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River Phoenix
Rich kids gave us their old clothes. They were the best clothes we ever had. We were these very pure, naive, poor children. The rich kids called us a lot of names but it never bothered us because we didn't know what the words meant.
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We're in an emergency situation. The United States has become an absolutely terrifying country, and I would hope that I could participate in some way in stopping the horror and the brutality.
Wallace Shawn Permalink
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Bruce Lee
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
Bruce Lee Permalink
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Orson Welles
At twenty-one, so many things appear solid, permanent, untenable.
Orson Welles Permalink
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Orson Welles
A film is never really good unless the camera is an eye in the head of a poet.
Orson Welles Permalink
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There's an alternative. There's always a third way, and it's not a combination of the other two ways. It's a different way.
David Carradine Permalink
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There are two dilemmas that rattle the human skull: How do you hang on to someone who won't stay? And how do you get rid of someone who won't go?
Danny DeVito Permalink
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That was the first time ever in history that anybody got Special Guest Star. I started that whole nonsense.
Jonathan Harris Permalink
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Charles De Gaulle
Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.
Charles De Gaulle Permalink
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You can't say civilization don't advance... in every war they kill you in a new way.
Will Rogers Permalink
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You can't think about how people will perceive you or your character. All you can do is focus on your work. The rest is up to the universe. I've been acting for 16 years. I've done 55 movies and, in all seriousness, there's maybe five that are good and the rest are crap.
Robert Patrick Permalink
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Denis Leary
Why hate someone for the color of their skin when there are much better reasons to hate them.
Denis Leary Permalink
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What I learned, a little too late, was that the 'traditional' Martin Short target viewer weighs under 300 pounds. Unfortunately, I was on during daytime.
Martin Short Permalink
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Men are like steel. When they lose their temper, they lose their worth.
Chuck Norris Permalink
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Bruce Lee
Ever since I was a child I have had this instinctive urge for expansion and growth. To me, the function and duty of a quality human being is the sincere and honest development of one's potential.
Bruce Lee Permalink
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If there is no direct threat why are we invading?
Dustin Hoffman Permalink
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One of the hardest things in life is having words in your heart that you can't utter.
James Jones Permalink
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The Oakland clubhouse is a wonderful place. A lot of these guys feel like rejects. They were rejects and they feel - they can tell you how baseball screwed up.
Michael Lewis Permalink
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We can't control what the ratings will be. It's like, if you're going to go skiing, do you hope you'll have a good day of skiing? Yes. Do you hope you won't break your leg? Yes.
David Pierce Permalink
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He was my perfect alter ego. He was in control, and I never was. He was cool, and I was truly a nerd. I just played him out of affection.
Henry Winkler Permalink
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Viggo Mortensen
There's no excuse to be bored. Sad, yes. Angry, yes. Depressed, yes. Crazy, yes. But there's no excuse for boredom, ever.
Viggo Mortensen Permalink
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You go to a theater now and you literally see parents watching the movie and they suddenly cover their kid's ears. I figured I'd make one movie where they didn't have to do this.
Garry Marshall Permalink
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I was the fattest baby in Clark County, Arkansas. They put me in the newspaper. It was like a prize turnip.
Billy Thornton Permalink
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The more cynical you become, the better off you'll be.
Matt LeBlanc Permalink
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Harrison Ford
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
Harrison Ford Permalink
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I think it's the business part of the word show business that causes me the most concern.
Brent Spiner Permalink
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Once you decide to work for yourself, you never go back to work for somebody else.
Alan Sugar Permalink
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It's hard enough to write a good drama, it's much harder to write a good comedy, and it's hardest of all to write a drama with comedy. Which is what life is.
Jack Lemon Permalink
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Ovid Ovid,
No man can purchase his virtue too dear, for it is the only thing whose value must ever increase with the price it has cost us. Our integrity is never worth so much as when we have parted with our all to keep it.
Ovid Ovid, Permalink
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Surfing soothes me, it's always been a kind of Zen experience for me. The ocean is so magnificent, peaceful, and awesome. The rest of the world disappears for me when I'm on a wave.
Paul Walker Permalink
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