"In truth, I am a single mother. But I don't feel alone at all in parenting my daughter. Krishna has a whole other side of her family who loves her, too. And so Krishna is parented by me, but also by her grandmother and aunts and cousins and uncles and friends."
"I'm interested in the dark side of man. I'm interested in taboos, and murder is the greatest taboo. Characters are fascinating in their extremity, not in their happiness."
"You can't really be strong until you see a funny side to things."
"The men who followed Him were unique in their generation. They turned the world upside down because their hearts had been turned right side up. The world has never been the same."
"I have women coming up to me and saying: 'I love your character! She's so empowered. She takes control she gets what she wants.' That's another side of her. And I respect that in Joan. She says and does things that I would never allow myself to do."
"We've finally given liberals a war against fundamentalism, and they don't want to fight it. They would except that it would put them on the same side as the United States."
"It's true that humanity has seen a succession of crises, wars and atrocities, but this negative side is offset by advances in technology and cultural exchanges."
"There are very few people that I deal with from a business side that it's just strictly a one-sided business relationship. I think that's important."
"Any film which views the darker side of life, which is death with a sense of humor, is very much to my taste."
"The chief reason for going to school is to get the impression fixed for life that there is a book side for everything."