Josh Brolin quotes

  • Folks can believe what they like but eventually a man's got to declare if he's going to do what is right.
    -- Josh Brolin

    #Believe #Men #Decision

  • There's always been violence in movies, and there will always be violence in movies. Whether it lends to the one psychotic that's out there, thinking the worst thoughts you could possibly thing, is always going to be a mystery.
    -- Josh Brolin

    #Thinking #Violence #Mystery

  • Nothing misleads people like the truth.
    -- Josh Brolin

    #Truth #Reality #People

  • As an actor, doing it for 30 years, with every movie, you're trying to figure out a way to make it more naturalistic and more organic to humanity. When you have lines like, "Never let the monster out," it's hard.
    -- Josh Brolin

    #Years #Humanity #Trying

  • When accepting or preparing for a role, fear is the motivating factor.
    -- Josh Brolin

    #Roles #Accepting #Preparing

  • You have no idea, especially in green screen, what movie you're doing. You really don't. And then, you see the movie and you're like, "Oh, my god, I'm on a cliff right now! I'm having sex right now! I thought I was dancing."
    -- Josh Brolin

    #Sex #Ideas #Dancing

  • Fear - there's always fear. You re-create yourself in every movie, don't you?
    -- Josh Brolin

  • I think those little laundry detergent capsules are an amazing thing to have.
    -- Josh Brolin

    #Thinking #Littles #Laundry

  • The last really expensive trip we took was so uncomfortable. It's so lazy. I want somebody to give me a great $30 massage as opposed to a bad $265 massage.
    -- Josh Brolin

    #Giving #Lazy #Want

  • W.' is not necessarily a political film, but it was sort of a contrasting reality for me to get into George W. Bush as a character because of how I felt about his administration before I started making the film.
    -- Josh Brolin

    #Character #Reality #Political

  • Suddenly, I'm in movies that people are excited about, and that is a nice change.
    -- Josh Brolin

    #Nice #People #Excited

  • It takes me 10 minutes to get ready to go out, and that includes the shower.
    -- Josh Brolin

    #Minutes #Showers #Ready

  • I'm really, really lucky. I was given my dad's good genes.
    -- Josh Brolin

    #Dad #Lucky #Genes

  • I love the competitive part of stocks. A lot of fear and greed, that's all it is. All I see is green and red.
    -- Josh Brolin

    #Greed #Green #Red

  • It's probably a bit of a power trip when you befriend somebody enough that they trust you to tell you things.
    -- Josh Brolin

    #Enough #Power Trip

  • You have to be okay with wins and losses. You can't just be looking for the wins and, when the losses happen, you can't buy more and more because you're sure it's going to bounce. We call that revenge trading.
    -- Josh Brolin

    #Revenge #Loss #Winning

  • I remember at the premiere of my second movie I started crying. I thought, I'm so bad that I either have to stop this and do something else or learn what I'm doing.
    -- Josh Brolin

    #Remember #Cry

  • The only way change will ever happen is if we speak up, and we have to know that it actually has an impact. Because we have a lot more power than we think we do, I think.
    -- Josh Brolin

    #Thinking #Impact #Way

  • Football? Forget it. I didn't have that thing inside me where I wanted to smash against somebody and watch them break. I was too sensitive for that and disliked being that sensitive.
    -- Josh Brolin

    #Football #Watches #Forget

  • George W. Bush brought a lot of minorities into his administration, which was a positive thing, and they had some issues that they wanted to press, but 9/11 really gave them direction. It gave them a purpose.
    -- Josh Brolin

    #Issues #Minorities #Purpose

  • I used to go to Vegas and play the horses, and then I realised how ridiculous that was. There is no winning in gambling, but there is on the stock market.
    -- Josh Brolin

    #Horse #Winning #Vegas

  • I got picked on a lot. I was a complete geek in school. I had braces. I didn't have the hot girlfriend. I wasn't ever sought after. I was a stocky, awkward kid who got laughed off the tennis court when I tried that.
    -- Josh Brolin

    #Girlfriend #Kids #School

  • I'm very happy to be involved with great filmmakers.
    -- Josh Brolin

    #Filmmaker #Very Happy #Great Film

  • I only took a high school acting class because there was no other class I wanted to take. I loved it, but I was always against acting as a profession. I didn't like the monetary fluctuations I saw.
    -- Josh Brolin

    #School #Class #Acting

  • I have to tell you, you can't have an ego when you're an actor. A lot of actors have them, but in reality most of those people are just sensitive artists dying for a hug and a compliment.
    -- Josh Brolin

    #Reality #Artist #People

  • I covered my face because they had taken my wisdom teeth out.
    -- Josh Brolin

    #Taken #Teeth #Faces