"It's a good place when all you have is hope and not expectations."
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."Danny Boyle on Edmund Burke
"It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come."Danny Boyle on Dalai Lama
"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed."Danny Boyle on Albert Einstein
"Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart."Danny Boyle on Anne Frank
"When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion."Danny Boyle on Abraham Lincoln
"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."