"I think more than writers, the major influences on me have been European movies, jazz, and Abstract Expressionism."
"Film spectators are quiet vampires."Don DeLillo on Jim Morrison
"Am I a romantic? I've seen 'Wuthering Heights' ten times. I'm a romantic."Don DeLillo on Johnny Depp
"You know what your problem is, it's that you haven't seen enough movies - all of life's riddles are answered in the movies."Don DeLillo on Steve Martin
"This film cost $31 million. With that kind of money I could have invaded some country."Don DeLillo on Clint Eastwood
"Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the ideals and objectives of normal adulthood."Don DeLillo on Walt Disney
"Californians invented the concept of life-style. This alone warrants their doom."
"I felt Joyce was an influence on my fiction, but in a very general way, as a kind of inspiration and a model for the beauty of language."
"I slept for four years. I didn't study much of anything. I majored in something called communication arts."
"There's always a period of curious fear between the first sweet-smelling breeze and the time when the rain comes cracking down."
"There's a connection between the advances that are made in technology and the sense of primitive fear people develop in response to it."