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  If you are passionate and truthful, you find success. There are a more people who have lasted forever as actors earlier because films used to be character driven and now they are mostly plot driven. Much of the most delicate work being done today is on television. It often has the best acting because of their ability to be truthful.  
 -  Alec Baldwin
  

  Down with Dukes of Hazzard!  
 -  Alec Baldwin
  

  There are people who would rather choke than go see my movies. They write me letters all the time.  
 -  Alec Baldwin
  

  You have actors who begin at a certain young age and there's very little change in their technique and the depth of their performances; they're the same 30 years later.  
 -  Alec Baldwin
  

  To be in this business and have tremendous integrity and only make distinguished choices is very tough.  
 -  Alec Baldwin
  

  I feel I am two people: I have my interest in acting and I have a lot of other political interests I'd like to pursue.  
 -  Alec Baldwin
  

  I think my exact comment was that if Bush won it would be a good time to leave the United States. I am not necessarily going to leave the United States.  
 -  Alec Baldwin
  

  There's less critical thinking going on in this country on a Main Street level, forget about the media...than ever before. We've never needed people to think more critically than now, and they've taken a big nap.  
 -  Alec Baldwin
  

  Bush wasn't elected, he was selected - selected by five judges up in Washington who voted along party lines.  
 -  Alec Baldwin
  

  Well, actors get very frustrated with giving control to other people. They have their own ideas and wants for their characters. Warren Beatty once told me that he thought actors ended up directing out of frustration. If you have a strong sense of how to communicate a film, you should direct. The problem is that it is a huge commitment. I'd rather direct a play than a film due to the time. A movie can tie you up for a year or more.  
 -  Alec Baldwin
  

  Let's face facts, this is visual medium, there's a very high premium put on people who are good-looking. But the minute you rely on that you get yourself in trouble. You certainly dont make a career out of that anymore as an actor.  
 -  Alec Baldwin
  

  Everything that Bush touches turns to manure in public policy.  
 -  Alec Baldwin
  

  Remember, sex is like a Chinese dinner. It ain't over 'til you both get your cookie.  
 -  Alec Baldwin
  

  Doing these parts is not fun. It is challenging, but no fun. It is creepy. I would rather play the guy that throws the touchdown pass and gets carried off the field.  
 -  Alec Baldwin
  

  Cheney is a terrorist. He terrorizes our enemies abroad and innocent citizens here at home indiscriminately.  
 -  Alec Baldwin
  

  There's less critical thinking going on in this country on a Main Street level - forget about the media - than ever before. We've never needed people to think more critically than now, and they've taken a big nap.  
 -  Alec Baldwin
  

  Cheney is a terrorist. He terrorizes our enemies abroad and innocent citizens here at home indiscriminately.  
 -  Alec Baldwin
  

  For better or ill, I was very heavily influenced by men I knew who always dressed formally.  
 -  Alec Baldwin
  

  I never thought of myself as a wealthy person. I've thought of myself as a person who has had a lot of luck. I don't have the same stress that other people have, but there are too many things I could have done differently if wealth was what I was after. If I was all about money, I would have lived in L.A.  
 -  Alec Baldwin
  

  I wish I could play the lead role in one movie, one great movie.  
 -  Alec Baldwin