Henry Cavill quotes

  • As much as everyone says that Superman is good, a lot of other people might say that that's why they find him boring A lot of Batman fans might say that.
    -- Henry Cavill

    #People #Fans #Might

  • My mother is such an incredibly strong woman. She raised a family of five boys extremely well. She made us all strong, loving, caring people. We all support each other. I'm really thankful to her.
    -- Henry Cavill

    #Mother #Strong Women #Caring

  • I'm a serious geek. I mean I seriously want to own a unicorn when I'm older . . . or a Pegasus . . . yeah Pegasus sounds better.
    -- Henry Cavill

    #Mean #Serious #Sound

  • The point of acting is to pretend you're someone else and sell a story.
    -- Henry Cavill

    #Acting #Stories

  • I'm a giant softy, for sure, but I honestly think these days it's probably considered more masculine to be emotionally connected.
    -- Henry Cavill

    #Thinking #Giants #These Days

  • It's difficult to judge other actors, because as an actor you're looking at different things than what an audience is looking at.
    -- Henry Cavill

    #Judging #Different #Actors

  • Not every job is a good job.
    -- Henry Cavill

    #Jobs #Good Job

  • I was overweight when I went to school. In fact, I was overweight when I left, just taller. Fatty Cavill was the nickname. I mean, no one wants to be Fatty Cavill.
    -- Henry Cavill

    #School #Mean #Want

  • You can train and train until you are blue in the face, but you've got to diet, you've got to have that leanness because if you are not lean, your abs won't show. Of course, the training has to be put in, but then you've to shed all the fat and keep the fat off. And that's how you get an eight pack.
    -- Henry Cavill

    #Eight #Blue #Training

  • I work out two, two and a half hours a day. For 'Immortals,' it was body-weight stuff: crunches, pullups, and martial arts-based cardio.
    -- Henry Cavill

    #Art #Two #Work Out

  • The hardest part of acting is not being guaranteed work. Every job could be your last.
    -- Henry Cavill

    #Jobs #Acting #Lasts

  • Some people thrive under pressure, but pressure can also ruin your performance, it can push you down angles which you don't want to go.
    -- Henry Cavill

    #People #Ruins #Pressure

  • At boarding school there wasn't much time for much of anything except education.
    -- Henry Cavill

    #School

  • Certainly, for younger guys, Superman is this mythological character that they've thought about and explored in their imaginations... But one thing I really like about Superman fans is that they're so open-minded and excited and honest. There's something beautiful about their enjoyment of it - something very Superman-like.
    -- Henry Cavill

    #Beautiful #Character #Imagination

  • As much as I do love real-life stories they can often make you hurt in a way I'd rather not hurt. . . . For some reason, it's always the pain that gets you.
    -- Henry Cavill

    #Hurt #Pain #Real

  • My fame? Truly I don't consider myself famous...long way to go yet. But if anyone does ask for an autograph it's a wonderful feeling...
    -- Henry Cavill

    #Long #Feelings #Doe

  • I'll never accept that I'm a sex symbol. That will mean that someone is a bit too fond of himself. If it happens, I think it's certainly going to be odd. People shouldn't see me as a sex symbol. I'm really just Henry. I'm just telling a story. I could be playing an incredibly unpleasant character who's not sexually attractive at all in my next movie. So I've no expectations at all.
    -- Henry Cavill

    #Sex #Character #Mean

  • A large amount of constant activity will get things going. For example, training in the morning will have everything, all the juices flowing by the time you actually get to work. So, when you're at work, you've been already up for an hour or so or two hours, and you're raring to go where everyone else is still wiping sleep out of their eyes.
    -- Henry Cavill

    #Morning #Eye #Sleep

  • I'm from a family of six men, so I'm bound to be physical.
    -- Henry Cavill

    #Men #Six #X Men

  • A lot of the stuff you do as an actor - or I do, because I can't speak for everyone - is not always consciously thought out. A lot of the time, for me, it's actually just feeling stuff, and it happens all in the moment and your body reacts.
    -- Henry Cavill

    #Feelings #Actors #Body

  • I suppose that when I'm building a character, it's usually related to what their family is like and who their parents are, as well as how I grew up - that nurture side.
    -- Henry Cavill

    #Character #Parent #Sides

  • Regrets are something you can't really have as an actor, because ultimately you'll end up destroying yourself there's a lot of disappointment in this business.
    -- Henry Cavill

    #Disappointment #Regret #Actors

  • As an outside; don't worry about failure, because failure will take care of itself. Focus on success.
    -- Henry Cavill

    #Worry #Focus #Care

  • People have this belief that actors are able to go out there and say, 'Oh I choose this job,' but most of the time we're just taking the job we can get. We don't just get offered thousands of jobs; we might earn one job a year and that's the one we'll take because we've got to pay the rent.
    -- Henry Cavill

    #Jobs #Years #People

  • If you've got nothing else, passion will get you through.
    -- Henry Cavill

    #Passion

  • I work out two, two and a half hours a day.
    -- Henry Cavill

    #Two #Work Out #Half

  • My mother works in a bank, and my dad is the head of my management team and also works in finance.
    -- Henry Cavill

    #Mother #Dad #Team

  • I’m training two-and-a-half hours a day, pushing my body beyond its normal limits, putting on a lot of muscle mass and just making myself look like Superman,
    -- Henry Cavill

    #Two #Training #Limits

  • I never thought of myself as unlucky. When you aim high, it's tough to get there unless something really fortunate happens.
    -- Henry Cavill

    #Tough #Unlucky #Aim High

  • My version of Superman is essentially of a guy who has spent his whole life alone.
    -- Henry Cavill

    #Guy #Whole Life

  • I like to go full bore into something. If you have a backup plan, then you've already admitted defeat.
    -- Henry Cavill

    #Defeat #Backup #Bores

  • I didn't see a lot of comic books growing up.
    -- Henry Cavill

    #Growing Up #Book #Comic

  • I don't think Americans look bad in spandex.
    -- Henry Cavill

    #Thinking #Looks #Spandex

  • Why can men no longer be best friends? This is so stupid. Today if you show two guys being best friends they end up giving out an image that they’re gay. But guys don’t always need to be drinking beer, fighting in pubs or pulling women by the hair. They may have a deep affection.
    -- Henry Cavill

    #Stupid #Drinking #Fighting

  • No matter what era we're in, we need hope.
    -- Henry Cavill

    #Needs #Matter #Eras

  • I often find during a day of shooting I will speak in an American accent all day long when I'm doing dialogue. At the end of the day, it often takes an effort when I'm talking to my fiancee to bring my English back just because you're so used to speaking that way.
    -- Henry Cavill

    #Talking #Long #Effort