The only reason they come to see me is that I know that life is great -- and they know I know it.
I discovered early in my movie work that a movie is never any better than the stupidest man connected with it. There are times when this distinction may be given to the writer or director. Most often it belongs to the producer.
A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man.
Hollywood has always been a cage... a cage to catch our dreams.
You always pass failure on the way to success.
Why do grandparents and grandchildren get along so well? They have the same enemy -- the mother.
Young people should be helped, sheltered, ignored, and clubbed of necessary.
If you keep thinking about what you want to do or what you hope will happen, you don't do it, and it won't happen.
My only problem is finding a way to play my fortieth fallen female in a different way from my thirty-ninth.
When people tell you how young you look, they are telling you how old you are.
There are no small parts. Only small actors.
I have always known what I wanted, and that was beauty... in every form.
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.
I am not a has-been. I am a will be.
This is not a tough job. You read a script. If you like the part and the money is O.K., you do it. Then you remember your lines. You show up on time. You do what the director tells you to do. When you finish, you rest and then go on to the next part. That's it.
Live every day like it's your last.
Always give them the old fire, even when you feel like a squashed cake of ice.
You have to have a dream so you can get up in the morning.
Nothing recedes like success.
A man who doesn't dream is like a man who doesn't sweat: he stores up a lot of poison.
Can anyone remember love? It's like trying to summon up the smell of roses in a cellar. You might see a rose, but never the perfume.
Never confuse the size of your paycheck with the size of your talent.
I have to act to live.
Sir Lawrence Olivier
Stay humble. Always answer your phone - no matter who else is in the car.
We are not victims of the world we see, we are victims of the way we see the world.
You can spend a lifetime, and, if you're honest with yourself, never once was your work perfect.
I'm notorious for giving a bad interview. I'm an actor and I can't help but feel I'm boring when I'm on as myself.
Nostalgia isn't what it used to be.
When Jerry Lewis and I were big, we used to go to parties, and everybody thought I was big-headed and stuck up, and I wasn't. It was because I didn't know how to speak good English, so I used to keep my mouth shut.
The theory community, myself included - became rather troubled about the particle.
t is bad enough that people are dying of AIDS, but no one should die of ignorance.
The news departments have become corporate profit centers. And their only obligation now is to their shareholders. Which is to create large audiences and viewership so they can sell more ad space. So they're airing stories that appeal to the prurient interests that all of us have in the reptilian core of our brain: for sex and celebrity gossip. And now, for terror. So they give us Kobe Bryant and they give us Michael Jackson. And they give us Laci Peterson and they give us lots and lots of terror alerts. But they're not telling us the really critical stories that impact our way of life.
Robert Francis Jr Kennedy
Generally, employees who file complaints of discrimination do so as a last resort.
You've got to keep fighting; you've got to risk your life every six months to stay alive