"I am a big fan of the old Howard Hawks films from the 30s and 40s, I was a big Hepburn and Tracey fan for a while and Woody Allen films that are a very different kind of romantic comedy."
"Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow."Edward Burns on William Shakespeare
"Deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance."Edward Burns on Oscar Wilde
"The word 'romance,' according to the dictionary, means excitement, adventure, and something extremely real. Romance should last a lifetime."Edward Burns on Billy Graham
"A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure."Edward Burns on Charlie Chaplin
"Romantic love is mental illness. But it's a pleasurable one. It's a drug. It distorts reality, and that's the point of it. It would be impossible to fall in love with someone that you really saw."Edward Burns on Fran Lebowitz
"So you got the cool New Yorkers, and then there are the less-than-cool New Yorkers."
"I mean the cool thing about the movies is that you get to try on these different personalities and different styles."
"Well, for one thing, you know my dad was a cop."
"I spent four months in Prague in these blue rooms reacting to nothing and you basically place your faith in the hands of the director and the special effects co-coordinator and you keep your fingers crossed and hope that the creatures look really scary."
"Newlyweds shooting budget: 5k for actors, 2k insurance, 2k food and drink. 9k in the can. We only shot 12 days. That's how to make an independent film."