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Motivational Steven Spielberg Quotes And Sayings

Steven Spielberg Quotes:- Steven Spielberg (born December 18, 1946) is an American filmmaker. He is considered one of the founding pioneers of the New Hollywood era and one of the most popular directors and producers in film history.

Spielberg started in Hollywood directing television and several minor theatrical releases. He became a household name as the director of Jaws, which was critically and commercially successful and is considered the first summer blockbuster.

Inspirational Steven Spielberg Quotes

“I think that a movie can only be an adjunct or only a supplement to books, to different points of view, to scholars, historians, and your own teachers.”-Steven Spielberg

“There is a fine line between censorship and good taste and moral responsibility.”-Steven Spielberg


“All of us every single year, we’re a different person. I don’t think we’re the same person all our lives.”-Steven Spielberg


“Cell phones tend to bring us more inside of our lives whereas movies offer a chance to escape, so there are two competing forces.”-Steven Spielberg


“I dream for a living.”-Steven Spielberg

“One of the gratuities about being a director is that you can volunteer yourself out of difficult details.”-Steven Spielberg


“When my children were born, I made the choice I wanted them to be raised as Jews and to have a Jewish education.”-Steven Spielberg


“You shouldn’t dream about your film, you should make it!”-Steven Spielberg


“I never felt comfortable with myself, because I was never part of the majority. I always felt awkward and shy and on the outside of the momentum of my friends’ lives.”-Steven Spielberg


“When I grow up, I still want to be a director.”-Steven Spielberg


“Every time I go to a movie, it’s magic, no matter what the movie’s about.”-Steven Spielberg


“The public has an appetite for anything about imagination – anything that is as far away from reality as is creatively possible.”-Steven Spielberg


50+ Inspiring Steven Spielberg Quotes


“My head’s not in the clouds, but I think I’ve gotten too much credit for being an astute businessman.”-Steven Spielberg


“I have never before, in my long and eclectic career, been gifted with such an abundance of natural beauty as I experienced filming ‘War Horse’ on Dartmoor.”-Steven Spielberg

“I’m not a great man to my children. I’m just ‘Pop.’ The more involved I am with my kids, it keeps my head flat on top.”-Steven Spielberg


“I’ve always been interested in how we survive and how resourceful we are as Americans.”-Steven Spielberg


“Well, luckily with animation, fantasy is your friend.”-Steven Spielberg


“I once said that CGI makes you less inventive. At the time I was bemoaning the loss of the practical stunt. If a stunt can be done practically and safely, I’d rather do it old-style.”-Steven Spielberg


“The bones of the story of ‘War Horse’ is a love story. That’s what makes it universal.”-Steven Spielberg


“History opens up new worlds to film-makers all the time.”-Steven Spielberg


“I’ve discovered I’ve got this preoccupation with ordinary people pursued by large forces.”-Steven Spielberg


“The delicate balance of mentoring someone is not creating them in your own image but giving them the opportunity to create themselves.”-Steven Spielberg

“I love editing. It’s one of my favorite parts about filmmaking.”-Steven Spielberg


“The baby boomers owe a big debt of gratitude to the parents and grandparents – who we haven’t given enough credit to anyway – for giving us another generation.”-Steven Spielberg


The Most Inspirational Steven Spielberg Quotes


“I am an American Jew and aware of the sensitivities involved in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.”-Steven Spielberg


“The Japanese had a very strong belief in Bushido, death before dishonor. They were fighting for their country; they were the aggressors in World War II.”-Steven Spielberg


“Social media has taken over in America to such an extreme that to get my own kids to look back a week in their history is a miracle, let alone 100 years.”-Steven Spielberg


“I like the smell of the film. I just like knowing there’s film going through the camera.”-Steven Spielberg


“Making a movie and not directing the little moments is like drinking a soda and leaving the little slurp puddle for someone else.”-Steven Spielberg


“Why pay a dollar for a bookmark? Why not use the dollar for a bookmark?”-Steven Spielberg


“I’d rather direct than produce. Any day. And twice on Sunday.”-Steven Spielberg

“You know, I don’t really do that much looking inside me when I’m working on a project. Whatever I become what that film is. But I change; you change.”-Steven Spielberg


“There is something about killing people at close range that is excruciating. It’s bound to try a man’s soul.”-Steven Spielberg


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“I don’t think any movie or any book or any work of art can solve the stalemate in the Middle East today. But it’s certainly worth a try.”-Steven Spielberg


“A lot of the films I’ve made probably could have worked just as well 50 years ago, and that’s just because I have a lot of old-fashion values.”-Steven Spielberg


“People have forgotten how to tell a story. Stories don’t have a middle or an end any more. They usually have a beginning that never stops beginning.”-Steven Spielberg


“Once a month the sky falls on my head, I come to and I see another movie I want to make.”-Steven Spielberg


“I don’t drink coffee. I’ve never had a cup of coffee in my entire life. That’s something you probably don’t know about me. I’ve hated the taste since I was a kid.”-Steven Spielberg


“If I weren’t a director, I would want to be a film composer.”-Steven Spielberg


“Most of my presumptions about production are usually wrong.”-Steven Spielberg


“So I try to re-invent my own eye every time I tackle a new subject. But it’s hard because everybody has a style. You can’t help it.”-Steven Spielberg


“Like, I took no poetic license with ‘Schindler’s List’ because that was historical, factual documents.”-Steven Spielberg


“The Israeli-Palestinian conflict and Jihadism have nothing to do with each other.”-Steven Spielberg


Best Steven Spielberg Quotes About Life


“From the day I started to think politically and to develop my own moral values, from my earliest youth, I have been an ardent defender of Israel.”-Steven Spielberg


“One of my daughters is a competitive jumper, we live with horses, we have stables on our property. But I don’t ride. I observe, and I worry.”-Steven Spielberg


“The only thing that gets me back to directing is good scripts.”-Steven Spielberg


“I am a very impatient director.”-Steven Spielberg


“I’ve always been interested in UFOs.”-Steven Spielberg


“There were so many odd, strange things about Abraham Lincoln that I think nobody knew how to pigeonhole him.”-Steven Spielberg


“A lot of kids only know ‘E.T.’ from the digitally-enhanced version.”-Steven Spielberg


“I simply adore ‘The Simpsons.’ I go to bed in a ‘Simpsons’ T-shirt.”-Steven Spielberg


“I’m always in favor of Israel responding strongly when it’s threatened.”-Steven Spielberg


“In high school, I got smacked and kicked around. Two bloody noses. It was horrible.”-Steven Spielberg


Motivational Steven Spielberg Quotes


“I missed my dad a lot growing up, even though we were together as a family. My dad was really a workaholic. And he was always working.”-Steven Spielberg


“It’s still a mystery to me, but even though my mother was like an older sister to me, I kind of put her up on a pedestal.”-Steven Spielberg


“I had a great time creating the future on ‘Minority Report,’ and it’s a future that is coming true faster than any of us thought it would.”-Steven Spielberg


“Whether in the success or in failure, I’m proud of every single movie I’ve ever directed.”-Steven Spielberg


“Casting sometimes is fate and destiny more than skill and talent, from a director’s point of view.”-Steven Spielberg


“I have a choice – I can either watch all the dailies, or I can follow social media. I can’t do both.”-Steven Spielberg


“I didn’t read reviews earlier in my career, but I read them now as I’m older. I read them all.”-Steven Spielberg


Top 10 Steven Spielberg Quotes


“When I don’t have a movie, I don’t take a job just for the sake of working. I just sit it out until I find something I’m passionate about.”-Steven Spielberg


“I made ‘Saving Private Ryan’ for my father. He’s the one who filled my head with war stories when I was growing up.”-Steven Spielberg


“Lincoln believed in the American people.”-Steven Spielberg


“I quit college so fast I didn’t even clean out my locker.”-Steven Spielberg


“I don’t play online games. ‘Warcraft,’ I’ve played that, but I mainly play action games.”-Steven Spielberg


“My early exposure to all the leviathans of the Saturday matinee creature features inspired me, when I grew up, to make ‘Jurassic Park.”-Steven Spielberg


“Fathering is a major job, but I need both things in my life: my job to be a director, and my kids to direct me.”-Steven Spielberg


“I love history, so I do a lot of movies about history.”-Steven Spielberg


“There are so many rumors about so many of us in the public eye. Sometimes it’s too hard to deny what is not true.”-Steven Spielberg


“You can’t start a movie by having the attitude that the script is finished, because if you think the script is finished, your movie is finished before the first day of shooting.”-Steven Spielberg