We live in a disposable society. It's easier to throw things out than to fix them. We even give it a name - we call it recycling.
Relationships in general make people a bit nervous. It's about trust. Do I trust you enough to go there?
In a relationship you have to open yourself up.
Everybody has the ability to be manipulative, to be hateful and deceitful.
I will say that the idea of a woman being deceptive came from that original discussion with critics and reporters about if woman could do that kind of thing. Evelyn, herself, grew out of the discussions about how capable women are of deceit and lying and manipulation.
My best male friend is my best friend until he crosses me. We're all protective of the self.
People think my work is therapeutic. I don't see it that way. It's not like I'm saving money from a weekly therapy visit by writing down my life.
First I would probably place men at the bottom of the food chain. On a grander scale, I would say they're reacting to change. Feminism has got to be part of that.
Unrequited love is always a great thing.
If we put the camera on ourselves, our friends and neighbors, we'll come up with some scary stuff.
I have a healthy view of what one can do with art.
I'm more than open to hope, but I think men and women have a difficult time dealing with each other and often take the low road.
I wanted to tell a story that interested me as much in the telling as in the watching.
I would be more frightened as a writer if people thought my movies were like science fiction.
I was very careful to cast guys who were very good-looking and very fit and who had a certain sense of privilege about them, because with that sense of privilege comes contempt.
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