I'm not really the quiet type, although some people think I am. But I'm the rebel type in the sense that I don't think I'm like everyone else. I try to be an individual."

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

"The main thing for me right now is just to live my life with my family and friends. They treat me like Leo, not Leonardo, master thespian' that's all I need to keep my sanity."

"People want you to be crazy out-of-control teen brat. They want you to be miserable, just like them. They don't want heroes; what they want is to see you fail."

"Romeo was restless, he was ready to kill..."

"I don't know if I am ever going to get married. I'm probably not going to get married unless I live with someone for ten or twenty years. But these people took a chance and they did it. We don't have the guts that Romeo did."

"The first kiss I had was the most discusting thing in my life the girl injected about a pound of saliva into my mouth, and when I walked away I had to spit it all out."

"I'm just starting to scratch the surface of what makes me happy, and it has taken me a while to admit that acting like a child and a jerk is fun."

"Holy SHIT, No suicide bars! This is very cool."

"I was the nuttiest little kid. I'd smack the camera and jump around. They couldn't control me."

"Kissing Sharon Stone - "It wasn't that great, actually she grabbed me by my hair and pushed her lips against mine and then threw my head away. It was by no means a real kiss."

"Where are all the animals?", he yells at the zoo.

"I don't enjoy what drugs do. I don't do anything except a drink once in a while."

"Did you hear that Nutra Sweet destroys your short term memory. I'm a Nutra Sweet adict, and I think that's why I don't remember people from one day to the next sometimes."

"College for Leo - "Fuck no, No way! Shit! I'm happy the way I am, I don't want to complicate stuff. I'm not a Superboy."

< center>"I have to be nice to people now, Before if I didn't want to talk to someone I'd just say fuck off."

"I hate talk shows, and you know what? I'm never going to do one again."

"I don't have emotions about a lot of things. I rarely get angry. I rarely cry. I guess I do get excited a lot, but I don't get sad and enormously happy. I think a lot of people who talk about all that crap are lying. Right now I'm just trying to maintain happiness - that's all I really care about. Anyway, when you're my age and your hormones are kicking in, there's not much besides sex that's on your mind."

"When I'm alone with a girl, I can really get into the whole baby voices rubbing noses, teddy bear thing."

feeling lonely "I do, but you get used to it the older you get. Most of the time I do feel like I need someone else when I'm alone. But I can still get by with just my own company and that makes me a stronger person."

"Anyone I'm with has to give me freedom. I like to be with someone who has character and style and someone who is very understanding."

"I always feel like I'm on a roller-coaster - but I never want to get off! There's a certain high you're always on."

"A guy hears a knock on his door. He answers it. There's nobody there, but he looks down and sees a snail. So he picks up the snail and throws it as far as he can. Three years later there's a knock on the door. He answers it, and there's this snail. And the snail says "What the @#$* was that all about?"

"Love at first sight? I absolutely believe in it! You've got to keep the faith. Who doesn't like the idea that you could see someone tomorrow and she could be the love of your life? It's very romantic."

The last thing I want to turn into is a fat Hollywood jerk. I was brought up without much money and I was happy. I don't think that I will strive for money or success and end up greedy or big-headed. That only leads to unhappiness. I can still be down-to-earth and do this job as long as I enjoy it."

"I really like to have sweet people around me. I can't stand badasses. There's too many of them, especially my age in LA> I like to get to know people, and you have to peel away so many layers of thoses people. Just give me someone who's relaxed and cool to hang out with, even if they're not studs."

living alone "It's a weird adjustment. Because you don't realise how much you really miss Mumsie until she's not there."

playing Romeo "He's pretty innocent. Well, in the first half he is. Then Mercutio dies and Tybalt dies and everything just goes wrong. I'm crying all the time in the last half of the film. I cry alot in this movie. That was hard." "I wouldn't have done it if I had to jump around in tights."

"I want to say this: I don't do drugs. I've never done drugs in my life. I'm just not interested."

Being called a Hunk My God no! I hate this whole hunk thing! I feel when I see myself in that, and these other cute faces, that I'm just part of this meat factory, like, "Wow! here's the hunk of the month! This month we're shoving Leonardo DiCaprio down your throat! Isn't he cute ... let's put him on the cover and we'll sell so many more magazines! That's definately not what I want to be, and I've tried real hard to get away from that whole situation."

Musical version of the Titanic "I have heard this. I have no idea. I don't understand - how that could happen. (Leo sings) "The ship is sinking! Jump, jump, jump!!"

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

"When I was young, I used to have this thing where I wanted to see everything. I used to think, "How can I die without seeing every inch of this world?"

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