"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."
"Film spectators are quiet vampires."Daniel Day-Lewis on Jim Morrison
"Am I a romantic? I've seen 'Wuthering Heights' ten times. I'm a romantic."Daniel Day-Lewis on Johnny Depp
"You know what your problem is, it's that you haven't seen enough movies - all of life's riddles are answered in the movies."Daniel Day-Lewis on Steve Martin
"This film cost $31 million. With that kind of money I could have invaded some country."Daniel Day-Lewis on Clint Eastwood
"Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the ideals and objectives of normal adulthood."Daniel Day-Lewis on Walt Disney
"At a certain age it just became apparent to me that this was probably the work that I would have to do."
"Where I come from, it was a heresy to say you wanted to be in movies, leave alone American movies."
"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."
"At some point in your life, if you're lucky, you get to design the way in which things evolve."
"I would wish for any one of my colleagues to have the experience of working with Martin Scorsese once in their lifetime."