"I've turned down jobs because I've said, 'Honestly, I can't find my way in. I can't do it. I love you, as a director. I think the script is good. You deserve better than I think I can do.'"
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."David Duchovny on Edmund Burke
"It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come."David Duchovny on Dalai Lama
"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed."David Duchovny on Albert Einstein
"Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart."David Duchovny on Anne Frank
"When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion."David Duchovny on Abraham Lincoln
"In this age of media and Internet access, we are much more talkative than ever before."
"I think Polanski's an amazing director."
"I drive an electric car."
"One of the scary things is that, when you're a kid, you look at your dad as the man who has no fear. When you're an adult, you realize your father had fear, and that you have it, too."
"I'm turning into a stricter dad."