“There is no prize, out there. The only prize is, this one, and what you feel and what you want to accomplish. …
“I feel that I very often watch a lot of young people sort of meander around without any idea about why they’re doing what they’re doing.
“I mean to want and to be ambitious and to want to be successful, is not enough. That’s just desire. To know what you want, to understand why you’re doing it, to dedicate every breath in your body to achieve…
“If you feel you have something to give, if you feel that your particular talent is worth developing, is worth caring for, then there’s nothing you can’t achieve.”
Kevin Spacey [imdb.com]
Video clip: Kevin Spacey – Charlie Rose interview — Spacey talks about the influence on his work as an actor by director Howard Davies.
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