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30 Incredible Nicolas Cage Quotes



The Best Nicolas Cage Quotes

Nicolas Cage is an American actor and filmmaker. Cage landed his first film role in 1982’s ‘Fast Times at Ridgemont High’, and from that time has worked in such films as ‘Face/Off’ and ‘Ghost Rider’. 

Cage has been nominated for numerous major awards and won an ‘Academy Award’ for Best Actor for his starring role in the film “Leaving Las Vegas”.

Here’s a collection of the most incredible Nicolas Cage quotes:


30 Incredible Nicolas Cage Quotes

1. “I care about the connection with the audience. Film is such a powerful medium. Movies can change the way people think.” – Nicolas Cage

2. “I know what it’s like to meet someone you admire and have them be a complete jerk.” – Nicolas Cage

3. “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

4. “I’ve always maintained that I see myself as a student. There’s always something to learn and be challenged by and hopefully grow from.” – Nicolas Cage

5. “Picasso said, ‘Art is a lie that tells the truth.’ What if you just want to tell the truth and not lie about it?” – Nicolas Cage

6. “When I work, I really try to get absorbed in the character. Unless I want to do something playful with the camera, I’m not too worried about where the camera is or positions.” – Nicolas Cage

7. “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


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8. “I have eclectic tastes in the movies I want to do.” – Nicolas Cage


9. “I think I’ve spent more time in front of a camera than off camera. That’s just the way it is.” – Nicolas Cage

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10. “I’ve always had a soft spot for comic books. I learned to read from them. The words in them were so interesting.” – Nicolas Cage

11. “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

12. “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

13. “I always say, “Well if you think it’s over the top, then tell me where the top is first. I don’t think anyone can, but if you can tell me where the top is, then I’ll tell you whether or not I’m over it.” – Nicolas Cage

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

15. “I love all animals. I have a fascination with fish, birds, whales – sentient life – insects, reptiles.” – Nicolas Cage

16. “I’m going to steal the Declaration of Independence.” – Nicolas Cage

17. “My definition of a father is someone who empowers their children.” – Nicolas Cage


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18. “Those who have the ability to take action have the responsibility to take action.” – Nicolas Cage


19. “Every great story seems to begin with a snake.” – Nicolas Cage

20. “I got a little tired of movies where I had to shoot people. I got to thinking about the power of film and what that power is. The power is in fact that it really can change people’s minds.” – Nicolas Cage

21. “I like to work with young people because young people haven’t had their dreams kicked out of them yet. They’re full of confidence and imagination and vision and when they score, that all get’s empowered.” – Nicolas Cage

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22. “I would like to find a way to embrace what Led Zeppelin did, in filmmaking.” – Nicolas Cage

23. “Most of my favorite moments in film have been when I’ve had an opportunity to say something from scratch, something original, whether I jotted down a few lines or it came out in improvisation.” – Nicolas Cage

24. “Some things are true whether you believe in them or not.” – Nicolas Cage

25. “Actors have an opportunity to use storytelling as a way to solve pain.” – Nicolas Cage

26. “I don’t think movies are the reason why this violence exists, I think it’s going to happen whether movies are there or not.” – Nicolas Cage

27. “I like both Blu-ray and DVD, but Blu-ray gives you more options.” – Nicolas Cage


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28. “I wasn’t any good at romance. I was a total nerd. My thing is, I was just too romantic. I was the romantic goofball. I wasn’t cynical enough or harsh enough. I cared too much, so I always made a fool out of myself.” – Nicolas Cage


29. “If you have people that totally support you and have your back, I feel like you have all the confidence in the world, and you believe that you can do things that most people can’t achieve. I feel that’s really important.” – Nicolas Cage

30. “Science fiction is a way that I can go into the abstract, go into the imagination, and audiences are still willing to go along for the ride.” – Nicolas Cage



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Zisilia Alvsa is a writer for Wealthy Gorilla. Friends often call her Zii. She is a girl from Jakarta, Indonesia who currently lives in Bali. Zii loves photography and travelling.

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