"The fact that food plays such an important part in my films has everything to do with my family."
"I want my food dead. Not sick, not dying, dead."Martin Scorsese on Oscar Wilde
"You can tell alot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans."Martin Scorsese on Ronald Reagan
"It's difficult to believe that people are still starving in this country because food isn't available."Martin Scorsese on Ronald Reagan
"You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I'm not hungry enough to eat six."Martin Scorsese on Yogi Berra
"Beware the hobby that eats."Martin Scorsese on Benjamin Franklin
"Being a father at a later age is different from when I had my other two daughters when I was in my 20s and 30s. If you're in your 60s and you're with the kid every day, you're dealing with the mind of a child, so it opens up that childishness in you again."
"I don't like being in houses alone."
"Our world is so glutted with useless information, images, useless images, sounds, all this sort of thing. It's a cacophony, it's like a madness I think that's been happening in the past twenty-five years. And I think anything that can help a person sit in a room alone and not worry about it is good."
"Film in the 20th century, it's the American art form, like jazz."
"It seems to me that any sensible person must see that violence does not change the world and if it does, then only temporarily."
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