Wise Words from 12 Great Men

Over the past year we’ve had the chance to interview a lot of interesting gents, and each of them has left us with excellent advice on life, love, style, fitness, humor and more. Collected here are 12 quotes to live by from 12 guys to admire. Read and learn!

Jason Segel “I come from a family of people who work really hard. I learned first-hand the only way to get the opportunities I wanted is to literally make them.”

Larry Fitzgerald “You don’t need a lot of money to dress well. You just need confidence, a couple nice pieces and the ability to mix and match them up.”

Colin Farrell “Sometimes, the best way to show a person where they are is to show them where they are heading.”

Ludo Lefebvre “[When cooking for a woman] don’t forget about good taste. It must have flavor—maybe a little spicy and romantic. And add some edible flowers. Women like flowers.”

Ashton Kutcher “If you believe the good stuff people say, then you have to believe the bad stuff.”

Rickey Henderson “Don’t sit around. Go out and do something. Put some wind in your body. Let your blood flow.”

Laird Hamilton “Surfing’s really inside of people. It’s about a relationship with the ocean. And it’s a really good, realistic way to go about living. Because, you know, you never know when the waves are coming. You’re kind of reliant on something that you can’t see. You don’t know when it’s going to happen, but you know it’s going to happen and you have to be prepared.”

Ewan McGregor “Whenever I’ve gone fishing, it’s very rarely to catch, more for being quiet and contemplative, and somewhere beautiful.”

Magic Johnson “Working out is more than just for your body, it’s for your mind as well.”

Rob Delaney “What funny is, is usually specific, and also honest. If not honest in facts, honest in feelings.”

Ryan Lochte “Eat nutritiously, because what you put into your body affects every aspect of its performance and the way it looks.”

Danny McBride “Nose hairs. Trim them.”