Great Quotes from Andrew Garfield

Spider-Man has always been a symbol of goodness and doing the right thing and looking after your fellow man.

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I’ve realised that at the top of the mountain, there’s another mountain.

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I just think I’ve always been sensitive and had difficulty containing my feelings, and I’ve always searched for outlets for that, because otherwise those feelings come out in chaotic ways that aren’t always great.

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I’m always having a crisis of faith, with everything. People who are certain are terrifying to me. That’s how religious wars get started.

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As an adolescent, Spider-Man was what got me through tough times in terms of being a skinny kid.

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I’ve gone through my whole life caring deeply what people think of me.

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I love that idea that if you know someone’s story, it’s impossible not to love them. This is potentially hokey but incredibly true, as far as I’m concerned.

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I sincerely want to help create beauty in the world and move a culture of separateness back towards community. I really, really do, and I think art is a powerful way of doing that.

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I’d much rather be in the world than in some ivory tower somewhere.

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I was a monkey child. I was like a clown.

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I hope that I’m always struggling, really. You develop when you’re struggling. When you’re struggling, you get stronger.

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I feel incredibly awkward as a human being and incredibly teenaged still.

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It’s much easier to gain control over a mass population when you pit them against each other.

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Obviously there’s something very seductive about movies, which can be attractive in a bad way if you’re doing them for the wrong reasons – for money, or for fame.

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I think too much. Being in my body is much more satisfying than being in my head.

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In secondary school I was floating – I wasn’t passionate about anything. I did a little sport, but it was pretty joyless because the competitiveness was too much to bear.

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My parents signed me up for classical guitar lessons, which made for two years of the most depressing Wednesday evenings.

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I don’t believe anyone is ugly.

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That’s all I want, to keep losing myself.

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I have no interest in being known as a celebrity; ‘celebrity’ is a pretty disgusting word. It’s part of the brainwashing of the culture, part of the false idolatry of those that are only human, and I don’t want to participate in that.

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I read Naomi Klein’s ‘No Logo’ when I was 15. It’s one of the things that’s shaped my relationship to fame – to endorsements, to selling things.

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I have very strong feelings about what modern fame means, and the toxicity of it.

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We’re always serving something, even if we’re not aware of it. We’re usually serving capitalism.

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I worked in a Starbucks that wasn’t very popular – before the big coffee boom in London. My boss didn’t take kindly to my incessant sitting. I was like, ‘Look, I’ve dusted everything, the stockroom is all figured out… I would rather sit now so I have the energy when a customer does come in.’

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I’m pretty good at saying no to things, at discerning between what I’m supposed to do and what I’m not supposed to do.

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We’re all one thing, and we’re all just enacting different aspects of ourselves all the time.

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If I can keep losing myself – and finding parts of myself – in other people’s writing and direction, then that’s all I can really ask for. That’s all I want, to keep losing myself.

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When I found out about being cast in ‘Spider-Man,’ it was like this bubble developed around me. I was floating in it for a while. And then, suddenly, it evaporated, and I was like, ‘Well, I’m just an actor. I don’t get to actually be Spider-Man.’

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America always seemed to me this foreign land that I imagined I could escape to if I needed to get away – and I think that came both from the fact that I was born there and from watching so many American movies when I was a kid.

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I was brought up on American films.

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Everyone has made themselves into a commodity with Facebook, Twitter – with all of these things, you’re commodifying your life every time you post an Instagram picture.

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In film, there’s this kind of constant fear that you’re going to be doing too much. That may be an unfounded fear because I love sizable performances on film, especially when they’re by performers who push the boundaries of what people deem the right kind of size.

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Films were really my church. As a young kid, it was movies and books; it was nothing remarkable, really, just that is where I felt soothed, that is where I felt most myself… safest.

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I have been drawn to stories that are attempting to turn suffering into beauty.

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Donald Trump is a lost soul wandering this Earth. He’s been led down the Willy Loman path and believes his own hype. He’s serving his little self and his little ego; otherwise, why would he need to overcompensate so much?

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Since I was , I’ve had that feeling of, ‘Am I enough? Am I worthy? Am I supposed to be here?’ And my culture and society is telling me that I’m actually not in a lot of ways – unless I have this amount of money, or I’m in this kind of car and I have this kind of job, or I’m famous, or whatever.

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We were under a lot of financial pressure when I was growing up.

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I was raised with the idea that the arts were a doss – but the arts are vital. If you see Mark Rylance perform Shakespeare at the Globe, you know it’s a spiritual act.

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