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I feel it's a responsibility for anyone who breaks through a certain ceiling... to send the elevator back down and give others a helpful lift.
Sometimes the person who is the most logical is the person whom we call insane.
Stay true to your brand and true to your voice and audiences will respond to that authenticity with enthusiasm and passion.
People have different reasons for the way they live their lives. You cannot put everyone's reasons in the same box.
The only thing worse than a loser is someone who won't admit he played badly.
You have to always be ready, always be alive, and always be willing to move in a new direction.
I find it sad that by not talking about who I sleep with, that makes me mysterious. There was a time when I would have been called a gentleman.
Mediocrity is the elephant in the room.
We're all victims of our own hubris at times.
I think you need the failures to get the success. You learn more from that.
I was not a studious kid, and I struggled to find things that would command my attention and engage my ideas and energies.
The story is everything, which means it's our job to tell better stories.
Wanting people to listen, you can't just tap them on the shoulder anymore. You have to hit them with a sledgehammer, and then you'll notice you've got their strict attention.
The journey that we go on as actors is an interesting one and sometimes a revealing one.
I have never played a game in my life.
You can't turn a "no" to a "yes" without a "maybe" in between.
If you're lucky enough to have done well, then it's your responsibility to send the elevator back down.
Success is like death. The more successful you become, the higher the houses in the hills get and the higher the fences get.
There are good people in the lobbying industry. Lobbyists can serve a very useful purpose.
For me, coming to work every day has turned out to be exactly what I hoped it would be.
I open myself up every time I walk on screen and give you everything that I am. There are parts of me that are in every movie that I've done. That to me is what my job is.
When I was young, I learned very early on that I could make my mother laugh. And that was one of the greatest sounds I ever heard.
I'm aware that, from the outside, this looks like I've got quite an ego.
My job as an actor is to serve the writing and help the author get his ideas across.
There's something very interesting about the way each individual actor approaches stuff.
It's Hard to Stay Mad When There's So Much Beauty in the World
The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was making us believe that he's not real.
Let's let people live their lives and do it the way they want to do it.
When the story is good enough, people can watch something three times the length of an opera.
The legal profession, politics and acting are very closely tied: the whole point is to have an idea and get it across to a listener, whether it is one person or five thousand in a hall.
Being an actor sometimes requires that you ask yourself questions youd rather not know the answers to.
If you haven't turned rebel by twenty you've got no heart; if you haven't turned establishment by thirty you've got no brains!
If youre not concerned about maintaining an image, you can pursue roads that another actor might not take.
I dont play villainy. I wouldnt even know how to play it.
It's much more interesting when you go to different places - make a left turn when nobody expects you to make a left turn, and make a right when nobody expects you to do that.
Exposure to the arts and culture is enormously valuable.
No one’s personal life is in the public interest. It’s gossip, bottom line. End of story.
Am I now supposed to go on Oprah and cry and tell you my deepest, darkest secrets because you want to know?
Studios and networks who ignore either shift - whether the increasing sophistication of storytelling, or the constantly shifting sands of technological advancement - will be left behind.
I mean we all played as kids. You play games, you take on different characters, you imitate; the fun and the love of play has never left me.
I always thought that, in a way, you want your Superman to be a total unknown.
For kids growing up now, there's no difference watching 'Avatar' on an iPad or watching YouTube on TV or watching 'Game of Thrones' on their computer. It's all content. It's just story.
I've been on sets where things weren't relaxed because someone was creating tension for no reason.
Directing a film was something I was yearning to do. I always wanted to see if I had the capacity to be a good storyteller.
To look in the eyes of audiences and see the kind of naughty glee that they got with being on the inside, the audience becomes your co-conspirators.
You can't win a marathon without putting some bandaids on your nipples!
The less you know about me the easier it is to convince you that I'm the character on screen.
Talent is one thing, it is how you nurture and develop it, and never walk away from it. You can be rich, successful, you win awards, but it can always be better.
The process of doing a play is an organic one and the process of doing a film is totally un-organic.
The audience, the place youre in, has everything to do with how your performance goes.