45 Total Quotes

George Lucas Quotes

You know, they had supply problems and union disputes and a few design problem to work out. So it took longer than you would think, even for The Empire.
George Lucas
#Design

If the boy and girl walk off into the sunset hand-in-hand in the last scene, it adds 10 million to the box office.
George Lucas
#American Director

You have to find something that you love enough to be able to take risks, jump over the hurdles and break through the brick walls that are always going to be placed in front of you. If you don't have that kind of feeling for what it is you are doing, you'll stop at the first giant hurdle.
George Lucas
#Love

The secret to film is that it's an illusion.
George Lucas
#American Director

Good luck has its storms.
George Lucas
#American Director #Luck

The Empire strikes back.
George Lucas
#Empire

I'm not in a contest. I make movies. I'm not a racehorse,
George Lucas
#Movie

I'm lucky enough that there is never a blank canvas in front of me, ... I have hundreds of projects that I want to do but I am running out of time.
George Lucas
#Projects

Whatever has happened in my quest for innovation has been part of my quest for immaculate reality
George Lucas
#Innovation

I put all of my resources into pushing the evolution in an industry that is notoriously backwards and I enjoy pushing that envelope,
George Lucas
#Evolution

What would normally cost $20 million-$30 million we can do for $1 million,
George Lucas
#Cost

You know, this was written a long time ago and it was based on history. All of Star Wars was reasonably political. It's just that most people didn't notice it until this episode was put into the puzzle.
George Lucas
#History

Star Wars' is fun, its exciting, its inspirational, and people respond to that. Its what they want.
George Lucas
#Fun

After that only the VHS and DVD copies that people have purchased will be left, ... That's not a problem, as each VHS copy has been encrypted to write commands to any VCR that tries to play them after a certain date to erase the tape. Any dubbed copies of these VHS tapes also contain the encryption. DVD copies of movies were easier to protect. After the same date, the DVDs simply won't play, and will come out as digital gibberish if people attempt to copy them after that date.
George Lucas
#People

Kurosawa was one of film's true greats, ... His ability to transform a vision into a powerful work of art is unparalleled. So it seemed appropriate to name the new digital studio for him.
George Lucas
#Ability

Kurosawa was one of film's true greats. His ability to transform a vision into a powerful work of art is unparalleled. So it seemed appropriate to name the new digital studio for him.
George Lucas
#Ability

Football games are on TV, and it doesn't affect stadium attendance at all. It's the same with the movies. People who really love movies and like to go out on a Saturday night will go to the movie theater.
George Lucas
#Football

This is about training the work force of the future. Most of the world outside Southern California is pretty far ahead, to tell you the truth. Some of these kids are working with these tools in high school. The [next] Spielberg ... isn't using 8-mm [film]; he's using Hi-8 digital video.
George Lucas
#Force

He took me from not being able to write a word in terms of writing screenplays to being the king of wooden dialogue.
George Lucas
#American Director

I'm also extremely grateful that I discovered my passion. I love movies. I love to watch them, I love to make them.
George Lucas
#Love

In this film, you begin to see that he has a fear of losing things, a fear of losing his mother, and as a result, he wants to begin to control things, he wants to become powerful, and these are not Jedi traits, ... And part of these are because he was starting to be trained so late in life, that he'd already formed these attachments. And for a Jedi, attachment is forbidden.
George Lucas
#Fear

There were things I could have done then, I just didn't have the time and money to do it.
George Lucas
#Money

The ideals and principles for which Dr King fought have never been forgotten and are as relevant today as they were 40 years ago.
George Lucas
#American Director #Immigrant

I was very lucky that we were able to create something that stimulated the imagination of young people,
George Lucas
#Imagination

I was hoping it would, you know, gross somewhere around $30 million or something, which is what most science fiction films -- the best ones -- had done.
George Lucas
#Fiction

Martin Luther King Jr. has inspired millions of people, and this memorial will ensure that his message endures for generations to come.
George Lucas
#Generations

It's animated, ... It's about the Clone Wars. It's got all our characters fighting the dreaded Federation. And at the same time I'm working on 'Indiana Jones' and I'm working on a film called, 'Red Tail,' which is about African-American fighter pilots.'
George Lucas
#Fighting

Now that we have digital technology, we can actually do a shot like this, which we struggled and struggled and struggled with back in the old days. So this was a way to make our dreams come true.
George Lucas
#Technology