No matter what he does, every person on earth plays a central role in the history of the world. And normally he doesn't know it.
We were using Brooke as an actress; she was playing different roles: a liberated woman, a teenager, a vamp.
There's a challenge to playing these fantasy figures because they are fantasy figures. You have to enter into this sort of imaginative world of the writer.
I do not believe that sheer suffering teaches. If suffering alone taught, all the world would be wise, since everyone suffers. To suffering must be added mourning, understanding, patience, love, openness and the willingness to remain vulnerable.
We don't receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us or spare us.
If we do discover a complete theory, it should be in time understandable in broad principle by everyone. Then we shall all, philosophers, scientists, and just ordinary people be able to take part in the discussion of why we and the universe exist.
I didn't know what types of movies I wanted to do. I want to do things that are different. I want to take my time with each role.
These same people seem to forget that mother also took a lot of chances with the type of roles she played.
Well, you know, I mean, she was so wonderful, and she really played the role to perfection.
The most difficult thing in the world is to start a career known only for your looks, and then to try to become a serious actress. No one will take you seriously once you are known as the pretty woman.
Well, you know, I've bonded with a lot of people over the years, you know. We played the same tournaments year after year and we go back to the same place and many times the seats have been full and that has meant the world to me for sure.
The world of knowledge takes a crazy turn when teachers themselves are taught to learn.
I did not wish to take a cabin passage, but rather to go before the mast and on the deck of the world, for there I could best see the moonlight amid the mountains. I do not wish to go below now.
I didn't go to classes there, but ended up at the Cinematheque, and there it opened up even wider because there I saw a variety of films from all over the world.
There was a reason my first substantial role after rehab was to play a maniac whose personal story ended badly. I knew what it was like to go those dark places. I played a guy who died as a result of his abuse.
I feel I'll take on the responsibility of showing the world a whole different kind of Latin woman.
The point is not to take the world's opinion as a guiding star but to go one's way in life and working unerringly, neither depressed by failure nor seduced by applause.
Now I am discovering the world once more. England has widened my horizon.
I got a role in this movie called Freeway playing this really angry, aggressive, violent young woman who believed wholeheartedly in the truth. I had such satisfaction afterward, and I thought, That's what I want to do.
You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.
Now the decision to play a role is halfway towards understanding the character, because you empathize with it and that's why you want to play it.
There are some persons in this world, who, unable to give better proof of being wise, take a strange delight in showing what they think they have sagaciously read in mankind by uncharitable suspicions of them.
With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world.
All the world's a stage,
And all the men and women merely players:
They have their exits and their entrances;
And one man in his time plays many parts,
His acts being seven ages.
If those who are the enemies of innocent amusements had the direction of the world, they would take away the spring, and youth, the former from the year, the latter from human life.