The environment is in us, not outside of us. The trees are our lungs, the rivers our bloodstream. We are all interconnected, and what you do to the environment ultimately you do to yourself.

— Ian Somerhalder

The most cheering Ian Somerhalder quotes that are life-changing and eye-opening

There are always decades that interest people. For me, that's the Roaring Twenties.

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I grew up as a country boy.

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We're made up of energy, so who's to say you can't transmit through electrical means? If you could transmit yourself wirelessly, then it's Armageddon pretty much.

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I appreciate the response and the support of fans, of people who actually don't mind watching me on screen... I just don't ever want to jeopardize that.

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Every love story needs a catalyst of some sort.

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I don't care how hot a girl is - if she doesn't like animals, it would be a major, major problem.

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A thought for today: 'People change and forget to tell each other.'

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I have a million acquaintances but just two or three true friends. I can't hide anything from them.

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I can write with absolutely perfect penmanship with my feet.

If I broke both my arms, I could still write a girl a love letter using just my toes.

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I feel vulnerable when I have no choice.

It segues into every facet of life, whether it's love, work, family, or conservation. Here it is: the whole reason that I started the Ian Somerhalder Foundation was the feeling of complete vulnerability during the BP oil spill.

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It's cool not growing old. I like being the eternal stud.

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Love is tested in so many ways. How do I articulate this? Two people are together. There are stakes, strife, struggles, all these things that make us fall for someone, love someone even more, leave someone.

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About Ian Somerhalder

Quotes 157 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Actor
Birthday October 16

It's impossible to imagine our planet without coral.

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We all exist in a time of widespread exponential growth.

We are busier than ever. When things pile sky-high on top of each other, I try to take a moment to: breathe, smile, repeat. This mantra helps me align to the reality outside of the superfluous noise.

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Animal cruelty is one of the most unfortunate and barbaric demonstrations of human beings manipulating ill conceived notions of ‘power’ over other species.

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Maybe one of the only things I do well: I cook like a maniac! I would be a chef if I weren't an actor.

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When you're really close to someone, they can make fun of you a lot and get away with it. But they sort of poke you in all of the right places.

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You want a love that consumes you, you want passion and adventure and even a little danger.

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Fracking is our biggest enemy right now in the U.

S. Actually, not just in the U.S., because all our water systems are interconnected. Whether you're reading this in New York State or in Japan, fracking is screwing you over.

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I work with the Humane Society a lot and have three rescue cats.

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I have the attention span of a mosquito from multitasking and all the things that have affected my poor little brain.

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Laughter is the best medicine...smilin g is second

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There is no differentiation between all living things: trees, river, animals, and humans.

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Think about this: If water is the blood of our planet flowing through veinous rivers, streams, and into our oceans, what does that make coral? Our heart. We simply cannot survive without our heart; therefore, it's mandatory we heal and protect our coral reefs now.

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Acting is such a huge part of my life.

It really allows me to have a creative outlet and to actually be able to have an outlet to discuss openly the things that truly I think are relevant in the world, that make a difference.

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Before vampires were aesthetically appealing, they were physical anomalies and ostracized outsiders whom we banished to the dark, and they didn't have the appeal that they do now.

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We all love guarantees in life.

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I mean it’s never a problem making out with Nina Dobrev, I mean that’s always really cool!

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The coming together of like-minded individuals through action is what's needed to see wide spread change for us, our planet and its creatures.

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Oil is dead, on its way to extinction.

As a group of citizens we must speak up and act towards ending fracking. Let your government know you will not tolerate a technology that not only poisons your family but our creature family at large; let them know you want sustainable power and all the jobs that will come with that new growth.

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I wanted to take part in this campaign because it's so easy to forget the many women who live their lives in fear because of domestic violence. Men have an important role to play in sending out the message that real men do not hurt or abuse their partners.

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Men have an important role to play in sending out the message that real men do not hurt or abuse their partners.

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I'm from New Orleans. There's a lot of vampire mystique and mythology that resonates there, and I was fascinated by it. I always wanted to play one.

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Men are intimidated by smart women. They make us want to kick up our game more.

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Sitting on a beach or walking through nature makes me come alive always.

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Even if you disagree w/me-I HAVE TO STAND,like you FOR WHAT I BELIEVE IN.WITH ALL MY HEART AND MIND

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My mom spent every dollar she ever had on getting me modeling/acting classes when I was a kid. I'm really grateful for that foresight. She's brilliant, kind, and so loving as a mother. I was told a million times in a day that she loved me.

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My grandmother was this unbelievably smart, phenomenally cool woman and [soap operas] were just always on in her house. I just realized that I live in a soap opera, and it's awesome.

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Kids are meeting in coffee shops and basements figuring out what's unsustainable in their communities. That's the future.

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Together, we can bring our planet's heartbeat back.

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The sanctuary would be the epicenter for the foundation.

We'll have think tanks there. It's going to be a really, really amazing place. As an educational home base, we will also focus on the development of sustainable agriculture initiative. It's a huge project but one I am exceptionally passionate about.

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To explore different parts of yourself and different emotional lives.

.. not to hide from who you are but to actually explore who you are.

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Lack of time and money create really bad green practices.

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I never had any backlash from the model-turned-actor thing.

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I've got a lot of letters from prison.

Lost was a big prison show. But it's really crazy when you get the letter that says, 'So, I'm getting out in three months, I've only been in for 17 years and I'd really like to meet you.'

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I am seeing a resurgence of entertainment that not only entertains, but inspires, evokes, and moves. I am seeing strength in the ability of artistic expression to change our future.

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I've been in love. It's painful and pointless and overrated.

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The film business creates a large amount of waste, and I'm not immune to waste in the business.

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I've sorta learned that I'm so tired of taking myself so seriously.

It's so great to show up at work and truly enjoy every word you say.

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