"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."
"You can't stop loving or wanting to love because when its right it's the best thing in the world. When you're in a relationship and its good, even if nothing else in your life is right, you feel like your whole world is complete."Michelangelo Antonioni on Keith Sweat
"Spiritual relationship is far more precious than physical. Physical relationship divorced from spiritual is body without soul."Michelangelo Antonioni on Mahatma Gandhi
"One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives."Michelangelo Antonioni on Euripides
"Courage means to keep working a relationship, to continue seeking solutions to difficult problems, and to stay focused during stressful periods."Michelangelo Antonioni on Denis Waitley
"You don't develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity."Michelangelo Antonioni on Epicurus
"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."
"I meant exactly what I said: that we are saddled with a culture that hasn't advanced as far as science."