Brad Pitt Quotes

“I think happiness is overrated. Satisfied, at peace-those would be more realistic goals.”

“In Missouri, where I come from, we don’t talk about what we do – we just do it. If we talk about it, it’s seen as bragging.”

In Missouri, where I come

“You must lose everything in order to gain anything.”

“Stop being perfect, because obsessing over being perfect stops you from growing.”

“The best moments can’t be preconceived. I’ve spent a lot of time in editing rooms, and a scene can be technically perfect, with perfect delivery and facial expression and timing, and you remember all your lines, and it is dead.”

“There’s no right. There’s no wrong. There’s only popular opinion.”

There's no right. There's no

“Gay marriage is inevitable. The next generation, they get it. It is just a matter of time before it becomes a reality.”

“Illiada by Homer is one of the great stories in literature. And I thought its themes really resonated today, whether that was my projection or Homer’s intentions. It didn’t seem like we had come very far.”

“I’m not a big proponent of happiness. I think it’s highly overrated. I think misery is underrated. There’s so much value in that. You can’t have one without the other.”

“Personally I like ageing. With age comes wisdom and I have said it before and I say it again, I will take wisdom over youth any day.”

Personally I like ageing.

“I’ve always believed happiness is overrated, you know? It’s those difficult times that inform the next wonderful time, and it’s a series of trade-offs, of events, of wins and losses.”

“Do you know how you tell real love? It’s when someone else’s interest trumps your own.”

“The things you own end up owning you.”

“I’m probably 20 percent atheist and 80 percent agnostic. I don’t think anyone really knows. You’ll either find out or not when you get there, until then there’s no point thinking about it.”

I'm probably 20 percent atheist

“Fame makes you feel permanently like a girl walking past construction workers.”

“This idea of perpetual happiness is crazy and overrated, because those dark moments fuel you for the next bright moments; each one helps you appreciate the other.” – Brad Pitt

“Each misstep leads to the next correct step.”

“I had a friend who worked at a hospice, and he said people in their final moments don’t discuss their successes, awards or what books they wrote or what they accomplished. They only talk about their loves and their regrets, and I think that’s very telling.”

I had a friend who worked

“America is not a country, it’s a business.”

“A family is a risky venture, because the greater the love, the greater the loss… That’s the trade-off. But I’ll take it all.”

“You make yourself what you are. You have control of your own destiny.”

“I have very few friends. I have a handful of close friends, and I have my family, and I haven’t known life to be any happier.”

I have very few friends.

“I don’t want to die without scars.”

“My happiest moment is the day they call wrap and I’m free. I’m not looking back.”

“I’m 48 now and whatever I get music-wise, I get from my kids and that’s it. I don’t think I’ll ever be hip again!”

“What’s valuable to me has become clearer as I’ve got older. To me, it’s about the value of your time and your day and the value of the people you spend it with.”/blockquote>
What's valuable to me has

“I find all of my performances come down to mathematics in a sense – how do you approach the problem of this character? Sometimes I crack that problem, sometimes I don’t.”

“The greatest thing an actor can experience is discovery. The greatest thing an artist can walk away with is to learn something about themselves and the world and this was one of those.” – Brad Pitt

“I don’t want to waste time being angry at someone I love.”

“With sons and fathers, there’s an inexplicable connection and imprint that your father leaves on you.”

With sons and fathers,

“You are not the car you drive.”

“No more excuses. I can’t blame anything on my parents. I’m responsible for my mistakes and my choices.”

“Self improvement is masturbation. Now self destruction.”

“Ideals are peaceful. History is violent.”

Ideals are peaceful. History

“You dont know someone until you know what they want.”

“Hitting bottom isn’t a weekend retreat, it’s not a goddamn seminar. Stop trying to control everything and just let go!”

“I’ve been in these tabloids for 14 years now, and at some point you just become a Zen master of it all”

“I believe you make your day. You make your life. So much of it is all perception, and this is the form that I built for myself. I have to accept it and work within those compounds, and it’s up to me.”

I believe you make your

“The woman is the reflection of her man. If you love her to the point of madness, she will become it” –

“America is a country founded on guns. It’s in our DNA. It’s very strange but I feel better having a gun. I really do. I don’t feel safe, I don’t feel the house is completely safe, if I don’t have one hidden somewhere. That’s my thinking, right or wrong.”