"There's kind of a cool feel that happens every now and then. I guess that feel is the thing that makes the score its own score. But, I don't know exactly what that is. So, it's hard for me to answer that question."
"Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances."Danny Elfman on Thomas Jefferson
"Rather be dead than cool."Danny Elfman on Kurt Cobain
"All women do have a different sense of sexuality, or sense of fun, or sense of like what's sexy or cool or tough."Danny Elfman on Angelina Jolie
"Let your soul stand cool and composed before a million universes."Danny Elfman on Walt Whitman
"It's really kind of cool to have solar panels on your roof."Danny Elfman on Bill Gates
"The beauty of a main title is that you establish your main theme and maybe a bit of your secondary theme. You plant the seed that you're going to go water later in the score. And so, having that removed just made it so much more difficult."
"I had to do this very aggressive, big score in a very short time, and knowing that in the beginning, middle, and end would be this very, very famous theme, but I still had to weave a score around it and make it work as a score was really challenging."