33+ Famous British Actor Daniel Day Lewis quotes

Sir Daniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis is known as a Daniel Day-Lewis who is an actor. He does hold both British and Irish citizenship. He is one of the excelled stage artists at the National Youth Theatre. Find out the famous quotes collection this well-named artist Daniel day lewis.

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I think some actors thrive on working at a much greater pace than I do.

I see a lot of movies. I love films as a spectator, and that’s never obscured by the part of me that does the work myself. I just love going to the movies.

How people are around a director, it really does affect everything, every detail of the life of the movie.

I think some actors thrive on working at a much greater pace than I do.

Daniel Day-Lewis Popular Quotes on Work

Many years ago, I really didn't know where the next work was coming from.

At a certain age it just became apparent to me that this was probably the work that I would have to do.

I would wish for any one of my colleagues to have the experience of working with Martin Scorsese once in their lifetime.

When I’ve gone back to work, it’s always with that sense of inevitability. That may be a complete delusion, but it’s the one that I need to get out of bed and go about my business. That sense that I can’t avoid this thing. I better just get on with it.

There’s nothing worse than finding yourself in a situation, a very demanding piece of work, and knowing that you’re not a true ally to the person who’s in charge of all that.

Many years ago, I really didn’t know where the next work was coming from.

I’m not always doing this work, but whatever I’m doing when I’m not doing this work seems to be as much a part of this as anything else.

I try to honor that bargain that I made with myself that I wouldn’t do this work unless I really felt the need to. I just didn’t see the point.

I find it easier to work when it’s quiet.

I feel less often compelled to do the work than I was in the past.

At a certain age it just became apparent to me that this was probably the work that I would have to do.

I would wish for any one of my colleagues to have the experience of working with Martin Scorsese once in their lifetime.

Popular Daniel Day-Lewis Quotes

Everybody has to know for themselves what they're capable of.

I suppose I have a highly developed capacity for self-delusion, so it’s no problem for me to believe that I’m somebody else.

I think I have a strange relationship with time. I’m not really aware of that time passing. I don’t feel that I’m wasteful with time. But I’m not aware of it passing.

You can never fully put your finger on the reason why you’re suddenly, inexplicably compelled to explore one life as opposed to another.

There must’ve been some part of me that wanted to make my mark. But there was never a defining moment.

The whole thing of weight, I guess it’s because there is a wider fascination we all have with weight.

The last time I was on a small set would’ve been probably My Left Foot.

My curiosity sustains me for the period of the shoot.

Making a film, setting it up and getting it cast and getting it together, is not an easy thing.

It’s a complete illusion, this notion. We create for ourselves this strange delusion that we exchange our lives for someone else’s.

If people take an interest in you and they think there’s half a chance, they might hang on. It’s dreadful.

I’m very often still very much alive for that other being and that other world long after the film is finished.

I was a savage for so many years of my life. There was some seed of determination in me that I was not conscious of. I was mostly consciously getting into trouble and drunk.

I made the film in spite of Harvey, not because of Harvey.

I hate wasting people’s time.

I don’t know what impression you might have of the way I live. I live in a quiet place. I do not live as a hermit, though other people would prefer it if I did.

Everybody has to know for themselves what they’re capable of.

I suppose the place where I live is fairly remote, it would seem remote to some people.

I think I have a strange relationship with time. I’m not really aware of that time passing. I don’t feel that I’m wasteful with time. But I’m not aware of it passing.

I suppose I have a highly developed capacity for self-delusion, so it’s no problem for me to believe that I’m somebody else.