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Michael Fassbender Quotes

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Michael Fassbender quotes

When I was four, I just wanted to drive, I collected toy cars. Where does that sort of thing come from? In hindsight you go, 'Oh, liked it because of this.' Maybe it's just the wheel.

What I find really interesting is to try and mix it up, to push myself and try different things. I don't want to stay in my comfort zone. I want to take risks and keep myself scared.

We did a lot of that in drama school: intellectualising and maybe justifying your position. 'I am a thinking actor and I have thought this through' - well, just do it. I much prefer the doing aspect.

We feel a lot of pressure about looking silly or appearing weak, whatever that means, or being a failure. You have to keep in your head: what's the worst that can happen?

Even if I'm playing a superhero, it has to be steeped in reality.

Everything I put my name to and take part in, I want to be good. That's not saying it will always happen. But I want to make bold choices.

'Hunger' definitely changed my life, in terms of being recognized by filmmakers, since that was very much a filmmakers' film.

I keep everything very simple. I like telling stories.

People are complicated. Our behavior towards one another is strange. So I like opportunities to investigate that.

I'm always interested in trying to investigate different personalities. I want to keep myself guessing and keep the fear element alive, so that I don't get too comfortable.

Any good kitchen should be stocked up in oysters, shouldn't they?

I always approach film as a fan.

I don't think peroxide-blond hair is a beneficial look for me.

I take my work seriously but I can't take myself too seriously. I'm in such a crazy privileged position.

I'm fairly competitive.

I've always been more inclined to go out to work than carry on with academic studies.

It's more interesting isn't it, if I've got a hedonistic dark side?

My goal was for acting to become my main income. I would say to myself, 'I'm good enough.' That became my mantra.

Nobody wants to hear Metallica at lunchtime.

The arts are very alive in Ireland, so that had its influence on me. But I consider myself European, really.