30+ Antihero Character Player Dustin Hoffman Quotes

Dustin Lee Hoffman is a film, television, and theater who was a successful American actor and a director from 1960. He is known for his most of the special characters played in antiheroes and vulnerable characters. Find Dustin Hoffman quotes & Sayings collection.

Dustin Hoffman Acting Quotes

One of the things you can do as an actor, is compensate for the things you can't do in life.

I love acting, and I`m not going to determine what I do based on what I fear other people might think. I do what I want to do.

I got into acting so that I could meet girls. Pretty girls came later. First, I wanted to start off with someone with two legs, who’d smile at me and look soft.

Many actors want to play Hamlet and Macbeth. Ever since I became an actor, from the very beginning I just wanted to play a Shetland pony. I cannot explain why

I decided to become an actor because I was failing in school and I needed the credits.

One of the things you can do as an actor, is compensate for the things you can’t do in life.

I love working, I’d be dead if I hadn’t found myself as an actor I didn’t have to be successful.

Dustin Hoffman Quotes Collection on Life

Life stinks, but that doesn't mean you don't enjoy it.

This is your life. Now go make it the one you’ve always wanted.

The two basic items necessary to sustain life are sunshine and coconut milk.

Life stinks, but that doesn’t mean you don’t enjoy it.

There’s too many interesting women I haveā€¦not had the experience to know in this life because I have been brainwashed.

It’s very painful for us to feel we deserve a life. That’s the toughest thing. That we deserve to have a life. That can take a lifetime.

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Dustin Hoffman Famous Quotes

Depressed, anxious, sad, frightened? Yes. But I've never been bored.

One thing about being successful is that I stopped being afraid of dying. Once you’re a star you’re dead already. You’re embalmed.

Blame is for God and small children.

I feel cheated never being able to know what it’s like to get pregnant, carry a child and breast feed.

In my room as a kid… I’d play a fighter and get knocked to the floor and come back to win.

Depressed, anxious, sad, frightened? Yes. But I’ve never been bored.

I don’t like the fact that I have to get older so fast, but I like the fact that I’m aging so well.

I knew I finally made it as a performer when I began hearing rumors that I was gay.

To have a successful marriage, a man must, on a fundamental level be scared shitless of his wife.

I think the most insulting thing you can do to a director is to challenge when he or she is satisfied with your interpretation.

If you can get out there and say I’m going to…I’m willing to fail at what I feel is right, that’s it.

I lived below the official American poverty line until I was 31.

Top Dustin Hoffman Quotes & Sayings

A good review from the critics is just another stay of execution.

If there is no direct threat why are we invading?

I feel cheated never being able to know what it’s like to get pregnant, carry a child and breast feed.

A good review from the critics is just another stay of execution.

That’s what we’re all looking for, the place where the work leads us.

A “take” is an opportunity to fail … and we think that we have to get it right all the time.

I envy people who can just look at a sunset. I wonder how you can shoot it. There is nothing more grotesque to me than a vacation.

I want to thank my parents for not practicing birth control.

It’s true what they say about failure. You don’t learn from success.