Chris Colfer quotes

  • If you truly own who you are, no one can use you against you.
    -- Chris Colfer

    #Use #Who You Are

  • Every time I get injured I measure it's severity by asking myself 'Would this stop me from going to Disneyland?'
    -- Chris Colfer

    #Asking #Disneyland

  • You’re not weak. Your life is not defined by a letter grade, a dress size, your sexuality or anything else. You have every chance at happiness. You were not meant to suffer. You are loved. Never, ever give up.
    -- Chris Colfer

    #Giving Up #Suffering #Dresses

  • When people hurt you over and over, think of them like sand paper. They may scratch and hurt you a bit, but in the end, you end up polished and they end up useless.
    -- Chris Colfer

    #Bullying #Hurt #Thinking

  • Right now, we're living in an ugly chapter of our lives, but books always get better!
    -- Chris Colfer

    #Book #Get Better #Ugly

  • No matter what you do, you can never please everyone. And that was the hardest lesson to learn. In fact, I'm still learning it.
    -- Chris Colfer

    #Lessons #Matter #Facts

  • A villain is just a victim whose story hasn’t been told.
    -- Chris Colfer

    #Stories #Villain #Victim

  • I’m not really afraid to be my awkward self, and I know there’s lots and lots of other people just like me out there that are awkward themselves. And I think they just appreciate that I’m not afraid to say the weird things that I say and tweet the obnoxious things that I tweet. But I’ve tried being other people and myself suits me the best. I think you just be honest. I think people respond to honesty.
    -- Chris Colfer

    #Honesty #Thinking #Self

  • Whoa, I've really got to stop making plans with fictional characters. It can't be healthy to develop relationships with people who don't exist.
    -- Chris Colfer

    #Character #People #Healthy

  • Like having a great idea, life comes at you fast. It hits you and tries to escape and be expressed in any way possible. In a way, it's a lot like...lightning.
    -- Chris Colfer

    #Ideas #Trying #Lightning

  • The world will always choose convenience over reality. It's easier to hate, blame, and fear than it is to understand. No one wants the truth; they want entertainment.
    -- Chris Colfer

    #Hate #Reality #World

  • But one of the big lessons I have learned from my journey is you can’t please everyone, so don’t try.
    -- Chris Colfer

    #Journey #Trying #Lessons

  • I’ve tried being other people and myself suits me the best.
    -- Chris Colfer

    #People #Suits

  • Don’t listen to what people tell you because they’ll try to bring you down. And don’t listen to yourself, either, because yourself will try to bring you down even more so than anyone else. As long as you just put all your energy into one thing, it can happen.
    -- Chris Colfer

    #Long #People #Trying

  • You don’t get to pick where you’re from, but you always have control of where you’re going.
    -- Chris Colfer

  • ...because a life without meaning, without drive or focus, without dreams or goals, isn't a life worth living.
    -- Chris Colfer

    #Dream #Goal #Focus

  • Not taking yourself too seriously, that's the important thing.
    -- Chris Colfer

    #Important

  • I'm really not good blackmail material.
    -- Chris Colfer

    #Materials #Blackmail

  • I don't know much, But when push comes to shove, I definitely don't believe, There's such a thing as wrong love.
    -- Chris Colfer

    #Believe #Wrong Love

  • I was made fun of a lot in high school because of the way I sound and the way I was.
    -- Chris Colfer

    #Fun #School #Sound

  • I kind of did this thing in high school, a spoof of 'Sweeney Todd' called 'Shirley Todd,' and I had a great time doing that.
    -- Chris Colfer

    #School #Kind #Sweeney Todd

  • I grew up doing musical theater.
    -- Chris Colfer

    #Musical #Grew Up #Theater

  • I wish I could walk into a room and feel superior and have my nose up at everybody, but I can't, because I know I'm just a huge nerd, and that wouldn't work for me.
    -- Chris Colfer

    #Nerd #Wish #Noses

  • There's nothing wrong with you. There's a lot wrong with the world you live in. And definitely get out of high school and make everyone sorry.
    -- Chris Colfer

    #Sorry #School #High School

  • I could never rap, personally. I can't even wrap presents.
    -- Chris Colfer

    #Rap

  • Intelligence is not a competition," she said. "There is plenty to go around, and there are many ways it can be demonstrated.
    -- Chris Colfer

    #Competition #Way #Said

  • But anyone can write, right?'" Conner asked. "I mean, that's why authors get judged so harshly, isn't it? Because technically everyone could do it if they wanted to." "Just because anyone can do something doesn't mean everyone should," Mrs. Peters said. "Besides, anyone with an Internet connection feels they have the credentials to critique or belittle anything these days.
    -- Chris Colfer

    #Writing #Mean #Connections

  • I think I just want to leave my mark in some way. I hope I leave the world a better place than it was when I came, and I think the best way I can do that is through acting and writing, and hopefully it will make a difference someday.
    -- Chris Colfer

    #Writing #Thinking #Differences

  • My imaginary friends have become my imaginary children.
    -- Chris Colfer

    #Children #Imaginary Friend #Imaginary

  • People are not born heroes or villains; they’re created by the people around them.
    -- Chris Colfer

    #Hero #People #Villain

  • Anyone can have a once-upon-a-time or a happily-ever-after, but it's the journey between that makes the story worth telling.
    -- Chris Colfer

    #Journey #Once Upon A Time #Stories

  • Oh, I have this feud going with the L.A. Unified School District, because I keep getting these phone calls saying my daughter keeps missing classes, I mean, at all hours of the night, I had like, two calls this morning and I keep calling saying I haven't got a daughter!
    -- Chris Colfer

    #Daughter #Mother #Morning

  • I was very tiny...I spent most of my time stuffed into lockers. Thank god for cell phones, or I'd still be there.
    -- Chris Colfer

    #Bullying #Phones #Cells

  • I love thinking that there is magic in the world, that there are people in the world with amazing abilities that we just don’t know about.
    -- Chris Colfer

    #Thinking #People #Magic

  • I really think, without trying to give us credit that we don't deserve, I really feel like Kurt and Blaine are a modern version of Lucy and Ricky. Oh, I'm Lucy for sure.
    -- Chris Colfer

    #Gay #Thinking #Giving

  • People only love you as long as they're getting something of you, but the minute you say something they don't want to hear or do something they don't want to see, all the admiration drains from their hearts.
    -- Chris Colfer

    #Love You #Heart #Long

  • A voice that was never wanted has become a voice for so many people who don’t have one.
    -- Chris Colfer

    #Voice #People #Wanted

  • I'm horrible at auditions anyway. Maybe that's why I never got anything.
    -- Chris Colfer

    #Auditions #Horrible

  • I couldn't do country, with all due respect to all country music artists. My parents dressed me up with a cowboy hat and we'd go to the rodeo when I was younger and it traumatized me for life.
    -- Chris Colfer

    #Country #Artist #Cowboy

  • The higher the hair, the closer to god.
    -- Chris Colfer

    #Hair #Higher

  • In what grade do we stop believing in ourselves? I asked. In what grade do we stop believing, period? I mean, SOMEONE has to be a Nobel Peace Prize winner. SOMEONE has to be a ballerina. Why not us?
    -- Chris Colfer

    #Believe #Mean #Why Not

  • That’s my biggest fear – disappointing those people who look up to me.
    -- Chris Colfer

    #People #Looks #Disappointing

  • People still call me ma’am on the phone, and it’s just part of life now. I’m not even phased by it… Going through DriveThrus is always fun, because it’s always so shocking when they see me. It’d just be kind of like, ‘Thank you ma… woah!! Woah, sorry about that!’
    -- Chris Colfer

    #Sorry #Fun #Phones

  • There's nothing more terrifying then a teenage girl.
    -- Chris Colfer

    #Girl #Teenage #Teenage Girl

  • My life is an awkward visit from the kid's table while awaiting a History Channel special.
    -- Chris Colfer

    #Kids #Awkward #Special

  • I just downloaded the new Alvin and the Chipmunks album! They're the only guys that make music in my key!
    -- Chris Colfer

    #Keys #Guy #Albums

  • I do all kind of fun things when I'm unconscious.
    -- Chris Colfer

    #Fun #Kind #All Kinds

  • Whether I'm in front of the camera, behind the camera, at my computer writing a novel or a screenplay, as long as I get to entertain someone out there, I'm happy.
    -- Chris Colfer

    #Writing #Long #Cameras

  • I hate to say I'm a Cinderfella, but I've been watching the Globes since I was an embryo. I got a Facebook message from an elementary school friend who said, 'I remember you standing up and talking about attending the Golden Globes when we were little.'
    -- Chris Colfer

    #Hate #School #Talking

  • I was obsessed with fairytales, and I was a very, very inquisitive kid, and I would ask my mom all kinds of questions. It all kind of formed a story in my head, and I really wanted to be a published author when I was 10, but I had a hard time writing a novel when I was 10, so I decided to wait until I was little bit older and then get it done.
    -- Chris Colfer

    #Mom #Writing #Kids

  • The gay people I knew in real life were soft spoken and didn't want to call attention to themselves because they were terrified of exposing themselves, of people finding out that they're gay.
    -- Chris Colfer

    #Real #Gay #People

  • I've been pushed down many flights of stairs in my time, but I always manage to find an elevator
    -- Chris Colfer

    #Flight #Elevators #Stairs

  • You've got to show the world who you are before it tells you. Otherwise you become victim to someone you're not.
    -- Chris Colfer

    #World #Victim #Shows