I do not regret one professional enemy I have made. Any actor who doesn't dare to make an enemy should get out of the business.
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To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to sweat over lonely labor, to be given a chance to create, is the meat and potatoes of life. The money is the gravy.
Brought up to respect the conventions, love had to end in marriage. I'm afraid it did.
I'd marry again if I found a man who had fifteen million dollars, would sign over half to me, and guarantee that he'd be dead within a year.
Strong women only marry weak men.
Men become much more attractive when they start looking older. But it doesn't do much for women, though we do have an advantage: make-up.
I'd luv to kiss ya, but I just washed my hair.
I was never very interested in boys - and there were plenty of them - vying with one another to see how many famous women they would get into the hay.
I am doomed to an eternity of compulsive work. No set goal achieved satisfies. Success only breeds a new goal. The golden apple devoured has seeds. It is endless.
The only reason anyone goes to Broadway is because they can't get work in the movies.
I don't take the movies seriously, and anyone who does is in for a headache.
I think women want to take care of themselves, and I think having a voice in how that is done is very important.
I suppose I have a really loose interpretation of 'work,' because I think that just being alive is so much work at something you don't always want to do. The machinery is always going. Even when you sleep.
When, as we must often do, we fear science, we really fear ourselves.
How goodness heightens beauty!
I've been on so many movies. Generally, I haven't gotten to be on the ground level. As of two years ago, in 'Dear John,' I got to really be on the ground floor. I wasn't a producer. I felt like I put the work in, and I did have a lot of sway on what got fixed, reshoots, so on and so forth. It felt really good.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
If you can make people understand why freedom is so important through the arts, that would be a big help.
There is a fundamental situation in which the country has reached rock bottom, that a mother can't send her children out of the house in the morning. The country has reached rock bottom and this needs to be changed.
If GM had kept up with technology like the computer industry has, we would all be driving $25 cars that got 1,000 MPG.
Jerusalem is a time bomb that I fear is just waiting to go off.