"I always wanted to be a stay-at-home dad making art, making movies."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Robert Rodriguez on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Robert Rodriguez on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Robert Rodriguez on Eminem
"I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much."Robert Rodriguez on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Robert Rodriguez on Friedrich Nietzsche
"When you go off in the world and make your life, and you come back to your home town, and you find your old high-school friends driving in the same circles, doing the same things, that's what Hollywood's like. It's a little block, little town. It doesn't really grow or change."
"I was a cartoonist when I was at university, but I decided to go into movie making knowing that I could still draw by doing movies, design work, story boards, and such."
"You ask any moviemaker what their favorite movie experience was, and they'll say it was one of the first ones, where everyone had to pitch in and do everything together, and you had to struggle."
"Exploitation films were famous for taking an issue an exploiting it because they could move much faster than a studio could. If there was any hot topic, they would run out and make a quick movie and make a buck on it, by changing it around and using it, in some way, to give some relevance."
"The studios don't finance anymore, they get outside funds."
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