"I think there are a lot more relationship scenes in my movies that people tend to overlook. A lot of scenes really feel real and are about the characters."
"You can't stop loving or wanting to love because when its right it's the best thing in the world. When you're in a relationship and its good, even if nothing else in your life is right, you feel like your whole world is complete."Jan de Bont on Keith Sweat
"Spiritual relationship is far more precious than physical. Physical relationship divorced from spiritual is body without soul."Jan de Bont on Mahatma Gandhi
"One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives."Jan de Bont on Euripides
"Courage means to keep working a relationship, to continue seeking solutions to difficult problems, and to stay focused during stressful periods."Jan de Bont on Denis Waitley
"You don't develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity."Jan de Bont on Epicurus
"One of the most amazing locations I've ever been is the top of the volcano in Tanzania, Africa. It's an actual volcano where you really have this lava every day."
"Being in an area of the planet where scientists believe mankind started is quite amazing."
"In regards to The Haunting, people compared it to the old movie, which is unfair. We didn't have the rights to the movie. I couldn't duplicate a single thing because that would have been legal infringement."