The longer it takes you to become successful, the harder it will be for somebody else to take it away from you.— Hugh Jackman
The most mouth-watering Hugh Jackman quotes that are free to learn and impress others
We can live tough lives, but the human spirit is stronger, seemingly, than anything. There is redemption, hope, and love. All different forms of heartbreak, but beyond all that there is hope, there is love. There is beauty and bliss.
If you put Buddha, Jesus Christ, Socrates, Shakespeare, Arjuna, Krishna at a dinner table together, I can't see them having an argument.
Giving people a hand up, not a handout, is the way forward.
I meditated before I hosted the Oscars, I meditate before I go on stage, I meditate in the morning and lunchtime when I'm on a film set.
I think adoption is a blessing all around when it's done right.
I don't think I knew how going to Ethiopia would affect my life, through a very simple choice of buying fair-trade coffee, we can take part in change.
I have a terrific marriage, but unlike a lot of relationships where they ebb and flow, no matter what happens you fall deeper and deeper in love every day. It's kind of the best thing that can happen to you. It's thrilling.
I'm an actor who believes we all have triggers to any stage of emotion.
It's not always easy to find but it's still there.
I'm not a kid. You don't get in this business for anonymity. It's not like I have posters of myself on the wall, but at the same time, I'm kind of ready for a little bit of it, but I worry for my little one, and my family - their privacy. That's what I'm more protective of.
I do not think it is logical to try and outsmart the smartest people.
Instead, my weapons are irony and paradox. The joy of life is partly in the strange and unexpected. It is in the constant exclamation 'Who would have thought it?'
Look, my philosophy in life is expect nothing and everything is a bonus.
Instead of setting goals, seek defining moments.
Those are the real tests, because you have to be willing to fail in a pressure situation in front of other people.
The audience knows the truth, the world is simple.
It's miserable, solid all the way through. But if you could fool them, even for a second, then you can make them wonder, and then you got to see something really special.
The best part about being married is that feeling of being a team.
All couples have ups and downs, so having someone you trust is priceless
Now I meet people with full-color Wolverine tattoos on their backs.
Thank God I did okay, because I think if I hadn't, they'd spit on me in the street.
To this day, I am the least materialistic person I know, because my father didn't raise me to just go out and buy this or that car. The only reason I wanted to make money as an actor was because I'm passionate about food!
I just love making a fool out of myself.
I made my living as a clown at kids' parties for about three years.
If I'm a lush at anything, it's food and drink. I'm not materialistic in any way, but I value food.
To have memories of those you have loved and lost is perhaps harder than to have no memories.
I'm a big goofball, you know. Don't tell anyone that, but I'm a big goofball. In Australia we call it a dag.
If you never fall in love with your character, you'll never be able to do that character justice. No matter who it is, no matter what the character does, you have to find the reason for it. Everyone's got a reason for what they do, even if it's a reason that they're not proud of.
Transcendental Meditation gives you what you need, when you need it.
It's literally changed my life. Some of the clearest ideas or epiphanies I've had in life happened during or after meditating. Everything becomes clear and the truth starts coming out.
The Wolverine was fired from his job as a cashier in a newsagents after just six weeks because his boss said, "he talks too much to customers". He can talk to me all day.
My friends say, 'Man you're going to have kids sleeping on pillowcases with your face on it! You're going to be on toothbrushes and magnets and stuff.' I guess now that I'm a dad, I'm thrilled about that.
If somebody in your industry is more successful than you, it's because he works harder than you.
My father is a real idealist, and he's all about learning.
If I asked for a pair of Nikes growing up, it was just a resounding 'No.' But if I asked for a saxophone, one would appear and next day and I'd be signed up for lessons. So anything to do with education or learning, my father would spare no expense.
Being on Broadway is the modern equivalent of being a monk.
I sleep a lot, eat a lot, and rest a lot.
Historically, much of the motivation for public schooling has been to stifle variety and institute social control.
Becoming a father, I think it inevitably changes your perspective of life.
I don't get nearly enough sleep. And the simplest things in life are completely satisfying. I find you don't have to do as much, like you don't go on as many outings.
I have a wife and a son, but the gay rumors have started.
I guess it's a sign that I'm moving up the ladder.
My father is very Jean Valjean. He's what I would call a great example of a religious person. He is a deeply thoughtful man whose religion is in his deeds way more than anything else. It's not talked about that much.
My father taught me that losing your temper is a self-indulgent act.
When you're playing an icon like Wolverine, it's sometimes better to be someone that nobody knows because they don't know what to expect. I don't mind a little bit of anonymity; it helps on the subway.
I'd sell my soul for a good cause.
Luckily, I'm not afraid to make a fool of myself.
I treat auditions like I treated my first dates.
It's an opportunity to get to know a stranger and to learn from each other.
If I meet someone at a bus stop, I want to really meet that person.
I don't want to be 'Hugh Jackman, the famous actor.'
I'm not doing Bond.
You can't tackle climate change until you tackle poverty.
Nobody suddenly discovers anything. Thing are made slowly and in pain.
The optimization of cosmic darkness and of Earth's location within the dark universe that sacrifices neither the material needs of human beings nor their capacity to gain knowledge about the universe reflects masterful engineering at a level far beyond human capability- and even imagination. It testifies of a supernatural, superintelligent, superpowerful, fully deliberate Creator.
I tended to favour the piano over the guitar because it stays in one place, which is what I like to do.
GOOD IDEAS ALTER THE BALANCE IN RELATIONSHIPS. THAT IS WHY GOOD IDEAS ARE ALWAYS INITIALLY RESISTED.
Your idea doesn't have to be big. It just has to be yours alone. The more the idea is yours alone, the more freedom you have to do something really amazing. The more amazing, the more people will click with your idea. The more people click with your idea, the more it will change the world.
Doing anything worthwhile takes forever.
The physical reality is assumed to be the wave function of the whole universe itself.
I didn't really know X-Men at all before I started.
So I'd heard of this comic but I didn't know it was as beloved or as iconic as I have now found out, but I just know fans are going to flip out at this.
Boring' can be a lot of fun. Especially if it's on your own terms.
Write down five things you love to do.
Next, write down five things that you're really good at. Then just try to match them up! Revisit your list once a year to make sure you're on the right track.