"I'm pretty upfront about my love and admiration for the military. One of the perks of making movies is that you get to sort of follow your own passions, and I believe quite passionately that we don't pay enough attention and respect to our veterans. Not just our wounded veterans, but all veterans."
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."Peter Berg on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Peter Berg on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Peter Berg on Albert Einstein
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."Peter Berg on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Peter Berg on Abraham Lincoln
"I've had great success and I've had catastrophic failure. It's really how you handle the rough stuff that defines you, I think."