Joaquin Phoenix Quotes

Best 21 Quotes by Joaquin Phoenix

“I always have the fear that, if I don't commit 100 percent to my work, then it's gonna suffer.”

“I don't have the slightest desire to speak over my dead brother. It gets on my nerves to always be compared with him. My brother was a magnificent person and an outstanding actor.”

“I don't know a single person in life that doesn't have conflict.”

“I don't know why I always get to play these guys who have few redeeming features. But don't knock it. Villains are much more fun.”

“I don't walk around like I'm a movie star because I don't think of myself as a movie star. People usually don't even notice me.”

“I enjoy humour more than anything, I don't really sit around banging my head and crying all the time.”

“I like working all the time. I hate taking breaks. I don't like the weekends.”

“I think the day that I become comfortable doing interviews and going on talk shows is the day that I don't know what it is to be a human being anymore.”

“I'm going to sound a little weird here, but I like to spend a lot of time on my own in the woods. I don't exactly sneak off in the middle of the night, but I like to be in a place where no one can reach me by phone or e-mail.”

“Is it that your dream is unattainable or is it that you have the wrong dream?”

“It takes nothing away from a human to be kind to an animal.”

“It's hard for me to put my feelings into words.”

“My significant other right now is myself, which is what happens when you suffer from multiple personality disorder and self-obsession.”

“The less someone knows about me, the better, because my intention is to play a variety of characters.”

“The offers were, like, a lot of money - maybe not for other actors, but definitely for me. But I don't want that power. I don't want $20-million power.”

“The reason I keep making movies is I hate the last thing I did. I'm trying to rectify my wrongs.”

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“When I go out with the ladies, I don't force them to pronounce my name. I tell them I like to go by the nickname of Kitten.”

“When I look back I can't believe how my parents managed, but the cliche is true. We didn't have money, but we were rich in so many other ways.”

“Whether you think a film will affect society or it's plain entertainment, it's all excellent, it's all noble.”