44+ Best Danny DeVito Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Daniel Michael DeVito Jr. is an American actor, director, producer, and filmmaker. DeVito had his big break when he starred in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975). He gained prominence for his portrayal of the taxi dispatcher Louie De Palma in the television series Taxi, which won him a Golden Globe Award and an Emmy Award. Iconic Danny DeVito quotes will fire up your brain and inspire you to look at life differently while making you laugh.

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Most Famous Danny DeVito Quotes

There are two dilemmas that rattle the human skull: How do you hang on to someone who won’t stay? And how do you get rid of someone who won’t go? – Danny DeVito

It’s just an ice bucket with a bottle in it. The two flute glasses are little tray. I got to shut the curtains. I’m in my boxer shorts and shirt. I’m going to take a bath and go to bed. But I want to shut the blinds so it’s really dark in the room. – Danny DeVito

We don’t even know if we’re in this room. We could be in a turtle’s dream in outer space. – Danny DeVito

I’ve been to the Leaning Tower of Pisa. It’s a tower, and it’s leaning. You look at it, but nothing happens, so then you look for someplace to get a sandwich. – Danny DeVito

Even if one doesn’t smoke pot, one has to see the benefits of decriminalizing it. – Danny DeVito

We did ‘Erin Brockovich,’ we did ‘Man on the Moon,’ we did ‘Living Out Loud,’ but now I’m going to keep going. – Danny DeVito

It’s unfortunate that the entire country is a racist country. We’re living in a country that discriminates, and has certain racist tendencies. – Danny DeVito

What you do with it and things like that, but I basically chose this after I read it because I thought it was different and funny and unique and dark – things that I like to do. – Danny DeVito

The son has always felt like he was a footnote in one of the stories the father tells. The father is an amazing storyteller and one of the tales that he tells is how he met his wife. – Danny DeVito

In this movie, you have all the things you love from Tim. All the magic and the whimsy and the surreal, but he also has a fantastic story of a father and son that really gets under your skin. – Danny DeVito

It doesn’t care whether I’m good enough. It doesn’t care whether I snore or not. It doesn’t care which God I pray to. There are only three things with that kind of unconditional acceptance: Dogs, donuts, and money. – Danny DeVito

When we get out of this, I’m gonna shove my fist right into your ass, hard and fast Not in the sexual way! In the ‘I am pissed off’ sort of way. – Danny DeVito

The whole point of love is to put someone else’s needs above your own. – Danny DeVito

The choices we make, dictate the lives we lead. – Danny DeVito

Christmas is a good excuse to eat everything. – Danny DeVito

A tree falls the way it leans. Be careful the way you lean. – Danny DeVito

I don’t look ahead. I’m right here with you. It’s a good way to be. – Danny DeVito

It’s fun to be on the edge. I think you do your best work when you take chances, when you’re not safe, when you’re not in the middle of the road, at least for me, anyway. – Danny DeVito

Everybody needs money. That’s why they call it money. – Danny DeVito

I’ll tell you one thing, it’s a cruel, cruel world. – Danny DeVito

A bad salesman will automatically drop his price. Bad salesmen make me sick. – Danny DeVito

In order for the light of gratitude and happiness to shine so brightly, the darkness of how it could be worse must be present. – Danny DeVito

America’s racist, so what do you expect. – Danny DeVito

I don’t know. I think it’s funny! I think it’s funny! I go, what? It’s so absurd. I’m alone. – Danny DeVito

A lot of it revolves around food with me because a lot of my life does in a way. – Danny DeVito

I climbed like a billion stairs… it’s not like I can take them two at a time. – Danny DeVito

Of course, I’ve got lawyers. They are like nuclear weapons, I’ve got em ’cause everyone else has. But as soon as you use them, they screw everything up. – Danny DeVito

I’m shooting in Brooklyn, we’ve got all kinds of crap going on, and I’m all alone now in a big hotel suite that you can’t believe the size of it and a thing sticks in my foot and I just think it’s the funniest thing that’s ever happened to me. – Danny DeVito

So, you pick this stuff here and this stuff there and then you see things in certain ways and you start visualizing and thank God I get the chance to do this. It’s really the greatest thing in the whole wide world. – Danny DeVito

I love going to all kinds of movies, I screen DVDs in my house, but I go to the theatre a lot in the afternoon. I don’t get bugged because there aren’t many people around. – Danny DeVito

I’m always studying, and I’ve been doing it for a long time now. – Danny DeVito

I didn’t do it because of the underlying greed that’s prevailing, but it is about greed, doing the right thing at the right time using your clout when you have it and what for and what reason. – Danny DeVito

I lay on the ground, but then I can’t reach – I don’t want to take my foot out of the tub – but I’ve got to call somebody because I’ve got to get a band-aid or something to stop the bleeding. – Danny DeVito

I developed that for a long time. I also developed ‘Sugar Sweet Science’ at New Line and that didn’t happen. That was a boxing movie. And between all that there were a couple of other things. – Danny DeVito

So, we see Edward as a young man on the road and he meets a giant and he brings the giant to a circus where he meets a Miss Calloway. He sees the woman of his dreams and I am the only one who knows who she is. – Danny DeVito

What would a smarter person than me do? Then do it! – Danny DeVito

Well, you know, I feel like it’s about a lot of things. The reason that I made it was because I thought it was really funny and unique and just a different genre. – Danny DeVito

What do you call 500 lawyers lying on the bottom of the Ocean? A good start… – Danny DeVito

This was this guy’s passion. He sat in movie theaters when he probably was supposed to make collections and break some knees or something. – Danny DeVito

What Tim does is, he calls me and sends me the script. And then he sends me a drawing, an illustration of his image of me as the character. It’s so great. – Danny DeVito

Documentaries really hold a lens up to life and capture real emotions. It’s so rich for me to see a film and know that it’s real. I love being invested in real situations and … the things people go through in life. – Danny DeVito

This big part flies off on the floor. The other part goes like this and lands in my foot! Standing up! It’s standing in my foot! Right in the side of my foot. The flute glass. I think I’m like in one of my own pictures. – Danny DeVito

Even when you read the script of ‘Big Fish,’ which is really a terrific script, you don’t really get into the world that he’s creating until you take that step with him, that first step into a world he’s created in his mind. – Danny DeVito

Edward’s the kind of actor who is always nosing into it, trying to find it, looking for it, and searching and Robin is, too, but in his own way. – Danny DeVito

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