Robert Downey Jr. Quotes


Best 48 Quotes by Robert Downey Jr. – Page 1 of 2

“Acting is always a challenge.”

“All I want, and I think all any parent with a semblance of a moral psychology wants, is for my kid to have his own experience, uninhibited.”

“At the end of the day, anything I think I’m sacrificing I’m just giving up because it makes me feel better.”

“Discipline for me is about respect. It’s not even about self-respect; it’s about respect for life and all it offers.”

“Do I want to be a hero to my son? No. I would like to be a very real human being. That’s hard enough.”

“For years I took pride in being resilient.”

“Growing up is something that you do your whole life. I want to always feel that I can be a kid if I want.”

“I always encourage people to be confident, and sometimes even a little falsely so, just so you can give yourself an opportunity.”

“I always think part of success is being able to replicate results, taking what is interesting or viable about yourself as a professional person and seeing if you bring it into different situations with similar results.”

“I am in the continual process of transcending fear.”

“I don’t need an Iron Man suit. I’m already a weapon of mass seduction.”

“I guess the issue for me is to keep things dynamic.”

“I have a sense of destiny that you are led to the things you are supposed to do.”

“I just think it’s good to be confident. If I’m not on my team why should anybody else be?”

“I know very little about acting. I am just an incredibly gifted faker.”

“I know who I am.”

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“I think it’s good to be confident. If I’m not on my team why should anybody else be?”

“I think it’s miraculous that anybody survives themselves.”

“I think life changes every year.”

“I think that the power is the principle. The principle of moving forward, as though you have the confidence to move forward, eventually gives you confidence when you look back and see what you’ve done.”

“I think that we all do heroic things, but hero is not a noun, it’s a verb.”

“I think you end up doing the stuff you were supposed to do at the time you were supposed to do it.”

“I used to be so convinced that happiness was the goal, yet all those years I was chasing after it I was unhappy in the pursuit. Maybe the goal really should be a life that values honor, duty, good work, friends, and family.”

“I want to give myself the freedom not to have to be projecting my whole life ahead.”

“I’m coming from a place of total strength and humility now.”

“I’ve noticed that worrying is like praying for what you don’t want to happen.”

“It doesn’t matter whether or not you can act. If you can go into a room and make these sweaters want you, that’s what’ll get you the job.”

“Job one is to get out of that cave. A lot of people do get out but don’t change.”

“Listen, smile, agree and then do whatever you were gonna do anyway.”

“Look, even bad years are pretty good years I think.”

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