"I was from such a large family that when I first met my wife, I told her: 'You can go work outside of the house and I'll stay home and continue making my cartoon strips. Maybe I'll make some commercials nearby, you know I'll do anything locally, but I would love to just stay at home and raise the kids like I did when I was growing up.'"
"Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country."Robert Rodriguez on Margaret Thatcher
"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."Robert Rodriguez on Benjamin Franklin
"Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts."Robert Rodriguez on Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home."Robert Rodriguez on Bill Cosby
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in."Robert Rodriguez on Robert Frost
"When you go off in the world and make your life, and you come back to your home town, and you find your old high-school friends driving in the same circles, doing the same things, that's what Hollywood's like. It's a little block, little town. It doesn't really grow or change."
"I always wanted to be a stay-at-home dad making art, making movies."
"I was a cartoonist when I was at university, but I decided to go into movie making knowing that I could still draw by doing movies, design work, story boards, and such."
"You ask any moviemaker what their favorite movie experience was, and they'll say it was one of the first ones, where everyone had to pitch in and do everything together, and you had to struggle."
"Exploitation films were famous for taking an issue an exploiting it because they could move much faster than a studio could. If there was any hot topic, they would run out and make a quick movie and make a buck on it, by changing it around and using it, in some way, to give some relevance."