Zachary Quinto Quotes.
That idea of comparison is what fans do. That’s why fans exist. They believe in something and something connects to them, and they have passionate feelings and opinions about films.
I was definitely an extroverted personality at a young age and theater was an outlet for me to channel that energy.
We just have to have visibility. We have to have acknowledgement. We have to have accountability to how we treat one another.
I believe in the power of intention to change the landscape of our society – and it is my intention to live an authentic life of compassion and integrity and action. Jamey Rodemeyer’s life changed mine.
Part of being a psychopath is an ability to dissociate from one reality and create another one, completely.
Every time I get on an airplane I have a routine. I cover the inside of my nostrils with anti-bacterial ointment. I’m popping Zicam like it’s candy. And I drink, literally, from L.A. to New York, six bottles of water.
I loved auditioning because it was just an opportunity to act. Whether or not I got the job was the next hurdle, but the idea that I would get to act that day was the thing that excited me the most about it.
There was a little bit of hesitancy about staying in Pittsburgh and not moving away for college, but that didn’t last long. It was right in line with what I wanted, so I auditioned there and it wasn’t a tough decision.
I don’t really approach a character as to whether or not it’s good or bad. I just approach a character as to where it lives in me.
I try to be as fearless as possible. I don’t always succeed, but I like to think I try.
What scares me? Oh, now that’s a big question. I don’t know what scares me – cockroaches, nuclear apocalypse. Fear is an interesting thing. It has a place in all of our lives. I try to be as fearless as possible. I don’t always succeed, but I like to think I try.
Our society needs to recognize the unstoppable momentum toward unequivocal civil equality for every gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered citizen of this country.
The interesting thing about my character Sylar is that my strengths as an actor seemed to go completely against the shape of a character in the shadow.
We are witnessing an enormous shift of collective consciousness throughout the world. We are at the precipice of great transformation within our culture and government.
I recognized that I had a window of opportunity that had opened because of my exposure as an actor.
My desire to be valued is manifested in cultivating relationships with my friends and family.
Other actors are not my concern, and that’s their life and that’s their journey. Everybody has to get to a point in their own time and their own way.
We are at the precipice of great transformation within our culture and government.
‘Heroes’ really changed the game for me in a way that nothing before it had.
I would love to be a voice in this maelstrom of chaos and obsessive celebrity infatuation that says, ‘Let’s talk about something that matters’.
I’m a big believer in the notion that our greatest potential lies in our darkest parts. To a certain extent it’s only in facing those parts of ourselves that we can truly grow, and I think that’s true of all of the characters I’ve played, certainly in the past few years.
In light of Jamey [Rodemeyer]’s death — it became clear to me in an instant that living a gay life without publicly acknowledging it — is simply not enough to make any significant contribution to the immense work that lies ahead on the road to complete equality.
I listen to music a lot, if I need to get into a particular space. I do stretching and breathing, and take time to mostly be quiet and find the stillness. I think that’s important.
It is my intention to live an authentic life of compassion and integrity and action.
Gay kids need to stop killing themselves because they are made to feel worthless by cruel and relentless bullying.
I think it’s like, you know, you can’t get ahead of yourself, because no amount of success or exposure or opportunity is going to really matter or be ultimately fulfilling unless you can be totally present in what you’re doing right now.
I came up during the ‘Star Wars’ generation and that was sort of the thing I plugged into much more. It was a little before my time and I think it was sort of grappling with these intellectual ideas that were a little advanced for my young mind. At the time. But now I have a much deeper appreciation for it.
My dad died when I was a kid, so I think it became a place for me to go where my mom knew that I was safe and taken care of and looked after.
I think we’re a little bit more astray, more far afield from true integration and true acceptance.
I found myself in a pattern of being attracted to people who were somehow unavailable, and what I realized was that I was protecting myself because I equate the idea of connection and love with trauma and death.
I think the goal is always to go deeper within myself, and accept myself on deeper levels and to know myself on deeper levels. Whether or not I look for roles that are going to do that for me, I certainly look for the ways in which the roles I get can do that for me.
Parents need to teach their children principles of respect and acceptance.
It didn’t really change my opinion about [Edward] Snowden all that much, but I definitely feel like as a culture, it gave us information that generated a responsibility to protect ourselves as much as we can and also a responsibility to hold our government accountable to honoring our constitutional rights.