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" I definitely had a top-notch education. "
" Somehow whatever I play ends up being sleazy. "
" I suppose there must be some way in which I'm compelled to show some side of myself - or of people - that's paranoid and fraught and beleaguered and downtrodden, just as Tom Cruise wants to show that he's terrifyingly upbeat and terrifyingly heroic all the time. "
" I find that the crazy narcissists, the selfish loons are often the most fun to be around, weirdly. "
" I like to work - I probably work too much. "
" It is because my dad died suddenly that I became an actor. I thought, I'm going to make money doing this thing I enjoy. "
" I never thought I would have any particular career in movies at all. "
" I remember when I was at the first showing of 'John Dies at the End' at Sundance, and I was talking to some of the people in the standby crowd who were outside and didn't have tickets. They were just waiting in line to see if they could get in. It was this whole gang of die-hard sci-fi wacko people, and they were just fantastic. "
" I have the mentality of a supporting actor. "
" I'm clearly not Brad Pitt, and I'm never going to be Brad Pitt. "
" I was more used to acting onstage, for a long time. I don't know, maybe I was temperamentally more suited to stage stuff. And there are things about the stage that I miss in a lot of ways. "
" If I play a more aggressive, stronger guy, I often go through my day feeling a bit better than when I play somebody who's not. "
" I don't think film actors need training, really, but I needed any help I could get. "
" 'Rosemary's Baby' is a real New York movie, even though you wouldn't necessarily think of it as one, though I do. "
" It'd be disingenuous to say I don't like attention - I'm an actor for God's sake - and it's flattering and all, but attention was never my big goal. I just like to work and have a good time. "
" I learned how to fire a sniper rifle, which I'm sure will be useful at some point. "
" This whole business feels kind of intense, like a bad fit. Round peg, square hole. But whatever, I'll take it. "
" 'Capricorn One' just seemed like... wow. That was it, y'know? Nothing was ever going to be better than that movie. "
" I'm pretty easy to get along with on set, but I'm probably hard on myself. "
" Sometimes, I think I may be more recognizable because I'm character-looking. "
" In a weird way, I like to find the quirkiness in ordinary things. I like to find what is ordinary in quirky people. "
" I don't really have any opinion about my performance in 'Big Momma's House.' "
" I was the youngest child and got a lot more freedom than my brother and sister. I used to wander, doing my own thing under the radar, but I didn't get in bad, bad trouble. "
" I definitely have a tendency to only see the blemishes of things, and see lots of things about my acting that I don't like. "
" I want to be a villain with steel hands or something. I want to be the crazy, world-domination-obsessed villain. I would love to be a Bond villain. "
" When I did 'Lady in the Water,' the most exciting thing to me was to get to work with Bob Balaban - I couldn't leave the guy alone. I drove him crazy. He's fantastic and a hilarious guy. "
" The problem with getting injured when you get older is that it takes longer to recover. "
" I would probably choose supporting roles if I had to make a choice. It's actually a really hard thing to say. It's all on a role-by-role basis, ultimately. I shouldn't be so quick to say that. I feel like you're given greater license to be colorful and eccentric in supporting roles, and that's interesting to me. "
" Am I an anxious guy? I think I have been called upon as an actor a lot to access emotions like that. But I don't really think I am a big worrier. I don't see myself like that. But I guess other people do. Which is maybe worrying in itself. "
" I don't feel like I've ever done anything - even 'Big Momma's House' - that I didn't really have some desire to do. "
" I played old men back in drama school. It's just now that I'm drawing level with the age of the characters I play, but I'm fine with that, and I've certainly never envied people who became hugely famous when they were young. "