People desire power. I don't know why they want it so. It seems to me it implies a hugely superior intellect which separates them from most of the populace.
The idea that you can make love and not war really is pretty neat. That thing in Korea, the thing in Israel - that's all over the world. There must be a new way of thinking.
Woody Allen sets are very quiet. Extraordinary sense of power from a man who doesn't do anything except just stand there.
There is one confrontation scene toward the end of the picture. In the middle of the scene, I thought, That's Sean Connery! I don't know how else to describe Sean Connery. I still feel that way.
I love parties. I love a good time.
I'm just having a wonderful time. It's an interesting thing that I'm very comfortable with this material and I don't know why. Maybe it's because I did MacBeth.
I trust that the president will try, just give it one more shot, some revolutionary way of not doing this, of bringing all those kids back home safely.
Whenever there were parties, I wasn't invited because I began to be like that character. In a way, that contributed to the success of the performance.
As much preparation as I had made for the old man Salieri, gestures and so on, the fact is after sitting for hours, your movements are kind of slow.
I don't want to talk in terms of miracles. I think this is a very serious situation. But I do want to talk in terms of Bush becoming a man of the hour, and I think this is way to do it.
Suddenly I was the man who got the part that every actor in the English language was trying to get. I was really scared. I had talked the talk, and now I had to walk the walk. For three days, I couldn't answer the phone.
All the stuff that you visualized that was going to work so beautifully, you discover is trashed, so you jump to something else.
I really like to experiment. That's the only way I can work. It's instinctive.
If these men decided that they have to go in there and fight, I want them to send their own children and grandchildren. I want them to not send a bunch of strangers' kids in there to fight and die.
There are certain men and women who, from the minute they step in front of a camera, that's exactly where they belong. Connery's one.