Leonardo DiCaprio Quotes.
I’ve never tried to reach a certain demographic of an audience or try to say, ‘OK, now I’m going to do this type of film to transition myself into more adult roles.’ Or a romantic hero. Or whatever it may be – you know what I mean?
I realise that I do not change the course of history. I am an actor, I do a movie, that’s the end of it. You have to realise we are just clowns for hire. After I had success it was great, at first, not to worry about money. It was on my mind when I was growing up.
Me, I still believe in paradise. But now at least I know its not some place you can look for because its not where you go. ItвЂ™s how you feel for a moment in your life when youвЂ™re a part of something and if you find that moment, it lasts forever.
People want you to be a crazy, out-of-control teen brat. They want you miserable, just like them. They don’t want heroes; what they want is to see you fall.
The best thing about acting is that I get to lose myself in another character and actually get paid for it… It’s a great outlet. I’m not really sure who I am – it seems I change every day.
The bottom line is, when it comes to an actor and his performance, whether nominated or not, it simply has to do with whether that character had enough resonance with the audience. You know, to the filmgoers. And that something that you can’t control.
I really don’t know what I’m doing… I don’t. It’s terrible. I go in there and I learn how to be like the character and do the best I can, and that’s all I really do.
If you can do what you do best and be happy, you’re further along in life than most people.
I love science fiction, but I have a hard time feeling for characters in a galaxy far away. Choosing movies is the one thing in my life where there’s no compromising.
I get a friend to travel with me… I need somebody to bring me back to who I am. It’s hard to be alone.
My mom, Irmelin, taught me the value of life. Her own life was saved by my grandmother during World War II.
I prefer ordinary girls – you know, college students, waitresses, that sort of thing. Most of the girls I go out with are just good friends. Just because I go out to the cinema with a girl, it doesn’t mean we are dating.
A man’s legacy is determined by how the story ends.
I am completely open to doing a romantic comedy, but I will never do something just for the sake of doing a specific genre or because it’s the time or place to do a different type of movie. I think that would be a huge mistake.