"One of the great privileges of having grown up in a middle-class literary English household, but having gone to school in the front lines in Southeast London, was that I became half-street-urchin and half-good-boy at home. I knew that dichotomy was possible."
"Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country."Daniel Day-Lewis on Margaret Thatcher
"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."Daniel Day-Lewis on Benjamin Franklin
"Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts."Daniel Day-Lewis on Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home."Daniel Day-Lewis on Bill Cosby
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in."Daniel Day-Lewis on Robert Frost
"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."