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I was always the kid in school who tried to get attention,
by Leonardo DiCaprio

I was always the kid in school who tried to get attention,
not necessarily the class clown, but I'd do little unexpected performances.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

I've been planted here to be a vessel for acting...
That's why I'm really taking any part,
regardless of how complicated it's going to be.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

If I want to go to a party with a few male friends,
it doesn't mean I'm gay.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

My mother is a walking miracle.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

 

I get a friend to travel with me...
I need somebody to bring me back to who I am.
It's hard to be alone.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

The first kiss I had was the most disgusting thing in my life.
The girl injected about a pound of saliva into my mouth,
and when I walked away I had to spit it all out.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

My career should adapt to me.
Fame is like a VIP pass wherever you want to go.
- Leonardo DiCaprio


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If you can do what you do best and be happy,
you're further along in life than most people.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

I've managed to keep a clear head and remain sane in
this business because I remain a kid off-camera.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

I don't see why I can't have friends of both sexes
without wild rumors being circulated.
It's crazy.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

Meryl Streep does things I would never have thought possible...
Her presence on screen is outstanding.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

I got attention by being funny at school,
pretending to be retarded, and jumping around with a deformed hand.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

It's easy to fall into the trap of believing all the
hype that's written about you...
Who knows? In a couple of years, you might find me in the loony bin!
- Leonardo DiCaprio

I want to be a jerk like the rest of my friends,
and have fun, and not care about the consequences,
but I just can't now.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

I didn't know what types of movies I wanted to do.
I want to do things that are different.
I want to take my time with each role.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

With Romeo and Juliet, you're talking about two people who meet one night,
and get married the same night.
I believe in love at first sight-but it hasn't happened to me yet.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

The good thing about acting is that it always keeps you on your toes...
It's not like any other job where you can go in and
do the same thing as yesterday.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

Being dubbed as a hunk sort of annoys me.
It gives me a yucky feeling.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

Brothers don't necessarily have to say anything to each other -
they can sit in a room and be together and just be
completely comfortable with each other.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

I like to be able to play a character and act out a
lot of things which I can't or don't do in my normal everyday life.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

Portraying emotionally ill characters gives me the chance to really act.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

I just want to keep doing what I'm doing and hopefully
people will watch my movies.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

School, I never truly got the knack of.
I could never focus on things I didn't want to learn.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

When a role for a young guy is being offered to me,
I think of River Phoenix.
It feels like a loss.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

To believe in love, to be ready to give up anything for it,
to be willing to risk your life for it,
is the ultimate tragedy.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

I really don't know what I'm doing...
I don't.
It's terrible.
I go in there and I learn how to be like the character and do the best I can,
and that's all I really do.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

Everywhere I go, somebody is staring at me,
I don't know if people are staring because they recognize
me or because they think I'm a weirdo.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

My dad's probably one of the kindest people in the world.
When I was younger that's not how I was-
I was a little spoiled brat.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

I couldn't deal with playing a character who rides
motorcycles and has a leather jacket and is a tough kid,
y'know?
- Leonardo DiCaprio

Drugs? Every one has a choice and I choose not to do drugs.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

The role of Rimbaud is one of the most important roles
to play for a young actor.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

I'm just starting to scratch the surface of what really
makes me happy and it's taken me a while to admit that
acting like a little child and being a jerk and a punk is fun.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

I've never been Romeo who meets a girl and falls for her immediately.
It's been a much slower process for me each time I've
gone into a relationship.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

I'm not the kind of person who tries to be cool or trendy,
I'm definitely an individual.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

Don't think for a moment that I'm really like any of
the characters I've played.
I'm not.
That's why it's called 'acting'.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

I am friends with Demi.
Don't believe anything you read.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

I'm probably not going to get married unless I live
with somebody for 10 or 20 years.
But these people (Romeo and Juliet) took a chance and they did it.
We don't have the balls that Romeo did.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

The best thing about acting is that I get to lose myself
in another character and actually get paid for it...
It's a great outlet.
I'm not really sure who I am - it seems I change every day.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

I've always been spontaneous and outgoing...
I've tried lots of things so I've got some good life experiences,
which is great 'cause it means I've got lots of material
to work with as an actor.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

I prefer ordinary girls - you know, college students,
waitresses, that sort of thing.
Most of the girls I go out with are just good friends.
Just because I go out to the cinema with a girl,
it doesn't mean we are dating.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

Fighting not good. But if must fight... win.
- Miyagi: character in the movie The Next Karate Kid

Problem: attitude.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

You remember lesson about balance?
Lesson not just karate only. Lesson for whole life.
Whole life have a balance. Everything be better. Understand?
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

Ah, not everything is as seems...
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

Never put passion before principle.
Even if win, you lose.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid 2

For man with no forgiveness in heart,
life worse punishment than death.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid 2

So many people try to grow up too fast,
and it's not fun!
You should stay a kid as long as possible!
- Vanessa Hudgens

I started playing ball when I was a kid.
My dad was a pro ball player and he passed on his knowledge to me.
- Kurt Russell

Walk on road, hmmm?
Walk left side, safe. Walk right side, safe.
Walk middle, sooner or later get squish just like grape.
Here, karate, same thing.
Either you karate do "yes" or karate do "no."
You karate do "guess so," squish just like grape. Understand?
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

Better learn balance. Balance is key.
Balance good, karate good. Everything good.
Balance bad, better pack up, go home. Understand?
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

Okay, here's your first lesson: how to take a FALL!
- the movie Karate Kid

If you aren't playing well, the game isn't as much fun.
When that happens I tell myself just to go out and
play as I did when I was a kid.
- Thomas J. Watson

Better learn balance. Balance is key.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

I'm a father.
It isn't just my life any more.
I don't want my kid finding bottles in the house or
seeing his father completely smashed.
- Billie Joe Armstrong

We approach people the same way we approach our cars.
We take the poor kid to a doctor and ask,
What's wrong with him, how much will it cost,
and when can I pick him up?
- James Hillman

When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle.
Then I realised that the Lord doesn't work that way
so I stole one and asked Him to forgive me.
- Emo Philips

We went to church every Sunday.
When I was a kid, the only time I sang was around my family.
- Darius Rucker

When I was a kid, I used to imagine animals running under my bed.
I told my dad, and he solved the problem quickly.
He cut the legs off the bed.
- Lou Brock

I'd lose my mind if I heard my kid call the nanny Mommy.
- Toni Braxton

Being a father helps me be more responsible...
you see more things than you've ever seen.
- Kid Rock

We make sacred pact. I promise teach
karate to you, you promise learn.
I say, you do, no questions.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

We're just into toys, whether it's motorcycles or race cars or computers.
I've got the Palm Pilot right here with me,
I've got the world's smallest phone.
Maybe it's just because I'm still a big little kid and I just love toys,
you know?
- Catherine Bell

You always get a special kick on opening day,
no matter how many you go through.
You look forward to it like a birthday party when you're a kid.
You think something wonderful is going to happen.
- Joe DiMaggio

There isn't a flaw in his golf or his makeup.
He will win more majors than Arnold Palmer and me combined.
Somebody is going to dust my records.
It might as well be Tiger, because he's such a great kid.
- Jack Nicklaus

I am happy to make money.
I want to make more money, make more music,
eat Big Macs and drink Budweisers.
- Kid Rock

Never trust spiritual leader who doesn't dance.
- Miyagi: character in the movie The Next Karate Kid

There is no doubt that life can be a bumpy ride.
But so were those roller coasters you loved as a kid.
Savor the adventure.
Find excitement in the uncertainty and the constant change.
Even let a touch of fear add spice to your life -
as you did on that roller coaster.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It's a funny thing about me.
I don't have any interest in food most of the time now,
although when I was a kid I was always hungry.
- Alan Ladd

Every time I come off-set, I am just like a normal kid again.
- Rupert Grint

I'm hoping someday that some kid, black or white,
will hit more home runs than myself.
Whoever it is, I'd be pulling for him.
- Hank Aaron

I was a TV junkie as a kid.
I am the Sesame Street generation.
- Darren Aronofsky


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