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Vin Diesel – 19 Quotes

 

19 Quotes by Vin Diesel

 

With age, you get to a place where you don’t want to knock people out. You just want to give people a hug.

– Vin Diesel


If it’s an amazing role, I’ll do anything.

– Vin Diesel


The video game culture was an important thing to keep alive in the film because we’re in a new era right now. The idea that kids can play video games like Grand Theft Auto or any video game is amazing. The video games are one step before a whole other virtual universe.

– Vin Diesel


My mother gave me this book called Feature Films at Used Car Prices by a guy named Rick Schmidt. I gotta credit the guy, cuz he gave me the most practical advice. It empowers you.

– Vin Diesel


You get a timeless cool card in New York.

– Vin Diesel


It’s insecurity that is always chasing you and standing in the way of your dreams.

– Vin Diesel


If you’re the type of person who has to fulfill your dreams, you’ve gotta be resourceful to make sure you can do it. I came out to California when I was 21, thinking my New York credentials would take me all the way. I came back home a year later all dejected and a failure.

– Vin Diesel


When you go to the movies with your whole family, it’s a different experience. For some reason, it’s something that you’re all doing together and you take away something special in that.

– Vin Diesel


My gut feeling about sequels is that they should be premeditated: You should try to write a trilogy first or at least sketch out a trilogy if you have any faith in your film.

– Vin Diesel


I was the oldest of the children in my family. I had to do a lot of diaper-changing and lunch-making. I was taking my little sister to ballet, picking up my brother, sort of being a super-nanny.

– Vin Diesel


You know when something feels so good but you’re afraid to feel good about it? So you kinda hold back? Everyone says, Congratulations, you must be so happy. And you say something stupid like, I’m just doing what little I can with what little I have.

– Vin Diesel


You make movies for the people. If critics happen to like them too, well, that’s a home run.

– Vin Diesel


My mom insisted on multigrain bread and never allowed soda in the house.

– Vin Diesel


My mom used to say that I became a fighter and a scrapper and a tough guy to protect who I am at my core.

– Vin Diesel


I’ve turned down twentysomething million dollars for movies.

– Vin Diesel


The thing that stood out above and beyond all the experiences was this relationship with the nine-month-old baby. On weekends, I’d be thinking about going back to set on Monday just to see the baby.

– Vin Diesel


I was raised in New York City and raised in the New York City theater world. My father was a theater director and an acting teacher, and it was not uncommon for me to have long discussions about the method and what the various different processes were to finding a character and exploring character and realizing that character.

– Vin Diesel


I always have issues with trust.

– Vin Diesel


I love women more than anything.

– Vin Diesel