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One thing about being successf...

One thing about being successful is that I stopped being afraid of dying. Once you're a star you're dead already. You're embalmed.

Dustin Hoffman 129 quotes

So, most of it was done over t...

So, most of it was done over the phone. But one of the first things I did as a director, because it's one of the first things you should do, even though most don't, is to ask good actors who they think is right for the part. They know better than anybody. But without missing a beat Maggie said Pauline Collins. I didn't know Pauline because I hadn't seen Shirley Valentine, but then I saw this thing that she did with Woody Allen [You Will Meet A Tall Dark Stranger], in which she was wonderful as a psychic, and I said to

Dustin Hoffman 129 quotes

Euthanasia is legal in Hollywo...

Euthanasia is legal in Hollywood. They just kill the film if it doesn't succeed immediately.

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A 'take' is an opportunity t...

A 'take' is an opportunity to fail ... and we think that we have to get it right all the time.

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A good review from the critics...

A good review from the critics is just another stay of execution.

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Well first of all, it's hard t...

Well first of all, it's hard to shoot a movie and break for a long time and then come back and do, in a sense, one of the biggest scenes that each character had.

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Acting didn't solve much! If i...

Acting didn't solve much! If it did, I would have ended up much less crazy than I am today, but I'm not. At least for me, acting is a relief - a relief to be able to admit certain things about myself and disguise in my work, in my characters.

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I love working, I'd be dead if...

I love working, I'd be dead if I hadn't found myself as an actor I didn't have to be successful.

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One of the things you can do a...

One of the things you can do as an actor, is compensate for the things you can't do in life.

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I love acting, and I`m not goi...

I love acting, and I`m not going to determine what I do based on what I fear other people might think. I do what I want to do.

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37 seconds, well used, is a li...

37 seconds, well used, is a lifetime.

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Canada is like a nice family l...

Canada is like a nice family living over a biker bar . . . They keep telling the downstairs neighbors to keep down the noise, people are trying to sleep.

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That's what we're all looking ...

That's what we're all looking for, the place where the work leads us.

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We're not allowed in the cutti...

We're not allowed in the cutting room - and that's extraordinary. So, when a director is asking for certain nuances and colours and we feel that they're phoney, but we do it because the director asks for it, that's the one that they pick in the cutting room. And I contend that when you see a movie with bad acting, don't blame the actor... blame those guys in the cutting room because they like that take.

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Usually, those people don't ev...

Usually, those people don't even like actors and they can't wait until they get in the cutting room. They kind of break down in categories: directors who like to be surprised and some of them abhor being surprised. As far as directing, we all direct when we're acting in movies... every single one of us.

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I think one of the things you ...

I think one of the things you have to be aware of as an actor is that if you come on the set and see the director standing there mouthing all the words while a scene is going on, that's usually a very bad sign because it means the director has already shot the scene in his head. He knows exactly the rhythm and the nuances that he wants delivered in the line and you're not going to dissuade him.

Dustin Hoffman 129 quotes

Well, 45-odd years of doing it...

Well, 45-odd years of doing it, so we all pile up the things we like about directors and the things we don't like about directors. And sometimes they're very similar.

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I decided a long time ago but ...

I decided a long time ago but sometimes it takes you 40 years to get around to doing something - and that's the truthful answer.

Dustin Hoffman 129 quotes

Tom [Courtenay] and Albert Fin...

Tom [Courtenay] and Albert Finney met Ron Harwood on the dresser, so that's how it started. It's a wonderful documentary. It's called Tosca's Kiss and Mr Hardwood told me about it when I asked him what the genesis was. It was made in 1983 and Verdi, who was rich and successful, toward the end of his life decided to build a mansion for himself in Milan, where he lived, and he stipulated that when he died opera singers and musicians - because he knew so many who were no longer playing at the Scala and some were poor - co

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But I would reinvent myself if...

But I would reinvent myself if I could. As a sexy leading man! We all would like that, but I don't know how to.

Dustin Hoffman 129 quotes

Вайнона Райдер и Анджелина Джоли, 1999 год и Сильвестр Сталлоне и его жена Бриджит Нильсен на премии AFI Life Achievement Award

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Кайли Миноуг, 1989 год и Принцесса Диана в день своей свадьбы с принцем Чарльзом, 29 июля 1981 года.

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