Acting is the expression of a neurotic impulse. It's a bum's life.
Acting is the least mysterious of all crafts. Whenever we want something from somebody or when we want to hide something or pretend, we're acting. Most people do it all day long.
Acting serves as the quintessential social lubricant and a device for protecting our interests and gaining advantage in every aspect of life.
Acting, not prostitution, is the oldest profession. Even apes act.
All I want to be is normally insane.
An actor's a guy who, if you ain't talking about him, he ain't listening.
Ask most kids about details about Auschwitz or about how the American Indians were assassinated as a people and they don't know anything about it. They don't want to know anything. Most people just want their beer or their soap opera or their lullaby.
I don't mind that I'm fat. You still get the same money.
If the expenditure of money for entertainment in America is any indication of taste, clearly the majority of us are addicted to trash.
If there's anything unsettling to the stomach, it's watching actors on television talk about their personal lives.
If we are not our brother's keeper, at least let us not be his executioner.
It is a simple fact that all of us use the techniques of acting to achieve whatever ends we seek.
It's a long climb up Fools' Hill.
Most of the successful people in Hollywood are failures as human beings.
Never confuse the size of your paycheck with the size of your talent.
Never surrender to the momentum of mediocrity.
Only the one who walks his own way can't be overtaken.
Regret is useless in life. It's in the past. All we have is now.
The four pillars of wisdom that support journalistic endeavors are: lies, stupidity, money-grubbing, and ethical irresponsibility.
The principal benefit acting has accorded me is the money to pay for my psychoanalysis.
Too much success can ruin you as surely as too much failure.
When I was young, I wanted to look like Marlon Brando.
Now I do.
Working with any actor is like working with a monkey.
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