I think our chances are not looking great today but the only way to fail for me is just not to try.
You go back to those films of the '40s and '50s and hear the dialogue, the way the people played off each other, the wordplay. I think we've really lost that in movies.
People who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do.
If you call a cat, he may not come. Which doesn't happen with dogs. They're different types of animals. Cats are very sexy I think too in the way they move.
It's funny when someone says to you 'you're hot' and all that, because I don't think of it in that way.
There's always pressure, from other people and yourself. If you're happy with the looks you're born with, then what are you going to do your whole life?. We keep thinking up new things and finding better ways of doing things because we're not happy with what we're given.
I think that I used to love Hollywood movies. I remember great phases and moments. But, unfortunately, now is not the moment.
I don't think of it as a competition - which might surprise you, given the way movies are reported constantly.
I think the way it works is that when you're casting a movie, you usually want to work with people that you believe in.
I think that the only way to teach is by example, as children will more easily follow what they see you do than what you tell them to do.
Anybody can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way - that is not within everybody's power and is not easy.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
My life has been one great big joke, a dance that's walked a song that's spoke, I laugh so hard I almost choke when I think about myself.
Those people who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do.
I think maybe in a way it gets worse because you come in with a real reputation and they've paid you lots of money and all that.
I think the point about ActionAid is what it's asking people to do is engage with poor people in developing countries and understand what their lives are like and understand how the way we live our lives impacts on theirs.
I think movies are a director's medium in the end. Theater is the actor's medium. Theater is fast, and enjoyable, and truly rewarding. I believe in great live performance.
The best way to enhance freedom in other lands is to demonstrate here that our democratic system is worthy of emulation.
A lot of great people have seen people portray them and loathed them. But I did my best and I don't think there is anything to be offended at.
Americans enjoy uniformity in a way that the British don't; they wanted everybody of a sort of nice chorus line height and here I was, this person who was a good three inches taller than anyone else on the end of the line.
I think it's important for girls to be confident. Believe in yourself and... everybody's hot.
My own way of thinking is to ponder long and I hope deeply on problems and for a long time which I keep away for years and years and I never really let them go.
When you are making the one you are doing, you think it is the greatest film going. And then you do another one and it is a great film.
When I read about the way in which library funds are being cut and cut, I can only think that American society has found one more way to destroy itself.
Count Dracula had directed me to go to the Golden Krone Hotel, which I found, to my great delight, to be thoroughly old-fashioned, for of course I wanted to see all I could of the ways of the country.