"I'm sure most of us remember being a kid and you have all of this endless time where two weeks before Christmas feels like ten years. I used to go to bed to try and go to sleep to try and make it go faster."
"Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas."Andrea Arnold on Calvin Coolidge
"He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree."Andrea Arnold on Roy L. Smith
"The main reason Santa is so jolly is because he knows where all the bad girls live."Andrea Arnold on George Carlin
"Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn't come from a store."Andrea Arnold on Dr. Seuss
"A good conscience is a continual Christmas."Andrea Arnold on Benjamin Franklin
"I love insects. They are amazing."
"I've got no education."
"My films don't give you an easy ride. I can see that. The sense I get is that people have quite a physical experience with them. They feel afterwards that they've really been through something."
"With a lot of films, people are sitting on the outside looking in, but I want the audience to get a bit more intimately involved with what's going on, so that they maybe can experience it a little bit more intensely."
"Whenever I get fed up with life I love to go wandering in nature."