J. Hoberman quotes

  • Really top-notch directors, I've often worked with them just to see how they work.

  • A lot of directors prefer the solitude of the editing process, but I revel in the craziness of what a film set is.

  • One of the most, in a weird way, encouraging things a director can say to an actor - I know this as an actor - is when you ask them a question, they say, I don't know - 'cause it means there's some space there for you to find out. And it means that there's going to be a process.

  • One of the biggest mistakes companies make is brute force lead generation - "give me more leads!" -when they don't understand that not all leads are the same.

  • A statesman is he who thinks in the future generations, and a politician is he who thinks in the upcoming elections.

  • I had a feeling that my generation-and me, also-we were naked. We did not belong to anything.

  • The number one problem in today's generation and economy is the lack of financial literacy.

  • It is true that I am often startled and even angered and repulsed by the strange directions and provocative content of new forms that seem to pop up every few months.

  • A highly cultivated taste, a taste that is knowledgeable and eclectic, is likely to be exciting and provocative, a personal taste at its highest level.

  • I hope Gunter Grass will continue helping the SPD in campaigns and that he will otherwise remain with us as a provocative literary figure, as well.