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On his catchphrase: "Those were actually the very first words I ever said on screen (in Dazed and Confused). 'Alright, alright, alright.' And do you know why I said 'alright' three times? I'm going to give you a callback to something I said five minutes ago. Because I'm in my car, I'm high, I've got my rock 'n' roll, but I don't have the chick. So I got three out of four that matter to me. So it's just alright, alright, alright! There's no fourth 'alright.' I gotta pull into the top notch and pick up the fourth." — Men's Health, July 2012

On his new aphorism: "'Find your frequency.' That's a goooood one. You get that, don't you? We all have a frequency, where things are clicking. I can adapt better. I'm catching more green lights. You know what I mean?" — GQ, December 2013

On being witty: "I like quips. I like whiffs of cynicism, and I think they can be witty. But I don't really know where wittiness is constructive. I also don't think it's half as funny as real behavior — as action, as falling on your face when you're trying to tackle something." — Esquire, March 2011

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