A big part of what I wanted to do with this character was go from when I was a boy and try and develop into a man, really try and play him as a man who is on this search, on a journey of personal, spiritual, political, social discovery.
I hated singing. I wanted to be an actress. But I don't think I'd have made it any other way.
I never said, 'I want to be alone.' I only said, 'I want to be left alone.' There is all the difference.
There's no such thing as a perfect guy. I think it would be strange if somebody was absolutely everything you always wanted, because then there'd be no challenge. Also, you'd feel inferior.
I wanted to go to Jupiter. That was my plan from day one, and David Lynch gave me the ticket.
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.
Larry wanted us to reposition the tower. We wouldn't, and won't. He's been holding back our fees. We want to get paid. And that's it. It'll get solved and we'll carry on with planning Ground Zero.
Anxiety is love's greatest killer. It makes others feel as you might when a drowning man holds on to you. You want to save him, but you know he will strangle you with his panic.
Men and women want to do a good job, and if they are provided the proper environment, they will do so.
I never wanted to weigh more heavily on a man than a bird.
That's a very odd notion because it involves seeing money up there on the screen - if something cost $5 million to make, they want to see that $5 million up there.
I also wanted to express the strength of cinema to hide reality, while being entertaining. Cinema can fill in the empty spaces of your life and your loneliness.
I don't have to 'freedom-kiss' my wife when what I really want to do is French-kiss her.
It's become another dimension to who I am. I don't think Sports Illustrated is going to be wanting me. But who cares? I'm at a different place in my life.
The cool thing about being famous is traveling. I have always wanted to travel across seas, like to Canada and stuff.
The average man does not know what to do with this life, yet wants another one which will last forever.
Pretexts are not wanting when one wishes to use them.
I think you always have to find where the boundary is in relation to the context in order to be able to kind of articulate how you want the space to interact with the viewer.
I don't want to make money, I just want to be wonderful.
What men really want is not knowledge but certainty.
I was nine years old when I made up my mind that that was what I definitely wanted to do.
If you want to know about a man you can find out an awful lot by looking at who he married.
I am not an Englishman, I was never an Englishman, and I don't ever want to be one. I am a Scotsman! I was a Scotsman and I will always be one.
You don't want to be photographed? You don't want to be known? Then you don't need to be out there peddling movies.
People are going to say what they want to say and think what they want to think, and I can't change their minds.