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Robin Wright Penn quotes (35)

After every movie, I always kick myself for the same things-didn't do enough, not enough variation, not enough interesting choices, too bland.
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Even the busboys at the restaurants have a script to give you. Everybody is in the business.
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Everyone has the answers.
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Hollywood is a suction for your confidence or your faith or your togetherness. Just walking on the street you can feel it.
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I am not successful, in terms of Hollywood.
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I could not understand why Meryl Streep, for example, is allowed to work while pregnant and I'm not.
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I have always been a good mimic.
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I have such a little face.
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I just love getting dirty.
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I like movies that make you think.
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I like the whole package to be good, It's a rarity that that happens, so I end up not working a lot.
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I turned down a lot of things that were so-called commercial. You're coming out of one film, and then they want you to be in the same one.
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I used to ask Sean questions about acting. He's a brilliant actor, but I could never digest his information. I work primarily on an intuitive level.
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I want to be perfect. I don't want to fail. And you always fail.
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I was technically a Valley Girl, even though I absolutely dreaded being called that. I really hated the idea that I was a Valley Girl.
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I would have made a lousy stripper. I'm just not very comfortable exposing myself.
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I'd rather attempt something I'm not sure I can do.
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I've always wanted to be able to let myself go over the edge.
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If you get enough sleep, cut back on cigarettes and red meat, you look better the next day.
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If you're happy, if you're feeling good, then nothing else matters.
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Is that romantic fantasy real? Um, after kids, no. Take the kids away, I don't know. Depends.
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It makes me believe in fate. In most cases, the readings where I've been really bad have usually been the ones where I got the part.
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It's just poetry, beauty and love. How hard can that be to act?
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It's what still excites me most about acting: letting your imagination go places it's never been before. There's nothing better than that.
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Most of my memories of Texas are of mosquitoes, watermelons, crickets, and my brother teasing me.
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My favorite designers are Levi Strauss and Fruit of the Loom.
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My mother gave me a sense of independence, a sense of total confidence that we could do whatever it was we set out to do. That's how we were raised.
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No nude scenes. No sex-symbol parts. I want people to recognize me for my work, not just for being pretty.
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Sean's a better person when he's directing. He becomes a queen when he's an actor. And he's so unhappy when he's acting.
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Sean's a great, great writer.
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Sean's movies are provocative and challenging without being slick.
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Sometimes I think they should set up an asylum for people like that... a whole slew of paparazzi defending their positions.
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Unless you're a star in this town, you're really nothing.
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We really enjoy entertaining our children with characters. We'll act out all of The Wizard of Oz together.
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When I had money in the past, I would always travel rather than spend it on big apartments or cars. And I still feel exactly the same way.
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