David Duchovny Quotes

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Born: August 7, 1960, New York City, New York, USA
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: Actor

1.
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.
- David Duchovny

2.
Every day I try to do breathing exercises, meditation, and yoga. These things sound awfully cliche, but they help me slow down and try to point to a truth.
- David Duchovny

3.
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.
- David Duchovny

4.
Games, by nature, have more plot options and non-linear qualities than TV and film.
- David Duchovny

5.
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.
- David Duchovny

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I don't make decisions based on money.
- David Duchovny

7.
I don't need my phone to play me music. I need it to be a phone and an e-mail thing.
- David Duchovny

8.
I drive an electric car.
- David Duchovny

9.
I enjoy comedy and I hope that people enjoy watching me do it.
- David Duchovny

10.
I had a fear that I'd be typecast, but I don't really have that fear anymore.
- David Duchovny

11.
I just spend my money on the essentials. Just basically food and shelter.
- David Duchovny

12.
I love dogs. They live in the moment and don't care about anything except affection and food. They're loyal and happy. Humans are just too damn complicated.
- David Duchovny

13.
I may be learning guitar, but I'll never be able to sing.
- David Duchovny

14.
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.
- David Duchovny

15.
I think patience is a skill and I wish I had it.
- David Duchovny

16.
I think Polanski's an amazing director.
- David Duchovny

17.
I think the real heroic teachers are the ones who work with kids, like my mom and my sister do.
- David Duchovny

18.
I'm always trying to perfect the romantic comedy, though.
- David Duchovny

19.
I'm turning into a stricter dad.
- David Duchovny

20.
I've run into certain geniuses of individualism - they are very few and far between - who live their lives completely on their own terms they are very powerful and have a great amount of happiness. We all should aspire to that.
- David Duchovny

21.
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.'
- David Duchovny

22.
In this age of media and Internet access, we are much more talkative than ever before.
- David Duchovny

23.
It's not someone else's responsibility to honor my marriage. It's my responsibility.
- David Duchovny

24.
My entire life has been an attempt to get back to the kind of feelings you have on a field. The sense of brotherhood, the esprit de corps, the focus - there being no past or future, just the ball. As trite as it sounds, I was happiest playing ball.
- David Duchovny

25.
One of the scary things is that, when you're a kid, you look at your dad as the man who has no fear. When you're an adult, you realize your father had fear, and that you have it, too.
- David Duchovny

26.
People always love and respect characters who speak the truth, even if the truth hurts.
- David Duchovny

27.
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.
- David Duchovny

28.
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. They want you to tell about what you saw.
- David Duchovny

29.
The key is to get to know people and trust them to be who they are. Instead, we trust people to be who we want them to be - and when they're not, we cry.
- David Duchovny

30.
There are certain things I learned when I first started learning about acting, to try and place the character physically and emotionally. And the way you place them emotionally is often with humor.
- David Duchovny

31.
There's nothing wrong with acknowledging the panoply of life's rich experience.
- David Duchovny

32.
Well, I still write poetry, but I wouldn't call myself a poet.
- David Duchovny

33.
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.
- David Duchovny

34.
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.
- David Duchovny

35.
You become tyrannized by this notion that women must not only be treated equally, but they must never fail.
- David Duchovny

36.
You're raising a kid and you give it food and shelter and, most importantly, you give it the feeling that it's special. I think people react to celebrities like that - I mean, they treat celebrities like children.
- David Duchovny

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