I learned never to listen to acting teachers because they don't know what the hell they're talking about.
It was dangerous to hit the wrong kid in my neighborhood, because a lot of the guys I played with had fathers in the Mafia.
It simply comes down to this Get Busy Living or Get Busy Dying.
I'm fairly competant as a director and actor, but I am Mr. Neurotic as a writer. I just don't have enough confidence in my abilities to take criticism well. I take it personally. Start with 'It's a masterpiece,' and then tell me what you think could be changed.
I don't care about Clinton's haircuts or his affairs or any of that stuff.
My father described me as the oldest baby he'd ever seen. I apparently was very serious and reflective.