"Other times you can get showy for three minutes, and that's OK with certain films. But that isn't right with an Ang Lee movie, you have to fit right in. You have to understand Ang, respect him and be part of the team and not be in charge of it - he is in charge of it."
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."Dennis Muren on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Dennis Muren on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Dennis Muren on Albert Einstein
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."Dennis Muren on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Dennis Muren on Abraham Lincoln
"I have never had trouble with any actor being able to visualise things. They are amazing. As long as you have your monster head on a long stick, so you can hold it up there and you can wave it around and let them see it and explain it to them, they are just great."
"So much of it is the design of the shot or the motion of the character it's the work you do so that it has the same things that are in the movie. In just a few frames it's got to communicate something clearly and dramatically."
"And I also trust that there's more than one way to do something."