Ted Demme quotes

  • But my humble opinion is, I'm not quite sure where I stand on the legalization of drugs - though, if tequila is legal, pot should probably be legal.
    -- Ted Demme

    #Humble #Marijuana #Drug

  • I tried to stick to my game plan, which was always being aware of what my A story was - the love story between a father and his son, and that son and his daughter.
    -- Ted Demme

    #Mother #Daughter #Father

  • You know, I think everything I do cinematically for the rest of my life will probably have some direct route back to Jonathan. But I love him to death. He's like my best friend and my big brother.
    -- Ted Demme

    #Friendship #Brother #I Love Him

  • I was influenced by European movies, old Fellini, old Kurosawa - any sort of foreign film.
    -- Ted Demme

    #Film #Kurosawa

  • I'm at Miramax now, where I've actually been treated like a Prince.
    -- Ted Demme

    #Treated

  • The older I get the more I realize there's no real good guys or real bad guys, and I'm curious about how the good guys got good and how the bad guys got bad.
    -- Ted Demme

    #Real #Guy #Curious

  • The thing that's great about those guys at Miramax is the Weinstein brothers. They are the two funniest guys I've ever met in my life.
    -- Ted Demme

    #Brother #Two #Guy

  • What I think happens today is that a lot of filmmakers look at other films that are retro pieces, like L.A. Confidential, and say, oh, that's period. We didn't want to do the stereotypical stuff.
    -- Ted Demme

    #Thinking #Looks #Pieces

  • Be very humble when you plan so that Krishna is happy with you.

  • But I will say this: In my humble opinion, knowing nothing about it, I do believe that they have remote viewers working on where Osama Bin Laden is. I absolutely, 100%, convinced of that.

  • Leadership requires vision, and whence will vision come except from hours spent in the presence of God in humble and fervent prayer?

  • There are two classes of Christians: the proud who imagine they are humble and the humble who are afraid they are proud. There should be another class: the self-forgetful who leave the whole thing in the hands of Christ and refuse to waste any time trying to make themselves good. They will reach the goal far ahead of the rest.

  • Every one who is seriously involved in the pursuit of science becomes convinced that a spirit is manifest in the laws of the Universe-a spirit vastly superior to that of man, and one in the face of which we with our modest powers must feel humble.

  • It is haram [religiously forbidden] to use narcotics in any way because it results in considerable adverse effects in terms of personal health and social cost. By the same token, it is haram to deal in narcotics in any way, i.e., carrying, transporting, storing, selling, buying, etc.

  • Avoid all needle drugs, the only dope worth shooting is Richard Nixon.

  • Everyone reaches their point in time where either they die or they get sick of doing drugs. It started getting debilitating. I enjoy my music a lot better than my drugs.

  • Tonight I'm the designated drinker.

  • Up to now we have faced external problems in an isolated fashion. One of these problems is precisely the drug trade and what has been the result? A very weak and fragile position.