"My mom used to say that I became a fighter and a scrapper and a tough guy to protect who I am at my core."
"My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her."Vin Diesel on George Washington
"The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness. When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe. You relinquish that position to your children."Vin Diesel on Jessica Lange
"My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it."Vin Diesel on Mark Twain
"Men are what their mothers made them."Vin Diesel on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso."Vin Diesel on Pablo Picasso
"With age, you get to a place where you don't want to knock people out. You just want to give people a hug."
"The video game culture was an important thing to keep alive in the film because we're in a new era right now. The idea that kids can play video games like Grand Theft Auto or any video game is amazing. The video games are one step before a whole other virtual universe."
"If it's an amazing role, I'll do anything."
"My mother gave me this book called Feature Films at Used Car Prices by a guy named Rick Schmidt. I gotta credit the guy, cuz he gave me the most practical advice. It empowers you."
"You get a timeless cool card in New York."