Ken Burns Quotes and its meanings

Ken Burns has written on many topics. Some of the topics he has discussed most are as follows;

Fear Future History Learning Movies Relationship

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What does Ken Burns write about?

Ken Burns has written on many topics but he is most famous for his work about fear, future, history, learning, movies & relationship. People always share Fear quotes, Future quotes, history, learning, movies & relationship from his literary works.

What are the top most famous quotes by Ken Burns?

Here are the top most famous quotes by Ken Burns.

  • I think we too often make choices based on the safety of cynicism, and what we're lead to is a life not fully lived. Cynicism is fear, and it's worse than fear - it's active disengagement.
  • I have made a film about jazz that tries to look through jazz to see what it tells us about who we are as a people. I think that jazz is a spectacularly accurate model of democracy and a kind of look into our redemptive future possibilities.
  • History is malleable. A new cache of diaries can shed new light, and archeological evidence can challenge our popular assumptions.
  • You can learn as much about the history from reading about the present as you can vice versa, that is learning about the present through history, which is what I do for a living.
  • I began to feel that the drama of the truth that is in the moment and in the past is richer and more interesting than the drama of Hollywood movies. So I began looking at documentary films.
  • I record all of my music with authentic instruments in a studio before we start editing, doing many, many versions. The music shapes the film as we edit so it has an organic relationship to the content.