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#1. Women's fashion is a subtle form of bondage. It's men's way of binding them. We put them in these tight, high-heeled shoes, we make them wear these tight clothes and we say they look sexy. But they're actually tied up. - Author: David Duchovny
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#2. I do not think that Mulder trusts any one other than Scully. He s very solitary. She is the only one who takes him seriously. I don t know if they re in love. In a way, their relationship is deeper than that, because they cannot live without each other. - Author: David Duchovny
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#3. I drive an electric car. - Author: David Duchovny
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#4. I don't discount belief. I just discount most of the things that people believe in. - Author: David Duchovny
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#5. One of the great things about doing series television is the guest actors that you can have come on and play around with. - Author: David Duchovny
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#6. The critical mind is the creative mind. - Author: David Duchovny
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#7. Whenever somebody says they need an angle for their story I always fear that they've got an idea and they want me to fit into it or they want me to come up with an idea myself or I'm supposed to be more revealing than I've been, and to me it just sounds like something I don't want to do. - Author: David Duchovny
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#8. When Ted opened the door to find Mariana there, his first thought was, "I don't know what I'm wearing." And he didn't look down; he had a bad feeling and didn't want to face it, he kept his eyes on the girl, who said, "Hello, Theodore. - Author: David Duchovny
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#9. I've made so many mistakes. But it is my feeling that you learn from failures, so I welcome them as often as I can. - Author: David Duchovny
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#10. Sex is great until you die, but it's never as great as it was when you were a kid, when it was a mystery. - Author: David Duchovny
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#11. You do hear some strange rumours floating around. One I've heard is that I'm allergic to metal. - Author: David Duchovny
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#12. If Fox Mulder discovered that Larry Sanders was a clone? I think he would stab him ... but it wouldn't be with an ice pick. - Author: David Duchovny
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#13. Humility is considered an un-masculine quality. - Author: David Duchovny
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#14. I think we all choose our style from the ether and whatever is out there. - Author: David Duchovny
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#15. I'm always trying to perfect the romantic comedy, though. - Author: David Duchovny
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#16. Actually, I have an interest in finishing my Ph.D., but I just know I never will. - Author: David Duchovny
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#17. In the U.S., oddly, we have images of men as arrogant and aggressive. - Author: David Duchovny
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#18. In terms of likeability, that's something that I don't think about as an actor when I approach a role. - Author: David Duchovny
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#19. What strikes me is that 'XIII' looks like a movie. The shot making is movie-like, which is kind of fun - the kind of playful action movie shot making is pretty, is pretty good. What's also great about this game is its style and interesting story-line. - Author: David Duchovny
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#20. Well, I still write poetry, but I wouldn't call myself a poet. - Author: David Duchovny
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#21. I think of myself as more of a comic person. I don't know about a comic actor. - Author: David Duchovny
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#22. My favorite parts of work as an actor and a director are those unplanned mistakes that do happen, because it's like catching lightning in a bottle. It's the best part of what we do. - Author: David Duchovny
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#23. I won't look online. The whole fan thing makes me self-conscious, which is not to say I don't appreciate it or understand it. If Mickey Mantle were around, I'm sure I'd have a ton of questions to ask him that might make him uncomfortable. I get it. That doesn't mean it's not really awkward. - Author: David Duchovny
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#24. It's hard to leave anywhere. Even if the place sucked. It's hard to leave anywhere at all. - Author: David Duchovny
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#25. The only problem with Mitch [Pileggi, the actor who plays Skinner] is that his bald head means there's nothing to hold onto when he starts to buck. - Author: David Duchovny
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#26. I don't think you could function on set if you think like that. I think once you start to think of the impact, then you're not really coming from a truthful place. I think the best thing to do for me is what's worked in the past. - Author: David Duchovny
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#27. If somebody says what they want or what they need it gives the person the chance to say yes or no, instead of suffering in silence or depravation or whatever it is. - Author: David Duchovny
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#28. I look back the old old ones [X-Files series], from the beginning, and I'm kind of mortified by my acting! But I'm kind of impressed by my enthusiasm. I'm just thankful that I got to become better at what I did, and that we didn't get cancelled in the first year. - Author: David Duchovny
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#29. I always dreamt of being a basketball player. A dream that only I believed in. - Author: David Duchovny
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#30. I don't mind close-ups, I like them, but they're kind of forceful - you see a lot, you get a lot of information in a close-up. There's less mystery. - Author: David Duchovny
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#31. Fame does lead to money, which I don't have a close relationship with. I'm the kind of guy who never sees the money - it all goes somewhere else. I don't understand it, I don't like to deal with it. I have a fear of not having it, because I grew up without it. - Author: David Duchovny
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#32. Part of being an actor is letting things come about organically as opposed to forcing them. - Author: David Duchovny
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#33. On the one hand, people think they own kids; they feel that they have the right to tell the kids what to do. On the other hand, people envy kids. We'd like to be kids our whole lives. Kids get to do what they do. They live on their instincts. - Author: David Duchovny
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#34. Dogs are the broccaflower of the animal kingdom. - Author: David Duchovny
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#35. There's nothing wrong with acknowledging the panoply of life's rich experience. - Author: David Duchovny
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#36. Sometimes when I'm swimming, I think that maybe someday I'll put my red Speedo up for auction. Or maybe I'll donate it to the Smithsonian. They can stuff it with two plums and a gherkin and put it on display. - Author: David Duchovny
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#37. Most journalists expect me to answer all their questions about aliens and spaceships. - Author: David Duchovny
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#38. Without whining and without making myself a tragic figure, there is no replacement for the loss of your privacy. It's a huge sacrifice. - Author: David Duchovny
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#39. Willie Mays was the best ever. When I was in college I once made a catch like the one Mays made over his head. Sometimes when I'm lying in bed at night I think about it. It still makes me warm. - Author: David Duchovny
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#40. I'm actually thinking about getting back to being a bath tub. I don't think anyone's ever quite segued into that. - Author: David Duchovny
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#41. If you have Darwin, Christ and Nietzsche, they're all going to talk at once. You need somebody who listens. - Author: David Duchovny
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#42. A dream is the mind's way of answering a question it hasn't yet figured out how to ask. - Author: David Duchovny
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#43. I enjoy trying to figure out the best way to compliment the picture and not overpower it. - Author: David Duchovny
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#44. At one time there were voiceover artists, now there are celebrity voiceover artists. It's unfortunate because these people need the money less than the voiceover artist. - Author: David Duchovny
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#45. People always love and respect characters who speak the truth, even if the truth hurts. - Author: David Duchovny
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#46. I don't make decisions based on money. - Author: David Duchovny
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#47. You can't control your mind. Why would you want to? - Author: David Duchovny
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#48. I enjoy comedy and I hope that people enjoy watching me do it. - Author: David Duchovny
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#49. It's almost obscene when you see people who haven't matured, who haven't changed, who don't have the weight of years on them. So that's interesting to me - to think about playing him into the future, anew. - Author: David Duchovny
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#50. Sometimes the better the writing, the harder it is to play because you really want to service it. It's hard to be that quick and articulate in life. You've got to try to make it seem discovered, you know, not rehearsed. - Author: David Duchovny
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#51. I think people still have a need for miracles. Science keeps telling them there's no life on Mars, there's no God, nothing's trailing Hale-Bopp, those people are just dead in their Nikes. But they want to believe in something. - Author: David Duchovny
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#52. I think Polanski's an amazing director. - Author: David Duchovny
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#53. I feel I have to work hard to nurture whatever talent I have as an actor. I feel like it's not natural to me. So I don't take it for granted ... What I think is my natural ability - which is writing - I think I totally take that for granted. - Author: David Duchovny
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#54. It seems unlikely that we're alone in the universe. But I'm pretty sure nobody's hiding any contact. - Author: David Duchovny
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#55. I'd love to direct more. - Author: David Duchovny
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#56. I never thought about the actors on television or film, like what kind of life they had. - Author: David Duchovny
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#57. I'm the one usually wearing the dress, which is what I would've preferred, but they wouldn't let me. It's been 15 years since I did that and my ass isn't as good as it used to be. - Author: David Duchovny
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#58. When I grew up, I was in Manhattan the whole time. But my kids have been all over the world. - Author: David Duchovny
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#59. There are moments when you get out of your own head and you exist in the moment, and that can be good acting. - Author: David Duchovny
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#60. I was about 26 or 27 and it was imperative that I make a living right away and it's hard to make a living on stage, so I started in television and film. - Author: David Duchovny
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#61. There's two things I gotta do. One is, I gotta update my resume. And then, I have to call my mother. - Author: David Duchovny
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#62. Then they just get it with their minds, intellectually, because if they got it with their hearts and souls, they would change, they would change and rejoin the animal kingdom and once again be proud to be called animals. - Author: David Duchovny
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#63. I think there are ways in which shows can pop their heads up a little bit in the morass of everything you can watch. - Author: David Duchovny
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#64. I got married a bit late, I agree. In any other period of history I'd have been dead at that age and they'd have assumed I was gay. Like Michelangelo, or Leonardo da Vinci. But I was a late developer. I didn't go through puberty until I was 35. - Author: David Duchovny
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#65. I don't see any difference in the craft of acting, in film or television. It's absolutely the same. It's different storytelling, playing a character over multiple hours, as opposed to two. - Author: David Duchovny
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#66. I had a fear that I'd be typecast, but I don't really have that fear anymore. - Author: David Duchovny
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#67. I mean, you always want everybody to pat you on the back and tell you you're wonderful every time you do something; I think that's human nature. - Author: David Duchovny
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#68. The happiest moment of my life was probably when my daughter was born. - Author: David Duchovny
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#69. I lost my virginity when I was 14. And I haven't been able to find it. - Author: David Duchovny
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#70. People think celebrities don't have to worry about human things like sickness and death and rent. It's like you've traveled to this Land of Celebrity, this other country. - Author: David Duchovny
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#71. I understand the self-loathing and the resentment, and the discipline that it takes to sit down in front of a typewriter or computer every single day, whether it's going well or not going well. - Author: David Duchovny
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#72. The real truth about a lot of life's mysteries can be explained by science but people don't want to get in bed with science because it's cold. They prefer religion, myth, drama. - Author: David Duchovny
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#73. Patrick Stewart was the first internet sex symbol without hair but pileggi always thought it was him. - Author: David Duchovny
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#74. A bath tub, apparently, was the first thing I wanted to be. - Author: David Duchovny
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#75. Everybody gets the tattoo they deserve. - Author: David Duchovny
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#76. I've got huge tubs full of X-Files memorobilia that I can sell on eBay. - Author: David Duchovny
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#77. I don't believe in a conspiracy to hide the existence of extraterrestrial life. - Author: David Duchovny
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#78. The young girl was named Christina, and she was dying. She knew that. Bone cancer. Leukemia. They called it first names like that, but she knew its last name was death. - Author: David Duchovny
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#79. I think Mulder is the worst FBI agent in the world. He spends millions of dollars investigating these paranormal phenomena and never comes up with any evidence. He's the Kenneth Starr of the FBI. - Author: David Duchovny
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#80. I had to work in one of the most beautiful ski resorts in the world for almost three weeks. Pity me. - Author: David Duchovny
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#81. Privacy is something I have come to respect. I think when I was younger I wanted to tell everybody everything, because I thought I was so damn interesting. Then I heard the snoring. - Author: David Duchovny
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#82. You can go through life and actually speak your mind and do it in an articulate fashion and with a really intelligent point of view. - Author: David Duchovny
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#83. I don't know how anybody gets better at anything aside from doing it. - Author: David Duchovny
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#84. What makes me mad is arrogance, pretension, putting on airs. - Author: David Duchovny
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#85. You're kinda striding the line of what's yours and theirs. What's yours (points to us), what's mine, what's ours as creators of it and what's yours as owners. - Author: David Duchovny
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#86. I love the Lower East Side. - Author: David Duchovny
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#87. I'm trying to protect what I advertise. That's my stance on any kind of self-expression. - Author: David Duchovny
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#88. I really enjoy taking an outdoor shower. - Author: David Duchovny
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#89. Just like every show has a tone, every show has different people on it playing different games. I don't say 'game' in a pejorative sense, I just mean, these are different stories that we tell ourselves when we go to work. - Author: David Duchovny
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#90. I don't want to know what happens in any movie that I go to see. - Author: David Duchovny
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#91. It's always like you write a poem when you can't really say what you're trying to say. - Author: David Duchovny
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#92. I mean, there's chemistry in life and there's acting chemistry. I'm not saying they're the same thing, but they're as mysterious. - Author: David Duchovny
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#93. I've turned down jobs because I've said, 'Honestly, I can't find my way in. I can't do it. I love you, as a director. I think the script is good. You deserve better than I think I can do.' - Author: David Duchovny
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#94. If I were gay, you know. I think Woody Allen is one of a long list of men I might go gay for - Author: David Duchovny
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#95. 'Alien' is a great movie. So is 'Close Encounters.' But I'm not the guy who goes out to the science-fiction festival. '2001's good. - Author: David Duchovny
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#96. Games, by nature, have more plot options and non-linear qualities than TV and film. - Author: David Duchovny
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#97. I'm turning into a stricter dad. - Author: David Duchovny
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#98. My whole life, I've wanted things before I was ready. I was always pushing for the next job, the next success. I was so focused on achieving and the path that I was missing some great point about life. - Author: David Duchovny
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#99. I envisioned that as my life: staying in academia to make a living and then taking summers off to write my novels. - Author: David Duchovny
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#100. TV directors just aren't sexy for some reason, Although, you know, Rob and Kim [Manners] are very sexy in my eyes. - Author: David Duchovny
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