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Tom Shadyac Quote: “I am part of a divine essence. I don’t have to become anything. I already am.”

I am part of a divine essence. I don’t have to become anything. I already am.

— Tom Shadyac



Tom Shadyac Quote: “Simplicity. Simplicity. Simplicity. The three keys to a spiritual life.”

Simplicity. Simplicity. Simplicity. The three keys to a spiritual life.

— Tom Shadyac


Tom Shadyac Quote: “The solution begins with a deeper transformation that must occur in each of us. I AM isn’t as much about what you can do, as who you can be. And from that TRANSFORMATION OF BEING, action will naturally follow.”

The solution begins with a deeper transformation that must occur in each of us. I AM isn’t as much about what you can do, as who you can be. And from that TRANSFORMATION OF BEING, action will naturally follow.

— Tom Shadyac


Tom Shadyac Quote: “I hope people start to look at their lives as the most powerful, creative act they will ever offer this world.”

I hope people start to look at their lives as the most powerful, creative act they will ever offer this world.

— Tom Shadyac


Tom Shadyac Quote: “Death is not the enemy. A life lived without love is the enemy.”

Death is not the enemy. A life lived without love is the enemy.

— Tom Shadyac


Tom Shadyac Quote: “I didn’t want to hear the usual answers about what’s wrong because I believe these are symptoms: global warming, genocide, hunger, poverty, war, environmental crisis. If we can identify the root cause, we can change our ways.”

I didn’t want to hear the usual answers about what’s wrong because I believe these are symptoms: global warming, genocide, hunger, poverty, war, environmental crisis. If we can identify the root cause, we can change our ways.

— Tom Shadyac


Tom Shadyac Quote: “I love Frank Capra. He believed in the goodness of people and one man’s ability to fight and often triumph.”

I love Frank Capra. He believed in the goodness of people and one man’s ability to fight and often triumph.

— Tom Shadyac


Tom Shadyac Quote: “Authenticity means to be the author of your own life.”

Authenticity means to be the author of your own life.

— Tom Shadyac


Tom Shadyac Quote: “The bike accident caused me to start talking about spiritual truths. This accident – where I faced my own death – compelled me to talk about these truths and try to make a movie about them.”

The bike accident caused me to start talking about spiritual truths. This accident – where I faced my own death – compelled me to talk about these truths and try to make a movie about them.

— Tom Shadyac


Tom Shadyac Quote: “You can’t sow an apple seed and expect to get an avocado tree. The consequences of your life are sown in what you do and how you behave.”

You can’t sow an apple seed and expect to get an avocado tree. The consequences of your life are sown in what you do and how you behave.

— Tom Shadyac



Tom Shadyac Quote: “The way I think we were living is an invention. The truth is nobody can own anything. That was an unheard-of concept among indigenous people. We invented that.”

The way I think we were living is an invention. The truth is nobody can own anything. That was an unheard-of concept among indigenous people. We invented that.

— Tom Shadyac


Tom Shadyac Quote: “Nothing in nature takes more than what it needs.”

Nothing in nature takes more than what it needs.

— Tom Shadyac


Tom Shadyac Quote: “I was always kind of finding humor to be an access point to the conversation, to a pain relief, if you will. My mother was in a wheelchair since I was very young, so she was in pain and we used humor.”

I was always kind of finding humor to be an access point to the conversation, to a pain relief, if you will. My mother was in a wheelchair since I was very young, so she was in pain and we used humor.

— Tom Shadyac


Tom Shadyac Quote: “I think laughter is a sacred act.”

I think laughter is a sacred act.

— Tom Shadyac


Tom Shadyac Quote: “If you bounce a tennis ball against a wall it will come back to you the same way every time. But if you shift the wall a few degrees it will come back another way.”

If you bounce a tennis ball against a wall it will come back to you the same way every time. But if you shift the wall a few degrees it will come back another way.

— Tom Shadyac


Tom Shadyac Quote: “If you look at the Bible as a whole, it’s redemptive and beautiful, and it’s God’s love story to mankind.”

If you look at the Bible as a whole, it’s redemptive and beautiful, and it’s God’s love story to mankind.

— Tom Shadyac


Tom Shadyac Quote: “Theres one fundamental law that all of nature obeys that mankind breaks every day. Now, this is a law thats evolved over billions of years, and the law is this: Nothing in nature takes more than it needs.”

Theres one fundamental law that all of nature obeys that mankind breaks every day. Now, this is a law thats evolved over billions of years, and the law is this: Nothing in nature takes more than it needs.

— Tom Shadyac


Tom Shadyac Quote: “My dad’s half-Lebanese, my mom is full Lebanese. I’m three-quarters Lebanese. Irish-Lebanese.”

My dad’s half-Lebanese, my mom is full Lebanese. I’m three-quarters Lebanese. Irish-Lebanese.

— Tom Shadyac


Tom Shadyac Quote: “I am operating under the philosophy that I will simply use what I need and the rest – even if I still have it somewhere – is not mine. It is others’. It is for the healing of the natural world. And it is in the process of returning.”

I am operating under the philosophy that I will simply use what I need and the rest – even if I still have it somewhere – is not mine. It is others’. It is for the healing of the natural world. And it is in the process of returning.

— Tom Shadyac


Tom Shadyac Quote: “Love is the essential energy of the universe. It is the force that puts the stars in the firmament, and it makes the blood run through the veins.”

Love is the essential energy of the universe. It is the force that puts the stars in the firmament, and it makes the blood run through the veins.

— Tom Shadyac



Tom Shadyac Quote: “I have not walked away from Hollywood. I’m walking away from the way I personally did business in Hollywood. The budget of whatever movie I do needs to be efficient; it needs to consider what kind of resources we’re using and how to be as responsible as possible.”

I have not walked away from Hollywood. I’m walking away from the way I personally did business in Hollywood. The budget of whatever movie I do needs to be efficient; it needs to consider what kind of resources we’re using and how to be as responsible as possible.

— Tom Shadyac


Tom Shadyac Quote: “Our culture does not teach us this, but what happens in Vegas does not stay in Vegas. If you cheat in Vegas, it comes right home with you. If you cheat in Vegas, you walk home as a cheater. You lie awake at a night a cheater. You cannot escape it.”

Our culture does not teach us this, but what happens in Vegas does not stay in Vegas. If you cheat in Vegas, it comes right home with you. If you cheat in Vegas, you walk home as a cheater. You lie awake at a night a cheater. You cannot escape it.

— Tom Shadyac


Tom Shadyac Quote: “The mystics will tell you death is perfectly safe. A violent act will beget a violent act; it is simply a law.”

The mystics will tell you death is perfectly safe. A violent act will beget a violent act; it is simply a law.

— Tom Shadyac


Tom Shadyac Quote: “Definition is the death of discovery.”

Definition is the death of discovery.

— Tom Shadyac


Tom Shadyac Quote: “I believe in unity, as opposed to division.”

I believe in unity, as opposed to division.

— Tom Shadyac


Tom Shadyac Quote: “If we exchange bombs for bread there will be less reason for wanting to kill us. I just want to have the conversation.”

If we exchange bombs for bread there will be less reason for wanting to kill us. I just want to have the conversation.

— Tom Shadyac


Tom Shadyac Quote: “Communism didn’t work because people weren’t ready for it, it was corrupt, and because it squelched individualism.”

Communism didn’t work because people weren’t ready for it, it was corrupt, and because it squelched individualism.

— Tom Shadyac


Tom Shadyac Quote: “Illnesses are often times a reflection of an emotional place that needs healing or attention.”

Illnesses are often times a reflection of an emotional place that needs healing or attention.

— Tom Shadyac


Tom Shadyac Quote: “When an individual changes in even a small way he immediately changes the world around him. And that concentric circle moves out and changes everything.”

When an individual changes in even a small way he immediately changes the world around him. And that concentric circle moves out and changes everything.

— Tom Shadyac


Tom Shadyac Quote: “Fear represents our need to hang on to the riverbank, to control outcomes, results, our lives; it swims upstream. Truth is about releasing that hold, letting go of results, and trusting the direction of Life’s current.”

Fear represents our need to hang on to the riverbank, to control outcomes, results, our lives; it swims upstream. Truth is about releasing that hold, letting go of results, and trusting the direction of Life’s current.

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Tom Shadyac Quote: “I wasn’t paying enough attention to what my heart was telling me. When I paid attention and got the message, I could move forward and heal.”

I wasn’t paying enough attention to what my heart was telling me. When I paid attention and got the message, I could move forward and heal.

— Tom Shadyac


Tom Shadyac Quote: “Hope is the belief we might get it done, and faith is the knowledge we will get it done.”

Hope is the belief we might get it done, and faith is the knowledge we will get it done.

— Tom Shadyac


Tom Shadyac Quote: “You send a message in everything you do, Im always very conscious about what ideas and what energy I put out there.”

You send a message in everything you do, Im always very conscious about what ideas and what energy I put out there.

— Tom Shadyac


Tom Shadyac Quote: “Nature is an incredible cooperative. When things operate outside of that cooperative, they die off. It’s a very simple rule that nature operates under.”

Nature is an incredible cooperative. When things operate outside of that cooperative, they die off. It’s a very simple rule that nature operates under.

— Tom Shadyac


Tom Shadyac Quote: “We started by asking what’s wrong with the world, and we ended up discovering what’s right with it.”

We started by asking what’s wrong with the world, and we ended up discovering what’s right with it.

— Tom Shadyac


Tom Shadyac Quote: “What matters is who we are, not who we beat.”

What matters is who we are, not who we beat.

— Tom Shadyac


Tom Shadyac Quote: “I was raised Catholic and didn’t like the dogma and exclusivity of that teaching but I was moved by the moral teachings and by the power of the Jesus fellow.”

I was raised Catholic and didn’t like the dogma and exclusivity of that teaching but I was moved by the moral teachings and by the power of the Jesus fellow.

— Tom Shadyac


Tom Shadyac Quote: “I don’t consider anything I’m doing as generous. In the new model of the world, I hope people will consider whatever I’m doing as just normal.”

I don’t consider anything I’m doing as generous. In the new model of the world, I hope people will consider whatever I’m doing as just normal.

— Tom Shadyac


Tom Shadyac Quote: “I come from a family of lawyers. I was expected to be a professional of some sort, not an artist. I was never uplifted for my art.”

I come from a family of lawyers. I was expected to be a professional of some sort, not an artist. I was never uplifted for my art.

— Tom Shadyac


Tom Shadyac Quote: “I wasn’t big in the party scene but I did have an excessive lifestyle. I had much more than I needed. I think that was a manifestation of a certain kind of mental illness.”

I wasn’t big in the party scene but I did have an excessive lifestyle. I had much more than I needed. I think that was a manifestation of a certain kind of mental illness.

— Tom Shadyac


Tom Shadyac Quote: “The one thing that advances a society is not technology or so-called development; its love – that one principle.”

The one thing that advances a society is not technology or so-called development; its love – that one principle.

— Tom Shadyac


Tom Shadyac Quote: “I don’t have any interest in changing a system, because the system will simply get bucked back by people who haven’t changed.”

I don’t have any interest in changing a system, because the system will simply get bucked back by people who haven’t changed.

— Tom Shadyac


Tom Shadyac Quote: “I’m from the Madeleine L’Engle school. The more she delves into science, the more she knows there’s a creator who’s behind these amazing laws, these amazing events. The symmetry of nature, the structure and order of it.”

I’m from the Madeleine L’Engle school. The more she delves into science, the more she knows there’s a creator who’s behind these amazing laws, these amazing events. The symmetry of nature, the structure and order of it.

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Tom Shadyac Quote: “TRUTH: When a child believes he must win to be worthy, when young adults define themselves by what they do and not who they are, it is a kind of slavery a slave master would envy.”

TRUTH: When a child believes he must win to be worthy, when young adults define themselves by what they do and not who they are, it is a kind of slavery a slave master would envy.

— Tom Shadyac

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