Wil Wheaton quotes

  • Sometimes we know in our bones what we really need to do, but we're afraid to do it. Taking a chance and stepping beyond the safety of the world we've always known is the only way to grow, though and without risk there is no reward.
    -- Wil Wheaton

    #Safety #Risk #Growth

  • Be honest. Be kind. Be honorable. Work hard. And always be awesome.
    -- Wil Wheaton

    #Hard Work #Be Kind #Honest

  • It’s not about what you said. It’s not about what you did. It’s not about what you love. It’s about them feeling bad about themselves.
    -- Wil Wheaton

    #Feelings #Feeling Bad #Said

  • Don't let the fear of not pleasing someone stop you from being creative.
    -- Wil Wheaton

    #Creative #Be Creative

  • Keep playing games. Make time to play games with your friends and family, because it's surprisingly heartbreaking to wipe a thin layer of dust off a game you love, before you put it back on the shelf because the real world is calling you.
    -- Wil Wheaton

    #Real #Love Is #Dust

  • The goal isn’t to make something everyone will love; the goal is to get excited, and make a thing where something wasn’t before.
    -- Wil Wheaton

    #Creativity #Goal #Excited

  • I'm keenly aware of the Pride coming before the Fall . . . but I really do like what I've been able to do here.
    -- Wil Wheaton

    #Fall #Pride #Able

  • If you enjoyed making a thing, and you’re proud of the thing you made, that’s enough. Not everyone is going to like it, and that’s okay.
    -- Wil Wheaton

    #Proud #Enough #Made

  • I don’t know what the future of my career holds, but I know that whatever is over the horizon, the road I’ve traveled to get here is like those Interstates in Texas: everything can look the same, and it can feel like you’re not going anywhere, until you suddenly get where you’re going and realize that you’ve been traveling for a long time.
    -- Wil Wheaton

    #Texas #Careers #Long

  • Sometimes, a person who likes your work and a person who don’t will show up within milliseconds of each other to let you know how they feel. One does not need to cancel out the other, positively or negatively; if you’re proud of the work, and you enjoyed the work, that is what’s important.
    -- Wil Wheaton

    #Important #Doe #Needs

  • I guess I'm up to about 70% of normal, which is a real relief. My doctor gave me clearance to go out in public again, so I've been able to go to the store and help out a little bit around the house.
    -- Wil Wheaton

    #Real #Doctors #House

  • I would love to find myself in a position where I have to decide, 'Gosh, do I want to be on a series?
    -- Wil Wheaton

    #Want #Position

  • When you say a 'former child star,' you may as well say 'failed child star.
    -- Wil Wheaton

    #Stars #Children #May

  • You can’t has,' he whispered softly, 'not yours.
    -- Wil Wheaton

  • Things every person should have: •A nemesis. •An evil twin. •A secret headquarters. •An escape hatch. •A partner in crime. •A secret identity.
    -- Wil Wheaton

    #Evil #Secret #Identity

  • I have found that the key to being happy — well, one of the keys, anyway — is to be easily amused,
    -- Wil Wheaton

    #Keys #Found #Wells

  • Sorry, Vern. I guess a more experienced shopper could have gotten more for your seven cents.
    -- Wil Wheaton

    #Money #Sorry #Seven

  • I spent a lot of my childhood not fitting in, in a lot of different ways.
    -- Wil Wheaton

    #Childhood #Way #Different

  • People who don't want to give a creator money are never going to give a creator money.
    -- Wil Wheaton

    #People #Giving #Want

  • When you get a group of kids together, especially boys, the psychology of those kids requires that they find a weak kid or a sensitive kid or a soft kid.
    -- Wil Wheaton

    #Kids #Boys #Psychology

  • I'm so fed up with being told that I'm a bad person because I don't subscribe to the same exact narrow views [Christians] have.
    -- Wil Wheaton

    #Christian #Views #Feds

  • Some ISPs are blocking all BitTorrent traffic, because BitTorrent can be used to share files in a piratical way. Hollywood lobbying groups are trying to pass laws which would force ISPs to block or degrade BitTorrent traffic, too. Personally, I think this is like closing down freeways because a bank robber could use them to get away.
    -- Wil Wheaton

    #Block #Thinking #Law

  • Even when I was little and going on auditions, it was clear who was there because they wanted to be there, and who was there because their stage parents were making them be there. There was a major difference.
    -- Wil Wheaton

    #Differences #Parent #Littles

  • Even when I was little, people would always ask me if I wanted to be a movie star, and I would always say, 'No, I just want to be an actor.'
    -- Wil Wheaton

    #Stars #People #Want

  • When I was a boy I was called a nerd all the time — because I didn’t like sports, I loved to read, I liked math and science, I thought school was really cool — and it hurt a lot. Because it’s never ok when a person makes fun of you for something you didn’t choose. You know, we don’t choose to be nerds. We can’t help it that we like these things — and we shouldn’t apologize for liking these things.
    -- Wil Wheaton

    #Sports #Hurt #Fun

  • Stay strong. Depression lies.
    -- Wil Wheaton

    #Stay Strong #Strong #Lying

  • My wife is the most awesome person in the universe. She's made this experience much less miserable for me, with her compassion, patience and understanding.
    -- Wil Wheaton

    #Patience #Compassion #Wife

  • Found a dead body when I was 12, saved the Enterprise a few times, Ran the Axis of Anarchy, broke up Penny and Leonard. Currently running the non-lethal weapons lab at Global Dynamics.
    -- Wil Wheaton

    #Running #Axes #Google

  • Being a nerd is not about what you love, it's about how you love it.
    -- Wil Wheaton

    #Nerd

  • I've done a lot of geeky things in my life, but I think the geekiest of all was my first effort to build props and cosplay, when I was about twelve years-old.
    -- Wil Wheaton

    #Thinking #Years #Effort

  • One of the things that drives me crazy is the belief in Hollywood that bittorrent exists solely for stealing things.
    -- Wil Wheaton

    #Crazy #Hollywood #Belief

  • If the world were a bar, America would currently be the angry drunk waving around a loaded gun. Yeah, the other people in the bar may be afraid of him, but they sure as hell don't respect him.
    -- Wil Wheaton

    #Respect #Gun #America