Top 35 Inspiring Robert Downey Jr. Quotes On Decisions

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Robert John Downey Jr. is an American singer and actor. He was already successful and popular in his youth but he faced a period of substance abuse and other legal troubles. But in his middle age, he bounced back with commercial success. Downey was known as one of Hollywood’s highest paid actors for three consecutive years. Here are some Robert Downey quotes to inspire you to make the right choice.

Inspiring Robert Downey Jr. Quotes

“Worrying is like praying for something that you don’t want to happen.” Robert Downey Jr.

“Listen, smile, agree and then do whatever you were gonna do anyway.” Robert Downey Jr.

“Do I want to be a hero to my son? No. I would like to be a very real human being. That’s hard enough.” Robert Downey Jr.


“Sometimes you just gotta be drop-kicked out of the nest.” Robert Downey Jr.

“The lesson is that you can still make mistakes and be forgiven.” Robert Downey Jr.

“I know very little about acting. I am just an incredibly gifted faker.” Robert Downey Jr.

“Look, even bad years are pretty good years, I think.”


“For years I took pride in being resilient.” Robert Downey Jr.

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“It doesn’t matter whether or not you can act. If you can go into a room and make these sweaters want you, that’s what’ll get you the job.” Robert Downey Jr.

“You need to know what to do when the sun is not shining.” Robert Downey Jr.


“I think you end up doing the stuff you were supposed to do at the time you were supposed to do it.” Robert Downey Jr.

“I think that we all do heroic things, but hero is not a noun, it’s a verb.” Robert Downey Jr.

“I think that the power is the principle. The principle of moving forward, as though you have the confidence to move forward, eventually gives you confidence when you look back and see what you’ve done.” Robert Downey Jr.

“I think life changes every year.”


“I guess the issue for me is to keep things dynamic.” Robert Downey Jr.

“Acting is always a challenge.” Robert Downey Jr.

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“I’m coming from a place of total strength and humility now.” Robert Downey Jr.


“With a terrible script, you hustle and try to make it better. But with a good script it can be trouble because you rest on your laurels, so to speak, you think it’s going to translate easily.” Robert Downey Jr.

“There are some parents who have really done it right and told their kid, You know, we have this dough, none of this is for you. You have to get your own.” Robert Downey Jr.

“All I want, and I think all any parent with a semblance of a moral psychology wants, is for my kid to have his own experience, uninhibited.” Robert Downey Jr.

“To me, friendship means loving tolerance.”


“Remember that just because you hit bottom doesn’t mean you have to stay there.” Robert Downey Jr.

“I don’t need an Iron Man suit.” Robert Downey Jr.

“I know who I am.” Robert Downey Jr.

“I am in the continual process of transcending fear. ” Robert Downey Jr.

“You have to let go of the things that are darling to you. You have to take the focus off yourself and put it on the shape of the scene and the intention of what everyone else needs.” Robert Downey Jr.

“Nothing will serve you better than a strong work ethic. Nothing.” Robert Downey Jr.

“One must always be mindful.”


“I think it’s good to be confident. If I’m not on my team why should anybody else be?” Robert Downey Jr.

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“The higher the stakes, the happier I am, the better I will be.” Robert Downey Jr.

“I have a sense of destiny that you are led to the things you are supposed to do.” Robert Downey Jr.

“People rise out of the ashes because, at some point, they are invested with a belief in the possibility of triumph over seemingly impossible odds.” Robert Downey Jr.

“Growing up is something that you do your whole life. I want to always feel that I can be a kid if I want.” Robert Downey Jr.

“Discipline for me is about respect. It’s not even about self-respect; it’s about respect for life and all it offers.” Robert Downey Jr.

“At the end of the day, anything I think I’m sacrificing I’m just giving up because it makes me feel better.” Robert Downey Jr.

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