Josh Brolin Quotes

Top 23 Insightful Josh Brolin Quotes


Josh Brolin is an American actor. Josh Brolin started his career in TV and guest roles on TV shows before landing a notable role as Brandon Walsh in The Goonies. Here are some insightful Josh Brolin quotes on opportunities, reality, school and democracy.

Josh Brolin Quotes:

  1. “Look, I’m going to take full advantage of this situation just because I love working with great filmmakers. But I’ve been around for a while, and I’m not going to play into the hype that I’m some great, you know, discovery.”
  2. When accepting or preparing for a role, fear is the motivating factor.
  3. “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.”
  4. “I’m very happy to be involved with great filmmakers.”
  5. “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.”
  6. “I’m really, really lucky. I was given my dad’s good genes.”
  7. Suddenly, I’m in movies that people are excited about, and that is a nice change.
  8. “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.”
  9. “When I was in jail I could only think about what the average person has to go through – the person who has no power to go to the press or no money to hire a lawyer.”
  10. “I’ve been given an amazing opportunity and I could not be more grateful. But I also know that all this will eventually die off. It’s not real. It will go away and then you’ll go away and then, I don’t know, I’ll be left sitting in some English hotel room.”
  11. “Nothing misleads people like the truth.”
  12. My dad didn’t often bring me to the set, being an actor himself, so my infancy as an actor was wracked with a lot of giggles and nervousness.
  13. “Folks can believe what they like but eventually a man’s got to declare if he’s going to do what is right.”
  14. “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.”
  15. “It’s probably a bit of a power trip when you befriend somebody enough that they trust you to tell you things.”
  16. I gotta make money – it all tends to disappear in this field.
  17. “It takes me 10 minutes to get ready to go out, and that includes the shower.”
  18. “To complain now would be kind of sad. I like the way things are going.”
  19. “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.”
  20. “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.”
  21. “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.”
  22. “I used to go to Vegas and play the horses, and then I realized how ridiculous that was. There is no winning in gambling, but there is on the stock market.”
  23. “The next couple of jobs will determine, at least from a business point of view, if I’m a guy who’s actually the real thing or I’m a guy who’s had a nice moment.”

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