I grew up in a very old-fashioned Roman Catholic, Italian-Irish family in Philly.— Bradley Cooper
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I think if you live in a black-and-white world, you're gonna suffer a lot.
I used to be like that. But I don't believe that anymore.
This is what I learned at the hospital.
You have to do everything you can, you have to work your hardest, and if you do, if you stay positive, you have a shot at a silver lining.
In a relationship you want to treat people the way you want to be treated.
Life's complicated and people do things for a lot of reasons.
I don't know if it's animalistic or what, but men become like peacocks with their feathers up when women are around.
I think he's Will 's partying a lot in Cabo.
I think he's running a brothel. I don't know what he's doing.
I just wrapped this movie called The Wedding Crashers which was a pretty big break for me.
If you look at anything, there are always comedic moments.
There's got to be something you want to tell and that's the engine which spurs all of the work you have to do in order to create the story, but you have to love some sort of nugget of what you're telling to be a filmmaker.
God opposes the proud. The way you get up front is do really good work in the back. Humility is a by product of spending time with Jesus - it is not a reflection of yourself
For a comedy to work, magic has to happen.
Women are a source of energy in life.
I've always wanted to be in a war or baseball movie, but the thought of having no women on set for six months - that's hell. I don't know if it's animalistic or what, but men become like peacocks with their feathers up when women are around.
The only thing I hate are photo shoots. I just hate them. I don't know why I cannot stand them.
If you're a single man and you happen to be in this business, you're deemed a player. But I don't see myself as a ladies' man.
I want to work with great filmmakers and great actors and get better as an actor.
I loved the college experience of studying.
I used to work the graveyard shift.
I completely fell in love with riding horses.
I really didn't want to wear a helmet when I would go off with the trainer on weekends, galloping through forests and stuff. But thank God he made me, because one time, I was going under a tree and my helmet hit a branch. It literally would have taken my head off.
I liked sports but I never really had the confidence.
I was always coordinated and it came easy to me, but I didn't have the confidence to go along with the physical skill.
Breaking news is a thing that's on TV all day.
10 or 15 years ago, breaking news would get everybody around the table because it was going to be something huge.
To break up with a girl: be direct. You have to behave the way you would want her to behave, and I would want the door to be closed. You have to be sensitive but honest. You have to be a gentleman and do it in person. You have to look her in the eyes.
Anything has a rhythm to it, comedy or drama.
There has to be a musicality to it. And everybody can't play the same instrument, ideally. But I think that we all have the same comedic tendencies, and that's why it works. We all sort of agree with what's funny.
Unfortunately, when someone asks me for a favor, I can't say no.
Because of my upbringing - my Catholic guilt - if I don't do it, it plagues me.
When we see Christ for who He is He then tells us who we are.
I was on Facebook. I'm not anymore, but my sister always sends pictures to a page. I'm sure you can find a Bradley Cooper there.
I think I'm a decent-looking guy. Sometimes I can look great, and other times I look horrifying.
My hair has been mocked a lot.
I worked in restaurants the first half of my life.
Give me an authentic woman, and I'm happy.
I was pretty as a child and I felt that I wasn't very manly and that plagued me for years.
Our posture NOW defines our portion later!
I remember being away somewhere, and I had forgotten it was Valentine's Day with a person, and that was very embarrassing.
Comedy is music.
Personally, I've made myself a very small window of what I enjoy in this business, which is I love being a big part of the storytelling process.
Life's complicated and people do things for a lot of reasons.
I think if you live in a black-and-white world, you're gonna suffer a lot. I used to be like that. But I don't believe that anymore.
Our submission defines our authority
I'm a crazy cinephile.
If you look at anybody who's had along career, if you look at the choices they've made - even if the movies haven't worked - they've always worked with great filmmakers.
It's too hard to make a movie if you don't care about what happens to it, or even what the product is. I can't even imagine that. It's not worth the time and effort if you don't care about the product.
There are certain actors you watch in a movie, and you think, 'Wow, that guy is very skilled.'
I definitely am a huge lover of comedy, and it's only through doing so many comedies that I've realised how much of an influence they've been on me.
I've never ridden a hog. I only have sport bikes. But that's basically how I get around L.A. Because traffic is horrendous.
You can't really control how people are going to feel about you;
all you can really do is be yourself. Because if you seduce somebody, and you seduce them by pretending to be a certain way, once they are seduced they are going to find that you are not that way. And then you have to maintain an image that's not real, so you really screw yourself. The best is to be yourself and hope they like you.
Don't trust a guy who accuses you of infidelity.
He's cheating. He's projecting. If you're living that kind of life, you think everybody else is too.
Being in 'Us Weekly' does not make you famous.
Every performance is completely its own thing.
I had size 12 feet when I was 10, so I thought I was going to be 6 8.
My goal was to be able to dunk a basket. I wound up being 6 1 with size 14 feet. I got the raw end of the deal.
I've never heard of a comedy that hasn't had reshoots, especially for the ending of a movie in a comedy.
If I like a song, I'll just keep playing it, and it never gets old.