Top 40 Tom Shadyac Quotes of 2020

Last Updated on

“The truth is nobody can own anything. That was an unheard-of concept among indigenous people. We invented that.”

― Tom Shadyac

“I think true success is intrinsic… It’s love. It’s kindness. It’s community.”

― Tom Shadyac

“I believe in unity, as opposed to division.”

― Tom Shadyac

“There’s one fundamental law that all of nature obeys that mankind breaks every day. Now, this is a law that’s evolved over billions of years, and the law is this: Nothing in nature takes more than it needs.”

― Tom Shadyac

“Truth can be a matter of perspective, but I also think there’s a truth that exists, that there are laws to the universe the way Gandhi and Dr. Martin Luther King believed.”

― Tom Shadyac

“Hope is the belief we might get it done, and faith is the knowledge we will get it done.”

― Tom Shadyac

“Christ is in all, meaning that the divine spark is in all things.”

― Tom Shadyac

“We are what make up society.”

― Tom Shadyac

“Communism didn’t work because people weren’t ready for it, it was corrupt, and because it squelched individualism.”

― Tom Shadyac

“Nature is an incredible cooperative. When things operate outside of that cooperative, they die off. It’s a very simple rule that nature operates under.”

― Tom Shadyac

“When you do something in a nonviolent way, people will die and there will be casualties. But you’re taking a different point of view that has a power.”

― Tom Shadyac

“I think laughter is a sacred act.”

― Tom Shadyac

“One of the challenges of the church is to accept humanity for all it is.”

― Tom Shadyac

“If you look at the Bible as a whole, it’s redemptive and beautiful, and it’s God’s love story to mankind.”

― Tom Shadyac

“I love Frank Capra. He believed in the goodness of people and one man’s ability to fight and often triumph.”

― Tom Shadyac

“Facing my own death brought an instant sense of clarity and purpose.”

― Tom Shadyac

“I don’t want to be your hero. I want to be your brother. You know, I want to be your family member. I want to be your equal.”

― Tom Shadyac

“I was paid $8 or $9 million for ‘Evan Almighty.’ I didn’t want that money.”

― Tom Shadyac

“I’ve been called crazy many times before.”

― Tom Shadyac

“My dad’s half-Lebanese, my mom is full Lebanese. I’m three-quarters Lebanese. Irish-Lebanese.”

― Tom Shadyac

“I believe our emotional tension can manifest itself physically.”

― Tom Shadyac

“I was taught in school that I have to look out for number one. That was against everything that I intuitively felt.”

― Tom Shadyac

“I hope people start to look at their lives as the most powerful, creative act they will ever offer this world.”

― Tom Shadyac

“You can’t sow an apple seed and expect to get an avocado tree. The consequences of your life are sown in what you do and how you behave.”

― Tom Shadyac

“Our culture does not teach us this, but what happens in Vegas does not stay in Vegas. If you cheat in Vegas, it comes right home with you. If you cheat in Vegas, you walk home as a cheater. You lie awake at a night a cheater. You cannot escape it.”

― Tom Shadyac

“The one thing that advances a society is not technology or so-called development; it’s love – that one principle.”

― Tom Shadyac

“There is no ‘I.’ That’s an illusion we’ve got to get beyond.”

― Tom Shadyac

“As a culture, I think we need to redefine what it means to be happy.”

― Tom Shadyac

“If I end up homeless and penniless because of a shift in my behavior about sharing what’s come to me, bring it on.”

― Tom Shadyac

“To me, ‘Ace Ventura’ is as scriptural and sacred as any movie I’ve ever done because it’s childlike.”

― Tom Shadyac

“I’ve never been a Hollywood dropout.”

― Tom Shadyac

“Someone asked me the other day, ‘What’s the biggest influence on your filmmaking career?’ And they started naming filmmakers. I went ‘Naw, it’s Jesus actually.’”

― Tom Shadyac

“I was raised Catholic.”

― Tom Shadyac

“I’m from the Madeleine L’Engle school. The more she delves into science, the more she knows there’s a creator who’s behind these amazing laws, these amazing events. The symmetry of nature, the structure and order of it.”

― Tom Shadyac

“The second we define someone as a Democrat or Republican, it creates a whole set of limitations.”

― Tom Shadyac

“Definition is the death of discovery.”

― Tom Shadyac

“Show business is part of a larger culture, a world-wide culture that must make up to the fact that the accumulation of things doesn’t make a life necessary any happier or purposeful.”

― Tom Shadyac

“Technology is not good, it’s neutral.”

― Tom Shadyac

“I don’t see making films to entertain and making films to inform as separate things.”

― Tom Shadyac

“You send a message in everything you do. I’m always very conscious about what ideas and what energy I put out there.”

― Tom Shadyac
Quotes You Will Also Love:  Top 56 Ariel Pink Quotes of 2020

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Scroll to Top
0 Shares
Share via
Copy link
Powered by Social Snap