Michael B. Jordan quotes

  • I'm a tropical weather cruiser. I like surfing, you know. I like being on the beach.
    -- Michael B. Jordan

    #Beach #Weather #Surfing

  • Sometimes you've gotta hide the medicine in the food. You can't slap somebody in the face with facts, all the time. It's too harsh
    -- Michael B. Jordan

    #Medicine #Faces #Facts

  • Just us as people, we're different around different people and in different environments.
    -- Michael B. Jordan

    #People #Different #Environment

  • As human beings, why does it take somebody to feel like they're close to us for us to see their humanity? Why can't we see the humanity in people that are distant from us?
    -- Michael B. Jordan

    #People #Humanity #Doe

  • I encourage first time filmmakers to be ambitious and take chances and risks, because you never know where your career is going to go.
    -- Michael B. Jordan

    #Careers #Risk #Ambitious

  • I definitely want to do films. To see a character out from beginning to end in a matter of a hundred somewhat pages and then move on to the next role, is fascinating.
    -- Michael B. Jordan

    #Moving #Character #Roles

  • Watching a really good movie excites me, because it makes we want to get up off the couch and go shoot something and act in a scene.
    -- Michael B. Jordan

    #Good Movie #Want #Scene

  • The douchiest thing a guy could do on a date is to make a girl pay. If you invite her out and then make her pay.
    -- Michael B. Jordan

    #Girl #Guy #Pay

  • Creating the opportunities for other people and solid projects, things that I like, for sure, definitely. Acting I'll do forever, but I want to produce as well.
    -- Michael B. Jordan

    #Opportunity #Creating #People

  • For me, with me, making a film is always about humanity.
    -- Michael B. Jordan

    #Humanity #Film

  • Sometimes when you grieve, you grieve at a time where you don't really expect it. You might hear a song or you might smell something or see something that might trigger something, and all of a sudden you get hit with this rush of emotion.
    -- Michael B. Jordan

    #Song #Grieving #Smell

  • Father-daughter relationship, is something that I think is so unique and it can't really be explained unless you have a daughter.
    -- Michael B. Jordan

    #Daughter #Father #Unique

  • I think that humanity is at an all-time low in how we value life, especially among young Black people. We just don't really value each other's lives .
    -- Michael B. Jordan

    #Thinking #People #Humanity

  • Sometimes family doesn't always consist of your relatives or by blood. Sometimes your best friends can feel more like family than your cousins. I think everybody kind of has that same feeling. When you go through an accident together, when you go through a traumatic event, sometimes that brings you closer together.
    -- Michael B. Jordan

    #Cousin #Thinking #Blood

  • You know, you can try and plan [filming] as much as you want, but you get there on game day and you get thrown a curve ball, I guess, hey, the game plan goes out the window. You've got to adapt.
    -- Michael B. Jordan

    #Games #Curves #Trying

  • I definitely want to direct. This is just another learning experience for me, to get a chance to hear the questions and concerns the directors have, some of their fears. It's a team sport. You have to give everybody what they need so they are able to perform at their best.
    -- Michael B. Jordan

    #Sports #Team #Giving

  • I was born and raised in the Bay Area. It's the place I got a deep, deep affection for.
    -- Michael B. Jordan

    #Bay Area #Affection #Born

  • To the trolls on the internet, I want to say: Get your head out of the computer. Go outside and walk around. Look at the people walking next to you. Look at your friends' friends and who they're interacting with. And just understand this is the world we live in. It's okay to like it.
    -- Michael B. Jordan

    #People #Looks #World

  • The world is a little more diverse in 2015 than when the Fantastic Four comic first came out in 1961.
    -- Michael B. Jordan

    #World #Four #Littles

  • That's one of the fun parts of becoming an actor: You can become whoever you want to be.
    -- Michael B. Jordan

    #Fun #Want #Becoming

  • Definitely, as I get older and my taste buds change, I want to do different things. I'm not ready for directing yet, you know, maybe when I get my big boy voice; I don't have that yet, but right now definitely producing for sure.
    -- Michael B. Jordan

    #Boys #Voice #Bud

  • I think everyone starts in the mailroom at some point! It's a right of passage. Your boss has to throw something at you and order you around for at least two years.
    -- Michael B. Jordan

    #Thinking #Years #Two

  • I was born in Orange County - in Santa Ana. My dad is from California. I was raised on the East Coast. My first two years were in California, but I claim East Coast. I'm sorry, I don't rep California.
    -- Michael B. Jordan

    #Sorry #Dad #Years

  • I'm an athlete; I've got an ego when stunt doubles have to come in. Not an ego like that, but when it comes to physical stuff, if I didn't have to have a stunt double, I would always probably do it myself unless the producers were jumping in and stopping me.
    -- Michael B. Jordan

    #Athlete #Jumping #Ego

  • I'm not saying no to anything, at least as far as reading scripts. I don't care if it's television or films but, personally, I would say I'd like to establish myself more in film.
    -- Michael B. Jordan

    #Reading #Care #Scripts

  • I want the scripts Leonardo DiCaprio doesn't have time for. Joseph Gordon-Levitt isn't available? Call me.
    -- Michael B. Jordan

    #Want #Scripts #Call Me

  • Playing a bad guy would be fun, I'm not going to lie. I'd definitely do that in a heartbeat, because it's so out of my nature.
    -- Michael B. Jordan

    #Fun #Lying #Guy

  • Never played football, but I'm an athlete. I'm a competitor.
    -- Michael B. Jordan

    #Football #Athlete #Competitors

  • As an actor, you always dream of having material that showcases what you can do.
    -- Michael B. Jordan

    #Dream #Actors #Showcase

  • Don't pretend to know everything. I've been blessed to work with a lot of veteran actors, and I soak up lessons from them like a sponge.
    -- Michael B. Jordan

    #Blessed #Actors #Lessons

  • Honestly, I want to do films. I want to make that move from actor to producer, like Will Smith.
    -- Michael B. Jordan

    #Moving #Want #Actors

  • I like the old '90s music.
    -- Michael B. Jordan

  • I love sports. I've played basketball, baseball, soccer, tennis, track and field growing up.
    -- Michael B. Jordan

    #Basketball #Soccer #Sports

  • I want to do more films.
    -- Michael B. Jordan

    #Want #Film

  • I'm a comic book fan.
    -- Michael B. Jordan

    #Book #Fans #Comic Book

  • I've never been the kind of guy to hype myself up. It's just not my thing.
    -- Michael B. Jordan

    #Hype #Guy #Kind

  • Acting I'll do forever, but I want to produce and stuff as well.
    -- Michael B. Jordan

    #Forever #Acting #Want

  • L.A. is cool. If I could have the rest of my family out there, I think it would make it that much better for me. As far as work and the weather, you can't really beat it. I just wish they had the New York social life out there. That would make it perfect.
    -- Michael B. Jordan

    #New York #Thinking #Weather

  • You start at a young age, going on auditions, and you think you did a good job and expect to get that role, and you don't, and it's a letdown, a disappointment. So you tell yourself to just do the work and disconnect, because you have no control over the outcome.
    -- Michael B. Jordan

    #Jobs #Disappointment #Thinking