"It's not so much what you learn about Mumbai, it's what you learn about yourself, really. It's a funny old hippie thing, but it's true as well. You find out a lot about yourself and your tolerance, and about your inclusiveness."
"A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man."Danny Boyle on Lana Turner
"I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade... And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party."Danny Boyle on Ron White
"A word to the wise ain't necessary - it's the stupid ones that need the advice."Danny Boyle on Bill Cosby
"Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes."Danny Boyle on Jim Carrey
"Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive."Danny Boyle on Elbert Hubbard
"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."