1. I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.

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  2. Success makes so many people hate you. I wish it wasn't that way. It would be wonderful to enjoy success without seeing envy in the eyes of those around you.

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  3. You know, most people really don't know me.

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  4. Sometimes, wearing a scarf and a polo coat and no makeup and with a certain attitude of walking, I go shopping or just look at people living. But then, you know, there will be a few teenagers who are kind of sharp, and they'll say, 'Hey, just a minute. You know who I think that is?' And they'll start tailing me. And I don't mind.

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  5. I don't look at myself as a commodity, but I'm sure a lot of people have.

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  6. I've often stood silent at a party for hours listening to my movie idols turn into dull and little people.

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  7. I'm one of the world's most self-conscious people. I really have to struggle.

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  8. I don't know if high society is different in other cities, but in Hollywood, important people can't stand to be invited someplace that isn't full of other important people. They don't mind a few unfamous people being present because they make good listeners.

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  9. Of course, it does depend on the people, but sometimes I'm invited places to kind of brighten up a dinner table like a musician who'll play the piano after dinner, and I know you're not really invited for yourself. You're just an ornament.

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  10. I've always felt toward the slightest scene, even if all I had to do in a scene was just to come in and say, 'Hi,' that the people ought to get their money's worth and that this is an obligation of mine, to give them the best you can get from me.

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  11. Millions of people live their entire lives without finding themselves. But it is something I must do.

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  12. There is a need for aloneness, which I don't think most people realise for an actor. It's almost having certain kinds of secrets for yourself that you'll let the whole world in on only for a moment, when you're acting. But everybody is always tugging at you. They'd all like sort of a chunk of you.

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  13. If I'm a star, then the people made me a star.

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  14. The 'public' scares me, but people I trust.

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  15. The public doesn't mind people living together without being married, providing they don't overdo it.

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  16. I won't be satisfied until people want to hear me sing without looking at me. Of course, that doesn't mean I want them to stop looking.

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  17. Why is it you always meet people when you look your worst?

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  18. It's nice to be included in people's fantasies but you also like to be accepted for your own sake.

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  19. I don't consider myself an intellectual. And this is not one of my aims. But I admire intellectual people.

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