What I always wanted to get seen as was as a good actor, when it was the acting I was doing. When I'm writing, I want to try to be seen as a good writer. Not as somebody with a particular idea to sell, or something like that.
Be as smart as you can, but remember that it is always better to be wise than to be smart.
It's too bad I'm not as wonderful a person as people say I am, because the world could use a few people like that.
If scientists can't communicate with the public, with policy makers, with one another, the future is going to be held back. We're not going to have the future that we could have.