"Just because you've made a couple movies, you've done some good movies, you've been nominated for some Academy Awards, whatever, nobody's entitled. It's a business. If they don't see it, I can think they're wrong, but I'm not entitled to a $15 million budget to make a film."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."Edward Norton on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."Edward Norton on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."Edward Norton on Colin Powell
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."Edward Norton on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."Edward Norton on Abraham Lincoln
"I grew up on the golden age of children's TV."
"The best films of any kind, narrative or documentary, provoke questions."
"If you've got a piece and you can feel the person who's going to direct it is really made for it, if it's really special for them, then it's going to be a better-than-usual experience."
"I'm not particularly precious about the theatrical experience any more."
"A lot of why I do something is just the novelty of the experience."