It’s up to the courage of the filmmakers to make art in cinema, not just business. John was rejected by studios, he borrowed money and did movies with his own money. You’re either courageous or not. You have to find a way.
We simply do not understand our place in the universe and have not the courage to admit it.
If I am to be known for anything, I would like it to be for encouraging Canadians, for knowing a little bit about their daily, extraordinary courage. And for wanting that courage to be recognized.
My definition of courage is never letting anyone define you.
A man of character in peace is a man of courage in war.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities – because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Even within the last three or four years, I have a greater ability to communicate, I think. I have more courage to show the stuff… And it does take courage.
Necessity does the work of courage.
Morality may consist solely in the courage of making a choice.
What I love about the East End is that there’s a great perseverance, determination and courage. What I dislike about it is that there is sometimes a celebration of ignorance.