"Every time I do a movie like 'Finding Neverland' or 'Chocolat' or 'Shakespeare' in Love,' we deal with the creative process, but there's humor and fun along the way. I always love that kind of movie."
"A joke is a very serious thing."Harvey Weinstein on Winston Churchill
"Humor is mankind's greatest blessing."Harvey Weinstein on Mark Twain
"Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing."Harvey Weinstein on William James
"If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide."Harvey Weinstein on Mahatma Gandhi
"A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road."Harvey Weinstein on Henry Ward Beecher
"It's the golden age of French cinema again but it's because Sarkozy had the guts to push through copyright law."
"I remember when I took Quentin Tarantino with me to a very private screening of the documentary 'Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired,' which shows some of the legal irregularities of his case. I was involved by the film, and it was an amazing experience to see people weep at the end of it."
"There is nothing like the way people feel after they've seen 'The Intouchables.' They feel amazing. The word of mouth on this film is incredible. It's intelligent-feeling good. You're not insulted by the low-browness or stupidity of some of the humor. It's so smart and terrific."
"They keep the old business. We keep the ongoing business."
"I learned what I really love is making films, not the film business. I want to be on the set, meeting with writers, I want that freedom. I love it now."