"This is a racist and imperialist war. The warmongers who stole the White House (you call them "hawks", but I would never disparage such a fine bird) have hijacked a nation`s grief and turned it into a perpetual war on any non-white country they choose to describe as terrorist."
"The war against terrorism is terrorism. The whole thing is just bullsh*t."
But I just felt at one point that I was on a hamster wheel, you know? Just doing movie after movie and thinking so much about career related things and I think missing out on hanging with my friends and family as much I needed to.
In the courtroom, it`s where a lawyer really becomes an actor. There`s a very fine line between delivering a monologue in a play and delivering a monologue to a jury. I`ve always felt that way - I`ve been in a lot of courtrooms. The best lawyers are really theatrical.
Bur I think all the environmental groups have to focus on at least one main issue together. That`s the move we need to do right now.
When I let up from the weed, and the drinking too, I cried every day. And I liked that. I like crying. And now I not only wanna cry and show my crying to other people, I wanna just split myself down the middle and open my guts and just throw everything out!
And then going and just hanging with my family for a long time and living the life of Riley, I think was the best thing I could`ve done.
When I was in the seventh grade I did a report about the environment and the loss of species. It was supposed to be only a few pages, but ended up being nearly 50.
I think my best skill in this whole deal is as a conduit to try to bring people together, because I think it`s in our unity that we`ll have the greatest strength.
And Garrison Keillor I think is a fascinating guy and really entertaining.
We`ve killed a million Iraqis since the start of the Gulf war - mostly by blocking humanitarian aid.
Violence was almost an aphrodisiac for me.
I related to his disillusionment. Thinking that he was going for this big dream. Then he kind of saw through it all at one point and went back home. Then he started a bender, which I can relate to of course.
My main hope for myself is to be where I am.
Salma is just one of the great goddesses ever put on this Earth.
Some people make a great film and then they can`t follow up.
There`s just something extraordinary about that Selma Hayek.
I never was disillusioned with acting because I love acting.
Well for six years during Cheers I couldn`t get another job.
I had a hard time with that hockey. I hadn`t grown up skating, so that was my biggest challenge. We worked on it and worked on it. But then when we first shot it, it was so hard for me.
Individual action is the most important thing. Individual action in concert, maybe with a lot of other people. It is an exponential growth.
So I just took some time off. I was maybe going to do two or three years and it turned into five years. But certainly, I`d say it was the best thing I ever did. And now I come back to this whole thing really energized about it.
Right now there should be a moratorium on the cutting down of old growth in this country. That is a small thing to ask at this point. There is only four percent of old growth left. Ninety-six percent of it has been cut down.
Now, coming back and doing these films, I really am just trying to be careful about the quality of the project. Really cautious.
The war against terrorism is terrorism.
Even though there`s an entertainment value to the film, I think it`s very important because you can`t really separate the impact of that political message from it. It`s rare that you get films like that I think; that really have an important message and are also entertaining.
A grownup is a child with layers on.