"At school I was very shy. I wasn't funny really."
"A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man."Michel Gondry on Lana Turner
"I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade... And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party."Michel Gondry on Ron White
"A word to the wise ain't necessary - it's the stupid ones that need the advice."Michel Gondry on Bill Cosby
"Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes."Michel Gondry on Jim Carrey
"Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive."Michel Gondry on Elbert Hubbard
"The beauty of doing film is that you construct whatever you do block by block and you can build something that will stay."
"I think my imagination dictates the technologies I use. But at the same time, my imagination can be technologic. Sometimes I see a tool and I know immediately how to use it, but most of the time I use the tool for an idea I already have."
"I shoot people in a way that makes the audience feel equal to them. And it's hard to express and it's hard to execute but I think it works on every level - the choice of the material the choice of the actor, my relationship with the actor, and so on."
"I've always loved 3D. In fact, as a kid, I was exposed to 3D at an early age because my grandfather was a specialist of 3D in cinematheques. And then my cousin put it in 'Science of Sleep' with toilet paper tube cities. But he was a specialist and I always wanted to do something in 3D."
"I had a lot of encouragement and tolerance from my parents, but I also have many friends who didn't get that from their parents and in a way they have more strength from spending years where nobody believed in them."