Daniel Day-Lewis

Found 20 thoughts of Daniel Day-Lewis

I made the film in spite of Harvey, not because of Harvey.

Daniel Day-Lewis

The last time I was on a small set would've been probably My Left Foot.

Daniel Day-Lewis

There's nothing worse than finding yourself in a situation, a very demanding piece of work, and knowing that you're not a true ally to the person who's in charge of all that.

Daniel Day-Lewis

I suppose I have a highly developed capacity for self-delusion, so it's no problem for me to believe that I'm somebody else.

Daniel Day-Lewis

I suppose the place where I live is fairly remote, it would seem remote to some people.

Daniel Day-Lewis

Everybody has to know for themselves what they're capable of.

Daniel Day-Lewis

I feel less often compelled to do the work than I was in the past.

Daniel Day-Lewis

If people take an interest in you and they think there's half a chance, they might hang on. It's dreadful.

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

I don't know what impression you might have of the way I live. I live in a quiet place. I do not live as a hermit, though other people would prefer it if I did.

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'm not always doing this work, but whatever I'm doing when I'm not doing this work seems to be as much a part of this as anything else.

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

I try to honor that bargain that I made with myself that I wouldn't do this work unless I really felt the need to. I just didn't see the point.

Daniel Day-Lewis

How people are around a director, it really does affect everything, every detail of the life of the movie.

Daniel Day-Lewis

My life doesn't feel separated, divided into two parts in the way that it apparently seems to most other people.

Daniel Day-Lewis

I hate wasting people's time.

Daniel Day-Lewis

My curiosity sustains me for the period of the shoot.

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

I'm very often still very much alive for that other being and that other world long after the film is finished.

Daniel Day-Lewis