"The most experience I had in the criminology field is playing a thug as an actor. That was my first paid job. The police academy at the college was paying people to reenact the calls that potential cops would get. So I got to play thugs and people who were unruly."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Jeremy Renner on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Jeremy Renner on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Jeremy Renner on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Jeremy Renner on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Jeremy Renner on Mark Twain
"You have to wait for a big star to come in and generate interest on a project, and now that has become me, which is an amazing blessing."
"Architecture and building is about how you get around the obstacles that are presented to you. That sometimes determines how successful you'll be: How good are you at going around obstacles?"
"The movie business is very difficult but the music business is just impossible. So I'll play in bands and record and play songs with other people, but for me it's a form of expression that all I need is me. I don't need cameras or agents, I can just have a piano and sing and feel totally verified."
"I was always a singer. But I was always focused on being an actor as my trade. Music I do just for me. The movie business is very difficult but the music business is just impossible."
"People find themselves in ruts all the time. You're in a complacent lifestyle where you work 9 to 5 and then you add a mortgage and kids. You feel trapped, but guess what, brother? You constructed that life. If you're OK with it, there's nothing wrong with that. But if you've got unease, then you've got to make a change."
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