"I've always loved the old epics that tell a simple emotional story, whether it's the tumultuous relationship between Rhett and Scarlett or Lawrence of Arabia's passion to get lost in a faraway place."
"You can't stop loving or wanting to love because when its right it's the best thing in the world. When you're in a relationship and its good, even if nothing else in your life is right, you feel like your whole world is complete."Baz Luhrmann on Keith Sweat
"Spiritual relationship is far more precious than physical. Physical relationship divorced from spiritual is body without soul."Baz Luhrmann on Mahatma Gandhi
"One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives."Baz Luhrmann on Euripides
"Courage means to keep working a relationship, to continue seeking solutions to difficult problems, and to stay focused during stressful periods."Baz Luhrmann on Denis Waitley
"You don't develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity."Baz Luhrmann on Epicurus
"My father made sure that I had lots of levels of education - from ballroom-dancing to painting, commando training, theatre and magic."
"The food in Sydney is an Asian Pacific cuisine. It's eclectic but above all it's fresh, inventive and creative and that's what I love about it."
"I feel funny about owning art. I don't really want to say: 'Wow, come and see my Monet - it's in a dark room at the bottom of my cellar.'"
"Sydney in general is eclectic. You can be on that brilliant blue ocean walk in the morning and then within 20 minutes you can be in a completely vast suburban sprawl or an Italian or Asian suburb, and it's that mix of people, it's that melting pot of people that give it its vital personality."
"One of my great all-time loves in cinema, and I've seen it three times, is Bondarchuk's 'War and Peace.' Not a lot of people may have seen that film. It was made during the Soviet era."