Matthew McConaughey quotes

Born
November 4, 1969 Uvalde, Texas U.S.

Occupation
Actor.

Matthew McConaughey is an American actor, producer, model, writer and director. He first gained notice for his breakout role in the coming-of-age comedy Dazed and Confused (1993). 

I like having my hands in the clay. I like the movie-making process.
– Matthew McConaughey

I don’t know how to work a room. It’s a real skill.
– Matthew McConaughey

If you can be mentally stimulated by the workout and find out how to get through it, it’s more fun.
– Matthew McConaughey

There aren’t many things that are universally cool, and it’s cool not to litter. I’d never do it.
– Matthew McConaughey

There are certain nights you and your image just aren’t in the same bed.
– Matthew McConaughey

When I first starting making money, when I first made my first six-digits, I was – my big thing was I went to put super unleaded in my truck for the first time.
– Matthew McConaughey

A creep is someone who claims he’s one thing but he’s actually another.
– Matthew McConaughey

I was raised on, ‘You go get a nine-to-five job, earn your pay and work your way up.’
– Matthew McConaughey

I’m a football fan, a sports fan, a fan of competition.
– Matthew McConaughey

Vanity is great motivation, to be fair.
– Matthew McConaughey

When I see grace in a woman, that’s very sexy. You can tell by how someone moves or their rhythm.
– Matthew McConaughey

I have my own vocabulary. I love linguistics. That surprises people.
– Matthew McConaughey

I always wanted to be a father and thought it would be great, but it just took the right woman and the right time to make it all happen.
– Matthew McConaughey

I’m a golfer, and what are the two sports you can do till you drop? Golf and surfing. They’re great for you limber-wise, they’re great for you health-wise, and they put you in sweet locations.
– Matthew McConaughey

I’m not arrogant enough to look back on my career and criticize my choices. It’s really not my place.
– Matthew McConaughey

There’s two sorts of fear: one you embrace and one you should listen to and turn the other way.
– Matthew McConaughey

I personally don’t like to go see romantic comedies. But people do want to see them, and they seem to want to see me in them.
– Matthew McConaughey

My lawyer has been a good friend of mine for a long time. He and I continuously have conversations.
– Matthew McConaughey

For me, one of the toughest things about Valentine’s Day is that it gets geared up as the day to profess your love. See, T-E-S-T – that’s a bad word that doesn’t go with L-O-V-E.
– Matthew McConaughey

The best advice comes from people who don’t give advice.
– Matthew McConaughey

You want to be a writer? Start writing. You want to be a filmmaker? Start shooting stuff on your phone right now.
– Matthew McConaughey

It’s not a science when you are judging art, but we’d be remiss to say you can’t look at something and say, ‘This is more well done than that.’
– Matthew McConaughey

Good ideas are free – or at least they should be.
– Matthew McConaughey

Without exercise, I don’t feel like my head works right.
– Matthew McConaughey

My life is the road, man. I need to keep moving.
– Matthew McConaughey

We dissect failure a lot more than we dissect success.
– Matthew McConaughey

I’ve done films where we don’t rehearse, and I’ve done films where we heavily rehearse. I like rehearsals.
– Matthew McConaughey

I go on The Daily Beast. The Daily Beast is one of the websites that I check out.
– Matthew McConaughey

Absolutely not. I have no problem with commitment. In fact, I love having someone in my life.
– Matthew McConaughey

We spend so much time sublimatin’, thinkin’ about, ‘What am I going to have for lunch, dinner?’
– Matthew McConaughey

Sure, I can get a little bit jealous. The good part about jealousy is that it comes from passion. It’s also the dangerous part and it’s an ugly emotion that hurts.
– Matthew McConaughey

There’s a difference in thinking you are a champion and knowing that you are.
– Matthew McConaughey

What the heck is true love? I remember feeling, back when I was 12 and ‘going’ with this girl, ‘Is this true love?’
– Matthew McConaughey

Cameras aren’t guns. They can’t really hurt you.
– Matthew McConaughey

I think I can keep a rhythm to a beat, but there are quite a few people who would argue with me.
– Matthew McConaughey

Africa is probably one of the most beautiful places I have ever been.
– Matthew McConaughey