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I mean, I've sold all these scripts and nothing's been made.
by Bruce Vilanch

I mean, I've sold all these scripts and nothing's been made.
Studios have closed, stars have died.
I had a director find Jesus.
And the pictures just don't get made.
- Bruce Vilanch

Eddie Izzard is absolutely brilliant.
I would love to write something for him.
- Bruce Vilanch

I write screenplays that don't get made and pilots
that don't get picked up,
and I re-write other people's movies,
and those are all different kinds of fees.
- Bruce Vilanch

What makes me laugh? Richard Nixon always made me laugh.
- Bruce Vilanch

 

It's really live television, the way God meant it to be.
- Bruce Vilanch

I've written about 15 screenplays and they all sold -
they were all sold on pitches.
- Bruce Vilanch

They make a humongous profit, but the people that work
on the shows don't get paid a lot because they're working on the Oscars show.
It's the biggest show in the world.
- Bruce Vilanch

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I do a lot of screen re-writing.
- Bruce Vilanch

It's the biggest party in the world,
and you have to keep the whole thing percolating,
which is difficult because a lot of awards most people don't care about.
- Bruce Vilanch

I mean, when I started out I was billing per hour,
like a shrink because you would sit with somebody and work.
But most of it, if it's for a live show it's usually a buy-out.
A flat fee.
- Bruce Vilanch

Generally with the Oscars or the Emmys there isn't
much you can do until the nominations are announced.
Then you know what kind of year you're dealing with -
what's been overlooked,
what the issues are.
- Bruce Vilanch

Accept everything about yourself - I mean everything.
You are you and that is the beginning and the end -
no apologies, no regrets.
- Henry Kissinger

Being happy doesn't mean that everything is perfect.
It means that you've decided to look beyond the imperfections.
- Anonymous

An "always been" does not mean I must choose "what must be."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I do the very best I know how -
the very best I can;
and I mean to keep on doing so until the end.
- Abraham Lincoln

What people often mean by getting rid of conflict
is getting rid of diversity,
and it is of the utmost importance
that these should not be considered the same.
- M. P. Follett

The right to do something doesn't mean that doing it is right.
- William Safire

Letting go doesn't mean giving up...
it means moving on.
- Anonymous

We get to CHOOSE the meaning for our lives.
Our lives mean exactly what we say they do - no more, no less.
Each of us chooses their path in life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Make your "yes" mean yes,
and your "no" mean no.
- John Wooden

You can't move so fast that you try to change
the mores faster than people can accept it.
That doesn't mean you do nothing,
but it means that you do the things that
need to be done according to priority.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

It is only the great-hearted who can be true friends.
The mean and cowardly can never know what true friendship means.
- Charles Kingsley

Life is a game - a game you can never win.
You already know the final score: Life 1, You 0.
Doesn't mean you can't have fun playing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness.
Just because they're not on your road
doesn't mean they've gotten lost.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Just because an animal is large, it doesn't mean he doesn't want kindness;
however big Tigger seems to be, remember that he wants as much kindness as Roo.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

No matter how dull, or how mean, or how wise a man is,
he feels that happiness is his indisputable right.
- Helen Keller

Be Impeccable With Your Word.
Speak with integrity.
Say only what you mean.
Avoid using your word to speak against yourself
or to gossip about others.
Use the power of your word
in the direction of truth and love.
- don Miguel Ruiz

The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing.
The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Uncertainty" is NOT "I don't know."
It is "I can't know."
"I am uncertain" does not mean "I could be certain."
- Wener Karl Heisenberg

Saying goodbye doesn't mean anything.
It's the time we spent together that matters,
not how we left it.
- Trey Parker

"When I use a word," Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone,
"it means just what I choose it to mean - neither more nor less."
- Lewis Carroll

God may be subtle, but he isn't plain mean.
- Albert Einstein

Just because everything is different doesn't mean anything has changed.
- Irene Peter

Just because something doesn't do what you planned
it to do doesn't mean it's useless.
- Thomas A. Edison

It is our experience that political leaders do not
always mean the opposite of what they say.
- Abba Eban

Understanding the laws of nature does not mean that
we are immune to their operations.
- David Gerrold

Just because your voice reaches halfway around the world
doesn't mean you are wiser
than when it reached only to the end of the bar.
- Edward R. Murrow

Failure doesn't mean you are a failure it just means
you haven't succeeded yet.
- Robert H. Schuller

Sucking the marrow out of life
doesn't mean choking on the bone.
- Robin Williams as John Keating
in the 1989 movie Dead Poets Society

Just because I don't care,
doesn't mean I don't understand.
- Matt Groening's TV series The Simpsons.

Be clear with yourself about what you mean
in conversations with others, and especially with yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Whenever anyone says, 'theoretically,'
they really mean,
'not really.'
- Dave Parnas

Father or stepfather - those are just titles to me.
They don't mean anything.
- Oliver Hudson

Knowledge will forever govern ignorance;
and a people who mean to be their own governors must
arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.
- James Madison

Life's like Vegas. You're up, you're down,
but in the end the house always wins.
Doesn't mean you didn't have fun.
- the Woody Allen movie Deconstructing Harry

What does it mean to pre-board? Do you get on before you get on?
- George Carlin

I believe if more American children read the Ten Commandments
and are taught what they mean,
they will predictably engage in less crime.
- Gary Bauer

The belief that all genuine education comes about through
experience does not mean that all experiences are genuinely or equally educative.
- John Dewey

What is interesting in this is the exchange of music
that occurred between New Orleans and Cuba,
I mean, they had ferries that would go from one port to another.
- Ruben Blades

I hate the whole race.
There is no believing a word they say,
your professional poets, I mean there never existed
a more worthless set than Byron and his friends for example.
- Arthur Wellesley

We are justified in enforcing good morals,
for they belong to all mankind; but we are not justified
in enforcing good manners,
for good manners always mean our own manners.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Weed, you know, you just get mellow.
You can drive pretty stoned and be OK.
I mean, sometimes you get too stoned and you can't drive.
But you could get pretty stoned and still drive.
- Jason Mewes

The complexity of things - the things within things -
just seems to be endless.
I mean nothing is easy, nothing is simple.
- Alice Munro

We mean by "politics" the people's business -
the most important business there is.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

Never take a solemn oath.
People think you mean it.
- Norman Douglas

I mean I think that Blondie's influence is a little
bit in a way more eclectic than those bands.
- Debbie Harry

In science, "fact" can only mean "confirmed to such
a degree that it would be perverse to withhold provisional assent."
I suppose that apples might start to rise tomorrow,
but the possibility does not merit equal time in physics classrooms.
- Stephen Jay Gould

People may or may not say what they mean...
but they always say something designed to get what they want.
- David Mamet

If I agree to dispose of any part of our land to the
white people I would feel guilty of taking food away
from our children's mouths,
and I do not wish to be that mean.
- Sitting Bull

He has so often told me he is madly in love with me,
but what does that mean when I haven't had a good word
from him in three months?
- Eva Braun

Loving a child doesn't mean giving in to all his whims;
to love him is to bring out the best in him,
to teach him to love what is difficult.
- Nadia Boulanger

And revolutions always mean the breakdown of old authority.
- Hu Shih

It's nice to play a character that has a soulful,
dependent, close relationship.
It must mean my character is interesting in some way.
- Jeff Goldblum

What does it mean, being a woman?
- Brigitte Bardot

Sympathetic cracks.
A term frequently used by architects and surveyors
in terms of ageing houses.
I know what they mean.
- Ted Dexter

We live in a society that compels us to go on using these concepts,
and we no longer know what they mean.
- Michelangelo Antonioni

I guess I still feel that I'm a comedian;
if I had to pick one thing that I feel like I could do,
it would be that.
That doesn't mean that I like it, but I feel that's what I am.
- Larry David

I mean the flesh, never fade!
The flesh never leave the creation, see,
because with that divine spirit the flesh cannot fade.
If the spirit is weak then the flesh fade,
seen?
- Peter Tosh

I don't mean to be bashful, but I was.
- Willie Mays

It isn't false modesty when I say this,
but although I am supposed to be a famous person it
doesn't mean anything to me.
I just sit at home and work.
- Gyorgy Legeti

And from that nineteen sixty four, this was my goal to go to Olympic Games.
And I realized what does it mean, Olympic Games,
like big celebration.
- Olga Korbut


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