"All that running around in my underwear put money in my pockets. I can focus on working in interesting movies without having to worry about supporting myself."
"My basic philosophy can be summed up by an expression we use in Norwegian: hurry slowly. Get there, but be patient."
"Still, language is resilient, and poetry when it is pressured simply goes underground."
"He who puts out his hand to stop the wheel of history will have his fingers crushed."
"When I was about eight, I decided that the most wonderful thing, next to a human being, was a book."
"You is born lucky, and it's better to be born lucky than born rich, cause if you is lucky you can git rich, but if you is born rich and you ain't lucky you is liables to lose all you got."
"Let a new earth rise. Let another world be born. Let a bloody peace be written in the sky. Let a second generation full of courage issue forth; let a people loving freedom come to growth."
"Napoleon is dead - but Beethoven lives."
"I'd asked around 10 or 15 people for suggestions. Finally one lady friend asked the right question, 'Well, what do you love most?' That's how I started painting money."
"Once you 'got' Pop, you could never see a sign again the same way again. And once you thought Pop, you could never see America the same way again."
"When you think about it, department stores are kind of like museums."
"You are alone with the Alone, and it is His move."