I never wore a single fedora filming 'L.A. Noire.' It took about an hour and a half to do the hair - it was a very precise process.
I don't think the goal is, 'How big a star did you ever become?' I think the goal is, 'Were you able to express yourself?' And if you're able to say yes, in any field, you've won. If you paint, write, do mosaics, knit - if it's solving that part of your brain saying, 'I need to do this,' you've won.
Love is the only gold.
When one stops working at the height of one's career, it's just stupid not to say, 'I want to make sure I have a house.'
Having led many negotiations with countries outside the E.U. in the past, we would never enter the same compromises and reach the same good outcomes with states that don't shoulder the responsibilities and costs of the common market.
Some people in my family achieved a lot, some people inherited a lot. But I turned my back on the whole thing.
I guess after college, I just got really into food. I also think going on the road doing stand-up makes you more into food. Because when you travel like that, one of the things to do is find really good places to eat.
What I miss when I'm away is the pride in baseball. Especially the pride of being on a team that wins.
I used to think then that I was Bohemian, but I know now that I am not. I prefer order and precision to untidiness and looseness.
Everyone's like sheep on social media; like, one person starts making noise, and everyone's like, 'Hey, yeah!' and then you got a whole bunch of people making noise at you.
I do like shopping high street, but I do consider the long-term value of a specific piece and, also, one day giving it up for somebody else to love and enjoy.
My only way of processing anything for me is by writing.
Even if your parents don't have Alzheimer's or aren't in a wheelchair, your parents get old - if you're lucky to have parents who live for a long time. It's a challenge, and it's difficult and lovely and touching and awful and ghastly and real.
Whenever a man encounters a woman in a mood he doesn't understand, he wants to know if she's tired.
I try to keep away from being big-headed. That's what causes people to lose the acting thing. They start being commercial, and then they stink for the rest of their lives.
It is a great shock at the age of five or six to find that in a world of Gary Coopers you are the Indian.
As a person gets older, time gets more interesting. As a kid, you waste so much of it.
An increase in shareholder value can arise for reasons other than greater efficiency, such as increased power and the resulting ability to increase profits by raising prices.
Actually, I love trying to figure out why certain books become hits while others, which may be just as good, have trouble finding an audience.
Sometimes doing a movie for a short period of time is better than committing eight months to a television show.