” For me, as a feminist, as somebody who wants to lift up women – because I do, I come from a single mom who raised three boys on her own – I feel like, you close the door on women, you close the door on humanity. “


” You know what the truth is? You don’t find Bill Murray. Bill Murray finds you. “


” NASA didn’t give a crap what gender you were or what race you were. If you could do the math, you were valuable. “


” One thing that’s nice about doing a movie about people that hardly anyone knows, you never worry if they’re a perfect match. “


” As a director, you’re open to any kind of criticism. “


” We don’t have parades for mathematicians, we have parades for astronauts. You don’t think about all the thousands of people who worked on that capsule and crunched the numbers and were integral in getting that into space. “


” If you don’t have comedy in a movie, you don’t have a movie. “


” If you don’t infuse humor into a subject matter, no matter how dark, the audience can’t accept the message of a film. It closes them down. Humor can open them up. “


” You have a responsibility to make inclusion a daily thought, so we can get rid of the word ‘inclusion.’ “


” I have a very strict philosophy that if you’re not working out, you’re getting fat. “


” I can’t stand toe-to-toe with Bill Murray. It’s very hard, because just looking at Bill – he’s 6’3″, and he just stares at you, and you have no idea what’s going on inside that mind of his. “


” I think math is exciting, you know. “



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You have a responsibility to make inclusion a daily thought, so we can get rid of the word
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I think math is exciting, you know.
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