33 Total Quotes

Elijah Wood Quotes

I definitely don't look my age, ... So I actively look for roles that will help people change their perception of me.
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#Age And Aging

There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow men. True nobility lies in being superior to your former self.
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#American Actor #Lies And Lying

On a superficial level, I like girls with dark hair - I'm a sucker for that.
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#Girls

I think being different, going against the grain of society is the greatest thing in the world.
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#American Actor #Society

In the absense of love, there is nothing worth fighting for.
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#Fighting

So much time is wasted on trying to be better than others.
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#American Actor

Dream the impossible because dreams do come true.
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#American Actor #Dreams

There's a real purity in New Zealand that doesn't exist in the states. It's actually not an easy thing to find in our world anymore. It's a unique place because it is so far away from the rest of the world. There is a sense of isolation and also being protected.
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#American Actor #Purity

My God! Middle Earth does exist!
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#Earth

I'm gonna keep it in the fridge. You know. Its a food item.
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#Food

I had a woman breakdown and cry when she met me which was difficult to deal with because immediately when someone starts to cry, you want to comfort them, you know, "Poor thing." I comforted her. I tried to make her feel better.
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#American Actor #Woman

I actually got a crush on Anne Heche when I worked with her on Huckleberry Finn. It didn't work out.
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#Work

an amazing thing to . . . have that kind of impact on people.
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#People

I'll play a character who is getting married to a woman to avoid the draft. Ultimately they fall in love with each other, but at first it's only out of practicality.
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#Character

At the base, it's about a man from America who doesn't quite fit in, with the comedy that entails. Everyone can relate to that, when things are lost in translation,
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#America

I loved the story, the comedy and how emotional it becomes. It was also an opportunity to do something different to what I had done before.
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#Comedy

In some ways that's more gratifying, it requires more of your own energy and your own input, and everyone's kind of collective energy, and that's...in a way that's more gratifying.
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#Energy

This festival is amazing. I've wanted to come here for so long, and to be here for just a night is torture.
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#Night

Those eyes!' ... I've heard that my whole life. I'm actually quite blind. I wear contacts.
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#Eyes

He had a very clear vision of what he wanted to do artistically, visually, ... I wanted to be part of that vision. It seemed so beautiful and interesting.
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#Vision

The story ends up being a journey of self-discovery.
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#Discovery

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,
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#Mind

I do think there was an active choice to do something small, as simple as it may sound, just so I didn't have to work on something for 16 months. The idea of two months, nice and contained, just about character, and no time in makeup was a thrill to me.
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#Choice

He's kind of this empty vessel of a character, ... His awkward sensibilities, his neuroses, I loved those things. . . .
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#Character

I definitely don't look my age. So I actively look for roles that will help people change their perception of me.
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#American Actor