40 Total Quotes

Tobey Maguire Quotes

People, photographers, people in the press can sometimes be inappropriate.
Tobey Maguire
#American Actor #People

I think women have the advantage over men - they tend to be much more in touch with their feelings and understand the dynamics of how relationships work. Men are much more cold-blooded and less willing to explore what makes a marriage or a relationship work. We like to deal in results and women are interested primarily in the process of the relationship, the little things which are actually the basics of how men and women interact.
Tobey Maguire
#Feelings

You live for those really great scenes where you almost feel that the film has gone beyond what was printed on the script pages and been raised to another level.
Tobey Maguire
#American Actor

If I wanted to go be social I would. I don't have any fear of that. I don't feel like I'm a shy person at all.
Tobey Maguire
#American Actor #Fear

I might have some character traits that some might see as innocence or naive. That's because I discovered peace and happiness in my soul. And with this knowledge, I also see the beauty of human life.
Tobey Maguire
#American Actor #Character

To me, the whole idea of fame and I think it can be a real test of somebody, of who they are. You know, 'cause some strange things happen. I've seen some peculiar things as far as a person just living their life.
Tobey Maguire
#American Actor #Fame

I'm going to try to stay buff as long as I can, but it takes a lot of discipline and staying away from your favorite junk food!
Tobey Maguire
#Discipline

I love exploring psychology and getting inside someone's head or exploring the dynamics of how couples behave, and I would love to continue finding projects where I have the chance to address those kinds of issues. And sometimes there are going to be moments in my life where I will probably want to play some wild or sick character just to shake things up. I can't just be that nice, reserved guy all the time!
Tobey Maguire
#Love

You're asking me to give insight into my personality or my philosophy of acting. I just don't think that deeply about it. What it means when I do this or that - I don't know. That's coming outside of myself. I prefer to live my life from inside of me, rather than come outside.
Tobey Maguire
#Acting And Actors

I think the greatest way to learn is to learn by someone's example.
Tobey Maguire
#American Actor #Example

Ride with the Devil
Tobey Maguire
#Devil

Do whatever you can to convince him to do the movie.
Tobey Maguire
#Convince

She's very, very talented. She's very appealing and beautiful. She has a womanly quality, but also a very fun girl quality, an innocence.
Tobey Maguire
#Fun

We bumped her around the first couple of weeks. But she was there to work and she was serious, so she earned her stripes.
Tobey Maguire
#Work

I know there's all this talk about my charisma deficit and I have to admit that I'm not a wild, in-your-face actor. It's not my nature to be flashy or extroverted and that's why I see it as a great challenge to me as an actor to be able to play against type and shake up people's perceptions of me.
Tobey Maguire
#Charisma

I'm so critical of my own work that it's difficult for me to disassociate myself and watch it as an audience.
Tobey Maguire
#American Actor #Work

I believe in a higher force that is within me.
Tobey Maguire
#American Actor #Force

The most attention I get is in a book store or video shop when I go to the foreign film section. Sometimes that can be fun, but usually those women want to talk about philosophy or something very dense. It's not like they're tearing off my shirt, you know.
Tobey Maguire
#American Actor

I'll go do films for three or four months and then I can't wait to go home to LA. And I complain about LA left and right, but then I always end up wanting to go home, you know?
Tobey Maguire
#American Actor #Home

If you're sitting in the audience, you probably can't see the preparation and work that goes into creating a great scene or a great part, but I can assure you that a good film depends on lot of different things falling perfectly into place.
Tobey Maguire
#American Actor #Preparation

I didn't read comics, didn't watch them on television. I was aware of the characters, probably ran around and pretended I was them.
Tobey Maguire
#American Actor