It is a fact that many of the wars and conflicts happening all over the world are aggravated or fought strictly for geopolitical fossil fuel energy interests, and many of the world's most dangerous regimes are funded by fossil fuel dollars.— Mark Ruffalo
The most seductive Mark Ruffalo quotes that are easy to memorize and remember
We are living in revolutionary times.
The good news is we have everything we need to leave fossil fuels in the ground. All we need is for you to join the rest of the world to bring about a cleaner, more stable, and peaceful future.
I remember riding my bike down the boardwalk with nowhere to go and looking at the girls. It was really innocent.
When you have to fight for the things you love, you have to measure the value of those things in ways you may not in any other way.
Love conquers all - love is the grace that transcends any kind of injustice in the end.
It is a fact that, today, up to seven million people a year are dying from fossil fuel pollution.
I think we've all been kind of... everyone's been hurt, everyone's felt loss, everyone has exultation, everyone has a need to be loved, or to have lost love, so when you play a character, you're pulling out those little threads and turning them up a bit.
Burning natural gas will not save us from climate change.
It's the same as burning any other carbon-based fuel.
The abundance that is offered to us by leaving behind the fossil fuel paradigm is very promising for the world and the people of the world. We will have cleaner air, water, and food; we will have more resources to share with our people. There will be more economic freedom because people will be able to harvest their own energy.
People say funny things all the time during really serious moments in life.
I like to disappear in the parts I play.
It is a fact that, up to seven million people a year are dying from fossil fuel pollution. It is a fact that we are already dealing with the catastrophe of climate change in places like California, where people have been burnt out of their homes and where they are dealing with record droughts.
Also, stick around. Don't lose your heart, just keep going, keep at it.
I don't know, one out of every two marriages ends up in divorce so there's a lot of great people out there who people aren't happy with.
Folks should be able to harvest, store, use, or sell their own energy as they see fit. This is not a Democratic nor Republican issue, and if anyone tries to convince you it is, they are being purposely misleading.
After the brain tumor happened, I realized I love acting, I've always loved it, I may never get a chance to do it again.
I enjoyed growing up part of my life in Virginia Beach.
We had the ocean and the beach and a beautiful landscape.
You can tell a lot about a person by what’s on their playlist.
I had to work on a Marlin boat, like gutting fish, like as the bait boy.
It is a fact that our fresh water is becoming more scarce and that the new ways we are getting energy in America - fracking, mountaintop removal, cyclic steam extraction, deep-sea drilling - all pollute water, pollute the air, and pollute our soil and food.
My dad [...] sent me a text saying, 'You know who you should play? Columbo. That's your Academy Award.'
I always like having kid energy around.
I think it's good for a movie, even when you're doing dramatic stuff.
My own mother fought to make herself more than a possession;
she lived her life as a mother who chose when she would have children, and a wife who could earn a living if she so chose. I want my daughters to enjoy that same choice.
We're warriors, this culture, and we're very puritanical about sex and very embracing about violence and I don't know why that is.
I'm very nervous in the beginning and then I get in there and start doing my work and I feel more comfortable.
People use the Method as a shield; it shields them from being vulnerable. I hear all these young actors who are like, 'I'm Method, I'm gonna go live in the house, you know, I totally get it, I've done it, I've been there', but one thing I know is it kills spontaneity.
Commercials that are geared towards kids. I think they should just, like, wipe them out.
Yeah, there's a tendency to get pigeonholed in Hollywood.
Climate change is not going away. It will only get more extreme and more dangerous with time. There is no hiding from it. Yes, those living in poverty today will be hit first and the hardest, but we are all going to feel it and see it. We already are.
The working-class folks and the poor, and those normal people living their lives out in the world without the glitter and the fanfare. There is a lot to learn from them.
I have a carpool with a corrections officer and a construction worker.
My kids get to see that we're not segregated based on wealth or standing. It's very cool.
There is nothing a good long walk can't help work out.
The true value of somebody in this town is very hard to determine. It's all smoke and mirrors.
We only gain collectively by acting now.
We gain by one day not having to pay a thing for fuel. We gain by having cleaner air, water, and food so that we are healthier and our health care costs come down. We gain by deflating the global fossil fuel markets that drive much of the conflict around the world.
I know what it's like to have these big multinational corporations invade your land and promise jobs and promise it's gonna be safe, and then you see the consequences.
Literally, I think I've quit acting three or four times, only for a few days. Maybe for a few weeks.
I became an actor so I didn't have to be myself.
I didn't like the distance between my family and myself that I was experiencing from having to work all the time.
I think of marriage as a garden. You have to tend to it. Respect it, take care of it, feed it. Make sure everyone is getting the right amount of, um, sunlight.
When you're on the road, you sort of go crazy and being away from your family you get stir-crazy and lonely, so I try to keep myself involved as much as possible.
I enjoyed growing up part of my life in Virginia Beach.
We had the ocean and the beach and a beautiful landscape. We were outdoors all the time and we played outside.
I don't understand how people can take a gentle, loving life and treat it with such cruelty.
And my mother caught wind of this. She never had really tried to guide my career or really had any say in my life as an adult, but this was the one time she said she would never speak to me again if I quit acting.
I got into acting because I wanted to act and I love acting.
That's my true north: to be creative and to be challenged in what I love to do.
I am grateful to the fossil fuel industry for bringing us the concentrated carbon that took us through the Industrial Revolution and through the technological revolution and brought us to the gateway of the renewable energy revolution, or what I call the sunlight revolution. But that is where we must part ways. It's the natural order.
It's easy to do nothing, but your heart breaks a little more every time you do.
No great advancement has ever been kept at bay because of ideology, nor greed.
Eventually progress moves us forward.
When people sit across from people - gay, straight, whatever - and they talk, they find out that people they may have been demonizing for their lifetime aren't the demons we've expected them to be.
My belief about acting in one foot on a banana peel and the other one in the grave.
Activists must be admired for the sacrifices they are willing to make for those things they hold dear. I would say those kinds of ways of looking at life enrich the value of life, and that is a good thing.