Emilio Estevez quotes

  • In the current climate, we live in a pessimistic and non-idealistic world.
    -- Emilio Estevez

    #Climate #Pessimistic #World

  • We are all wonderful, beautiful wrecks. That's what connects us-that we're all broken, all beautifully imperfect.
    -- Emilio Estevez

    #Beauty #Beautiful #Broken

  • We don't think about pilgrimage in this country. We don't think about meditation. The idea of taking a six-week walk is totally foreign to most Americans. But it's probably exactly what we need.
    -- Emilio Estevez

    #Country #Thinking #Ideas

  • Madrid is enjoyed most from the ground, exploring your way through its narrow streets that always lead to some intriguing park, market, tapas bar or street performer. Each night we'd leave our hotel to begin a new adventure in Madrid and nine out of 10 times, we'd walk through the Plaza Mayor.
    -- Emilio Estevez

    #Travel #Adventure #Night

  • If only media people would stop reaching for the low-hanging fruit, which is cynicism and pessimism, and stopped trying so hard to be hip and cool and have a swagger.
    -- Emilio Estevez

    #Media #People #Trying

  • My father is the Hollywood equivalent of a clean, fillet-brazed frame. My brother is like one of those fat-tubed aluminum Cannondales. I'm more like one of those Taiwanese Masis.
    -- Emilio Estevez

    #Brother #Father #Cycling

  • I'm not a Luddite, but I'm outside more than I'm on my computer. We have a micro-farm - it's a step up from a garden. We have a pretty extensive vineyard. We grow about 60 percent of our own food, make our own wine, have chickens for eggs.
    -- Emilio Estevez

    #Wine #Garden #Eggs

  • People come up to me on the street and say, 'Men at Work (1990) is the funniest movie I ever saw in my life'. But, you know, I do have to question how many movies these people have seen.
    -- Emilio Estevez

    #Men #People #Saws

  • You don’t choose a life, dad. You live one.
    -- Emilio Estevez

    #Dad

  • In making certain things easier for people, technology has actually demotivated people from using their brains. We have all these devices that keep us connected, and yet we're more disconnected than ever before. Why is that?
    -- Emilio Estevez

    #Technology #People #Brain

  • Literally, if someone says I am grounded, everyday I am at home, I actually have my hands in the ground and dirt under my fingernails. I don't have a staff to do it all for me. I still plant a seed and I'm amazed it grows.
    -- Emilio Estevez

    #Home #Hands #Everyday

  • I'm a wonderful disaster. So are you. We're all a mess. We're in this culture that says take this pill and you'll be happy, go on this diet and you'll be thinner, have your teeth whitened, people will love you more.
    -- Emilio Estevez

    #Love You #People #Teeth

  • My mother missed having dinner with Lyndon Johnson because she couldn't find the right hat to wear. While my father went off to the white house to break bread with the President, my mother, who's not a things and stuff person, stayed at the hotel and tried on 10 different hats and missed dinner.
    -- Emilio Estevez

    #Mother #Father #White

  • People are beautiful wrecks.
    -- Emilio Estevez

    #Beautiful #People #Wrecks

  • What I find interesting is that the people that follow your Twitters are called 'followers.' Talk about false idolatry, right?
    -- Emilio Estevez

    #People #Interesting #Followers

  • We've lost touch and allowed technology to take precedence over organic nature. But let's not forget that those microchips in our computers came from elements of the earth.
    -- Emilio Estevez

    #Technology #Elements #Earth

  • We get very set in our ways and it's sometimes hard to look beyond what else is out there.
    -- Emilio Estevez

    #Looks #Way #Sometimes

  • I saw a headshot with the name 'Emilio Sheen' printed under it and it looked terrible.
    -- Emilio Estevez

    #Names #Saws #Terrible

  • I probably grow half my food. It's a good way to keep perspective.
    -- Emilio Estevez

    #Perspective #Half #Way

  • I believe the death of Bobby Kennedy was in many ways the death of decency in America. I think it was the death of manners and formality, the death of poetry and the death of a dream.
    -- Emilio Estevez

    #Dream #Believe #Thinking

  • Spiritually, we're all on a path. I haven't declared of defined myself because as soon as you declare yourself you're identifying with a certain dogma.
    -- Emilio Estevez

    #Path #Dogma #Certain

  • I still have the art projects my kids made for me 20 years ago. I cherish them, crude and silly as some of them may be.
    -- Emilio Estevez

    #Art #Silly #Kids

  • There is a part of me that still wants to go out and grab a backpack and unplug - not take a cellphone or even a camera and just get out there and experience the world and travel. I have yet to do that, but someday I hope.
    -- Emilio Estevez

    #Travel #Cameras #World

  • Writing is a lonely job, unless you're a drinker, in which case you always have a friend within reach.
    -- Emilio Estevez

    #Lonely #Jobs #Writing

  • Film is an illusion. Fame is ephemeral. Faith and family are what endure.
    -- Emilio Estevez

    #Ephemeral #Film #Illusion

  • All the crap that we've encumbered our lives with, it's really meaningless.
    -- Emilio Estevez

    #Really Mean #Crap #Meaningless

  • By definition, I believe I am unapologetically optimistic and I am unapologetically earnest.
    -- Emilio Estevez

    #Believe #Optimistic #Definitions

  • Americans are probably more in line than ever before. We're more moderate than we are liberal or conservative.
    -- Emilio Estevez

    #Lines #Conservative

  • I have a problem with objectifying women, but I don't have a problem playing a guy who objectifies women.
    -- Emilio Estevez

    #Guy #Objectifying #Problem

  • What does it take to get you to the point where you have to kill your brother? It's biblical, it's huge. It's so personal.
    -- Emilio Estevez

    #Brother #Biblical #Doe

  • I used to Google my name to see what came up - it hurt.
    -- Emilio Estevez

    #Hurt #Names #Google

  • What's the level of compromise for making that kind of money? How far do I have to sell my soul? What's the price of that? And I don't know if I want to make those kind of compromises any more. I think I'm a different person. I think I've matured to a great extent. I think that I want different things now. That it's not about the celebrity status that you receive because you're doing the next hot movie. It's about doing good work.
    -- Emilio Estevez

    #Thinking #Soul #Hot

  • When people ask what were the qualities of Bobby Kennedy that they most admired, it was first that he was tough. Second, he told the truth and third, he stood up for the little guy.
    -- Emilio Estevez

    #People #Guy #Quality

  • You make a film and you don't know who it's going to appeal to.
    -- Emilio Estevez

    #Film #Appeals

  • We're all imperfect. And wouldn't it be great if the message sent out by the mainstream media is that we're fine being exactly who we are? Wouldn't that be great for everyone?
    -- Emilio Estevez

    #Media #Who We Are #Messages

  • Since the beginning of time, every child on the planet has endeavored to please their parents.
    -- Emilio Estevez

    #Children #Parent #Planets

  • This is one of the benefits, as well as one of the difficulties of directing a member of your family. You know where the buttons are. You can push them if you want.
    -- Emilio Estevez

    #Buttons #Benefits #Want

  • You look at 1968 and it was truly the year that shook the world. The world was really completely upside down.
    -- Emilio Estevez

    #Years #Looks #World

  • We need to risk, we need to dare to risk and fail greatly because that's the only way we grow.
    -- Emilio Estevez

    #Risk #Needs #Way

  • There is no doubt that directing television has helped hone my directing skills. What television teaches you is to be efficient and to think on your feet. You have to adhere to strict deadlines and budget constraints.
    -- Emilio Estevez

    #Thinking #Skills #Feet