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22 Matthew McConaughey Quotes from Books

Hello. I am Deepak Kundu, an avid book reader and quotes collector. Here is a list of 22 Matthew McConaughey quotes that I liked and saved from various books. I hope you enjoy reading them.

Matthew McConaughey Quotes

We are going to make mistakes – own them, make amends, and move on. Guilt and regret kill many a man before their time.

from Greenlights book by Matthew McConaughey

#greenlights-quotes

God, when I cross the truth, give me the awareness to receive it, the consciousness to recognize it, the presence to personalize it, the patience to preserve it, and the courage to live it.

from Greenlights book by Matthew McConaughey

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If we all made sense of humor the default emotion, we’d all get along better.

from Greenlights book by Matthew McConaughey

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We’re all storytellers in the movie business. That’s what we do. We play make-believe. And when we do it well, we make you believe.

from Greenlights book by Matthew McConaughey

#greenlights-quotes, #hollywood-quotes

Life is our résumé. It is our story to tell, and the choices we make write the chapters. Can we live in a way where we look forward to looking back?

from Greenlights book by Matthew McConaughey

#greenlights-quotes, #life-quotes

The problems we face today eventually turn into blessings in the rearview mirror of life. In time, yesterday’s red light leads us to a greenlight. All destruction eventually leads to construction, all death eventually leads to birth, all pain eventually leads to pleasure. In this life or the next, what goes down will come up.

from Greenlights book by Matthew McConaughey

#greenlights-quotes

Knowin the truth, seein the truth, and tellin the truth, are all different experiences.

from Greenlights book by Matthew McConaughey

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Knowing who we are is hard. Eliminate who we’re not first, and we’ll find ourselves where we need to be.

from Greenlights book by Matthew McConaughey

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We need finites, borders, gravity, demarcations, shape, and resistance, to have order. This order creates responsibility. The responsibility creates judgment. The judgment creates choice. In the choice lies the freedom.

from Greenlights book by Matthew McConaughey

#greenlights-quotes

We cannot fully appreciate the light without the shadows. We have to be thrown off balance to find our footing.

from Greenlights book by Matthew McConaughey

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Sometimes which choice you make is not as important as making a choice and committing to it.

from Greenlights book by Matthew McConaughey

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No one can live up to the pedestal we put them on if we always put them on one.

from Greenlights book by Matthew McConaughey

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We all have scars, we’ll get more. So rather than struggle against time and waste it, let’s dance with time and redeem it, because we don’t live longer when we try not to die, we live longer when we’re too busy livin.

from Greenlights book by Matthew McConaughey

#greenlights-quotes

I’m not perfect; no, I step in shit all the time and recognize it when I do. I’ve just learned how to scrape it off my boots and carry on.

from Greenlights book by Matthew McConaughey

I’ve always gotten away with more in life than in my dreams.

from Greenlights book by Matthew McConaughey

I believe everything we do in life is part of a plan. Sometimes the plan goes as intended, and sometimes it doesn’t. That’s part of the plan.

from Greenlights book by Matthew McConaughey

I’ve never cared much for destinations. The idea of landing is too finite for my imagination and sense of song. Give me a direction and a sixteen-lane highway with room to swerve and explore along the way. Like jazz, I prefer to see life as a river.

from Greenlights book by Matthew McConaughey

Behind the steering wheel has always been my favorite seat, and driving the highways of America has always been my ideal office.

from Greenlights book by Matthew McConaughey

I am good at what I love, I don’t love all that I’m good at.

from Greenlights book by Matthew McConaughey

If I couldn’t do what I wanted, I wasn’t going to do what I didn’t, no matter the price.

from Greenlights book by Matthew McConaughey

I wouldn’t give back one ass whupping I ever got for the value of the values my parents impressed upon me. I thank them for that.

from Greenlights book by Matthew McConaughey

I haven’t made all A’s in the art of livin, but I give a damn, and I’ll take an experienced C over an ignorant A any day.

from Greenlights book by Matthew McConaughey