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When I grow up, I still want to be a director. ...
by Steven Spielberg

When I grow up, I still want to be a director.
- Steven Spielberg

When war comes, two things happen - profits go way,
way up and all perishables go way, way down.
There becomes a market for them.
- Steven Spielberg

I never felt comfortable with myself,
because I was never part of the majority.
I always felt awkward and shy and on the outside of
the momentum of my friends' lives.
- Steven Spielberg

You know, I don't really do that much looking inside
me when I'm working on a project.
Whatever I am becomes what that film is.
But I change; you change.
- Steven Spielberg

 

Every time I go to a movie, it's magic,
no matter what the movie's about.
- Steven Spielberg

A lot of the films I've made probably could have worked
just as well 50 years ago,
and that's just because I have a lot of old-fashion values.
- Steven Spielberg

I don't think any movie or any book or any work of
art can solve the stalemate in the Middle East today.
But it's certainly worth a try.
- Steven Spielberg

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The public has an appetite for anything about imagination -
anything that is as far away from reality as is creatively possible.
- Steven Spielberg

I like the smell of film.
I just like knowing there's film going through the camera.
- Steven Spielberg

All of us every single year, we're a different person.
I don't think we're the same person all our lives.
- Steven Spielberg

Why pay a dollar for a bookmark? Why not use the dollar for a bookmark?
- Steven Spielberg

I dream for a living.
- Steven Spielberg

I'm not really interested in making money.
- Steven Spielberg

I am an American Jew and aware of the sensitivities
involved in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
- Steven Spielberg

I've discovered I've got this preoccupation with ordinary
people pursued by large forces.
- Steven Spielberg

If Bush, as I believe, has reliable information on
the fact that Saddam Hussein is making weapons of mass destruction,
I cannot not support the policies of his government.
- Steven Spielberg

I want to be the Cecil B. DeMille of science fiction.
- Steven Spielberg

People have forgotten how to tell a story.
Stories don't have a middle or an end any more.
They usually have a beginning that never stops beginning.
- Steven Spielberg

There is something about killing people at close range that is excruciating.
It's bound to try a man's soul.
- Steven Spielberg

I'd rather direct than produce.
Any day.
And twice on Sunday.
- Steven Spielberg

There is a fine line between censorship and good taste
and moral responsibility.
- Steven Spielberg

I wanted to do another movie that could make us laugh
and cry and feel good about the world.
I wanted to do something else that could make us smile.
This is a time when we need to smile more and Hollywood
movies are supposed to do that for people in difficult times.
- Steven Spielberg

Naturally, it is a terrible, despicable crime when,
as in Munich, people are taken hostage,
people are killed.
But probing the motives of those responsible and showing
that they are also individuals with families and have
their own story does not excuse what they did.
- Steven Spielberg

You have many years ahead of you to create the dreams
that we can't even imagine dreaming.
You have done more for the collective unconscious of
this planet than you will ever know.
- Steven Spielberg

I interviewed survivors, I went to Poland,
saw the cities and spent time with the people and spoke
to the Jews who had come back to Poland after the war
and talked about why they had come back.
- Steven Spielberg

I'm always in favor of Israel responding strongly when it's threatened.
At the same time, a response to a response doesn't really solve anything.
It just creates a perpetual-motion machine.
- Steven Spielberg

We don't stop playing because we grow old;
we grow old because we stop playing.
- George Bernard Shaw

Move out of your comfort zone. You can only
grow if you are willing to feel awkward and
uncomfortable when you try something new.
- Brian Tracy

To the young child, all life is a great adventure -
when did we grow so dull and brittle.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Great oaks from little acorns grow.
- Proverb

When will our consciences grow so tender
that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it?
- Eleanor Roosevelt

As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands.
One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
- Audrey Hepburn

Overcome obstacles - grow and bloom anyway.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I want it said of me by those who knew me best,
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

Unless you try to do something
beyond what you have already mastered,
you will never grow.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The less I take the difficulties of my life as personal affront,
and the more I use them as an opportunity to learn and grow...
the easier I sleep at night.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

As we grow as unique persons, we learn to respect
the uniqueness of others.
- Robert H. Schuller

Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
- John Lennon

Die when I may, I want it said by those who knew me best
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

The false can never grow into truth by growing in power.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Every blade of grass has an angel
that bends over it and whispers, "grow! grow!
- Talmud

You grow up the day you have
your first real laugh - at yourself.
- Ethel Barrymore

Don't go through life - grow through life.
- Eric Butterworth

If we don't change, we don't grow.
If we don't grow, we aren't really living.
- Gail Sheehy

When we blindly adopt a religion,
a political system, a literary dogma,
we become automatons. We cease to grow.
- Anais Nin

People grow through experience
if they meet life honestly and courageously.
This is how character is built.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.
- e. e. cummings

The universe is full of magical things
patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
- Eden Phillpotts

Action is the real measure of intelligence.
- Napoleon Hill (author of the classic Think and Grow Rich)

The solution to adult problems tomorrow
depends in large measure upon
how our children grow up today.
- Margaret Mead

The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that
they can grow separately without growing apart.
- Elisabeth Foley

It takes a long time to grow an old friend.
- John Leonard

Continuity gives us roots; change gives us branches,
letting us stretch and grow and reach new heights.
- Pauline R. Kezer

Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
- Thomas Haynes Bayly

Absence does not make the heart grow fonder,
but it sure heats up the blood.
- Elizabeth Ashley

Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.
- Robert Browning

I was wise enough to never grow up
while fooling most people into believing I had.
- Margaret Mead

Love is the answer, and you know that for sure;
Love is a flower, you've got to let it grow.
- John Lennon

As we grow old, the beauty steals inward.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong.
- Winston Churchill

It is sad to grow old but nice to ripen.
- Brigitte Bardot

Freedom makes a huge requirement of every human being.
With freedom comes responsibility.
For the person who is unwilling to grow up,
the person who does not want to carry is own weight,
this is a frightening prospect.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Every year of my life I grow more convinced that it
is wisest and best to fix our attention on the beautiful and the good,
and dwell as little as possible on the evil and the false.
- Richard Cecil

Those who love deeply never grow old;
they may die of old age,
but they die young.
- Dorothy Canfield Fisher

I love those who can smile in trouble,
who can gather strength from distress,
and grow brave by reflection.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Home is our sanctuary, where we:
relax into being ourselves,
play with our inner child,
paint the walls green and pink,
dig in the dirt,
grow something,
love somebody else,
love ourselves even more,
snuggle with a warm blanket on a Sunday afternoon,
hang "go away" on the door whenever we want,
clean and tidy often... or never,
launch from and return to,
are truly ourselves.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say.
I just watch what they do.
- Andrew Carnegie

I got to grow up with a mother who taught me to believe in me.
- Antonio Villaraigosa

We have to be able to grow up.
Our wrinkles are our medals of the passage of life.
They are what we have been through and who we want to be.
- Lauren Hutton

That's a big goal of mine, to try and grow as much
of my own food as possible.
- Daryl Hannah

I doubt that the imagination can be suppressed.
If you truly eradicated it in a child,
he would grow up to be an eggplant.
- Ursula K. Le Guin


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