” 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. “


” You live these three months in this reality, in this dark reality. You don’t want to do those films every year because they’re taxing. I started smoking a lot of cigarettes. “


” If you take my performance or my understanding of the role and my appreciation for story and then dress it in CGI, that I guess becomes an action film. “


” I was walking around with the babies so much that when I got to the Sidney Lumet picture, I would be on set in between takes and I’d be rocking back and forth. Just standing like this rocking back and forth, and Sidney would say, Why are you walking like that in between takes? “


” 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. “


” 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 know when something feels so good but you’re afraid to feel good about it? So you kinda hold back? Everyone says, Congratulations, you must be so happy. And you say something stupid like, I’m just doing what little I can with what little I have. “


” It was interesting to do a completely fictional piece. You know, Saving Private Ryan was not a fictional piece! So the challenge was: How do you incorporate real emotions? How do you incorporate aspects that people are going to be able to identify with? “


” You break her heart, I’ll break your neck. “


” It’s hard for me to talk about Dom right now because I am Dom right now. So it’s a really strange exercise to try to reflect on something that I am at the moment. But I guarantee you that when I’m done with the movie and you ask me that question, I’ll be able to give you something insightful. “


” When I first did ‘The Fast and the Furious’, I didn’t want there to be a sequel on the first one. I thought, ‘Why would you rush to do a sequel – just because your first film is successful? “


” My gut feeling about sequels is that they should be premeditated: You should try to write a trilogy first or at least sketch out a trilogy if you have any faith in your film. “


” 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. “



All 13 Vin Diesel Quotes about You in picture


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
You live these three months in this reality, in this dark reality. You don


If you take my performance or my understanding of the role and my appreciation for story and then dress it in CGI, that I guess becomes an action film.
I was walking around with the babies so much that when I got to the Sidney Lumet picture, I would be on set in between takes and I
If you
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 know when something feels so good but you
It was interesting to do a completely fictional piece. You know, Saving Private Ryan was not a fictional piece! So the challenge was: How do you incorporate real emotions? How do you incorporate aspects that people are going to be able to identify with?
You break her heart, I
It
When I first did
My gut feeling about sequels is that they should be premeditated: You should try to write a trilogy first or at least sketch out a trilogy if you have any faith in your film.
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
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