"She gave me a smile I could feel in my hip pocket."
"Give me two years, and I'll make her an overnight star."
US film producer
"You can pick out actors by the glazed look that comes into their eyes when the conversation wanders away from them."
English actor, director
(was married to Elizabeth Taylor)
"Sometimes you have to lie. One often has to distort a thing to catch its true spirit."
"Violence was almost an aphrodisiac for me."
"Rock'n'roll is like an aphrodisiac for people who have everyday jobs and sh*t."
English-US guitarist (Guns'n'Roses, Snakepit, Velvet Revolver)
(also see Axl Rose)
"The closer we come to the negative, to death, the more we blossom."
"Acting is not something you can do by the numbers. It changes from part to part. Day to day. Hour to hour. Some days I don't feel like it's that hard at all. Some days I don't want to do it for the life of me."
Philip Seymour Hoffman
"Courage is doing what you're afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you're scared."
Edward V. Rickenbacker
"She can reconstruct her face, her hair and her body but she will always be revolting to me."
US presidential intern
, on ex-friend Linda Tripp
"I think I'm a tiny bit like Harry [Potter] 'cause I'd like to have an owl. Yeah, that's the tiny bit, actually."
"Never think you've seen the last of anything."
"We won't see the end result until about an hour ago."
, on a Clinton health plan speech