"I think the American West really attracts me because it's romantic. The desert, the empty space, the drama."
"Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow."Ang Lee on William Shakespeare
"Deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance."Ang Lee on Oscar Wilde
"The word 'romance,' according to the dictionary, means excitement, adventure, and something extremely real. Romance should last a lifetime."Ang Lee on Billy Graham
"A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure."Ang Lee on Charlie Chaplin
"Romantic love is mental illness. But it's a pleasurable one. It's a drug. It distorts reality, and that's the point of it. It would be impossible to fall in love with someone that you really saw."Ang Lee on Fran Lebowitz
"Over the years Woodstock got glorified and romanticised and became the event that symbolised Utopia. It's the last page of our collective memory of the age of innocence. Then things turned ugly and would never be the same again."
"Economically, it's more expensive to make movies. I hope digital movies change that."
"I'm just a pretty regular dad."
"Summer blockbusters are very expensive to make. They have things that have to be expensive, such as 600 effects shots or CG characters that have to go a certain way, or a film design that is different but expensive."
"I think each movie-making process is a very exhausting and satisfying and fulfilling experience for me."