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Viggo Mortensen quotes: I try to avoid conflict. I don't want people to be unhappy. I try to avoid conflict. I don't want people to be unhappy.
Viggo Mortensen quotes: I'm an optimist; I always hope that each new script is going to be a great story. I'm an optimist; I always hope that each new script is going to be a great story.
Viggo Mortensen quotes: I don't like the 'must', the 'always', and the 'never' words. I don't like 'no' either. I don't like the 'must', the 'always', and the 'never' words. I don't like 'no' either.
Viggo Mortensen quotes: We all have secrets, some secrets bigger than others, is a normal human thing. We all have secrets, some secrets bigger than others, is a normal human thing.
Viggo Mortensen quotes: Saying you are a patriot does not make you one; wearing a flag pin does not in itself mean anything at all. Saying you are a patriot does not make you one; wearing a flag pin does not in itself mean anything at all.
Viggo Mortensen quotes: I've never had a problem with people paying attention to what you're doing and say they find that they liked it. I've never had a problem with people paying attention to what you're doing and say they find that they liked it.
Viggo Mortensen quotes: I think if you don't say something it's lying by omission. I personally think it's immoral. I think if you don't say something it's lying by omission. I personally think it's immoral.
Viggo Mortensen quotes: Some people who like dogs don't like cats, but I'm not like that. Some people who like dogs don't like cats, but I'm not like that.
Viggo Mortensen quotes: I pursue the things I do because I'm interested in them. I pursue the things I do because I'm interested in them.
Viggo Mortensen quotes: I think the older you get the harder it is to [lose] probably. Your metabolism slows down, whatever, but I'm a pretty active person. I think the older you get the harder it is to [lose] probably. Your metabolism slows down, whatever, but I'm a pretty active person.
Viggo Mortensen quotes: People are becoming more intimately acquainted with people who are different than them - it's not so unusual anymore. People are becoming more intimately acquainted with people who are different than them - it's not so unusual anymore.
Viggo Mortensen quotes: When you're under stress as a human being, you behave oddly and your relationships with people become strained. When you're under stress as a human being, you behave oddly and your relationships with people become strained.
Viggo Mortensen quotes: You see people on the street yelling and think they're crazy, but maybe they're just happy and expressing what they feel at all times. You see people on the street yelling and think they're crazy, but maybe they're just happy and expressing what they feel at all times.
Viggo Mortensen quotes: Jung viewed Freud as a mentor, but he never wanted to be anybody's disciple. Jung viewed Freud as a mentor, but he never wanted to be anybody's disciple.
Viggo Mortensen quotes: I like stories that leave you wanting more, leave you wondering, but don't tell you everything. I like stories that leave you wanting more, leave you wondering, but don't tell you everything.
Viggo Mortensen quotes: For 'Hidalgo,' I just spent as much time around horses as I could, which made sense. For 'Hidalgo,' I just spent as much time around horses as I could, which made sense.
Viggo Mortensen quotes: As a kid I read Jules Verne, H. G. Wells, and a few others. As an adult have admired Leonardo da Vinci's drawings and notebooks. As a kid I read Jules Verne, H. G. Wells, and a few others. As an adult have admired Leonardo da Vinci's drawings and notebooks.
Viggo Mortensen quotes: Pinochet and Barack Obama both have the same primary goal, and that's to be president and stay president as long as allowed. Pinochet and Barack Obama both have the same primary goal, and that's to be president and stay president as long as allowed.
Viggo Mortensen quotes: I love rehearsing, but a lot of directors don't, and some actors don't. I love rehearsing, but a lot of directors don't, and some actors don't.
Viggo Mortensen quotes: I look at my job as looking at the world from points of view that are different from mine - sometimes radically different from mine. I look at my job as looking at the world from points of view that are different from mine - sometimes radically different from mine.
Viggo Mortensen quotes: I have no idea what 'method actor' means. I have no idea what 'method actor' means.
Viggo Mortensen quotes: I'm not a great fan of monarchy in general, but I have to say the Danish monarchy is closer to the people; it's not as stuffy as the English one. I'm not a great fan of monarchy in general, but I have to say the Danish monarchy is closer to the people; it's not as stuffy as the English one.
Viggo Mortensen quotes: I like a twisted sense of humour. On 'A History of Violence,' David Cronenberg and I would be doing the grimmest scenes and laugh a lot. I like a twisted sense of humour. On 'A History of Violence,' David Cronenberg and I would be doing the grimmest scenes and laugh a lot.
Viggo Mortensen quotes: To be honest, I don't really care about any pope. It's not something I think about much, to be quite honest with you. To be honest, I don't really care about any pope. It's not something I think about much, to be quite honest with you.
Viggo Mortensen quotes: There's no sense in doing something, especially if it's a hard job, if you can't have a little fun. There's no sense in doing something, especially if it's a hard job, if you can't have a little fun.
Viggo Mortensen quotes: I take my work seriously, but it's not the only thing that exists in the world. I take my work seriously, but it's not the only thing that exists in the world.
Viggo Mortensen quotes: The Holocaust movie is almost a genre in itself these days. The Holocaust movie is almost a genre in itself these days.
Viggo Mortensen quotes: People like to pigeonhole you. It's easier. People like to pigeonhole you. It's easier.
Viggo Mortensen quotes: I don't think you get to be pope without making some enemies, like you do when you're president. I don't think you get to be pope without making some enemies, like you do when you're president.
Viggo Mortensen quotes: Nobody really knows anybody completely, even if they've been married to 'em for 53 years, you know? Nobody really knows anybody completely, even if they've been married to 'em for 53 years, you know?
Viggo Mortensen quotes: When I was a little boy, I rode, but I didn't own horses. When I was a little boy, I rode, but I didn't own horses.
Viggo Mortensen quotes: Those who have the power and should be the most responsible are often the least responsible. Those who have the power and should be the most responsible are often the least responsible.
Viggo Mortensen quotes: You have a moral obligation to finish the job you said you would do. You have a moral obligation to finish the job you said you would do.
Viggo Mortensen quotes: It's very rare you get a great script just handed to you, or sent to you, by someone you don't know. It's very rare you get a great script just handed to you, or sent to you, by someone you don't know.
Viggo Mortensen quotes: Awards for arts, where you make comparisons, don't make much sense. Awards for arts, where you make comparisons, don't make much sense.
Viggo Mortensen quotes: You do need to get lucky, no matter how talented you are. You do need to get lucky, no matter how talented you are.
Viggo Mortensen quotes: When I have a day off, I won't spend it at a Hollywood party. I'd rather be at home with paints and a blank canvas. When I have a day off, I won't spend it at a Hollywood party. I'd rather be at home with paints and a blank canvas.
Viggo Mortensen quotes: Most movies are lucky to have one moment, one shot that you look at and you always remember that moment and that scene. Most movies are lucky to have one moment, one shot that you look at and you always remember that moment and that scene.
Viggo Mortensen quotes: Photography, painting or poetry - those are just extensions of me, how I perceive things; they are my way of communicating. Photography, painting or poetry - those are just extensions of me, how I perceive things; they are my way of communicating.
Viggo Mortensen quotes: I don't think Adam Sandler or Will Ferrell fear competition from me in their arena. I don't think Adam Sandler or Will Ferrell fear competition from me in their arena.
Viggo Mortensen quotes: Most actors can't make any kind of living. Most actors can't make any kind of living.
Viggo Mortensen quotes: I have a multicultural background, so I tend to have an open mind about things, and I find other cultures interesting. I have a multicultural background, so I tend to have an open mind about things, and I find other cultures interesting.
Viggo Mortensen quotes: I prefer the smaller acting than big histrionics. It's about reacting and looks, which is often underestimated. I prefer the smaller acting than big histrionics. It's about reacting and looks, which is often underestimated.
Viggo Mortensen quotes: If you're trying to please everyone, then you're not going to make anything that is honestly yours, I don't think, in the long run. If you're trying to please everyone, then you're not going to make anything that is honestly yours, I don't think, in the long run.
Viggo Mortensen quotes: Kids are shy and they often don't want to make eye contact or say "thank you." Kids are shy and they often don't want to make eye contact or say "thank you."
Viggo Mortensen quotes: Each time I make a movie, it's like a paid scholarship to a different university course. Each time I make a movie, it's like a paid scholarship to a different university course.
Viggo Mortensen quotes: Be kind. It's worthwhile to make an effort to learn about other people and figure out what you might have in common with them. Be kind. It's worthwhile to make an effort to learn about other people and figure out what you might have in common with them.
Viggo Mortensen quotes: Kids accept where they are because they don't know the past. They know what they have; they know where they are. Kids accept where they are because they don't know the past. They know what they have; they know where they are.