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Shelley Duvall quotes (29)

Acting in films hasn't changed me. I feel exactly the same.
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And of course, now that Bernard and I have found each other forever, we're determined to create our own little world in order to survive the one we're in.
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Anyway, I went out and bought thousands of dollars worth of mature clothes so I'd look like a person to be taken seriously, instead of a pretty little twit.
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Bernard and I intend doing a lot with our lives and that includes actively helping other people. But how can we tell you our plans when we haven't finished making them yet?
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But I never let a fantasy get away, because I always stop to analyze it.
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But most of what I've learned about acting - and a lot of what I've learned about life in the past seven years - was taught to me by Robert Altman.
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For a while we lived in a tent we'd pitched inside his parents' house and we slept on pillows.
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Having been an actress before becoming a producer has helped, because I realize the needs.
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I don't know if I was a desirable person, not just physically but emotionally and mentally and intellectually. I still have a long way go and a lot to learn, but I'm on my way, I don't think I'm terribly attractive, but I'm comfortable with my looks.
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I felt little awkward about taking one boyfriend to see a film starring another boyfriend.
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I like to pick my own vegetables.
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I suppose I learned organization from Altman.
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I was traveling in Europe with Paul and suddenly realized my passport still said I was Mrs. Sampson.
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I'm not afraid of aging.
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I'm one of those people who thinks you can have a happy life and still be an artist.
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In Houston everyone owns guns and uses 'em - sometimes just for the hell of it.
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In school the kids thought I was freaky because I made straight A's and daydreamed a lot.
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Making it big in this world is such a rip-off, you gotta keep your head together or it can be totally without meaning.
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No matter what it is, pick yourself up and go on to the next project.
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Pigs are not that dirty. And they're smart, strange little creatures. They just need love.
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Somewhere along the line, Bob said I'd better begin taking this business seriously, because, whether I liked it or not, I had a career.
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Take events in your life seriously, take work seriously, but don't take yourself seriously, or you'll become affected, pompous and boring.
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The world doesn't end just because one thing goes wrong.
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There's nothing that can beat the feeling of doing a movie or a TV show that makes everyone feel good.
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Two months later at a party, Bernard pulled me into a closet and proposed. I said yes.
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We live from day to day and get as much joy out of experiencing as we can.
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When I'd finished, everybody said they wanted me for this movie. At first I thought they meant a nudie flick since an awful lot of nudies are made in Houston.
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You don't direct ostriches, you herd them.
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You think he's going to like you better, but then one day you look in the mirror and realize you've changed yourself - physically and emotionally - into a woman who's totally different from the one he was attracted to the first place.
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