Adrian Grenier Quotes

  • Because when you go out, and you have fun, basically you're performing for these tabloid outlets and the paparazzi. And when you perform and create this story, they're chuffed - they get excited, they capture it, and they put it out.

  • Not to say that you shouldn't strive for success, but don't forget why you're doing it. It's not just for adoration.

  • I don't shop. I haven't shopped in about four years.

  • You can't scale if you do it alone, you really need to work with others.

  • I have always chosen roles that I believed in - not ones that I thought might further my career.

  • I want to show people that environmentalism can be fun!

  • I think we need to recognize that learning is a lifelong goal, a lifelong experience.

  • Once you get into the habit of work, you can be more productive in the things you want to do.

  • We are on parallel paths with the planet. The wants and needs of marine wildlife are our own: we want connection, companionship, a healthy clean environment.

  • Tabloids can be fun. I see stuff sometimes and have a good laugh.

  • I think winter wear is communal. You get some gloves and a scarf from a lost-and-found box, wash them, wear them for a while until you lose them. Then somebody else does the same thing.

  • I think, in a lot of ways, celebrities represent the American dream. They have financial fluidity and options at their disposal.

  • You ask any actor - they'll tell you they'd rather shoot on location because you don't have to invent the energy, the energy is there.

  • Secondly, love and relationships are complicated. No one could ever get it right in a four-line sentence.

  • Celebrities become divas because they get pampered so much, babied so much - then they get used to it.

  • What is important is family, friends, giving back to your community and finding meaning in life.

  • I think anybody who's famous has to deal with their fame in their own way, and I dealt with it by making a film about a kid who's looking out into the world of celebrity obsession.

  • Success is knowing that your contribution is what helps the collective.

  • We have a lot to learn from everyone.

  • Being performers, that's what we do: We put on shows and want people to watch.

  • I don't need success, I just need to be constantly evolving.

  • We learn from each other. We learn from others' mistakes, from their experience, their wisdom. It makes it easier for us to come to better decisions in our own lives.

  • I was rebellious.

  • My family is mostly a chosen one. I've managed to invite some really amazing people into my life and they become family. Brothers, sisters, siblings, mentors, role models. And I like to live that way, where your family bleeds out into the larger community.

  • It's enough to indulge and to be selfish but true happiness is really when you start giving back.

  • Certainly, if it had been anything other than an HBO show I'd probably still be in Mexico now with a Mexican wife and kids.

  • I can't tell you what your purpose is, that's got to come from you.

  • My only ambition when I came to Hollywood was to pay my rent.

  • I'm one with New York, and New York is one with me. I grew up there; there's no escaping it. We're like Siamese twins, if you separate us, I'll die.

  • Well, obviously I'm not Mark Wahlberg - I have much better abs and I look much better in a pair of Calvin Kleins but when I saw Mark Wahlberg interacting with the world, I realised that his stardom was sort of a result of the movies he had done and the publicity that he had got and the work that he did.

  • It's really important to find a humble approach to your own creative work, your own business work. To recognize that you can't do everything yourself.

  • I have a bunch of concepts and ideas that I want to do but I have also been growing my production company in general and looking to branch out of projects that I am directing and producing.