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" Celebrity gets you access to world leaders. "
" I've just kind of been used to carrying movies. I look back and I'm just used to being in every single scene in a lot of pictures. "
" Sometimes we spend more efforts with people that are strangers in terms of making an impression than the person that's closest to us. And you just gotta remember not to take for granted that person that's closest to you. "
" Actors, I have to say, most of the time, they elevate things; they don't screw things up most of the time. "
" The one thing that men and women have in common - they both like the company of men. "
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" 'King of California' was just, I thought, a really great, fresh, original kind of script. I loved the tone, the mix of tragedy, comedy, and drama, and that it was a good part. "
" I've always been somebody who, when I started a picture, never knew what the next picture would be. "
" Of course it's important to make mistakes, as long as you grow from them. "
" There's nothing like a family crisis, especially a divorce, to force a person to re-evaluate his life. "
" Cancer didn't bring me to my knees, it brought me to my feet. "
" My dad was a movie star. Having that name was good and bad. People think it's a silver spoon. It's not. "
" I tell my kids they are going to live to over 100. "
" Like my father, like most actors, I was a pretty ambitious guy. "
" I try not to dwell too much on a bad marriage. "
" Cancer has shown me what family is. It showed me a love that I never knew really existed. "
" My memories of Las Vegas were all with my father when I was, like, a teenager. He was best friends with Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin, and we'd come up and see the shows and go backstage afterwards and have dinner together. It was one of my first educations about stars and how they really are back stage. "
" Directors have so much else to do besides tell actors what to do. There are so many issues and problems. "
" The studios basically, besides developing some material, their strength is distribution. Distribution in any other business is a cost that you incur. You know, in a trucking business, you eat it. In a film business, distribution is a profit center. "
" I'm a risk-taker. Most of my career has not been a joyful experience, but it has been challenging. I like the dangers. "
" I have hardly ever worked with the same director twice. But when you have worked with a director before, you understand his behavior. "
" If your work isn't exciting, doesn't stir the emotions, where's the challenge? Where's the progress if you always play it safe? "
" I've never been one to carefully calculate my career decisions, to sit on the outside looking in. I go with my passion and what moves me. "
" The Cold War's end pushed disarmament down most leaders' agendas. It's a sophisticated issue, which I think is one reason why it is not so hands-on to many people. It's not visceral. It's not like a starving child. "
" The quality of health care in Canada is excellent. "
" Like a lovely orchid, or anything else that's nurtured, marriage prospers and grows, but if it's ignored, it withers. "
" I enjoy provocative things that are questionable. "
" With 'Black Rain,' I spent a lot of time with homicide detectives, and I spent a lot of time with different brokers on 'Wall Street.' It helps get the rhythm of the piece and the tone, and how overplayed or underplayed it might be. That's also the magic of movies: You get to hang out and live these different lives. "
" I do think of myself as a bit of a loner, a bit of an independent. I'm one of those people who, when they're sick, like to curl up and remove myself. I don't like a lot of people around. There is nothing you can do to help. "
" If a deal looks too good to be true, it probably is. "
" I love kids, and I love having had this second chance to have a family. "
" I have some idea of the pressure of finding your own identity with a famous father. "