Ingmar Bergman Quotes

Top 81 wise famous quotes and sayings by Ingmar Bergman

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Ingmar Bergman quotes: From an early age onward, it was said that 'Ingmar has no sense of humor.' From an early age onward, it was said that 'Ingmar has no sense of humor.'
Ingmar Bergman quotes: Only someone who is well prepared has the opportunity to improvise. Only someone who is well prepared has the opportunity to improvise.
Ingmar Bergman quotes: For me, the human face is the most important subject of the cinema. For me, the human face is the most important subject of the cinema.
Ingmar Bergman quotes: To feel. To trust the feeling. I long for that To feel. To trust the feeling. I long for that
Ingmar Bergman quotes: My education was very tough. My education was very tough.
Ingmar Bergman quotes: I usually say I left puberty at 58. I usually say I left puberty at 58.
Ingmar Bergman quotes: I don't watch my own films very often. I become so jittery and ready to cry ... and miserable. I think it's awful. I don't watch my own films very often. I become so jittery and ready to cry ... and miserable. I think it's awful.
Ingmar Bergman quotes: Sometimes, I probably do mourn the fact that I no longer make films. Sometimes, I probably do mourn the fact that I no longer make films.
Ingmar Bergman quotes: There is no art form that has so much in common with film as music. Both affect our emotions directly, not via the intellect. There is no art form that has so much in common with film as music. Both affect our emotions directly, not via the intellect.
Ingmar Bergman quotes: I am living permanently in my dream, from which I make brief forays into reality. I am living permanently in my dream, from which I make brief forays into reality.
Ingmar Bergman quotes: I could always live in my art but never in my life I could always live in my art but never in my life
Ingmar Bergman quotes: Here, in my solitude, I have the feeling that I contain too much humanity. Here, in my solitude, I have the feeling that I contain too much humanity.
Ingmar Bergman quotes: I think I have made just one picture that I really like ... I think I have made just one picture that I really like ...
Ingmar Bergman quotes: When you die, you are extinguished. From being you will be transformed to non-being. A god does not necessarily dwell among our capricious atoms. When you die, you are extinguished. From being you will be transformed to non-being. A god does not necessarily dwell among our capricious atoms.
Ingmar Bergman quotes: Reality is perhaps not at all what I imagine. Perhaps it doesn't exist, in fact. Perhaps it only exists as a longing. Reality is perhaps not at all what I imagine. Perhaps it doesn't exist, in fact. Perhaps it only exists as a longing.
Ingmar Bergman quotes: We make each other alive; it doesn't make a difference if it hurts. We make each other alive; it doesn't make a difference if it hurts.
Ingmar Bergman quotes: When I'm on Faro, I'm never lonely. When I'm on Faro, I'm never lonely.
Ingmar Bergman quotes: I'd prostitute my talents if it would further my cause, steal if there was no way out, killing my friends or anyone else if it would help my art. I'd prostitute my talents if it would further my cause, steal if there was no way out, killing my friends or anyone else if it would help my art.
Ingmar Bergman quotes: It's so horrible to see your own confusion and understand it. It's so horrible to see your own confusion and understand it.
Ingmar Bergman quotes: They said you were mentally healthy, but your madness is the worst They said you were mentally healthy, but your madness is the worst
Ingmar Bergman quotes: Not a day has gone by in my life when I haven't thought about death. Not a day has gone by in my life when I haven't thought about death.
Ingmar Bergman quotes: Sara: As professor emeritus, you ought to know why it hurts. But you don't know.Sara: You know so much, and you don't know anything. Sara: As professor emeritus, you ought to know why it hurts. But you don't know.
Sara: You know so much, and you don't know anything.
Ingmar Bergman quotes: I hate to travel. I don't go anywhere. I hate to travel. I don't go anywhere.
Ingmar Bergman quotes: Everyone likes happiness, no one likes pain. But you can't have a rainbow without a little rain. Everyone likes happiness, no one likes pain. But you can't have a rainbow without a little rain.
Ingmar Bergman quotes: I was bloody ill-tempered when I was young. I was bloody ill-tempered when I was young.
Ingmar Bergman quotes: The anger and the creativity are so closely intertwined with me, and there's plenty of anger left. The anger and the creativity are so closely intertwined with me, and there's plenty of anger left.
Ingmar Bergman quotes: Writing is boring, very boring, and it takes so much patience. Writing is boring, very boring, and it takes so much patience.
Ingmar Bergman quotes: I am autobiographical in the way a dream transforms experience and emotions all the time. I am autobiographical in the way a dream transforms experience and emotions all the time.
Ingmar Bergman quotes: First, I write down all I know about the story, at length and in detail. Then I sink the iceberg and let some of it float up just a little. First, I write down all I know about the story, at length and in detail. Then I sink the iceberg and let some of it float up just a little.
Ingmar Bergman quotes: Fellini, Kurosawa, and Bunuel move in the same field as Tarkovsky. Antonioni was on his way, but expired, suffocated by his own tediousness. Fellini, Kurosawa, and Bunuel move in the same field as Tarkovsky. Antonioni was on his way, but expired, suffocated by his own tediousness.
Ingmar Bergman quotes: Necessary illusions enable us to live. Necessary illusions enable us to live.
Ingmar Bergman quotes: I always work with 18 friends. I always work with 18 friends.
Ingmar Bergman quotes: I have always appreciated the honest brutality of the international film world. One need never doubt one's worth in the market. Mine was zero. I have always appreciated the honest brutality of the international film world. One need never doubt one's worth in the market. Mine was zero.
Ingmar Bergman quotes: Faith is a torment, did you know that? It is like loving someone who is out there in the darkness but never appears, no matter how loudly you call. Faith is a torment, did you know that? It is like loving someone who is out there in the darkness but never appears, no matter how loudly you call.
Ingmar Bergman quotes: We're thankful for the horrors we are used to. The unknown ones are worst We're thankful for the horrors we are used to. The unknown ones are worst
Ingmar Bergman quotes: Death: Do you never stop questioning?Antonius Block: No. I never stop. Death: Do you never stop questioning?
Antonius Block: No. I never stop.
Ingmar Bergman quotes: Growing older is like climbing a mountain: the higher you get, the more strength you need, but the further you see. Growing older is like climbing a mountain: the higher you get, the more strength you need, but the further you see.
Ingmar Bergman quotes: You never know when I'm lying. So it would be more practical to believe what I say-Pauline in In the Presence of a Clown You never know when I'm lying. So it would be more practical to believe what I say
-Pauline in In the Presence of a Clown
Ingmar Bergman quotes: I was booed at the premiere of 'Miss Julie,' a remarkably stimulating experience. I was booed at the premiere of 'Miss Julie,' a remarkably stimulating experience.
Ingmar Bergman quotes: Now I want to make it plain that 'The Virgin Spring' must be regarded as an aberration. It's touristic, a lousy imitation of Kurosawa. Now I want to make it plain that 'The Virgin Spring' must be regarded as an aberration. It's touristic, a lousy imitation of Kurosawa.
Ingmar Bergman quotes: I am forever living in my childhood. I am forever living in my childhood.
Ingmar Bergman quotes: I feel very strongly that I'm surrounded by other realities. I feel very strongly that I'm surrounded by other realities.
Ingmar Bergman quotes: I know, of course, that by using film we can bring in other previously unknown worlds, realities beyond reality. I know, of course, that by using film we can bring in other previously unknown worlds, realities beyond reality.
Ingmar Bergman quotes: Aging is not uncomplicated. Creativity is an extraordinary help against destructive demons. Aging is not uncomplicated. Creativity is an extraordinary help against destructive demons.
Ingmar Bergman quotes: No form of art goes beyond ordinary consciousness as film does, straight to our emotions, deep into the twilight room of the soul. No form of art goes beyond ordinary consciousness as film does, straight to our emotions, deep into the twilight room of the soul.
Ingmar Bergman quotes: When you're as chaotic as I am, you need a very firm structure in your life. When you're as chaotic as I am, you need a very firm structure in your life.
Ingmar Bergman quotes: I have such difficulty calming down - my stomach, my head, reality, everything. That is the reason I live in Faro. I have such difficulty calming down - my stomach, my head, reality, everything. That is the reason I live in Faro.
Ingmar Bergman quotes: If I don't create, I don't exist. If I don't create, I don't exist.
Ingmar Bergman quotes: I throw a spear into the darkness. That is intuition. Then I must send an army into the darkness to find the spear. That is intellect. I throw a spear into the darkness. That is intuition. Then I must send an army into the darkness to find the spear. That is intellect.
Ingmar Bergman quotes: In 'The Serpent's Egg,' I created a Berlin which no one recognized, not even I. In 'The Serpent's Egg,' I created a Berlin which no one recognized, not even I.
Ingmar Bergman quotes: There is something joyous about not talking. There is something joyous about not talking.
Ingmar Bergman quotes: One has to manage alone as best one can. (Karin Bergman) One has to manage alone as best one can. (Karin Bergman)
Ingmar Bergman quotes: I dream about doing a film about once a week. I dream about doing a film about once a week.
Ingmar Bergman quotes: I make all my decisions on intuition. I make all my decisions on intuition.