45+ Best Film Actor Robert De Niro Quotes

Best Quotes collection by popular American actor Robert Anthony De Niro Jr who made his name as a producer, and director. Robert held American and Italian citizenship, he played many characters in his career but he mostly is known for portraying gangster characters.

American Actor Robert De Niro Popular Acting & Movie Quotes

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.

I’ve never been one of those actors who has touted myself as a fascinating human being. I had to decide early on whether I was to be an actor or a personality.

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

I didn’t have a problem with rejection, because when you go into an audition, you’re rejected already. There are hundreds of other actors. You’re behind the eight ball when you go in there.

I do not consider myself some sort of acting legend, just an actor doing his best with the material that is there at the time.

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.

I don’t like to watch my own movies – I fall asleep in my own movies.

Movies are hard work. The public doesn’t see that. The critics don’t see it. But they’re a lot of work. A lot of work.

But my main interest has always been movies – making them, directing them, being involved. I have never lost the passion for that

The fear factor is always there–everything from losing tens of millions of dollars on a film that doesn’t work to not being able to get a good table in a top restaurant because your last movie flopped.

Robert De Niro Motivational Quotes Collection

The talent is in the choices.

You learned the two greatest thing in life, never rat on your friends, and always keep your mouth shut.

There is a certain combination of anarchy and discipline in the way I work.

You’ll have time to rest when you’re dead.

The talent is in the choices.

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

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

There’s nothing more ironic or contradictory than life itself.

The hardest thing about being famous is that people are always nice to you. You’re in a conversation and everybody’s agreeing with what you’re saying — even if you say something totally crazy. You need people who can tell you what you don’t want to hear.”

You don’t need words to express feelings.

Producer and Director Robert De Niro Popular Quotes

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

You’re not responsible for the entire job, but your part in it. … You will put your everything into everything you do.

When it comes to the arts, passion should always trump common sense. You aren’t just following dreams, you’re reaching for your destiny

Now that you’ve made your choice — or, rather, succumbed to it — your path is clear. Not easy, but clear. You have to keep working, it’s that simple.

Rejection might sting, but my feeling is that often, it has very little to do with you.

There’s nothing more ironic or contradictory than life itself.

There will be times when your best isn’t good enough. There can be many reasons for this, but as long as you give your best, it’s okay. Did you get straight A’s in school? If you did, good for you, congratulations. But in the real world, you’ll never get straight A’s again.

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

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

I thought about it, of course, but if you’re going to do something, you have to do it all the way. You can’t hide anything. That’s the whole point — the truth. That’s what people are attracted to. I should have done this 10 years earlier, but I’m glad I did it now.

Robert De Niro Famous Sayings

Life rarely changes you totally but it consistently changes you in details.

Again, for my kids, I want them to stop and take a moment and realize that you sometimes have to do things now instead of later, because later may be 20 years from now — and that’s too late.

What I say is, if you didn’t have critics — even though they can annoy you and upset you — if you didn’t have a critic, who would tell you how it is?

Being able to battle it out. No matter how you do it, you gotta hold your ground at times. Other times you’ve got to compromise. But never a compromise that you can’t live with.”

I’m excited and honored to be in a room full of young creators who make me hopeful about the future of the performing and media arts. I know you’re going to make it—all of you. Break a leg.

There’s a quote: You gotta be part gangster. You’ve got to fight for what you want. You’ve got to listen to everybody’s opinion, then finally at the end of the day, you have to do what you feel is right.

I am also not one for regrets. I don’t regret any film I’ve made, because there was a reason for making it at the time. If it hasn’t worked out, then don’t spend time worrying about why and how. Just move on to the next project.

Money makes your life easier. If you’re lucky to have it, you’re lucky

Today I laugh more often than I did in youth. It appears I simply do not judge people anymore.

You don’t want to block the pain too much. Without the pain what would we talk about?

I don’t feel pressure. I like if anybody has interest in what I have to say, especially if they’re younger. If they like me, respect me, I’m honoured and I’ll give them my opinion.

There is a certain combination of anarchy and discipline in the way I work.

A guy told me one time, “Don’t let yourself get attached to anything you are not willing to walk out on in 30 seconds flat if you feel the heat around the corner.

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

Life rarely changes you totally but it consistently changes you in details.

Don’t talk it away, do it!

I don’t get into these long-winded heavy discussions about character – do we do this or that or what. At the end of the day, what you gotta do is just go out there and do it.

You’ll have time to rest when you’re dead.