"I think having a vision can make someone an influential man. I'm not talking about acting or anything like that, I'm talking about people I admire, whether it's a writer or a musician or a sports figure or a politician, whatever."
"I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed."Benicio Del Toro on Michael Jordan
"It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling."Benicio Del Toro on Mark Twain
"Golf is a good walk spoiled."Benicio Del Toro on Mark Twain
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."Benicio Del Toro on Hunter S. Thompson
"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."Benicio Del Toro on Henry David Thoreau
"My grandfather was a lawyer, my dad was a lawyer, my mum was a lawyer, I got an uncle who's a lawyer, I got cousins that are lawyers."
"The very first things that I did, even in theater, were bad guys. They are meaty roles for the most part. With the bad guy you have more freedom to experiment and go further out than with a good guy."
"It's funny, but when I arrived in California to start college I was much more interested in becoming a surfer and cruise along in life from one beach to the next. I didn't plan out any huge career for myself."