Robert De Niro Quotes

Who the Heck is Robert De Niro?

Italian-American actor known for many roles in Martin Scorsese movies like Raging Bull, Goodfellas and Taxi Driver. Lost his mojo when he started doing comedy in Meet the Parents

Born August 17, 1943

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.”

Robert De Niro

“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.”

Robert De Niro

“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.”

Robert De Niro

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

Robert De Niro

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

Robert De Niro

“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.”

Robert De Niro

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

Robert De Niro

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

Robert De Niro

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

Robert De Niro

“If you don't go, you'll never know.”

Robert De Niro

“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.”

Robert De Niro

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

Robert De Niro

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

Robert De Niro

“Passion should always trump common sense.”

Robert De Niro

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

Robert De Niro

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

Robert De Niro

“The talent is in the choices.”

Robert De Niro

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

Robert De Niro

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

Robert De Niro

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

Robert De Niro

“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?”

Robert De Niro

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

Robert De Niro

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

Robert De Niro

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

Robert De Niro

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

Robert De Niro