"There are two kinds of power you have to fight. The first is the money, and that's just our system. The other is the people close around you, knowing when to accept their criticism, knowing when to say no."
"When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life now that I am old I know that it is."Martin Scorsese on Oscar Wilde
"A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money."Martin Scorsese on John Ruskin
"Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants."Martin Scorsese on Benjamin Franklin
"The lack of money is the root of all evil."Martin Scorsese on Mark Twain
"Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it."Martin Scorsese on Mark Twain
"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."