The theatre is the best way of showing the gap between what is said and what is seen to be done, and that is why, ragged and gap-toothed as it is, it has still a far healthier potential than some poorer, abandoned arts.
Policy is the people you work with.
Writers should be read, but neither seen nor heard.
Daphne du Maurier
To shoot a man because one disagrees with his interpretation of Darwin or Hegel is a sinister tribute to the supremacy of ideas in human affairs -- but a tribute nevertheless.
The greater the obstacle, the greater the glory in overcoming it; and difficulties are but the maids of honor to set off the virtue.
They are always saying God loves us. If that's love I'd rather have a bit of kindness.
I see myself as 38, but you don't notice it.
I know who I am. No one else knows who I am. If I was a giraffe, and someone said I was a snake, I'd think, no, actually I'm a giraffe.
You can never betray the people who are dead, so you go on being a public Jew; the dead can't answer slurs, but I'm here. I would love to think that Jesus wants me for a sunbeam, but he doesn't.
I really think that effective acting has to do literally with the movement of molecules.
People want you to be a crazy, out-of-control teen brat. They want you miserable, just like them. They don't want heroes; what they want is to see you fall.
You can be true to the character all you want, but you've go to go home with yourself.
All ambitions are lawful except those which climb upwards on the miseries or credulities of mankind.
If cinema is a woman then certainly there are many shores.