"If the goal is to get the best artists, actors, and filmmakers in the world to create the best movies, Hollywood does a decent job. And I think no one would disagree with me that it also makes a ton of bad movies and employs a bunch of hacks."
"Film spectators are quiet vampires."Joseph Gordon-Levitt on Jim Morrison
"Am I a romantic? I've seen 'Wuthering Heights' ten times. I'm a romantic."Joseph Gordon-Levitt 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."Joseph Gordon-Levitt on Steve Martin
"This film cost $31 million. With that kind of money I could have invaded some country."Joseph Gordon-Levitt 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."Joseph Gordon-Levitt on Walt Disney
"If you're going to put yourself above everybody else, you might end up alone."
"Making checklists of things you're looking for in a person is the numero uno thing you can do to guarantee you'll be alone forever."
"While I'm not a celebrity, it's such a weird concept that society has cooked up for us. Astronauts and teachers are much more amazing than actors."
"To be honest, I sort of feel like 'movie actor' isn't of this time. I love it. But it's a 20th-century art form."
"Celebrity doesn't have anything to do with art or craft. It's about being rich and thinking that you're better than everybody else."