Quotes by: Daniel Day Lewis
Many years ago, I really didn't know where the next work was coming from.
How can you be a recluse in a house full of children, even if you had the inclination to be, which I don't?
For about a year, I just didn't know what to do. I did laboring jobs, working in the docks, construction sites.
Being at the centre of a film is a burden one takes on with innocence the first time. Thereafter, you take it on with trepidation.
As actors, we're all encouraged to feel that each job is the last job. They plant some little electrode in your head at an early stage and you think, 'Be grateful, be grateful, be grateful.'
If you have a certain wildness of spirit, a cabinet maker's workshop is not the place to express it.