Do you have any idea how mad you sound?’‘Indeed I do. I have in moments of doubt considered the question of my sanity.’ (…)‘And?’‘Then I consider what a piece of work is man. How defective in reason, how mean his facilities, how ugly in form and movement, in action how like a devil, in apprehension...
The last time I had a job that wasn’t an acting job was ’88, and I’m quite proud of that.
The lesson of the last year is this: foreign policy can’t be managed through the politics of personality, and our President would do well to take note of an observation John F. Kennedy made once he was in office – that all of the world’s problems aren’t his predecessor’s fault.
I am decidedly unfriendly during a golf game, from the first hole to the last.
If I ask you to write down the last 4 digits of your social security number, and then take you out to lunch and ask you how many dentists there are in Manhattan, there’s going to be a high correlation between those two numbers. What happens is that the number psychologically makes you feel confident.
I saved a girl from being attacked last night. I controlled myself.
I went to my last three years of high school in New Jersey. I just wanted to act, you know?
Oh, I just tend to believe in things when I’m writing them. For instance, when I was writing ‘Doctor Dee,’ I believed in magic. And when I wrote ‘Hawksmoor’ I believed in psychic geography. But as soon as I type the last full stop, I’m back to being a complete blank again.
Yesterday ended last night. Today is a brand-new day.
In those days, reserve duty lasted for six years, which, I might add, was three times as long as service in the regular army, although to be perfectly honest, I was unable to fulfill my entire obligation because I was taking acting classes and they said I could skip my last year.
Execute every act of thy life as though it were thy last.
Do every act of your life as if it were your last.
Listen, I’m 41 years old. I’ve got two kids. I’ve got a career. The last thing I need to be doing is having a beef with A Tribe Called Quest. It’s silly and it was unnecessary. It ain’t the first time that a director hasn’t seen eye to eye with a subject and it ain’t...
I learned from my uncle that jazz, like symphony music, was built to last.
Business 2.0 was hugely profitable last year, and will be profitable this year.
Trivializing the Holocaust is the last thing I want to do.