"When war comes, two things happen - profits go way, way up and all perishables go way, way down. There becomes a market for them."
"He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would suffice."Steven Spielberg on Albert Einstein
"One of the greatest casualties of the war in Vietnam is the Great Society... shot down on the battlefield of Vietnam."Steven Spielberg on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one."Steven Spielberg on Albert Einstein
"Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed."Steven Spielberg on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills we shall never surrender."Steven Spielberg on Winston Churchill
"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."