"It's very difficult to break into motion pictures, but it's oddly easier for directors today because of independent films and cable, who have inherited for the most part those films of substance that the studios are reluctant to finance."
"It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning."Mark Rydell on Henry Ford
"Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones."Mark Rydell on Benjamin Franklin
"It is a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money."Mark Rydell on Albert Camus
"Part of your heritage in this society is the opportunity to become financially independent."Mark Rydell on Jim Rohn
"Don't gamble take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it."Mark Rydell on Will Rogers
"It's sad - it's sad for us old enough to remember when directors ruled, and films were substantially better than they are today. But it's hard to argue with those kinds of grosses."
"There's evidence of a social decline in direct proportion to technology and the industrialization of the motion picture industry."