If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem.
I want to establish a wide range and play all kinds of parts. It’s that sort of acting career I really respect. I like to turn a sharp left from whatever I’ve done before because that keeps me awake. That’s why I want to be an actor – I don’t want to play endless variations on one character.
I’ve been a critic of the antiglobalization movement, and they’ve been a critic of me, but the one thing I respect about the movement is their authentic energy. These are not people who don’t care about the world.