"Death comes in a flash, and that's the truth of it, the person's gone in less than 24 frames of film."
"Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth."Martin Scorsese on Marcus Aurelius
"Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either."Martin Scorsese on Albert Einstein
"Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth."Martin Scorsese on Buddha
"I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant."Martin Scorsese on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on."Martin Scorsese on Winston Churchill
"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."