"I'm not a romantic. In life I didn't have much experience with romance."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Ang Lee on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Ang Lee on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Ang Lee on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Ang Lee on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Ang Lee on Mark Twain
"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."