"I feel I do my best work when it's all there on the page, and I feel that the character is very vivid as I read the script and I'm not having to create stuff and trying to cobble together something. If I have to do that, then I don't entirely trust what I'm doing."
"Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none."Guy Pearce on William Shakespeare
"For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth."Guy Pearce on Bo Bennett
"The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool."Guy Pearce on Stephen King
"Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks."Guy Pearce on Isaac Watts
"Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement."Guy Pearce on Golda Meir
"The thing I've come to learn is that what's great about small independent films is the intimacy and the communication that occurs when you're making them."
"You work on things and you have such faith in them while you're making them that everything feels special - in a way."
"Funny enough, if you are looking at people these days who are putting Botox in their face and getting all sorts of plastic surgery, we look at them and go, I can tell you've had Botox. I can tell you've had plastic surgery. You look really strange to me. But no one's saying anything. We're just accepting the fact that they're strange-looking."
"It's funny, though, with films, because you can incorporate a variety of elements, and sometimes that can work for you and sometimes I think it can work against you."
"The thrill of coming home has never changed."