May you live as long as you want and not want as long as you live.
I do not want to admit to the world that I can be a bad person. It is just that I don't want anyone to have false expectations. Moviemaking is a harsh, volatile business, and unless you can be ruthless, too, there's a good chance that you are going to disappear off the scene pretty quickly.
I'm not interested in doing something edgy with a capital E just so everyone knows, 'Oh, OK, now he's showing us he can do edgy.'
I must say that I do wrestle with the amount of money I make, but at the end of the day what am I gonna say? I took less money so Rupert Murdoch could have more?
My kid could get a bad X-ray and I could get a call from the doctor saying I have something growing in my bum and that would change my perspective on everything instantaneously, on what is and what is not important.
College isn't necessary for everybody and it's only from what you put into it what you go there for.
My wife and I, we met making a movie. This is not just our job, it's our life. It's what we do naturally whether we're working together or not.
Help, and you will make a huge impact in the life of the street, the town, the country and our planet. If only one out of four of each one hundred of you choose to help on any given day, in any given cause, incredible things will happen in the world you live in.
Life is like a box of chocolates: you never know what you're gonna get." Number Six in the Top Ten Most Famous Movie Quotes. -The Guinness Book of Film
I will entertain anything; it doesn't matter. You know, it's not obviously about the price, it's not about who, it's kind of about when and what. It's material, that's all.
You don't necessarily go in to talk to the person to try to find some secret key to the lock.
Help publicly. Help privately. Help make sense where sense has gone missing. Help science to solve and faith to soothe. Help, and you will abolish apathy-the void that is so quickly filled by ignorance and evil.
The "Toy Story" films accomplish what timeless classics aim for - innocent characters who face an endless trail of adventures.
There's a difference between solitude and loneliness. I can understand the concept of being a monk for a while.
Tweeting is like sending out cool telegrams to your friends once a week.
The desert, when the sun comes up...I couldn't tell where heaven stopped and the Earth began.
Even the simplest choice can make a jaw-dropping difference in our world.
If things were easy to find, they wouldn't be worth finding.
The average movie set is the least political arena on Earth. Nobody bothers talking about politics because, one, we all love the job so much. You don't talk about current events. You talk about old show business stories and whether or not there's gonna be French onion dip at the craft services table that day.
The only way you can truly control how you are seen is by being honest all the time.
Never give up because you never know what the tide will bring in the next day.
A hero is somebody who voluntarily walks into the unknown.
If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it. It's the hard that makes it great.
I've been doing a pale imitation of Bill Murray for most of my career.
I think it's better to feel good than to look good.
It was a million tiny little things that, when you added them all up, they meant we were supposed to be together ... and I knew it.
We are still in the position of waking up and having a choice. Do I make the world better today somehow, or do I not bother?
I'm glad I didn't have to fight in any war. I'm glad I didn't have to pick up a gun. I'm glad I didn't get killed or kill somebody. I hope my kids enjoy the same lack of manhood.
Larger-than-life characters make up about .01 percent of the world's population.
The prejudice surrounding AIDS exacts a social death which precedes the actual physical one.
I just know that every man I kill the farther away from home I feel.
Truth is, I'll never know all there is to know about you just as you will never know all there is to know about me. Humans are by nature too complicated to be understood fully. So, we can choose either to approach our fellow human beings with suspicion or to approach them with an open mind, a dash of optimism and a great deal of candour.
Some people go to bed at night thinking, 'That was a good day.' I am one of those who worries and asks, 'How did I screw up today?'
From now on we live in a world where man has walked on the Moon. It's not a miracle; we just decided to go.
I went to college because I didn't have anywhere else to go and it was a fabulous hang. And while I was there I was exposed to this world that I didn't know was possible.
As an actor I am always waiting for my luck to run out.
Everybody has something that chews them up and, for me, that thing was always loneliness. The cinema has the power to make you not feel lonely, even when you are.
If you have to have a job in this world, a high-priced movie star is a pretty good gig.
Eating everything you want is not that much fun. When you live a life with no boundaries, there's less joy. If you can eat anything you want to, what's the fun in eating anything you want to?
That's what's nice about directing a film and having it done: There's nothing more I can do about it. It's done. That's it. All I can do is let it go and hope that people are kind to it.