I tell everybody on the first day of making a movie that if anyone’s here to further their career, they should leave. I’m gonna make the movie in such a way that we won’t have a career when this movie comes out. Because the people who hold the moneybags are not going to want to share any of that money with us to make the next movie!
There are no new ideas. There are only new ways of making them felt.
There is a blessed necessity by which the interest of men is always driving them to the right; and, again, making all crime mean and ugly.
My sister said, You’re making it hard for all us housewives in Nebraska.
It is impossible to suffer without making someone pay for it; every complaint already contains revenge.
We reward people for making money off money, and moving money around and dividing up mortgages a thousand times over, selling it to China… and it becomes this shell game.
Conspiracies, since they cannot be engaged in without the fellowship of others, are for that reason most perilous; for as most men are either fools or knaves, we run excessive risk in making such folk our companions.
The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances.
Making itself intelligible is suicide for philosophy.
I’m used to my films having little effect on making the world a better place.