Bill Condon Quotes

27 Bill Condon quotes:

"A scientist is an unlikely character to put at the center of a movie."
"One of the people that became a major source was Clarence Tripp who worked with Kinsey."
"But the imposition of morality onto science, - where it does not belong - has become rampant in recent years."
"Kinsey would identify himself with Galileo in moments of feelings of persecution."
"Because his basic idea that he got from the study of gall wasps is that everyone's sexuality is unique."
"First of all, just knowing people who grew up in the movie business at that time, no one had Mexican maids."
"I really think the biopic thing so rarely works, because people's lives don't have a dramatic shape that can be satisfying."
"I wanted to make connections between Whale's past and present."
"Problems emerge and some people try to sweep them under the rug."
"And Kinsey thought that anybody who defined themselves based on their sexual acts was limiting themselves."
"I do think that's so much a part of what being a director is - in working with actors - to really try and be sensitive to what each actor needs to get to where he wants to be."
"Kinsey was six foot five, and he had this leader of men quality."
"I knew, as opposed to Gods And Monsters, this had to deal with Kinsey's early experiences in childhood and early marriage as they informed who he was."
"I'm a horrible public speaker."
"In Hollywood through the 50s, there were black, English, and Middle European housekeepers and maids."
"It is interesting to be here and to see that for certain actors they have to live in a way that you think of nobody living anymore except for in small towns. They have such elaborate double lives."
"Kinsey himself collected absolutely everything."
"Kinsey kick started a lot in shocking people with how much homosexual activity there is."
"The real question is the tension between everyone's specific sexuality and the desire to belong, to fit in, to feel like a part of the group."
"There's no question that Whale's movies are classics. They were wonderful, and successful."

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