"I've learned through experience of playing different characters, some of whom were jerks, that when you play a character who is pretentious or obnoxious, in any way, it's important to knock them down a peg."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Jonah Hill on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Jonah Hill on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Jonah Hill on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Jonah Hill on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Jonah Hill on Mark Twain
"All this stuff is so mind-blowing to me that I get to do in my life. Throwing the first pitch out at the White Sox game on a random Wednesday? Like who am I? How did I get this life? I'm glad I'm not jaded, and little kids are the least jaded people in the entire world, so it's fun to be around people that still find wonder in how cool things are."
"'Allen Gregory' came about because we wanted an animated show and we were just tossing around some ideas about me playing a 7-year-old. We thought that would be cool, because we couldn't do that in real life."
"I grew up with baseball I played in Little League and went to games with my dad. But I, as I grew up, became more of a basketball fanatic than a baseball one."
"I've never had issues with popularity. I was always a popular guy... I've always had friends and loved ones and everything, so it wasn't like, 'Oh man, I gotta fill some void that was left by high school.' I had a great high-school experience."
"I assume everything I do in life is gonna be a failure, and then if it turns up roses, then I'm psyched."
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