"I had very strong feelings, so the chance to make a film that deals in an imaginative way with stuff you care tremendously about is a real high. It's a really amazing thing to be able to do."
"Sometimes I think my husband is so amazing that I don't know why he's with me. I don't know whether I'm good enough. But if I make him happy, then I'm everything I want to be."Jonathan Demme on Angelina Jolie
"If you tell people where to go, but not how to get there, you'll be amazed at the results."Jonathan Demme on George S. Patton
"It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit."Jonathan Demme on Harry S. Truman
"If you set goals and go after them with all the determination you can muster, your gifts will take you places that will amaze you."Jonathan Demme on Les Brown
"Nobody in life gets exactly what they thought they were going to get. But if you work really hard and you're kind, amazing things will happen."Jonathan Demme on Conan O'Brien
"I didn't go to film school so my learning was done out in public and showed up on the screen."