Shelley Duvall
Shelley Duvall

You don't direct ostriches, you herd them.

Shelley Duvall
Shelley Duvall

I'm not afraid of aging.

Shelley Duvall
Shelley Duvall

There's nothing that can beat the feeling of doing a movie or a TV show that makes everyone feel good.

Shelley Duvall
Shelley Duvall

But I never let a fantasy get away, because I always stop to analyze it.

Shelley Duvall
Shelley Duvall

We live from day to day and get as much joy out of experiencing as we can.

Shelley Duvall
Shelley Duvall

Pigs are not that dirty. And they're smart, strange little creatures. They just need love.

Shelley Duvall
Shelley Duvall

No matter what it is, pick yourself up and go on to the next project.

Shelley Duvall
Shelley Duvall

The world doesn't end just because one thing goes wrong.

Shelley Duvall
Shelley Duvall

Bernard and I intend doing a lot with our lives and that includes actively helping other people. But how can we tell you our plans when we haven't finished making them yet?

Shelley Duvall
Shelley Duvall

I don't know if I was a desirable person, not just physically but emotionally and mentally and intellectually. I still have a long way go and a lot to learn, but I'm on my way, I don't think I'm terribly attractive, but I'm comfortable with my looks.

Shelley Duvall
Shelley Duvall

I'm one of those people who thinks you can have a happy life and still be an artist.

Shelley Duvall
Shelley Duvall

When I'd finished, everybody said they wanted me for this movie. At first I thought they meant a nudie flick since an awful lot of nudies are made in Houston.

Shelley Duvall
Shelley Duvall

Two months later at a party, Bernard pulled me into a closet and proposed. I said yes.

Shelley Duvall
Shelley Duvall

For a while we lived in a tent we'd pitched inside his parents' house and we slept on pillows.

Shelley Duvall
Shelley Duvall

In Houston everyone owns guns and uses 'em - sometimes just for the hell of it.

Shelley Duvall
Shelley Duvall

In school the kids thought I was freaky because I made straight A's and daydreamed a lot.

Shelley Duvall
Shelley Duvall

And of course, now that Bernard and I have found each other forever, we're determined to create our own little world in order to survive the one we're in.

Shelley Duvall
Shelley Duvall

Acting in films hasn't changed me. I feel exactly the same.

Shelley Duvall
Shelley Duvall

Making it big in this world is such a rip-off, you gotta keep your head together or it can be totally without meaning.

Shelley Duvall
Shelley Duvall

Somewhere along the line, Bob said I'd better begin taking this business seriously, because, whether I liked it or not, I had a career.