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50 Casey Neistat Quotes About Hustling and Film Making


If you are a hustler, you would love Casey Neistat quotes. These quotes provide essential motivation and show you how Casey overturned his circumstances to carve a successful life for himself and his family.

Casey Owen Neistat is an American filmmaker, vlogger, YouTube personality, and co-founder of Beme. Neistat was born on March 25, 1981. He dropped out of high school and never returned. He left his family and lived with his girlfriend in a trailer park. He has a son named Owen, with his then-girlfriend Robin Harris. He worked as a dishwasher and a short-order cook. At the age of 20, Neistate decided to move to New York City.

In 2005, Casey Neistate married Candice Pool in Houston, Texas after they both eloped. The marriage lasted about a month. On February 18, 2013, Neistate became engaged to Candice Pool again. On December 29, 2013, they married in Cape Town, South Africa. They have a daughter named Francine.

Neistat was ranked #82 on New Media Rockstars Top 100 Channels. Neistate begun to use Snapchat to capture the behind-the-scenes moments of his YouTube videos. Casey has got 7.8 Million subscribers as of 2017.

Neistate stated to post daily Vlogs on YouTube in 2015. He uses his vlogs as a forum to highlight different issues as opposed to a daily journal.

Caesy Neistat created a four-second video sharing app called “Beme” with Matt Hackett. It was rumored to be acquired by CNN for US $25 Million. In 2016, the co-founder, Matt Hackett, announced to its users that the app would be shutting down on January, 2017.

Casey Neistate has also lectured on different platforms including TEDx about topics related to his life experiences and film making. He has also directed television commercials for companies like Nike, Google, Mercedes-Benz, Samsung, Finn Jewelry, and J.Crew.

Ideas are cheap. Ideas are easy. Ideas are common. Everybody has ideas. Ideas are highly, highly overvalued. Execution is all that matters.

Persistence and endurance will make you omnipotent.
– Casey Neistat Quotes

I always thought of myself as an amateur stunt man.

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As a viewer, I care about people, I care about characters, I care about perspective.

I think you should dress nicely for airports. You’re surrounded by people coming from all walks of life. You should look your best.

Truth is so much more interesting than the fiction we’re used to.
– Casey Neistat Hustling Quotes

I am so disappointed in Apple. I don’t even use an iPhone anymore. Their marketing sucks. It’s embarrassing. It’s just garbage.

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I actively pursue experiences that are unlike any others that I’ve experienced and cultures that I don’t know and unfamiliar places and unfamiliar history and things like that.
– Casey Neistat Hustling Quotes

I was in New York City for September 11th, and I was there for the 2003 blackout. I think in hindsight, you get a real perspective as to how unique those moments of crisis are in a place like New York City.

I grew up in the Northeast; I’ve seen hurricanes before and trees down and cars destroyed.

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The reason why I’m sending my super-intellectual 12-year old kid to tech school is because I don’t believe he would succeed in this world unless he first learned to work with his hands.

I consider myself to be a very good skateboarder, but the difficulty when you’re being pulled behind any car, when there’s only a 20-ft. line, is that you can’t see the potholes.

So many car commercials are shot in the Salt Flats, and so much great imagery comes out of that place, but I’ve never been there, and I’m curious.
– Casey Neistat Quotes

I think I’m like that nerdy dad from middle school who always has a video camera, but in the same respect, I only take it out during interesting occasions.

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I don’t know of a more noble, a bigger deal as a filmmaker than to be a YouTube filmmaker.

I washed dishes so I could make movies. it was never a way for me to make money.
– Quotes By Casey Neistat

I made a living for 10 years making very typical TV commercials. But I always wanted to reach beyond that and do stuff that people might relate to in the way they relate to my non-branded content.

I love seeing the way in which young people embrace video, and the YouTube vlogger is a fantastic phenomenon.

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Pablo Picasso would paint a painting and hang it on the wall, and you would go and see the painting exactly how he wanted it to be made. But if you have an idea for a TV show, for example, you’re beholden to studios to produce it and distributors to distribute it.

One of my first questions when I interview prospective employees is, ‘Do you know how big a sheet of plywood is?’ Most people don’t, and say they are different sizes, but it’s 4′ x 8′. Anyway, working with your hands is a very American thing that we kinda lost here, but it’s an important skill to have.

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I took my iPod to the Apple store here in Manhattan and asked them to replace the battery. And they explained to me that Apple does not offer a service to replace the battery in the iPod, and my best bet was to buy a new iPod.

I don’t keep an ongoing dribble of updates of my day, but I tell little compartmentalized stories every day on Snapchat. I use it much more like making a movie than maintaining a diary. When people watch my 60-second clips, there’s a beginning, middle, and end.

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I won’t hire someone or date a girl who has not worked in a restaurant, and that’s the honest truth. I don’t think you know how it is until you’ve worked in a restaurant.
– Casey Neistat Quotes

I moved to New York City when I was 20 years old, started making movies non-stop. I didn’t have any friends, so I would just sit at home all night editing on my iMac.

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My brother Van got the computer first and showed me what it was like to edit video. I definitely credit Van with turning me onto film making.
– Casey Neistat Quotes

I work in both very strict conditions and very loose, more open-minded conditions in advertising, and Nike is by far the most open-minded of all.

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As a director, I have the greatest job in the world, but if I don’t push the boundaries, then what’s the point of having it?

Almost everything looks the same at art fairs – very hygienic, very white, lots of right angles.

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I have 60-plus videos on YouTube and over 30 million views. Of those 60, only three or four are branded videos. I built that audience by telling stories the way I like to tell them.

The reason why people wear pajamas to the airport in the first place is so that they’ll be comfortable during their flight. But you know, typically, air travel is 50 to 75 percent of the time you spend traveling. The rest of the time you spend in public places like airports and around other people. That’s when looking good trumps comfort.

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If you type ‘Salt Flats’ into YouTube, you’ll find 100 amazing videos that were shot out there, but you won’t find any that were shot in the rain.
– Casey Neistat Quotes

The idea that somebody would go to my YouTube channel and want to watch movies and then be subjected to some terrible car commercial – I don’t like that.

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I get, like, 50 emails a day from kids being like, ‘I want to go on this trip around the world. How do I get a sponsor?’

I’ve always been an incredibly physically capable human being. I’ve always had good control of my body, walk a hundred feet on my hands, jump off rock wall and do a back flip into the sand. That’s always been who I am.

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I was always the guy who jumped off the roof of the garage, who could climb up the facade of a building.

I don’t like to run, train, in groups. But racing, it’s the groups that are most inspiring to me. I love racing with 52,000 people. I don’t like training with any more than one person. Ever.

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I don’t drink much soda; I don’t buy Big Gulps, and my body mass index is right where it should be.
– Casey Neistat Quotes

If New Yorkers reduced portion size to 16 ounces from 20 ounces for one sugary drink every two weeks, it would collectively save approximately 2.3 million pounds over one year.

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I’m not able to make amazingly perfect, precious pieces of content, but I get to make awesome spontaneous content that’s frequently ephemeral.

Troubleshooting a wiring problem is a soul-killing experience.
– Casey Neistat Quotes

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I run 50-70 miles a week and lift five or six days. It’s my time.

I was raised on Nirvana and flannel shirts and Rage Against the Machine, and I sort of describe my youth as rebellious and always fighting the system.

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I’m not an exhibitionist; I don’t have a compulsion to share the ins and outs of my daily life with a public audience.

If I’m in the stands at a U2 concert watching Bono, how can I capture this moment without interrupting it and making it fake?

For all the marathons I’ve run, including the Ironmans that I’ve run, immediately after the race, I clean myself up, do whatever I need to do to make sure I’m okay, and I get right back out there, and I cheer people on. Because it’s the people who come in late in the race I find most inspiring.
– Casey Neistat Quotes

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