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Shia LaBeouf – 45 Quotes

 

45 Quotes by Shia LaBeouf

 

Comics, for me, is being able to sing alone in the shower. I find it freeing. You just pick up a pen and get to it.

– Shia LaBeouf


I’m not an Adonis, that’s for damn sure. I’ve never really thought of myself that way, and it doesn’t matter to me. My favorite actors aren’t Adonises. Dustin Hoffman is a flawed-looking man he’s amazing to me. Tom Hanks is flawed-looking people love him. Same with Gene Hackman.

– Shia LaBeouf


To be able to sit in Donald Trump’s apartment and talk about the future of corporate real estate was amazing.

– Shia LaBeouf


I just wish the crowd I was associated with was more passionate about what they were doing and less consumed with the commerce of the art form.

– Shia LaBeouf


The comic book world is a tough business.

– Shia LaBeouf


Well, there’s different shades of Hollywood, sure. I mean, I’m working in this business but I’m not Hollywood.

– Shia LaBeouf


I’ve spent more on my Dodger tickets that I did on my car.

– Shia LaBeouf


My first car, I got it in an auction at my temple. It was an ’86 Volvo that I got for 500 bucks, and then wound up throwing $10,000 into the stereo system and put TVs in the foot rests. It was the most ridiculous Volvo you’d ever seen, but I had never had money before and I was out of my mind.

– Shia LaBeouf


If you asked an 18-year-old what they want to do with their life, and the options are ‘Transformers’ or Lars von Trier, he’s probably shipping out for ‘Transformers.’ If you ask a 26-year-old what he wants to do, ‘Transformers’ or Lars von Trier, he’d probably pick Lars von Trier. So, my sensibilities are changing as I change.

– Shia LaBeouf


I’m a video game fan, and I always thought it would be cool to be able to control a character.

– Shia LaBeouf


I’ve been in fights, but that doesn’t make me cool or like a tough guy or more interesting actor, I’m not proud of it.

– Shia LaBeouf


They’re very, uh, you know, I don’t come from the suburbs and a jolly, Disney type of lifestyle. I come from something totally different. And they’re cool and bare minimum so it’s not always a money issue for me.

– Shia LaBeouf


What’s cool is when you’re able to give your audience imagination and you don’t have to cage them in like animals.

– Shia LaBeouf


I didn’t know my dad for a long time. My dad was on drugs and my dad was at the VA Hospital, my dad was off in his own world selling drugs or using them or there would be crack heads in the house or whatever it would be.

– Shia LaBeouf


I don’t know, I just want to be happy. I could be in a hole somewhere. Or I could completely lose it and be some hippy living in the woods with my dad.

– Shia LaBeouf


My dad is a motorcycle guy, not some Hollywood dude.

– Shia LaBeouf


Now my dad is with me, traveling with me and a big part of this whole thing is I like to mix it up a little bit, you know. Who gets to take their father on a private jet across the country and stay in first class hotels? So we’re enjoying it, but I’d stop if it’s not possible.

– Shia LaBeouf


I want my audience to know me for my work, not because of who I’m dating or what drugs I’m on or what club I went to.

– Shia LaBeouf


I enjoy what I’m able to give my family.

– Shia LaBeouf


My family, my parents are hippies.

– Shia LaBeouf


My family’s lineage is five generations of artists who never made it.

– Shia LaBeouf


My mom is the backbone not just of my family but of many families.

– Shia LaBeouf


Knowledge about the economy, ideas about capitalism and government, the future of the world and geopolitics were things I was never really interested in.

– Shia LaBeouf


I think, my generation, it’s hard to have hope when you got a $700-trillion derivatives debt to pay and a bubble about to explode and $500 trillion worth of GDP.

– Shia LaBeouf


I come from divorce. I’m only doing marriage once. It’s not a game for me.

– Shia LaBeouf


My mom is at my house every day, and she nags me about everything, especially hygiene.

– Shia LaBeouf


At this point I have enough money to live 25 lifetimes. You couldn’t spend the money I’ve accrued now.

– Shia LaBeouf


I turned down twelve films last year… Huge money films, but I had no respect for the writer or the work.

– Shia LaBeouf


If I have enough money to eat I’m good.

– Shia LaBeouf


My generation will actually be the first generation that is tamer than the one that came before it, and it will probably be poorer less fun and less money.

– Shia LaBeouf


You can’t have bank holding companies acting as hedge funds. You can’t have them taking a million-dollar pension plan for Joe Schmo the bus driver and treat it with the same risk appetite that you treat George Soros’ pocket money. It’s fundamentally ridiculous.

– Shia LaBeouf


I was always raised on cowboy films, and then when I could start making choices about the movies I wanted to watch I found myself wanting to watch gangster films which were slightly more sophisticated than the baseline stuff that was in westerns.

– Shia LaBeouf


I’m not a strikingly handsome guy, but I’m in movies.

– Shia LaBeouf


Nobody makes movies like Oliver Stone.

– Shia LaBeouf


The best movies are simple.

– Shia LaBeouf


I’ve had to deal with all different types of situations – positive and negative and extremes of both.

– Shia LaBeouf


When people ask me about my story, I just go through the positive stuff: the tent-pole moments, the big landmark checkpoints.

– Shia LaBeouf


A relationship to me is never about the romance.

– Shia LaBeouf


I was in a relationship with a girl I loved for three years. Where do you go after three years? Then you’ve got to start thinking about other things, and I’m too young to think about those things.

– Shia LaBeouf


There’s only so far you can take a relationship before you got to get into things that are too serious or over the top.

– Shia LaBeouf


There’s only so far you can take a relationship before you got to get into things that are too serious or over the top. I’m 20 years old. I was in a relationship with a girl I love for three years. Where do you go after three years? Then you’ve got to start thinking about other things, and I’m too young to think about those things.

– Shia LaBeouf


I like messing around, and I like working with artists who I respect.

– Shia LaBeouf


So it’s kind of nervous to be in this situation, but at the same time you look at all those actors and the work that they’ve done, I’ve been in bigger films than all of them and still kept my integrity and still kept my respect.

– Shia LaBeouf


You can’t buy back your respect you can’t buy back your career. You only get one, so I don’t want to mess that up.

– Shia LaBeouf


When you look at golf films before us they’re all – garbage or satire. A lot of sports films tend to vilify the opposition. Where the opposition becomes this big angry monster, so big you can’t beat him.

– Shia LaBeouf