At some point, I would like to write a book and other things, but I work best when there is some sort of deadline in my own mind, but not when fifty people or fifty million people are breathing down the back of my neck.
Life loves to be taken by the lapel and told: ''I'm with you kid. Let's go.''
And you know, life is a constant learning experience. I learn so much with my kids. I read tons of books and study what they're studying.
There's one major difference between James Bond and me! He is able to sort out problems!
Magic came very easy for me when I was a kid. When I was 8 years old I started doing it, and by the time I was 12, I was already published in magic books.
I grew up within Italian-American neighborhoods, everybody was coming into the house all the time, kids running around, that sort of stuff, so when I finally got into my own area, so to speak, to make films, I still carried on.
Many will call me an adventurer - and that I am, only one of a different sort: one of those who risks his skin to prove his platitudes.
I'm so happy in the projects that I'm able to make, to be involved in projects like this. This isn't always where it was at for me, I started working when I was a kid. I'm just a different person now, I'm 30. I started working when I was 11 and it's a different ballgame.
Books constitute capital. A library book lasts as long as a house, for hundreds of years. It is not, then, an article of mere consumption but fairly of capital, and often in the case of professional men, setting out in life, it is their only capital.
Never lend books, for no one ever returns them; the only books I have in my library are books that other folks have left me.
A library book, I imagine, is a happy book.
And my father always took me to the library. We were both book addicts.
The postdoc explained to me how to distinguish different sorts of particles on the basis of the amounts of energy they deposited in various sorts of detectors, spark chambers, calorimeters, what have you.
At least I know that one film-maker in my career has had the initiative to come to me and thought of me as being capable of doing interesting and complicated work, and so I have a new-found belief that other film-makers will see me in a different way, the way that Patty did.
I did not like leaving them when they were little or big. You have to have priorities regarding what you will allow to take you away from your kid.
I was so sick of playing the serious sort of roles. But now I feel I can go back to them. Though once you're hooked, you're hooked.
Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone.
There is a great deal of unmapped country within us which would have to be taken into account in an explanation of our gusts and storms.
The main difference between a cat and a lie is that a cat only has nine lives.
Monty Python crowd; half of them came from Cambridge, and half of them came from Oxford. But, there seems to be this jewel, this sort of two headed tradition of doing comedy, of doing sketches, and that kind of thing.
I didn't watch much TV as a kid and I don' t watch it now. I don' t find anything beautiful or unique to the medium, and the only thing you can do on TV that you can't do in film is make a continuing story - which is so cool!
Naturally, it is a terrible, despicable crime when, as in Munich, people are taken hostage, people are killed. But probing the motives of those responsible and showing that they are also individuals with families and have their own story does not excuse what they did.
After developing a primitive theory (1968) I therefore did not pursue this subject. However, the work was taken up by others and in 1974 the first experiments were done in the ISR.
We've been in that situation where you're just so happy to be doing what you love to do that you get taken advantage of.
Read much, but not many books.