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I don’t talk a lot when I interview. My job is to get out of the way.
– Anna Deavere Smith
In Hollywood you always feel a bit like a hake. The publicists march people up and down in front of you and they interview you… You feel like the turbot and the sea-bream go by, and you’re the hake.
– Alejandro Amenabar
I get diminishing returns when I bore myself in an interview.
– Ben Harper
In every interview I’ve got to explain something about being white but still being into hip hop. It’s gone way beyond the musical aspect of the business. And I’m as critical about music as everybody else is.
– Brian Austin Green
I once did a three-hour interview with Radio Oxford only to be told the microphone hadn’t picked me up.
– Noam Chomsky
I get accused of talking about records. But it’s the guys who interview me who ask about them.
– Pete Rose
I probably would do over the Tom Cruise interview because I’ve thought of so many things I would have said in hindsight.
– Matt Lauer
We now have the right to have immediate, unfettered access to any site in Iraq and we have the right to interview people, both inside and outside Iraq.
– Mohamed ElBaradei
I haven’t been drinking for years now. Something’s got to give. I don’t mind that I’m a guy that’s stopped drinking, though this interview is making me mighty thirsty.
– Dan Hicks
It is disheartening when you read an interview with an actress, and it starts by describing what she is wearing.
– Felicity Jones
News channels have always had interview shows, but we need different kinds of interviews with different kinds of interviewers – interviewers who bring different life experiences to the table.
– George Stroumboulopoulos
What makes me furious, not just because we’re in an interview, but I don’t like when writers take your words and put them somewhere else, in the wrong context in their own article about you.
– Erykah Badu
When I did that interview with Hepburn, the only ground rule was, you did not discuss Spencer Tracy. Spencer Tracy’s widow is still alive, and she respected that.
– Morley Safer
The whole being-in-a-room interview thing, at a junket or a film festival, is very inhuman. You meet the person, have five or 10 minutes to talk, and it’s not like a conversation.
– Paul Dano
The deadlines are much, much longer with books. When I was a reporter, a lot of times I’d come in at 8:30 a.m., get an assignment right away, interview somebody, turn the story in by 9:30, and have the finished story in the paper that landed on my desk by noon.
– Margaret Haddix
I’m not used to interviews. People don’t generally interview waitresses.
– Deborah Eisenberg
In those days I would go for an interview and find myself competing with this other chap who would always be younger and taller, and much handsomer than I.
– Edward G. Robinson
I actually came to New York because it was very tolerant. You know, it seems preposterous, ludicrous thing to say in an interview, but I came for the anonymity particularly.
When somebody wants to interview me, I’ve always got something to say.
A spontaneous interview feels differently than anything else you see on television.
– David Steinberg
I actually turned down an opportunity for a private interview with Adolph Hitler.
– Dorothy Kilgallen
Everything has changed. An interview has become such a confrontational thing. It makes you very defensive.
– Francesca Annis
Amongst Indian celebrities, Shah Rukh is a great one to interview. He’s a brilliant T.V. anchor, a people person, and enjoys talking.
– Cyrus Broacha
All these people I interview are worth ten times what I’m worth.
– Graham Norton
If an interview just serves the idea of celebrity, then I think that sucks. I don’t want to do that.
It is frustrating when in an interview people say: ‘Give us your make-up tips’ and ‘How do you stay skinny?’ I think: ‘Do you ask a guy that?’
– Emily Browning
There is nothing wrong with being a declared liberal or conservative and conducting a sympathetic interview with a political figure who shares your views.
– Peggy Noonan
I like radio because you can do an hour-long interview and then three days later have a finished piece.
– Daniel Alarcon
I interview about three thousand models yearly, and I must see almost 20 tons of excess avoirdupois annually.
– Eileen Ford
Honestly we never lied to people about who we were. Usually the wackier interviews came to pass because the interview subjects, aware that we were Comedy Central, just wanted to get their stories out.
– Mo Rocca