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I was 37 when my father died-and I no longer had any freedom of choice over what I would do with the rest of my life.
— Paul Getty
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International business may conduct its operations with scraps of paper, but the ink it uses is human blood.
Well if you were asking my personal opinion on that I think the answer can only be yes but it was missed. Much as I know I'm responsible for a lot of things, I can't wear any responsibility for that.
If man makes himself a worm he must not complain when he is trodden on.
Contempt is the weapon of the weak and a defense against one's own despised and unwanted feelings.
I've never had to get a job as a waiter or anything. I've always been able to support myself in 'the biz.' Which is great. It's really fantastic to be able to say that, because I know it's hard to do.
I'm endlessly putting myself on tapes for things over in America! I'm always sitting at home, learning lines, sending stuff to America.
What can you do if a part of it is uphill? You can't work out another route. You've just got to run the one they give you. But they tell me London is a nice course. Even the cobbles, I hope, are not very much of a problem for me.
I always felt that if someone shot me, it would be great for the environmental movement, because they would make me a martyr. Our biggest fear was our children, because there was a tremendous amount of threat and intimidation, and my wife was terrified that the children might be grabbed or assaulted in some way. That was the real fear.
I will calmly wait for my induction to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Don't I have the numbers to be inducted?
No pope ever condemned slavery.
Theology is unnecessary.
New Jersey is the most poetic state: close enough to New York to be urban and cosmopolitan, far enough to be desirous and unsure; densely populated, but full of farms and woods, with the most deer of any state.
I'm one of a generation brought up on television whose acting is more 'naturalistic', whereas with some of the older generation it's more heightened. But I think there's room for both styles.
I'm not going to talk about who I voted for.
I would love to do a duet with Tim McGraw. I think that would be fun.
When future archaeologists dig up the remains of California, they're going to find all of those gyms their scary-looking gym equipment, and they're going to assume that we were a culture obsessed with torture.
A man is but the product of his thoughts what he thinks, he becomes.
So my father was a person who never lied to me. If I had a question, he answered it. I knew a lot of things at a young age because I was intrigued.
Hard rock may have faded from the media for a time, but I've always been able to make a living, if not in America, then in the rest of the world.
My method of helping someone is saying, 'Wow, you look amazing. Let me help you look even better.' I think tearing someone down is an awful thing to do. It has a lasting impression on people.