"'Star Wars' is fun, its exciting, its inspirational, and people respond to that. It's what they want."
"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart."George Lucas on Helen Keller
"It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light."George Lucas on Aristotle Onassis
"Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant."George Lucas on Robert Louis Stevenson
"Try to be like the turtle - at ease in your own shell."George Lucas on Bill Copeland
"Find a place inside where there's joy, and the joy will burn out the pain."George Lucas on Joseph Campbell
"I loved photography and everybody said it was a crazy thing to do because in those days nobody made it into the film business. I mean, unless you were related to somebody there was no way in."
"Even in high school I was very interested in history - why people do the things they do. As a kid I spent a lot of time trying to relate the past to the present."
"The secret is not to give up hope. It's very hard not to because if you're really doing something worthwhile I think you will be pushed to the brink of hopelessness before you come through the other side."
"Learning to make films is very easy. Learning what to make films about is very hard."
"The secret to film is that it's an illusion."