"The problem with being British... I don't know if it's me being British or being raised a strict Catholic, but you never really enjoy success."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."Danny Boyle on Bill Cosby
"Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success."Danny Boyle on Swami Vivekananda
"Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it."Danny Boyle on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."Danny Boyle on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."Danny Boyle on Winston Churchill
"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."