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I work hard, and I tend to play hard. I very seldom rest hard.
 

I'd like to get my public image nearer to my reality. People have a lot of misconceptions.
 

I'm a perfectionist. I need to be needed. I need to do things for a man. But I don't need to do them as much, these days.
 

I'm a very nurturing kind of person and a sort of a homemaker. I'm just interested in things remaining fresh.
 

I've always loved men.
 

I've probably understood men too well. I realise they are predatory by nature, and I have a certain acceptance of the male animal.
 

Ideally, couples need three lives; one for him, one for her, and one for them together.
[Work]
 

Marriage has just never interested me.
[Marriage]
 

My view is quite simple. When your dog pees on the carpet, you do not give away your dog. You say, This dog is special. I have to teach him not to pee on the carpet. I feel exactly the same way about men. They need to be taught things.
 

Not everyone likes watching rushes, but it makes me work harder, and I don't feel I am watching myself, but watching the progression of the character.
 

Sometimes you like the personal adventure implicit in the making of a film, and sometimes you like your part in a film, and sometimes you like the final result.
 

The deeper interior you have the more you have in your library.
[Self Knowledge]
 

The thing about anything in life is you have to get ready for it. Study, learn.
 

There's something about being with a group of people who become like family that must be needed in society.
 

This film business, perhaps more so in America than in Europe, has always been about young sexuality. It's not true of theatre, but in America, film audiences are young. It's not an intellectual cinema in America.
 

Time seems to stop in certain places.
 

To be used in a part without depth is a frustrating feeling, when you know you have something to give.
 

We all lose our looks eventually, better develop your character and interest in life.
 

When I am working on a movie, all I want to talk about is the movie. All I want to be with are the movie people. It's like a clan. If I'm asked to people's houses for dinner, I hate to go, because they'll talk about other things.
 

When you share work, and you have the opportunity of seeing people you like doing what they do best, and you also interchange socially with them, it's very addictive.
 


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