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Hayao Miyazaki

Japanese,  Director
Total Quotes : 26
North Shift South

I do all my work by storyboard, so as I draw the storyboard, the world gets more and more complex, and as a result, my North, South, East, West directions kind of shift and go off base, but it seems like my staff as well as the audience, doesn't quite realize that this has happened. Don't tell them about it.

- Hayao Miyazaki

Boss Factory Craftsmen

I am an animator. I feel like I'm the manager of a animation cinema factory. I am not an executive. I'm rather like a foreman, like the boss of a team of craftsmen. That is the spirit of how I work.

- Hayao Miyazaki

Create Destroy Humans

Humans have both the urge to create and destroy.

- Hayao Miyazaki

Life Inspiration Get

I get inspiration from my everyday life.

- Hayao Miyazaki

Life Like Underwater

I like underwater life.

- Hayao Miyazaki

Stupid Think I Think

I think Tokyo is going to sink under water soon. All those stupid high-rise buildings will sink and maybe all the traffic will be gone. And everything will be peaceful and quiet.

- Hayao Miyazaki

You Retire Going

If you're going to retire, retire early.

- Hayao Miyazaki

Precious Precious Time

I don't like games. You're robbing the precious time of children to be children. They need to be in touch with the real world more.

- Hayao Miyazaki

Never Lot Read

I never read reviews. I'm not interested. But I value a lot the reactions of the spectators.

- Hayao Miyazaki

Weird Movies Images

I can't stand modern movies. The images are too weird and eccentric for me.

- Hayao Miyazaki

Think I Think Using

I think we should stop using nuclear power plants because it's an old system that we can't control.

- Hayao Miyazaki

Pain Emotions Animators

Animators can only draw from their own experiences of pain and shock and emotions.

- Hayao Miyazaki

See Civilization Would

It would be wonderful if I could see the end of civilization during my lifetime.

- Hayao Miyazaki

Otherwise Discussing Issue

I can't do a film after having debated it. I am unable to do a film while discussing it with my team. I issue directives. I do not achieve it otherwise.

- Hayao Miyazaki

Process Long Time Stories

My process is thinking, thinking and thinking - thinking about my stories for a long time.

- Hayao Miyazaki

Children Films

All my films are all my children.

- Hayao Miyazaki

Test Sentence Still

Sometimes I test myself saying, 'If I get a death sentence if I don't make this movie, would I still make this movie?'

- Hayao Miyazaki

Strength Encouragement Get

We get strength and encouragement from watching children.

- Hayao Miyazaki

Through Use Before

It seems like everything that we see perceived in the brain before we actually use our own eyes, that everything we see is coming through computers or machines and then is being input in our brain cells. So that really worries me.

- Hayao Miyazaki

Always Over Waving

Plants exist in the weather and light rays that surround them - waving in the wind, shimmering in the sunlight. I am always puzzling over how to draw such things.

- Hayao Miyazaki