I wouldn't go back on my old days, though; everybody needs to have their wild years. It's just a question of when and I'd rather have had them early than be doing it as a mid-life crisis type thing.— Rob Lowe
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Can someone explain the vitriol whenever Ayn Rand comes up? 'Atlas' is the greatest motivator for the individual that I can imagine.
Sampling, statisticians have told us, is a much more effective way of getting a good census.
The '80s were about trying to establish myself as an actor with a career.
And being a teenager enjoying the fruits of being successful with lots of what I think is appropriate for that age.
We always reminisce about how everyone tried to get Diane Lane's attention, to very little success.
Sobriety was the greatest gift I ever gave myself.
People have a responsibility, especially with today's media, to read between the lines.
Fake confidence on the outside often trumps truthful turmoil on the inside.
You show me someone who's led a perfect life and I'll show you a dullard.
[The Outsiders] was very competitive, in the best possible way.
Full of love, full of companionship and fellowship, pranks and practical jokes and ball-busting.
So I came to the realization: Nothing in life is unfair. It's just life.
[J.F] Kennedy's own accent was inconsistent. So people are inconsistent. And it always kind of irks me when people talk about inconsistent accents, because people are imperfect by nature. So in the end, what you do is, you do an inhabitation and not an imitation.
I have been looking forward to this age of my life for a long time.
In my twenties, I marked the days on the calendar - I was sick of playing high-school kids.
I have a lot of great memories, but I can't imagine anything more exciting than the life I have now.
I have other obligations now - the show, my family, my life.
.. though I know that without my sobriety I wouldn't have any of those things.
There's this unbelievable bias and prejudice against quote-unquote good-looking people, that they can't be in pain or they can't have rough lives or be deep or interesting.
I like the tradition of ordinary men in extraordinary circumstances and how they react to events which force them to be heroic in a way that is not in their natures.
The umbrella that I live under is that you must be truthful with everyone except when to do so would injure them or others.
Any time an opportunity scares you that much, you should seriously consider saying yes.
Kids are growing up and they don't know the difference between fact and fiction.
The line is getting blurry. I can handle it, you know; I'm a big boy. And the entertainment industry has always been crazy. But the problem is, it spills over into some very serious issues, in politics and real newsworthy stuff.
Conventions are, by nature, a party. I mean, that's why people become delegates. They come from all over the world to exercise their democratic rights and to party.
I think that in today's world the right to privacy and freedom of the press are set on a collision course.
There is good and evil in each of us, and you can easily be led to the dark side.
I think part of maturity is knowing who you are.
For the only time in my career, I came in and met Tony [Richardson] for the part - I did not read, I just met with him - and in the middle of the meeting, he told me that I had the part [in The Hotel New Hampshire]. There was never, "Well, thank you, and we'll have my people call your people." There was none of that kabuki that goes on now endlessly for even the smallest role.
[Jim Belushi] and I have a great thing going, and a really weird, offbeat story.
[Living In Peril] is the type of movie that I don't even know if it would be made today. Just a very odd film. But a very fun movie.
All the shows we did pre-airdate, and I'd come out - "Rob Lowe!" - and it was [Offers bored applause.] After the show aired? I came out - "Rob Lowe!" - and the place was, like, bedlam. And then the next week, they wouldn't let anyone under the age of 20 into the audience. And I'm going, "So that's how it works! Okay!"
David Mamet, Tim Kazurinsky, and Denise DeClue, who adapted [ About Last Night].
Between the three of them... I mean, it's always down to the writing. You're only as good as your writing.
The only good thing I could say about Dr.
Vegas was that it was fun working with Amy Adams. I like to feel I picked somebody great as my leading lady and was borne out. Oh, and I learned how to snap on a medical glove very easily.
I go through phases where I'll overuse words.
S.E. Hinton, who wrote The Outsiders - she and I have been in contact for the 50th anniversary of the book - and she said, "You still owe me the 10 dollars that we bet that you couldn't stop saying the word 'gnarly.'"
Ginnifer Goodwin said it very well - we're not doing the Hall Of Presidents at Disneyland. This is my interpretation of [J.F] Kennedy.
I don't look back with any bitterness, though there are a couple of judgment calls and some '80s hairdos that I'd like to do over.
My first lessons in comedy, how to construct a joke, I learned from Eileen Brennan, who had unbelievable timing.
[Virginia Madsen] big part in that movie ['Class'] required her shirt to get ripped off, and looking back, it couldn't be a more egregious, vintage, lowbrow, 1980s Porky's-esque, shoehorned-in moment. Like, you would never have that moment in a movie that aspired to be what that movie did today.
The press concentrates on a divorce an actor's going through and they ignore the good performances he gives, or the causes that he works for.
I have never felt at any point in my life, good or bad, any ill will ever from the man or woman on the street.
When I had my Comedy Central roast, David [Spade] was my first choice to be roastmaster, because I adore him. He's funny as hell, and nobody is meaner.
I have had a lot of blessed, interesting things happen to me and have bumped up against some amazing people.
[ Hosting Saturday Night Live ] paved the way for Parks And Rec and The Grinder, the Comedy Central Roast, and that whole side of my career.
Stephen [King], who wrote the script himself, was on the set [of The Stand], and I was just so fortunate to get to know him. What a wonderful man. He may go down in history as the greatest American writer, pound for pound.
The best part is not the biggest, it's the one that's most memorable.
When I was a teen idol, I was so goddamn pretty I wouldn't have taken myself seriously.
Your interests change. I used to feel that if I spent evenings reading, or watching a film, or just doing nothing up here at the house, I would probably be missing something that was a lot more fun. I don't have that sense anymore.
[Code Black] doesn't look like any other CBS show.
.. and I don't mean that as any sort of judgment. It's just unbelievably unique, it's gorgeous, and it looks like a film.
There are so many family dinners you can do.
I eventually had to go to them and say, 'Look, I don't do spatula work. I don't do scenes with oven mitts. If you're looking for that, you've got the wrong guy. I'm not doing scenes about casseroles. It's not happening.
Nothing in life is unfair. It's just life. To the extent that I had any inner turmoil, I had only myself to blame. I also thought of my two boys and what kind of example I hoped to be. I would always want them to take charge of their own futures and not be paralyzed by the comfort and certainty of the status quo or be cowed by the judgment of those on the outside looking in.
It's part of your job as an actor to put your personal problems behind you and work. Good actors can do that.
To go from "gnarly" to "literally," that shows I'm growing up, right?
I had to learn American sign language.
And I did stuff in it, stuff that was just for me and was fun, that I don't think anyone would ever notice.
Apparently Sodapop Curtis said "gnarly," and Chris Traeger said "literally.
" Every decade I have a favorite phrase I can't stop with.