"I've been asked to do action-oriented movies in the past and they just haven't been right for me."
"Film spectators are quiet vampires."Guy Pearce on Jim Morrison
"Am I a romantic? I've seen 'Wuthering Heights' ten times. I'm a romantic."Guy Pearce on Johnny Depp
"You know what your problem is, it's that you haven't seen enough movies - all of life's riddles are answered in the movies."Guy Pearce on Steve Martin
"This film cost $31 million. With that kind of money I could have invaded some country."Guy Pearce on Clint Eastwood
"Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the ideals and objectives of normal adulthood."Guy Pearce on Walt Disney
"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."