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Motivational Joaquin Phoenix Quotes

Joaquin Phoenix Quotes:- Joaquin Phoenix (born October 28, 1974) is an American actor, producer, and activist, who has received several accolades, including a Grammy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and nominations for three Academy Awards.
Phoenix started acting in television series with his brother River Phoenix and sister Summer Phoenix. His first major film role was in SpaceCamp (1986).

Inspirational Joaquin Phoenix Quotes

“My significant other right now is myself, which is what happens when you suffer from multiple personality disorder and self-obsession.”-Joaquin Phoenix

Inspirational Joaquin Phoenix Quotes

“It’s hard for me to put my feelings into words.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“If you walk into a room and one hundred people say, ‘You are a lovely, beautiful person’, who isn’t going to be affected by that? But you have to tell yourself not to value that. You have to tell yourself – or at least I do – to not become accustomed to hearing applause in any way, because I think that’s dangerous.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“There are kids who get on a BMX bike when they’re eight years old and they go, ‘Whoa, this is incredible,’ and grow up to do extreme sports. It’s the same for me with acting.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“I once told a journalist that girls call me ‘Kitten,’ but I couldn’t have been more sarcastic, and no matter how many times I’ve said that it was a joke, it still doesn’t go away.”-Joaquin Phoenix

“Whether you think a film will affect society or it’s plain entertainment, it’s all excellent, it’s all noble.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“I don’t bring my life into a character at all.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“For me, I’d rather have an intense experience than not.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“I’m incredibly lazy!”-Joaquin Phoenix


80+ Famous Quotes By Joaquin Phoenix


“I had a really wonderful upbringing. We were a tight family. It was wonderful to grow up with so many siblings. We were all just a year or two apart, and we were always so supportive of each other. I learned everything from my older brother and sister and taught it to my younger sisters.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“I never prepare. I think that’s completely overrated. It’s a very simple job. All you have to do is hit this bright mark, stand in the right spot and say the line. So I don’t really believe in preparation.”-Joaquin Phoenix

“I’ve always loved music, but I never really played anything. After ‘Walk the Line’ and learning to play guitar, and having that sense of performing, I think that certainly opened the door for me, for music.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“I guess my experience with some stuff is kind of abstract.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“The reason I keep making movies is I hate the last thing I did. I’m trying to rectify my wrongs.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“I know if I’m lost in the moment or not.”-Joaquin Phoenix


70+ Top Quotes By Joaquin Phoenix


“Things are rarely as exciting or dramatic as we make them out to be in the press.”-Joaquin Phoenix

“I just don’t feel challenged by acting anymore. I don’t enjoy the process anymore.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“You see so many earnest characters in movies all the time, everyone has a purpose.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“It’s an amazing feeling to go into a studio and really be alone.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“You can take that ‘I’m an artiste’ stuff to the wrong extreme, too.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“I feel like everything you learn as an actor growing up is wrong. You’re supposed to hit your mark, find your light and know your lines. Those are all things that just make things wooden, dull and boring.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“Well, I think that you know, I threatened myself with quitting after every movie. But I think everybody does that, right?”-Joaquin Phoenix


“I think the day that I become comfortable doing interviews and going on talk shows is the day that I don’t know what it is to be a human being anymore.”-Joaquin Phoenix

“When I decide to do something, I stick with it, total commitment.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“In most films – especially in regards to the protagonist – really from the get-go they set up some scenario that endears that character to the audience. Or imbues him with some nobility or heroism or something.”-Joaquin Phoenix


Joaquin Phoenix Quotes About Fictional Character


“I’ve made up so many stores about my name, I can’t remember.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“I feel an obligation to set the record straight. Actors that say they’re affected by something, that it changes their life, that they take it home with them, they’re just trying to get nominated for an Oscar!”-Joaquin Phoenix


“I don’t walk around like I’m a movie star because I don’t think of myself as a movie star. People usually don’t even notice me.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“For me, I guess I’m the acting equivalent of somebody that jumps off buildings and parachutes.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“I always have the fear that, if I don’t commit 100 percent to my work, then it’s gonna suffer.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“I loved hip-hop. The first stuff I heard was Public Enemy, and I couldn’t believe it. It was amazing, and I’ve always loved hip-hop.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“I’ve always loved hip-hop since I was a kid, that’s the music that I loved. I think every one of our generation kind of fantasized about hip-hop in some ways.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“When I look back I can’t believe how my parents managed, but the cliche is true. We didn’t have money, but we were rich in so many other ways.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“When I go out with the ladies, I don’t force them to pronounce my name. I tell them I like to go by the nickname of Kitten.”-Joaquin Phoenix


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“I love having a master. I have no problem serving my director. That’s my job. I want to make them happy.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“In every film, whether it’s a fictional character or not, you create an idea of the character and for me, I always do a bad impersonation to start with.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“I guess I had what you could call an unconventional upbringing.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“You’re always thinking, What’s the next move – the career, the money.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“I wish I had fair justification for not being as informed as I should be, but I don’t.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“No, I don’t want to talk about River. I have nothing to say about it that I would want to be public.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“I’m not technical.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“I don’t spend most of my life in front of the media.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“Acting is really important to me. I love it, and it’s something I care about.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“I still think that movies are amazing; I respect the actors and directors.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“I don’t know why I always get to play these guys who have few redeeming features. But don’t knock it. Villains are much more fun.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“I enjoy humor more than anything, I don’t really sit around banging my head and crying all the time.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“I’m vomiting days before I start shooting a new movie.”-Joaquin Phoenix


Joaquin Phoenix Quotes About Movies


“I don’t really make movies because I want to see my face on a billboard or because I want to get good reviews or have a big box office. That doesn’t really matter to me at all.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“My parents were just searching for an alternative way of raising their children.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“Well, I haven’t signed anything giving people the right to do anything they want with my image, you know what I mean. I have the ultimate say.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“There was a time when I read a script and I just got excited about the possibilities.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“I have this horrible sense of humor where I think discomfort is funny – partly because I experience discomfort a lot, and it’s a way of laughing at it and getting a release.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“I’d see child actors and I’d get so jealous because they’re just completely wide open.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“My music is going to be true. I’m not out to sell records. I’m experiencing something, and it’s what I feel.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“I don’t know a single person in life that doesn’t have conflict.”-Joaquin Phoenix


Top Joaquin Phoenix Quotes About Life


“With public figures involved in a relationship, it seems that there is a machine behind their love so oftentimes.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“Every movie soaks into you for a certain amount of time.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“I wouldn’t feel satisfied being on set every day doing a romantic comedy – I’d be bored to death.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“Going out on a stage publicly and not knowing how people are going to react to you – once I experienced that, it made me feel much more comfortable about going into a scene.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“Once I became a total buffoon, it was so liberating.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“I would try and sing along with bands that I like but it sounded so atrocious that I couldn’t.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“Might I be ridiculous? Might my career in music be laughable? Yeah, that’s possible, but that’s certainly not my intention.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“The only reason why I would like to be accepted? Because if your movies don’t do well, after a while you don’t get to make any more movies.”-Joaquin Phoenix


“I didn’t know much about him, and I wasn’t a big country music fan. I listened to the Beatles and David Bowie, so I didn’t know a lot about him.”-Joaquin Phoenix