15 Quotes That Celebrate Dan Aykroyd on His Birthday

Dan Aykroyd smoking a cigarette that's falling out of his mouth in Ghostbusters
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Thanks, Dan!

Celebrate Dan Aykroyd by Reading These Quotes From the Talented Star

Dan Aykroyd is one hell of a guy.

Not only is he an incredible actor, comedian, musician, and filmmaker, he's a very special person. He isn't afraid to speak his mind, even when others question his beliefs.

In honor of his birthday, we rounded up some of our all-time favorite Dan Aykroyd quotes that'll hopefully inspire you to speak your mind as well. Enjoy them below now!

Best Dan Aykroyd Quotes

  • "My whole thing is to entertain, make people laugh, and to forget about the real world for a while."

  • "You do not need a therapist if you own a motorcycle, any kind of motorcycle."

  • "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."

  • "I have this kind of mild nice-guy exterior, but inside my heart is like a steel trap."

  • "The entertainment business is not the be-all and end-all for me."

Funny Dan Aykroyd Quotes

  • "I think I'm a narcoleptic. I could sleep on a railway track with a train running over me, in-between the rails."

  • "Greetings and death to our enemies."

  • "And, I believe that if a man dies with a single penny still sitting in the bank, he's a fool."

  • "Hollywood is in love with any kind of nostalgia that can prove itself to be commercial."

  • "I accept skeptics, you've got to have challenges."

Inspiring Dan Aykroyd Quotes

  • "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."

  • "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."

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

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

  • "Wine represents to me sharing and good times and a celebration of life. It is always around happy occasions with family and friends and centered around joy. What better item to be involved in then something that represents all these wonderful things."

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