The camera photographs what's there.
I think that's what distinguishes Schmidt, really. In the movies now, so much of what is appealing to an audience is the dramatic or has to do with science fiction, and Schmidt is simply human. There's no melodrama; there's no device, It's just about a human being.
You only lie to two people in your life, your girlfriend and the police.
My motto is: more good times.
There were points in my life where I felt oddly irresistible to women. I'm not in that state now and that makes me sad.