"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."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."Daniel Day-Lewis on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."Daniel Day-Lewis on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."Daniel Day-Lewis on Colin Powell
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."Daniel Day-Lewis on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."Daniel Day-Lewis on Abraham Lincoln
"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."
"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."
"It is awesome to feel you are carrying on the family name."