"I've had a fair amount of experience with snakes, and I find them to be pretty honest in terms of how you read their body language and emotions. They'll tell you when they're grumpy. They'll tell you when they're okay."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Dominic Monaghan on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Dominic Monaghan on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Dominic Monaghan on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Dominic Monaghan on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Dominic Monaghan on Mark Twain
"I've worked on films where the budgets are almost limitless and you're in trailers that are bigger than a hotel room. You're taken care of and the food is amazing, the quality of the job is amazing and then you work on smaller things but it never dictates my happiness or my willingness to go to work."
"I think a lot of young kids at school are very conscious of trying to keep credibility in case they kind of stand out in a crowd and get bullied by trying to stay cool and stuff. And my whole thing, all the way through school, was I was just a goof... I didn't care."
"My parents are pretty cool people."
"The term 'geek' for me is like you having a passion, interest in something that is unabashed and you don't care if people think it's not cool. You think it's cool and that's your thing."
"My mom and dad just loved the fact that I fooled around. They just embraced it. They'd always kind of enjoy it, and they liked it when I made them laugh."