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“A dishonest man you can always trust to be dishonest.”

“Am I a romantic? I've seen "Wuthering Heights" ten times. I'm a romantic.”

“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.”

“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.”

“As a teenager I was so insecure. I was the type of guy that never fitted in because he never dared to choose. I was convinced I had absolutely no talent at all. For nothing. And that thought took away all my ambition too.”

“Better to not know which moment may be your last. Every morsel of your entire being alive to the infinite mystery of it all.”

“Breathe. It’s only a bad day, not a bad life.”

“Do what you really want to do. Don’t Play their game! Don’t do what they want. Find your own way.”

“Escapism is survival to me.”

“France and the whole of Europe have a great culture and an amazing history. Most important thing, though, is that people there know how to live! In America they've forgotten all about it. I'm afraid that the American culture is a disaster.”

“Growing old is unavoidable, but never growing up is possible. I believe you can retain certain things from your childhood if you protect them - certain traits, certain places where you don’t let the world go.”

“I always felt like I was meant to have been born in another era, another time.”

“I am doing things that are true to me. The only thing I have a problem with is being labeled.”

“I am eternally grateful.”

“I don't think anybody's necessarily ready for death. You can only hope that when it approaches, you feel like you've said what you wanted to say. Nobody wants to go out in mid-sentence.”

“I don’t think of myself as being a celebrity, it’s too mortifying. I have a hard time watching myself on screen and it’s getting worse. I can’t tell whether my work is good or not.”

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“I remember when I was about 18, Sean Penn made a bet with me. He had just directed his first movie, and he's like, 'By the time you're 30, I will bet you $500 that you'll be sick of acting.' I'm still waiting to collect, because I'm not.”


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“I don’t trust anyone who hasn’t been self-destructive in some way. Who hasn’t gone through some sort of bout of self-loathing? You’ve got to bang yourself around a bit to know yourself.”

“I found evil in myself a long time ago, and I’ve accepted it. We’re old friends.”

“I just don’t know if movies can ever be considered art, because there’s so much money involved… It’s all about commerce. I don’t think art can come from that place.”

“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.”

“I like to create stuff, whether it’s a little doodle, a drawing, a small painting or a movie, so I suppose I’m driven by that. Everything I’ve done has felt very natural.”

“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.”

“I suppose nowadays it's all a question of surgery, isn't it? Of course the notion is beautiful, the idea of staying a boy and a child forever, and I think you can. I have known plenty of people who, in their later years, had the energy of children and the kind of curiosity and fascination with things like little children. I think we can keep that, and I think it's important to keep that part of staying young. But I also think it's great fun growing old.”

“I think everybody's nuts.”

“I think everybody's weird. We should all celebrate our individuality and not be embarrassed or ashamed of it.”

“I think it’s an actor’s responsibility to change every time. Not only for himself and the people he’s working with, but for the audience. If you just go out and deliver the same dish every time, it’s meat loaf again, you’d get bored. I’d get bored.”

“I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.”

“I think, as an actor, it is good to feel the fear of failing miserably. I think you should take that risk. Fear is a necessary ingredient in everything I do.”

“I try to stay in a constant state of confusion just because of the expression it leaves on my face.”

“I was always fascinated by people who are considered completely normal, because I find them the weirdest of all.”

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“I wouldn't know a good script if it bit me in the face.”


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