I think happiness is overrated. Satisfied, at peace-those would be more realistic goals.— Brad Pitt
The most unpopular Brad Pitt quotes you will be delighted to read
You must lose everything in order to gain anything.
In Missouri, where I come from, we don't talk about what we do - we just do it.
If we talk about it, it's seen as bragging.
I would love to work in a Bollywood film as there is so much drama and colour in the films there.
Man, when I'm riding with the helmet on, I'm invisible.
And people just deal with me as the guy on the bike... it gives you a chance to read 'em.
Gay marriage is inevitable. The next generation, they get it. It is just a matter of time before it becomes a reality.
The things you own end up owning you.
I'm probably 20 percent atheist and 80 percent agnostic.
I don't think anyone really knows. You'll either find out or not when you get there, until then there's no point thinking about it.
Do you know how you tell real love? It's when someone else's interest trumps your own.
Fatherhood is the best thing I ever did.
It changes your perspective. You can write a book, you can make a movie, you can paint a painting, but having kids is really the most extraordinary thing I have taken on.
The best moments can't be preconceived.
I've spent a lot of time in editing rooms, and a scene can be technically perfect, with perfect delivery and facial expression and timing, and you remember all your lines, and it is dead.
I've always believed happiness is overrated, you know? It’s those difficult times that inform the next wonderful time, and it’s a series of trade-offs, of events, of wins and losses.
I believe you make your day. You make your life. So much of it is all perception, and this is the form that I built for myself. I have to accept it and work within those compounds, and it's up to me.
I do not suffer from Autism, but I do suffer from the way you treat me.
I'm not a big proponent of happiness.
I think it's highly overrated. I think misery is underrated. There's so much value in that. You can't have one without the other.
Fame makes you feel permanently like a girl walking past construction workers.
Hitting bottom isn't a weekend retreat, it's not a goddamn seminar.
Stop trying to control everything and just let go!
Let us be the ones who say we do not accept that a child dies every three seconds simply because he does not have the drugs you and I have. Let us be the ones to say we are not satisfied that your place of birth determines your right for life. Let us be outraged; let us be loud; let us be bold.
America is a country founded on guns.
It's in our DNA. It's very strange but I feel better having a gun. I really do. I don't feel safe, I don't feel the house is completely safe, if I don't have one hidden somewhere. That's my thinking, right or wrong.
This idea of perpetual happiness is crazy and overrated, because those dark moments fuel you for the next bright moments; each one helps you appreciate the other.
I don't feel restless, I just like to travel.
My father came from a very poor background, but I was very fortunate in the sense that we were never in need. My dad was determined to make sure that we didn't want for things. He wanted to give us more opportunity than he had, a better shot at a better life.
A family is a risky venture, because the greater the love, the greater the loss.
.. That's the trade-off. But I'll take it all.
I have very few friends. I have a handful of close friends, and I have my family, and I haven't known life to be any happier.
I believe you make your day. You make your life.
There's no right. There's no wrong. There's only popular opinion.
Actions speak louder than words, and it's no more true than with your kids.
The last Bollywood movie I watched was 3 Idiots that featured Aamir Khan in it. It was impressive!
Heartthrobs are a dime a dozen.
You just have to get one misstep - that's an easy way to fall into caricature. Bad caricature.
I'm drawn to furniture design as complete architecture on a minor scale.
When I got untethered from the comfort of religion, it wasn't a loss of faith for me, it was a discovery of self. I had faith that I'm capable enough to handle any situation. There's peace in understanding that I have only one life, here and now, and [that] I'm responsible.
Cate Blanchett is mesmerizing. I don't know why. It's beyond my understanding. Why we all want to work with her is she elevates the rest of us. She's just got some ethereal grace and elegance that's beyond me, and an acute understanding of human nature. She's just exquisite. She's otherworldly.
I could really try new things. That was satanism, it works really well, I made a pact.
I don't think I was all that late in becoming a father.
Once you get older, you get a little closer to yourself, intimate.
I've always been very aware of that, more conscious of who I am, how I fit in the thing as opposed to trying to emulate someone else. Though, sometimes I try to emulate De Niro all the time, who is someone I could never be.
Being married means I can break wind and eat ice cream in bed.
Equality, absolutely, that's what defines us.
It's what makes us great. If it doesn't sit well with your religion, let your God sort it out in the end, but that's us. We're equal
I don't want to die without scars.
Success is a beast. And it actually puts the emphasis on the wrong thing. You get away with more instead of looking within.
Any love involves loss, and that's the risk you take.
And the greater the love, the greater the loss. I certainly feel that now with the woman I'm with, and the children that I have. But whatever the course may be, this time together is extraordinary.
Kids are dying from diarrhea ... that just shouldn't be in this day and age, and it's that kind of thing that needs to be changed. Enough is enough
When you first get opportunities, suddenly you get surrounded by a lot of people who want to make money off you but also are there to help. But they start telling you so much what you need to be and what you need to do to maintain some idea of career maintenance.
By employing the intelligence of natural systems we can create industry, buildings, even regional plans that see nature and commerce not as mutually exclusive but mutually coexisting.
One of the greatest, smartest things I ever did was give my kids Angie as their mom. She is such a great mom. Oh, man, I'm so happy to have her.
I'm actually very snobbish about directors.
I have to say no all the time. 'No' is the most powerful word in our business. You've got to protect yourself… To leave home, it's got to be worth leaving. It's got to be worth it.
The gods envy us. They envy us because we’re mortal, because any moment may be our last. Everything is more beautiful because we’re doomed. You will never be lovelier than you are now. We will never be here again.
I always liked those moments of epiphany, when you have the next destination.
I have a hard time with morals. All I know is what feels right, what's more important to me is being honest about who you are. Morals I get a little hung up on.
Your shame will be your torture, and your torture will be your life. I wish it long.