"Cinematography is infinite in its possibilities... much more so than music or language."
"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain."Conrad Hall on Bob Marley
"If music be the food of love, play on."Conrad Hall on William Shakespeare
"Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything."Conrad Hall on Plato
"Without music, life would be a mistake."Conrad Hall on Friedrich Nietzsche
"I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me-like food or water."Conrad Hall on Ray Charles
"I was very happy sitting alone at a dining room table, writing a script."
"I realize that every picture isn't a work of art."
"There is a kind of beauty in imperfection."
"It was 100 feet of 16 mm black-and-white film of a car coming to a stop sign, and driving off. I had to decide how to frame and light it. It was magic. There was a sense of mystery."
"Dad, wherever you are, you are gone but you will never be forgotten."