"I think documentaries are the greatest way to educate an entire generation that doesn't often look back to learn anything about the history that provided a safe haven for so many of us today."
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."Steven Spielberg on Confucius
"The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew."Steven Spielberg on Abraham Lincoln
"A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history."Steven Spielberg on Mahatma Gandhi
"The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little."Steven Spielberg on Franklin D. Roosevelt
"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."Steven Spielberg on Thomas Jefferson
"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."
"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."