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Kevin Spacey Quotes & Quotations
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    Am I now supposed to go on Oprah and cry and tell you my deepest, darkest secrets because you want to know? Kevin-SpaceyKevin Spacey
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    And I certainly won't lay out areas of my life that I think are just private. Kevin-SpaceyKevin Spacey
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    But I feel that I have a responsibility to help the film and I have relations with the studio and with those who put up the money so that I can tell a story that I believe in. Kevin-SpaceyKevin Spacey
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    Directing a film was something I was yearning to do. I always wanted to see if I had the capacity to be a good storyteller. Kevin-SpaceyKevin Spacey
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    I feel it's a responsibility for anyone who breaks through a certain ceiling... to send the elevator back down and give others a helpful lift. Kevin-SpaceyKevin Spacey
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    I liked it because it was such a dangerous script and showed just what human beings are capable of. Here was a movie in which Morgan Freeman and Brad Pitt, who always win in every movie they ever do, simply don't win. I felt that was outrageous for a commercial movie. Kevin-SpaceyKevin Spacey
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    I mean we all played as kids. You play games, you take on different characters, you imitate; the fun and the love of play has never left me. Kevin-SpaceyKevin Spacey
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    I open myself up every time I walk on screen and give you everything that I am. There are parts of me that are in every movie that I've done. That to me is what my job is. Kevin-SpaceyKevin Spacey
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    I'm aware that, from the outside, this looks like I've got quite an ego. Kevin-SpaceyKevin Spacey
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    I'm lucky if I find one movie a year that's worth doing, and when I do find one, it usually only takes 20-30 days to shoot. Kevin-SpaceyKevin Spacey
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    I'm not out there trying to get press for myself nor am I trying to convince anybody that I'm living any kind of a life. I'm actually trying to convince people: I don't want you to know what I'm living, because it's none of your business. Kevin-SpaceyKevin Spacey
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    I'm not someone who's led my life trying to get publicity; I'd rather do my work and go home. Kevin-SpaceyKevin Spacey
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    I've been on sets where things weren't relaxed because someone was creating tension for no reason. Kevin-SpaceyKevin Spacey
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    I've been trying to take this journey over the last four years of getting away from playing manipulative and villainous characters and playing characters that are affected by what happens to them as opposed to unaffected. Kevin-SpaceyKevin Spacey
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    It's a great thriller or mystery, but on another level it's a film about the fact that, if you only look at a person through one lens, or only believe what you're told, you can often miss the truth that is staring you in the face. Kevin-SpaceyKevin Spacey
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    It's so easy for us to misperceive and see the things in others that we want to see. And, when we're wrong, and often we're dead wrong, we miss the truth. Kevin-SpaceyKevin Spacey
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    My life will change, because I want it to change; and also because this is something I'm committed to doing and that I believe my life has been leading towards. Kevin-SpaceyKevin Spacey
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    Over a spell of about three years, I played a series of roles that were, for me, all very different, but most of them came out within a six-month period. They all dealt with a kind of dark territory that in some cases had been mined before in movies. Kevin-SpaceyKevin Spacey
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    Over the years, I've been trying to build a relationship with an audience. I've tried to maintain as much of a low profile as I could so that those characters would emerge and their relationship with audiences would be protected. Kevin-SpaceyKevin Spacey
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    Secondarily, I think films that are driven by music also terrify studios. Kevin-SpaceyKevin Spacey
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    Sometimes the person who is the most logical is the person whom we call insane. Kevin-Spacey/">Kevin Spacey
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    Success is like death. The more successful you become, the higher the houses in the hills get and the higer the fences get. Kevin-Spacey/">Kevin Spacey
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    You try to do the best work that you can do to give audiences something that maybe they haven't seen before and keep challenging yourself. Kevin-Spacey/">Kevin Spacey