“When I don’t feel free and can’t do what I want I just react. I go against it.” – Keanu Reeves. Here are 71 Inspirational Keanu Reeves Quotes.

Keanu Reeves Quotes

1. “The truth is often terrifying, which I think is one of the motifs of Larry and Andrew’s cinema. The cost of knowledge is an important theme. In the second and third films, they explore the consequences of Neo’s choice to know the truth. It’s a beautiful, beautiful story.” – Keanu Reeves

2. “When the people you love are gone, you’re alone.” – Keanu Reeves

3. “When I don’t feel free and can’t do what I want I just react. I go against it.” – Keanu Reeves

4. “It’s always wonderful to get to know women, with the mystery and the joy and the depth. If you can make a woman laugh, you’re seeing the most beautiful thing on God’s Earth.” – Keanu Reeves

5. “So many people have that relationship. The companionship. The connection. To our – to other beings, our pets. I hate to call them pets. But you know, to other creatures that we share our lives with.” – Keanu Reeves

6. “The simple act of paying attention can take you a long way.” – Keanu Reeves

7. “Art is about trying to find the good in people and making the world a more compassionate place.” – Keanu Reeves

8. “It’s the journey of self, I guess. You start with this kind of loner, outside guy, which a lot of people can relate to, and he goes out into the world.” – Keanu Reeves

9. “Fame is drag. The paparazzi culture is more pervasive than it used to be. On the positive side, it’s nice not to have to worry about bills.” – Keanu Reeves

10. “You have to change your life if you’re not happy, and wake up if things aren’t going the way you want.” – Keanu Reeves

11. “Sometimes when you make a film you can go away for three months and then come back and live your life. But this struck a much deeper chord. I don’t have the ability yet to speak about it in an objective.” – Keanu Reeves

12. “It’s fun to be hopelessly in love. It’s dangerous, but it’s fun.” – Keanu Reeves

13. “I’ve been really fortunate to be able to do different kinds of films in different scales, different genres, different kinds of roles, and that is important to me.” – Keanu Reeves

14. “I loved the material when I first read it, and the experience of making the film (The Matrix) was a great one. So when we came around to complete the trilogy, I just signed on board without even reading the scripts because the experience of the first film was so good.” – Keanu Reeves

15. “Grief changes shape, but it never ends.” – Keanu Reeves

16. “Violence is sometimes a very practical solution but I don’t think it is the ultimate solution. Owning a gun is not OK for me. But I could argue both sides. Why shouldn’t people own them? I’m not fundamentally against citizens having access to a weapon but I think it has complications. It’s probably not the wisest idea. Obviously, it has consequences. Personally, I do not own a weapon.” – Keanu Reeves

17. “I believe in love at first sight. You want that connection, and then you want some problems.” – Keanu Reeves

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18. “Multi-culture is the real culture of the world – the pure race doesn’t exist.” – Keanu Reeves

19. “Money doesn’t mean anything to me. I’ve made a lot of money, but I want to enjoy lie and not stress myself building my bank account. I give lots away and live simply, mostly out of a suitcase in hotels. We all know that good health is much more important.” – Keanu Reeves

20. “Sometimes simple things are the most difficult things to achieve.” – Keanu Reeves

21. “Positive energy brings good feelings, and dark energy often means harm. But the destruction in dark energy is also a subtle aspect of construction, like how even forest fires have their benefits. Sometimes enemies are our best teachers, people can learn from their mistakes, destruction sometimes means rebirth.” – Keanu Reeves

22. “You need to be happy to live, I don’t.” – Keanu Reeves

23. “Luxury is the opportunity to experience quality, be it a place, a person or an object.” – Keanu Reeves

24. “Every struggle in your life has shaped you into the person you are today. Be thankful for the hard times, they can only make you stronger.” – Keanu Reeves

25. “The recognition of the law of cause and effect, also known as karma, is a fundamental key to understand how you’ve created your world, with actions of your body, speech, and mind. When you truly understand karma, then you realize you are responsible for everything in your life. It is incredibly empowering to know that your future is in your hands.” – Keanu Reeves

26. “Mortality is very different when you’re 20 to when you’re 50.” – Keanu Reeves

27. “Nothing ever truly dies. The universe wastes nothing, everything is simply transformed.” – Keanu Reeves

28. “Sometimes I go out and hear people talk about irrelevant things and then I tell myself this is why I don’t go out.” – Keanu Reeves

29. “I got smelled…we had a lovely conversation, and I was in.” – Keanu Reeves

30. “I guess living without love, without experiencing it or being able to give it is pretty strong punishment.” – Keanu Reeves

31. “I’ve been really fortunate to be able to do different kinds of films in different scales, different genres, different kinds of roles, and that is important to me.” – Keanu Reeves

32. “I’m sorry my existence is not very noble or sublime.” – Keanu Reeves

33. “I am not handsome or sexy. Of course, it’s not like I am hopeless.” – Keanu Reeves

34. “I don’t know the law, the kind of law of quantity and quality, but I think the opportunity of people being able to express themselves and to have the means of production is a great thing. It’s also changing how we’re telling stories.” – Keanu Reeves

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Keanu Reeves Quotes

35. “I had the classic 40 meltdown. I did. It’s embarrassing. It was pretty funny. But then I recovered. To me, it was like a second adolescence. Hormonally, my body was changing, my mind was changing, and so my relationship to myself and the world around me came to this assault of finiteness.” – Keanu Reeves

36. “But I did ‘Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure.’ They made a cereal out of it, so once you’ve had a cereal, it doesn’t get much more surreal than that. Surreal cereal.” – Keanu Reeves

37. “I think the form, the Hollywood movie, I think the quality is obviously always going to be there and I think that the question of taste, there’s always a question of taste.” – Keanu Reeves

38. “Oftentimes, when we think of 3D, we think of things coming out of the screen, but actually, you’ve got this zero, this negative space, what they call the negative space, which is the scene, what’s being filmed in the positive space of the audience. As you can have things come out, you can have all of this depth.” – Keanu Reeves

39. “I’m Mickey Mouse. They don’t know who’s inside the suit.” – Keanu Reeves

40. “You want to play another kind of character in another genre, and it’s been something I’ve been trying to do if I can in the career so far, and it’s something I hope to continue because it’s interesting to me and you get to do different things as an actor.” – Keanu Reeves

41. “Kissing someone is pretty intimate, actually very intimate, and your heart always kind of skips a beat before you do that.” – Keanu Reeves

42. “I used to have nightmares that they would put ‘He played Ted’ on my tombstone.” – Keanu Reeves

43. “It’s always wonderful to get to know women, with the mystery and the joy and the depth. If you can make a woman laugh, you’re seeing the most beautiful thing on God’s Earth.” – Keanu Reeves

44. “How do I confront aging? With a wonder and a terror. Yeah, I’ll say that. Wonder and terror.” – Keanu Reeves

45. “I have definitely been curious and involved in the process; even as a young actor. I was always looking at where the camera was, what story it was telling. And as my experience grew, I wanted to know even more.”- Keanu Reeves

46. “When we talk about how movies used to be made, it was over 100 years of film, literal, physical film, with emulsion, that we would expose to light and we would get pictures.” – Keanu Reeves

47. “Even in the face of tragedy, a stellar person can thrive. No matter what’s going on in your life, you can overcome it! Life is worth living.” – Keanu Reeves

48. “It’s easy to become very self-critical when you’re an actor. Then you get critiqued by the critics. Whether you agree with them or not, people are passing judgment on you.” – Keanu Reeves

49. “I mean, if you didn’t get it or if you didn’t feel like you enjoyed it, sometimes that experience can change.” – Keanu Reeves

50. “How do people relate to movies now, when they’re on portable devices or streaming them? It’s not as much about going to the movies. That experience has changed.” – Keanu Reeves

51. “Multi-culture is the real culture of the world — a pure race doesn’t exist.” – Keanu Reeves

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52. “Sometimes we get so caught up in our daily lives that we forget to take the time out to enjoy the beauty in life. It’s like we’re zombies. Look up and take your headphones out. Say “Hi” to someone you see and maybe give a hug to someone who looks like they’re hurting.” – Keanu Reeves

53. “I’ve been pleased to work with so many wonderful stars through the years. This has been an amazing journey. I hope it continues.” – Keanu Reeves

54. “When you truly understand karma then you realize you are responsible for everything in your life. It is incredibly empowering to know that your future is in your hands.” – Keanu Reeves

55. “I do think there must be some kind of interaction between your living life and the life that goes on from here.” – Keanu Reeves

56. “Artists are losing the choice to use film. People have a love for it – the grain, how it feels, the texture.” – Keanu Reeves

57. “But, you know, it’s still a drag to get your picture taken when you’re eating a sandwich. It’s a downer.” – Keanu Reeves

58. “Eventually, it came to this place like, ‘I’d like to direct, but I need to find the story to tell.’ ‘Man of Tai Chi’ became the story to tell.” – Keanu Reeves

59. “When I don’t feel free and can’t do what I want, I just react. I go against it.” – Keanu Reeves

60. “Falling in love and having a relationship are two different things.” – Keanu Reeves

61. “A good date is when you are intoxicated with each other’s company and everything becomes good in the world.” – Keanu Reeves

62. “The whole aspect of cinema and film festivals should be a moment to come together and celebrate art and humanity. It would be a shame if there was such a divide.” – Keanu Reeves

63. “I try not to think about my life. I have no life. I need therapy.” – Keanu Reeves

64. “On a good night, I get underwear, bras, and hotel-room keys thrown onstage… You start to think that you’re Tom Jones.” – Keanu Reeves

65. “And I had a great time making Reloaded and Revolutions. It’s great that people are coming out to see the films and I hope they enjoy them.” – Keanu Reeves

66. “I’m a meathead. I can’t help it, man. You’ve got smart people and you’ve got dumb people. I just happen to be dumb.” – Keanu Reeves

67. “Basically it starts with four months of training, just basic stretching, kicking and punching. Then you come to the choreography and getting ready to put the dance together.” – Keanu Reeves

68. “Here comes 40. I’m feeling my age and I’ve ordered the Ferrari. I’m going to get the whole mid-life crisis package.” – Keanu Reeves

69. “Because we’re actors we can pretend and fake it, but I’d rather the intimate investment was authentic.” – Keanu Reeves

70. “I just felt that if I went into Speed 2, I just…wouldn’t have come up out of the water.” – Keanu Reeves

71. “I loved the material when I first read it, and the experience of making the film was a great one. So when we came around to complete the trilogy, I just signed on board without even reading the scripts because the experience of the first film was so good.” – Keanu Reeves

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“Sometimes we get so caught up in our daily lives that we forget to take the time out to enjoy the beauty in life.” – Keanu Reeves
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“If you have been brutally broken but still have the courage to be gentle to other living beings, then you’re a badass with a heart of an angel.” – Keanu Reeves
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Ian Warner has spent over 15 years building positive habits as a track athlete. He went on to become an All-American sprinter at Iowa State, and he represented Canada at the 2012 Olympics. Ian founded Habit Stacker and dedicated his life to helping people to develop winning habits.

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