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“A large amount of constant activity will get things going. For example, training in the morning will have everything, all the juices flowing by the time you actually get to work.
So, when you're at work, you've been already up for an hour or so or two hours, and you're raring to go where everyone else is still wiping sleep out of their eyes.”
“A lot of the stuff you do as an actor – or I do, because I can't speak for everyone – is not always consciously thought out.
A lot of the time, for me, it's actually just feeling stuff, and it happens all in the moment and your body reacts.”
“As an outside; don't worry about failure, because failure will take care of itself. Focus on success.”
“As much as everyone says that Superman is good, a lot of other people might say that that's why they find him boring. A lot of Batman fans might say that.”
“I don't think Americans look bad in spandex.”
“I like to go full bore into something. If you have a backup plan, then you've already admitted defeat.”
“I never thought of myself as unlucky. When you aim high, it's tough to get there unless something really fortunate happens.”
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“I often find during a day of shooting I will speak in an American accent all day long when I'm doing dialogue. At the end of the day, it often takes an effort when I'm talking to my fiancee to bring my English back just because you're so used to speaking that way.”
“I suppose that when I'm building a character, it's usually related to what their family is like and who their parents are, as well as how I grew up – that nurture side.”
“I was overweight when I went to school. In fact, I was overweight when I left, just taller. Fatty Cavill was the nickname. I mean, no one wants to be Fatty Cavill.”
“I work out two, two and a half hours a day. For 'Immortals', it was body-weight stuff: crunches, pull-ups, and martial arts-based cardio.”
“I'll never accept that I'm a sex symbol. That will mean that someone is a bit too fond of himself. If it happens, I think it's certainly going to be odd.
People shouldn't see me as a sex symbol. I'm really just Henry. I'm just telling a story. I could be playing an incredibly unpleasant character who's not sexually attractive at all in my next movie. So I've no expectations at all.”
“I'm a giant softy, for sure, but I honestly think these days it's probably considered more masculine to be emotionally connected.”
“I'm a serious geek. I mean I seriously want to own a unicorn when I'm older or a Pegasus... Yeah, Pegasus sounds better.”
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“I'm from a family of six men, so I'm bound to be physical.”
“I'm training two-and-a-half hours a day, pushing my body beyond its normal limits, putting on a lot of muscle mass and just making myself look like Superman,”
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“Work hard. Don’t quit. Be appreciative, be thankful, be grateful, be respectful. Also, never whine, never complain. And always, for crying out loud, keep a sense of humor.”
“If you've got nothing else, passion will get you through.”
“Immortals was very much a martial arts based training program – a lot of body weight stuff, very little in the way of actually lifting heavy weights, and a very, very low calorie diet.”
“It's difficult to judge other actors, because as an actor you're looking at different things than what an audience is looking at.”
“My fame? Truly I don't consider myself famous... long way to go yet. But if anyone does ask for an autograph it's a wonderful feeling.”
“My mother is such an incredibly strong woman. She raised a family of five boys extremely well. She made us all strong, loving, caring people. We all support each other. I'm really thankful to her.”
“My version of Superman is essentially of a guy who has spent his whole life alone.”
“No matter what era we're in, we need hope.”
“People have this belief that actors are able to go out there and say, 'Oh I choose this job', but most of the time we're just taking the job we can get.
We don't just get offered thousands of jobs; we might earn one job a year and that's the one we'll take because we've got to pay the rent.”
“Regrets are something you can't really have as an actor, because ultimately you'll end up destroying yourself. There's a lot of disappointment in this business.”
“Some people thrive under pressure, but pressure can also ruin your performance, it can push you down angles which you don't want to go.”
“The hardest part of acting is not being guaranteed work. Every job could be your last.”
“The point of acting is to pretend you're someone else and sell a story.”
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“This character matters so much to so many people. I want to get that right. I want to do it justice.
I want people to believe in the character and have faith in the character and kids to grow up wanting to be Superman. Or, God forbid, there's people who are going through hardship and wishing that this character would turn up and save them.”
“You can train and train until you are blue in the face, but you've got to diet, you've got to have that leanness because if you are not lean, your abs won't show.
Of course, the training has to be put in, but then you've to shed all the fat and keep the fat off. And that's how you get an eight pack.”
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“People take chances every now and then, and you don't want to disappoint them.”