"I always considered myself as a character actor. I always try to be versatile to show different sides of human experience."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Robert Duvall on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Robert Duvall on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Robert Duvall on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Robert Duvall on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Robert Duvall on Mark Twain
"I'll keep on acting 'til they wipe the drool. I like the business. I like to do different parts and diverse characters. I haven't lost my enthusiasm yet!"
"When I'm at home in Virginia, I become more hermit-like. I like my own home."
"It's like kids playing house: 'You play the father, I'll play the mother.' You know, you dress up, you play, they pay, you go home. It's a game - acting's a game."
"I hope I left behind a legacy that people will enjoy. But whatever they want to say, I can't predict."
"I love the smell of juice boxes in the morning."