50 Inspirational Daniel Craig Quotes On His Success

Daniel Craig is a British-American actor who’s gained world-wide success through the James Bond series, starting from 2006, and filming his final movie in 2021. From 2007 through now, Daniel Craig is active in charitable work and humanitarian efforts.

These inspirational quotes from Daniel Craig are part of Addicted2success’ celebration of his successes!

Below are 50 inspirational quotes from Daniel Craig

1. “I don’t say: ‘can’t do that’, ‘won’t do that’. I’ve never thought in that way about work.” – Daniel Craig

2. “There’s a conscious decision to everything I do.” – Daniel Craig

3. “A secret is a secret in my mind.” – Daniel Craig

4. “Being on your own would be sad, sick and weird. I don’t trust myself. I need that balance.” – Daniel Craig

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5. “I know it’s surprising, but there is a generation of people who haven’t seen a Bond movie. They aren’t even sure what it is. I want to entertain them as much as anyone else.” – Daniel Craig

6. “I have to be myself.” – Daniel Craig

7. “The idea of regretting not doing this seemed insane to me. Sitting in the corner at a bar at age 60, saying: ‘I could’ve been Bond. Buy me a drink.’ That’s the saddest place I could be. At least now at 60 I can say: ‘I was Bond. Get me a glass of wine.’” – Daniel Craig

8. “When you read a novel, your own imagery is the most important. It’s what makes reading such a wonderful thing.” – Daniel Craig


9. “You get used to the rejection and you don’t take it personally.” – Daniel Craig


10. “[About Bond Movies] I’ve loved every single second of these movies, and especially this one because I’ve gotten up every morning and I’ve had the chance to work with you guys. And that has been one of the greatest honors of my life.” – Daniel Craig

11. “My own role models are people who have a moral compass. People who have the courage of their convictions: great journalists, writers, artists… Don’t confuse role models with heroes.” – Daniel Craig

12. “I’ve always loved to dress up a bit and show off.” – Daniel Craig

13. “It’s not like I was trying to be sexy but I had to get fit because I had to be able to do stunts. Bond would look like an ordinary man if he took off his clothes. I thought the only way to do that was to work out and get fit and buff and get physically into shape.” – Daniel Craig

14. “At some point, life starts to pass you by and becomes about avoidance. I want to stay clear from that situation, because I don’t like that.” – Daniel Craig

15. “I have never played a role in which someone’s dark side shouldn’t be explored.” – Daniel Craig

16. “I stopped worrying about being desired a long time ago.” – Daniel Craig

17. “I love that my friends are all freaks.” – Daniel Craig

18. “There’s always going to be someone with a bigger toy than yours.” – Daniel Craig

19. “Anybody can leap off a building.” – Daniel Craig


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21. “You need to impress me, outwit me, compete with me? Go ahead, knock yourself out, I have no problem with that at all.” – Daniel Craig

22. “Even the worst Bond movies, there’s something to love about them.” – Daniel Craig

23. “I used to think the press was a necessary evil and now I don’t think it is. I think it’s something you choose.” – Daniel Craig

24. “As a kid, I kind of spent my life being amazed by being tricked. It’s a pleasure to be tricked. I still love it today.” – Daniel Craig

25. “My mother gave me a real kick toward cooking, which was that if I wanted to eat, I’d better know how to do it myself.” – Daniel Craig

26. “I take my work seriously.” – Daniel Craig


27. “It’s a huge challenge, a huge responsibility. Bond is one of the most iconic characters in film history. These opportunities don’t come along very often so I thought, ‘Why not?’” – Daniel Craig


28. “He knows that you have ability and what he does is he manipulates it and sort of empowers you.” – Daniel Craig

29. “I’ve always retained my privacy, but now I protect it even more.” – Daniel Craig

30. “As soon as someone tells me: ‘You’re rather sexy,’ I wish I could disappear. If somebody says: ‘You were voted the world’s sexiest man,’ I have no idea what that means. How do I respond? ‘Thank you’ is the best you can do. George Clooney is the world’s sexiest man, anyway.” – Daniel Craig

31. “I just think that the collective experience of going to see a film is something you can’t recreate.” – Daniel Craig

32. “I genuinely believe that if you want to get in the film business, get in the film business.” – Daniel Craig

33. “I don’t care about how much other actors get.” – Daniel Craig

34. “I want people to treat me as normally as they can. Anybody who doesn’t, I feel awkward with.” – Daniel Craig

35. “Sometimes shooting on a smaller scale, as long as things don’t blow out of proportion, is very liberating.” – Daniel Craig

36. “Suits are looked at more now as a business thing which is kind of a shame. If you’re not wearing it just for work, you should try and trick it up a bit.” – Daniel Craig

37. “I know what I like in other actors: truth. That’s the best. It makes you say, ‘OK, I’ll go with you on this.’” – Daniel Craig

38. “Things need shaking up politically, culturally.” – Daniel Craig

39. “I like going to the gym every day because I’m in physiotherapy every day.” – Daniel Craig

40. “The genuine truth, and I do think about this a lot, is that I’m one of the least competitive people you’ll ever meet. Except with myself.” – Daniel Craig


41. “You’ve got to live your life, you’ve got to enjoy it.” – Daniel Craig


42. “I know in my life there’s stuff that will come back because I haven’t dealt with it, and it’s the same with everybody.” – Daniel Craig

43. “I’m potentially worth a lot of money, but I’ve got to go and make something that’s worth a lot of money.” – Daniel Craig

44. “I don’t care what other people are doing.” – Daniel Craig

45. “I’m definitely not satisfied about my career. I don’t know how you can be, it’s the very nature of things.” – Daniel Craig

46. “I’ve always reverted to a sense of childhood, just in everyday life.” – Daniel Craig

47. “The truth is, I don’t have any problem with journalists – I count some of them as friends – also some of my heroes are journalists, I’m a big fan of Robert Fisk – great people or crazy people who are prepared to stand up for what’s right.” – Daniel Craig

48. “When you’re making movies you’ve got to get obsessive.” – Daniel Craig

49. “I find it very easy playing Bond. I think he’s hilarious. He gets himself into some extraordinarily funny situations.” – Daniel Craig

50. “I’m obsessive enough about getting fit, it’s ridiculous. I’m 40 now, and I’ve got to stop doing it soon. I have to start getting fat and old!” – Daniel Craig


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