Zac Efron Quotes
Born: October 18, 1987
There's no point in being scared of just trying.
I can't explain to you what it's like to be a heartthrob. I don't think I am a heartthrob.
My mom is the No. 1 person who has taught me to be courteous towards women, to always be respectful and polite to them, and to always lead with your heart.
Honesty is most important, and it's difficult when you're young and single and sort of figuring out your own life.
Sometimes you grow out of love.
I can't remember. . . . My character was sort of unconscious for it.
I'm not getting married until I'm forty. If ever.
As far as looking at myself on screen, I tend to pick out every single flaw that I could have or should have done better. I'm more of a cringer at first and when it is years down the road and out of my way, I can actually appreciate it somehow.
I want to grow up, live my life, experience things, make movies about those experiences and by the time the audience catches up, hopefully they'll have a movie there that helps them get through that next phase when the discover life isn't always like High School Musical.
I'm very specific about scripts that I like. I don't have a master plan or, like, a game plan. I don't have a chart that I'm following or anything like that. I'm very much playing it by ear. Certain things just happen and it's undeniable, you just go that way. But I don't have a specific path I'm following, I'm just playing it by ear.
I don't think there are any rules in real face-to-face relationships or interactions. I think authenticity and being yourself is always, without a doubt, the best plan of action. Things happen differently when you're actually here, so you can't put out a general guideline that's gonna show up in text and be interpreted. There are no rules. Just be yourself.
It's hard to film underwater. It really is tricky. You don't have goggles, so you can't see anything. You don't know where you're swimming to. Everything's blurry.
Every time you make a movie you have to confront your fears.
I've always loved dogs. I grew up with them and I love working with them. They're really fun.
It's the moms who are overaggressive. A lot of times their daughters are very sweet and cordial, and the moms tend to grab you and scream and want to kiss you. You gotta watch out for the moms.
Life should be fun not dumb
I try to be green as much as I can and it's hard. I feel like I'm never doing enough. For me as an actor, there's only so many things I can do, and this is a way, through a film, to teach and hopefully get the message out to young kids.
I had a babysitter when I was 12 or younger. I had a big crush on her. She was really spontaneous and fun and loved to make us sing and dance and paint. She was the coolest person in the world. I guess I did have my young love. I did everything to impress her. Everything possible. It was just ridiculous.
The more attention you give to the paparazzi, the more it just, like, validates everything . . .
My advice to teens is to try and do something that scares you every day because it's the only way you can test how far you can really go.