Ang Lee Quotes

Top 100 wise famous quotes and sayings by Ang Lee

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Ang Lee quotes: Americans are hidden dragons to me. Americans are hidden dragons to me.
Ang Lee quotes: I'm not macho, I'm not a Mel Gibson sort of person. I'm not macho, I'm not a Mel Gibson sort of person.
Ang Lee quotes: My father was the center of the family, and everyone tried to please him. My father was the center of the family, and everyone tried to please him.
Ang Lee quotes: I don't like to deal with studios. I don't like to deal with studios.
Ang Lee quotes: In Taiwan, I'd be like Michael Jordan walking down the street. In Taiwan, I'd be like Michael Jordan walking down the street.
Ang Lee quotes: I see a movie as a way of learning about the world, about myself, and learning about my relationship with people and art. I see a movie as a way of learning about the world, about myself, and learning about my relationship with people and art.
Ang Lee quotes: Kids don't even read comic books anymore. They've got more important things to do - like video games. Kids don't even read comic books anymore. They've got more important things to do - like video games.
Ang Lee quotes: Many times when you make a movie, it feels like your biggest mistake. But even if a film isn't a hit, you shouldn't view it as a mistake. Many times when you make a movie, it feels like your biggest mistake. But even if a film isn't a hit, you shouldn't view it as a mistake.
Ang Lee quotes: I'm still a novice student. I'm still a novice student.
Ang Lee quotes: Sensitivity and money are like parallel lines. They don't meet. Sensitivity and money are like parallel lines. They don't meet.
Ang Lee quotes: What is really a stretch to me is to make quick decisions. What is really a stretch to me is to make quick decisions.
Ang Lee quotes: I like to do drama, something about life that could be disappointing. I like to do drama, something about life that could be disappointing.
Ang Lee quotes: I don't care about writing really. I don't care about writing really.
Ang Lee quotes: When I see something I like, that's all that counts. What they use, how they get there, I never bother them. When I see something I like, that's all that counts. What they use, how they get there, I never bother them.
Ang Lee quotes: Everyone in the gay community doesn't think alike. Everyone in the gay community doesn't think alike.
Ang Lee quotes: I just did a dramatic love story. Whether it's a cultural phenomenon is not for me to say. I just did a dramatic love story. Whether it's a cultural phenomenon is not for me to say.
Ang Lee quotes: I don't know if I make the best gay films. I don't know if I make the best gay films.
Ang Lee quotes: I think people are universal. I think people are universal.
Ang Lee quotes: The father figure is something I love, but also suffocate from and want to work against. The father figure is something I love, but also suffocate from and want to work against.
Ang Lee quotes: I have two sons in America, and all they care about in Chinese culture is Jackie Chan and Jet Li. I have two sons in America, and all they care about in Chinese culture is Jackie Chan and Jet Li.
Ang Lee quotes: I'm just a pretty regular dad. I'm just a pretty regular dad.
Ang Lee quotes: It's not a pleasure torturing actors, although some of them enjoy it. It's not a pleasure torturing actors, although some of them enjoy it.
Ang Lee quotes: When I started out, nobody gave me scripts, so I had to write. When I started out, nobody gave me scripts, so I had to write.
Ang Lee quotes: I think I can work with any type of actor. I think I can work with any type of actor.
Ang Lee quotes: Sometimes, you have to get angry to get things done. Sometimes, you have to get angry to get things done.
Ang Lee quotes: When there is a strong woman character in a story - that always grabs me. When there is a strong woman character in a story - that always grabs me.
Ang Lee quotes: I had to find my way of translating the excitement you get when you're reading comic books to the big screen. I had to find my way of translating the excitement you get when you're reading comic books to the big screen.
Ang Lee quotes: I'm a drifter and an outsider. There's not one single environment I can totally belong to. I'm a drifter and an outsider. There's not one single environment I can totally belong to.
Ang Lee quotes: Emotions serve characters' purposes. That is their motivation. Emotions serve characters' purposes. That is their motivation.
Ang Lee quotes: For a filmmaker, it's a rare chance to do a personal film on a big canvas. For a filmmaker, it's a rare chance to do a personal film on a big canvas.
Ang Lee quotes: My hometown was one of the major U.S. Air Force bases. My hometown was one of the major U.S. Air Force bases.
Ang Lee quotes: I have a lot of repression. So repression is what I make movies about. I have a lot of repression. So repression is what I make movies about.
Ang Lee quotes: Beautifully-acted and precisely observed, ILO ILO is an amazing debut, full of heart and intelligence. Beautifully-acted and precisely observed, ILO ILO is an amazing debut, full of heart and intelligence.
Ang Lee quotes: I'm a big boy now, and I have to deliver. I'm a big boy now, and I have to deliver.
Ang Lee quotes: Making a martial arts film in English to me is the same as John Wayne speaking Chinese in a western Making a martial arts film in English to me is the same as John Wayne speaking Chinese in a western
Ang Lee quotes: In the past I've made movies that were pretty universally liked. You can't really hate them. You can discard them, but you can't really hate them. In the past I've made movies that were pretty universally liked. You can't really hate them. You can discard them, but you can't really hate them.
Ang Lee quotes: My culture doesn't regard acting highly. My culture doesn't regard acting highly.
Ang Lee quotes: Some actors give you what you want. Some you have to make do what you want. Some actors give you what you want. Some you have to make do what you want.
Ang Lee quotes: We need storytelling. Otherwise life just goes on and on, like the number Pi. We need storytelling. Otherwise life just goes on and on, like the number Pi.
Ang Lee quotes: American films are less American every day, because you have to please a world audience. There's less authenticity, so it's more accessible. American films are less American every day, because you have to please a world audience. There's less authenticity, so it's more accessible.
Ang Lee quotes: When I'm not working, I get very down, but when I am working, I get very immersed in it. When I'm not working, I get very down, but when I am working, I get very immersed in it.
Ang Lee quotes: 3D is quite a lot more advanced in animated movies; for live-action movies we're just taking baby steps, we're just in the beginning. 3D is quite a lot more advanced in animated movies; for live-action movies we're just taking baby steps, we're just in the beginning.
Ang Lee quotes: I don't have incredible knowledge about films or of filmmaking history; I'm not that kind of person. I don't have incredible knowledge about films or of filmmaking history; I'm not that kind of person.
Ang Lee quotes: I am a shy person. I am a shy person.
Ang Lee quotes: I think a movie is a media that is evoking feelings. I think a movie is a media that is evoking feelings.
Ang Lee quotes: I'm a storyteller. I'm a storyteller.
Ang Lee quotes: Film study was considered disgraceful by my father. Film study was considered disgraceful by my father.
Ang Lee quotes: My cultural roots are something illusive. My cultural roots are something illusive.
Ang Lee quotes: Thinking back to those earlier days, I felt I was weak when I wasn't making movies, and then when I was, I thought I was weak as a family member. Thinking back to those earlier days, I felt I was weak when I wasn't making movies, and then when I was, I thought I was weak as a family member.
Ang Lee quotes: You can get rich or famous by doing the same thing. You can get rich or famous by doing the same thing.
Ang Lee quotes: I make movies for a long time. It doesn't get easier. I make movies for a long time. It doesn't get easier.
Ang Lee quotes: I like to think I'm un-categorisable. I like to think I'm un-categorisable.
Ang Lee quotes: I think I prefer 3D to 2D now. I think I prefer 3D to 2D now.
Ang Lee quotes: I do like challenge. I do like challenge.
Ang Lee quotes: No matter how widely spread out the films are, how different, you still are you. No matter how widely spread out the films are, how different, you still are you.
Ang Lee quotes: After making several tragic movies in a row, I was looking to do a comedy, and one without cynicism. After making several tragic movies in a row, I was looking to do a comedy, and one without cynicism.
Ang Lee quotes: As artists, we like night more than day sometimes. As artists, we like night more than day sometimes.
Ang Lee quotes: I hate to think life is just facts and laws. I hate to think life is just facts and laws.
Ang Lee quotes: My mother loves me and everything goes well. I have no conflict with her, so that's not dramatic. My mother loves me and everything goes well. I have no conflict with her, so that's not dramatic.
Ang Lee quotes: I'm not a romantic. In life I didn't have much experience with romance. I'm not a romantic. In life I didn't have much experience with romance.
Ang Lee quotes: Economically, it's more expensive to make movies. I hope digital movies change that. Economically, it's more expensive to make movies. I hope digital movies change that.
Ang Lee quotes: I'm actually living my life with the material I choose to work with. I'm actually living my life with the material I choose to work with.
Ang Lee quotes: The fear factor actually brings the genuineness. The fear factor actually brings the genuineness.
Ang Lee quotes: I think each movie-making process is a very exhausting and satisfying and fulfilling experience for me. I think each movie-making process is a very exhausting and satisfying and fulfilling experience for me.
Ang Lee quotes: I think life without spirit is in the dark, it is absurd. I think life without spirit is in the dark, it is absurd.
Ang Lee quotes: I think great romance needs great obstacles and textures. I think great romance needs great obstacles and textures.
Ang Lee quotes: You become the movie you are making. You become the movie you are making.
Ang Lee quotes: There's only one movie in my career I've had regrets with cutting it shorter, and I think some scenes maybe I shouldn't have cut. There's only one movie in my career I've had regrets with cutting it shorter, and I think some scenes maybe I shouldn't have cut.
Ang Lee quotes: I'm not a master of films, I'm rather a slave. I'm not a master of films, I'm rather a slave.
Ang Lee quotes: I'm a shy human being. I'm a shy human being.
Ang Lee quotes: I grew up pretty much prevented from knowing anything from Communist China except that they were the bad guys that stole our country. I grew up pretty much prevented from knowing anything from Communist China except that they were the bad guys that stole our country.