Mark Wahlberg quotes

Born
June 5, 1971, Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.

Occupation
Actor.

Mark Wahlberg is an American actor.

Tiger Woods is the only sports star who’s worth every penny he makes.
– Mark Wahlberg

I don’t plan on ever letting my daughters date. I’m going to try to do everything I can to prevent it. You know, it just terrifies me. It just terrifies me.
– Mark Wahlberg

It’s all about hustling, whether it’s in Boston or the film industry. I’ve been hustling my entire life – acting my way into trouble and acting my way back out again. I’m just fortunate to have had the opportunity to apply it in a different direction.
– Mark Wahlberg

As soon as I ended up being incarcerated, I said, you know, this is not the life for me.
– Mark Wahlberg

I’ve been in enough movies to know that when you’re on the set and you start shooting, you’re looking at playback and you get a sense of what it’s going to be like.
– Mark Wahlberg

If I succeed in business but fail as a father, then I’ve failed.
– Mark Wahlberg

Producing suits me because I have a business mind and a business sensibility. I was a street hustler. I did whatever it took. I sold whatever I could sell. I’m a good organiser.
– Mark Wahlberg

I’ve always wanted to be in the health and wellness business. I try to encourage people to live a healthy lifestyle.
– Mark Wahlberg

I’m always friendly and encouraging on set. I want people to be at their best creatively.
– Mark Wahlberg

I approach a comedy the same way I do a drama. I try to make it as real as possible.
– Mark Wahlberg

But no, I’m not political. My obligation is to pull the lever and elect somebody who’s going to make life a little better for everybody, especially those who don’t have as much good fortune as others.
– Mark Wahlberg

I never lie. I believe everything I say, so it’s not a lie.
– Mark Wahlberg

I’m the father of two boys and two girls, so I’m more an emotional wreck than a mushball.
– Mark Wahlberg

Well every moment, every project is different. I took a very slow approach to acting, trying to really work with people I could learn from. And I got something different out of each experience.
– Mark Wahlberg

Having two daughters changed my perspective on a lot of things, and I definitely have a newfound respect for women. And I think I finally became a good and real man when I had a daughter.
– Mark Wahlberg

The world is very different today than it was in 1968.
– Mark Wahlberg

I have more money now than I know what to do with.
– Mark Wahlberg

I love roles where I am required to prepare physically. And it’s fun putting on weight and eating.
– Mark Wahlberg

I embrace old age. Look, I’m never going to dunk on LeBron James, and I’ve learned to accept that. I got a pretty good life, and I’m very fortunate, and I have my blessings.
– Mark Wahlberg

He’s a legend and I respect his work, so I went down and paid my respects when Charlton was on the set. He was nice but I think he lied a little. He said it was an honour to be in a movie with me, but I don’t believe it.
– Mark Wahlberg

You know, there’s nothing like seeing the smile on my kids’ faces. Laughing together. Playing. It’s the best.
– Mark Wahlberg

When I – when I was going to school, I knew how to read, write, add and subtract and I – I basically said, ‘What else do I need? I’m never going to be able to go to college. I’m not going to be able to afford to go to college. I’m not going to be able to get a scholarship.’
– Mark Wahlberg

I’ve always wanted to do right in life. But the wanting and the doing aren’t quite the same thing.
– Mark Wahlberg

I pray to be a good servant to God, a father, a husband, a son, a friend, a brother, an uncle, a good neighbor, a good leader to those who look up to me, a good follower to those who are serving God and doing the right thing.
– Mark Wahlberg

I like to talk to people. I’ve got one assistant, one Blackberry. That’s my overhead. I don’t text that much or email. I like to sit down face-to-face and have a conversation with you. I’m old-fashioned.
– Mark Wahlberg

I never got on the course with my dad, but to be playing golf with my kids – that’s a dream.
– Mark Wahlberg

There’s nothing like seeing the smile on my kids’ faces. Laughing together. Playing. It’s the best.
– Mark Wahlberg