I always think the Sex Pistols and the Ramones as very, very important because they stripped things down.
I think any girl who comes to Hollywood with sex symbol or bombshell hanging over her has a rough road.
Hateful to me as are the gates of hell, Is he who, hiding one thing in his heart, Utters another.
Hateful to me as the gates of Hades is that man who hides one thing in his heart and speaks another.
I had now made about 45 pictures, but what had I become? I knew all too well: a phallic symbol. All over the world I was, as a name and personality, equated with sex.
Though a quarrel in the streets is a thing to be hated, the energies displayed in it are fine; the commonest man shows a grace in his quarrel.
To give birth is a fearsome thing; there is no hating the child one has borne even when injured by it.
They don't ask much of you. They only want you to hate the things you love and to love the things you despise.
Just when I think I hate fashion, I hate clothes, I'm seized by this crazy thing that I have to do. I have this little studio now where I just draw. I can be in the room for three days and not even look up.
I hate the way market forces try to separate us out in to the appropriate demographic - basically in order to sell us things. We need to find stories that we can enjoy together, not separately.
Being a sex symbol was rather like being a convict.
I hate women because they always know where things are.
In Serbia a lot of people hate me because they want to westernise, not understanding that the western world is bipolar, with very good things and very bad things. Since they don't have experience of the west, they even believe that western shit is pie.
I don't know what it means to be a sex symbol. When I look myself on a magazine cover I don't see it as me, but as someone painted, fluffed, puffed and done up.
Mick Jagger, his face was very new. It became a sex symbol.
You have to be born a sex symbol. You don't become one. If you're born with it, you'll have it even when you're 100 years old.
It's usually the exact same three things which are, the Scripts, the Director and the Role those are the three things I look for and really any two of them, If I get two of them that's usually enough, but definitely those are the things I look for.
I'm sure acting is a deeply neurotic thing to do.
The truth is I love being alive. And I love feeling free. So if I can't have those things then I feel like a caged animal and I'd rather not be in a cage. I'd rather be dead. And it's real simple. And I think it's not that uncommon.
It's a waste of time for people to say things they think other people want to hear, or try and come off in a certain way. I try to be as honest as I can.
I went on countless auditions. I begged my parents until I finally was allowed to be in a theatrical play when I was 13. It was the most important thing in my life.
Too much of a good thing can be wonderful.
I don't believe in perfection. I don't think there is such a thing. But the energy of wanting things to be great is a perfectionist energy.
It is a light thing for whoever keeps his foot outside trouble to advise and counsel him that suffers.
It is clear that not in one thing alone, but in many ways equality and freedom of speech are a good thing.