"Making the City Of Joy gave me the best political education of my life. It became a wrestling match between an Englishman who had gradually ceased to be a Marxist, and a culture that was becoming more Marxist by the day."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Roland Joffe on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Roland Joffe on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Roland Joffe on Aristotle
"My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors."Roland Joffe on Maya Angelou
"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."Roland Joffe on Oscar Wilde
"Sitting down to a meal with an Indian family is different from sitting down to a meal with a British family."
"I'm not a very serious person. You know how they say that clowns are very funny in public and are really sad at home? I'm really kind of stupid at home and more serious in public."
"When you look at our world, the truth is that we're all under the influence of politics."
"Even if we don't know it or aren't aware of it, politics and philosophy are really what make our up lives."
"I like cinema audiences. I respect them, and I talk to them just like I would anybody I know."