Top 47 Miles Teller Quotes

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“There’s nothing I can control about how people see me as a person, but I can control how they think of me as an actor.”

― Miles Teller

“Going to high school in rural Florida, we always partied down in the woods. Somebody – one of the rednecks – would leave class and mow a path out to a field, and we’d drive out there. Dude, every party I went to was lit by a bonfire. Acoustic guitar.”

― Miles Teller

“My second grade teacher told me I would never graduate high school. That I was going to be a juvenile delinquent.”

― Miles Teller

“When I was in high school, there was ‘Superbad’ and ‘The Girl Next Door’ and ‘Wedding Crashers’ and all these great movies. You hope to be a part of something that’s smart, funny and in that Todd Phillips-vein. You want to make something like ‘Superbad.’ That movie was so good and so funny.”

― Miles Teller

“I grew up in a very small town in Florida, like, 7,000 people.”

― Miles Teller

“I just got an iPhone, which is cool, but I don’t download movies, I don’t watch Hulu, I don’t have Netflix. I don’t do any of that. But I do geek out to music.”

― Miles Teller

“I’m still waiting for my first big Hollywood paycheck… maybe I’ll play a superhero.”

― Miles Teller

“For me, I still have feelings for all of my ex-girlfriends. In different parts of my life, I would miss that person. There’s something that drew me to that person, and I shared something with them.”

― Miles Teller

“The makers of ’21 and Over’ have been screening it, and I’m getting a lot of comparisons to a young Vince Vaughn.”

― Miles Teller

“First play I ever did was ‘Footloose.’ I played the part of Willard when I was 16. I think I wore my drama teacher’s jeans and her belt – that’s how small I was. I know a lot of Willard’s back story from the musical that’s not explored in the film. Like he’s got this whole relationship with his mama, and he sings this song ‘Mama Says.’”

― Miles Teller

“So I think that in the beginning of your career you’re just looking to work. Luckily for me, my first movie was ‘Rabbit Hole’ and I got to work with incredible people, a Pulitzer prize winning writer, John Cameron Mitchell, and all the actors involved. So it’s tough, man, because you want to have credibility.”

― Miles Teller

“I’ve always felt like I can dance.”

― Miles Teller

“I used to have a big crush on Andie MacDowell.”

― Miles Teller

“When I was in middle school, I always did well in school, but teachers either loved me or absolutely hated me.”

― Miles Teller

“I got into acting my junior year of high school. We got a new hot drama teacher and I was like ‘Alright, I’ll try drama.’”

― Miles Teller

“I always had ambition. I always knew I was going to go to college. I could party and do that stuff, but I always got straight A’s and a 4.0 and all that.”

― Miles Teller

“Honestly, I’m not a big movie buff in general. The only movies I own is probably the ‘Indiana Jones’ trilogy.”

― Miles Teller

“I’ve played drums in bands since I was 16.”

― Miles Teller

“Living in somebody else’s pain for an actor man, it’s actually nice when you get to feel that kind of emotion. That’s what I like.”

― Miles Teller

“I’m the first one out on the dance floor. In college I had to take jazz, ballet and tap dancing, but, before that, it was just social.”

― Miles Teller

“I don’t know if there’s an actors’ slow-pitch softball league I could join. My agency has a team, but they say it would be a conflict of interest for the people they rep to play because I could hit a pop-up and they’d have to drop it on purpose.”

― Miles Teller

“Absolutely, ‘Rabbit Hole’ gave me a nice first introduction into film acting.”

― Miles Teller

“’Footloose’ is a fun movie. If you do it right, people should leave wanting to dance.”

― Miles Teller

“Maybe it’s because I came from a small town, but I always did well for myself.”

― Miles Teller

“It’s hard to get to the right position, to be somebody who is commercially successful and critically acclaimed. That’s the sweet spot.”

― Miles Teller

“I still think you shouldn’t use acting as therapy.”

― Miles Teller

“Reed Richards in ‘Fantastic Four,’ to me, was a huge character departure from, like, ‘That Awkward Moment’ or anything that I’d just done before that.”

― Miles Teller

“I’m a pretty light-hearted person.”

― Miles Teller

“I was raised middle-class in a small town. I have all my same friends from high school. I’m close with my family. I’m dating a normal girl. So I want to feel people think I’m a man of the people. Because I feel that way.”

― Miles Teller

“Certain times, I’ll choose my words very carefully and maybe come off a little more boring.”

― Miles Teller

“I absolutely do care what people think about me.”

― Miles Teller

“I can’t put much weight into whether the public likes me because the more important thing is that, as an actor, I can truly say that there’s not a single director or actor who I’ve worked with who’d have a bad thing to say about me.”

― Miles Teller

“I’m not the kind of person to Google myself, because you’ll find whatever you’re looking for. If you want to read something that says you’re the greatest actor that ever lived, if you want to find something that is pretty hurtful, you’ll find it.”

― Miles Teller

“I like talking to people.”

― Miles Teller

“People would probably say my mom raised very confident children, but it comes from a place of being comfortable in your own skin.”

― Miles Teller

“I’m a pretty strong believer that everything happens for a reason.”

― Miles Teller

“I played music my whole life – piano, saxophone.”

― Miles Teller

“Respect the person you’re with. My philosophy is, if I’m not happier when I’m with you, then there’s no reason for me to be with you. I’m happy on my own.”

― Miles Teller

“I like a good pool party.”

― Miles Teller

“I used to be very vain about my thumbs. I have fat thumbs. If there’s a movie where you see me on the phone, it’s not my hands.”

― Miles Teller

“Maybe some people have been turned off of me because I take what I’m doing pretty seriously, and I don’t feel the need to charm everybody.”

― Miles Teller

“The only thing fame has changed about me is that I’m more self-aware when I go out in public.”

― Miles Teller

“I really consider acting a high art.”

― Miles Teller

“It’s important to have your own voice.”

― Miles Teller

“An anonymous person, which is 99 percent of the people on Twitter, can say my face looks like a foot or I’m Ted Cruz’s doppelganger. That doesn’t affect me.”

― Miles Teller

“I’ve been told that having an Instagram account will help me book more roles, get more endorsement deals. It makes you more of a brand. But I’m not interested. I want to build my fan base through movies and movies alone.”

― Miles Teller

“I think about so many actors I look up to and wonder what people were saying about them at the age of 27 or 28. I’m sure it’s not all flattering stuff.”

― Miles Teller
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