"Australians are coffee snobs. An influx of Italian immigrants after World War II ensured that - we probably had the word 'cappuccino' about 20 years before America. Cafe culture is really big for Aussies. We like to work hard, but we take our leisure time seriously."
"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."Hugh Jackman on Confucius
"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."Hugh Jackman on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."Hugh Jackman on Thomas A. Edison
"By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day."Hugh Jackman on Robert Frost
"Nothing will work unless you do."Hugh Jackman on Maya Angelou
"With age, you see people fail more. You see yourself fail more. How do you keep that fearlessness of a kid? You keep going. Luckily, I'm not afraid to make a fool of myself."
"I have two children and it's amazing how in tune they are with nature, with light, with smells, with time."
"Americans are the most generous country on the planet. I've worked in Europe, I've worked in Australia. There is no where else where you get absolutely no attitude for being a foreigner. If you do your job well, they embrace you."
"The first show I ever did, singing and dancing, was 'Beauty and the Beast.' I was playing Gaston. Gaston has red tights, knee high boots, and it's very physical. I had headaches every day for two months."
"Meditation is all about the pursuit of nothingness. It's like the ultimate rest. It's better than the best sleep you've ever had. It's a quieting of the mind. It sharpens everything, especially your appreciation of your surroundings. It keeps life fresh."