"I enjoy about 1 out of 100 movies, it's about the same proportion to books published that I care to read."
"Film spectators are quiet vampires."Jim Harrison on Jim Morrison
"Am I a romantic? I've seen 'Wuthering Heights' ten times. I'm a romantic."Jim Harrison 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."Jim Harrison on Steve Martin
"This film cost $31 million. With that kind of money I could have invaded some country."Jim Harrison 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."Jim Harrison on Walt Disney
"Everybody has a gun in their car in Detroit."
"I used to get criticized for putting food in novels."
"Some people hear their own inner voices with great clearness. And they live by what they hear. Such people become crazy... or they become legend."
"The old fun thing is when somebody typed up the first chapter of War and Peace. And then made a precis of the rest of it and sent it out and only one publisher recognized it."
"After a lifetime of world travel I've been fascinated that those in the third world don't have the same perception of reality that we do."