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#1. Actually, I graduated from university as a journalist. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#2. I love food, all types of food. I love Korean food, Japanese, Italian, French. In Australia, we don't have a distinctive Australian food, so we have food from everywhere all around the world. We're very multicultural, so we grew up with lots of different types of food. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#3. Salvatore Ferragamo have done some nice handmade suits for me. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#4. I'm not a kid. You don't get in this business for anonymity. It's not like I have posters of myself on the wall, but at the same time, I'm kind of ready for a little bit of it, but I worry for my little one, and my family - their privacy. That's what I'm more protective of. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#5. If I'm a lush at anything, it's food and drink. I'm not materialistic in any way, but I value food. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#6. To make films like 'X-Men' work commercially - and also have some class - is one of the hardest things there is to do. I want to be seen to be able to cross lots of genres and still be 'fair dinkum,' as we say in Australia, which means genuine and true and, well, unique. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#7. I've never been on a film when an entire cast signs up for the entire time. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#8. A film is the director's medium. The theater is an actor's. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#9. One thing I do personally started 20 years ago. I started meditating, and I know twice a day I can kind of let everything drop. It's just about being quiet, like drawing back the day, and it allows me to have energy. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#10. Your wife is always right. Very simple. I think I'm going to get it tattooed on my forehead. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#11. Tiramisu is my favourite. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#12. I didn't really know X-Men at all before I started. So I'd heard of this comic but I didn't know it was as beloved or as iconic as I have now found out, but I just know fans are going to flip out at this. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#13. The most scared I'd ever been was the first time I sang at a rugby match, Australia versus New Zealand, in front of one hundred thousand people. I had a panic attack the night before because people have been booed off and never worked again ... just singing one song, the national anthem. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#14. Life has ups and it has downs. I don't care who you are. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#15. I'd sell my soul for a good cause. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#16. Becoming a father, I think it inevitably changes your perspective of life. I don't get nearly enough sleep. And the simplest things in life are completely satisfying. I find you don't have to do as much, like you don't go on as many outings. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#17. To have memories of those you have loved and lost is perhaps harder than to have no memories. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#18. In terms of theater, there's not a more supportive theater community than in New York. It's really kind of a real thrill to go there. I mean, don't forget, I'm a boy from the suburbs of Sydney, so getting to New York is a huge, huge thrill. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#19. I don't think I knew how going to Ethiopia would affect my life, through a very simple choice of buying fair-trade coffee, we can take part in change. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#20. The audience knows the truth, the world is simple. It's miserable, solid all the way through. But if you could fool them, even for a second, then you can make them wonder, and then you got to see something really special. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#21. I tried making an album six years ago. It was just horrific. Trust me, it's smashed into smithereens. I paid big money to silence that one. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#22. When lifting, I'm always with a trainer because the thing that makes a difference is that last 20% in your training, and he very scientifically looks after my food as well, because when I'm going for a 'shirt off' shot, everything changes the month before, and I'm timed down to the day. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#23. If you never fall in love with your character, you'll never be able to do that character justice. No matter who it is, no matter what the character does, you have to find the reason for it. Everyone's got a reason for what they do, even if it's a reason that they're not proud of. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#24. When you dance, your body just wants to find its natural weight. I'm naturally a lot more Tommy Tune than I am Wolverine. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#25. But anyone who's done a musical knows; whether you're dancing or not, physically it's the most difficult thing you can do. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#26. It dawned on me that acting was what I wanted to do with my life. Nothing had ever touched my heart like acting did. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#27. I think I may have been the only person to be rewarded charitably and get a tax deduction for swearing on film! - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#28. Being on Broadway is the modern equivalent of being a monk. I sleep a lot, eat a lot, and rest a lot. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#29. If you put Buddha, Jesus Christ, Socrates, Shakespeare, Arjuna, Krishna at a dinner table together, I can't see them having an argument. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#30. I'm an actor who believes we all have triggers to any stage of emotion. It's not always easy to find but it's still there. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#31. Meditation has changed my life - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#32. That's the great thing about parenting. You end up going places you never thought you'd go. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#33. My gosh, I love food. If I wasn't an actor, I could be a completely different body shape right now. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#34. I'm quite a competitive person, so I do quite like to win. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#35. We can live tough lives, but the human spirit is stronger, seemingly, than anything. There is redemption, hope, and love. All different forms of heartbreak, but beyond all that there is hope, there is love. There is beauty and bliss. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#36. Nothing has ever opened my eyes like transcendental meditation has. It makes me calm and happy, and, well, it gives me some peace and quiet in what's a pretty chaotic life! - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#37. It's absolutely physically demanding to play the role of Wolverine. There's a lot of action, and I try to do as much of it as I can because it's better for the audience. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#38. I have lots of older siblings, and as they started to leave the house, I went from cooking once a week to twice, three times, and so on. After a while, it was just like making the bed. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#39. That's all about the natural order of things, the idea of nature protecting children but also children protecting nature. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#40. My friends say, 'Man you're going to have kids sleeping on pillowcases with your face on it! You're going to be on toothbrushes and magnets and stuff.' I guess now that I'm a dad, I'm thrilled about that. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#41. Breakfast is my specialty. I admit it's the easiest meal to cook, but I make everything with a twist, like lemon ricotta pancakes or bacon that's baked instead of fried. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#42. I was probably more scared of my high school exams than I was of the Oscars. At the time you think it's everything and if you don't do well, your life's over. Opportunities are gone. So the more you do it, the less the fear is present. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#43. One thing that I love about World Vision is every place they go, they go in with an exit plan, they don't want people dependent on them. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#44. I once sang 'Summer Nights,' from 'Grease,' at a bar in Melbourne with John Travolta, who's a good friend of mine. He looked cool singing the part of Danny - sitting in an armchair, smoking a cigar - while I got stuck playing Sandy. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#45. My favorite play in drama school was 'The Bacchae.' It's about a king who literally gets eaten alive by all the women in the play in a kind of orgy - it's related to the word 'bacchanal' - and I loved that idea of animalistic chaos and following our own desires. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#46. My parents were drawn to the idea that there was space and opportunity in Australia. For the meagre sum of £10, you could sail your entire family out to Australia, so that's what my father chose to do. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#47. For me that's one of the great indulgences in life - a hand-tailored suit, and a great pair of handmade shoes. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#48. The physical reality is assumed to be the wave function of the whole universe itself. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#49. And I think that, of course, there is some dysfunction of needing to be liked or noticed or to feel part of things, something going on there for most actors. For some there's not and I think they really struggle with it. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#50. I've always felt embraced by the Broadway community even before I felt like I earned it. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#51. Because I believe actually the more you do something, the less frightening it becomes because you start to realize the outcome is not as important as you think. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#52. Australians are coffee snobs. An influx of Italian immigrants after World War II ensured that - we probably had the word 'cappuccino' about 20 years before America. Cafe culture is really big for Aussies. We like to work hard, but we take our leisure time seriously. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#53. My father was an army champion boxer ... in the British army. And so he loved boxing and talked it up as a sport. But then when my brother and I were beating the crap out of each other, he was always trying to tone it down. But I am a fan of boxing. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#54. Giving people a hand up, not a handout, is the way forward. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#55. The first show I ever did, singing and dancing, was 'Beauty and the Beast.' I was playing Gaston. Gaston has red tights, knee high boots, and it's very physical. I had headaches every day for two months. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#56. I hate being frightened of things. I'm not someone who can say: "Oh, I'm scared of flying, I won't fly." Fear seems to creep over every part of your life so if there's something I identify as frightening to me I want to tackle it. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#57. My dad's main client was the World Bank, and he spent most of his time traveling to Third World countries. His particular interest lay in the eradication of poverty through development and business. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#58. For Sunday breakfast, I make orange and ricotta pancakes, crepes and eggs. You know men, we usually go for breakfast because it's the easiest thing to cook and then we try to make it seem fancy. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#59. When you're NAT on the net, you're NOT on the net - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#60. I remember at one point being in fellowship, and everyone used to wear the fish symbol; it said you were a Christian. So I asked my father, 'Dad, why don't you wear that at work?' And he said, 'Your religion should be in your actions.' He set a great, great example. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#61. Now I meditate twice a day for half an hour. In meditation, I can let go of everything. I'm not Hugh Jackman. I'm not a dad. I'm not a husband. I'm just dipping into that powerful source that creates everything. I take a little bath in it. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#62. I always think the great parts outlive the actors that play them and that's a stage tradition, that goes back hundreds of years and it should be that way. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#63. I like the Rolling Stones for karaoke. 'Sympathy For The Devil' is a great one. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#64. I do heavy weights in the morning for about an hour, and then I do 45 minutes of higher-volume lifting in the afternoon. My least favorite is the legs ... I do quite a few chin-ups and rows. I do mostly old-school lifting with a lot of squats. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#65. I'm not a loner at all. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#66. To get down to the quick of it, respect motivates me - not success. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#67. Write down five things you love to do. Next, write down five things that you're really good at. Then just try to match them up! Revisit your list once a year to make sure you're on the right track. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#68. Historically, much of the motivation for public schooling has been to stifle variety and institute social control. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#69. With age, you see people fail more. You see yourself fail more. How do you keep that fearlessness of a kid? You keep going. Luckily, I'm not afraid to make a fool of myself. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#70. To me, the smell of fresh-made coffee is one of the greatest inventions. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#71. Sometimes you have to go places with characters and emotions within yourself you don't want to do, but you have a duty to the story and as a storyteller to do it. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#72. If I meet someone at a bus stop, I want to really meet that person. I don't want to be 'Hugh Jackman, the famous actor.' - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#73. I'm lucky to have worked in theater all over the world, but there's something magical about Broadway. The audiences are smart, they're educated. They go in ready and they're up for it, they're up for the party. It's a whole different atmosphere. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#74. I'm a big goofball, you know. Don't tell anyone that, but I'm a big goofball. In Australia we call it a dag. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#75. I come from the theater, so for me rehearsal is vital and a way of life. There are many film directors who don't believe in it and some actors who prefer not to rehearse. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#76. As you get older you have more respect and empathy for your parents. Now I have a great relationship with both of them. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#77. I've broken a cardinal rule of art, music, and career paths: actors are supposed to act, and musicians are supposed to music. That's how it works. You don't buy fish from a dentist, or ask a plumber for financial advice, so why listen to an actor's music? - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#78. At which point should we let go and do what we want to do, and when should we submit to rules? Coming to terms with our true natures and who we really are has always been a fascination to humans. I know it fascinates me. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#79. But in another world, another life, probably growing up in another country, I might have been more of a dancer. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#80. My mum and I are, in many ways, quite similar. We're both creative, gregarious, and energetic. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#81. By nature I'm not a brooder. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#82. The Wolverine was fired from his job as a cashier in a newsagents after just six weeks because his boss said, "he talks too much to customers". He can talk to me all day. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#83. Doing anything worthwhile takes forever. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#84. There comes a certain point in life when you have to stop blaming other people for how you feel or the misfortunes in your life. You can't go through life obsessing about what might have been. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#85. To this day, I am the least materialistic person I know, because my father didn't raise me to just go out and buy this or that car. The only reason I wanted to make money as an actor was because I'm passionate about food! - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#86. We have far more ability than we give ourselves credit for, - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#87. I think adoption is a blessing all around when it's done right. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#88. The moment your kid's born you realize no one knows anything. No one goes to classes. You just have a kid. You can read all the books you like, but unfortunately none of our kids have read the books so they don't care. You're basically making it up as you go along. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#89. If I weren't getting paid or didn't have a character like Wolverine to maintain, I would just be a tall, lean, fit guy. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#90. Anyone who thinks they're indispensible is fooling themselves. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#91. I treat auditions like I treated my first dates. It's an opportunity to get to know a stranger and to learn from each other. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#92. It's tough to watch a movie you're in - you put everything into it, you want everything to work, and you never know until you see it all together. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#93. I think one of the things I always loved about the comics was this idea that this character, when he goes berserk, that white, blind rage makes him incredibly powerful, but it's also a great flaw. It's almost like he loses consciousness of what he's doing. During that he can do great damage. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#94. If I go to a party I don't feel like I have to be in the centre. But I do find myself quite often being placed in that position. Even when I was younger at school, I would be asked to make a speech. I don't remember putting up my hand and all that often but I'd just find myself there. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#95. I tended to favour the piano over the guitar because it stays in one place, which is what I like to do. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#96. When you're playing an icon like Wolverine, it's sometimes better to be someone that nobody knows because they don't know what to expect. I don't mind a little bit of anonymity; it helps on the subway. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#97. It's always interesting - how do you actually convey thought through song? We're used to the convention on stage. In film, we used to be used to it, and now sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn't. You need to be fresh and really look at the material. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#98. You have to eat before you train. Otherwise, that really intense training, after about 40 minutes you start to flag. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#99. My father is very Jean Valjean. He's what I would call a great example of a religious person. He is a deeply thoughtful man whose religion is in his deeds way more than anything else. It's not talked about that much. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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#100. Instead of setting goals, seek defining moments. Those are the real tests, because you have to be willing to fail in a pressure situation in front of other people. - Author: Hugh Jackman
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