TOP 20 Akira Kurosawa Quotes

TOP 20 Akira Kurosawa Quotes.
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“Man is a genius when he is dreaming.”
— Akira Kurosawa (00:00)

“In a mad world, only the mad are sane.”
— Akira Kurosawa (00:07)

“I can’t afford to hate anyone. I don’t have that kind of time.”
— Akira Kurosawa (00:14)

“If you want to be a great director, be a great screenwriter.”
— Akira Kurosawa (00:21)

“It is the power of memory that gives rise to the power of imagination.”
— Akira Kurosawa (00:28)

“Man is a genius when he dreams. Dream what you are capable of. The harder you dream it, the sooner it will come true.”
— Akira Kurosawa (00:35)

“Take me, subtract movies, and you get zero.”
— Akira Kurosawa (00:42)

“The great appeal of film is its relatability.”
— Akira Kurosawa (00:49)

“The truth is in the mystery.”
— Akira Kurosawa (00:56)

“The characters in my films try to live honestly and make the most of the lives they’ve been given. I believe you must live honestly and develop your abilities to the full. People who do this are the real heroes.”
— Akira Kurosawa (01:03)

“To be an artist means never to avert one’s eyes.”
— Akira Kurosawa (01:10)

“The root of any film project for me is this inner need to express something. What nurtures this root and makes it grow into a tree is the script. What makes the tree bear flowers and fruit is the directing.”
— Akira Kurosawa (01:17)

“If I were to write anything at all, it would turn out to be nothing but talk about movies. In other words, take ‘myself,’ subtract ‘movies,’ and the result is ‘zero.’”
— Akira Kurosawa (01:24)

“I suppose all of my films have a common theme. If I think about it, though, the only theme I can think of is really a question: Why can’t people be happier together?”
— Akira Kurosawa (01:31)

“To be an artist means to search, to find and look at these realities. To be an artist means to never look away.”
— Akira Kurosawa (01:38)

“A truly good movie is enjoyable too. There’s nothing complicated about it.”
— Akira Kurosawa (01:45)

“I am not a special person, I am not especially strong; I am not especially gifted. I simply do not like to show my weakness, and I hate to lose, so I am a person who tries hard. That’s all there is to me.”
— Akira Kurosawa (01:52)

“If you look at everything straight on, there is nothing to be afraid of.”
— Akira Kurosawa (01:59)

“Human beings are unable to be honest with themselves about themselves. They cannot talk about themselves without embellishing.”
— Akira Kurosawa (02:06)

“I have no idea who the characters are, later, their personalities take over anything I might want to do. I end up writing not from my own will, but from theirs-they come alive as I write and make me do things that I couldn’t have planned.”
— Akira Kurosawa (02:13)

Music credit: Easy Day – Kevin MacLeod


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