Should such an ignorant people lead the world? How did it come to this in the first place? 82 percent of us don’t even have a passport! Just a handful can speak a language other than English.
The American public believes that health care is a right and not a commodity.
I think that there’s something in the American psyche, it’s almost this kind of right or privilege, this sense of entitlement, to resolve our conflicts with violence. There’s an arrogance to that concept if you think about it. To actually have to sit down and talk, to listen, to compromise, that’s hard work.
I’ve always felt so grateful that I dropped out of school, that I never had to do a thesis. I wouldn’t know how to organise and structure myself to film so that B follows A and C follows B.
I’m a millionaire, I’m a multi-millionaire. I’m filthy rich. You know why I’m a multi-millionaire? ‘Cause multi-millions like what I do.
‘Champagne’ and ‘breathmint’ are the first two words all Oscar winners hear.
A sane person would think that Wal-Mart would never carry ‘Capitalism: A Love Story’ because it’s simply not in their best interests to inform their customers of their shady past.
The first duty of an historian is to be on guard against his own sympathies.
The majority of Americans, the ones who never elected George W. Bush, are not fooled by his weapons of mass distraction.
Capitalism would have never let me be a filmmaker, living in Flint, Michigan with a high school education. I was going to have to make that happen myself.