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The people you live with at college, those first roommates often are people you're still friends with the rest of your life.
For a lot of us, awareness is merely realizing the extent to which we've been lied to all our lives. You start educating yourself. You become motivated; you follow your muse where it takes you. And you see the world in a different way. You start making decisions based on what you feel is right.
No one is asking what happened to all the homeless. No one cares, because it's easier to get on the subway and not be accosted.
I'm the kid who wanted to grow up and be Bugs Bunny. I was very, very disappointed when I realized I couldn't grow up and be a cartoon character.
I've always been interested in the industrialization of our food; it's been an issue for me from an environmental and animal rights and human health perspective.
As you get older, you want less from the world; you just want to experience it. Any barriers to feeling emotions get dismantled. And ordinary things become beautifully poetic.
I always sensed instinctively from the earliest age that I was being lied to.
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We emphasize negativity and violence in the media because that's what grabs everybody's attention, but in the real world, it's mostly people being very cooperative and caring and connected and kind. That's the norm of human experience. And yet, what gets our attention is the very opposite.
I've always been most interested in the politics of everyday life: your relation to whatever you're doing, or what your ambitions are, where you live, where you find yourself in the social hierarchy.
Before Sunrise did very well internationally. It made as much in Italy and Korea as it did here.
The natural phenomenon of the universe is so mind-blowing, but you have to know about it. You have to be curious. You've got to find it on your own. If you're lucky, you do.
Every day's a hustle.
Music and smells are the most memory-recall, nostalgia-inducing things.
The human psyche creates structure. We all go through our lives like, 'Oh! And then I moved here.' We're pattern-seeking, structure-producing machines.
Anything that confirms for me the transitory nature of reality isn't bad. It's a good lesson in human hubris.
Storytelling is powerful; film particularly. We can know a lot of things intellectually, but humans really live on storytelling. Primarily with ourselves; we're all stories of our own narrative.
Well, you have to keep your faith in the fact that there are a lot of intelligent people who are actively looking for something interesting, people who have been disappointed so many times.
The best thing for your psyche as you try to accomplish anything, really, is to just concentrate on all the little things. And not just as a means to an end, but truly enjoy them.
I think I got really lucky with Slacker. That was a film that probably shouldn't have been seen.
It's disappointing to see films become pure entertainment, so that it's not an art form.
The truth will only be told over a career.
I loved 'Goodbye to Language.'
We filmmakers are control freaks. For us, it's about bending the elements of a story into existence.
Plots are artificial. Does your life have a plot? It has characters. There is a narrative. There's a lot of story, a lot of character. But plot? Eh, no.
My working method has always been, 'Work really hard and get it right the first time.'
There's a long history of people who spent that $300,000 on their first film and weren't quite ready, and then they never did it again 'cause they were out of synch with where they were, and they would never raise that money again.
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