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.
I've always felt that if you back down from a fear, the ghost of that fear never goes away. It diminishes people.
For me that's one of the great indulgences in life — a hand-tailored suit, and a great pair of handmade shoes.
When you dance, your body just wants to find its natural weight. I'm naturally a lot more Tommy Tune than I am Wolverine.
I've never heard my dad say a bad word about anybody. He always keeps his emotions in check and is a true gentleman. I was taught that losing it was indulgent, a selfish act.
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.
One afternoon when I was 9, my dad told me I'd be skipping school the next day. Then we drove 12 hours from Melbourne to Sydney for the Centenary Test, a once-in-a-lifetime commemorative cricket match. It was great fun — especially for a kid who was a massive sports fan.
Hugh Jackman — quotes and aphorisms
I feel so lucky to have both a son and a daughter, because there's a different relationship with each of them.
To me, the smell of fresh-made coffee is one of the greatest inventions.
When I come home, my daughter will run to the door and give me a big hug, and everything that's happened that day just melts away.