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Vin Diesel Quotes

Mark Sinclair Actor

Vin Diesel quotes: the Fast & Furious actor’s awesome quotes.

“If you have a dream, only you can pursue it.”

“You angels can turn hate to love, change poison into medicine, and replace doubt with dreams.”

“Find your confidence, lead with love… the rest will follow.”

“The mind Is everything.  What you think you become.”

“It’s insecurity that is always chasing you and standing in the way of your dreams.”

“You have to live Plan A – on any level.  Make it a lowercase ‘a’ if you have to, but live your Plan A.  Anything else belittles the importance of life.”

“When people believe in you, you can do miraculous things.”

“I think there’s something we all relate to about wanting to get to our most primal self.”

“I started acting at seven years old.  It took me 20 years to understand that if I was going to make my dreams a reality, I had to take the reigns.  I had to learn something about being productive and being self… what’s the word I’m looking for?  Self-sufficient, but I had to be productive at all costs and I had to make product.”

“What was bizarre, when I was younger, I never watched TV.  I would rather watch a movie 100 times than to watch a TV show, just to find another nuance.  I can’t tell you how many times I’ve watched On the Waterfront just to find a flaw so that I can learn and try to improve my thing.”

“Career diversification ain’t a bad thing.”

“I love thinking about the film, the project, and committing myself as much as possible.”

“I believe in paying special attention to every project that you do and supporting the projects you do.”

“I’m a perfectionist.  I’m very critical, especially artistically.”

“Of course, I don’t act in an extreme fashion in my day-to-day life.  I don’t think any of us live to.  I think we all have that reserve somewhere and we pull upon it when we need it.”

“It was an important lesson for me to learn: to be thorough, to finish what you start.”

“Usually, you want to go all the way when the subject matter or topic speaks to you so much that you have these scenes playing out in your head all the time.  That’s usually a pretty good indication that you need to find a way to make it.”

“Being male is a matter of birth.  Being a man is a matter of age.  But being a gentleman is a matter of choice.”

“They say the open road helps you think.  About where you’ve been and where you’re going.”

“I never think of people’s nationality too much.  I always look at everybody the same.  It’s impossible for me to just say one group of people over separate groups of people.  Maybe it’s because I was raised in New York City which is this melting pot.  Everybody was always the same and the whole point of my whole film existence was to say that we’re just one race.”

“If you had asked me back in grade school what I wanted to be when I grew up, I would have said my first choice was an actor, but if I couldn’t be that, I’d want to be a superhero.”

“If you’re the type of person who has to fulfill your dreams, you’ve gotta be resourceful to make sure you can do it.  I came out to California when I was 21, thinking my New York credentials would take me all the way.  I came back home a year later all dejected, and a failure.”

“The whole year I was in LA I got into telemarketing and learned how to make money.  Five years later that skill helped me make my first film.”

“Nothing comes easy when I’m in character, because everything I do in character, I take seriously.”

“I’m the most ambitious person you ever met.”

“I’m an actor.  I can do whatever I want.  As an actor, not everything has to be the most obvious choice.  And sometimes, the best thing you can do is to defy expectations.”

“I am flattered that they think that many people would enjoy my work.  I don’t approach any genre a different way than I may approach another one.  I treat every role I do like a role worthy of applying whatever kind of tactic, process, and talent I have.”

“You make movies for the people.  If critics happen to like them too, well, that’s a home run.”

“We all deal with being unfairly judged.”

“I act because it’s the one time I’m sure of my identity.  There’s no doubt.  It’s on paper.”

“The thing I’m scared of most is not fulfilling my work.  There’s so much anxiety around trying to get a movie made that you don’t really get to be afraid of anything else.”

“I have dangerous bones in my body.”

“It wasn’t until I went to college and I got my first motorcycle that I understood the thrill of speed.”

“Choosing the car you drive is like choosing your wardrobe, maybe even more important.”

“It don’t matter if you win by an inch or a mile – winning is winning!”

“You know this ain’t no 10-second race.  I’ve got nothing but time.”

“I’m a boy who appreciates a good body, regardless of the make.”

“I’ve worked out for years.  For a long time, it was my only sense of gratification.”

“A transvestite spends her entire life trying to look as feminine as possible and I have clearly spent mine celebrating my masculinity.”

“I live my life a quarter mile at a time.  Nothing else matters: not the mortgage, not the store, not my team and all their bullsh*t.  For those 10 seconds or less, I’m free.”

“I’ve turned down twenty-something million dollars for movies.”

“Love is more powerful and still the most unknown energy in the world.”

“The most important thing in life will always be family.  The people right here, right now.”

“It’s like you have a child and you think, ‘Everything that I’ve done up until this point is insignificant in comparison to being a father.’  It’s a beautiful, beautiful thing.”

“With age, you get to a place where you don’t want to knock people out.  You just want to give people a hug.”

“Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only angels will leave footprints on your heart.”

“Don’t wait for the perfect moment… take the perfect moment and make it perfect.”

“Show me how you drive and I’ll show you who you are.”

“This is the way the world ends, not with a bang, but with a whimper.”

“Ride or die, remember?”

Might wanna read The Rock’s quotes next.

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