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30 quotations by Sean Penn

QuoteYeah, I had actually tried to stop acting before I made Dead Man Walking.Quote

QuoteYeah, I had a tremendous time shooting in Nebraska. I like that state a lot, all over it.Quote

QuoteWhat happens is things come to you - director, script - and if you respond to it, it's because it's tapping into some part of what's inside you, and different roles tap into different parts.Quote

QuoteWell, look at all of these summer blockbusters. You can't help but laugh a little, because you've already seen a lot of these movies 482 times.Quote

QuoteWell, I think that when you direct a movie or write it. And in the case of the two movies I did, I wrote and directed, they occupy a special place for you.Quote

QuoteThere's not a lot of good movies being made.Quote

QuoteThere's a lot of mediocrity being celebrated, and a lot of wonderful stuff being ignored or discouraged.Quote

QuoteThere is no re-inventing the wheel.Quote

QuoteThere are a few directors around who I have some excitement about spending my $7 at the theatre watching their movies.Quote

QuoteThe bottom line is, you love your wife, you do your best with that.Quote

QuoteThat on a romantic level, if you feel it about somebody and it's pure, it means that they do too.Quote

QuoteSomewhere along the line, the actions of this government are the actions of me.Quote

QuoteSacrificing American soldiers or innocent civilians in an unprecedented preemptive attack on a separate sovereign nation may well prove itself a most temporary medicine.Quote

QuoteOn any movie I'm involved with, I say what I think.Quote

QuoteOh, I'm a big-mouth. I said a lot of things.Quote

QuoteLove is a mess, at best, and I figure it can be very real in spite of all the things people try to attach to it.Quote

QuoteIn between, I go broke because I seem to do movies where you're not paid a lot as an actor.Quote

QuoteIf you're willing to put two thoughts into a picture then you're already ahead of the game.Quote

QuoteIf there's anything disgusting in the movie business, it is the whoredom of my peers.Quote

QuoteIf I win the lottery, I'm gonna direct three to four pictures every four to five years, instead of one - and there won't be time to act.Quote

QuoteI've never really been one to get what they call stage fright so much.Quote

QuoteI'm not a breakfast eater.Quote

QuoteI think we all have light and dark inside us.Quote

QuoteI think that I've still not been successful at playing the role of the retired actor, and I'd like to work on that.Quote

QuoteI think life's an irrational obsession.Quote

QuoteI think it's much more important to direct movies but if it's going to take five years between each one then I'll have to make up for that.Quote

QuoteI really love to make movies.Quote

QuoteI like to believe that love is a reciprocal thing, that it can't really be felt, truly, by one.Quote

QuoteChild-rearing is my main interest now. I'm a hands-on father.Quote

QuoteAt this stage, what would be rewarding would be for audiences to want to watch.Quote