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A collection of motivational, funny and life quotes by actor Russell Brand that will help you to rise up to the challenges.

74 Most Inspirational Quotes By Russell Brand That Will Change The Way You Think

Quick Facts

Famous As: Comedian, Actor, Radio Host, TV Host

Born On: June 4, 1975

Born In: Grays, Essex, England, UK

Founder / Co Founder: Branded Films

Russell Brand is a famous English comedian, actor and anchor. Brand was associated with popular music channel MTV as a presenter. Here are a few facts about this popular radio host.

As a kid Brand suffered from eating disorder. He says, "I was a fat kid, not obese but chubby.' He considers his weight as one of the reasons he suffered from depression and the eating disorder bulimia from the age of 11. Brand said of the illness: 'It was really unusual in boys, quite embarrassing. But I found it euphoric."

The actor was named as the "World's sexiest Vegetarian" in 2007 by PETA. Brand adopted vegetarianism at the age of 14 and has since then remained one. Speaking on his commitment to vegetarianism, Brand says, "Even as a junkie, I stayed true - I shall have heroin, but I shan't have a hamburger."

The actor suffers from ADHD and bipolar disorder which cause inattentiveness and impulsiveness.
Brands association with MTV ended after he dressed up as Osama bin Laden to work.

Here are a few inspirational quotes by the famous actor Russell Brand.

I couldn't possibly have sex with someone with such a slender grasp on grammar!

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Even as a junkie I stayed true [to vegetarianism] - 'I shall have heroin, but I shan't have a hamburger.' What a sexy little paradox.

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Rebel children, I urge you, fight the turgid slick of conformity with which they seek to smother your glory.

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Have you been out in society recently? 'Cause it's SHIT.

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For me happiness occurs arbitrarily: a moment of eye contact on a bus, where all at once you fall in love; or a frozen second in a park where it's enough that there are trees in the world.

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Be led by your talent, not by your self-loathing; those other things you just have to manage.

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I want to change the world, and do something valuable and beautiful. I want people to remember me before I'm dead, and then more afterwards.

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My life is just a series of embarrassing incidents strung together by telling people about those embarrassing incidents.

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Life’s never a postcard of life, is it? It never feels like how you’d want it to look.

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I like threesomes with two women, not because I'm a cynical sexual predator. Oh no! But because I'm a romantic. I'm looking for "The One." And I'll find her more quickly if I audition two at a time.

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The priority of any addict is to anaesthetise the pain of living to ease the passage of day with some purchased relief.

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People don't realize that the future is just now, but later.

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All penguins are the same below the surface, which I think is as perfect an analogy as we're likely to get for the futility of racism.

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I know that's the sort of thing people say and I really hate it when people say the sort of things people say. I always think, 'You don't mean that, you just think it sounds good.

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Turns out it was mostly a lie. But, at least for a short while, it was a beautiful one.

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Boggle with sex addicts is up there with go-kart racing with junkies.

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I get fixated when I'm bleeding -- I can see why they went in for blood-letting in the medieval times because it makes you feel a bit better. When I cut myself, the drama of it calms me down.

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Some people were just getting on with their lives, chatting, being young. It simply wouldn't do.

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Murderers! Stop murdering. Everyone will die eventually. Just sit down and be patient.

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Life is not a theme park, and if it is, the theme is death.

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When you fall in love you recognise you're not the most important person in the world, and your focus becomes another person.

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I didn't cross the line, you drew it in after I traversed it.

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I missed him, of course, but sometimes close friendships have a tidal beat that pulls you towards different shores though the ocean that connects you remains.

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What was alien was being ordinary, being humdrum, being trapped into appeasing...having to crush and stifle my opinions, not being allowed to be brilliant, tricking myself into mediocrity.

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The one measure of true love is: you can insult the other. --Slavoj Zizek

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Surfing should be called "foam-choking" or "sea stabbing.

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If you strip away self-effacement, charm and the spirit of mischief-qualities that make determination and ambition tolerable- you're left with a right ar**hole.

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There was [really] little difference between someone acting throwing french fries in your face and someone throwing french fries in your face.

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A personality for the incredibly beautiful can be a pointless cargo...

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See all these buildings, Russell? All these buildings were once a drawing on a piece of paper, and before that they were an idea in someone’s head. Any idea that you have, you can make manifest.

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Thus another friendship was dashed on the cruel rocks amid the storm of my self-destruction.

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The need to find out what will happen if I don't relent or moderate my actions has been a constant source of difficulty and discomfort in my life.

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Tumbling into a dark, Lewis Carroll labyrinth of filth, pursuing a white rabbit of smut!

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A small minority cannot control an uncooperative majority, so they must be distracted, divided, tyrannized, or anesthetized into compliance.

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Animals, children, and the working class comprise the company in which I'll feel most at ease.

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We have been told that freedom is the ability to pursue petty, trivial desires when true freedom is freedom from these petty, trivial desires.

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I struggle in these situations not to let my madness govern me, and to let the positive aspects of my character define my life.

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If love is something you cherish, it is hard to glean much joy from death, even in one's enemies.

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By puberty I learned that nothing worth having could be easily attained and to succeed one must be single minded.

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The only Revolution that can really change the world is the one in your own consciousness, and mine has already begun.

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Spurred by Amy’s death I’ve tried to salvage unwilling victims from the mayhem of the internal storm and am always, always just pulled inside myself.

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If you have no brothers and sisters it defines you for life; even when you're thirty you refer to yourself as an only child.

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Well this all seems like a bit of a storm in a teacup!

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You have to forgive everyone for everything. You can’t cling on to any blame that you may be using to make sense of the story of your life.

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I used to believe in the system that I was born into: aspire, acquire, consume, get famous and glamorous, get high and mighty, get paid and laid.

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The only meaningful interpretation of any religious teaching is to honor the divine within ourselves and love the divine in one another.

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The truth is: there is on this frequency, from our human perspective, a planet, some beings, some resources; would it not be sensible to employ systems that benefit the planet, the beings, and the resources?

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Being famous is like a little bit of you is taken away and goes off and lives on its own and does what it wants... I wish it would do more interesting things!

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I was like Elvis "The Pelvis" Presley on Ed Sullivan, I tells ya, punished for the crime of being sexy. (him on the telly , me in a dingy alley... any analogy will break down under scrutiny.)

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Strength does not have to be belligerent and loud.

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The economy is just a metaphorical device, it's not real-that's why it's got the word "con" in the middle of it.

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The most potent tool in maintaining the status quo is our belief that change is impossible.

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Beyond the limited realm of the senses, the shallow pool of the known, is a great untamable ocean, and we don’t have a fucking clue what goes on in there.

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He glanced first at me, and then at his devastated flowerbed; all plowed up and butchered, like a Ripper victim- like Pearly Poll, lying gutted in Hanway Street, Spitalfields.

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If you don't choose heroes, heroes will be chosen for you, and they will not represent values that empower you, they will represent powers that will enslave you

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The nation state is a relatively modern idea, and I don’t think we’re getting a lot out of it except for flags and World Cups.

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That's what keeps me alive, perversion and star quality.

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Every moment is a fresh new beginning, a wonderful inauguration of the great cosmic journey through the universe. We can do whatever we want. We can change reality at any moment.

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All desires are the inappropriate substitute for the desire to be at one with God.

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A small minority cannot control an uncooperative majority, so they must be distracted, divided, tyrannised or anaesthetised into compliance.

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I recognize that I have the ability to be selfish, but I also recognize that you can't be happy if you only care about yourself at the expense of other people.

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We are imprisoned within, hypnotized without, denying ourselves access to the internal peace and external harmony. Can we execute the perfect jailbreak when we have become our own jailers?

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I was already a weary connoisseur of my dad’s pornography and had begun to develop my almost supernatural ability for guessing women’s bra sizes.

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We have been told that freedom is the ability to pursue our petty, trivial desires when true freedom is freedom from these petty, trivial desires.

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Companies' motives to make profit means they neglect inherent social or moral values.

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Mark Twain, the thinking man’s Colonel Sanders, reputedly said, “America is New York, New Orleans, and San Francisco. Everywhere else is Cleveland.

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This is why people get obsessed with festivals, or clubs, or drugs, or football, or other temporal approximations of togetherness; these distilled vials of the elixir are craved by our starved souls.

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We thought it was nice of you to let him have a go, because, in England, he wouldn't be trusted with a pair of scissors.

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When people are content they are difficult to manoeuvre. We are perennially discontent and offered placebos as remedies.

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I deplore those long brown curly fingernail folk. I don’t even especially like people who have one long thumbnail for guitar. My mate Karl has one, and it scratched me the other day. I was sickened.

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I love it when I meet a woman and her sexuality is dancing across her face, so it’s apparent that all we need to do is nod and find a cupboard.†

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My modus operandi is that I'll be content with anything, as long as I know that it's the best that's possible.

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In spite of the anguish my addiction to drugs and alcohol has caused me, I wouldn’t relinquish its lessons

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Page 3 is a crazy concept whereby for no discernable reason, a national newspaper prints a photograph of a young woman showing her tits. I'd object but I'm too enamoured with the boobs...

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