Every man who is any kind of artist has a great deal of female in him. I act and give of myself as a man, but I register and receive with the soul of a woman. The only really good artists are feminine. I can't admit the existence of an artist whose dominant personality is masculine.— Peter Biskind
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Warren Beatty once quipped that the best time for a wedding was noon, because if the marriage didn't work, you hadn't screwed up the entire day.
It's absolutely impossible to have a serious critical discussion about enthusiasms for movie stars. Because a movie star is an animal separate from acting. Sometimes, he or she is a great actor. Sometimes a third-rate one. But the star is something that you fall in love with.
I regard posterity as vulgar as success.
I don't trust posterity. I don't think what's good is necessarily recognized in the long run. Too many good writers have disappeared.
I have all the equipment to be a politician.
Total shamelessness. But it's lucky I never ran. In the years from [Joseph] McCarthy to now, I would have either been destroyed or reduced.
'Perfectionist' is the scariest word on a studio lot.
I've always felt there are three sexes: men, women, and actors.
And actors combine the worst qualities of the other two.