Inspirational Quotes from Austin Stowell

I would say I don’t like people who are really into themselves or are very materialistic. Just always talking themselves up. Not being real is the pet peeve. Be true to yourself.

Austin Stowell

I was the guy who was friends with everybody. Yes, I had my core group of friends, but I wasn’t part of a clique that excluded people. I hope they thought I was a nice guy. I tried to be just friendly and outgoing. I was class president. I’m supposed to run my class reunion in 2013.

Austin Stowell

Who doesn’t like dolphins? They’re like puppies.

Austin Stowell

I used to work out on an island called Martha’s Vineyard. I ran a pizza oven, I caddied, I worked on a fishing boat, and life is very easy out there. It’s a vacation lifestyle all the time.

Austin Stowell

Teenage years, having gone through it all, I know it’s a rough, rough time, and I would say to accept that message of letting go, letting it happen and accepting that things don’t always happen for a reason, or you may not understand the reason, but it’s all part of the journey, and try to enjoy the ride.

Austin Stowell

A friend of mine from New York asked me what I want to do, and I responded with, ‘I want to make movies.’ He responded with, ‘Guess what? They’re not making movies on Martha’s Vineyard.’ Literally ten minutes later, I was packing my bags.

Austin Stowell

I’m always a people watcher. They always had us do that at the University of Connecticut where I went for my training. I got my B.F.A. in Acting there.

Austin Stowell

Obviously, when you walk into a room and see people like Ashley Judd and Morgan Freeman and Charles Martin Smith behind the camera, it’s big time. You just try not to think about it, try and keep up, hold on for the ride.

Austin Stowell

People think of the military as being about guns and fighting wars, but it’s really about service to country and community.

Austin Stowell

I talked to some vets in L.A. about what they go through and do they think about their experiences a lot. I got a wide array of answers. Some people get very emotional, which is understandable. Two of my best friends growing up are in the armed services, and getting to represent those guys was a big honor for me.

Austin Stowell

I want to get out there and do anything, but I still don’t know about riding roller coasters. I’ve never been on one. There is something about being strapped in and on a track; I always feel like we’re going to be launched off somewhere.

Austin Stowell

Morgan Freeman is a very giving actor.

Austin Stowell

I have been able to stay clear of the Harry Connick, Jr. prank show but have seen the wrath.

Austin Stowell

99.9% of the time, the people we see worked for it. People like Morgan Freeman and Harry Connick, Jr. work every day to continue the status that they have.

Austin Stowell