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  • Emphasis in the Marine Corps isn't on talking about your feelings.

  • Acting, to me, has been many things: It's a business, and it's a craft, and it's a political act - it's whatever adjective is most applicable.

  • Acting is a business and a political act and a craft, but I also feel like it's a service - specifically, for a military audience.

  • I always think back to the original movies and to those quieter moments where Luke is out in A New Hope, and there are the two suns setting. It is the equivalent, basically, of a farm boy dying to get out of his small town and do something bigger. It's those kinds of universal themes that ground this whole thing in space.

    Boys   Thinking   Space  
    "A galaxy faraway, so close: Adam Driver on 'Star Wars: Episode VII'" by Anthony Breznican, August 15, 2014.
  • I mean, I did plays in high school, but I was convinced you couldn't make a living doing it.

    School   Mean   Play  
  • I think people are willing to take more of a risk on an indie film, about character, etc...but at the same time, when I work on projects that are substantially bigger, in a way they do feel small. Even though the catering is way better and we actually have someone shooting with real film.... The budgets are bigger but the story still feels small, like an indie film.

  • Something I learned in the Marine Corps that I've applied to acting is, one, taking direction, and then working with a group of people to accomplish a mission and knowing your role within that team.

    Team   Marine   Knowing  
    "Biography/ Personal Quotes".
  • I feel like I'll never get over red carpets. They're so bizarre and awkward.

    Awkward   Red   Bizarre  
  • I loved being in the Marine Corps, I loved my job in the Marine Corps, and I loved the people I served with. It's one of the best things I've had a chance to do.

    Jobs   Marine   People  
  • The Marine Corps is some of the best acting training you could have. Having that responsibility for people's lives, suddenly time becomes a really valuable commodity and you want to make the most of it. And for acting, you just have to do the work, just keep doing it.

  • I used to eat a whole chicken every day, for lunch. I did that for four years. But it got tiring - go to the store, buy it, eat it. It’s a mess.

    Years   Lunch   Four  
    "Girls’ Adam Driver on Joining the Marines and Playing Lena Dunham’s Boyfriend". Interview with Vanessa Grigoriadis, June 15, 2012.
  • I'm not an acting monk or anything. I'm not, like, the most well-adjusted actor.

    Acting   Actors   Monk  
    "Biography/ Personal Quotes".
  • It's hard to kill that father-son bond.

    Father   Son   Father Son  
  • I actually run a non-profit where one of the main objectives is to branch out and get a new audience for the theater. Just because the writing is so good and nothing is more effective than seeing something live and happening right in front of your face, so I definitely want to continue to pursue that.

    "The GQA: Adam Driver". Interview with Daniel Riley, November 28, 2012.
  • The only thing I know that makes me feel comfortable is to know as much as I can. Not like what the shots are going to be, but knowing enough about my character that I can forget those things. And more specifically, my lines. I have to know my lines. I have to know something really well, so I can forget it when we're doing it. And there is comfort in knowing, "Okay, there's not another stone that I could have overturned."

  • Acting is really about having the courage to fail in front of people.

    People   Acting   Failing  
  • I don't have cable. I just never watched a lot of TV.

    Tvs   Cables  
    "The GQA: Adam Driver". Interview with Daniel Riley, November 28, 2012.
  • I don't understand technology, and I'm very scared of it.

    "The Accidental Success of Adam Driver". Interview with Alex Morris, January 20, 2014.
  • I think it's possible to be free in a big production. It's the eye of the director and the actor and the story.

  • Yeah, September 11 happened and all my friends were like, 'Let's join the military!' and I was the only one who actually did.

    "Adam Driver, boy among girls". Interview with Keely Weiss, April 13, 2012.
  • I always found something strangely paternal about the director-actor relationship. Actors want so much approval.

    Directors   Actors   Want  
  • I was born in California. When I was six, we moved to a small town in northern Indiana called Mishawaka.

    "PLAYBILL.COM'S BRIEF ENCOUNTER With Adam Driver". Interview with Robert Simonson, August 12, 2009.
  • Through theater and acting school, I found a way to articulate myself.

    School   Acting   Way  
  • I have a control problem. I hate the feeling of not being in control.

    Hate   Feelings   Problem  
  • I originally passed on 'Girls' because I thought TV was evil.

    Girl   Evil   Tvs  
  • In the military, you learn the essence of people. You see so many examples of self-sacrifice and moral courage. In the rest of life you don't get that many opportunities to be sure of your friends.

    "Biography/Personal Quotes".
  • If I'm not doing something or working on something, I literally just sit in the room and think, which I don't think is productive. I won't go outside for days.

    Thinking   Rooms   Ifs  
  • I'm conflicted with theater in the city because you want to reach a diverse audience, and that audience doesn't typically go to the theater.

    Cities   Want   Theater  
    Interview with William Van Meter, March 26, 2013.
  • At the end of whatever we're doing, I always feel like I want to go back and start over again because now I have a better sense of what it is. I feel that with everything. Like, if you're doing like a long run of a play and you're doing it seven shows a week, at the end of it, I want to go back and start from the beginning.

    Running   Play   Long  
  • It was very clear to me I wanted to be an actor when I got out into civilian life.

    Actors   Clear   Wanted  
    "It was very clear to me I wanted to be an actor when I got out into civilian life". Interview with Jonathan Bernstein, January 18, 2014.
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