"I never really was that passionate about playing sports. But when I was at this Mt. Herman school, I did have the ability to throw the frisbee. So when this sport evolved, it was fun because I was good at it."
"I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed."Joel Silver on Michael Jordan
"It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling."Joel Silver on Mark Twain
"Golf is a good walk spoiled."Joel Silver on Mark Twain
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."Joel Silver on Hunter S. Thompson
"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."Joel Silver on Henry David Thoreau
"The only problem is I can't get into PG-13 Land. I just get stuck in R rated movies, which they would love us to make PG-13 movies but I never get there. But I think that you've got to make them different. You've got to switch them up."
"The dubbing of the music and effects is really incredible today. You're feeling gun shots. I mean, it's not the way people say it is, but the gunshot sounds real. And cars sound real. Among the many things in the evolution (of movies) is to make the sound in the movie incredible. That's what you feel."
"The core of the movie business remains intact and it's not descending in scope. Studios want movies that are bigger than ever."
"A lot of movies were influenced by 'Logan's Run,' like 'Minority Report'. A lot of films have those elements in them."
"I'm happy with my place in the firmament here. I like to produce movies and that's where I want to be."
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