Democracy is not a spectator sport, it’s a participatory event. If we don’t participate in it, it ceases to be a democracy.
When I make a film, I’m not doing it purely for political reasons. If I just wanted to do that, I’d run for office.
Bush’s presidency is revisionism-proof. We’re going to be recovering from it for the rest of our lives.
It’s not surprising to me that in a country born of racial genocide, the issue of race is still an open wound on the American soul. We haven’t dealt with it.
It is better to rust out than wear out.
We enter the world alone, we leave the world alone.
There is a destiny which makes us brothers; none goes his way alone. All that we send into the lives of others comes back into our own.
The American media wants to pump you full of fear.
The essence of greatness is neglect of the self.
Every parent wants to do what’s best for their child. Whatever I can afford, I’m going to get my kid the best education I can get.