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Born on November 4, 1969, in Uvalde, Texas, Matthew McConaughey is the son of Kay and Jim McConaughey. From a young age, McConaughey was drawn to the arts and started acting in school plays. After graduating from college, he moved to Los Angeles and started his Hollywood career. In 1993, he made his film debut in Dazed and Confused. Over the years, McConaughey has starred in a variety of films—both blockbusters and indie projects alike—and has won both critical acclaim and awards recognition for his work. Today, he is one of the most sought-after actors in Hollywood.

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About Matthew Mcconaughey

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November 4, 1969

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Alma Mater:
University Of Texas At Austin

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Actor, Producer

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The best education I’ve had in my life is to travel. — Matthew Mcconaughey

Life is not a popularity contest. Take the hill, but first answer the question: What is my hill?. — Matthew Mcconaughey

The first step that leads to our identity in life is usually not ‘I know who I am,’ but rather ‘I know who I am not.’ — Matthew Mcconaughey

I want to thank God because that’s who I look up. He’s graced my life with opportunities. He’s shown me that it’s a scientific fact that gratitude reciprocates. — Matthew Mcconaughey

the best education i ve had in my life is to travel Matthew Mcconaughey quote

It’s an isolation to get to salvation, how facing death helps you find life. — Matthew Mcconaughey

Bringing a baby into the world is something I’ve always wanted, and now I’m completely ready for my life to start revolving around another human being. — Matthew Mcconaughey

Life is a series of commas, not periods. — Matthew Mcconaughey

Life is not fair, and it never was and it is now and it won’t ever be. Do not fall into the trap. The entitlement trap, of feeling like you’re a victim. You are not. — Matthew Mcconaughey

Life is our resume. It is our story to tell, and the choices we make write the chapters. Can we live in a way where we look forward to looking back? — Matthew Mcconaughey

it s an isolation to get to salvation how facing death helps you find life Matthew Mcconaughey quote

I work through life with commas. I don’t even know, do you have parentheticals? — Matthew Mcconaughey

My life is the road, man. I need to keep moving. — Matthew Mcconaughey

Cynicism can be funny. But it’s the easy way. You’ll forget to enjoy anything. I try to make the evolving choice, the forward–moving, life–giving choice. Just keep living, man. — Matthew Mcconaughey

Vanity is great motivation, to be fair. — Matthew Mcconaughey

The one thing that will be the bane of my existence with my kid will probably be the way he or she is most like me in some ways. — Matthew Mcconaughey

life is a series of commas not periods Matthew Mcconaughey quote


The best advice comes from people who don’t give advice. — Matthew Mcconaughey

Give thanks. Appreciate what you DO have … the more we give thanks, the more we receive to be thankful for. Gratitude is the gift that always gives back. — Matthew Mcconaughey

I will say this: one of the things that is a pain when you’re expecting children is how much advice unsolicited people give you when you’re not asking for it. — Matthew Mcconaughey

Instead of denying these fears, declare them, say them out loud, admit them, give them the credit they deserve…Find the courage to overcome them. — Matthew Mcconaughey

Me? I haven’t made all A’s in the art of living. But I give a damn. And I’ll take an experienced C over an ignorant A any day. — Matthew Mcconaughey

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As an actor for hire, my job is to do some pre–production work for myself. Then my job is to show up and give the best performance I can. — Matthew Mcconaughey

It’s the class i wish i would have had when i was in film school. working in the classroom with these students gives me a chance to prepare them. — Matthew Mcconaughey

When thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what they right hand doeth. — Matthew Mcconaughey


I talk to myself all the time. Just make sure you answer. — Matthew Mcconaughey

We spend so much time sublimatin’, thinkin’ about, ‘What am I going to have for lunch, dinner?’ — Matthew Mcconaughey

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A genius could be anybody that he wants, but ingenious is always one person at that time. — Matthew Mcconaughey

Persist, pivot, or concede. It’s up to us, our choice every time. — Matthew Mcconaughey

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My lawyer has been a good friend of mine for a long time. He and I continuously have conversations. — Matthew Mcconaughey

See, ‘A Time to Kill’ was the one I got famous off of. Big ka–boom, over one weekend. After that, I did films that I really wanted to do. — Matthew Mcconaughey

I don’t dabble and spend much mind or time dealing with, I don’t know, people’s perceptions of me. I truly don’t. — Matthew Mcconaughey

I’m a pretty loyal guy with friends and family, I’ve had the same friends for a long time. — Matthew Mcconaughey

Time and truth. Two constants you can rely on. One shows up for the first time every time while the other never leaves. — Matthew Mcconaughey

When I first starting making money, when I first made my first six–digits, I was–my big thing was I went to put super unleaded in my truck for the first time. — Matthew Mcconaughey

Guilt and regret kill many a man before their time. Get off the ride. You are the author of the book of your life. Turn the page. — Matthew Mcconaughey

I’m not perfect; no, I step in shit all the time and recognize it when I do. I’ve just learned how to scrape it off my boots and carry on. — Matthew Mcconaughey

I never go online on my iPhone. Sometimes I’m tempted but I remind myself and the kids–it’s a tool. Use it as a tool. You’re not the tool. My iPhone, 85% of the time I’m writing down ideas. — Matthew Mcconaughey

I always wanted to be a father and thought it would be great, but it just took the right woman and the right time to make it all happen. — Matthew Mcconaughey

Time to catch the hero I’ve been chasing, see if the sun will melt the wax that holds my wings or if the heat is just a mirage. — Matthew Mcconaughey

I only pick one thing; North, South, East or West. I just get on the road and go. That’s the point. The only governor I give myself is what’s the time limit. — Matthew Mcconaughey


I’ve done films where we don’t rehearse and I’ve done films where we heavily rehearse. I like rehearsals. — Matthew Mcconaughey

i keep a diary one for each film and foreign land i travel to Matthew Mcconaughey quote

I love good film, whether it’s an independent or studio film. The independent films, I think the good ones aren’t necessarily eccentric ones but they’re the more specific ones. — Matthew Mcconaughey

I keep a diary–one for each film and foreign land I travel to. — Matthew Mcconaughey

I hated repeating myself. The last films I’ve done–not once did I ever have the feeling that I was dialing it in. — Matthew Mcconaughey

It’s one of the things I love about making films: the places I’ve got to travel that I would never have gone to before. — Matthew Mcconaughey

I got interested in the justice system. If I was, I’d probably be a defense lawyer. I was headed that way, but luckily changed my track to film school. — Matthew Mcconaughey

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