Hayao Miyazaki talking about his passion for animation while seeing the world through his fascinating career. From the documentary: The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness (2013)
Remember those posters that said, “Today is the first day of the rest of your life”? Well, that’s true of every day but one - the day you die.
Am I a machine with out feelings? Do you think that because I am poor, plain, obscure, and little that I am soulless and heartless? I have as much soul as you and full as much heart. And if God had possessed me with beauty and wealth, I could make it as hard for you to leave me as I to leave you… I’m not speaking to you through mortal flesh. It is my spirit that addresses your spirit, as it passes through the grave and stood at God’s feet equal. As we are.
Professor Minerva McGonagall - 4th October, 1935You see me here before you, formerly Maggie Smith, but now the once and future Minerva McGonagall. - Maggie Smith