"Working with HBO was an opportunity to experience creative freedom and 'long-form development' that filmmakers didn't have a chance to do before the emergence of shows like 'The Sopranos.'"
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Martin Scorsese on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Martin Scorsese on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Martin Scorsese on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Martin Scorsese on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Martin Scorsese on Mark Twain
"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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