Words matter. These are the best Elijah Wood Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
I definitely don’t look my age. So I actively look for roles that will help people change their perception of me.
When I was in my 20s, I started frequenting record stores, and there was one in particular called Tropicalia in Furs in New York City. It’s closed now, but it was one of those magical places where you would walk in, and the owner would start playing you records and not let you leave. It was such an education.
So much time is wasted on trying to be better than others.
Dream the impossible because dreams do come true.
I’m kind of insane when it comes to music, a little obsessed.
I have always kept a pretty healthy separation between my work in my film and my life outside of it.
Safety and comfort comes with complacency, and that’s never a good place to be working from.
As much as my primary vocation is that of an actor, if anything, I feel like I am more excited about filmmaking in general, so it’s not always a specific role that I’m attracted to, but rather an entire piece that I want to be a part of.
I think being different, going against the grain of society is the greatest thing in the world.
I just want to work on things that move me.
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.
Many of my friends are not in the film industry, and I feel like it’s healthy. It’s not totally by choice. It is, perhaps, people I connect with.
In the absence of love, there is nothing worth fighting for.
After ‘Rings,’ I had two feelings: One, I immediately didn’t want to work on anything on a large scale. I wanted to work on something really small after I was finished filming the first three. But the other thing was that I had a continuing interest in working on things that were really different.
I feel like I’m constantly learning. Constantly trying to grow.
I don’t fear death or ageing, but I fear them in other people that I am close to.
I love the smell right after a storm.
There are a lot of vipers in this industry, people who only have their own interests in mind.
If you’re innocent, you have very little knowledge of the world, and you want to succeed. People with parasitic interests will see you as their prey.
The older I’ve gotten, the more I’ve gotten a little precious about music-related films as it comes to biopics. I kind of don’t want to see it; I’d rather see a documentary. And this is just coming from me. I love music documentaries; I kind of don’t want to see people embodying those people.
It would be an amazing superpower to be able to make every person you meet feel better about the thing that makes them insecure.
I was lucky in the sense that I started work very young but had a solid family base provided by my mother. She instilled a strong sense of perspective and humility in me from a very early age.
This bizarre industry presents so many paths of temptation. If you don’t have some kind of foundation, typically from family, then it will be difficult to deal with.
If you cut off your arm instead of going ‘spurt, spurt, spurt’ wouldn’t it, like, go nuts? Or would it go with the beat of your heart?
What’s so strong about ‘Game of Thrones’ is that it’s a character and political drama, with a sort of fantasy backdrop.