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21 quotations by Richard Linklater

QuoteYou're talking about the outsiders in society and how they deal with it and how they justify what they do. I can relate to that.Quote

QuoteYes, but Hollywood is the strangest place in that they'll torpedo their own film to prove an emotional point.Quote

QuoteWhatever story you want to tell, tell it at the right size.Quote

QuoteThe worst thing is that you used to be able to show interesting films on campuses. Those places are all gone.Quote

QuoteSo I was saving up my money and bought a Super 8 camera, projector, some editing equipment, a bunch of film stock, and moved to Austin.Quote

QuoteNo 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.Quote

QuoteIt's luck that one thing works out and one doesn't, it's sort of happenstance.Quote

QuoteIt's disappointing to see films become pure entertainment, so that it's not an art form.Quote

QuoteI've never been a guy who had more than a toe in Hollywood anyway, so my toe is more easily lopped off than most.Quote

QuoteI've always liked the minds of criminals, they seem similar to artists.Quote

QuoteI'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.Quote

QuoteI worked offshore as an oil worker for a couple of years.Quote

QuoteI want to make a film about a factory worker.Quote

QuoteI think there are more films being made, but there are probably less outlets for them and distributors.Quote

QuoteI think I got really lucky with Slacker. That was a film that probably shouldn't have been seen.Quote

QuoteI don't want to glorify robbing banks, but I come from a world that shares Willis's view, that banks and so on are the biggest crooks of them all.Quote

QuoteI do find myself at the moment, due to the success of School of Rock, to be on people's radar a little.Quote

QuoteI did The Newton Boys and during the whole process of making the film, I may have spent a week in Los Angeles.Quote

QuoteHollywood has a way of sucking the world's talent to it.Quote

QuoteFilmmakers are going to make films, just like painters are going to paint.Quote

QuoteEveryone is encouraged to see their lives, the world through the eyes of the rich.Quote