16 Total Quotes

Benicio Toro Quotes

I don't think I could be a foot soldier. I don't know if I could take orders too good. I'm a little lazy.
Benicio Toro
#American Actor

When some people get parts, they feel they can now relax, but for me it was always the opposite. Sometimes before I do a movie or before I act out a scene, I may not sleep well the night before. If I don't know what the scene is about, I might get all worked up.
Benicio Toro
#American Actor #People

Before I was ever in high school, I had dark circles under my eyes. The rumor was I was a junkie. I have dark circles under my eyes, deal with it.
Benicio Toro
#American Actor #Eyes

I trained as a theater actor and you had a bare stage and you had to pretend, one prop and you are in the middle of 8th Ave. and traffic is just going by.
Benicio Toro
#American Actor

I'm not Jack Nicholson. I'm not Brando. But I do mumble.
Benicio Toro
#Identity

There's a lot of Latinos right now, a lot of filmmakers and writers that are Latin too.
Benicio Toro
#American Actor

Raoul Duke: I wouldn't dare go to sleep with you wandering around with a head full of acid, wanting to slice me up with that goddamn knife. Dr. Gonzo: Who said anything about slicing you up, man. I just wanted to cut a little Z in your forehead."
Benicio Toro
#Sleep

You have to kill to survive. People have been doing it forever. I eat meat, and I eat fish. If I were on a deserted island I would need that to survive.
Benicio Toro
#American Actor

There are a lot of good actresses out there.
Benicio Toro
#American Actor

To be honest with you, I'd rather not be working. When you work, there are all sorts of deadlines and pressures. I like to do one thing and take my time to do the other one.
Benicio Toro
#American Actor

I listen to all types of music. I have been in Memphis recently, so I've been listening to some blues like Muddy Waters, and some early Elvis.
Benicio Toro
#American Actor

My goal as an actor has always been to reach a level where I can find a lot of interesting work, and I think I'm at that point now. The Oscar has given me a lot of recognition.
Benicio Toro
#American Actor

I've liked most of the films that I've been in and those are the kinds of films I like to see.
Benicio Toro
#American Actor

Hopefully, I can play both sides of the fence. That's probably what winning the Oscar gives me, the chance to do something with a studio and do other things that I really want to do.
Benicio Toro
#American Actor