"I have a lot of health anxiety."
"To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear."Charlie Kaufman on Buddha
"The wish for healing has always been half of health."Charlie Kaufman on Lucius Annaeus Seneca
"A healthy attitude is contagious but don't wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier."Charlie Kaufman on Tom Stoppard
"Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul."Charlie Kaufman on John Muir
"'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes."Charlie Kaufman on Henry David Thoreau
"There's no way to approach anything in an objective way. We're completely subjective our view of the world is completely controlled by who we are as human beings, as men or women, by our age, our history, our profession, by the state of the world."
"If you create something that is asking for people to respond as they're going to respond, you have to allow them to respond as they're going to respond. Some of the people are going to be uninterested and some people are going to be mad for some reason, which is their business. That's just the way the world is."
"I think generally I'm kind of interested in subjective experience, what goes on inside someone's head, that being all they really know of the world."
"Directing is a more pragmatic experience, where you have to deal with the restrictions of time and money that force you to make certain decisions you don't have to make when you're writing."
"When I'm writing, I'm trying to immerse myself in the chaos of an emotional experience, rather than separate myself from it and look back at it from a distance with clarity and tell it as a story. Because that's how life is lived, you know?"