"The secret to film is that it's an illusion."
"Film spectators are quiet vampires."George Lucas on Jim Morrison
"Am I a romantic? I've seen 'Wuthering Heights' ten times. I'm a romantic."George Lucas on Johnny Depp
"You know what your problem is, it's that you haven't seen enough movies - all of life's riddles are answered in the movies."George Lucas on Steve Martin
"This film cost $31 million. With that kind of money I could have invaded some country."George Lucas on Clint Eastwood
"Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the ideals and objectives of normal adulthood."George Lucas on Walt Disney
"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."
"'Star Wars' is fun, its exciting, its inspirational, and people respond to that. It's what they want."
"Learning to make films is very easy. Learning what to make films about is very hard."