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Guy Pearce quotes on time, books, beauty, home, people, acting and opportunity.

23 Guy Pearce Quotes That Hold Some Wise Lessons

Famous As: Actor
Born On: October 5, 1967
Born In: Ely, Cambridgeshire, England

Guy Pearce is an eminent Australian singer, musician, songwriter and actor. He began his career with ‘Neighbours.’ He gained global prominence for his performance in ‘The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.’ He followed this success with ‘Memento,’ and ‘L.A. Confidential.’ He has won a number of awards and accolades, including three ‘Screen Actors Guild Awards,’ a ‘Primetime Emmy Award,’ a ‘Golden Globe Award,’ and ‘Australian Academy Film Award.’ Go through these quotes by Guy Pearce on acting, people, books, opportunity, friends, passion, art, ideas, television, commitment, fame, politics, fun, etc.

I don't believe in God, but the thing I do believe in is that we're all connected.

Guy Pearce

I do like a variety of things so I'm always interested in finding something that I haven't done before.

Guy Pearce

I do have aspirations when it comes to directing, I suppose, but in a sort of a vague way. It would probably come about if I found a project that I really felt passionate about.

Guy Pearce

I didn't know what the path was that I wanted to be as an actor, to be honest. I've been doing a lot of theater since I was a kid, so I was just sort of taking opportunities.

Guy Pearce

I can be fairly optimistic, but I'm probably more a realist, I think. I mean, optimism's an interesting quality, isn't it, because I'm always slightly dubious as to what's behind it?

Guy Pearce

I am geared towards communicating on a female level.

Guy Pearce

Having a partner who has nothing to do with Hollywood helps keep things in perspective.

Guy Pearce

Growing up, I was a kid pretending to be an adult.

Guy Pearce

Every time you say yes to a film there's a certain percentage of your yes that has to do with the director, a certain percentage to do with the story, a certain percentage with the character, the location, etc.

Guy Pearce

Even though I've done a lot it also feels like I haven't done a lot. I've sort of popped in for supporting roles in things, and that's been really delightful.

Guy Pearce

English is no problem for me because I am actually English. My whole family are English; I was brought up listening to various forms of the English accent.

Guy Pearce

Doing that hunt scene was really quite demanding. I actually broke a rib during that scene. And then all the scenes after that became quite challenging, just breathing and laughing.

Guy Pearce

Comic-strip stuff isn't really my cup of tea, really.

Guy Pearce

Because in Australia we're so inundated with American culture, television, this that and the other, everyone in Australia can do an American accent. It's just second nature.

Guy Pearce

Australia's not so bad with me, really, people are pretty cool with me at home, but in England it feels a little bit scary.

Guy Pearce

A movie that gets a PG-13 rating can show someone running down a street killing 27 people. And there are no repercussions.

Guy Pearce

A lot of people are going to hate me for saying this, but one of my least favorite kinds of music, or the kind of music that I feel I've so got out of my system, is musicals music.

Guy Pearce

A lot of action characters are a little bit too serious as well. They take themselves a bit too seriously, which I don't find particularly interesting, whereas I like the fact that there was at least some humor in this because really it's a piece of entertainment.

Guy Pearce

Funny enough, if you are looking at people these days who are putting Botox in their face and getting all sorts of plastic surgery, we look at them and go, I can tell you've had Botox. I can tell you've had plastic surgery. You look really strange to me. But no one's saying anything. We're just accepting the fact that they're strange-looking.

Guy Pearce

I always look at films as real stories with real people in real situations. That's why I struggle with the whole notion of calling someone the 'good guy' or the 'bad guy,' because I think we all have potential to do good things and all have the potential to do bad things.

Guy Pearce

I always think the really unfortunate thing about the Australian film industry is its lack of momentum. And I don't mean this in a derogatory way. I'm always wanting it to pick up momentum, and I'm wondering if that's even possible.

Guy Pearce

I can be completely indulgent and spend as many hours and days or weeks as I like on one thing. Writing music and sitting in my studio, just pottering with ideas, it's a lot more personal and creative for me, I don't feel restricted.

Guy Pearce

I do like a variety of things so I'm always interested in finding something that I haven't done before, if possible, to whatever degree that sometimes changes, and how much is something now that I wouldn't have a year ago but sort of based on what I've done recently as well.

Guy Pearce