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"It still strikes me as strange that anyone could have any moral objection to someone else's sexuality. It's like telling someone else how to clean their house." River Phoenix
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American Actor    Sexuality   

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"I have a lot of chameleon qualities, I get very absorbed in my surroundings." River Phoenix
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"We are taught to consume. And that's what we do. But if we realized that there really is no reason to consume, that it's just a mind set, that it's just an addiction, then we wouldn't be out there stepping on people's hands climbing the corporate ladder of success." River Phoenix
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American Actor    Reason   

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"People are constantly trying to make an image for you. They'll dress you up and tell you to pose a certain way and take all these pictures... they want a certain image, so they create that. And unless you're spending a lot of time to create another image to counteract that image, theirs will win. So right now, I'm kind of dealing with a lot of false ideas of what I'm about." River Phoenix
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"Music is a hobby, because I'm not making any money out of it, but I put just as much conviction into that as I do into my acting." River Phoenix
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"Once you get into that street groove, the other side-the straight side-looks really scary." River Phoenix
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"I sometimes lie, especially about personal things, because what does it matter? I am a kind of minute commodity, my name is no longer my own." River Phoenix
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American Actor    Commodity   

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"Vegetarianism is a link to perfection and peace." River Phoenix
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"I'm really normal. I play football, go to the beach, drive. We have dogs. I can imagine people calling me a character, but I'm Joe Straight." River Phoenix
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American Actor    Dogs   

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"I've been wanting to go into music ever since I can remember. I mean even before I became an actor. I just thought it would be a tough field to break into, so I became an actor instead." River Phoenix
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"We were constantly moving to different countries and adjusting to new things. It was such a free feeling. I'm glad I didn't have a traditional upbringing." River Phoenix
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"Acting is like a Halloween mask that you put on." River Phoenix
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"I don't need tightly exploitative. Suggesting that I would use this personal part of my life for a (expletive) movie ... it kind of makes me sick." River Phoenix
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"Everything is ironic to me. There are moments I find hysterical, but I'm probably the only one who would find that, except for a few people." River Phoenix
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"I did my best work in The Mosquito Coast. I know it wasn't such a big hit, but for me it was more meaningful than anything else I'd ever done." River Phoenix
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American Actor    Work   

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"I like girls who are natural because I am natural in everything I do. If I meet a girl who is snobby and wants special treatment, she's not going to get it from me because she hasn't earned it. But I've been basically lucky because I've met mostly nice girls - and that's what attracts me." River Phoenix
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"I have twenty personalities on top of the ten I already have. So now I have thirty people in my head!" River Phoenix
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"After Stand By Me came out people were telling me, 'You're so good,' 'You're going to be a star,' and things like that. You can't think about it. If you take it the wrong way, you can really get high on yourself. People get so lost when that happens to them. They may think they have everything under control, but everything is really out of control. Their lives are totally in pieces." River Phoenix
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"Biggest problem was I was terrible for commercials - I couldn't smile on cue." River Phoenix
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"I try to lie as much as I can when I'm interviewed. It's reverse psychology. I figure if you lie, they'll print the truth." River Phoenix
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American Actor    Psychology   

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"I don't want to get into the habit of thinking about my career because when it comes down to it, it's not that important. I could die tomorrow and the world would go on. I don't want to separate myself from the rest of the world. If the world is not going too good, I'm part of that. I'll be happy to take the blame. I'm along for the ride." River Phoenix
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