Jesse Adam Eisenberg is an American Actor, playwright, and author born on October 5, 1983. He made his television debut with the comedy-drama series “Get Real”. In the comedy-drama film Roger Dodger he got his first leading role.
He is known for playing Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook, in David Fincher’s “The Social Media”. For this movie, he got nominations for Golden Globe, BAFTA, and Academy Award. He has also portrayed the role of Lex Luthor in the Superhero film “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”.
He struggled to fit within the social strata in school due to his anxiety disorder. That is why he began acting in plays at an early age. He started writing a play at the age of 16. Major studios optioned some of them.
He is an alumnus playwright of the Bloomington Playwrights Project and is linked with several charitable organizations. He is associated with Farm Sanctuary and often fosters animals in need.
Jesse Eisenberg Quotes
The more people say nice things about me, the more I feel it’s false.- Jesse Eisenberg
When people start lauding you more than expected then there is some hidden agenda they hold behind. Honesty is always better than sugar-coated shits. Always prefer uncensored and unedited thoughts about yourself from others rather than sugar-coated ones. Sugar-coated thoughts may give you temporary happiness but they are all false. Because there is no man without flaws and if someone is saying it then he is lying.
The frustrating part of being a movie actor is waiting in your trailer to do two takes of a scene you’ve prepared for two months.- Jesse Eisenberg
The frustrating part of being a movie actor is they have to work hard for months to showcase their talents with perfection for a short period.
Likewise in all aptitude exams, the candidate has to toil for months to score a good mark within a few hours of the exam.Months of preparation receive praise for its perfection displayed within a few minutes.
Society will decide after the technology is created what we will and won’t accept.- Jesse Eisenberg
We are changing the world with technology. The science we study today is the technology of tomorrow. But all the inventions seek acceptance from society. We live in a society-driven world where the probability of acceptance for a new thing or idea can only be ascertained after its final launch, not before. Technology is still magic even if we know how it works.
No compliment is ever sufficient and every insult, of course, is true.- Jesse Eisenberg
Compliments are verbal sunshine. Complimenting a man magnifies his strength and not his weakness. But no compliment is permanent. It is transitory. We receive compliments for our good works but to keep it we have to continue our work. So it is said in the above lines that no compliment is ever sufficient.
But all insults we face hides the truth deep within. Take your insult as a challenge and face it. Insult has the seeds of your success.
If you’re afraid of everything out there, you quit going out there.- Jesse Eisenberg
The fear we don’t face becomes our limit. Fear is nothing more than a state of mind. When we are afraid of something or someone, we generally try to avoid going there or face the person respectively. By trying to escape we give ourselves more reason to be afraid. Fear is a very small thing, but its shadow is large enough to destroy your state of mind. Fear stops you and set an unknown boundary around.
It often seems everything is an exercise in some variation on masochism.- Jesse Eisenberg
As an actor, you have to be open to doing things where you look stupid, to be experimental.- Jesse Eisenberg
Actors have to play a character whom they aren’t. Films approach the audience very quickly. And the character-play holds a major role. To entertain and to communicate a social message the actors have to do experiments on their role. Things which seem stupid in local may become very vocal when they are played well by an actor.
The ideal way to approach a character is to find something in yourself that relates in some way.- Jesse Eisenberg
When an actor prepares himself to play a character, he first looks out for what is common between them. When the actor relates in some way to the character it becomes easy for him to play the role. The actor has to shape himself in such a way that the audience sees only the character in him and not his real personality. Then only he can do justice to the character.
The only way to be turned off to being famous is to be famous.- Jesse Eisenberg
Being famous gives you the power to implement positive changes around you. Those who are not afraid of being different from others possess the capability of being famous. The only way to be turned off to being famous is to be famous and do things according to your wants.
The happiest moments for me, creatively, are doing readings of a play around a table where there’s no audience.- Jesse Eisenberg
The happiest moment for an actor is to creatively act around his safe corner without being noticed or judged by the audience. He can creatively act stupid and play with the character without worrying about perfection. It tells us that when we are around ourselves without worrying about the judgment of the world then we enjoy the most.