This scene has always resonated with me.
Across the Universe (2007)
Clarke was one of the people who told him, “You have value.”
Theater really is much more of an actor’s medium because you’re in control of the editing of what the audience is going to see. You’re the one making those choices. There isn’t somebody else up there cutting the moment together for you.
H A P P Y B I R T H D A Y T O T H E R O M A N I A N A N G E L August 13, 1982
"I fear sometimes that people sort of see me a certain way from some of these roles, and I can’t wait for the opportunity to be like "I’m such a dork!" really, really - I’m such a dork. I just pretend to be cool."
We all have something extraordinary to give, some superpower. But to find out who we are supposed to be and what we are supposed to do, the game is set against us for that. The minute we go to school and do standardized testing, the way we are being educated is kind of a generic, mass-minded thing. I was conditioned to believe that unless I was going to be a lawyer, a doctor, or a businessman, I wasn’t worth it.
i think he was kinda like, ‘there’s something good in you and i haven’t seen anything good in forever.’ it’s like — it’s being like lost in the woods for miles and miles and starving and finding an apple tree with an apple on it. you know, it’s like, there’s something good out there and maybe that’s you and maybe you can show me whatever you know. [x] [x]
Walk away, I’ll make no plans to call on you, but if you stay, I will kill you.