I really enjoy listening to stories. I remember them and keep them in my mind.
Religion works on some people but not on everyone, because it says, 'Stop thinking and accept what I tell you.' That's not valid for people who want to think and reflect.
A good movie is made by an initial burst of energy, the way that, when you are in school, your class exercises are always better than your final projects.
A work of art doesn't exist outside the perception of the audience.
The day we run out of petrol is the day Iran will be free. Abbas Kiarostam