"I think it's a terrible shame that politics has become show business."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."Sydney Pollack on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."Sydney Pollack on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."Sydney Pollack 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."Sydney Pollack on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."Sydney Pollack on Abraham Lincoln
"I mean, certainly writing, painting, photography, dance, architecture, there is an aspect of almost every art form that is useful and that merges into film in some way."
"I didn't grow up thinking of movies as film, or art, but as movies, something to do on a Saturday afternoon."
"The very reasons sometimes that you make a film are the reasons for its failure."
"Every single art form is involved in film, in a way."
"When you make a film you usually make a film about an idea."