21 Powerful Quotes From Hollywood Star Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio Quotes

Leonardo DiCaprio is world famous Oscar winning actor, his acting skills took his career from  TV commercial to some of the greatest films of the century like Titanic, Shutter Island, Inception, Catch me If You Can, The Revenant and many more.

Leo was born in Hollywood, California. There is an interesting story about his name Leonardo, apparently he was named Leonardo because his pregnant mother was looking at a Leonardo da Vinci painting in a museum in Italy when DiCaprio first kicked.

Apart from acting, Leonardo DiCaprio is the founder of his own production company, named Appian Way Productions. DiCaprio is a committed environmentalist.

If you want to know more about Leo’s Life, you can check out his biography written by Douglas Wight Leonardo DiCaprio: The Biography

Whatever he has achieved  in life is because of his never give up and constantly improve himself attitude. Let’s take a look at some of the best thoughts of this genius actor.

List of 21 Powerful Quotes From Hollywood Star Leonardo DiCaprio

1. “If you can do what you do best and be happy, you’re further along in life than most people”

~Leonardo DiCaprio

2. “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

3. “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

4. “If you have done the very best you can, worrying won’t make it any better. If you want to be successful, respect one rule”

~Leonardo DiCaprio

5. “The last thing I want to turn into is a fat Hollywood jerk. I was brought up without much money and I was happy. I don’t think that I will strive for money or success and end up greedy or big-headed. That only leads to unhappiness. I can still be down-to-earth and do this job as long as I enjoy it”

~Leonardo DiCaprio

6. “I don’t think I ever expected anything like an Oscar ever, to tell you the truth. That is not my motivation when I do these roles. I really am motivated by being able to work with great people and create a body of work that I can look back and be proud of”

~Leonardo DiCaprio

7. “Pay close attention to people who don’t clap when you win”

~Leonardo DiCaprio

8. “Everybody has gone through something that has changed them in a way that they could never go back to the person they once were”

~Leonardo DiCaprio

9. “I realize that I do not change the course of history. I am an actor, I do a movie, that’s the end of it. You have to realize we are just clowns for hire. After I had success it was great, at first, not to worry about money. It was on my mind when I was growing up”

~Leonardo DiCaprio

10. “I just really love doing what I do. I know every career is fleeting and there will be time periods when I don’t get the opportunities that I’m getting right now, so I am taking advantage of them”

~Leonardo DiCaprio

11. “I grew up when I was 15 when I had my first opportunity in movies. I watched every great movie for a year and a half, and since then I’ve asked myself how I can emulate such artistry. That’s really my motivation. I want to do something as good as my heroes have done”

~Leonardo DiCaprio

12. “There are pros and cons to everything. To be able to do what I do and what I love on this level is a very positive thing. There are certain invasions of privacy, but I hate sitting around complaining about it, I just don’t like to hear it come out of my mouth. I’m a very fortunate person being able to do what I do”

~Leonardo DiCaprio

13. “All I know is that when you make a movie it’s something you have to live with forever. It’s not a job I take lightly”

~Leonardo DiCaprio

14. “I’ve always had acting in my blood. Doing this, whatever it is, was something I was drawn to since my earliest memories. Ironically, I lived in Hollywood, but never understood that all it took was getting an agent and being persistent”

~Leonardo DiCaprio

15. “Dark green is my favorite color. It’s the color of nature and the color of money and the color of moss”

~Leonardo DiCaprio

16. “I’ve been very lucky to have achieved a lot of the things that I dreamed of achieving as a young man. But, at the end of the day – and I truly believe this – it is not about achieving great wealth or success. Because they don’t bring happiness ultimately. They really don’t. What matters is whether or not you’ve fulfilled the idea of having led an interesting life, whether you’ve contributed in some way to the world around you”

~Leonardo DiCaprio

17. “Raising awareness on the most pressing environmental issues of our time is more important than ever”

~Leonardo DiCaprio

18. “People want you to be a crazy, out-of-control teen brat. They want you miserable, just like them. They don’t want heroes; what they want is to see you fall”

~Leonardo DiCaprio

19. “I don’t have emotions about a lot of things. I rarely get angry, I rarely cry. I guess I do get excited a lot, but I don’t get sad and enormously happy”

~Leonardo DiCaprio

20. “I’m not the kind of person who tries to be cool or trendy, I’m definitely an individual”

~Leonardo DiCaprio

21. “Only you and you alone can change your situation. Don’t blame it on anything or anyone”

~Leonardo DiCaprio

Last thing to my readers , I would like to hear from you…

Let me know in comments, Which of the  above Leonardo DiCaprio quotes you like the most ?

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Neeraj Kaple

Neeraj Kaple is a software engineer based in Mumbai. He writes articles which motivates/inspire people to achieve their goals. He also writes about software's, blogging tools, internet marketing and how-to guides on his another Blog Techmazic.com.

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