"I had an almost fetishistic attraction to film technology."
"It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity."Lars von Trier on Albert Einstein
"The typewriting machine, when played with expression, is no more annoying than the piano when played by a sister or near relation."Lars von Trier on Oscar Wilde
"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."Lars von Trier on Arthur C. Clarke
"The world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty, and all forms of human life."Lars von Trier on John F. Kennedy
"I am sorry to say that there is too much point to the wisecrack that life is extinct on other planets because their scientists were more advanced than ours."Lars von Trier on John F. Kennedy
"Only a fool does not fear actors, but you can't beat them, and if you can't beat them, join them, as they say. As I've got older I've become very interested in that part of the work."