When you're in the desert, you look into infinity.... It makes you feel terribly small, and also in a strange way, quite big.

— David Lean

The most pleasurable David Lean quotes that will inspire your inner self

Film is a dramatised reality and it is the director's job to make it appear real... an audience should not be conscious of technique.

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I think people remember pictures not dialogue. That's why I like pictures.

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Good films can be made only by a crew of Dedicated Maniacs.

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I rather like mysteries. But I do dislike muddles.

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I've just begun to dare to think I perhaps am a bit of an artist.

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I'm first and foremost interested in the story, the characters.

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Don't make jokes about food.

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My distinguishing talent is the ability to put people under the microscope, perhaps to go one or two layers farther down than some other directors.

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