Like many women my age, I am 28 years old.
There is still no cure for the common birthday.
Thirty was so strange for me. I’ve really had to come to terms with the fact that I am now a walking and talking adult.
C. S. Lewis
This is a wonderful way to celebrate an 80th birthday… I wanted to be 65 again, but they wouldn’t let me – Homeland Security.
To me – old age is always ten years older than I am.
Even if I set out to make a film about a fillet of sole, it would be about me.
Every great film should seem new every time you see it.
If my films don't show a profit, I know I'm doing something right.
The movies we love and admire are to some extent a function of who we are when we see them.
The secret to film is that it's an illusion.
Why should people go out and pay money to see bad films when they can stay at home and see bad television for nothing?
You can map your life through your favorite movies, and no two people's maps will be the same.
You know what your problem is, it's that you haven't seen enough movies - all of life's riddles are answered in the movies.
And in movies you must be a gambler. To produce films is to gamble.
Citizen Kane is perhaps the one American talking picture that seems as fresh now as the day it opened. It may seem even fresher.