Quotes by Joaquin Phoenix

Joaquin Rafael Phoenix is an American actor, producer, and activist. For his work as an actor, Phoenix has received a Grammy Award, a Golden Globe Award and three Academy Award nominations. Phoenix started acting in television series with his brother River Phoenix and sister Summer Phoenix.

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I think that we've become very disconnected from the natural world, and many of us, what we're guilty of is an egocentric worldview.

EgoismJoaquin Phoenix, Acceptance Speech, Oscars 2020
 
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Human beings, at our best, are so inventive and creative and ingenious, and I think that when we use love and compassion as our guiding principles, we can create, develop and implement systems of change that are beneficial to all sentient beings and to the environment.

Joaquin Phoenix, Acceptance Speech, Oscars 2020
 
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When I decide to do something, I stick with it, total commitment.

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There are kids who get on a BMX bike when they're eight years old and they go, 'Whoa, this is incredible,' and grow up to do extreme sports. It's the same for me with acting.

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The reason I keep making movies is I hate the last thing I did. I'm trying to rectify my wrongs.

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I had a really wonderful upbringing. We were a tight family. It was wonderful to grow up with so many siblings. We were all just a year or two apart, and we were always so supportive of each other. I learned everything from my older brother and sister and taught it to my younger sisters.

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If you walk into a room and one hundred people say, 'You are a lovely, beautiful person', who isn't going to be affected by that? But you have to tell yourself not to value that. You have to tell yourself - or at least I do - to not become accustomed to hearing applause in any way, because I think that's dangerous.

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