"We get strength and encouragement from watching children."
"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot."Hayao Miyazaki on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Hayao Miyazaki on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."Hayao Miyazaki on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Hayao Miyazaki on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Hayao Miyazaki on Ernest Hemingway
"It seems like everything that we see perceived in the brain before we actually use our own eyes, that everything we see is coming through computers or machines and then is being input in our brain cells. So that really worries me."
"Watching John Lasseter's films, I think I can understand better than anyone that what he's doing, is going straight ahead with his vision and working really hard to get that vision into film form. And I feel that my understanding this of him is my friendship towards him."