Michael Moore (1954) is a famous and controversial film director, author, writer, activist and American political commentator. Especially known for being the author of Bowling for Columbine Y Fahrenheit 9/11, among others, is famous for its progressive stance and its critical vision towards globalization, large corporations, armed violence, the invasion of Iraq and other countries and the rights government policies.
Do not miss today these fantastic quotes of his that will surely make you think.
Michael Moore celebrity quotes
Democracy is not a sport for spectators, it is a participatory event. If we do not participate in it, it ceases to be a democracy.
We like nonfiction and we live in fictional times.
The fear around Joker is a distraction to not see the true violence that is tearing us apart. How long has it been since we saw a movie that aspired to the level of Kubrick?
I want Americans to realize that we own this country and that only one person can make a difference.
There is a gullible side for the American people. They can be easily fooled. Religion is the best device used to deceive them.
Expecting the best is what we do, from the moment we are born.
Capitalism means that some people will do very well, and the rest will serve a few.
Controversy ... What controversy?
I believe that when people are given information, they become less fearful and become more involved in their democracy if they are given power.
You cannot debate satire. Or do you understand it or not.
There is politics in all aspects of our daily lives.
I don't want to do anything that violates my own personal code of ethics and morals.
Many political people, especially people on the left, have forgotten the importance of humor as an incredible weapon and a vehicle through which change can affect.
The number 1 cause of bankruptcy is medical bills.
It's never those guys who pay, no. They always pay those who do not eat a piece of the cake, because the others have left everything, they have left them with nothing. They have been allowed to die. I refuse to live in such a country ... and I will not leave.
I would feel bad if I made you enter a theater and you left feeling cheated.
I respect the fact that people have worked hard all week and want to go to the movies on weekends and entertain themselves.
The purpose of art really is, in many cases, to make you feel quite uncomfortable. Enough to go to that place that is already uncomfortable within you and take advantage of that.
We live in a country where most citizens believe in climate change, they believe that women would have to receive the same salary as men, they want a university education without debt, they don't want to continue invading countries, they want to raise the basic salary and they want a unique and universal health system. None of that has changed.
You know we are flawed people, so if someone is going to make a movie about me, they don't have to invent. My real flaws are much more fun.
I am used to my films having little effect on making the world a better place.
These bastards who run our country are a lot of intriguing, thieves and smug that need to be shot down and eliminated and replaced by a completely new system that we control.
What the media tells you to be afraid they do the wrong things ... Fear is a necessary ingredient of our survival instinct.
I can't even think about this movie. I don't want to think about that because if I think about it I will have to face an ugly truth that has been corroding my head ...
The idea that cinema can be dangerous is a great idea.
A government run by billionaires for billionaires is an affront to freedom, morals and humanity.
This began as a documentary about armed violence in the United States, but the largest mass murder in our history was only committed, without the use of a single weapon! Not a single bullet fired! No bomb was activated, no missile was fired, no weapon was used (that is, a device that was manufactured solely and specifically to kill humans). A plane! - I can't stop thinking about this. A thousand gun control laws would not have prevented this massacre. What am I doing?
I believe that the founding fathers would be proud to see that the country still survives in its first belief, according to its First Amendment, for which someone has the ability to express and criticize the most important man. That is the country they created.
Most Americans, those who never chose you, are not fooled by your weapons of mass distraction.
Capitalism is against the things we say we believe in: democracy, freedom of choice, justice. It's not about any of those things now. It is about protecting the rich and legalizing greed.
When I make a movie, I don't do it just for political reasons. If I only wanted to do that, I would apply for a position.
WikiLeaks, may God bless you, will save lives as a result of your actions.
One thing I learned as a journalist is that there is at least one unhappy person in every workplace in the United States, and at least double that number those who show awareness. No matter how hard they try, they simply cannot take their heads off an injustice when they see what is happening.
Capitalism is an evil, and evil cannot be regulated. We must eradicate it, and replace it with something that is good for everyone. That something is called democracy.
If you believe in equality, if you believe in defending the rights of all, especially for people most affected by intolerance and discrimination, then you have no choice but to be present and take into account when defending gays and Lesbians in our society.
Listen friends, you must face the truth: you will never be rich ... The system is manipulated in favor of a few, and your name is not among them, now or ever.
Somehow, I don't think Jesus came to Earth to ring the bell on the New York Stock Exchange.
I am not surprised that in a country born of racial genocide, the issue of race remains an open wound in the American soul. We have not dealt with that.
If we say: 'The government stinks', we are saying that we stink.
I hate to say it, but killing is our way. We start America with the genocide, then we build it with slaves. The shootings will continue. It is who we are.
I have read stories of slave owners who were very generous. They didn't keep them chained, they didn't spank the slaves, they built schools and churches for them, free housing, free food, all free. It is incorrect. No matter how nice you make it look, it's wrong.
After 10 years, 2 wars, 919.967 dead and 1.188 billion dollars, we managed to kill a person.
I am not a proselytist. I was raised as a Catholic. I am a Catholic.
Maybe the next war is not so easy because we have managed to turn the table around ... Now it is we who watch over Big Brother.
We live in a country where the majority coincides with the "liberal" position. We only need the liberal leadership to make that happen.
Almost a dozen films have been made against me. Actually, there are more movies that attack me than movies I've made.
The American public believes that medical care is a right and not a commodity.
I am a millionaire, billionaire, I am very rich. Do you know why I am a billionaire? Because many millions like what I do. That's pretty good, right? There are millions who believe in what I do.
I was a good boy and a good student. I have never been arrested.
It really is disgusting when a guy in a baseball cap with high school education is the one who asks the hard questions.
Trump's victory is not a surprise. It was never a joke. Treating him that way only strengthened him. He is both a creature and a creation of the media and the media will never have it.
There is no terrorist threat in this country. This is a lie. This is the biggest lie we have been told.