When I’m shooting a movie, I’m always in an invisible theater seat. I respect the fact that people have worked hard all week and want to go to the movies on the weekend and be entertained.
Documentaries are a form of journalism.
Comedy is a great slayer of rogues in power.
For all your days be prepared, and meet them ever alike. When you are the anvil, bear – when you are the hammer, strike.
I mean if politics was my main motivation I would be doing politics. But I’m a filmmaker.
If you reduce the guns and the ammo, you’ll reduce the murders.
I’m tired of this discussion of capitalism and socialism; we live in the 21st century, we need an economic system that has democracy as its underpinnings and an ethical code.
The wealthy have never liked to pay for the labor that enriches them. Ever since slavery was eliminated, they have been trying to keep it as close to slavery as they can without violating the slave laws.
Because I have an opinion, I have become public enemy number one to the Fox News Channel and the right wing.
The thing that is incredible is life itself. Why should we be here in this sun-illuminated universe? Why should there be green earth under our feet?