"One afternoon when I was 9, my dad told me I'd be skipping school the next day. Then we drove 12 hours from Melbourne to Sydney for the Centenary Test, a once-in-a-lifetime commemorative cricket match. It was great fun - especially for a kid who was a massive sports fan."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Hugh Jackman on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Hugh Jackman on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Hugh Jackman on Eminem
"I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much."Hugh Jackman on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Hugh Jackman on Friedrich Nietzsche
"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."