"The mask can be a limitation, but you just deal with it. You do get superhuman strength and pumpkin bombs and all this other stuff to express yourself with.'"
"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot."Willem Dafoe on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Willem Dafoe on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."Willem Dafoe on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Willem Dafoe on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Willem Dafoe on Ernest Hemingway