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Mark Twain created a new type of literature and not a lot of people can say that. Not a lot of people can say they're absolutely original and completely self-made.
My perception is that I've never done anything but work really hard.
Without deadlines and restrictions I just tend to become preoccupied with other things.
If you think that by threatening me you can get me to do what you want... well, that's where you're right. But - and I am only saying this because I care - there's a lot of decaffeinated brands on the market that are just as tasty as the real thing.
Why do women get paid less money? It doesn't make any sense.
Mark Twain had a way of telling stories that shifts your consciousness away from labels.
There was such a relationship between the buffalo and the American Indian - the Indians would eat them, live inside their pelts, use every part of the body. There was almost no separation between the people and the animals.
Hollywood's like a warehouse. It's just a place that you go. What's interesting in the warehouse has to do with the creative people.
I think part of my reputation has to do with the difficult roles I've played. Actors do tend to get identified with their characters.
It's the first time that I've ever had an art show based on a film, but it's a photography collage.
Most films made about the future acquiesce toward death, and I don't want to be told how to define my future.
My father was raised in the mountains of New Mexico, and he picked cotton for a dollar a day. He was working for the family from the time he was 7.
Youth is seen as everything. You don't know anything when you're young. It's great being older, just having a more balanced perspective. I wake up and realise that what seemed to be important last year no longer is. I'm increasingly grateful for every day.
I don't think of my life as a cliche, but I'm a cliche eccentric. Complete with a strange name - I mean, who's named Val? How many Vals do you know? I mean, really?
I don't watch television, but I saw 'The Office' by accident. I thought it was so sophisticated, the Victorian love story, and so bold. We'd do anything, all of us, to not work in that environment, and then I'm sitting there watching hours of it.
It's fun to look at people that are so good at acting that aren't actors, like David Bowie creating a mystique about rock n' roll. I've listened to 'Ziggy Stardust' as much as any rock n' roll fan - I don't really know what it's about, but it sure is fun to think about David Bowie as this mad creation.
Jim Thompson understood something about the serial killer before the psychology caught up to it, which is that they are detached to it and they do want to get caught.
My children have absolutely no interest in my fame. They're very sophisticated, and they have a spiritual perspective on material things because we go to church.
One out of 100 citizens of the U.S. is going to prison, and it's not that the system is making criminals, it's that it's making criminals better criminals. We're breeding them like rats and it has to change.
There's nothing good about divorce.
Daryl Hannah likes to goof around with fashion, but she does have pretty impeccable taste.
I think death is just a transition to another state of consciousness.
There was no one around called 'Val' when I was young, so I wanted to be John or Bill. Now I like it.
When you're young, you're always concerned about how you're being seen and how you're being criticized.
You just don't understand humility until you have children and get divorced.
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