"When I sent those scripts, that was the lowest point of my life. We'd just had our second son, and when I went to collect them from hospital, I went to the bank to try and get some money to buy some diapers, the screen showed I've got $26 left."
"When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life now that I am old I know that it is."Ang Lee on Oscar Wilde
"A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money."Ang Lee on John Ruskin
"Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants."Ang Lee on Benjamin Franklin
"The lack of money is the root of all evil."Ang Lee on Mark Twain
"Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it."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."