"I Can" Sayings and Quotes
I find myself asking questions that as a filmmaker I never thought I would ask. Like I get a call from a magazine for a feature and my first question is, 'Cover or not?' Interview invite from a leading channel? I have stopped asking the topic. I'm just like 'Primetime or not?' If I am invited and put in the second row, I can be distraught for days!
Getting on stage is a bonus, that's my therapy, that's when I can tell stories and it all makes sense.
I can still boss people around. I can still write. I can still read. I can still eat, and I can still have very strong views.
The metro section of the newspaper every day is full of stuff I can use. It's the greatest inspiration for me because it's full of endings. That's where the ends of stories show up.
I want to be perceived - or maybe I perceive myself - as this really easygoing, honest person that's just giving. Realistically, I have those qualities, but I'm very aggressive. I can be very harsh. It comes off almost mean, you know?
The adrenaline of a live performance is unlike anything in film or theater. I can see why it's so addictive.
There are younger, stronger swimmers coming up and they are hungry. I can't influence what they do, I only know what I can do and I know how greedy I am to defend my title.
Normally, if I don't qualify as well as I think I can, I seem to carry a little chip on my shoulder for the race, and that normally helps me out.