Johnny Depp quotes

Born
June 9, 1963, Owensboro, Kentucky, U.S.

Occupation
Actor.

Johnny Depp is an American actor, producer, and musician, depp has challenged himself by playing larger-than-life roles. Depp is regarded as one of the world’s biggest film stars.

Escapism is survival to me.
– Johnny Depp
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
– Johnny Depp
I think the thing to do is enjoy the ride while you’re on it.
– Johnny Depp
You grow up a bit damaged or broken then you have some success but you don’t know how to feel good about the work you’re doing or the life you’re leading.
– Johnny Depp
Trips to the dentist – I like to postpone that kind of thing.
– Johnny Depp
There’s a drive in me that won’t allow me to do certain things that are easy.
– Johnny Depp
I made odd noises as a child. Just did weird things, like turn off light switches twice. I think my parents thought I had Tourette’s syndrome.
– Johnny Depp
I still approach a scene as one would approach a solo. There’s nothing set or pat.
– Johnny Depp
How many chances to you get to make a musical about a serial killer? The minute Tim Burton approached me, I was in.
– Johnny Depp
Puberty was very vague. I literally locked myself in a room and played guitar.
– Johnny Depp
You use your money to buy privacy because during most of your life you aren’t allowed to be normal.
– Johnny Depp
I did do a film that I refer to as ‘The Unpronounceable’ by a guy named Yvan Attal with Charlotte Gainsbourg. I had a bit part in there. That was quite fun, doing scenes in French.
– Johnny Depp
Wes Craven was the guy who gave me my start, from my perspective, for almost no reason in particular.
– Johnny Depp
I moved from Kentucky to Miramar, Florida, at about 8. I think I was in second grade. I still had my Southern accent, and down there, you got to experience a melting pot in full fury. All the kids I hung out with were, like, Sicilian kids from Jersey and New York.
– Johnny Depp
Me, I’m dishonest, and you can always trust a dishonest man to be dishonest. Honestly, it’s the honest ones you have to watch out for.
– Johnny Depp
I started out printing silk screen t-shirts. I sold ink pens. I worked construction. I worked at a gas station. I pumped gas. I was a mechanic for a little bit. I went into sewers, down into sewer lines. I had a lot of somewhat unpleasant gigs for a time there.
– Johnny Depp
I never wanted to be the guy people looked at. I don’t think of myself as being a celebrity; it’s too mortifying.
– Johnny Depp
I guess I’m attracted to these off beat roles because my life has been a bit abnormal. The only thing I have a problem with is being labeled.
– Johnny Depp
Life’s pretty good, and why wouldn’t it be? I’m a pirate, after all.
– Johnny Depp
I am doing things that are true to me. The only thing I have a problem with is being labeled.
– Johnny Depp
There’s always that moment on every movie where you just go, ‘Okay, this is that moment. I’m about to potentially fall flat on my face, and I might as well just dive in and see what happens.’
– Johnny Depp
The term ‘serious actor’ is kind of an oxymoron, isn’t it? Like ‘Republican party’ or ‘airplane food.’
– Johnny Depp
When you’re confined to a TV series, and you have to play one character, it can make you insane. But it didn’t affect me. I got out in time.
– Johnny Depp
The commercial flight thing, it just gets a little weird when you’re standing in line and suddenly you’re not just a guy standing in line anymore – you become sort of ‘novelty boy.’
– Johnny Depp
What I love to do is paint people’s faces, y’know, their eyes. Because you want to find that emotion, see what’s going on behind their eyes.
– Johnny Depp
It’s funny, because what happens to me when I read a script, when something grabs hold of me, I start getting these flashes of people or places or things or images.
– Johnny Depp
People say I make strange choices, but they’re not strange for me. My sickness is that I’m fascinated by human behavior, by what’s underneath the surface, by the worlds inside people.
– Johnny Depp
I’m an old-fashioned guy… I want to be an old man with a beer belly sitting on a porch, looking at a lake or something.
– Johnny Depp
I don’t pretend to be captain weird. I just do what I do.
– Johnny Depp
When kids hit one year old, it’s like hanging out with a miniature drunk. You have to hold onto them. They bump into things. They laugh and cry. They urinate. They vomit.
– Johnny Depp
I don’t know if I can relax. Relax, I can’t do. My brain, on idle, is a bad thing. I just get weird. I mean, not weird. I get, I get antsy.
– Johnny Depp
I was angry and frustrated until I started my own family and my first child was born. Until then I didn’t really appreciate life the way I should have, but fortunately I woke up.
– Johnny Depp
With Ed Wood, it was this sort of blending of Ronald Reagan, the Tin Man from ‘The Wizard of Oz,’ and Casey Kasem.
– Johnny Depp
At my very core, I’m pretty shy. I just happen to have a weird job.
– Johnny Depp
I like the challenge of trying different things and wondering whether it’s going to work or whether I’m going to fall flat on my face.
– Johnny Depp
It’s such a funny thing when you see your daughter transitioning from your baby, your little girl, to suddenly being a young woman. If you’re not really looking for it, you can miss it, and Lily-Rose is on that road already, and there’s nothing I can do to stop it.
– Johnny Depp
America is dumb. It’s like a dumb puppy that has big teeth that can bite and hurt you – aggressive. My daughter is four; my boy is one. I’d like them to see America as a toy – a broken toy. Investigate it a little, check it out, get this feeling, and then get out.
– Johnny Depp
I pretty much try to stay in a constant state of confusion just because of the expression it leaves on my face.
– Johnny Depp
Anything I’ve done up till May 27th 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life.
– Johnny Depp
Everything is just very, very blurry. I’ve never had proper vision.
– Johnny Depp
Am I a romantic? I’ve seen ‘Wuthering Heights’ ten times. I’m a romantic.
– Johnny Depp
Prior to ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ – the first one in 2003 – I had been essentially known within the confines of Hollywood as box office poison, you know what I’m saying? You know, I basically had built a career on 20 years of failures.
– Johnny Depp
I don’t go anywhere without a book by James Joyce called ‘Finnegan’s Wake.’
– Johnny Depp
I was the guy who had been bouncing around the film industry for years, and I’d been lucky if five or 10 people would see my movies, so Captain Jack did a big flip for my career.
– Johnny Depp
I have a place that I get to go to in the Bahamas. It’s the only place that guarantees total anonymity and freedom.
– Johnny Depp
People will say a movie bombed at the box office but I couldn’t care less.
– Johnny Depp