Keanu Reeves quotes

Born
September 2, 1964, Beirut, Lebanon.

Occupation
Actor, director.

Keanu Reeves is a Canadian actor and director.

Artists are losing the choice to use film. People have a love for it – the grain, how it feels, the texture.
– Keanu Reeves
I know the ones who love us will miss us.
– Keanu Reeves
I’m sorry my existence is not very noble or sublime.
– Keanu Reeves
Because we’re actors we can pretend and fake it, but I’d rather the intimate investment was authentic.
– Keanu Reeves
Falling in love and having a relationship are two different things.
– Keanu Reeves
I believe in love at first sight. You want that connection, and then you want some problems.
– Keanu Reeves
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
How do I confront aging? With a wonder and a terror. Yeah, I’ll say that. Wonder and terror.
– Keanu Reeves
I try not to think about my life. I have no life. I need therapy.
– Keanu Reeves
My name can’t be that tough to pronounce!
– Keanu Reeves
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
I’m a meathead. I can’t help it, man. You’ve got smart people and you’ve got dumb people.
– Keanu Reeves
I am not handsome or sexy. Of course, it’s not like I am hopeless.
– Keanu Reeves
When I don’t feel free and can’t do what I want I just react. I go against it.
– Keanu Reeves
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
Energy can’t be created or destroyed, and energy flows. It must be in a direction, with some kind of internal, emotive, spiritual direction. It must have some effect somewhere.
– Keanu Reeves
I’m a meathead, man. You’ve got smart people, and you’ve got dumb people. I just happen to be dumb.
– Keanu Reeves
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
‘Speed’ and ‘Point Break’ were a lot of running and jumping, and then ‘The Matrix Trilogy’ had a lot of fights and wire work and green screen elements.
– Keanu Reeves
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
People were saying that David Geffen and I had gotten married and it just blew me away. Not that they thought I was gay, but that they thought I could land a guy that hot.
– Keanu Reeves
Grief changes shape, but it never ends.
– Keanu Reeves
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
Mortality is very different when you’re 20 to when you’re 50.
– Keanu Reeves
When the people you love are gone, you’re alone.
– Keanu Reeves
I want to make a good, solid kung fu movie.
– Keanu Reeves
Sure I believe in God and the Devil, but they don’t have to have pitchforks and a long white beard.
– Keanu Reeves
I was always interested – I mean, it’s kind of part of your job – I was always interested in the camera.
– Keanu Reeves
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
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
It’s fun to be hopelessly in love. It’s dangerous, but it’s fun.
– Keanu Reeves
I’m not a photographer, so I didn’t get into F-stops or ND filters or background, foreground, cross-light, all that stuff. But I was interested in the camera and the lenses. That’s the world that I’m moving in, in terms of acting and giving a performance.
– Keanu Reeves
Kissing someone is pretty intimate, actually very intimate, and your heart always kind of skips a beat before you do that.
– Keanu Reeves
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
You know what, I’d done an interview show when I was like 16 or 17. One of my first jobs. I did interviews for this television show in Toronto.
– Keanu Reeves
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