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Kevin Bacon quotes

Any idiot can get laid when they're famous. That's easy. It's getting laid when you're not famous that takes some talent.

Clint Eastwood has always been a hero.

I'd love to be a pop idol. Of course, my groupies are now between 40 and 50.

I'd really like to get the girl, shoot the gun, drive the car, have fun. I even have these kind of action dreams, where I'm the action guy.

I think one of the most pervasive evils in this world is greed and acquiring money for money's sake. Once you have six houses and a plane, it's just about a number. It's never been anything I understood.

I really believe that all of us have a lot of darkness in our souls. Anger, rage, fear, sadness. I don't think that's only reserved for people who have horrible upbringings. I think it really exists and is part of the human condition. I think in the course of your life you figure out ways to deal with that.

A good director creates an environment, which gives the actor the encouragement to fly.

I'm obsessed with zombies. I like watching zombie movies and I read zombie books.

I have a natural swagger.

I think we all have a lot of darkness in our bellies. As an actor, the challenge of tapping into that, reaching down into that sadness or anger, is very therapeutic.

Critics can be your most important friend. I don't read criticism of my stuff only because when it's bad, it's rough-and when it's good, it's not good enough.

I always wanted, and still aspire, to be something more than just one thing, just one performance.

I've made three studio albums and one live one with my brother. It's melodic singer-songwriter acoustic-rock music.

Things could be worse. You remember that, and you go on with your life.

As I was coming up on the stage, there was one source that could make or break you, the New York Times. Inevitably there would be one actor singled out for a better review, or worse, than somebody else. The effect of that was cancerous, divisive.

I just let the work speak for itself. An actor is not afraid to take risks; to put on different hats; to be a good guy, a bad guy, a victim, an abuser. There are all kinds of people in the world, and playing them is what acting is all about.

Before Footloose, the things I'd done weren't cute. In Diner I was an alcoholic.

Gary Oldman is impossible to steal a movie from. He's such a great actor, he's off the hook. I love him.

I didn't get into this so I could talk about my work, my movies. You become an actor to act.

I do better on the first three takes; I won't be better at 20 takes.