"My stories are about humans and how they react, or fail to react, or react stupidly. I'm pointing the finger at us, not at the zombies. I try to respect and sympathize with the zombies as much as possible."
"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."George A. Romero on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."George A. Romero on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."George A. Romero 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."George A. Romero on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."George A. Romero on Abraham Lincoln
"When I was old enough to go to movies alone, I got to see 'Frankenstein' and 'Dracula' on the big screen. I just fell in love with them."
"I really liked the helicopter pilot in 'Dawn of the Dead', when he gets bitten and comes out of the elevator. That guy was amazing. He did this incredible walk that we didn't even know about until we started shooting."
"For a Catholic kid in parochial school, the only way to survive the beatings - by classmates, not the nuns - was to be the funny guy."
"People called '28 Days' and '28 Weeks' zombie movies, and they're not! It's some sort of virus they're not dead."
"The guy that made me wanna make movies... and this is off the wall-is a guy named Michael Pal, the British director."