25 Inspirational Robert De Niro Quotes

25 Inspirational Robert De Niro Quotes

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Robert De Niro is an American actor, producer, and director. He is a recipient of many awards, including two Academy Awards and a Golden Globe Award. De Niro’s first major film roles were in the sports drama Bang the Drum Slowly (1973) and Scorsese’s crime film Mean Streets (1973). He has directed and starred in films such as the crime drama A Bronx Tale (1993) and the spy film The Good Shepherd (2006).

Below are Inspirational Quotes From Robert De Niro:


  1. “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


  1. “There is a certain combination of anarchy and discipline in the way I work.” Robert De Niro


  1. “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. There’s nothing more ironic or contradictory than life itself.” Robert De Niro


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

5. “Good directors can bring certain things out of you, with their intensity or gentleness or sensitivity or understanding. They can make an actor feel he can do no wrong.” Robert De Niro


  1. “Money makes your life easier. If you’re lucky to have it, you’re lucky.” Robert De Niro


  1. “I always go back to how people behave. If you watch how people actually behave in a situation, it’s very simple and honest and contained.” Robert De Niro


  1. “I have so much respect for directors. It’s a tremendous amount of pressure; you have to keep steadfast and keep what you know is right.” Robert De Niro


  1. “I don’t get into these long-winded heavy discussions about character – do we do this or that or what.” Robert De Niro

10. “It’s important not to indicate. People don’t try to show their feelings, they try to hide them.” Robert De Niro


  1. “I’ll work with a director if I think I’m going to get into a comfortable situation, and if it’s someone I respect and who respects me, even if they’re not so well known. Movies are hard to make, and you have to work toward a common ethic and do your best. The hardest thing about being famous is that people are always nice to you.” Robert De Niro


  1. “You learned the two greatest thing in life, never rat on your friends, and always keep your mouth shut.” Robert De Niro


  1. “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.” Robert De Niro


  1. “In acting, I always try to go back to what would actually be the real situation, the real human behavior in life.” Robert De Niro

15. “I love to find new people. It’s not for the sake of their being new; it’s because if you find someone who perfectly fits a part, that’s such a great thing.” Robert De Niro


  1. “I think it’s important to have had at least a few years of obscurity, where people treat you like everybody else.” Robert De Niro


  1. “You’ll have time to rest when you’re dead.” Robert De Niro


  1. “I don’t like to watch my own movies – I fall asleep in my own movies.” Robert De Niro


  1. “I mean, the actors that I admired were Marlon Brando, Montgomery Clift, an actress named Barbara Harris. And GretaGarbo. They were great actors.” Robert De Niro

20. “My definition of a good hotel is a place I’d stay at.” Robert De Niro


  1. “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.” Robert De Niro


  1. “I go to Paris, I go to London, I go to Rome, and I always say, ‘There’s no place like New York. It’s the most exciting city in the world now. That’s the way it is. That’s it.” Robert De Niro


  1. “I like to visit L.A., but I wouldn’t want to live there.” Robert De Niro


  1. “You never know what you do that could be totally out of left field, which actually might work and give something fresh to the whole scene, to the character, whatever.” Robert De Niro

25. “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

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