"I think there are a lot of technocrats in the business who would much rather work with just wheels and gears and machinery. Those things interest them more than humanity and I wish them the best of luck."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."Ron Perlman on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."Ron Perlman on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."Ron Perlman on Colin Powell
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."Ron Perlman on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."Ron Perlman on Abraham Lincoln
"The great thing about arriving at this age is that I don't even care about my career anymore."
"Almost all of your life is lived by the seat of your pants, one unexpected event crashing into another, with no pattern or reason, and then you finally reach a point, around my age, where you spend more time than ever looking back. Why did this happen? Look where that led? You see the shape of things."
"Independent film is almost nonexistent right now, because all the distributers that used to love to put out these little art films are all out of business right now, because it costs so much to open a movie."
"The thing that's cool about the recording booth is that it's so perfunctory, so cut-to-the-chase."
"So much of my aesthetic was formed by my dad."