Woody Allen, on his way out of a New York press conference
I can't understand why more people don't realise how smart it is.
Jack Nicholson, on maintaining
separate addresses a la Allen, Elle
I've been broody since I was 14.
Patsy Kensit, 24, actress and
expectant mother, Hello]
Anybody can pour paint, but can you do it with range, variety, continuity and touch?
William S Rubin, of the Museum of Modern Art in New York,
explaining why a Jackson Pollock is hard to fake, Guardian
You just make it the best you can, or don't make it at all. I don't give a damn about demographics and all that crap.
Clint Eastwood, Premiere
I lost my virginity at Edinburgh. The next day I was feeling guilty about being late so I bought doughnuts for everyone.
Stewart Lee, comedian, on his first Festival, Guardian
He's a public schoolboy like me, but now, being left-wing and disliking that side of himself, he tends to write right-wing public schoolboys . . . I hope I changed my character from the stereotype he wrote.
Jeremy Irons on David Hare and their film Damage, Sunday TimesReuse content