"When I found out I had to take off my shirt in 'Teen' movie, I panicked and hit the gym. I was like, 'It's going to be on film, documented, for my children to see. I can't be 140 pounds. I need to put on a little bit of muscle.'"
"It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are."Chris Evans on e. e. cummings
"The greatest day in your life and mine is when we take total responsibility for our attitudes. That's the day we truly grow up."Chris Evans on John C. Maxwell
"As a teenager I was so insecure. I was the type of guy that never fitted in because he never dared to choose. I was convinced I had absolutely no talent at all. For nothing. And that thought took away all my ambition too."Chris Evans on Johnny Depp
"As a teenager you are at the last stage in your life when you will be happy to hear that the phone is for you."Chris Evans on Fran Lebowitz
"We never really grow up, we only learn how to act in public."Chris Evans on Bryan White
"You know, the reward for 'Captain America' is amazing. It's always fun to see a giant spectacle film and see the fun stuff - the special effects."
"For the youth, the indignation of most things will just surge as each birthday passes."
"What if I couldn't handle people's opinions of me? I know that shouldn't dictate a person's degree of peace or happiness in life, but the problem is, I chose a business saturated in judgment."
"If your goal is to be the biggest movie star in the world, a 10-movie contract is gold. It was never my goal. Up until now, I made movies - and I have a nice house, a nice car. I'm fortunate, happy and grateful. Life is good."
"I decided to make 'Captain America' because I realized I wasn't doing the film because it terrified me. You can't make decisions based on fear."