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Who on Earth is Michael Douglas?

Michael Kirk Douglas is an American actor and producer. Douglas is known for Wall Street, The Game, Basic Instinct and the underestimated film Falling Down. Douglas is the son of the late and great actor Kirk Douglas and the husband of Welsh actress Catherine Zeta-Jones.

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“A fool and his money are lucky enough to get together in the first place.
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“Actresses have more fear of being disliked. I, on the other hand, revel in it.”

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“Being single is pretty good. It's a nice sense of irresponsibility.”

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“Cancer did not bring me to my knees, it brought me to my feet.”

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“Cigar smoking by it's very nature is much more reflective than interactive.”

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“Every empire eventually falls.”

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“Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.”

Michael Douglas as his character Gordon Gekko in Wall Street

“I'm not a big filmophile. I don't watch movies a lot for a hobby. I spend all my time watching sporting events. Because, opposed to movies, you can never tell how they're going to end.”

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“In this whole digital age, where everything is so exposed, rather than trying to keep something private, you try to get out ahead of the curve and limit the amount of gossip.”

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“It's all about bucks, kid. The rest is conversation.”

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“Money itself isn’t lost or made. It’s simply transferred from one perception to another.”

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“My brain cannot conceive how old my body is.”

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“Never knew how poor I was until I started making money.”

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“Oh, I get it, it's simple. PG means the hero gets the girl, 15 means that the villain gets the girl, and 18 means everybody gets the girl.”

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“Out there is nothing but possibilities.”

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“Players never die - they just try their luck at another table.”

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“Relationships are like bubbles – they’re fragile.”

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“Sometimes we spend more efforts with people that are strangers in terms of making an impression than the person that's closest to us. And you just got to remember not to take for granted that person that's closest to you.”

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“The hardest thing about sex scenes is that everybody is a judge. I don't know the last time you murdered somebody or blew anyone's brains out, but everyone has had sex and probably this morning, which means everyone has an opinion on how it should be done.”

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“The history of second-generation actors isn’t great in our industry.”

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“The one thing that men and women have in common - they both like the company of men.”

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“There's nothing like a family crisis, especially a divorce, to force a person to re-evaluate his life.”

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“We must unite to make nuclear weapons a horror of the past.”

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“What's worth doing is worth doing for money.”

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“When you're making pictures out of heartfelt passion, it hurts when someone calls them a calculated business move.”

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“Wherever arms flow, violence follows. Bullets replace ballots as the solution to political disputes.”

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“You have to make entertaining movies. But like a good meal, it’s nice to have a little food for thought after you walk out of the theater rather than just wiling away a couple of hours.”

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