The most boring scenes are the scenes where a character is alone.
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It's funny how you never think about the women you've had. It's always the ones who get away that you can't forget.
Minimalism seems closest to the sophisticated storytelling of movies. Movies have really educated contemporary audiences to be the most intelligent, sophisticated audiences in history. We don't any longer need to have the relationship between one scene and the next explained. We will figure it out ourselves.
I try to forget about the expectation that's out there and the audience listening for the next thing so that I'm not trying to please them. I've spent a huge amount of time not communicating with those folks and denying that they exist.
I think, in a way, I invented the term 'fight club' and that these things have always existed, but they never really had a label. Nobody had a language to apply to them. I created that language in two words and I've been paid a great deal of money for inventing two words and labeling something that has always been around.
Personal identity seems like it's just such an American archetype, from Holly Golightly re-inventing herself in 'Breakfast At Tiffany's' to Jay Gatsby in 'The Great Gatsby.' It seems like the sort of archetypal American issue. If you're given the freedom to be anything, or be anyone, what do you do with it?
If I could wake up in a different place, at a different time, could I wake up as a different person?
The only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open.
I used to work in a funeral home to feel good about myself, just the fact that I was breathing.
Since change is constant, you wonder if people crave death because it's the only way they can get anything really finished.
Game shows are designed to make us feel better about the random, useless facts that are all we have left of our education.
I think God's justice is making wrongs right.
Friendship is a plant of slow growth and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.
Nothing that was worthy in the past departs no truth or goodness realized by man ever dies, or can die.
They never fail who die in a great cause.
Men trust their ears less than their eyes.
I love Valentine's Day! I love it, I love it, I love it. I like having doors opened for me. My favorite romantic comedy is 'When Harry Met Sally.'
To talk about a relationship trivializes something that's nobody's business.
Of all the griefs that harass the distrest, Sure the most bitter is a scornful jest.
I suppose that by being absent from the music business, it appeared that I just dropped out, but really I never did. I was continuously working and doing various things.
There can be no greater error than to expect, or calculate, upon real favors from nation to nation. It is an illusion which experience must cure, which a just pride ought to discard.