I still think that movies are amazing I respect actors and directors.
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I don't really make movies because I want to see my face on a billboard or because I want to get good reviews or have a big box office. That doesn't really matter to me at all.
I have this horrible sense of humor where I think discomfort is funny - partly because I experience discomfort a lot, and it's a way of laughing at it and getting a release.
I didn't know much about him, and I wasn't a big country music fan. I listened to the Beatles and David Bowie, so I didn't know a lot about him.
I always have the fear that, if I don't commit 100 percent to my work, then it's gonna suffer.
I wouldn't feel satisfied being on set every day doing a romantic comedy - I'd be bored to death.
I loved hip-hop. The first stuff I heard was Public Enemy, and I couldn't believe it. It was amazing, and I've always loved hip-hop.
You see so many earnest characters in movies all the time, everyone has a purpose.
For me, I'd rather have an intense experience than not.
It's an amazing feeling to go into a studio and really be alone.
Whether you think a film will affect society or it's plain entertainment, it's all excellent, it's all noble.
My goal was never to just create a company. A lot of people misinterpret that, as if I don't care about revenue or profit or any of those things. But what not being just a company means to me is not being just that - building something that actually makes a really big change in the world.
Feminism was established to allow unattractive women easier access to the mainstream.
It is better to try and fail than not to try at all because you have found one wrong way that you will not repeat.
We begin to see, therefore, the importance of selecting our environment with the greatest of care, because environment is the mental feeding ground out of which the food that goes into our minds is extracted.
If you haven't started,start now... If you're not going to start now LATER will become Never
Under every stone lurks a politician.
It's human nature to gripe, but I'm going ahead and doing the best I can.
I've got tonnes of aboriginal and Native American art, but I'd like even more.
Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.
If there is any one secret of success, it lies in the ability to get the other person's point of view and see things from that person's angle as well as from your own.