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50 Humbling Ryan Reynolds Quotes

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50 Humbling Ryan Reynolds Quotes

Which are your favorite Ryan Reynolds quotes?

Ryan Reynolds is a Canadian-American actor, film producer, and entrepreneur. Reynolds is best known for his role in ‘Deadpool’. He was awarded a star on the ‘Hollywood Walk of Fame’ in 2017.

He first appeared in a Canadian sitcom ‘Hillside’ (1991–1993) and had minor roles before landing the lead role on the sitcom ‘Two Guys and a Girl’ between 1998 and 2001.

He has starred in movies including ‘National Lampoon’s Van Wilder’, ‘Blade: Trinity’, ‘The Amityville Horror’, ‘The Proposal’, and the Netflix film ‘6 Underground’.

Here’s a collection of the most humbling Ryan Reynolds quotes:


50 Humbling Ryan Reynolds Quotes

1. “Anyone who gets divorced goes through a lot of pain … I don’t think I want to get married again.” – Ryan Reynolds

2. “Fragrance is a very personal gift, and I think that’s why it makes a great Christmas gift. There’s a very distinct signature to it, so if you give it as a gift, I like to think that it’s from a person that thinks very highly of you.” – Ryan Reynolds

3. “I don’t get a lot of romantic comedy scripts.” – Ryan Reynolds

4. “I grew up in Vancouver, British Columbia.” – Ryan Reynolds

5. “I played rugby for years, and I had a rugby jacket that I lost when I was 14. Somehow, my brother found it in storage 15 years later, and he gave it back to me for my 30th birthday. That was amazing and probably one of the best gifts I’ve ever received.” – Ryan Reynolds

6. “I think there’s escapist movie making, and we want to be captivated and taken away. If its done right, you can craft an incredible film. There have been superhero films that I think are brilliant pieces of art.” – Ryan Reynolds


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7. “It’s a lot of working out, you know, and you don’t get to eat all the things you wanna eat.” – Ryan Reynolds


8. “My father was a police officer before he retired. One of my brothers is also a police officer, and I think they kind of expected I would do something along those lines, like become a fireman or something.” – Ryan Reynolds

9. “The problem with romantic comedies is you know the ending by the poster. So they’re not movies you can keep doing over and over again expect satisfaction somehow.” – Ryan Reynolds

10. “When I meet thousands of fans of the comic – when I realize every one of them can recite the Lantern Corps oath (‘In Brightest Day, in blackest night…’) – I know how important this is to people.” – Ryan Reynolds

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11. “Any great director is also someone who is incredibly intelligent about whom they hire around them.” – Ryan Reynolds

12. “Everyone thinks their baby is a genius. People find it delightfully refreshing when I tell them, My baby? Totally average. Like, 100 percent average.” – Ryan Reynolds

13. “I don’t expect success. I prepare for it.” – Ryan Reynolds

14. “I firmly believe that you can’t manufacture chemistry with anyone, let alone a kid.” – Ryan Reynolds

15. “I love Canada. It makes a nice hat for America. When America runs out of water, it’s the first place I’ll go.” – Ryan Reynolds

16. “I think every relationship is going to go through a few rough patches. Those are what make it stronger, I think.” – Ryan Reynolds


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17. “If you’re going to commit to that, you’re going to have to find some way to make it bearable and enjoyable.” – Ryan Reynolds


18. “Marathon running, for me, was the most controlled test of mettle that I could ever think of. It’s you against Darwin.” – Ryan Reynolds

19. “The ‘friend zone’ is like the penalty box of dating, only you can never get out. Once a girl decides you’re her ‘friend,’ it’s game over. You’ve become a complete non-sexual entity in her eyes, like her brother, or a lamp.” – Ryan Reynolds

20. “We might be too proud to admit it as guys, but we still need to learn how to manage responsibility, how to face our challenges.” – Ryan Reynolds

21. “Acting has given me a way to channel my angst. I feel like an overweight, pimply-faced kid a lot of the time – and finding a way to access that insecurity, and put it toward something creative is incredibly rewarding. I feel very lucky.” – Ryan Reynolds

22. “Even if my father wasn’t speaking to me, he would never, ever miss a baseball game.” – Ryan Reynolds

23. “I did as much as I could in Vancouver. You can only play so many ex-‘Falcon Crest’ sons in so many movies of the week before you burn out.” – Ryan Reynolds

24. “I feared disappointing my father more than anything in the world.” – Ryan Reynolds

25. “I know people that have blacked out that I party with that don’t do anything irresponsible. They just act drunk, … I don’t think people should ever drink by themselves because they need to have friends around that can keep them in line in case they do blackout.” – Ryan Reynolds

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26. “I think a fragrance is more of a signature than even what you wear – something you’ll remember more down the road than a shirt.” – Ryan Reynolds


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27. “If it weren’t so off-putting for my co-workers. I’d wear my flannel, one-piece ‘Hannah Montana’ pajamas, like all the time!” – Ryan Reynolds


28. “It’s tough. It’s very tricky to throw a morally flexible character onto the screen and have an audience empathize. It’s always an exercise in restraint.” – Ryan Reynolds

29. “That’s why you and I had friction? God, I always thought it was ’cause, ’cause I fooled around with your daughter freshman year.” – Ryan Reynolds

30. “There’s an old saying that you don’t ever finish a movie, you abandon it, and I really believe that. I never walk away from a take and pat myself on the back.” – Ryan Reynolds

31. “A well-tailored suit is important – and I don’t like wearing belts with mine – it should be tailored to your body.” – Ryan Reynolds

32. “Character acting is a much braver pursuit than a guy who runs around and intermittently clenches his jaw muscles.” – Ryan Reynolds

33. “I come from a family of cops, and all of them share that understanding that they put their lives on the line.” – Ryan Reynolds

34. “I dragged my wife from our honeymoon in Africa and landed her in Ontario, Canada when it was -40 degrees.” – Ryan Reynolds

35. “I just love bikes. It’s not the safest passion to have, but I guess it’s better than Russian roulette.” – Ryan Reynolds

36. “I see guys with, like, eyebrow art, and I wanna tell them, ‘You don’t have to go too crazy on your brows. Take it easy, man!” – Ryan Reynolds


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37. “I’m just a huge fan of Joe Carnahan. He’s such a charismatic individual and somebody that just applies every part of himself to the project he’s in.” – Ryan Reynolds


38. “It’s just that… working on ‘Green Lantern,’ I saw how difficult it is to make that concept palatable, and how confused it all can be when you don’t really know exactly where you’re going with it or you don’t really know how to access that world properly – that world comic book fans have been accessing for decades and falling in love with.” – Ryan Reynolds

39. “People have their complexities. They have their heroic moments and their villainous moments, too.” – Ryan Reynolds

40. “There’s a very real possibility in this industry of going out and leading your life and then going home and being a voyeur of your own life. You can literally go watch yourself – where you went last night, what you did, what the things that people presuppose about you. It’s kind of crazy.” – Ryan Reynolds

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41. “A producer is someone who actually calls the shots. An executive producer is just a guy that eats more food at craft service.” – Ryan Reynolds

42. “By the time I came to L.A., I’d already cried on movies of the week with two of the women from ‘Knots Landing’.” – Ryan Reynolds

43. “Guys are lucky: We can wear a suit over and over, just with different shirts and ties.” – Ryan Reynolds

44. “I don’t personally believe that villains exist. Villains are just a way of saying that somebody has an opposing conviction.” – Ryan Reynolds

45. “I have a discipline that has served me very well in my career and in my personal life… and that’s gotten stronger as I’ve gotten older. I’ve always felt if I don’t just have a natural knack for it, I will just out-discipline the competition if I have to — work harder than anybody else.” – Ryan Reynolds

46. “I remember that coming to America was scary for me because everything here is just bigger, better, shinier, you know?” – Ryan Reynolds


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47. “I would sooner be prime minister of the moon than run another marathon. I’ve been really lucky. I didn’t have any toenails fall off or anything disgusting like that. I still have all three nipples.” – Ryan Reynolds


48. “It’s funny because there are so many stereotypes out there about actors and movie stars in general, but I’ve had a great opportunity to meet a lot of them, and maybe it’s just because they don’t behave that way around me, but I rarely see that kind of abuse of power.” – Ryan Reynolds

49. “My tattoo is of a cannon in Vancouver that I got in a fleeting moment of stupidity maybe 14 years ago. A lot of people have really beautiful tattoos, and I get real tattoo envy. But then other people basically just treat them like bumper stickers for their bodies.” – Ryan Reynolds

50. “The stunts on the ground I can do, but I’ve never been good with heights.” – Ryan Reynolds



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Zisilia Alvsa is a writer for Wealthy Gorilla. Friends often call her Zii. She is a girl from Jakarta, Indonesia who currently lives in Bali. Zii loves photography and travelling.

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