"My favorite play in drama school was 'The Bacchae.' It's about a king who literally gets eaten alive by all the women in the play in a kind of orgy - it's related to the word 'bacchanal' - and I loved that idea of animalistic chaos and following our own desires."
"A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."Hugh Jackman on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot."Hugh Jackman on Marilyn Monroe
"Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent."Hugh Jackman on Friedrich Nietzsche
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."Hugh Jackman on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot."Hugh Jackman on John Lennon
"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."