Do I want to be a hero to my son? No. I would like to be a very real human being. That's hard enough.
Nothing's a break for me. Not even the breaks are breaks.
Sometimes you just gotta be drop-kicked out of the nest.
I don't want to be so confident in myself.
Look, even bad years are pretty good years I think.
I read the script for Wonder Boys, and I said that was almost perfect, it was so classy, cool and funny. It's a really specific thing. We stuck to it, it turned out good and a lot of people liked it.
I've always just shown up and tried to figure out what's for lunch and am I going to get to play some racquetball that night.
I think you end up doing the stuff you were supposed to do at the time you were supposed to do it.
I think I've been lucky, being my frequent appearances on Court TV have brought to me another level than just the actor guy.
I guess the issue for me is to keep things dynamic.
I've always been a fella who put most of my eggs in one basket and then take a dump in the basket but I really don't know.
The lesson is that you can still make mistakes and be forgiven.
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