"These are very subtle things, of course, and I don't expect everyone to pick them up consciously, but I think that there is something there that you must be able to feel, there is an energy at work that I must trust my audience will be able to pick up at some level."
"Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none."Atom Egoyan on William Shakespeare
"For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth."Atom Egoyan on Bo Bennett
"The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool."Atom Egoyan on Stephen King
"Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks."Atom Egoyan on Isaac Watts
"Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement."Atom Egoyan on Golda Meir
"That is where the irony of the film comes off, in terms of the language it employs - where he tries desperately to be a 'TV Dad,' to give advice and it's so pat it becomes ridiculous."