"The movie business is very difficult but the music business is just impossible. So I'll play in bands and record and play songs with other people, but for me it's a form of expression that all I need is me. I don't need cameras or agents, I can just have a piano and sing and feel totally verified."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."Jeremy Renner on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."Jeremy Renner on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."Jeremy Renner on Colin Powell
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."Jeremy Renner on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."Jeremy Renner on Abraham Lincoln
"You have to wait for a big star to come in and generate interest on a project, and now that has become me, which is an amazing blessing."
"Architecture and building is about how you get around the obstacles that are presented to you. That sometimes determines how successful you'll be: How good are you at going around obstacles?"
"I was always a singer. But I was always focused on being an actor as my trade. Music I do just for me. The movie business is very difficult but the music business is just impossible."
"People find themselves in ruts all the time. You're in a complacent lifestyle where you work 9 to 5 and then you add a mortgage and kids. You feel trapped, but guess what, brother? You constructed that life. If you're OK with it, there's nothing wrong with that. But if you've got unease, then you've got to make a change."
"I don't change. The things around me change."