always out of your control. It’s those moments that surpass the imagination that are thrilling.
Jane Campion
It’s a thrilling world, and people really like stories about secrets, which is the essence of a spy drama.
Andrew Scott
The essential gesture of the contemporary novel is to get people to turn the page, to entertain them, and I hate that. I want a novel where the gesture is towards existential investigation on every page. That, to me, is thrilling.
David Shields
My journey with Rajesh Khanna was good, thrilling… a roller coaster ride. I feel honoured to have two children with him.
Dimple Kapadia
The pursuit system is an ideal way to shoot action sequences. It enhances the picturisation and captures the scene so well that the audience can feel the thrilling speed of the chase sequence in the film. ‘Dhoom 3’ is the first Hindi film to use this technique.
Vijay Krishna Acharya
There’s a deep underlying unpredictability to life that is thrilling. In China, my wife would say you go out to buy toilet paper, and you come back, and something interesting or revealing or funny happened on the way.
Evan Osnos
That’s what I always enjoyed about acting, the real adrenalin rush. My heart – still before I go on stage – crashing out of my chest. That’s thrilling to me.
Billy Crudup
I think there’s something really thrilling to having to get people laughing about something, and then, when you have them in that comfort space, you can drop the weight into the texture of the story.
Uzo Aduba
A novelist writes a novel, and people read it. But reading is a solitary act. While it may elicit a varied and personal response, the communal nature of the audience is like having five hundred people read your novel and respond to it at the same time. I find that thrilling.
August Wilson
You only have one go at life, which is thrilling. Only you can make yourself into who you want to be. Don’t blame anybody else. You are entitled to free fresh air, and that’s it. Do the rest yourself.
Joanna Lumley