"I would wish for any one of my colleagues to have the experience of working with Martin Scorsese once in their lifetime."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Daniel Day-Lewis on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Daniel Day-Lewis on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Daniel Day-Lewis on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Daniel Day-Lewis on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Daniel Day-Lewis on Mark Twain
"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."
"It is awesome to feel you are carrying on the family name."