” I didn’t go out of my way to get into this movie stuff. I think of myself as a writer. “


” There are places where writing is acting and acting is writing. I’m not so interested in the divisions. I’m interested in the way things cross over. “


” It’s funny, in a way the actor is a writer. It’s not like the two things are so separate as to be like apples and oranges. The writer and the actor are one. “


” I’ve come to feel that if I can’t make something happen in under an hour and a half, it’s not going to happen in a compelling way in a three-hour play. “


” There’s no way to escape the fact that we’ve grown up in a violent culture, we just can’t get away from it, it’s part of our heritage. I think part of it is that we’ve always felt somewhat helpless in the face of this vast continent. Helplessness is answered in many ways, but one of them is violence. “



All 5 Sam Shepard Quotes about Way in picture


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