"I meant exactly what I said: that we are saddled with a culture that hasn't advanced as far as science."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."Michelangelo Antonioni on Albert Einstein
"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."Michelangelo Antonioni on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."Michelangelo Antonioni on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right a single experiment can prove me wrong."Michelangelo Antonioni on Albert Einstein
"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."Michelangelo Antonioni on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"All the characters in my films are fighting these problems, needing freedom, trying to find a way to cut themselves loose, but failing to rid themselves of conscience, a sense of sin, the whole bag of tricks."
"I am neither a sociologist nor a politician. All I can do is imagine for myself what the future will be like."
"Till now I have never shot a scene without taking account of what stands behind the actors because the relationship between people and their surroundings is of prime importance."