"I don't think any movie or any book or any work of art can solve the stalemate in the Middle East today. But it's certainly worth a try."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Steven Spielberg on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."Steven Spielberg on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Steven Spielberg on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Steven Spielberg on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Steven Spielberg on Oscar Wilde
"You know, I don't really do that much looking inside me when I'm working on a project. Whatever I am becomes what that film is. But I change you change."
"I get that same queasy, nervous, thrilling feeling every time I go to work. That's never worn off since I was 12 years-old with my dad's 8-millimeter movie camera."
"My dad took me to my first movie."
"You have many years ahead of you to create the dreams that we can't even imagine dreaming. You have done more for the collective unconscious of this planet than you will ever know."
"Documentaries are the first line of education, and the second line of education is dramatization, such as 'The Pacific'."