Be extremely subtle, even to the point of formlessness. Be extremely mysterious, even to the point of soundlessness. Thereby you can be the director of the opponent's fate.
— Sun Tzu

A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
James Allen directors quote

I'm trying to interpret the film through the director's head, but it all comes out through me. So, a composer is kind of like a psychic medium.
— Danny Elfman

I'm a performer, comedian, entertainer, writer and director.
— William Shatner

I'm a storyteller - that's the chief function of a director. And they're moving pictures, let's make 'em move!
— directors quotation by Howard Hawks