Shia LaBeouf quotes

  • I go to sleep at night, and I feel like I just dreamed the whole day.
    -- Shia LaBeouf

    #Sleep #Night #Going To Sleep

  • The big thing for actors is the level of commitment. So, if you know something's already happened, there's not a whole lot of whys and hows that go down. You just innately commit 'cause it happened. It does help with commitment.
    -- Shia LaBeouf

    #Commitment #Actors #Levels

  • I became a Christian man in a very real way. I could have just said the prayers that were on the page, but it was a real thing that really saved me. And you can't identify unless you're really going through it. It's a full-blown exchange of heart, a surrender of control.
    -- Shia LaBeouf

    #Christian #Prayer #Real

  • There is no grand strategy. My sensibilities push me in a certain direction. Other actors have different sensibilities. That's all. I think it really is that simple. There's no grand strategy. There are so many variables that I have no control over. I sign on to movies I want to watch, as a fan.
    -- Shia LaBeouf

    #Simple #Thinking #Watches

  • I want my audience to know me for my work, not because of who I'm dating or what drugs I'm on or what club I went to.
    -- Shia LaBeouf

    #Dating #Drug #Clubs

  • I turned down a scholarship to Yale. The problem with college is that there's a tendency to mistake preparation for productivity. You can prepare all you want, but if you never roll the dice you'll never be successful.
    -- Shia LaBeouf

    #Mistake #Successful #College

  • Adversity has a way of introducing a man to himself.
    -- Shia LaBeouf

    #Adversity #Men #Way

  • You can prepare all you want, but if you never roll the dice you'll never be successful.
    -- Shia LaBeouf

    #Successful #Want #Dice

  • To be an actor, a true actor, you have to be brokenhearted.
    -- Shia LaBeouf

    #Actors #Brokenhearted

  • Now my dad is with me, traveling with me and a big part of this whole thing is I like to mix it up a little bit, you know. Who gets to take their father on a private jet across the country and stay in first class hotels? So we're enjoying it, but I'd stop if it's not possible.
    -- Shia LaBeouf

    #Country #Dad #Father

  • I hated golf when we first started, but a big part of the training process was falling in love with this sport, so I went on tour with the UCLA Team.
    -- Shia LaBeouf

    #Sports #Teamwork #Falling In Love

  • I just wish the crowd I was associated with was more passionate about what they were doing and less consumed with the commerce of the art form.
    -- Shia LaBeouf

    #Art #Wish #Passionate

  • I've learned a great deal about a certain type of filmmaking. But I have ambitions toward another type of filmmaking that I haven't been allowed to engage in yet.
    -- Shia LaBeouf

    #Ambition #Type

  • My mom is the backbone not just of my family but of many families.
    -- Shia LaBeouf

    #Mom #Mother #My Family

  • I wasn't cocky, just confident; I went to an all black school, a white kid.
    -- Shia LaBeouf

    #Cocky #School #Kids

  • I think there's a form of honesty, because I used to be very honest with the press, and then it backfired on me, and I understood it.
    -- Shia LaBeouf

    #Honesty #Thinking #Used

  • I think every young actor in Los Angeles went up for that role. It was between Frankie Muniz and me, and he pulled out, so I got the role.
    -- Shia LaBeouf

    #Thinking #Roles #Actors

  • I think envy motivates a lot of people.
    -- Shia LaBeouf

    #Thinking #People #Envy

  • When you look at golf films before us they're all - garbage or satire. A lot of sports films tend to vilify the opposition. Where the opposition becomes this big angry monster, so big you can't beat him.
    -- Shia LaBeouf

    #Sports #Golf #Monsters

  • They're very, uh, you know, I don't come from the suburbs and a jolly, Disney type of lifestyle. I come from something totally different. And they're cool and bare minimum so it's not always a money issue for me.
    -- Shia LaBeouf

    #Issues #Different #Lifestyle

  • There's a form of selling out. It's necessary. You have to become edible for people in Texas. You have to become edible for the Christian right, for mass audiences.
    -- Shia LaBeouf

    #Christian #Texas #People

  • My first car, I got it in an auction at my temple. It was an '86 Volvo that I got for 500 bucks, and then wound up throwing $10,000 into the stereo system and put TVs in the foot rests. It was the most ridiculous Volvo you'd ever seen, but I had never had money before and I was out of my mind.
    -- Shia LaBeouf

    #Feet #Car #Mind

  • Sometimes I feel I'm living a meaningless life, and I get frightened.
    -- Shia LaBeouf

    #Sometimes #Frightened #Feels

  • I've spent more on my Dodger tickets that I did on my car.
    -- Shia LaBeouf

    #Car #Tickets

  • Every time you make a movie it's an adventure.
    -- Shia LaBeouf

    #Adventure

  • I grew up around a lot of aggressive guys. My parents used to take me to AA meetings when I was very young. So I know aggression, I know insanity.
    -- Shia LaBeouf

    #Guy #Parent #Insanity

  • I feel like I'm really honest in my interviews, to a fault. I've lost friends over it. Major friends. And I'm heartbroken about that.
    -- Shia LaBeouf

    #Heartbroken #Interviews #Faults

  • Have you ever noticed how most critics disagree with the public? That should tell you a lot about critics.
    -- Shia LaBeouf

    #Should #Critics #Disagree

  • You can't have bank holding companies acting as hedge funds. You can't have them taking a million-dollar pension plan for Joe Schmo the bus driver and treat it with the same risk appetite that you treat George Soros' pocket money. It's fundamentally ridiculous.
    -- Shia LaBeouf

    #Risk #Acting #Pockets