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“Develop an interest in life as you see it; the people, things, literature, music – the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself.”

― Henry Miller

“This world is but a canvas to our imagination.”

― Henry David Thoreau


“Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.”

― Victor Hugo


“What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of  others that will determine the significance of the life we lead.”

― Nelson Mandela


“Film in the 20th century, it’s the American art form, like jazz.”

― Martin Scorsese


“When people ask me if I went to film school I tell them, ‘no, I went to films’.”

― Quentin Tarantino


“In the future, everybody is going to be a director. Somebody’s got to live a real life so we have something to make a movie about.”

― Cameron Crowe


“We were doing it under the most extraordinary circumstances, but the first out of the tent in the morning would be David Lean. He said to me on the very first day of shooting, Pete, this is the beginning of a great adventure.”

― Peter O’Toole


“One may have a blazing hearth in one’s soul and yet no one ever came to sit by it. Passers-by see only a wisp of smoke from the chimney and continue on their way.”

― Vincent Van Gogh


“If a Million People See My Movie, I Hope They See a Million Different Movies.”

― Quentin Tarantino


“The movies remind me of the Triangle Club at Princeton. I used to belong to it, and we always started out firm in our decision to create new and startling things. We always ended up by producing the same old show. In the beginning, our enthusiasm and ideals discarded as rubbish all the old fossilized plots.”

― F. Scott Fitzgerald


“For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.”

― Nelson Mandela

 

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