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Acting is everybody's favorite second job.
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Age is the first limitation on roles that I've ever had to encounter, and I hit that awhile ago.
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My whole career strategy has been to build a base so that I could take the roles I want to play. I'd hate to think that a shorter part might not be available because I was worried about my billing.
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Because you know, down deep in my heart, when all is said and done, I still live under the illusion that basically people think of me as an up-and-coming young actor.
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Early on, if I was alone two three nights in a row, I'd start writing poems about suicide.
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Financially, I've lost money and made money, but I know my way around financially.
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Frankly, I got into the movies because I like the movies a lot.
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I don't have any fear of intimacy, but rather thrive on it, which is rare in a public person.
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I don't have any plugs or tucks but people do what they want. I look at it as mutilation.
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I have a lot of vanity.
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I know I can act. There aren't too many other jobs I know how to do.
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I learned a long time ago in Hollywood that the only person I should vote for is myself.
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I never had a policy about marriage. I got married very young in life and I always think in all relationships, I've always thought that it's counterproductive to have a theory on that.
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I think that's what distinguishes Schmidt, really. In the movies now, so much of what is appealing to an audience is the dramatic or has to do with science fiction, and Schmidt is simply human. There's no melodrama; there's no device, It's just about a human being.
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I used to think that one of the great signs of security was the ability to just walk away.
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I'll tell you one thing: Don't ever give anybody your best advice, because they're not going to follow it.
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I'm a New Wave baby, so I got very stimulated by foreign film.
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I'm an actor who they said was wrinkled and balding and everything else when I was in my early 30's. Most of the people who wrote that who thought they were younger than me are now bald and wrinkled.
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I'm Irish. I think about death all the time.
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I'm not hard to get along with.
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I'm the last guy in the world to feel overlooked by the Academy.
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I've been too many places. I'm like the bad penny.
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I've never been able to say I've been influenced by a list of artists I like because I like thousands and thousands and I've been influenced in some way by all of them.
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In other words, I wouldn't like to be an actor if I could only be real. I like to get wild, behaviorally wild, and it's crazy to think of any form where it's just one way.
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It's a slight stretch of the imagination but most people are alike in most ways so I've never had any trouble identifying with the character that I'm playing.
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Just let the wardrobe do the acting.
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Most of the early part of an actor's career, you do the jobs you get.
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Once you've been really bad in a movie, there's a certain kind of fearlessness you develop.
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The blues and jazz will live forever... So will the Delta and the Big Easy.
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The minute that you're not learning I believe you're dead.
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