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  • I don't think my parents know what I do.
    (John Malkovich)

  • There's a reason screens are only this thick.
    (John Malkovich)

  • And if you say a word about this over the radio, the next wings you see will belong to the flies buzzing over your rotting corpse.
    (John Malkovich)

  • You have to do things people see or you don't get to do anything.
    (John Malkovich)

  • Some people die before their time so that others can live. It's a cornerstone of civilization.
    (John Malkovich)


  • Of course it's trivial, but then most things are.
    (John Malkovich)

  • I haven't physically attacked anyone in a couple of years.
    (John Malkovich)

  • If you don't interfere with me, I'll always do something really good.
    (John Malkovich)

  • Some directors expect you to do everything; write, be producer, psychiatrist. Some just want you to die in a tragic accident during the shooting so they can get the insurance.
    (John Malkovich)

  • I can have incredible self-discipline. But see, I think it's obviously a form of stupidity.
    (John Malkovich)

  • I wouldn't say anything I ever did in film would be something I'd use the word proud about. I've done better work in the theater.
    (John Malkovich)

  • I've permitted myself to learn and to fail with some regularity. And that is probably the one thing I was given, and that I'm still grateful for.
    (John Malkovich)

  • I only have two rules for my newly born daughter: she will dress well and never have sex.
    (John Malkovich)

  • You can't work in the movies. Movies are all about lighting. Very few filmmakers will concentrate on the story. You get very little rehearsal time, so anything you do onscreen is a kind of speed painting.
    (John Malkovich)

  • I've lived in Europe for the better part of twenty years, and I've noticed that one of the biggest errors Europeans make is to dismiss America as having no culture. That's an incredible mistake, and whether it's born of arrogance or neurosis, it's wrong.
    (John Malkovich)


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