M. Night Shyamalan quotes

Born
August 6, 1970, Mahé, Puducherry, India.

Occupation
Director, writer.

M. Night Shyamalan is an American director and writer.

I like to write in a shroud of secrecy because I have to keep finding ways to scare myself.
– M. Night Shyamalan

When I was a kid, I had two great guilty pleasures. One was horror movies and the other was martial arts movies.
– M. Night Shyamalan

I play for a living…Success is tied to a feeling of magic, which I can protect.
– M. Night Shyamalan

Always in life bad times will lead to great times.
– M. Night Shyamalan

The first two movies I directed failed, when I was 21 and 23, and that was the greatest thing that could have happened.
– M. Night Shyamalan

Is it possible that there are no coincidences?
– M. Night Shyamalan

My intention, whether it’s fictional or not, is a retreat back to making small, personal visions.
– M. Night Shyamalan

My secret to all casting, and specifically kids, is cast good human beings.
– M. Night Shyamalan

I don’t want to pretend I’m any cooler or smarter than I am.
– M. Night Shyamalan

My biggest fear in life is to be average.
– M. Night Shyamalan

My movies don’t get acclaim the day they come. I have to wait longer.
– M. Night Shyamalan

Movies will end up being this esoteric art form, where only singular people will put films out in a small group of theaters.
– M. Night Shyamalan

You get in my corner, you’re going to get pummeled.
– M. Night Shyamalan

There is no one looking out for us. We are all alone.
– M. Night Shyamalan

I’m a big believer in our connection to nature.
– M. Night Shyamalan

That’s something we should be taught as kids: To be okay with ourselves.
– M. Night Shyamalan

I have a naive outlook on life. That’s who I am.
– M. Night Shyamalan

If I’m hesitant at all about an idea, then that’s not the right idea.
– M. Night Shyamalan