40 Total Quotes

Liev Schreiber Quotes

I live with an 18-month-old Jack Russell named Chicken. He moved in about 15 months ago, and it was very hard at first because I work a lot and he doesn't.
Liev Schreiber
#American Actor

I didn't think that a career in theater was very realistic so I thought the only thing I could make money doing and still be somewhat artistic was, god help me, advertising.
Liev Schreiber
#American Actor

Ever since I was a little kid I was obsessed with films, and I always wanted to make them,
Liev Schreiber
#Films

Style, no matter how outrageous it is, is still an expression of someone's personality. And my personality is somewhere stuck in the classics.
Liev Schreiber
#American Actor #Expression

I was a writer. I just wasn't a very good one. I was lucky enough to have a playwriting teacher who told me that I'd be a better actor than I would a playwright.
Liev Schreiber
#American Actor

I really don't think there is anybody in the business with better eyes than Elijah Wood.
Liev Schreiber
#American Actor #Business

I manage to hide in my movies.
Liev Schreiber
#American Actor #Movie

You should never ask actors about politics.
Liev Schreiber
#American Actor #Politics

If you fall in love with somebody you're working with, fine, but wait till your project is over.
Liev Schreiber
#American Actor #Love

Everyone assumes that novelists are smarter and more interesting. They're generally smarter and more interesting, but they're often very short. So it kind of cancels all the smart and interesting stuff out.
Liev Schreiber
#American Actor

You can think about your career or you can think about your job. I like to think about my job.
Liev Schreiber
#American Actor

My publicist told me not to talk about politics but, yes, I think we have a president who stole the election.
Liev Schreiber
#American Actor #Politics

It was really overwhelming to see the way that people responded - the kind of class and grace, and compassion and support, and resourcefulness that people showed. It was almost like rather than knocking us down, Sept. 11 kind of stepped us up. I was very impressed with that. It showed me that there's really nothing we can't handle.
Liev Schreiber
#Class

It's good to overexpose yourself with work. But don't expose yourself too much with the press.
Liev Schreiber
#American Actor

As soon as you know what you're doing, you're doing it wrong.
Liev Schreiber
#American Actor

That's more than you could ask.
Liev Schreiber
#Ask

My model of casting comes from Eastern Europe and part of the ideology there is that culture and place are essential,
Liev Schreiber
#Culture

When you have this structure of a stranger in a strange land, it is essential that the place and characters be really authentic.
Liev Schreiber
#Land

Then I forgot about it when I had to go to work.
Liev Schreiber
#Work

It's the difference between instinct and intuition,
Liev Schreiber
#Instinct

I want to forget what I've learned about the character, but the reality is that you can't, because you've absorbed it. It's there in that moment when you need it. The hard part is to trust it.
Liev Schreiber
#Character

I really liked the idea of delivering an American character who defied some of the cultural cliches we have been exporting to the rest of the world. A character who was awkward, vulnerable, young, innocent, neurotic, somewhat alien,
Liev Schreiber
#Character

I just couldn't think of anybody in show business with better eyes.
Liev Schreiber
#Business

I have a pathological memory problem and when he died I was very angry and worried that somehow I wouldn't remember him,
Liev Schreiber
#Memory