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Life on our planet has been a constant series of cataclysmic events, and we are more suitable for extinction than a trilobite or a reptile. So we will vanish. There's no doubt in my heart.
Sometimes bad luck hits you like in an ancient Greek tragedy, and it's not your own making. When you have a plane crash, it's not your fault.
If you do not have an absolutely clear vision of something, where you can follow the light to the end of the tunnel, then it doesn't matter whether you're bold or cowardly, or whether you're stupid or intelligent. Doesn't get you anywhere.
I prefer to be alive, so I'm cautious about taking risks.
I find it interesting that there are impostors out on the Internet pretending to be Werner Herzog.
Civilization is like a thin layer of ice upon a deep ocean of chaos and darkness.
Every man should pull a boat over a mountain once in his life.
You must live life in its very elementary forms. The Mexicans have a very nice word for it: pura vida. It doesn't mean just purity of life, but the raw, stark-naked quality of life. And that's what makes young people more into a filmmaker than academia.
I think the worst that can happen in filmmaking is if you're working with a storyboard. That kills all intuition, all fantasy, all creativity.
I think there are specific times where film noir is a natural concomitant of the mood. When there's insecurity, collapse of financial systems - that's where film noir always hits fertile ground.
I'm not an interviewer. I have conversations.
I don't spend sleepless nights over getting very bad reviews.
Yes, the pyramids have been built, but if you give me 300,000 disciplined men and give me 30 years, I could build a bigger one.
Perhaps I seek certain utopian things, space for human honour and respect, landscapes not yet offended, planets that do not exist yet, dreamed landscapes.
The universe is monstrously indifferent to the presence of man.
I'm not into digital marketing, downloading, or streaming - I've always been a man of the theaters.
I think psychology and self-reflection is one of the major catastrophes of the twentieth century.
You should bear in mind that almost all my documentaries are feature films in disguise.
Film should be looked at straight on; it is not the art of scholars but of illiterates.
Technology has a great advantage in that we are capable of creating dinosaurs and show them on the screen even though they are extinct 65 million years. All of a sudden, we have a fantastic tool that is as good as dreams are.
The universe is not harmonious: you know that by looking outside.
The world reveals itself to those who travel on foot.
I travel without barely any luggage. Just a second set of underwear and binoculars and a map and a toothbrush.
I despise formal restaurants. I find all of that formality to be very base and vile. I would much rather eat potato chips on the sidewalk.
I'm the last one who would do self-analysis.
I think it is a quest of literature throughout the ages to describe the human condition.
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