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"Money isn't a major motivating force in my life. Nor is my profession. There are other things that I care more about than being an actor." Make picture quote!
"I've had some movies that have been ridiculed, but that's OK with me. I don't feel that really defines me. Should I change who I am to be popular?" Make picture quote!
"I'm a pretty convenient foil for a lot of people." Make picture quote!
"When I read Thirteen Days I was moved by it. It was just a great time for the world, in terms of looking back in history and seeing how we got ourselves into trouble and how we got ourselves out of trouble." Make picture quote!
"If it's going to be wrecked, I want to make sure I wreck it." Make picture quote!
"If you don't understand your limitations you won't achieve much in your life." Make picture quote!
"If you think of 'Liberty Valance' or 'The Searchers,' there are moments in there that you'll never, ever forget... And it does not matter what century you are from." Make picture quote!
"In America, politicians do whatever to get re-elected, and a lot of decisions that were being made at that time by Kennedy were certain not to get him re-elected." Make picture quote!
"Lincoln was the greatest speaker and he was ridiculed for how he looked, you know?" Make picture quote!
"You have to pick the stories that you want to be involved with and the end game is you'd like to be a part of a hit. But I think your moral obligation is to follow your own heart." Make picture quote!
"One person doesn't have to shoulder all the responsibility for why a film does or doesn't do well." Make picture quote!
"President Kennedy was willing to go to war. He was not a coward. The man had been in war and so had Ken O'Donnell. He was ready to protect this nation, but he was not ready for a military solution just because it was being rammed down his throat." Make picture quote!
"There are a lot of things that come to bear on movies now that I don't think are good for movies. They're trying to appeal to the biggest demographic and, when they do that, you sometimes flatten out." Make picture quote!
"We all have that burning question about what happens if we lose somebody we love, especially if we lose them tragically. We wonder what fear was going on, we wonder if we could have reached out and touched them, held their hand, looked in their eyes, been there." Make picture quote!
"We stand our best chance of leaving a legacy to those who want to learn, our children, by standing firm. In matters of style, hey, swing with the stream. But in matters of principle, you need to stand like a rock." Make picture quote!
"We still live with this unbelievable threat over our heads of nuclear war. I mean, are we stupid? Do we think that the nuclear threat has gone, that the nuclear destruction of the planet is not imminent? It's a delusion to think it's gone away." Make picture quote!
"When I played Robin Hood, I knew the great role was Alan Rickman's and it didn't bother me. I always think that leading actors should be called the best supporting actors." Make picture quote!
"You have to decide if you're going to wilt like a daisy or if you're just going to go forward and live the life that you've been granted." Make picture quote!
"I've been around where I knew other actors were going to steal the scene, and I don't compete with them." Make picture quote!
"When I make a film I'm away from home for two to three months. So I want my kids to look at my films one day and say, I love his movies, I love his choices-because he loved them." Make picture quote!
"I enjoy sports. I get a real joy from playing sports but I don't look for those movies. Oliver Stone wanted to know if I would do Any Given Sunday and it just didn't appeal to me." Make picture quote!
"I'm glad movies aren't going to please everybody, they can't. But what they have to be is recognisable. I don't equate myself with a master painter, but I think you can recognise my films." Make picture quote!
"I'm proud of all the movies I've made. They're not sequels, they're not franchises. And the reason I pick my films carefully is that I don't want to spit on my life. I like to think of myself as more than that." Make picture quote!
"Being a celebrity is probably the closest to being a beautiful woman as you can get." Make picture quote!
"Field of Dreams is probably our generation's It's A Wonderful Life." Make picture quote!
"I am not a cynic." Make picture quote!
"I believe people who go into politics want to do the right thing. And then they hit a big wall of re-election and the pettiness of politics. In the end, politics gets in the way of the business of people." Make picture quote!
"I don't feel the need to direct. I tried to get other people to direct Dances, but they wouldn't do it. They all thought it was too long. One director wanted to cut the Civil War sequence. Another thought the white woman was very cliched." Make picture quote!
"I don't think I'd have been as good as Bruce was. He was a better JFK than I would have been." Make picture quote!
"I haven't tried to buffer myself. I like rolling the dice." Make picture quote!
"I like when my face tingles, when the hair on the back of my neck stands up." Make picture quote!
"I stand up for what I believe. I don't know if it's always paid off for me, because I've been ridiculed and humiliated." Make picture quote!
"I think there are good men and women in all decades. We've grown cynical. And look at what we do to all our heroes: Churchill, FDR, Kennedy, they all had affairs. But heroic things happen every day." Make picture quote!
"I think these movies are as much for people of that time as for people who weren't born. For people who weren't born, they see how leaders must act under a crisis situation, not trying to be re-elected or not trying to check polls, that they go from their gut check." Make picture quote!
"I wanted very much to do Traffic and at one point it looked like I was going to work on it. And then, of course, Catherine Zeta-Jones had her relationship with Michael Douglas and it suddenly didn't happen." Make picture quote!
"I work for the public, for the people who are paying to go to the cinema, rather than for the critics." Make picture quote!
"I'm a big fan of dreams. Unfortunately, dreams are our first casualty in life - people seem to give them up, quicker than anything, for a 'reality.'" Make picture quote!
"I'm getting those familiar feelings, and I'm just going to enjoy the process of getting to know someone again." Make picture quote!
"I'm only interested in being a good actor and in being remembered for my best films, not for the way I look. But it seems inevitable in this line of work that I have to care about the way I look without getting obsessed about it." Make picture quote!
"I don't think I ever take huge risks, though I'm not scared of doing so." Make picture quote!

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