This became a credo of mine: Attempt the impossible in order to improve your work.
To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to sweat over lonely labor, to be given a chance to create, is the meat and potatoes of life. The money is the gravy. As everyone else, I love to dunk my crust in it. But alone, it is not a diet designed to keep body and soul together.
A sure way to lose happiness, I found, is to want it at the expense of everything else
Without wonder and insight, acting is just a trade. With it, it becomes creation.
I would take a bad script and a good director any day against a good script and a bad director.
Old age is no place for sissies.