Inspirational Quotes by Jamie Bell

Dancing is like riding a bike.

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I’ve just been blessed to work with these really great people.

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New York is full of crazy people, and I like that.

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Everyone is slowly catching on to this one – and I know everyone says this – but we need to make a little more effort with the environment. Everyone says they turn off their lights, but do they really?

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I’m very good at meeting people, very outgoing.

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I think documentary filmmaking is a braver way to make films because it’s real, and you’re really there.

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I love the old Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly movies; they’re so beautiful to look at. It’s such a shame we don’t make them anymore. Although, I don’t know how you could make tap dancing current and topical.

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You just have to surround yourself with people who are going to support and love you before trying to sell you as a product, or push you into something you don’t want to do.

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I excelled in English while I was at school.

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I had teen angst for a while, but I think every teenager has the angst.

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I’ve got lots of weird illustrations of me from Japanese fans.

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I tap dance.

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I hate the stereotype of the pitfalls of the child actor. There are so many amazing examples – Natalie Portman, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jodie Foster, Drew Barrymore – of people who have made it through.

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My characters are often without a significant parental figure.

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You don’t miss what you never had.

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Surfing isn’t really in my blood. It’s hard to catch a big wave in Billingham.

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My favourite superhero is obviously Batman because he’s the sexiest. But I can’t imagine myself as Batman.

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Indiana Jones is very much an old-world kind of hero. He doesn’t really have any kind of superpower or rely on any kind of technology to help him out of things.

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I lost my mind at 15. I’d been shown a world where there were no boundaries, where everyone gave me all the power. And I was like, ‘This is great!’ Then that was gone. But I was like, ‘Yeah, but I still want that.’ I’d lost my humble, very quiet, introverted sensibilities which I think I definitely had as a kid.

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I never really sympathised with Peter Parker.

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I don’t think many people can say they’ve been the lead in a Spielberg film and still been able to live their normal life that they had before.

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Well, I am obsessive about my work. I throw myself in all the way.

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I sympathize with every kitchen porter.

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I actually don’t mind rats at all. I kind of think they’re quite cute, but that’s just me.

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We’re kind of in a voyeuristic world. We have TV shows that are all about watching people do weird things in houses. People are obsessed with that. There’s live coverage of it.

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Every interview I do, it’s basically ‘how did he do it,’ and I owe it all to my representation, and my manager is basically like my mother, she’s so picky.

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I don’t take any photographs. I travel a lot by myself, and I feel weird taking photos on my own.

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I don’t think there’s a lot of actors out there right now who really know what they’re doing at all.

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I’ll tell you what I hate – bands like My Chemical Romance.

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I think everyone still thinks I’m 13.

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Music is pretty therapeutic.

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I wanted to be a journalist for a long time.

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I’m a hard-mouthed northeastern lad. That’s me – the Eminem of Northeast England.

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I often find the smaller, independent films are much more rewarding than the bigger stuff, but you do the bigger stuff because it’s a business, and you’ve got to show your face a bit, get yourself around.

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It’s hard to incorporate dance into movies I think.

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I look at my contemporaries, and we’re all at different stages and levels, and all choosing different routes, different ways to do things.

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I love documentaries. It’s actually my favorite medium of film.

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Tap dancing is all about the feet; you put your head down and don’t really engage with anything but the rhythm in your head.

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I’m awkward around girls.

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I’m no good at the one-liner thing. It’s just not me.

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I go into meetings with some film-makers and they literally have nothing to say, they’re almost bored by their own material. I’d rather work with people who are very passionate and very animated about what they want to do. People who just want to tell stories.

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What’s weird is that I work with these directors and then I start channeling them. I kind of turn into them a bit – which is cool when you’re working with Clint Eastwood.

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If you have created an image of yourself at 13 and it is still with you at 17, it needs to be dropped.

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I have, I think, eight mentors. It’s crazy, but I need them. They are all really important to me. They keep me grounded and advise me.

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I never had a father figure so I never missed it.

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Inner demons? Got none of them.

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