More than in any other performing arts the lack of respect for acting seems to spring from the fact that every layman considers himself a valid critic.
The woman's vision is deep reaching, the man's far reaching. With the man the world is his heart, with the woman the heart is her world.
We are not victims of the world we see, we are victims of the way we see the world.
The really frightening thing about middle age is that you know you'll grow out of it!
When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.
We do these shows for the love of it. The money means nothing. The money is nothing, consequently it means nothing.
To be successful in show business, all you need are 50 good breaks.
You have to have a dream so you can get up in the morning.
I'd like to be remembered as a guy who tried — tried to be part of his times, tried to help people communicate with one another, tried to find some decency in his own life, tried to extend himself as a human being. Someone who isn't complacent, who doesn't cop out.
I am a cynical optimist. Big opening weekends are like cotton candy. The films you will remember over time are the films that stick in the consciousness of the audience in a good way.
The worst nightmare I ever had about Vietnam was that I had to go back. I woke up in a sweat, in total terror.
I think I am a much better actor than I have allowed myself to be.
Generally, employees who file complaints of discrimination do so as a last resort.
Once you learn how to die, you learn how to live.
If, at first, you do succeed, try to hide your astonishment.