I want my soldiers – I mean artists – to be young and strong, with tireless energy performing impossible feats of cunning and bravura.
I think it is essential for Israel’s survival as a Jewish and democratic state that we end the status quo. The preferred way to end the status quo would be on the basis of a two-state solution. We don’t want the Palestinians to be citizens of Israel, nor do we want them to be subjects.
They have nothing in their whole imperial arsenal that can break the spirit of one Irishman who doesn’t want to be broken.
If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.
Having big audiences when you’re on a book tour is like Valhalla if you’re a person who used to sell Girl Scout cookies on the side. Because you want to give the reading that will sell the most books.
You can believe what you want religiously. Religion is one thing, but science, provable science, is something else.
I give people what they want in the hope that they will begin to want what I want to give them!
When companies try to guess what consumers want, they essentially make the choice for consumers.
Governments of all stripes want to deliver growth and rebalance their economies now that they have learned the hard way that, left to their own devices, markets pick expensive banking losers.
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!