"If Bush, as I believe, has reliable information on the fact that Saddam Hussein is making weapons of mass destruction, I cannot not support the policies of his government."
"A wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, which shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government, and this is necessary to close the circlue of our felicities."Steven Spielberg on Thomas Jefferson
"The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter."Steven Spielberg on Winston Churchill
"I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country."Steven Spielberg on Thomas Jefferson
"Government is not reason it is not eloquent it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master."Steven Spielberg on George Washington
"Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil in its worst state, an intolerable one."Steven Spielberg on Thomas Paine
"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."