You don't want to become one of those Hollywood idiots who is just blathering about anything.
I was at the vice president's Christmas party. I thought that his speech was spectacular, and I knew that it was a very emotional and difficult thing for him to do, but I admonished him for not waiting just one more stinking day.
Richard Schiff is a really good baseball player. It's surprising because he looks exhausted.
One of the most surreal moments in this election was after the third debate, when I heard a talking head say, Al Gore won on substance, on the issues. But you have to give the victory to Bush because he seems presidential.
We're telling a story. And the demands of that are different from the demands of a documentary. The audience must believe in order to keep faith in the story.
Love means never having to say you're a zero.
The issue for my character, and the issue of the show is, how dirty do your feet have to get without suffocating yourself in the mud in order to get an inch of what you really want done?
Anybody who can dial a telephone can master tennis scoring in about 15 minutes.
I can't believe George Bush might be president.
Having an affair with an intern is just an incredibly stupid thing to do.
It was absolutely fine for me that the show was postponed. I thought the vice president was great, so I'll gladly give him the airwaves.
With the success of a show, you get an opportunity to call attention to things that you believe in.
Being on the show, you get this bizarre political credibility, which is embarrassing and unearned, because we're just actors doing a show.
Cal Ripken is steady, he focuses on his job, and he's a good guy.
You don't want your credibility banana to turn brown, but you do want to speak out about what you believe in.
This election ain't no stinkin' TV show.
You need to be real enough to be believable, but you don't necessarily have to be real enough to be real. There is a distinction.