John Turturro Quotes

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The romance stuff is easy. A sex scene... that's hard, because you don't know what to do. Those scenes are awkward.

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When you sit down and watch something alone, you're going to watch it for what it is.

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When the day's work is over, it's over.

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The past has to inform the present.

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When I see these guys write all this macho stuff I want to smash their heads.

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Games sometimes can reveal things. To watch someone in movement, unconscious movement, can be very stimulating and revealing, whether they win or not.

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I've done nudity. I'm an exhibitionist. It doesn't matter.

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My interest lies in my self-expression - what's inside of me - not what I'm in.

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I think I've had more of a variety in what I've done than most actors.

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You think of stars as ambitious or aggressive or self-oriented.

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I play chess badly and I've been beaten by my 10-year old son.

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I make a list of what I have in common, and what I don't have in common, with someone I'm playing.

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I think you learn more from looking at how things occurred and what happened afterward, not just at the event.

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I love to act, and I try to be challenged by what I do.

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If a film doesn't play, people aren't going to be that nice.

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If I was a criminal, stationery stores and bakeries would be the two kinds of places I would concentrate on.

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Al Michaels is a good announcer. I think Keith Jackson is a terrific announcer. I always loved him on Monday Night Football. I never understood why they got rid of him.

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A lot of films need planning in order to survive at all. It's part of the dog and pony show.

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In my first film, Five Corners, I played a very scary, violent crazed character, and it exposed me to a lot of directors.

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It's great to watch someone get the most out of what they can do, whether they're a beautiful performer or just a really gritty performer. It's something to behold.

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Levi is one of the best authors I've ever read. It's hard not to have an immediate personal response to his work. He has such a quiet tone.

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