You pray for rain, you gotta deal with the mud too. That's a part of it.
Black or white good parts are hard to come by. A good actor with a good opportunity has a shot; without the opportunity it doesn't matter how good you are.
In Los Angeles, everyone is a star.
My mother used to tell me man gives the award, God gives the reward. I don't need another plaque.
Where I think the most work needs to be done is behind the camera, not in front of it.