"A coward in body is often also a coward in mind."
"I could never work competently in a space - interior or exterior - that I haven't experienced with my body."
"Somebody who has been a boxer in Africa would be better trained as a filmmaker than if he had graduated from one of the "best" film schools in the world. All that counts is real life."
"I need people to see and feel things as they are, not someone is concerned with creating the most beautiful images possible."
"Aesthetics, if they even exist, are to be discovered only once a film is completed."