"To me, thoughts are fun and art is fun. The strength of our society should not be idle entertainments but the joy of pursuing ideas."
"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot."Philip Kaufman on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Philip Kaufman on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."Philip Kaufman on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Philip Kaufman on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Philip Kaufman on Ernest Hemingway
"You can have a lot of unhappiness by not having money, but the reverse is no guarantee of happiness."