"Audiences want to see intelligent movies."
"Film spectators are quiet vampires."Harvey Weinstein on Jim Morrison
"Am I a romantic? I've seen 'Wuthering Heights' ten times. I'm a romantic."Harvey Weinstein on Johnny Depp
"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."Harvey Weinstein on Steve Martin
"This film cost $31 million. With that kind of money I could have invaded some country."Harvey Weinstein on Clint Eastwood
"Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the ideals and objectives of normal adulthood."Harvey Weinstein on Walt Disney
"It's the golden age of French cinema again but it's because Sarkozy had the guts to push through copyright law."
"I remember when I took Quentin Tarantino with me to a very private screening of the documentary 'Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired,' which shows some of the legal irregularities of his case. I was involved by the film, and it was an amazing experience to see people weep at the end of it."
"There is nothing like the way people feel after they've seen 'The Intouchables.' They feel amazing. The word of mouth on this film is incredible. It's intelligent-feeling good. You're not insulted by the low-browness or stupidity of some of the humor. It's so smart and terrific."
"They keep the old business. We keep the ongoing business."
"I learned what I really love is making films, not the film business. I want to be on the set, meeting with writers, I want that freedom. I love it now."
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