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30 quotes by Keanu Reeves that could change your perspective on life

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The Hollywood action hero is a quiet, softly-spoken man, but what he does say can often be quite profound and inspirational.

Words of wisdom from keanu reeves

A selection of 30 quotes from Keanu Reeves over the years.

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Keanu quotes

1. "I used to have nightmares that they would put ‘He played Ted’ on my tombstone." ~ Keanu Reeves (TheGuardian)

2. "Anything where there’s great enthusiasm, and a place to come share what you think is cool." ~ Keanu Reeves (Movieweb)

3. "Environmental issues are on everyone’s mind. It’s part of our culture now and I can only applaud and laud anyone who is doing what they can and raising awareness." ~ Keanu Reeves. (

4. "Kissing someone is pretty intimate, actually very intimate, and your heart always kind of skips a beat before you do that." ~ Keanu Reeves. (AZQuotes)

5. “How do I confront aging? With a wonder and a terror. Yeah, I’ll say that. Wonder and terror." ~ Keanu Reeves. (Elle)

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Keanu quotes 6-10

6. "Letters are something from you. It’s a different kind of intention than writing an e-mail." ~ Keanu Reeves. (AZQuotes)

7. "Luxury is the opportunity to experience quality, be it a place, a person or an object." Keanu Reeves. (AZQuotes)

8. "I’m Mickey Mouse. They don’t know who’s inside the suit." ~ Keanu Reeves. (IMDb)

9. "So many people have that relationship. The companionship. The connection. To our – to other beings, our pets. I hate to call them pets. But you know, to other creatures that we share our lives with." ~ Keanu Reeves. (

10. "I was hopeless at high school – I failed everything but Latin." ~ Keanu Reeves. (AZQuotes)

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Keanu quotes 11-15

11. "What sort of girls do i like? – They are all angels." ~ Keanu Reeves. (AZQuotes)

12. "I thank the earth and the sky everyday for the opportunities I’ve had." ~ Keanu Reeves (AZQuotes)

13. “Energy can’t be created or destroyed, and energy flows. It must be in a direction, with some kind of internal, emotive, spiritual direction. It must have some effect somewhere." ~ Keanu Reeves. (Today)

14. “Sure I believe in God and the Devil, but they don’t have to have pitchforks and a long white beard." ~ Keanu Reeves. (IMDb)

15. "It’s fun to be hopelessly in love. It’s dangerous, but it’s fun." ~ Keanu Reeves. (Filmmonthly)

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Keanu quotes 16-20

16. "Mortality is very different when you’re 20 to when you’re 50." ~ Keanu Reeves. (AZQuotes)

17. "A relationship is an imaginative act, it’s an act of creation. Someone said to me the other day that a relationship between a person and a kid is unconditional; but the relationship between adults, to each other, is conditional, in a sense. But that condition can be the best kind." ~ Keanu Reeves (Movie Web)

18. "The impact of falling in love for the first time has a special place in our arhitecture." ~ Keanu Reeves. (AZQuotes)

19. "Grief changes shape, but it never ends. People have a misconception that you can deal with it and say, ‘It’s gone, and I’m better.’ They’re wrong." ~ Keanu Reeves. (AZQuotes)

20. "The simple act of paying attention can take you a long way." ~ Keanu Reeves. (IMDb)

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Keanu quotes 21-25

21. "You have to change your life if you’re not happy, and wake up if things aren’t going the way you want." ~ Keanu Reeves. (AZQuotes)

22. "Sometimes simple things are the most difficult things to achieve." ~ Keanu Reeves. (AZQuotes).

23. "Falling in love and having a relationship are two different things." ~ Keanu Reeves. (MovieWeb)

24. "It’s always wonderful to get to know women, with the mystery and the joy and the depth. If you can make a woman laugh, you’re seeing the most beautiful thing on God’s Earth." ~ Keanu Reeves. (IMDb)

25. "Money doesn’t mean anything to me. I’ve made a lot of money, but I want to enjoy life and not stress myself building my bank account. I give lots away and live simply, mostly out of a suitcase in hotels. We all know that good health is much more important." ~ Keanu Reeves. (AZQuotes)

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Keanu quotes 26-30

26. "Art is about trying to find the good in people, and making the world a more compassionate place." ~ Keanu Reeves. (Parade)

27. "Nothing ever truly dies.  The universe wastes nothing, everything is simply transformed." ~ Keanu Reeves. (AZQuotes)

28. "I guess living without love, without experiencing it or being able to give it is pretty strong punishment." ~ Keanu Reeves. (foxnews)

29. "Grief changes shape, but it never ends." ~ Keanu Reeves. (AZQuotes)

30. "Multi-culture is the real culture of the world – the pure race doesn’t exist." ~ Keanu Reeves. (AZQuotes)

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