"I'm a big sports fan. Football. Cricket."
"I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed."Danny Boyle on Michael Jordan
"It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling."Danny Boyle on Mark Twain
"Golf is a good walk spoiled."Danny Boyle on Mark Twain
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."Danny Boyle on Hunter S. Thompson
"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."Danny Boyle on Henry David Thoreau
"I've sort of escaped my background, as people often do, through art and culture."
"My dad was a labourer and my mum had exactly the same job as Noel Gallagher's mum - she was a dinner lady at our local school. Everyone comes over from Ireland and they get the same jobs."
"Some of us are interested in directors, but really the vast majority of us are interested in actors. You experience the films through the actors, so they're all locked into your imagination in some kind of layer of fantasy or hatred or wherever they settle into your imagination."
"I don't want people to sit there and objectively watch the film. I want them to experience it as something that's under their skin, so you try to make the films really tactile."
"You experience the films through the actors, so they're all locked into your imagination in some kind of layer of fantasy or hatred or wherever they settle into your imagination."