Matthew McConaughey Quotes.
There are a whole bunch of roles where people say, ‘Oh, you’re playing yourself.’ I guess it’s kind of a compliment. Or people say, ‘Oh, man, you just roll out of bed and do that.’ The work is to make it look effortless. That’s the hard part.
Music is a really great creative tool for me, for different roles.
My whole family are hams. They’re storytellers and everyone outdoes the next one.
I like quips. I like whiffs of cynicism and I think they can be witty. But I don’t really know where wittiness is constructive.
I say to the paparazzi, ‘Fellas, take your shot and go.’ It’s just they usually find me on a beach.
Absolutely not. I have no problem with commitment. In fact, I love having someone in my life.
Life is not fair, it never was and it is now and it won’t ever be. Do not fall into the trap. The entitlement trap, of feeling like you’re a victim. You are not.
It’s a scientific fact that gratitude reciprocates.
I’ve never been a manipulator, even in my bachelor days. I never wanted to do things to people that could catch up with me later on.
My last name is originally Irish. I’m not exactly sure whereabouts it’s from, but I’ve got family branches that were traced back there.
I’ve done films where we don’t rehearse, and I’ve done films where we heavily rehearse. I like rehearsals.
We spend so much time sublimatin’, thinkin’ about, ‘What am I going to have for lunch, dinner?’
I’ve read a lot of really great characters in some really crappy stories, where I said, like, ‘Boy I could shine here, but the story sucks.’ I don’t want to be part of that.
What the heck is true love? I remember feeling, back when I was 12 and ‘going’ with this girl, ‘Is this true love?’
I like the city. I like the concrete. I like big business. I like being a CEO of my own company and having a lot of responsibilities. At the same time, when I can go off with a backpack or off on a surfboard or even off on a run somewhere in the woods – that’s where I’m really happy.
I always wanted to be a father and thought it would be great, but it just took the right woman and the right time to make it all happen.
We have a big appetite for putting people down but, at the heart of everyone, there’s enough room for all of us to succeed.