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35 Inspirational Keanu Reeves Quotes On Success

Last Updated May 2023

35 Inspirational Keanu Reeves Quotes On Success

Keanu Reeves is a Canadian actor, director, producer, and musician. He gained fame for his starring role performances in several blockbuster films, including comedies from the Bill and Ted franchise, action thrillers Point Break, Speed, and the John Wick franchise; psychological thriller The Devil’s Advocate, supernatural thriller Constantine, and science fiction/action series The Matrix. He has also appeared in dramatic films such as Dangerous Liaisons, My Own Private Idaho, and Little Buddha, as well as the romantic horror Bram Stoker’s Dracula. However, Reeves has spent much of his later career being typecast. A recurring character arc in many roles he has portrayed is one of saving the world, as can be seen in the characters of Ted Logan, Buddha, Neo, Johnny Mnemonic, John Constantine, and Klaatu. His acting has garnered several awards, including a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. May his quotes inspire you to take action so that you may live your dreams.

1. “When the people you love are gone, you’re alone.” Keanu Reeves

2. “When I don’t feel free and can’t do what I want I just react. I go against it.” Keanu Reeves

3. “It’s the journey of self, I guess. You start with this kind of loner, outside guy, which a lot of people can relate to, and he goes out into the world.” Keanu Reeves

4. “The truth is often terrifying, which I think is one of the motifs of Larry and Andrew’s cinema. The cost of knowledge is an important theme. In the second and third films, they explore the consequences of Neo’s choice to know the truth. It’s a beautiful, beautiful story.” Keanu Reeves

5. “It’s always wonderful to get to know women, with the mystery and the joy and the depth. If you can make a woman laugh, you’re seeing the most beautiful thing on God’s Earth.” Keanu Reeves

6. “Fame is drag. The paparazzi culture is more pervasive than it used to be. On the positive side, it’s nice not to have to worry about bills.” Keanu Reeves

7. “So many people have that relationship. The companionship. The connection. To our – to other beings, our pets. I hate to call them pets. But you know, to other creatures that we share our lives with.” Keanu Reeves

8. “Art is about trying to find the good in people and making the world a more compassionate place.” Keanu Reeves

9. “The simple act of paying attention can take you a long way.” Keanu Reeves

10. “It’s fun to be hopelessly in love. It’s dangerous, but it’s fun.” Keanu Reeves

11. “You have to change your life if you’re not happy, and wake up if things aren’t going the way you want.” Keanu Reeves

12. “Sometimes when you make a film you can go away for three months and then come back and live your life. But this struck a much deeper chord. I don’t have the ability yet to speak about it in an objective.” Keanu Reeves

13. “I loved the material when I first read it, and the experience of making the film (The Matrix) was a great one. So when we came around to complete the trilogy, I just signed on board without even reading the scripts because the experience of the first film was so good.” Keanu Reeves

14. “Grief changes shape, but it never ends.” Keanu Reeves

15. “I’ve been really fortunate to be able to do different kinds of films in different scales, different genres, different kinds of roles, and that is important to me.” Keanu Reeves

16. “I believe in love at first sight. You want that connection, and then you want some problems.” Keanu Reeves

17. “Violence is sometimes a very practical solution but I don’t think it is the ultimate solution. Owning a gun is not OK for me. But I could argue both sides. Why shouldn’t people own them? I’m not fundamentally against citizens having access to a weapon but I think it has complications. It’s probably not the wisest idea. Obviously, it has consequences. Personally, I do not own a weapon.” Keanu Reeves

18. “Money doesn’t mean anything to me. I’ve made a lot of money, but I want to enjoy lie and not stress myself building my bank account. I give lots away and live simply, mostly out of a suitcase in hotels. We all know that good health is much more important.” Keanu Reeves

19. “You need to be happy to live, I don’t.” Keanu Reeves

20. “Sometimes simple things are the most difficult things to achieve.” Keanu Reeves

21. “The recognition of the law of cause and effect, also known as karma, is a fundamental key to understand how you’ve created your world, with actions of your body, speech, and mind. When you truly understand karma, then you realize you are responsible for everything in your life. It is incredibly empowering to know that your future is in your hands.” Keanu Reeves

22. “Multi-culture is the real culture of the world – the pure race doesn’t exist.” Keanu Reeves

23. “Mortality is very different when you’re 20 to when you’re 50.” Keanu Reeves

24. “Luxury is the opportunity to experience quality, be it a place, a person or an object.” Keanu Reeves

25. “Positive energy brings good feelings, and dark energy often means harm. But the destruction in dark energy is also a subtle aspect of construction, like how even forest fires have their benefits. Sometimes enemies are our best teachers, people can learn from their mistakes, destruction sometimes means rebirth.” Keanu Reeves

26. “I guess living without love, without experiencing it or being able to give it is pretty strong punishment.” Keanu Reeves

27. “Nothing ever truly dies. The universe wastes nothing, everything is simply transformed.” Keanu Reeves

28. “Sometimes I go out and hear people talk about irrelevant things and then I tell myself this is why I don’t go out.” Keanu Reeves

29. “Every struggle in your life has shaped you into the person you are today. Be thankful for the hard times, they can only make you stronger.” Keanu Reeves

30. “There’s a lot of great writing, and characters, and stories being told in television nowadays. And much more than there used to be. The opportunities to tell stories, because of the opportunities to show content. And so it’s drawing actors from cinema, movie actors, actors to where there’s a lot of opportunities to where you can tell stories.” Keanu Reeves

31. “The inspiration really comes first from the character and the story. That vision of what the story is, and what the character is, the world that they inhabit and what the story wants to tell. That’s really what inspires me.” Keanu Reeves

32. “Tattoos are interesting, but at the same time they are also a mask – you are exhibiting your past life on your body.” Keanu Reeves

33. “Life is good when you have a good sandwich.” Keanu Reeves

34. “Our dreams can teach us, instruct us, confuse us, sometimes I think they look to be considered. And in terms of like, they are an opportunity and I think they most certainly could be utilized to focus, to try and achieve – whether it’s looking for someone, or influencing us, or inspiring us.” Keanu Reeves

35. “Money buys you the freedom to live your life the way you want.” Keanu Reeves

My name is Asad Meah, I am the CEO & Founder of AwakenTheGreatnessWithin. I am a dreamchaser who has gained a wealth of knowledge in entrepreneurship and personal development over the past five years through self-education. My mission is to inspire millions of people to become entrepreneurs by awakening their minds to their greatness that resides within them.

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