I'm not bragging but my movies have grossed well over a billion dollars.
My uncle had trouble carving the turkey. He complained about the sharpness of the knife. My grandma proceeded to rip the turkey apart with her own hands and throw a leg and breast on everyone's plate and said, 'There, that's Brooklyn style.'
Whenever I would see them they were always a happy couple. They always had the appearance of being real well balanced.
I've made a lot of people a lot of money, and I've made a lot of people really happy. I've entertained millions and millions of people.
I've only had good experiences with actors. Starring next to them and directing them, for the most part they're all inspiring, special people.
Let's look at people as artists and try to support them; just because Picasso painted a couple of bad paintings, that's no reason to say he's a lousy painter.
When people are nasty, it gets everybody's attention, and it gives them a name.
For 15 years I did two to three movies a year, sometimes four. I didn't get to spend time building my personal life.
No matter how bad your life gets, you can always turn it around.
I love the fame and the money and the power. You have to keep working to have that.
If you put down a list of jobs, doctor, lawyer, janitor, teacher or movie star, everybody would pick the movie star. And why? So you could lie around the pool, drink margaritas and send money to your parents. So that's what I did.
Directing is a tremendous art.
I'm lucky to be in this business. I'm very grateful.
A gay man can be friends with a straight man. That can happen.
Every film can be fun, even if it's a terror.