40 Inspirational Russell Brand Quotes On Success

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Russell Brand is an English actor, comedian, and radio host. You probably recognize him most from Big Brother’s Big Mouth as the host. He has also starred in multiple movies alongside stars like Jonah Hill and Jason Segel. 

However, Russell Brand is known for being a very funny icon both in the film and comedy industry. So with that said, we’ve put this collection of the best Russell Brand quotes: 


40 Russell Brand Quotes

1. “ Strength does not have to be belligerent and loud.” – Russell Brand  

2. “Question all information when you receive it.” – Russell Brand

3. “As long as we prioritize material truths over spiritual truths we will live in tyranny because we are living an illusion.” – Russell Brand

4. “How we treat the vulnerable is how we define ourselves as a species.”– Russell Brand


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5.“People that say the system works, work for the system.” – Russell Brand


6. “I do a lot of kundalini yoga.” – Russell Brand 

7. “Obviously, I don’t vote. As I believe democracy is a pointless spectacle where we choose between two indistinguishable political parties, neither of whom represent the people, but the interests of powerful business elites that run the world.” – Russell Brand

8.“Sometimes, as a comedian, a line will come to you that is so beautiful, so perfect, that you think: I did not create this line. This line belongs to all of us.” – Russell Brand

9.“Liberate yourself from that idea that people are watching you.” – Russell Brand


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10.“The right to free speech is important but isn’t as important as we’re all humans beings together, let’s find solutions together’.” – Russell Brand 


11. “I know change is possible, I know there is an alternative because I live a completely different life to the one I was born with. I also know that the solution is not fame or money or any transient adornment of the individual. The only revolution that can really change the world is the one in your own consciousness, and mine has already begun.” – Russell Brand

12. “Fear travels fast. Love travels a little more slowly. Rationale takes a little more consideration.” – Russell Brand

13. “We all need something to help us unwind at the end of the day.” – Russell Brand

14.“ Addiction is a serious disease; it will end with jail, mental institutions or death.” – Russell Brand


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15. “Love is the one thing we’re capable of perceiving that transcends time and space.” – Russell Brand


16.“Be led by your talent, not by your self-loathing; those other things you just have to manage.” – Russell Brand

17.“If you’ve got any concern at all about animal welfare, you’ve got to not eat meat.” – Russell Brand

18.“What was alien was being ordinary, being humdrum, being trapped into appeasing, having to crush and stifle my opinions, not being allowed to be brilliant, tricking myself into mediocrity.” – Russell Brand

19.“If you don’t choose your own heroes, heroes will be chosen for you, and they will not represent values that empower you, they will represent powers that will enslave you.” – Russell Brand


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20. “As a performer, I’m very, very confident in what I do.” – Russell Brand


21“Sometimes close friendships have a tidal beat that pulls you towards different shores, through the ocean that connects you remains.” – Russell Brand

22.“As a person, I’m more doubtful, introspective and analytical.” – Russell Brand

23. “If we don’t want our young people to tear apart our communities then don’t let people in power tear apart the values that hold our communities together.” – Russell Brand

24.“Honesty has always been an integral part of my operation, really.” – Russell Brand

25. “The apathy doesn’t come from us, the people, the apathy comes from the politicians; they are apathetic to our needs. They are only interested in servicing the needs of corporations. The planet is being destroyed, we are creating an underclass, exploiting poor people all over the world, and the genuine legitimate problems of the world are not being addressed by our political parties.” – Russell Brand

26. “I’ve always had this impulse to be destructive.” – Russell Brand

27. “We all place ourselves in danger to one degree or another when we stand up, but we place our children and grandchildren in even greater danger when we don’t.” – Russell Brand

28. “My mum brought me up on her own. All we really had was each other.”  Russell Brand

29.  “Rebel children, I urge you, fight the turgid slick of conformity with which they seek to smother your glory.” – Russell Brand


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30. “If people have some sort of yearning, dissatisfaction or some itching irritability, then it might be because they aren’t looking in the right direction for a solution. They aren’t looking within.” – Russell Brand


31. “When I was growing up, I thought I’d be a lot happier if I was famous and successful and if I had money.” – Russell Brand

32. “The more that I’ve detached myself from the things that I thought would make me happy like money and fame and other people’s opinions, the more truth is being revealed.” – Russell Brand

33. “If you can be free from pride, self-pity, self-centered-ness, selfishness, jealousy, envy, intolerance, impatience, greed, gluttony, lust, sloth, arrogance, and dishonesty, then there is a state of serenity and connectedness within.” – Russell Brand


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34. “I’m buying things for people I don’t even know. I’m like Willy Wonka.” – Russell Brand


35. “I couldn’t possibly have sex with someone with such a slender grasp on grammar!” – Russell Brand

36. “Even as a junkie I stayed true [to vegetarianism] – ‘I shall have heroin, but I shan’t have a hamburger.’ What a sexy little paradox.” – Russell Brand 

37. “For me, happiness occurs arbitrarily: a moment of eye contact on a bus, where all at once you fall in love; or a frozen second in a park where it’s enough that there are trees in the world.” – Russell Brand 

38. “We all need something to help us unwind at the end of the day. You might have a glass of wine, or a joint, or a big delicious blob of heroin to silence your silly brainbox of its witterings but there has to be some form of punctuation, or life just seems utterly relentless.” – Russell Brand 

39. “The mentality and behavior of drug addicts and alcoholics are wholly irrational until you understand that they are completely powerless over their addiction and unless they have structured help, they have no hope.” – Russell Brand 



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Emmy Wallin
Emmy Wallin
Emmy Wallin is a writer for Wealthy Gorilla. She is a young Swedish girl from Uppsala, who is currently traveling around the world. Emmy has a big passion for helping others and motivating people. Emmy has been studying celebrities careers, biographies, lifestyles, and net worths for over 3 years. She is the face behind the net worth profiles here on Wealthy Gorilla.


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