Adam Driver quotes

  • Acting is really about having the courage to fail in front of people.
    -- Adam Driver

    #People #Acting #Failing

  • In the military, you learn the essence of people. You see so many examples of self-sacrifice and moral courage. In the rest of life you don't get that many opportunities to be sure of your friends.
    -- Adam Driver

    #Military #Sacrifice #Opportunity

  • The Marine Corps is some of the best acting training you could have. Having that responsibility for people's lives, suddenly time becomes a really valuable commodity and you want to make the most of it. And for acting, you just have to do the work, just keep doing it.
    -- Adam Driver

    #Responsibility #Marine #People

  • I feel like I'll never get over red carpets. They're so bizarre and awkward.
    -- Adam Driver

    #Awkward #Red #Bizarre

  • I don't understand technology, and I'm very scared of it.
    -- Adam Driver

    #Technology #Scared

  • I originally passed on 'Girls' because I thought TV was evil.
    -- Adam Driver

    #Girl #Evil #Tvs

  • I mean, I did plays in high school, but I was convinced you couldn't make a living doing it.
    -- Adam Driver

    #School #Mean #Play

  • Through theater and acting school, I found a way to articulate myself.
    -- Adam Driver

    #School #Acting #Way

  • I always think back to the original movies and to those quieter moments where Luke is out in A New Hope, and there are the two suns setting. It is the equivalent, basically, of a farm boy dying to get out of his small town and do something bigger. It's those kinds of universal themes that ground this whole thing in space.
    -- Adam Driver

    #Thinking #Boys #Space

  • If I'm not doing something or working on something, I literally just sit in the room and think, which I don't think is productive. I won't go outside for days.
    -- Adam Driver

    #Thinking #Rooms #Productive

  • Juilliard definitely emphasizes the theater. They don't train - at all really - for film acting. It's mostly process-oriented, pretty much for the stage.
    -- Adam Driver

    #Acting #Juilliard #Film

  • It was very clear to me I wanted to be an actor when I got out into civilian life.
    -- Adam Driver

    #Actors #Clear #Wanted

  • Girls' feels very active and stirring a conversation and controversial, and you can't really ask for more as an actor.
    -- Adam Driver

    #Girl #Actors #Controversial

  • I actually run a non-profit where one of the main objectives is to branch out and get a new audience for the theater. Just because the writing is so good and nothing is more effective than seeing something live and happening right in front of your face, so I definitely want to continue to pursue that.
    -- Adam Driver

    #Running #Writing #Branches

  • I loved being in the Marine Corps, I loved my job in the Marine Corps, and I loved the people I served with. It's one of the best things I've had a chance to do.
    -- Adam Driver

    #Jobs #Marine #People

  • I was born in California. When I was six, we moved to a small town in northern Indiana called Mishawaka.
    -- Adam Driver

    #California #Six #Indiana

  • I have a control problem. I hate the feeling of not being in control.
    -- Adam Driver

    #Hate #Feelings #Problem

  • Yeah, September 11 happened and all my friends were like, 'Let's join the military!' and I was the only one who actually did.
    -- Adam Driver

    #Military #September 11 #September

  • Acting, to me, has been many things: It's a business, and it's a craft, and it's a political act - it's whatever adjective is most applicable.
    -- Adam Driver

    #Political #Acting #Adjectives

  • Emphasis in the Marine Corps isn't on talking about your feelings.
    -- Adam Driver

    #Marine #Talking #Feelings

  • For me, becoming a man had a lot to do with learning communication, and I learned about that by acting.
    -- Adam Driver

    #Communication #Men #Acting

  • I'm not an acting monk or anything. I'm not, like, the most well-adjusted actor.
    -- Adam Driver

    #Acting #Actors #Monk

  • I'm conflicted with theater in the city because you want to reach a diverse audience, and that audience doesn't typically go to the theater.
    -- Adam Driver

    #Cities #Want #Theater

  • It's hard to kill that father-son bond.
    -- Adam Driver

    #Father #Son #Father Son

  • Acting is a business and a political act and a craft, but I also feel like it's a service - specifically, for a military audience.
    -- Adam Driver

    #Military #Political #Acting

  • I used to eat a whole chicken, every day, for lunch. I did that for four years. But it got tiring - go to the store, buy it, eat it. It's a mess.
    -- Adam Driver

    #Lunch #Years #Four

  • I don't have cable. I just never watched a lot of TV.
    -- Adam Driver

    #Tvs