"I was the true future. I understood Communism better than they did."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."Elia Kazan on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."Elia Kazan on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."Elia Kazan on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."Elia Kazan on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."Elia Kazan on William Shakespeare
"The writer, when he is also an artist, is someone who admits what others don't dare reveal."
"I was the hero of the young insurgent working class art movement."
"Whatever hysteria exists is inflamed by mystery, suspicion and secrecy. Hard and exact facts will cool it."
"I want to thank the Academy for its courage and generosity."
"Miller didn't write Death of a Salesman. He released it. It was there inside him, waiting to be turned loose. That's the measure of its merit."