There's nothing more boring than unintelligent actors, because all they have to talk about is themselves and acting. There have to be other things.
What you get is what you get. What you do with what you get, that’s more the point.
Considering the fact that I've used it in the past, and know what it is, and seen the results of it, I don't view marijuana as a dangerous drug.
I love iconoclasts. I love individuals. I love people that are true to themselves, whatever the cost.
My philosophy is, don't take no for an answer and be willing to sacrifice your entire project for freedom.
Susan is just great. I know I'm biased, but she's a great actress.
There's always someone telling you not to do something. The main thing is just to ignore them.
You get money out of acting. You get gray hair out of directing. Actually, I get more of a rush from directing.
If you say, I'm living in America and I have freedom of speech but I choose not to use it because it's going to cost me, well, you're not living in freedom. You're not free.
Any time you're trying to do a movie with a happy ending, it's very difficult because it's been done before and you don't want to be manipulative.
I learned much more about acting from philosophy courses, psychology courses, history and anthropology than I ever learned in acting class.
I learned never to listen to acting teachers because they don't know what the hell they're talking about.
I don't view myself as a political leftie. I view myself as a storyteller who is fair to both sides.
I don't think people have been able to deal with the fact that African American filmmakers can make movies about life and relationships.
I don't care about Clinton's haircuts or his affairs or any of that stuff.
I couldn't care less about being a presenter at the Oscars.
I think the enemy is self-censorship. In a free society the biggest danger is that you're afraid to the point where you censor yourself.
Just because someone gets arrested doesn't mean what they are doing is wrong. Some laws are unfair and unjust.
There are a great number of Republicans who are economically conservative but have hearts and a consciousness about their country.
American people are not evil. Given information, they will do the right thing. But they're not given the information.
It was dangerous to hit the wrong kid in my neighborhood, because a lot of the guys I played with had fathers in the Mafia.
Directing is creating a whole. You're able to combine different elements and create a film that is unique and true to your vision.
Altman was told they wouldn't do the film with me. He could easily have abandoned me, but he stood by me and really bailed me out.
If I'm a commodity, it wouldn't be a wise idea to buy stock in me - although, in the long run, maybe I'm a slow growth investment.
Notice what no one else notices and you'll know what no one else knows.
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