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"I've been planted here to be a vessel for acting... That's why I'm really taking any part, regardless of how complicated it's going to be..."

"I really don't know what I'm doing... I don't. It's terrible. I go in there and I learn how to be like the character and do the best I can, and that's all I really do."

"My career should adapt to me. Fame is like a VIP pass wherever you want to go."

"I didn't worry about what DeNiro thought... I went in, looked him in the eye, and got the part. I was confident, even though I'd never done anything like it before. Now I realise it was ignorant confidence-I had no idea."

"When I was doing 'This Boy's Life' I wanted to be as old as Robert DeNiro and as experienced as him and have the same respect as he did in that movie."

"I don't see why I can't have friends of both sexes without wild rumors being circulated. It's crazy."

"Playing Arnie was fun because everything I did was spontaneous."

"Brothers don't necessarily have to say anything to each other-they can sit in a room and be together and just be completely comfortable with each other."

"I was dreading winning. I didn't even plan a speech-I was worried that I would slip up or do something horrible. I was shaking in my seat, putting on a posed smile. Inside I was petrified."

"I didn't know what types of movies I wanted to do. I want to do things that are different. I want to take my time with each role."

"I've managed to keep a clear head and remain sane in this business because I remain a kid off-camera."

"I couldn't deal with playing a character who rides motorcycles and has a leather jacket and is a tough kid, y'know?"

"I've changed. You can't help it. Your mind starts working in a different way. You feel really scrutinised by people."

"I get a friend to travel with me... I need somebody to bring me back to who I am. It's hard to be alone."

"I was expecting a little more from ol' Sharon y'know? I wasn't about to get down and dirty with her, so it was a bit of a let down. Actually, she hurt my lip."

"I want to be a jerk like the rest of my friends, and have fun, and not care about the consequences, but I just can't now."

"The good thing about acting is that it always keeps you on your toes... It's not like any other job where you can go in and do the same thing as yesterday."

"It's a tough thing-you get in a situation where you feel you have to be perfect all the time and it sucks."

"Drugs? Every one has a choice and I choose not to do drugs..."

"I touched emotions I've never tapped in my entire life. I've heard people say, 'I hope this movie doesn't glamorise drugs..."

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