"A lot of what I'm obsessed with is the relationship and the dynamics between people and the family, particularly brothers and their father."
"You can't stop loving or wanting to love because when its right it's the best thing in the world. When you're in a relationship and its good, even if nothing else in your life is right, you feel like your whole world is complete."Martin Scorsese on Keith Sweat
"Spiritual relationship is far more precious than physical. Physical relationship divorced from spiritual is body without soul."Martin Scorsese on Mahatma Gandhi
"One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives."Martin Scorsese on Euripides
"Courage means to keep working a relationship, to continue seeking solutions to difficult problems, and to stay focused during stressful periods."Martin Scorsese on Denis Waitley
"You don't develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity."Martin Scorsese on Epicurus
"Being a father at a later age is different from when I had my other two daughters when I was in my 20s and 30s. If you're in your 60s and you're with the kid every day, you're dealing with the mind of a child, so it opens up that childishness in you again."
"I don't like being in houses alone."
"Our world is so glutted with useless information, images, useless images, sounds, all this sort of thing. It's a cacophony, it's like a madness I think that's been happening in the past twenty-five years. And I think anything that can help a person sit in a room alone and not worry about it is good."
"Film in the 20th century, it's the American art form, like jazz."
"It seems to me that any sensible person must see that violence does not change the world and if it does, then only temporarily."