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By Anonym 14 Sep

Jeremy Piven

The Dalai Lama was once asked for his favorite chant, and he said it was better not to have a favorite anything, which I think is a great thought.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jeremy Piven

I grew up on the stage, where you just throw yourself into projects and don't get in your own way.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jeremy Piven

One of the great things going on right now is social media and you get a real sense, immediately, about what people are feeling and thinking.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jeremy Piven

I never made more than $50 doing any play in Chicago. That was the way I grew up.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jeremy Piven

Sometimes - this is a tough one - not everyone can handle the truth. Sometimes you have to take a beat. But if you can take that beat, and take the high road, it'll serve you in the long run.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jeremy Piven

We all have so many different elements inside of us and we're not all one thing.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jeremy Piven

What's this? You're wearing the shirt of the band you're going to see? Don't be that guy.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jeremy Piven

I think people are gravitating towards these period dramas because I think they're looking for a simpler time.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jeremy Piven

If you are an incredibly reactive person and you are working on your lowest level, and if you continuously give into your dark side and are angry, and screaming, and breaking things, and you do that for hours and hours on end, you are going to be incredibly exhausted. That's just the way life is.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jeremy Piven

John Cusack and I have been friends since childhood, and the fact that we're in so many films together is, no pun intended, serendipitous.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jeremy Piven

I've been a fan of hip-hop for a really long time, and I still am.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jeremy Piven

You're trying to figure out a way to go back in time and spend more time with your father. Who wouldn't want to do that?

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jeremy Piven

With me, growing up in a theater family and having them be so supportive, from the jump, and being a part of this theater community where the brass ring is working, wherever that is, and then to play a character where he's not really concerned with that and is really just concerned with the monetary aspect of the job, and then to be identified with someone who is the antithesis of your energy and where you come from, has been a very interesting and surreal ride.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jeremy Piven

Sometimes in life, we have to continue to learn the same lesson until it sticks.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jeremy Piven

Quitting the show was a complete anomaly in my life and my career. I've never missed out on anything. I relished the opportunity to be on Broadway... It's the holy grail for people like me.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jeremy Piven

You know the Greeks didn't write obituaries. They only asked one question after a man died: "Did he have passion?

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jeremy Piven

I'm a stage actor. That is what I do.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jeremy Piven

The reality is that I'm an actor from the Midwest and I was 40 movies into it before I started 'Entourage'.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jeremy Piven

If masturbation is a crime then I should be on death row.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jeremy Piven

When you do a television show in the States, you get the pilot, and then it's the great unknown. That's the way it is. It's this great leap of faith. It's the Russian roulette of art.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jeremy Piven

I'm one of these people who would rather show you than tell you through the performance.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jeremy Piven

You can't make people who you want them to be. That was a hard lesson for me.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jeremy Piven

Mercury poisoning sounds like a rich man's disease . . . like something you might get from the leather seats in your Lamborghini.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jeremy Piven

For the record, if you're not a stage actor, climbing onto Broadway and tackling something like David Mamet is not an easy thing to do.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jeremy Piven

For so much of my career I've been trying to find little things and make something out of it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jeremy Piven

I'm not a video game guy. I would rather throw around a football.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jeremy Piven

We all deal with issues of time. The first thing you do in the morning is look at the clock to see what time it is.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jeremy Piven

I'm just mystified and fascinated by women, and I'm still single. Hence all of that, and the fact that I celebrate them so much, I understand that I'm unevolved at this exact moment to share my life with one. I wouldn't inflict that upon anyone yet. But, I'm getting closer.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jeremy Piven

I come from a theater family and a theater background, and I come from a philosophy that you respect the space you occupy when you work and you put everything that you have into something.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jeremy Piven

When I was growing up, I was always on stage but I loved other things.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Jeremy Piven

One person's success doesn't take away from your own.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jeremy Piven

When you play a character with power and energy, people lock into that and go, "Oh, this must be the guy.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jeremy Piven

Robert Rodriguez is a genius, and I'm a huge fan of his.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jeremy Piven

I was in a play directed by my father, and I was doing a fight scene, and the choreography went haywire, and I flew backward over a chair and ripped my thumb all the way to my wrist and had to have surgery to sew up all the tendons in there.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jeremy Piven

Unless an entire row of people got up in the middle of a performance and left the theater in disgust, I felt as though I hadn't done my job.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jeremy Piven

My goal, everyone's goal is to get better at what we do.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jeremy Piven

If someone mistakes your kindness for weakness, that's their fault - not yours. And it's OK to be a decent human being in this life.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jeremy Piven

I have been drumming my whole life.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jeremy Piven

One of the great things that you should never do that I learned from John Malkovich is to never judge your characters.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jeremy Piven

I wrote a script and I've been whispering in director's ears for a really long time and I'd love to direct.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jeremy Piven

Yet the reality is that I'm a stage actor from the Midwest - probably the opposite of a shark agent.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jeremy Piven

The stage is my love, it's where I started and where I do my best work.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jeremy Piven

I'm just a stage actor from Chicago.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jeremy Piven

People need to know you have to walk through that rejection, and it's only going to fuel you. If you can somehow look at it like it's a gift, you're just going to regroup, and work harder, and go deeper. So just embrace it.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jeremy Piven

Well, here's all you need to know. Classes, nothing before 11. Beer, its your best friend, you drink a lot of it. Women, you're a freshman, so its pretty much out of the question. Will you have a car? ... Someone on your hall will, find them and make friends with them on the first day.