"Death comes in a flash, and that's the truth of it, the person's gone in less than 24 frames of film."
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."Martin Scorsese on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent."Martin Scorsese on Buddha
"The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead."Martin Scorsese on Albert Einstein
"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time."Martin Scorsese on Mark Twain
"Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see."Martin Scorsese on Helen Keller
"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."