Best Quotes from Jeremy Piven

Everyone’s journey is completely different.

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We all deal with issues of time. The first thing you do in the morning is look at the clock to see what time it is.

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I feel, as a person, very uninteresting.

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I have a place in Chicago and I get there as much as I can… The city is so unbelievably beautiful. It’s one of the greatest cities on the planet. My heart beats differently when I’m in Chicago. It slows down and I feel more at ease.

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I want to be radical on the inside, but not on the outside.

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I’m just mystified and fascinated by women, and I’m still single. Hence all of that, and the fact that I celebrate them so much, I understand that I’m unevolved at this exact moment to share my life with one. I wouldn’t inflict that upon anyone yet. But, I’m getting closer.

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I’m not a boy now. I’m a man, I hope. I hope I’ve had my artistic bar mitzvah somewhere.

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I’m not a pretty boy who came to town and burst out of the gate, which is a good thing, because if I was, I probably wouldn’t have been good enough then. I probably wouldn’t have lasted. So I was very lucky not to be pretty.

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One of the great things that you should never do that I learned from John Malkovich is to never judge your characters.

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The biggest compliment to me is that guys really approach me and they have a connection with me, so there must be something I’m doing that is authentic, otherwise they wouldn’t connect with me so strongly. It’s a real compliment.

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The Dalai Lama was once asked for his favorite chant, and he said it was better not to have a favorite anything, which I think is a great thought.

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The stage is my love, it’s where I started and where I do my best work.

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Unless an entire row of people got up in the middle of a performance and left the theater in disgust, I felt as though I hadn’t done my job.

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We all have so many different elements inside of us and we’re not all one thing.

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John Cusack and I have been friends since childhood, and the fact that we’re in so many films together is, no pun intended, serendipitous.

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It’s your job as an actor to fill out the blanks. I love doing that. To fill in the bones.

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The reality is that I’m an actor from the Midwest and I was 40 movies into it before I started ‘Entourage’.

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When I was growing up, I was always on stage but I loved other things.

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I never made more than $50 doing any play in Chicago. That was the way I grew up.

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Yet the reality is that I’m a stage actor from the Midwest – probably the opposite of a shark agent.

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I was in a play directed by my father, and I was doing a fight scene, and the choreography went haywire, and I flew backward over a chair and ripped my thumb all the way to my wrist and had to have surgery to sew up all the tendons in there.

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I’m not a video game guy. I would rather throw around a football.

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I like to box. It’s a great release.

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I relished the opportunity to be on Broadway… It’s the holy grail for people like me.

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All I’ve done is work… I arrived in Los Angeles in my early 20s and I’ve been pounding the pavement ever since.

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I’m just a stage actor from Chicago.

Jeremy Piven

I grew up on the stage, where you just throw yourself into projects and don’t get in your own way.

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