Robert Downey Jr. Quotes...

Who doesn’t know Robert Downey Jr., acted as Iron Man in Marvel Cinematic Universe’s movies???. We really doubt if the answer is yes. Robert John Downey Jr. is a world-famous American actor born on April 4, 1965, in  Manhattan, New York. He made his acting debut at the age of five in his father Robert Downey Sr.’s film Pound.  Though Downey appeared in a wide variety of films, he is best known for his roles in ‘Iron Man,’ ‘The Avengers‘, ‘Sherlock Holmes‘ and ‘Chaplin‘. Today he is one of the highest-paid actors in the industry.

Sadly, Downey had been introduced to drugs at the age of six by his father, a drug addict, and developed a full-fledged addiction as he headed into his 20s. His drug-related problems escalated from 1996 to 2001, leading to arrests, rehab visits, and incarcerations. Downey achieved sobriety in 2003 and began rebuilding his career.

After a comeback in industry, Downey was cast in a number of leading and supporting roles, but in 2008, he achieved critical acclaim and worldwide box office success for his title role of Iron Man. Since then, his films have grossed over $5.8 billion in North America and over $14.4 billion worldwide, making Downey the second-highest-grossing box-office star of all time both domestically and worldwide. Downey received a number of prestigious awards including BAFTA and Golden Globe Awards.

The life of Downey, full of challenges and opportunities has a lot to inspire us. His confident, humble and charismatic personality with giving back behavior differs him from other celebrities.

Robert Downey Jr. Quotes

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

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

- Robert Downey Jr.
I know who I am.

I know who I am.

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

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

- Robert Downey Jr.
To me, friendship means loving tolerance.

To me, friendship means loving tolerance.

- Robert Downey Jr.
Job one is to get out of that cave. A lot of people do get out but don’t change.

Job one is to get out of that cave. A lot of people do get out but don’t change.

- Robert Downey Jr.
Nothing will serve you better than a strong work ethic. Nothing!

Nothing will serve you better than a strong work ethic. Nothing!

- Robert Downey Jr.
Acting is always a challenge.

Acting is always a challenge.

- Robert Downey Jr.
People rise out of the ashes because, at some point, they are invested with a...

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.
Acting is the most wildly overpaid position imaginable.

Acting is the most wildly overpaid position imaginable.

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

The higher the stakes, the happier I am, the better I will be.

- Robert Downey Jr.
I think life changes every year.

I think life changes every year.

- Robert Downey Jr.
Discipline for me is about respect...

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.
sometimes you just gotta be drop-kicked out of the nest.

Sometimes you just gotta be drop-kicked out of the nest.

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

Remember that just because you hit bottom doesn’t mean you have to stay there.

- Robert Downey Jr.
I think it’s miraculous that anybody survives themselves.

I think it’s miraculous that anybody survives themselves.

- Robert Downey Jr.
I know very little about acting. I'm just an incredibly gifted faker.

I know very little about acting. I’m just an incredibly gifted faker.

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

The lesson is that you can still make mistakes and be forgiven.

- Robert Downey Jr.
Look, even bad years are pretty good years, I think.

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

- Robert Downey Jr.
Do I want to be a hero to my son? No. I would like to be a very real human being.

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.
Life is just so painful and messy and hard and worth it and all that stuff.

Life is just so painful and messy and hard and worth it and all that stuff.

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

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.

Listen, smile, agree, and then do whatever you were gonna do anyway.

- Robert Downey Jr.