Motivational Quotes from Brad Pitt

Man, when I’m riding with the helmet on, I’m invisible. And people just deal with me as the guy on the bike… it gives you a chance to read ’em.

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It’s a lovely experience walking around a museum by yourself.

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When you see a person, do you just concentrate on their looks? It’s just a first impression. Then there’s someone who doesn’t catch your eye immediately, but you talk to them and they become the most beautiful thing in the world. The greatest actors aren’t what you would call beautiful sex symbols.

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Actions speak louder than words, and it’s no more true than with your kids.

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By nature, I keep moving, man. My theory is, be the shark. You’ve just got to keep moving. You can’t stop.

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I always liked those moments of epiphany, when you have the next destination.

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Happiness is overrated. There has to be conflict in life.

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I loved ‘Saturday Night Fever’ when I was a kid. I couldn’t believe people talked that way. It was just a whole new culture I didn’t understand. I snuck into it. It was an R-rated film. So it holds a special place.

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I grew up in Oklahoma and Missouri, and I just loved film. My folks would take us to the drive-in on summer nights, and we’d sit on the hood of the car. I just had this profound love for storytelling.

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Deregulation created this epidemic of greed which according to the rules of capitalism was OK. Beyond that there was criminal behaviour. There have been no repercussions and it’s hard to make your peace with.

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Deregulation created this epidemic of greed which according to the rules of capitalism was OK. Beyond that there was criminal behaviour. There have been no repercussions and it’s hard to make your peace with.

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You must lose everything in order to gain anything.

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In Missouri, where I come from, we don’t talk about what we do – we just do it. If we talk about it, it’s seen as bragging.

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You never know when I might decide to work in a Bollywood film and do one of those dance numbers with the whole crew in the backdrop.

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When I first got out to Hollywood, they were pushing me for sitcoms, and I didn’t really have an interest in them. I wanted to do films and slowly worked that way. And then it became, I guess, this curse of the leading man.

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I grew up on certain movies, particular movies that said something to me as a kid from Missouri, movies that showed me places I’d yet traveled, or different cultures, or explained something, or said something in a better way than I could ever say. I wanted to find the movies like that.

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You want to stake your own claim. You don’t want to be called a copycat.

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My life has been about big changes.

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It took me a good decade of hiding in my house and not going outside to even, like, get my arms around this idea of celebrity, where suddenly people are looking for you to pick your nose or get a shot of you kissing some woman. It’s a very discombobulating thing.

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I look and there’s our boy from Vietnam and our daughter from Ethiopia, and our girl was born in Namibia, and our son is from Cambodia, and they’re brothers and sisters, man. They’re brothers and sisters and it’s a sight for elation.

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I’m actually very snobbish about directors. I have to say ‘no’ all the time. ‘No’ is the most powerful word in our business. You’ve got to protect yourself.

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I’ve always been at war with myself, for right or wrong. I don’t know how to explain it more. It’s universal. Some people are better at dealing with it, and they sleep with no pain – not pain, arguments. I’ve grown quite comfortable with being at war.

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My kids are just waiting for me at home. I’m their father. They’re wondering, ‘When’s Daddy coming home?’

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We’re so complex; we’re mysteries to ourselves; we’re difficult to each other. And then storytelling reminds us we’re all the same.

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It’s those difficult times that inform the next wonderful time, and it’s a series of trade-offs, of events, of wins and losses.

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A family is a risky venture, because the greater the love, the greater the loss… That’s the trade-off. But I’ll take it all.

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With sons and fathers, there’s an inexplicable connection and imprint that your father leaves on you.

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Seeing the world is the best education you can get. You see sorrow, and you also see great spirit and will to survive.

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I believe you make your day. You make your life. So much of it is all perception, and this is the form that I built for myself. I have to accept it and work within those compounds, and it’s up to me.

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I was so intent on trying to find a movie about an interesting life, but I wasn’t living an interesting life myself.

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America is a country founded on guns. It’s in our DNA. It’s very strange but I feel better having a gun. I really do. I don’t feel safe, I don’t feel the house is completely safe, if I don’t have one hidden somewhere. That’s my thinking, right or wrong.

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The latitude and longitudinal lines of where you are born determine your opportunity in life, and it’s not equal. We may have been created equal, but we’re not born equal. It’s a lot to do with luck and you have to pass that on.

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I’m drawn to furniture design as complete architecture on a minor scale.

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I see religion more as a truck stop on your way to figuring out who you are.

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My father came from a very poor background, but I was very fortunate in the sense that we were never in need. My dad was determined to make sure that we didn’t want for things. He wanted to give us more opportunity than he had, a better shot at a better life.

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I would say that the directors that I’ve liked the most are all curious in nature – curious thinkers. They’re all big questioners, I would say, first and foremost.

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Being married means I can break wind and eat ice cream in bed.

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I would love to work in a Bollywood film as there is so much drama and colour in the films there.

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At the end of the day, we get to be parents, greeting our lovely, crazy children and talking about their day, making sure they brush their teeth, so all the tension from our day is tabled… until the next.

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My happiest moment is the day they call wrap and I’m free. I’m not looking back.

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What’s valuable to me has become clearer as I’ve got older. To me, it’s about the value of your time and your day and the value of the people you spend it with.

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There are no Hallmark cards that define the next chapter, or the value of a history together.

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To leave home, it’s got to be worth leaving.

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I get enraged when people start telling other people how to live their lives.

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I grew up on particular movies that said something to me as a kid from Missouri, movies that showed me places I’d yet traveled, or different cultures, or explained something, or said something in a better way than I could ever say. I wanted to find the movies like that. It was less about a career than finding the films I wanted to see.

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I phoned my grandparents and my grandfather said ‘We saw your movie.’ ‘Which one?’ I said. He shouted ‘Betty, what was the name of that movie I didn’t like?

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I die really well, by the way. It’s one of my strong points. I just take a bullet well.

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When I was a boy, I would ask about my family history, about my bloodlines. We really didn’t know that much. We had a little Indian in us from the Oklahoma Trail of Tears.

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I don’t feel restless, I just like to travel.

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I’m 48 now and whatever I get music-wise, I get from my kids and that’s it. I don’t think I’ll ever be hip again!

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My affliction has been… I can make something or draw something or design something better than I can explain it.

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I’ve always been at war with myself, for right or wrong.

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When I received my first paycheck from my now known day job, I spent it on a period Craftsman chair and a Frank Lloyd Wright-wannabe lamp. With my second paycheck, I bought a stereo.

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