Robert De Niro Quotes

Best 25 Quotes by Robert De Niro

“According to a new survey, women say they feel more comfortable undressing in front of men than they do undressing in front of other women. They say that women are too judgmental, where, of course, men are just grateful.”

“As an actor who's starting out, you can't say, "Hey, I'm too good for this." You gotta do it, because people see you, your name gets around, and it has a cumulative effect.”

“Auditions are like a gamble. Most likely you won't get the part, but if you don't go, you'll never know if you could've got it.”

“Better to be king for a night than a schmuck for a lifetime.”

“Feeling a little bit alive is a lot better than just waiting to die.”

“I always tell actors when they go in for an audition: Don't be afraid to do what your instincts tell you. You may not get the part, but people will take notice.”

“I never walk into a place I don't know how to walk out of.”

“I think Hollywood has a class system. The actors are like the inmates, but the truth is they're running the asylum.”

“If it's the right chair, it doesn't take too long to get comfortable in it.”

“If you don't go, you'll never know.”

“If you're an actor, always be true to your character. If you are not an actor, have character and always be true to yourself.”

“It's important not to indicate. People don't try to show their feelings, they try to hide them.”

“One of the things about acting is it allows you to live other people's lives without having to pay the price.”

“Passion should always trump common sense.”

“Sometimes if you have financial restraints, it's a benefit. It forces you to come up with a more creative way.”

“The hardest thing about being famous is that people are always nice to you.”

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“The talent is in the choices.”

“There is only one way to gain access to the truth and that is to not expect anything.”

“There's nothing more ironic or contradictory than life itself.”

“Time goes on. So whatever you're going to do, do it. Do it now. Don't wait.”

“When you love someone you gotta trust them, there's no other way. You gotta give them the key to everything that's yours. Otherwise, what's the point?”

“Write down everything you want to do with your life and then spend the next 25 years doing them.”

“You don't have to rush to do anything.”

“You don't need words to express feelings.”

“You'll have time to rest when you're dead.”

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