Werner Herzog Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


15th June 2011

Fact: Samuel L. Jackson and movie director Werner Herzog have signed up to narrate the audio versions of bed time book Go The F**K To Sleep, which pleads with children to fall asleep in calm but expletive-laden verses.


30th November 2007

Quote: "I like it because it is the city with the most substance in the United States. If you only look at the glitz of Hollywood, with the stretch limos and all the crazed celebrities, then you won't find it. But look behind it - and the good thing is, hardly anybody believes it or knows about it." German RESCUE DAWN director Werner Herzog on the hidden magic of Los Angeles.


29th November 2007

Quote: "Adventure is over. Now you can book an adventure trip to New Guinea to see the headhunters. It has degenerated that far. Adventure belongs to a century when men would face each other in a pistol duel at dawn." Grizzly Man and RESCUE DAWN director Werner Herzog on the lack of challenges in modern life.


9th July 2007

Quote: "Adventure doesn't exist anymore. It died away at the time when damsels would faint on couches and men would meet in pistol duels at dawn. Now it's an embarrassment." Director Werner Herzog insists he's not an adventurer.


15th June 2007

Quote: "I was disappointed he never tried to shoot me." Christian Bale on his RESCUE DAWN director Werner Herzog's fiery reputation.


18th March 2007

Quote: "We are overconcerned with the well-being of whales, panda bears and tree frogs, but cultures are dying with incredible speed. There are 6,000 languages still alive, many of them spoken by very few speakers." German director Werner Herzog fights to keep languages alive.


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