Martin Scorsese Quotes


35 Martin Scorsese quotes:



"I think what happened there was just the budget would be too big to build these sets because nothing really exists here in New York of that period; you have to build it all."
"I was born in 1942, so I was mainly aware of Howard Hughes' name on RKO Radio Pictures."
"I'm going to be 60, and I'm almost used to myself."
"I'm very phobic about flying, but I'm also drawn to it."
"If it's a modern-day story dealing with certain ethnic groups, I think I could open up certain scenes for improvisation, while staying within the structure of the script."
"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."
"More personal films, you could make them, but your budgets would be cut down."
"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."
"We couldn't have cared less about the government, especially the city government, which produced policemen who did nothing but take graft."
"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."
"We've seen growing awareness of film preservation, yet the deterioration and eventual disappearance of films have not come to an end. There's still a race against the clock to save what we can at some point."
Author: Scorsese Quotes Category: Awareness Quotes
"It's a very savage kind of humor, it comes out of a great deal of pain."
Author: Scorsese Quotes Category: Humorous Quotes
"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
"In addition to celebrating great blues music, we always wanted to make sure that proceeds from this endeavor flowed back to the musicians and to efforts to keep this wonderful music alive."
Author: Scorsese Quotes Category: Music Quotes



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