Find the best quotes by Daniel Day-Lewis.
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.…
I can’t honestly account for the very personal response that I have to one story and not another, a sense of an orbit, the orbit…
Quite honestly, if I were doing work related to a living being or historical being where there was visual or audio recordings available, I would…
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…
As a member of the audience I don’t like it that I can’t see what’s going on in the eyes and in the face and…
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…
You can never fully put your finger on the reason why you’re suddenly, inexplicably compelled to explore one life as opposed to another.
When I did make the decision to focus on acting, I think my mother was just relieved for me that I had finally started to…
We all live under some repression; we have to, it’s part of the deal.
Well, we all have murderous thoughts throughout the day, if not the week.
Very often there’s this misapprehension about actors being people that need to display themselves, to reveal themselves in public.
There are always practical decisions to be made about any character you’re playing.
To people who don’t know me I’m defined by a number of things that people know about me that are entirely untrue.
Periodically over the years I’ve always taken periods of time away from acting.
The last time I was on a small set would’ve been probably My Left Foot.
My preference is that, that day when someone sticks a tripod in front of you with a camera on the top, it is not day…
My main memories of my father are of his illness.
Many years ago, I really didn’t know where the next work was coming from.
It must be hard interviewing actors.
Making a film, setting it up and getting it cast and getting it together, is not an easy thing.
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