51 Total Quotes

Nicolas Cage Quotes

I am not a demon. I am a lizard, a shark, a heat-seeking panther. I want to be Bob Denver on acid playing the accordion.
Nicolas Cage
#American Musician

At the time I agreed to do 'The Weather Man,' I was going through a divorce and I was trying to figure out how I could take a negative and turn it into a positive,
Nicolas Cage
#Divorce

I think I jump around more when I'm alone.
Nicolas Cage
#American Musician

I cry a lot. My emotions are very close to my surface. I don't want to hold anything in so it festers and turns into pus - a pustule of emotion that explodes into a festering cesspool of depression.
Nicolas Cage
#Depression

I'm sad about this, but we shouldn't have been married in the first place.
Nicolas Cage
#American Musician

When I received the script for 'The Weather Man,' I thought, 'Oh well, here's a parallel.' Sometimes I choose movies that help me do something positive with a negative emotion. And 'The Weather Man' was an opportunity to take this well of feeling that I had and just funnel it.
Nicolas Cage
#Man

I wanted to make an image for myself as an outlaw type. A kind of rock 'n' roll sensibility.
Nicolas Cage
#American Musician #Image

I wish I had learned more about it in high school, but they didn't put it in the history books. I have great respect for the Navajo Code Talkers and their heroic acts.
Nicolas Cage
#Books And Reading

I try to do as many stunts as they'll let me do. I think it's important for an audience to feel that the actor's really doing it.
Nicolas Cage
#American Musician #Audience

Well, you want to stay at my apartment?
Nicolas Cage
#Apartment

I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it.
Nicolas Cage
#Eternity

One of the first signs of being depressed is that you lose interest in things. That's why I think it is important to stay passionate.
Nicolas Cage
#American Musician #Interest

Don't lose the best thing in your life just because you are not sure.
Nicolas Cage
#Life

My father was always getting excited about something. It's genetically inside me somewhere.
Nicolas Cage
#American Musician #Fathers

I don't like it when people on the street say ''smile'' or ''cheer up.'' It's a real cheap line. I'm feeling good. I'm feeling real grateful for everything. It's a solid time in my life. When people say I look sad, they're wrong.
Nicolas Cage
#People #Gratitude

I was always shocked when I went to the doctor's office and they did my X-ray and didn't find that I had eight more ribs than I should have or that my blood was the color green.
Nicolas Cage
#American Musician #Office

Shock is still fun. I won't ever shut the door on it.
Nicolas Cage
#American Musician #Fun

As a teenager I was more of an anarchist, but now I want people to thrive and be harmonious.
Nicolas Cage
#American Musician #People

Passion is very important to me. If you stop enjoying things, you've got to look at it, because it can lead to all kinds of depressing scenarios.
Nicolas Cage
#American Musician #Enjoying

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
#American Musician

There's a fine line between the Method actor and the schizophrenic.
Nicolas Cage
#American Musician