22 Breathtaking Keanu Reeves Quotes

(Last Updated On: April 30, 2020)

22 Breathtaking Keanu Reeves Quotes

With the advent of the Sad Keanu meme, Keanu Reeves has become somewhat of a celebrity anchor. You know, without much controversy or a gross scandal that anyone can think of off of the top of their head. Star of The Matrix and John Wick, he’s also taken part in a lot of very… Important things in the media. With his upcoming appearance in Cyberpunk 2077 (having been stuck in development limbo for over 8 years), he’s branching out from just what’s on your TV and the silver screen. Plus… He’s Keanu Reeves and Keanu Reeves just a cool guy. Here are a few of our favorite Keanu Reeves quotes. 

22 Breathtaking Keanu Reeves Quotes

On People

“I was raised to treat people exactly how I would like to be treated by others. It’s called respect.”

“I guess living without love, without experiencing it or being able to give it is pretty strong punishment.”

“It’s fun to be hopelessly in love. It’s dangerous, but it’s fun.”

“Falling in love and having a relationship are two different things.”

“When the people you love are gone, you’re alone.”

On Hardship & Grief

“If you have been brutally broken but still have the courage to be gentle to other living beings, then you’re a badass with the heart of an angel.”

“Grief changes shape but it never ends.”

“Every struggle in your life has shaped you into the person you are today. Be thankful for the hard times, they can only make you stronger.”

“I cried over beauty, I cried over pain, and the other time I cried because I felt nothing. I can’t help it. I’m just a cliché of myself.”

“I try not to think about my life. I have no life. I need therapy.”

On Being Rich & Famous

“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.”

“Fame is drag. The paparazzi culture is more pervasive than it used to be. On the positive side, it’s nice not to have to worry about bills.”

“Money buys you the freedom to live your life the way you want.”

On Being

“The person who was holding me back from my happiness was me.”

“Sometimes we get so caught up in our daily lives that we forget to take the time out to enjoy the beauty in life.”

“The simple act of paying attention can take you a long way.”

“When you truly understand karma then you realize you are responsible for everything in your life. It is incredibly empowering to know that your future is in your hands.”

“In my quiet, I was working something out.”

“Art is about trying to find the good in people and making the world a more compassionate place.”

“You need to be happy to live, I don’t.”

“Sometimes simple things are the most difficult things to achieve.”

“Mortality is very different when you’re 20 to when you’re 50.”

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