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I'm an artist; affirmation is like catnip to me.
Sometimes I can think of nothing more blissful than going to Berkeley and reading Byron for three years.
I have no interest in doing anything other than good work.
People are fascinating. They're so unique and I think what's more fascinating is the reason behind the physical characteristic, the enigma, that's where the gold dust is.
Often, I'll read a script and the female character's an extension or serves some sort of purpose in terms of the male character's narrative and it just isn't fully formed. But they will be very beautiful. Whether a secretary or a doctor or a vet, they will be very beautiful.
Puberty is an extremely traumatic process even if you don't realize it. It kind of lives with you for like 10 years.
Maybe I've just been incredibly fortunate, but there's a level of dedication, devotion, intensity and seriousness around me every day.
People think I'm totally crackers.
I think any artist is a perfectionist by their nature.
Fear is the enemy. I distrust it. Any feeling or decision I make that might be motivated by fear I quickly reassess.
I think, really, what I'm interested in is whole women, real people.
I'm interested in having a relationship with the world that's not my own.
There's something really simple and idyllic about living in a house very close to the water.
I think impersonation is a great art. It's something that I enjoy doing, in a frivolous and lighthearted way. But I don't flatter myself to think I'm an impersonator.
My face is almost like a canvas - a blank canvas in the sense that the hair on my face is very, very fine and my skin is incredibly fair and my hair is quite dark, and that's very unusual.
I am a Graham Greene fan - I'm just a ferocious reader. I read an awful lot when I get the time.
I am quite odd-looking in real life.
I don't like getting dressed up. It's hard because as a woman, as an actor, the whole world wants you to enjoy dressing up.
I subscribe to no religion. But I believe that in the creation of art, there can be moments of God.
I think every work is hard in different ways.
I think it's the easiest thing in the world to be horribly critical about yourself.
I think the most important thing when you're telling a story is to just tell the story as best as you possibly can.
I'm not even sure that any of us are ever ready for anything. We can be ripe, or over-ready, but what is that moment when we're actually ready?
I'm very pragmatic.
I've always thrown like a girl.
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