Al Pacino Quotes.
It’s easy to fool the eye but it’s hard to fool the heart.
Theater for me at one point was a lifestyle, too.
The hardest thing about being famous is that people are always nice to you. You’re in a conversation and everybody’s agreeing with what you’re saying – even if you say something totally crazy. You need people who can tell you what you don’t want to hear.
Vanity: my favorite sin.
There are a lot of roles in Shakespeare, basically. If I feel that the script is a movie, I would be interested in doing any role of Shakespeare’s.
I’m so shy now I wear sunglasses everywhere I go.
The actor becomes an emotional athlete. The process is painful – my personal life suffers.
Most everybody who’s Italian is half Italian. Except me. I’m all Italian. I’m mostly Sicilian, and I have a little bit of Neapolitan in me. You get your full dose with me.
I don’t need bodyguards. I’m from the South Bronx.
The truth is, you know, we need our anodynes. You know that word, anodynes? We need that in life some times. A good warm bath can be one for you, or a whatever.
They say we die twice – once when the last breath leaves our body and once when the last person we know says our name.
I like women who can cook. That’s first. Love is very important, but you’ve got to have a friend first – you want to finally come to a point where you say that the women you’re with is also your friend.
I don’t think actors should ever expect to get a role, because the disappointment is too great. You’ve got to think of things as an opportunity. An audition’s an opportunity to have an audience.
I’m an actor, not a star. Stars are people who live in Hollywood and have heart-shaped swimming pools.
It surprised me, the feeling I got when I won the Oscar for ‘Scent of a Woman.’ It was a new feeling. I’d never felt it. I don’t see my Oscar much now. But when I first got it, there was a feeling for weeks afterward that I guess is akin to winning a gold medal in the Olympics.
You’ll never be alone if youвЂ™ve got a book.
At this point in my career, I don’t have to deal with audition rejections. So I get my rejection from other things. My children can make me feel rejected. They can humble you pretty quick.