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Born: 1960-01-12
Profession: Actor
Nation: Canadian
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Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

Tags: Beauty, Beholder, Eye

2005 was a great year for me for fantastic roles that nobody saw.

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I think of myself as an actor.

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People start to act very unusually when they find out that they're dying, that they don't have that many years left.

Tags: Act, Dying, Start

The only thing I wanted to do when I was a young naive kid was to become a New York stage actor.

Tags: Become, Wanted, Young

I love the script and I just thought it was a great role. Like I say, it's like this - the script is like this sad, funny, desperate love song to the lost American man.

Tags: Funny, Great, Love

The directors that I end up having a really good time with are the ones that understand the fluidity of the medium and are interested in catching lightning in a bottle.

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You know I feel very fortunate that my life has turned out the way that it has - whatever that means - I mean... you know, to say that I would be glad would mean that I planned it.

Tags: Life, Mean, Whatever

You know that was much more of a kind of cameo, I love the movie, I love the story, I love Johnny as a fun little role but it was more of a cameo, not anywhere near as developed as this role.

Tags: Fun, Love, Story

You know, grieve your wife, this is an impulsive thing and you have no idea the kind of trouble you're getting yourself into it. And of course he doesn't listen to me and he adopts this child.

Tags: Child, Wife, Yourself

Good courage in a bad affair is half of the evil overcome.

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Good merchandise, even hidden, soon finds buyers.

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He who seeks for gain, must be at some expense.

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How great in number are the little minded men.

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I would rather be adorned by beauty of character than jewels. Jewels are the gift of fortune, while character comes from within.

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It is well for one to know more than he says.

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It well becomes a young man to be modest.

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Laws are subordinate to custom.

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Let deeds match words.

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No blessing lasts forever.

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No guest is so welcome in a friend's house that he will not become a nuisance after three days.

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No man is wise enough by himself.

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Not by age but by capacity is wisdom acquired.

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Persevere in virtue and diligence.

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The evil that we know is best.

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The greatest talents often lie buried out of sight.

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There's no such thing, you know, as picking out the best woman: it's only a question of comparative badness, brother.

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Things we do not expect, happen more frequently than we wish.

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This is the great fault of wine; it first trips up the feet: it is a cunning wrestler.

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Wisdom is not attained by years, but by ability.

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You must spend money to make money.

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Your wealth is where your friends are.

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Property is unstable, and youth perishes in a moment. Life itself is held in the grinning fangs of Death, Yet men delay to obtain release from the world. Alas, the conduct of mankind is surprising.

Tags: Death, Life, Men

Nothing but heaven itself is better than a friend who is really a friend.

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Let us celebrate the occasion with wine and sweet words.

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Patience is the best remedy for every trouble.

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The day, water, sun, moon, night - I do not have to purchase these things with money.

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Courage is what preserves our liberty, safety, life, and our homes and parents, our country and children. Courage comprises all things.

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A mouse does not rely on just one hole.

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Friendship is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.

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Nothing is more wretched than the mind of a man conscious of guilt.

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The poor man who enters into a partnership with one who is rich makes a risky venture.

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I much prefer a compliment, even if insincere, to sincere criticism.

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Man is not man, but a wolf to those he does not know.

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Where there are friends there is wealth.

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A contented mind is the best source for trouble.

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A word to the wise is enough.

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Conquered, we conquer.

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Courage easily finds its own eloquence.

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Every man, however wise, needs the advice of some sagacious friend in the affairs of life.

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'He means well' is useless unless he does well.

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He whom the gods love dies young, while he is in health, has his senses and his judgments sound.

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If you have overcome your inclination and not been overcome by it, you have reason to rejoice.

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Keep what you have; the known evil is best.

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A mouse never entrusts his life to only one hole.

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Bad conduct soils the finest ornament more than filth.

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Courage in danger is half the battle.

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For nobody is curious, who isn't malevolent.

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