Time goes on. So whatever you're going to do, do it. Do it now. Don't wait.— Robert De Niro
The most delighting Robert De Niro quotes that are new and everybody is talking about
Better to be king for a night than a schmuck for a lifetime.
According to a new survey, women say they feel more comfortable undressing in front of men than they do undressing in front of other women. They say that women are too judgmental, where, of course, men are just grateful.
When you love someone you gotta trust them, there's no other way.
You gotta give them the key to everything that's yours. Otherwise, what's the point?
You'll have time to rest when you're dead.
The mind of a writer can be a truly terrifying thing.
Isolated, neurotic, caffeine-addled, crippled by procrastination, consumed by feelings of panic, self-loathing, and soul-crushing inadequacy. And that’s on a good day.
I go to Paris, I go to London, I go to Rome, and I always say, 'There's no place like New York. It's the most exciting city in the world now. That's the way it is. That's it.'
You have to think about one shot. One shot is what it's all about. A deer's gotta be taken with one shot.
You don't want to block the pain too much. Without the pain what we would talk about.
There is only one way to gain access to the truth and that is to not expect anything.
There's nothing more ironic or contradictory than life itself.
It's important not to indicate. People don't try to show their feelings, they try to hide them.
I always enjoy coming to Israel. Israelis are warm, they're energetic people. Forthright. Very smart. I always like smart people. They're nice people, you know. Aggressive, and I respect that aggressiveness because you need it in their situation.
'What's the difference between sex and love?' Hmm.
That's a good question. Hey, you interviewed Al Pacino. How'd he answer that?'
One of the things about acting is it allows you to live other people's lives without having to pay the price.
Movies are hard to make, and you have to work toward a common ethic and do your best. You don't want to work with people who don't care or who are acting out some neurotic, crazy thesis on the set.
Write down everything you want to do with your life and then spend the next 25 years doing them.
I certainly know the difference between right and wrong.
The hardest thing about being famous is that people are always nice to you.
There is a certain combination of anarchy and discipline in the way I work.
Some day a real rain will come and wash all the scum off the streets.
In civilized societies, we spend our lifetimes trying to become what is socially acceptable. We're dark and we're light. We all have both sides to us.
As a kid I didn't root for the bad guys.
New York is more exciting, I guess, than even Paris or London.
New York's the center of something; I don't know what, really - the center of a lot of things. With all its problems and chaos and craziness, it's still a great place to live. I can't see myself living anywhere else.
Sometimes if you have financial restraints, it's a benefit.
It forces you to come up with a more creative way.
When you make a movie, everyone should leave their own personal problems at home. When they start bringing those to set, filming can be very difficult... You don't need any extra drama. Put the drama into the story, in the characters.
I think Hollywood has a class system.
The actors are like the inmates, but the truth is they're running the asylum.
You do what you do best, try to stop guys like me
The hardest thing about being famous is that .
.. in a conversation everybody's agreeing with what you're saying. ... You need people who can tell you what you don't want to hear.
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent
Even I like to go to certain restaurants and places where you have to wear a jacket, a suit and a tie, and I like that sort of old world style. I am sure it will come back in many ways, if it hasn't already. It's kind of nice and it breaks it up.
As an actor who's starting out, you can't say, "Hey, I'm too good for this.
" You gotta do it, because people see you, your name gets around, and it has a cumulative effect.
Auditions are like a gamble. Most likely you won't get the part, but if you don't go, you'll never know if you could've got it.
I think that's what we love about the vodka, is that it's consistent.
It's consistent in its pureness and that's how I tie it to restaurants.
There are certain things I am clueless about as far as the new technologies.
I see these people in front of these computers all day and I don't know what they are doing - they are doing something, obviously - with Facebook, Instagram and all that. I am aware of it, but basically not in touch.
The talent is in the choices.
You draw on whatever’s relevant to the part you’re playing; it makes it more personal.
Running a casino is like robbing a bank with no cops around.
For guys like me, Las Vegas washes away your sins. It's like a morality car wash.
I have either a cucumber martini, gin martini, or a vodka martini. That's it. Simple.
I hurt someone's feelings once.
I think it's important to have had at least a few years of obscurity, where people treat you like everybody else.
In the casino, the cardinal rule is to keep them playing and to keep them coming back. The longer they play, the more they lose, and in the end, we get it all.
The bottom line is if the movie does well, everybody is happy and they forget about what they went through. And if it doesn't, it's 'I told you.' There's one director who I won't mention, who said, 'it's all blood under the bridge.'
I always say people can call me anything they want as long as they don't call me late for supper.
If De Niro wants to spend the twilight of his career as the McDonald's of master thespians, we can't stop him.
One regret I have: I didn't get as much of the family history as I could have for the kids.
Reputation, you know – a lifetime to build, seconds to destroy.
The one thing I always talk about in terms of restaurants is consistency.
I think that's what we love about the vodka, is that it's consistent. It's consistent in its pureness and that's how I tie it to restaurants. When I think of a good restaurant, it's where the food has been consistent; there's always a consistency.
Certain writers have it very precise and there's not much room to add something.
Ok let me explain, if you were bitten by a mad infected dog, who will you blame? the dog or its owner? Definitely the owner, so, all the blame is on the USA Government’s shoulders for adopting and supporting a state like Israel
Whenever there is any doubt, there is no doubt.
When I think of a good restaurant, it's where the food has been consistent;
there's always a consistency.