"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 want my food dead. Not sick, not dying, dead."Baz Luhrmann on Oscar Wilde
"You can tell alot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans."Baz Luhrmann on Ronald Reagan
"It's difficult to believe that people are still starving in this country because food isn't available."Baz Luhrmann on Ronald Reagan
"You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I'm not hungry enough to eat six."Baz Luhrmann on Yogi Berra
"Beware the hobby that eats."Baz Luhrmann on Benjamin Franklin
"My father made sure that I had lots of levels of education - from ballroom-dancing to painting, commando training, theatre and magic."
"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."
"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."