• The beauty of ideas is that they are like waves in the ocean and they connect with things that came before them, and I think it is very important to embrace things that interest you and influence you, and incorporate them into what you do, as all artists have always done. The ones that say they don’t, are lying. Or are afraid that their work won’t be seen as being original, somehow.

    "Jim Jarmusch On the Future of Independent Film: ‘Cinema needs to be reduced to its essential poetry’". Interview with Chris Patmore, April 08, 2014.