35 Best Leonardo Dicaprio Quotes From The Hollywood Actor And Environmental Activist

Deepthi Reddy
Dec 12, 2023 By Deepthi Reddy
Originally Published on Jan 11, 2021
Edited by Isobel Murphy
Premiere of the film "Once Upon A Time In Hollywood" during the 72nd Cannes Film Festival.

Leonardo DiCaprio (born Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio) was one of Hollywood’s leading performers in the '90s.

Leonardo DiCaprio first acted in a children’s television show at the age of five. He started regularly appearing on a series of television shows in 1990.

DiCaprio's rise started with a recurring role in the American television series 'Growing Pains' in 1991. Leonardo also made his big-screen debut in a low-budget horror film, 'Critters 3', in the same year.

He then went on to achieve huge success, receiving an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in 'What’s Eating Gilbert Grape' (1993). His role in Baz Luhrmann’s take on William Shakespeare’s 'Romeo And Juliet' (1996), a classic love story, made him a teen heartthrob.

Here are some of the best Leonardo DiCaprio quotes, if you like these Leonardo DiCaprio quotes, please check out these Brad Pitt quotesand'Titanic' quotes too.

Best Leonardo DiCaprio Quotes

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Leonardo DiCaprio, or Leo, was born on 11 November 1974 in Los Angeles, California. Apart from his incredible movie career, Leo spent his much of his wealth on philanthropic projects. Here are some Leonardo DiCaprio quotesto energize you towards success.

1.“If you have done the very best you can. worrying won’t make it any better. if you want to be successful, respect one rule.”

- Leonardo DiCaprio.

2.“Only you and you alone can change your situation. Don’t blame it on anything or anyone.”

-Leonardo DiCaprio.

3.“I’m not the kind of person who tries to be cool or trendy, I’m definitely an individual.”


4.“I get a friend to travel with me… I need somebody to bring me back to who I am. It’s hard to be alone.”

Leonardo DiCaprio.

5.“Everybody has gone through something that has changed them in a way that they could never go back to the person they once were.”

-Leonardo DiCaprio

6.“Wrong connection will give you shock throughout your life, but the right one will light up your life.”

Leonardo DiCaprio.

7.“I’ve always been spontaneous and outgoing… I’ve tried lots of things so I’ve got some good life experiences, which is great ’cause it means I’ve got lots of material to work with as an actor.”

-Leonardo DiCaprio.

Environmental Quotes By Leonardo DiCaprio

DiCaprio is one of the world's most famous environmental activists. He established the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation in 1998, addressing environmental issues.

Even his famous Leonardo DiCaprio Oscar speech was all about urging action on climate change, it was full of Leonardo DiCaprio climate change quotes. Take a look at these Leonardo DiCaprio quotes on climate change which reflect his love for the environment.

8."We only get one planet."

-Leonardo DiCaprio.

9."My friends, this body - perhaps more than any other gathering in human history - now faces that difficult task."

-Leonardo DiCaprio.

10."Honored delegates, leaders of the world, I pretend for a living."

-Leonardo DiCaprio.

11."Protecting our future on this planet depends on the conscious evolution of our species."

-Leonardo DiCaprio.

12."And now it's your turn - the time to answer the greatest challenge of our existence on this planet is now."

-Leonardo DiCaprio.

Popular Leonardo DiCaprio Quotes

Leo is a very imaginative person with a positive attitude. He gained a wide audience with his hugely popular films. Given below are a few Leonardo DiCaprio quotes on life.

13."Everywhere I go, somebody is staring at me, I don't know if people are staring because they recognize me or because they think I'm a weirdo."

-Leonardo DiCaprio.

14.“Don’t think for a moment that I’m really like any of the characters I’ve played. I’m not. That’s why it’s called ‘acting’.”

-Leonardo DiCaprio.

15."To believe in love, to be ready to give up anything for it, to be willing to risk your life for it, is the ultimate tragedy.

-Leonardo DiCaprio.

16."The best thing about acting is that I get to lose myself in another character and actually get paid for it... It's a great outlet. I'm not really sure who I am - it seems I change every day."

-Leonardo DiCaprio.

17.“If you can do what you do best and be happy, you're further along in life than most people.”

-Leonardo DiCaprio.

18.“I really am motivated by being able to work with great people and create a body of work that I can look back and be proud of."

-Leonardo DiCaprio.

19.“The good thing about acting is that it always keeps you on your toes… It’s not like any other job where you can go in and do the same thing as yesterday.”

Leonardo DiCaprio.

Leonardo DiCaprio Movie Quotes

Leo is iconic on the big screen with movies such as 'Titanic', 'The Aviator', 'The Wolf Of Wall Street' and 'The Revenant'. Here are a few Leonardo DiCaprio famous quotes from movies, including 'Gilbert Grape' quotes.

20."The wind cannot defeat a tree with strong roots."

-Leonardo DiCaprio, 'The Revenant'.

21."I want you to deal with your problems by becoming rich!"

-Leonardo DiCaprio, 'The Wolf Of WallStreet'.

22."Gilbert Grape: Where's Arnie?

Arnie Grape: You can't find me!"

- 'What’s Eating Gilbert Grape'

Leonardo DiCaprio 'Titanic' Quotes

James Cameron’s epic 'Titanic' (1997) movie found international stardom for Leo. Here are a few quotes by Jack Dawson (played by Leonardo DiCaprio) from the movie.

23.“I'm the king of the world!”

-Leonardo Dicaprio, 'Titanic'.

24.“Promise me you’ll survive. That you won’t give up, no matter what happens. No matter how hopeless.”

-Leonardo Dicaprio, 'Titanic'.

25.“I don’t know about you, but I intend to write a strongly worded letter to the White Star Line about all of this.”

-Leonardo Dicaprio, 'Titanic'.

Leonardo DiCaprio 'Django' Quotes

Leonardo DiCaprio is well known for his portrayals of experimental and complex characters in Hollywood movies. Here are a few best quotes from Calvin Candie (played by Leo) for you.

26.“Everybody stop antagonizing my guest.”

-Leonardo DiCaprio, 'Django'.

27.“Gentleman, you had my curiosity, now you have my attention.”

-Leonardo DiCaprio, 'Django'.

28.“Django and his friend in gray here, Dr. Schultz, are customers. And they are our guests, Stephen.”

-Leonardo DiCaprio, 'Django'.

Leonardo DiCaprio Funny Quotes

These quotes express the comic side of Leonardo DiCaprio.

29."School, I never truly got the knack of. I could never focus on things I didn't want to learn."

- Leonardo DiCaprio.

30."I certainly don't eat raw bison liver on a regular basis."

- Leonardo DiCaprio.

31."My dad's probably one of the kindest people in the world. When I was younger that's not how I was- I was a little spoiled brat."

-Leonardo DiCaprio.

'The Beach' Leonardo DiCaprio Quotes

Dicaprio's selection of quotes in the movieswill show you what it takes to achieve success. Here are a few quotes from Leo, in the role of Richard in 'The Beach', for you.

32.“Anywhere you go, desire is desire. The sun cannot bleach it, nor the tide wash it away.”

-Leonardo DiCaprio, 'The Beach'.

33.“I just feel like everyone tries to do something different, but you always wind up doing the same damn thing.”

-Leonardo DiCaprio, 'The Beach'.

'Blood Diamond' Quotes

Below are a few quotes from Danny Archer (played by Leonardo DiCaprio) in 'Blood Diamond' just for you.

34."You take your boy home, yeah?"

-Leonardo DiCaprio, 'Blood Diamond'.

35."Back home they call it 'bling bling' here they call it 'bling bang'."

-Leonardo DiCaprio, 'Blood Diamond'.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for the best Leonardo Dicaprio quotes from the Hollywood actor and environmental activist, then why not take a look at these Julia Roberts quotes, or Heath Ledger quotes too?

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Written by Deepthi Reddy

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Deepthi ReddyMaster of Business Administration

With an MBA under her belt, Deepthi has discovered her true calling in content writing. Her writing repertoire is diverse, covering travel, movies, pet care, parenting, animals and birds, and more. Her joy of learning and creating has helped her craft well-written and engaging articles. When she isn't writing, Deepthi enjoys exploring new cultures, trying different foods, and spending quality time with her two children aged 7 and 12.

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