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#1. I've felt like an outsider. I've had to struggle. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#2. I like animals, all animals. I wouldn't hurt a cat or a dog - or a chicken or a cow. And I wouldn't ask someone else to hurt them for me. That's why I'm a vegetarian. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#3. I don't socialize. I'm kind of a hermit. The life of an actor can be very lonely. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#4. As an adolescent, I was bitter and angry, and I definitely put up these walls. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#5. I waited a long time out in the world before I gave myself permission to fail. Please don't even bother asking. Don't bother telling the world you are ready. Show it. Do it. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#6. I was fortunate enough to have an upbringing that made me more accepting of who I am. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#7. I'm always attracted to anti-hero roles. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#8. I like playing the guy on the sidelines. They have more fun. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#9. It was hard doing scenes with Bobby Cannavale because I would break up laughing because he's so funny. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#10. My brother, who's a violinist now, was the real ham, the real performer of the family. His passion for the violin is the only thing that kept him from being an actor. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#11. Raise the rest of your life to meet you. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#12. 'Game of Thrones' is an amazing show, and I have no problem speaking of the virtues of HBO. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#13. I think actors get too comfortable. I like being uncomfortable as an actor because it keeps you alive. I don't know, I think it's important. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#14. That's one of the things about theater vs. film - with theater, actors have a little more control, and one of the disappointing things about films is that once you're done shooting, anything can happen, you know? - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#15. I don't like people being cautious and tentative and choosing their words carefully around me because I'm a dwarf. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#16. Anybody who was in 'The Godfather' is a tough guy. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#17. I saw a report on the news: 'Peter Dinklage tweeted ... ' What? You know, I don't need any of that stuff. I got an email account; that's all I need. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#18. I hate that word - 'lucky' ... - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#19. You can say no. You can not be the object of ridicule. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#20. I never was a big comic book fan. Obviously I'd heard them growing up from my friends who did read them, but I never was a big comic book reader. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#21. I feel like life is much greater than a hero or a villain: there's good people that sometimes make mistakes. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#22. Women respond to comfort and a sense of humor. I was always able to make them laugh, so that helps a lot. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#23. I knew David Benioff a bit socially. I knew his wife, Amanda Peet. He's a smart guy, so I always sought him out at dinner parties. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#24. A lot of directors straight out of film school are very technically minded, but they don't have an understanding of actors or how to talk to them. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#25. Animals used for food are treated like unfeeling machinery. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#26. We're not environmentally doing very good things to this planet, and we might not be around too long. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#27. Every person my size has a different life, a different history. Different ways of dealing with it. Just because I'm seemingly O.K. with it, I can't preach how to be O.K. with it. I don't think I still am O.K. with it. There's days when I'm not. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#28. I've been to Sundance before, but I'd never seen a lot of screenings. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#29. Fantasy novels, I don't really gravitate to that part of the bookstore. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#30. I was opposed to doing TV for a long time because I thought the quality of writing wasn't very strong, as opposed to film, but there's been a shift in term of the quality of scripts. HBO has attracted a tremendous amount of great writing talent. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#31. I guess the word to call me is my name, Pete. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#32. 'Lassie' was amazing. I didn't have any scenes with humans. There's a couple little bits, here or there, but mainly just me and my horse and a couple of dogs in the Isle of Man. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#33. I think successful movies that are based on books are their own thing. I think if you're too faithful, word by word, character trait to character trait, it can hurt the movie. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#34. You want your privacy as a human being. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#35. I often don't see what I've done, or I cringe when I watch myself. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#36. I think if actors are successful at one thing, they paint themselves into a corner sometimes, and what's the fun in that? - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#37. A lot of parts written for people of my size, dwarfs, are either foolish idiots or, like, these sages that are all-knowing, and they're very, sort of, come-to-them-for-answers. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#38. What I really want is to play the romantic lead and get the girl. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#39. I think more money can be very detrimental to movies and TV because things get solved economically rather than creatively, and that's never a good solution. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#40. Friends don't care about issues like dwarf tossing. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#41. Bad guys are complicated characters. It's always fun to play them. You get away with a lot more. You don't have a heroic code you have to live by. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#42. It's a shame how a lot of actors use theater as a stepping stone to film and television work; I think it shouldn't be treated that way. Maybe it's narcissism or something. I think we should always go back to it. I try and do a play a year, and I think that's really helped me. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#43. I do not fault anyone else who makes choices to play characters that they wished they hadn't ... Because at the end of the day, none of us are happy with our jobs all the time. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#44. Jen Lawrence is quite a fan of 'Game of Thrones.' - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#45. I should call people back more readily. I'm not the best friend sometimes in terms of that. I do follow that white balloon and get distracted a lot. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#46. Does anybody actually go out in L.A.? When I lived there, I'd just stay in my apartment. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#47. I never know where women are coming from. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#48. They'll say, 'Oh, he's sexy,' but women still go for guys who are 6ft 2 ins. I don't believe any of it for a minute. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#49. Women on the whole are often not as shallow as men are. They can be, but they cut through things a little more easily than men do in terms of that superficial stuff. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#50. Maybe in my 20s I was a little more lively. But I'm done with that. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#51. I think my mom drove by a nuclear power plant when she was pregnant. But I wouldn't be in 'The Station Agent' if she hadn't. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#52. The reason I like 'Breaking Bad,' which is still probably my favorite show, is Walter White. You watch him transform, and that's so fascinating. And I think. a lot of TV shows that aren't successful, it's because the characters become stagnant. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#53. I spend my nights just sitting and reading a book and drinking my tea and walking my dog. That's about as exciting as my life gets. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#54. We, as Americans, at least - I mean, I love my country - but we're so self-righteous sometimes, in terms of, like, our nationality, our country. But we're people from somewhere else; the true 'Americans' are the original peoples. It's funny, but we're a very territorial species. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#55. My favourite superhero? I have a soft spot for Batman, because he doesn't have any super powers - he's just a person. And he's pretty dark. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#56. Writing is getting killed by too many chefs. Back in the Bogart days, it started with great scripts. You had a writer, and he wrote a script, and that was your movie. I think that's been watered down a bit lately. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#57. Call me Elf ... one more time! - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#58. I think with a lot of filmmakers, their first film is their best film because they had to think on their feet and solve problems with ingenuity. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#59. I was once part of a Christmas cabaret. I sang 'I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus.' I tap-danced. I had a ten-gallon hat. It was quite absurd. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#60. Maybe everyone is a little too reassuring that things are going to be OK to college graduates. It gives them a false sort of security. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#61. There are a lot of directors out there who are very specific, visual craftsmen, and while I have the utmost respect for that, they don't really communicate with the actors. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#62. People have the strangest ideas about dwarves. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#63. Anything that opens up people's perceptions a bit is good. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#64. Saying I was lucky negates the hard work I put in and spits on that guy who's freezing his ass off back in Brooklyn. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#65. I just don't like boring myself. That's one of the main reasons I did 'Ice Age' - because I'd never done something like this before. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#66. 'Game of Thrones' fans are the nicest people ever, but a thousand nice people coming at me gives me claustrophobia. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#67. I'm a private person in many ways. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#68. It's amazing what they can do with animation nowadays. It's really beautiful. The 3D stuff is out of hand. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#69. Call me a midget, but just be real. I am all for correct terms, but please don't tiptoe around feelings. Don't be too careful, because that shuts you off from people. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#70. George Martin is an incredible writer. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#71. Will Ferrell is just about the nicest guy - anyone can tell you that. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#72. I think everybody goes through changes, and the same should be said for fictional characters, especially ones that you follow on television. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#73. I was born in 1969, believe it or not, so I was a child in the '70s. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#74. When people are infected by my charm, they don't see my size. My piercing deep blue eyes are distracting. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#75. I am this guy who's four and a half feet tall, but my life doesn't constantly address it. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#76. With a lot of shows, what you'll see happen is they start off really well, and they're very original, but they become sort of a version of themselves. They stand outside the show ... they become a cliche of the show they once were. That's the whole 'jumping the shark' thing. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#77. I think 'No' is a very powerful word in our business that is very hard to use early on in your career. But I also think I was pretty arrogant when I was younger ... I used that word maybe too much, but it did help me with finding roles that I did like. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#78. I have a big cynical side to me. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#79. I think a lot of great male comic actors are introspective, quiet personalities, which I really admire. But they are really able to turn it up when the camera's on. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#80. I dress and eat like a fifth-grader, basically. I like sandwiches and cereal and hooded sweatshirts. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#81. Since I've joined 'Game of Thrones,' it's been such a pleasure. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#82. I hate that word - 'lucky.' It cheapens a lot of hard work - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#83. I have a friend who says, 'The world doesn't need another angry dwarf!' - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#84. I never lived in an abandoned railroad station. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#85. Dwarves are still the butt of jokes. It's one of the last bastions of acceptable prejudice. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#86. Animals on factory farms all face pain and fear, just like the animals we share our homes with, yet are repeatedly abused in shocking ways. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#87. So I won't say I'm lucky. I'm fortunate enough to find or attract very talented people. For some reason I found them, and they found me. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#88. I was a sullen kid who smoked cigarettes and wore black every day, and I went to a school that was lacrosse players and Izods. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#89. My family had a habit of collecting creatures that didn't always want to be pets. The first animal I can remember was a Lab named Zoe. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#90. I'm on 'Game Of Thrones,' and every time we have someone new coming on our show, we welcome them with open arms and get revitalised by this new presence. Then we kill them off very quickly. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#91. Sometimes on sets, I shut down, try to focus. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#92. Even 'Lord of the Rings' had dwarf-tossing jokes in it. It's like, 'Really?' - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#93. I'm not going to play my violin, but with my dwarfism, I'm a bit of a mutant. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#94. I'm one of those who can't read the books after they've seen the movie. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#95. I have a need to always make people laugh. I have a desperate need. I love a great sense of humor. The people I sort of surround myself with have that. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#96. I like the busted-nose look. I think it's a good look for me. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#97. If I was born 400 years ago instead of now, I wouldn't have the life I have. There were freak shows, and there was horrible discrimination. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#98. I would love to play Richard III. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#99. Being on television, playing the same character for many years, for me, I think that would get a little tedious. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#100. The greatest preparation for a TV show is to already have one season behind you. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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