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Daniel Day-Lewis – 14 Quotes

 

14 Quotes by Daniel Day-Lewis

 

I’d always felt very strongly in the power of vocation.

– Daniel Day-Lewis


It is awesome to feel you are carrying on the family name.

– Daniel Day-Lewis


I’m not keen on history being tampered with… to any extent.

– Daniel Day-Lewis


I have a strange relationship with time. I’m not aware of it passing.

– Daniel Day-Lewis


Ireland was a place for the renewal of hope and I still see it like that.

– Daniel Day-Lewis


At some point in your life, if you’re lucky, you get to design the way in which things evolve.

– Daniel Day-Lewis


Where I come from, it was a heresy to say you wanted to be in movies, leave alone American movies.

– Daniel Day-Lewis


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

– Daniel Day-Lewis


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

– Daniel Day-Lewis


It’s a source of great sadness to me that my father died without having seen me do anything worthwhile. He was constantly having to make excuses for me.

– Daniel Day-Lewis


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.

– 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. But I’m not aware of it passing.

– Daniel Day-Lewis


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.

– Daniel Day-Lewis


One of the great privileges of having grown up in a middle-class literary English household, but having gone to school in the front lines in Southeast London, was that I became half-street-urchin and half-good-boy at home. I knew that dichotomy was possible.

– Daniel Day-Lewis