"My perfect day is constantly changing. Right now, it would be to lie around in a hammock reading with a portable phone and a table of food next to it. I would spend all day there. And that's all that I can possibly come up with on the spur of the moment."
"I want my food dead. Not sick, not dying, dead."Eric Stoltz on Oscar Wilde
"You can tell alot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans."Eric Stoltz on Ronald Reagan
"It's difficult to believe that people are still starving in this country because food isn't available."Eric Stoltz on Ronald Reagan
"You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I'm not hungry enough to eat six."Eric Stoltz on Yogi Berra
"Beware the hobby that eats."Eric Stoltz on Benjamin Franklin
"You know, you grow up with the image of John Travolta being super cool - 'Saturday Night Fever,' Brian De Palma, handsome young god... he, in reality, is a very silly man. And I mean that in a good way. He'll walk around the set talking in little weird voices, making people laugh."
"My parents moved to American Samoa when I was three or four years old. My dad was principal of a high school there. It was idyllic for a kid. I had a whole island for a backyard. I lived there until I was eight years old and we moved to Santa Barbara."
"I think violence, cynicism, brutality and fashion are the staples of our diet. I think in the grand history of story-telling, going back to people sitting around fires, the dark side of human nature has always been very important. Movies are part of that tradition."
"My first film as an actor was 'Fast Times at Ridgemont High,' a glorious experience that spoiled me for future films."
"I can relate to historical characters or imaginary ones. It doesn't matter if a story takes place in the future or in the present, as long as the story is compelling."