Martin Scorsese Quotes

35 Martin Scorsese quotes:

"The term 'giant' is used too often to describe artists. But in the case of Akira Kurosawa, we have one of the rare instances where the term fits."
"I know there were many good policemen who died doing their duty. Some of the cops were even friends of ours. But a cop can go both ways."
"I'm very phobic about flying, but I'm also drawn to it."
"It's a very savage kind of humor, it comes out of a great deal of pain."
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"Cinema is a matter of what's in the frame and what's out."
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"I also saw the Dalai Lama a few times."
"And as I've gotten older, I've had more of a tendency to look for people who live by kindness, tolerance, compassion, a gentler way of looking at things."
"I can't really envision a time when I'm not shooting something."
"I don't agree with everything he did in his life, but we're dealing with this Howard Hughes, at this point. And also ultimately the flaw in Howard Hughes, the curse so to speak."
"It did remind me of something out of Greek mythology - the richest king who gets everything he wants, but ultimately his family has a curse on it from the Gods."
"On the one hand, you're the same person, but as you get older, you change somewhat, and you never know how it's going to affect your work."
"There's no such thing as simple. Simple is hard."
"Every year or so, I try to do something; it keeps me refreshed as to what's going on in front of the lens, and I understand what the actor is going through."
"I do know that some Buddhists are able to attain peace of mind."
"I love the look of planes and the idea of how a plane flies. The more I learn about it the better I feel; while I still may not like it, I have a sense of what is really happening."
"More personal films, you could make them, but your budgets would be cut down."
"What the Dalai Lama had to resolve was whether to stay in Tibet or leave. He wanted to stay, but staying would have meant the total destruction of Tibet, because he would have died and that would have ripped the heart out of his people."
"Watching Dylan's eyes as he searches for these words, you see it all happening there,"
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"The reality is, if I don't do PR, I'm hurting the picture. And as many things as I did, that's as many things as I turned down."
Author: Scorsese Quotes Category: Reality Quotes
"It seems to me that any sensible person must see that violence does not change the world and if it does, then only temporarily."

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