| Anybody can write a film script 'cuz it has been reduced to a formula.
| When I was a young actor... the more different you were from the part you played, the more talent it reflected.
| You can't leave civilization behind entirely.
| The only difference from one $100 million budget film to another is which of the 12 box stars are getting $20 million to be in it.
| Time is money, as they say, and it was never more apropos than on a television show, where a minute is worth about $200!
| Hollywood... a city I was to come back to time and again, in sickness and in health, in success and in failure, with anticipation and with dread.
| Life has never been easy. Nor is it meant to be. It is a matter of being joyous in the face of sorrow.
| The space genre is timeless.
| Generally speaking, actors are allowed NO input. Actors are dumb.
| Hollywood today is all about being consistent. All thinking in mainstream film business takes place in one box.
| I believe that the first 8 years are most important and the time in a child's life when parents must be absolutely and completely present.
| A stage play requires very different craft from a book, fiction or otherwise, and ditto from a screenplay.
| If you want to have great success, you'd better give them what they want, but so be it.
| My favorite thing is to be alone in a room with a blank paper in front of me and the time to fill it.
| I never get involved with the ladies I work with.
| I have written two nonfiction books, I'm embarrassed to say.
| In many ways I wish I wasn't an actor dragging around the baggage from being one so that I could just devote my energies to encouraging people to find their true selves.
| We are all vegetarians here, and except for a mountain lion that's been hanging around and killed our dog, we don't have a care in the world.
| Children... are our legacy. Our responsibility. They are our destiny and we are theirs. The extent to which we fail as parents, we fail as God's children.
| The best things in life are usually difficult.