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John Stamos Quotes

John Phillip Stamos

John Stamos quotes: Uncle Jesse schools us.

“You have the chance to be anything you want to be.”

“I think some of my most successful stuff was when I was taking chances and when I was fearless.”

“I’m waiting to be scared and challenged and I’m going to jump at the opportunity.”

“Working with really good people, you know, really smart people gives you more confidence.”

“It’s what you put out that you get back.”

“Justification is a fickle thing. It’s always changing to fit our perception of what we wished would have happened.”

“Compassion and love will always conquer hate.”

“You can’t stop loving or wanting to love because when it’s right, it’s the best thing in the world. When you’re in a relationship and it’s good, even if nothing else in your life is right, you feel like your whole world is complete.”

“If I died and didn’t have any children… I would feel like, whatever good things I’ve done in my life, I’ve accomplished nothing.”

“These younger kids—I think growing up with social media, they’re just savvy. They just get it at a younger age, it’s so interesting to watch.”

“I grew up doing sitcoms and theater and even playing with the Beach Boys, where you’re programmed to perform, your body gets into a rhythm and you know it has to perform.”

“I got on General Hospital. And the story there is, I was working in Hollywood during the week, but my dad wouldn’t let me quit the restaurant. To my dad, it was about discipline and not knowing how long the acting would last. We didn’t realize how big General Hospital was. So I would still go to work on Sundays and kids were coming to the restaurant for autographs and pictures. And I’m flipping burgers, working the counter, wearing an apron. And I eventually said, ‘Dad, I gotta quit. I’m a teen idol.'”

“Because of my dad and the discipline he had toward his work, I learned to be a pro and arrive early and know my lines and hit my marks. I’ll never forget my dad saying, ‘When you go to work, don’t forget to treat the janitor the same way you treat the producer.'”

Grease is one of my favorite movies, and I had John Travolta sign a picture after I told him he was my inspiration for becoming an actor. So he wrote, ‘I’m proud to be your inspiration.'”

“I like to sing with people, whether they’re good or not.”

“I think I got turned onto The Beach Boys for the first time with the Endless Summer album in 1974. The power of that music still, to this day, bypasses the brain and goes straight to the heart. You don’t have to think about it; it’s something that you feel.”

“People look at me and go, ‘You must have it made. You have girls. You have a great life.’ It’s not true. I mean you pull the curtain away, and you see I’m just as insecure and neurotic and scared and vulnerable as anybody, you know.”

“I went sort of down a wrong path. My mother passed away (with whom I was extremely close) and that finally sent me into a tailspin. I lost myself. I lost my sense of discipline, which my dad taught me so well. More and more, I was just dipping into that dark place. Fortunately, things seem to be much better now. I don’t want to put that burden of being a poster boy for it, but I really feel great. I feel even… really happy.”

“Everybody has their own bottoms. I haven’t been through anything more than anyone else has. In fact I’ve had a beautifully charmed life. I think it was a fear of growing up.”

“You get a wake-up call. Life is too precious and it’s time to get back to what got me here in the first place: being a good person and taking care of myself, taking care of others and being healthy enough to love.”

“I’m finally looking older and inviting my wrinkles.”

“Stress is what ages people. Not sleeping, worrying about things that never happen, not eating right, not taking care of your body. I have just settled in with the ‘be here now’ attitude in the last few years. Just meditate and grow some tomatoes. That’s what I do.”

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“There’s something spiritual about daily meditation. To sit for 20 minutes a day and not be on my computer, phone or texting is empowering. It clears my mind to let good things in.”

“Every couple years there’s a new Full House fanbase born. It’s a blessing. I think the goal for me was always to take it and accept it and turn it into other things that I’m doing.”

“I’ve been on the cover of TV Guide, on every single talk and entertainment show except Letterman. It’s interesting being older and dealing with this kind of success. I’m more appreciative of it now, and I don’t take it for granted.”

“I’m happier in my career now than I’ve ever been.”

“Basically, I get to meet truly extraordinary people. I especially like the funny ones. This life has surpassed my ability to describe it. It’s wondrous. I’ve found myself in so many absolutely unbelievable situations… it’s all wonderfully insane.”

“I still want to get out there and do something that’s challenging and original.”

“Every couple years, you know, these great things drop in my lap. It’s been fantastic.”

“I’ve had a fairy tale life. I had a perfect family, a beautiful childhood, an incredible upbringing. I lived a lot of life but a lot of good life.”

“I’ve had the most beautiful blessed life on the planet.”

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