Top 35 Hugh Jackman Quotes To Be Brave

Stella Maris
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Hugh Jackman is an Australian actor, a singer and producer. He is well known for his part of Wolverine in the X-men. He also holds the Guinness World Record for “longest career as a live-action Marvel superhero”.
He has also starred in other impressive movies including ‘The Greatest Showman’ in which he earned several accolades.
Here are some of his quotes that will inspire you.

Inspiring Hugh Jackman Quotes

“I’m the best there is at what I do, but what I do isn’t very nice. I am the wolverine.” – Hugh Jackman

“When your dreams becoming reality, they’re no longer your dreams.” – Hugh Jackman

“Giving people a hand up, not a handout, is the way forward.” Hugh Jackman

“Sometimes you have to go places with characters and emotions within yourself you don’t want to do, but you have a duty to the story and as a storyteller to do it.” – Hugh Jackman

“The pain lets you know you’re still alive.”

– Hugh Jackman

“Anyone who thinks they’re indispensable is fooling themselves.” – Hugh Jackman

“With age, you see people fail more. You see yourself fail more. How do you keep that fearlessness of a kid? You keep going. Luckily, I’m not afraid to make a fool of myself.” – Hugh Jackman

“I’m quite a competitive person, so I do quite like to win.” – Hugh Jackman

“As you get older you have more respect and empathy for your parents. Now I have a great relationship with both of them.” – Hugh Jackman

“In my whole life, I felt like an animal. I ignored my instincts, and I ignored what I really am. And that won’t ever happen again.” – Hugh Jackman

“The definition of being good is being able to make it look easy.”

– Hugh Jackman

“Coming to terms with our true natures and who we really are, has always been a fascination to humans. I know it fascinates me.” – Hugh Jackman

“I’ve never heard my dad say a bad word about anybody. He always keeps his emotions in check and is a true gentleman. I was taught that losing it was indulgent, a selfish act.” – Hugh Jackman

“Nobody suddenly discovers anything. Things are made slowly and in pain.” – Hugh Jackman

“Meditation is all about the pursuit of nothingness. It’s like the ultimate rest. It’s better than the best sleep you’ve ever had. It’s a quieting of the mind. It sharpens everything, especially your appreciation of your surroundings. It keeps life fresh.” – Hugh Jackman

“You know, sometimes when you cage the beast, the beast gets angry.”

– Hugh Jackman

“I can look back on my life, where there have been moments where things might have gone the other way. Everything is like stepping stones, and I’ve seen people I admire falter. We’re all vulnerable.” – Hugh Jackman

“As a boy, I’d always had an interest in theatre. But the idea at my school was that drama and music were to round out the man. It wasn’t what one did for a living. I got over that.” – Hugh Jackman

“I’ve always felt that if you back down from a fear, the ghost of that fear never goes away. It diminishes people.” – Hugh Jackman

“What I respect as far as in myself and in others is the spirit of just doing it. For better or worse, it may work and it may not, but I’m going to go for it. Ultimately I probably prefer to be respected for that than whether it works out or not, either winning or losing.” – Hugh Jackman

“That’s the great thing about parenting. You end up going places you never thought you’d go.” – Hugh Jackman

“To get down to the quick of it, respect motivates me – not success.”

– Hugh Jackman

“Because I believe actually the more you do something, the less frightening it becomes because you start to realize the outcome is not as important as you think.” – Hugh Jackman

“Now I meditate twice a day for half an hour. In meditation, I can let go of everything. I’m not Hugh Jackman. I’m not a dad. I’m not a husband. I’m just dipping into that powerful source that creates everything. I take a little bath in it.” – Hugh Jackman

“The longer it takes you to become successful, the harder it will be for somebody else to take it away from you.” – Hugh Jackman

“I have two kids, career and I travel, and I don’t think my life is any different than most couples. The most valuable commodity now for many people is time and how to parcel that out.” – Hugh Jackman

“There comes a certain point in life when you have to stop blaming other people for how you feel or the misfortunes in your life. You can’t go through life obsessing about what might have been.” – Hugh Jackman

“I treat auditions like I treated my first dates. It’s an opportunity to get to know a stranger and to learn from each other.”

– Hugh Jackman

“I truly believe that the job of an actor and the drive of an actor is simulating the internal journey in life which is to get deeper and deeper into our understanding of who we are.” – Hugh Jackman

“Civilize the mind, but make savage the body.” – Hugh Jackman

“If you accept the pain, it cannot hurt you.” – Hugh Jackman

“The word philosophy sounds high-minded, but it simply means the love of wisdom. If you love something, you don’t just read about it; you hug it, you mess with it, you play with it, you argue with it.” – Hugh Jackman

“In life, you don’t regret the things you do, you regret the things you don’t do.”

– Hugh Jackman

“Becoming a father, I think it inevitably changes your perspective of life. I don’t get nearly enough sleep. And the simplest things in life are completely satisfying. I find you don’t have to do as much, like you don’t go on as many outings.” – Hugh Jackman

“I think the most interesting question is, why do you act? I act because I have felt in acting some of the most free moments of my life. I think it’s also one thing that scares me the most.” – Hugh Jackman

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