"Elves have this superhuman strength, yet they're so graceful. Tolkien created them to be angelic spirits, but I also saw Legolas as something out of the Seven Samurai."
"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot."Orlando Bloom on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Orlando Bloom on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."Orlando Bloom on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Orlando Bloom on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Orlando Bloom on Ernest Hemingway
"I'm always amazed at anyone's interest in what I have to say."
"I'm so happy to have been a part of that process and I would go straight back into the desert in a ton of chain mail for Ridley any day of the week. He's an amazing director and I can't wait to see the long version."
"I got to work with one of my heroes, Johnny Depp, and to see how he goes about business, which was really inspiring for me at this stage in my career."
"Elves are cool, man."
"I wondered how they would top the Pirates and skeletons and moonlight, because that's a pretty cool concept."