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" Although Ronald Reagan was somebody I disagreed with on most ideological things, he was a friend of mine, and he was a very, very likable man. Ronald Reagan, for instance, was maybe more able to get the very rich to do the right thing sometimes. "
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" And then the conditions of safety - or lack of safety - for teachers in public schools, and the disparity between public schools and private schools is shameful. "
" And the success of the union movement, historically, has always been to benefit all working men and women - not just people who belong to the union. "
" Arnold has had his spokesman call me a crackpot. That was a mistake. "
" Art is truth. "
" Being here allows me to make the case that not all aging, narcissistic movie actors whose children could be mistaken for their grandchildren necessarily act with the same motivation. "
" Building a house is a lot like moviemaking. The attention to detail, the sense that you're doing something that has longevity. "
" But the Republican right-wing agenda, these people - Arnold and his patrons - felt it could be accomplished by circumventing the Legislature and spending money and organizing and giving sound bites. "
" By attracting attention to yourself, you distract people from the movie. Ideally, you like a movie to speak for itself. You don't describe a song before you sing it or tell about a painting before you show it. You don't reveal the recipe before you serve the dish. You taste it. "
" For me, the highest level of sexual excitement is in a monogamous relationship. "
" For years, Warner Bros. was trying to get me to make a movie about Howard Hughes. "
" Government is not show business. "
" How can anybody hate nurses? Nobody hates nurses. The only time you hate a nurse is when they're giving you an enema. "
" I actually knew Adlai Stevenson and Jack and Bobby Kennedy. "
" I believe if a private citizen is able to affect public opinion in a constructive way he doesn't have to be an elected public servant to perform a public service. "
" I don't know that any of us can control our own image. We are what other people see. "
" I don't want to be mushy about it, but having four kids is definitely the best thing that has ever happened to me, and each kid is, to me, more fascinating than any five movies. "
" I don't want to run for governor, but I don't think anyone should put public service out of the question because that's not what a good citizen does. "
" I'd rather ride down the street on a camel than give what is sometimes called an 'in-depth' interview. "
" If I had done some of the movies that I was offered as an actor - and very good movies, by the way, and some of them big moneymakers - I don't know that I ever would have taken what was the concentration or the time to do the movies that I produced. 'Reds' is a good example, but 'Shampoo' is also an example, and so was 'Heaven Can Wait.' "
" I have a day job. I can make movies when I want to. "
" I have been famous for a long time. "
" I left Northwestern University after a year and was in New York playing piano in a little bar on 58th Street, and I didn't know whether to go back. "
" I'm slow at everything I do. "
" Invented memory is a subject that fascinates me. "
" I sometimes feel I have met everyone he ever met, but I never met him. I am afraid to say I have always been - the word I would have to use is - amused by Howard Hughes. "
" I think I've been lucky enough not to have to do movie after movie after movie for financial reasons, so I've been able to live life and also make movies. I didn't have to grind them out. I could go long periods where I was living life rather than tripping over cables. "
" I think I've had 16 books that purport to be a biography of me. I've never cooperated with someone. "
" It's hard to misquote someone who doesn't say anything. "
" It's very clear you have to engage the public and say: You have to vote no on 74, no on 75, no on 76, no on 77. Those are the issues that Arnold pushing. And those are reactionary, Republican initiatives. "
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