Nicolas Cage quotes

Born
January 7, 1964, Long Beach, California, U.S.

Occupation
Actor.

Nicolas Cage is an American actor.

There’s a fine line between the Method actor and the schizophrenic.
– Nicolas Cage

I’m up for anything that will get me to the truth of a performance.
– Nicolas Cage

I believe that there’s a way to question authority with manners, with dignity. There’s no reason to be rude about it.
– Nicolas Cage

I needed to change my name just to liberate myself and find out I could do it without walking into a Hollywood casting office with the name Coppola.
– Nicolas Cage

I want to always find new ways of reinventing myself.
– Nicolas Cage

Zoology has always been interesting to me. Nature is fascinating.
– Nicolas Cage

One of the pluses of getting older is you set some limits.
– Nicolas Cage

I think it’s no secret that I’ve tried to take chances in my career and also in my life, and I believe to not live in fear.
– Nicolas Cage

The end of the world is on people’s minds. We have the power to destroy or save ourselves, but the question is what do you do with that responsibility.
– Nicolas Cage

Acting is like any other art form, in that you have the option to go very big or go very small.
– Nicolas Cage

Hollywood didn’t know if I was an actor or a nut or if I was this crazy character I was playing. I had developed an image of being a little bit unusual, different and wild.
– Nicolas Cage

I wanted to make an image for myself as an outlaw type. A kind of rock ‘n’ roll sensibility.
– Nicolas Cage

Celebrity is a word I take great umbrage with. I’m actively anti-celebrity.
– Nicolas Cage

Sometimes people think I’m wearing a wig when I’m not wearing a wig, and then sometimes they think I’m not wearing a wig when I am wearing a wig.
– Nicolas Cage

You can’t make your choices based on what critics think. You have to make your choices based on what’s honest for you.
– Nicolas Cage

To be a good actor you have to be something like a criminal, to be willing to break the rules to strive for something new.
– Nicolas Cage

I happen to still like really dark, dramatic, fractured characters. They’re the reason I got into movies.
– Nicolas Cage