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#1. I'm going to continue doing what I want to do. And if it means I want to go and make a big movie, if it has something to say, I will want to make it. I don't want to spend my life wasting my time. If it's a big movie, I want to do it. If it's a small movie, I want to do it. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#2. Some people would say you need what you need to work, but I need very little to work, because I learned how to make movies on tiny movies. It's all kind of easy for me. - Author: Maggie Gyllenhaal
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#3. Most people are interested in seeing 27-year-old women who are in movies somehow connected to sex. It's interesting to everyone. Especially little movies that are having trouble getting made, there's always sex. - Author: Maggie Gyllenhaal
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#4. At Columbia there's no performing arts department, so I was searching for it everywhere I could, and I took some photography classes and I ended up becoming fascinated with Eastern Religion, and ultimately it seemed to encompass the more abstract mind that I have. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#5. I don't even notice the advertisement that comes up on my screen. I'm a smart person and it's just something I've just blacked out because it doesn't seem right to me. - Author: Maggie Gyllenhaal
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#6. Other people's belief changes you. We all have insecurity, and uncertainty, and to have that glow cast over you by somebody that you respect, makes a gigantic difference. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#7. I think that more and more there's a sense that the best performances I can give are the ones that are the truest to who I am. The further I move away from who I am, the worse they are. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#8. Sometimes love is calm and easy and sometimes it's just plain dirty. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#9. I think also what's interesting is that Maggie [Gyllenhaal] knows how much the choices that I make reflect what's going on in my life. Admittedly, probably, as my sister, and as someone who loves me - like, she can't wait to see become a father. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#10. I think it's important for every man to find the right woman and every woman to find the right man. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#11. People say to me, well "What's the character you really want to play?" And I go, I don't know. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#12. It's one of the most beautiful scripts [Brokeback Mountain] I've ever read, and it was Ang Lee, and at the time Heath [Ledger] was a friend of mine - before we even shot the movie - and always sort of alluring to me. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#13. You're invited to tons of parties, and you'll wear these shoes and that dress, and it can be enticing, but I think it also sucks you dry. If you do it a little, sure, it's fun, but too much and you start to lose your footing. - Author: Maggie Gyllenhaal
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#14. I think, now, younger generations do take that for granted in a lot of ways. I don't think that takes away from the struggle of identity and what that is. But the struggle for identity is everybody's struggle. No matter what it is. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#15. Someone who's 26, 27, has a very different relationship to sex than someone who's 30. - Author: Maggie Gyllenhaal
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#16. I think I find tactile things, you know. Just the feeling of blood itself is enough for me. If you, even if it's not real blood. I mean that's enough, like sometimes there are very simple things that are enough. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#17. If I've learned anything as a mom with a daughter who's three, I've learned that you cannot judge the way another person is raising their kid. Everybody is just doing the best they can. It's hard to be a mom. - Author: Maggie Gyllenhaal
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#18. I love storytelling, you know, beyond anything. I love a great story beyond a great performance. Storytelling is about what we all do together and how we collaborate together. A performance can be a collaboration in ways, but oftentimes it's one individual thing. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#19. I'm not trying to have Jake Gyllenhaal's baby. I'm not a major fashionista. I'm not going through a lesbian phase. I'm just normal. I'm just really freakin' normal. - Author: Elizabeth Banks
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#20. I would really love to direct one day. I think there are certain actors who love the character and the performance and that's all they want to be a part of. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#21. Being a star doesn't last. That's not what life should be about. It's a complete illusion that really has nothing to do with you. For me, finding out about life is the most important thing. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#22. I said to Ramona [my daughter] once ... you should never look yourself up on the Internet. It's something I've learned. - Author: Maggie Gyllenhaal
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#23. I don't think there are that many parts I could say unequivocally "I would not play that," but there's lots of parts I read and I think, "I don't really want to do that. I don't really think that's how women act." - Author: Maggie Gyllenhaal
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#24. I like the idea of the adventurer's spirit. I think that is very much what a man searches for, in a certain way. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#25. I promise that, one day, everything's going to be better for you. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#26. I think Secretary's funny, it is about sex, and there's a lot of sex in it, sex is the key, but you're talking about a lot of other complicated things. - Author: Maggie Gyllenhaal
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#27. We have our phones right by our beds, right next to us in our most exposed, vulnerable moments. And yet the government could have been collecting information from our phones at any moment. I think that basically as humans, we feel that's a violation. - Author: Maggie Gyllenhaal
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#28. As much as I am one for real human interaction, I also want to make a show that's entertaining and that people want to see. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#29. Dad, I may not be the best, but I come to believe that I got it in me to be somebody in this world. And it's not because I'm so different from you either. It's because I'm the same. I mean, I can be just as hard-headed, and just as tough. I only hope I can be as good a man as you. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#30. I am inherently a little brother - that's just my nature. It has to do with my sister being very strong and wanting to protect me. It's the natural order of things. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#31. When you find theater writing like in the theater on film but it's realistic, it doesn't matter who the character is, you want to do it. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#32. It bothers me when people say, 'Oh, you're so down to earth - for an actor.' Even when they don't say 'for an actor,' I feel like that's the implication. Why are the standards so low for performers? - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#33. I think most human beings, even if you're in a situation that's constricting or complicated or hard, they try to survive. - Author: Maggie Gyllenhaal
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#34. It'd be really nice to wake up looking like, I don't know, Jake Gyllenhaal and think, 'Let's try this on for a day and see how it feels.' - Author: Benedict Cumberbatch
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#35. It's amazing how the world has changed because, at that time [2005], a lot of actors didn't want to play a gay role. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#36. Now, there are roles which are capturing a vibrant moment in an older woman's life. There was a time when those interesting roles stopped at 28. A few years ago we would have been finished by our age. - Author: Maggie Gyllenhaal
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#37. I had been brought up in an elementary school where, my first few grades, I remember being specifically told that my teachers were gay. I was just that age and that was just how it was, and my parents were very ... You know, that's how I was raised. Like super-progressive. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#38. It's daunting trying to do any service as an American to such a beautiful, fluid speech pattern that you [British] all have. We are just barbarians in comparison. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#39. There's no shame in somebody who doesn't necessarily do that job knowing a little bit more in that instance than you might know about your own job, you know, and I think that is where movies are such a collaborative art form. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#40. I like that when you create you really do create with a very small group of people, and in that space, before it goes out to all these people, that's what I love. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#41. I've never had sex with boxers on and it's an odd thing to watch actors do. That's not saying I haven't tried ... I just don't recommend it! - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#42. Hardest emotion? They're all pretty damn hard; I don't know really if there's one specifically, but I do think, I don't know what's happening or what I'm feeling when I'm actually listening. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#43. There's always an intellectual side to the films Ang Lee's doing and to the characters, and there's such a deep knowledge when you've worked with the actors that he's worked with, on stage in particular, but also in film. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#44. I was working with Michael Shannon and I was like, "Oh man I'm having trouble with this scene." And he's like, "Well, then just open it up." I was like, "But, the mark?" And I was like, what's wrong with me? And he was like, "Dude, what's wrong with you?" - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#45. I think that I have done work where I feel like I've challenged myself, and then what's even more confusing is I've done work where I think I've challenged myself and no one's responded to it, and no one's interested in it. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#46. I am, like everybody else, hurt when the thing I've done is misunderstood or attacked but I've gotten old enough to realize that if you do something, not everybody's got to like it. And if everybody likes it, it's probably not that interesting. - Author: Naomi Foner Gyllenhaal
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#47. I feel there is no shortage of real interesting women's roles. But I found them and did all of them just now. - Author: Maggie Gyllenhaal
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#48. When I walk into a screening, I'm nervous in a different way than I am as an actor. But the response is ultimately I know how I feel about it and that's what matters to me the most. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#49. I think I'm generally - fear, fear is very still, so in terms of that kind of fear - there's so many different kinds of fear, but fear is something, particularly in movies, that's interesting, because it's created by the film maker, that was created by [David] Fincher, that's why he's brilliant. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#50. I think, when someone say, "When did you feel like an actor?" it's those moments when I feel like, "I'm an actor, wow." That's an extraordinary moment for me. So it's not like I walk around going, "I'm an actor." - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#51. I don't always think it's necessary for somebody to be nice all the time. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#52. I think, in the initial process of discovering a character and the analytical process - and this is what I did take from Buddhism - initially I think there has to be an analytical, intellectual approach. And that has to be abandoned by the time you're playing the game. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#53. I think I work as hard as I do now, because of a lot of lessons I've learned early on. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#54. What made me most courageous was that I realized I had to try to let go of that stereotype I had in my mind, that bit of homophobia, and try for a second to be vulnerable and sensitive. It was f**kin' hard, man. I succeeded only for milliseconds. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#55. On a spiritual level, on a place where you want to be a better human being and listen more, I try. I joke, but it has. I mean, I don't consider myself a card-carrying Buddhist, you know. But I do believe deeply in the ideas, and I think anytime you have interest in anything, it somehow humbles you. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#56. I have just been working with Maggie Gyllenhaal, who is also a mum, on a movie called 'Hysteria.' She is everywhere because of the nature of film work. Not that I'm name dropping or anything like that. I have to pinch myself when I remember who I've been working with. - Author: Ashley Jensen
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#57. Often times it's really hard for me to articulate why I connect to something. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#58. Romance is important, but to have a friend you can use as a mirror, who can give you an objective response, that's what's really important. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#59. Girlfriends are vital ... Maggie [Gyllenhaal] and I will always see each other when Maggie's in London or I'm here. We'll always make time to sit and catch up properly. - Author: Emma Thompson
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#60. I love 'Training Day' - that's a great movie. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#61. I hope I'm a spiritual person. I'm trying to be a spiritual person. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#62. I'm still trying to figure out what the right line is between myself and the people I play. Sometimes I go too far one way or too far the other. - Author: Maggie Gyllenhaal
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#63. I don't think you can approach any piece of art with boundaries or rules. I think respect is a very important thing, but I also think what we discover along the way is really important. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#64. The real test will be having a family; when I have a family you have to come home, you have to eat dinner with your kids. - Author: Maggie Gyllenhaal
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#65. Uta Hagen would say, there's the representational actor and the presentational actor. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#66. I want Maggie Gyllenhaal. I don't know why. I don't think she necessarily looks like me or acts like me, I just think she's a cool actress and she could play me, so there you go. - Author: Diablo Cody
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#67. I think my family love each other so much and expect so much from each other, and I think we expect a type of honesty in the work that we all do. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#68. I'm more Baskin-Robbins style myself. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#69. I always find you go back to an animal; it will always show you the sort of primal aspects of behavior. You always know how to respond if you choose that. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#70. You can't just lump things into two categories. Things aren't that simple. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#71. I didn't think at all about my body until after I stopped nursing. When I was nursing, my body was my daughter's, I didn't even think about it. Then I finished nursing, and I was kind of like "Oh, huh, wow, my body's so different." - Author: Maggie Gyllenhaal
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#72. Do I take care of my body and take conditioning seriously? Yes. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#73. There are lines that just stick with me, like I mean I still can remember it's like every line that I say from Nightcrawler, I mean it's just always there. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#74. The idea of competition, particularly in a creative atmosphere, is always there. And, if you don't acknowledge that, you are doing yourself and the process a disservice. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#75. I loved working on 'Donnie Darko.' I learned a lot from the cast, Jake Gyllenhaal and the producers. I love doing what I do because I get to meet so many great people. - Author: Daveigh Chase
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#76. When somebody's really good, they're not just thinking about their job. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#77. I've decided as an actor the only, the power I have really is in the performance. It's the only real place I get to sort of communicate. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#78. I was listening to this Adele song, where she's like, "When we were young ... " I was like, "You're 27. Are you kidding me? - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#79. You know, it's flattering when there's a rumor that says I'm bisexual. It means I can play more kinds of roles. I'm open to whatever people want to call me. I've never really been attracted to men sexually, but I don't think I would be afraid of it if it happened. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#80. I think I'm not in this work to not look at life as it is. I'm not in it to say, "I want to wear a mask and escape," you know. I want to know what's happening in the world, and I want to have it touch me in a way that I can do something, my little part like that, and have it somehow translate. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#81. The last name is pronounced Jill-en-hall. It's spelled with two l's, two a's. We have a song in my family; G-Y-Double L - EN - HAAL spells Gyllenhaal. It's a Swedish name. It's a family heirloom set to music. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#82. Who can I trust? You have to invest in somebody and chances are you're probably going to invest in somebody who's going to deceive you. I've been conned a couple of times, but now I'm a little more savvy. - Author: Maggie Gyllenhaal
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#83. We were talking about the kissing in the movie just recently. Clearly, it's pretty challenging material, but Ang said two men herding sheep was far more sexual than two men having sex on screen. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#84. I think as an actor you have to be open to your emotions - that's how you tap into other characters. Besides, by being so open I've come to terms with how screwed I am! - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#85. I guess as long as people think of me for different ages, I'll trust their opinion. I remember noticing one year that Michelle Monaghan played 34 and 19, so I've kind of clung to that as my justification that I can be Jake Gyllenhaal's wife and a freshman in college in the same year. - Author: Anna Kendrick
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#86. It would have to stand on the basis of what somebody had done to it and that would be the basis on which it would be judged. So it's a funny art form. You gain a great deal when you have good collaborators and sometimes people just don't understand what you've done. - Author: Naomi Foner Gyllenhaal
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#87. There are standards. I like to be prepared, I guess I should say - that type of pressure of, "All right, now you go with abandon," you know. Now when you're in it, you let go of all the things - that's what happens when you're onstage. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#88. I liked that idea. Someone who's trying to perform herself and not succeeding. - Author: Maggie Gyllenhaal
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#89. I wasn't really quite sure where Heath Ledger came from, and I think that's the feeling most people got when they were around him and why he was so extraordinary. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#90. If you're going to play a hooker in a movie, the movie has to have the perspective, of course, that it isn't such a great thing. Probably the only way to really play a hooker well is to believe you're doing something that's good. But at the same time, the movie can't have that point of view. - Author: Maggie Gyllenhaal
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#91. One role blends into the next role. I mean, there's strange idiosyncrasies from roles that I play that I picked up that will never go away. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#92. It's funny to me that people find other people getting coffee really interesting, or walking their dog in the dog park. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#93. Sometimes things go really well, and sometimes they don't, and it's not ultimately the most important thing. - Author: Maggie Gyllenhaal
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#94. Don't listen to what anybody says except the people who encourage you. If it's what you want to do and it's within yourself, then keep going and try to do it for the rest of your life. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#95. I would like to have a home in the country that I could go to. First in this country and the other in the Mediterranean. - Author: Maggie Gyllenhaal
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#96. I have a profound respect for cinematographers. That is my secret sauce. Like they are everything to me. - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#97. I can't make a movie unless I believe in the themes behind it. I mean, that's the first question I ask myself, always, is, 'What is this movie about?' - Author: Jake Gyllenhaal
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#98. I want to have some effect on the way the world works in whatever way I can, and I also want to have the power to help get the movies that I think are important made. - Author: Maggie Gyllenhaal
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#99. What I think is new is the wealth of roles for actual women in television and in film. That's what I think is revolutionary and evolutionary. - Author: Maggie Gyllenhaal
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#100. I have these surreal moments where I'm like, 'I'm pregnant with Jake Gyllenhaal's baby' and 'I'm telling Robert Pattinson that he smells of sex.' But you're acting, so the focus is on the work. - Author: Sarah Gadon
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