Ansel Elgort Quotes


Iâ??ve never taken time off from being an actor. This is the kind of career Iâ??d be so happy to do until I die. I always joke to myself that I want to have a postmortem Academy Award Nomination.

My mom is very romantic. As is my dad. They appreciate real romance.

I never really did that well in school because I was so absorbed with doing acting.

With 'Carrie ' I did like seven auditions. I'd never done a movie so they wanted to make sure I wasn't going to ruin it. I don't blame them.

I'm starting to get a following on Twitter. That's a really awesome power to have. It gives me the opportunity to make any kind of art I want.

I feel for the first time ashamed to be an American because we elected [Donald Trump].

I have a lot of weird interests but everything I do is artistic.

I always did workshops. I would be at theater camp doing shows or after-school programs.

I love Marlon Brando and James Dean. That was when it was all about the star and the script. Nowadays everything has to be action-packed.

I want to do movies television and theater. Whatever comes along.

Just in terms of the opportunity I've gotten is amazing. I consider myself super super super lucky.

I go to dinner with my friends and we're like 'Let's put our phones on airplane mode so we can really enjoy each other's company.'

I think my parents raised me well. And I'm pretty straight edge. All my friends make fun of me for being straight edge.

You are your main news platform so no publication has as much power as you do about posting about yourself.

I can tap dance a little bit.

When I was nine I started doing ballet. That's when I knew that I was down to keep doing it.

I hated the ballet but I liked performing. I did 20 shows and I couldn't get the smile off my face.

When girls scream my name and start crying I blush like crazy.

I watched 'Billy Madison' maybe 80 times. It's my favourite movie. Watched it like a million times. My brother and sister watched it with me all the time.

It's so sad you get less starstruck when you start realizing that it's not a big deal.

I'm a big fan of Shake Shack.

I've lived in a bubble my whole life. I never thought someone with those kind of views who came across to me so ignorant every time he speaks could ever be elected.

A lot of high school students on TV and in Broadway are played by people in their late 20s and even early 30s. That seems weird to me.

I just think a lot of people don't give credit to EDM producers or DJs. People think they're just button pushers and just get on stage and don't really perform.

We live in a bubble of progression and over the last eight years [of Barack Obama] we've been a country of progression.

My dad's a photographer. So I suppose he named me Ansel just in case I would take over the family business. I guess I failed him.

Fault is a beautiful honorable love story that I hope I'll get to experience in my own lifetime. It makes you grateful for any love you have in your life

If I messed up at the Oscars I wouldn't be invited back.

You can be really weird and people will still accept you if you're in movies. I'm not actually weird but if I feel like being weird then I can do it and they accept it because you're an actor.

Donald Trump as a figurehead is the opposite of that - he's regression he's taking a step backward.

I absolutely should be on social media and I think every person who's an influencer should be and should be doing good things.

My dad photographed a lot of beautiful dancers. My mom was a dancer.

I'm just such a good kisser.

Human beings are a wonderful virus in some ways.

I'm a total goof. When I'm being really comfortable with my friends I can be very goofy.

There are so many things to be lucky for. Lucky to be healthy lucky to be like beautiful. Lucky to be living in America.

In 'Divergent ' the story is about Beatrice Prior and I play her brother.

I had a birthday party with my family and friends at a house and Chipotle catered. It was beautiful.

I like romantic dates - going on a long walk in Central Park and then taking the subway downtown and going out to eat and ordering oysters. After that you walk around again and talk.

I think what I really want to do [is] do something charitable.

I think my voice would be great as a protestor but also it would be and has been very powerful for charity.

If you don't know my name and you don't know what movie I'm from don't come ask for a picture while I'm trying to eat chipotle

I'd like to do something for inner-city schools and education for young people because it's constantly being cut.

I'd like to do something that hits close to home.

The club scene is terrible.

As an actor you want a director who makes you feel comfortable in a place that you can really create and try a lot of different things.

Growing up on say the Upper East Side you're so isolated. If you go to the Hamptons every weekend you never talk to a construction worker and the construction worker would never talk to you.

When you're crafting a character it's good to have a lot of influences.

I don't do that much sampling. I create all my own sounds.

Why go around dating random girls and having terrible sex when you can be with someone you really like?

There are big parts of my life that I don't share. I don't share myself eating dinner with my family. I don't talk about who I'm dating. That's private; that's me.

My dad said to always do what I loved and not worry about the money or anything because if I do what I love then the money will come.

It's important to be a divergent musician and do a little bit of everything except you have to make sure your fans are aware of it and that you string them along the right way.

I don't want money to ever drive my career. I want my career to be driven by what I want to do in art.

I'd like to be Gandalf for a day - he's so wise he's so powerful and he's so caring. I love Gandalf. When they remake 'Lord of The Rings ' maybe I'll play it.

James Dean was always a tortured soul.

I want to dunk on Kevin Hart.

I don't believe in spending money lavishly now that I'm making money.

As America we aren't the country that we should be with Donald Trump as president.

Some nightlife places people aren't there for the music and it's depressing. I'm not just a club DJ; I am a producer and I'll only DJ when the crowd is there to enjoy the music.

I cry whenever I watch an emotional scene that I did just because it brings me back to that moment. It's like I remember being there; I remember feeling what I felt. It's really weird right?

From an early age I understood the concept that if you're not the star then your job is to not pull attention away from the star.

Picture-taking is an ensemble art - like theater.

I don't want to just sell out shows to young girls who like my movie franchise. I want to sell tickets because people respect me.

LaGuardia High School is a place of acceptance. You have every type of kid there performing. The outcast girl would not have been made fun of in my high school.

I'll work thirteen hours at a time producing a new track. Not a lot of people understand that - not girlfriends friends family.

Even on Facebook like I wouldn't share everything with my friends because that's obnoxious.

I just make whatever music I want. It's my obsession and it's very fulfilling.

I think that most people who are just artists who are getting famous would trade a lot of their fame back for some normalcy pretty much immediately.

The Fault in Our Stars' is a beautiful film that's really positive. The second half gets sad but it's always positive.

My style is clubby and groovy - you can jump to it but you don't just have to just jump to it. It's not just really bass-heavy and hurts your ears; you move with it and it sounds kind of tribal.

I'm not going to go on Twitter and rant about something.

I think it would be ridiculous to work with Tom Hardy. I hear some crazy things about him and he's also really good.

I grew up with Grace Coddington coming over to our house like all the time but like she was just like the woman with the red hair.

I love when a girl is like 'I can't hang out. I have to go to class.' And I go pick her up and she's all sweaty in a leotard with her hair in a bun. That's the hottest thing ever.

My dad grew up in Washington Heights. I grew up in New York in Manhattan. So we're purebred New Yorkers.

I write music because I love it. Sometimes more than anything in the world.

Most actors nowadays are models turned actors. That's why a lot of young actors are terrible. You have to learn how to act. It is not something that you can just do.

So many movies just have two pretty people thrown together.

I like to go on really nice dates. I've made some money but I don't spend it on anything besides my rent. But I go to nice dinners. And I like to go with a girl.

Sometimes you want to read what people write about you obviously.

Young people are this country [America] and we need to speak out.

I don't just act and that's really important to me. I don't want to just be an actor forever.