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17 quotations by David Duchovny

QuoteYou're raising a kid and you give it food and shelter and, most importantly, you give it the feeling that it's special. I think people react to celebrities like that -- I mean, they treat celebrities like children.Quote

QuoteWomen's fashion is a subtle form of bondage. It's men's way of binding them. We put them in these tight, high-heeled shoes, we make them wear these tight clothes and we say they look sexy. But they're actually tied up.Quote

QuoteWillie Mays was the best ever. When I was in college I once made a catch like the one Mays made over his head. Sometimes when I'm lying in bed at night I think about it. It still makes me warm.Quote

QuoteWe really have to reconsider what it is that a public person gives up. Why does a public person give up all his or her rights to privacy?Quote

QuotePeople think celebrities don't have to worry about human things like sickness and death and rent. It's like you've traveled to this Land of Celebrity, this other country. They want you to tell about what you saw.Quote

QuoteOne of the nice things about acting is that it allows you to open up to the other people within you.Quote

QuoteMy entire life has been an attempt to get back to the kind of feelings you have on a field. The sense of brotherhood, the esprit de corps, the focus -- there being no past or future, just the ball. As trite as it sounds, I was happiest playing ball.Quote

QuoteIt's not someone else's responsibility to honor my marriage. It's my responsibility.Quote

QuoteIf you have Darwin, Christ and Nietzsche, they're all going to talk at once. You need somebody who listens.Quote

QuoteI love dogs. They live in the moment and don't care about anything except affection and food. They're loyal and happy. Humans are just too damn complicated.Quote

QuoteI lost my virginity when I was 14. And I haven't been able to find it.Quote

QuoteI feel I have to work hard to nurture whatever talent I have as an actor. I feel like it's not natural to me. So I don't take it for granted... What I think is my natural ability - which is writing - I think I totally take that for granted.Quote

QuoteI don't think I'd ever be cruel to an animal.Quote

QuoteI do not think that Mulder trusts any one other than Scully. He s very solitary. She is the only one who takes him seriously. I don t know if they re in love. In a way, their relationship is deeper than that, because they cannot live without each other.Quote

QuoteI always dreamt of being a basketball player. A dream that only I believed in.Quote

QuoteFor hundreds of years, that was the major form of entertainment: The grown-ups sat around and watched the kids play. Now they sit around and watch the television. The actors are the kids.Quote

QuoteAnxiety is part of creativity, the need to get something out, the need to be rid of something or to get in touch with something within.Quote