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Human beings are unable to be honest with themselves about themselves. They cannot talk about themselves without embellishing.


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In a mad world only the mad are sane.



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I can't afford to hate anyone. I don't have that kind of time.



Man is a genius when he is dreaming.

Man is a genius when he is dreaming.



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Man is a genius when he dreams. Dream what you are capable of. The harder you dream it, the sooner it will come true.



It is the power of memory that gives rise to the power of imagination.

It is the power of memory that gives rise to the power of imagination.



The role of the artist is to not look away.

The role of the artist is to not look away.



There is nothing that says more about its creator than the work itself.

There is nothing that says more about its creator than the work itself.



If you look at everything straight on, there is nothing to be afraid of.

If you look at everything straight on, there is nothing to be afraid of.



Take me, subtract movies, and you get zero.

Take me, subtract movies, and you get zero.



I suppose all of my films have a common theme. If I think about it, though, the only theme I can think of is really a question: Why can’t people be happier together?

I suppose all of my films have a common theme. If I think about it, though, the only theme I can think of is really a question: Why can’t people be happier together?





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