Vin Diesel quotes talk about the acting industry, his journey to becoming successful, and how difficult it was for him at the beginning of his acting pursuits. His quotes mentioned his disappointments in California and how he started acting in theatre at the age of 7 years old. His success has seen him work with actors like Dwayne Johnson and also faced many trailer speculations to work with Mark Wahlberg on a so-called Fast Formers movie and Thundercats with Brad Pitt. None of these movies have been confirmed. Below you can read a number of Vin Diesel quotes to satisfy your curiosity.
“Find your confidence, lead with love... the rest will follow."
“The most important thing in life will always be family. The people right here, right now.”
“They say the open road helps you think. About where you've been and where you're going.”
“It's insecurity that is always chasing you and standing in the way of your dreams.”
“When people believe in you, you can do miraculous things.”
“Show me how you drive and I'll show you who you are.”
“It wasn't until I went to college and I got my first motorcycle that I understood the thrill of speed.”
“It don't matter if you win by an inch or a mile, winning is winning!!”
“With age, you get to a place where you don't want to knock people out. You just want to give people a hug.”
“We all deal with being unfairly judged.”
“Well, love motivates me in everything I do.”
“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.”
“I am definitely a person of color.”
“I shaved my head about 15 years ago and the first time I shaved it, I started running my hand through my hair and it was very therapeutic.”
“A person in my position has to restrain himself.”
“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.”
“Choosing the car you drive is like choosing your wardrobe, maybe even more important.”
“If you believe in the project, you have to support it.”
“You make movies for the people. If critics happen to like them too, well, that's a home run.”
“I'm a perfectionist. I'm very critical, especially artistically.”
“I'm a boy who appreciates a good body, regardless of the make.”
“Nothing comes easy when I'm in character, because everything I do in character, I take seriously.”
“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.”
“I could care less about being an action actor like Stallone or Schwarzenegger.”
“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.”
“I don't think a lot of actors talk about it, but there's usually a process where you essentially purge yourself of the character that you played prior to the movie.”
“I always want another actor to shine in my scene because it makes the film stronger. I would encourage people to scene steal, because filmmaking is a collaborative effort.”
“I'm not really afraid of the dark, except if I'm walking. The thing that scares me the most is the possibility of walking into a wall and busting my lip.”
“I grew up with all kinds of people.”
“When I'm writing, I'm locking myself in a room. I'm the worst critic in the world. I write something and then I beat myself up. I'm like "Vin, you're retarded, that makes no sense."
“I was a bouncer for ten years in New York City.”
“I've been auditioning since I was 7 years old.”
“I was the oldest of the children in my family. I had to do a lot of diaper-changing and lunch-making. I was taking my little sister to ballet, picking up my brother, sort of being a super-nanny."
“To have a director that loves his actors is something that you can see in the film and in the fruits of that labor. You can see that translated in the film. When you watch this movie, you can see a director who loves his actors, and it shines through the movie, in my eyes."
Vin Diesel Biography
Vin Diesel, real name Mark Sinclair, is an American producer, actor, screenwriter, and director. Diesel is currently 51 years old and will turn 52 years on July 18, 2020. Vin has been acting professionally since 1990 and created a massive portfolio of films. He is among some of the highest-paid actors to date and is best known for his role in The Fast and Furious franchise. Vin Diesel is a household name when it comes to action films and car-related movies.
Vin Diesel Family
Vin Diesel family members include his model wife, Paloma Jimenez who he has been married to since 2007. They have 3 children together, 2 girls and 1 boy. They are Hania Riley Sinclair, Vincent Sinclair, and Pauline Sinclair. Vin Diesel said he never knew his father but his mother and stepfather played vital roles in his life. He even said that he once did nanny duties for his siblings growing up. He has a fraternal twin named Paul Sinclair.