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My movies just kind of sneak up on you.
by Adam Sandler

My movies just kind of sneak up on you.
I don't have to worry too much about what everybody is going to say.
Anyway, I really don't pay attention to what the world says about my movies.
I just care about what my buddies think.
- Adam Sandler

I sing seriously to my mom on the phone.
To put her to sleep, I have to sing "Maria" from West Side Story.
When I hear her snoring, I hang up.
- Adam Sandler

Feels good to try, but playing a father,
I'm getting a little older.
I see now that I'm taking it more serious and I do want that lifestyle.
- Adam Sandler

I never had a speech from my father 'this is what you
must do or shouldn't do' but I just learned to be led by example.
My father wasn't perfect.
- Adam Sandler

 

I still get very scared when I step in front of a live audience.
- Adam Sandler

I sang a song at my sister's wedding.
My mother forced me into that, too.
But that one felt all right.
- Adam Sandler

When I was younger and did a stand-up gig,
it would take me two weeks to recover.
Sometimes I'd get so panicked that I would stutter.
- Adam Sandler

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We just bought this house.
It's too big.
It's like 400,000 square feet, or something.
We got an indoor lake and ski slope in the house!
It's just too big.
- Adam Sandler

Chemistry can be a good and bad thing.
Chemistry is good when you make love with it.
Chemistry is bad when you make crack with it.
- Adam Sandler

I don't think about that.
I wasn't a kid growing up saying one day I'll get an Oscar and make a speech.
That wasn't on my mind.
So what I do is the best work I can do.
- Adam Sandler

I'm not looking to get away from anything.
I like what I've done.
I like what I get to do and I enjoy working with my friends.
I loved those movies, but this is incredible.
- Adam Sandler

I do love the films I've done in the past.
I work hard in my movies and my friends work hard and
we're trying to make people laugh and I'm very proud of that.
- Adam Sandler

I'm 31 now.
I think I'm beginning to understand what life is,
what romance is, and what a relationship means.
- Adam Sandler

I don't like being out in public too much.
I don't like going to bars.
I don't like doing celebrity stuff.
- Adam Sandler

My comedy is different every time I do it.
I don't know what the hell I'm doing.
- Adam Sandler

I think the reason I don't read is because,
when I'm reading, I feel like I'm missing out on something else.
You know, What are my friends doing? Where's my girlfriend?
- Adam Sandler

Sir one more comment like that and I will strangle
you with my microphone wire!
- Adam Sandler

The problem with me, as far as getting married and having a family,
is that my comedy is so important to me.
So I don't know if I'll ever be as good a dad as my dad.
- Adam Sandler

Most of the stuff I do on the show comes out of me
just trying to make my friends laugh.
- Adam Sandler

Well, we're living in a material world,
and I'm a material girl...
or boy.
- Adam Sandler

Well I have a microphone and you don't so you will
listen to every damn word I have to say!
- Adam Sandler

I mean, I look at my dad.
He was twenty when he started having a family,
and he was always the coolest dad.
He did everything for his kids, and he never made us
feel like he was pressured.
I know that it must be a great feeling to be a guy like that.
- Adam Sandler

I shouldn't be near Vegas and have money in my pocket.
- Adam Sandler

Doing Saturday Night Live definitely affects my relationship
with my girlfriend and with my family,
because you feel so much pressure to do well that night.
But I think everyone's grown to accept that and so
they give me my space at the show.
- Adam Sandler

It definitely has learning a lesson about the way you're living your life.
I wouldn't compare our movie to that,
but it has a structure where it's about a man who doesn't
appreciate all that he has and finds out at the end
that life has been great and he has to enjoy that.
- Adam Sandler

To be honest with you, when I got into this I never thought about reviews.
I never thought about what people would say about me.
I was just a young guy who was excited to become a
comedian and an actor and I just wanted to get to do what I got to do.
- Adam Sandler

When I'm up there, and I know the show's coming to a close,
in my head I'm saying to myself, Oh man,
you gotta get off and be a normal person again.
That's what I don't like so much.
- Adam Sandler

When I got into this, I never thought about reviews.
I never thought about what people would say about me,
I was just a young guy who was excited to become a comedian and an actor,
and I just wanted to get to do what I got to do.
- Adam Sandler

I don't know who I touch and who I don't.
I work hard trying to make people laugh.
I try to do the kind of stuff that made me laugh growing up.
I don't have any secrets.
I don't know the reasons I've been so well received.
- Adam Sandler

I'm not comfortable being around too many people.
I don't like being out in public too much.
I don't like going to bars.
I don't like doing celebrity stuff.
So most of the characters I play are people who don't
always feel comfortable beyond their small circle of friends.
- Adam Sandler

You know, when you don't go on TV and talk about how
many women you sleep with,
some people in Hollywood, that are supposedly 'in the know,'
start whispering that you're gay.
If I were gay, I wouldn't be ashamed to admit it,
but I'm not.
- Adam Sandler

This character feels so much like my brother.
He has two children.
He has a wife.
He works with me.
He chooses to stay in New Hampshire because he wants
his kids to grow up in the school they started with.
He doesn't want them to lose friends.
He is his family's hero.
- Adam Sandler

There's only one thing that can kill the movies,
and that's education.
- Will Rogers

The movies we love and admire are to some extent a
function of who we are when we see them.
- Mary Schmich

You can map your life through your favorite movies,
and no two people's maps will be the same.
- Mary Schmich

Movies are a complicated collision of literature,
theatre, music and all the visual arts.
- Yahoo Serious

And in movies you must be a gambler.
To produce films is to gamble.
- Douglas Sirk

A lot of movies are about life, mine are like a slice of cake.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping
young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the
ideals and objectives of normal adulthood.
- Walt Disney

I think cinema, movies, and magic have always been closely associated.
The very earliest people who made film were magicians.
- Francis Ford Coppola

Movies are something people see all over the world
because there is a certain need for it.
- Wim Wenders

Sometimes in movies, I still have to be the hero,
but it's not all that important to me anymore.
- Dennis Quaid

We are the movies and the movies are us.
- David Ansen

Movies are like an expensive form of therapy for me.
- Tim Burton

Movies are an art form that is very available to the masses.
- Richard King

I just like movies that somehow expose the world in
a way that's different than you imagine it.
- Alex Winter

Nobody makes movies bad on purpose.
- Roland Emmerich

There's an electrical thing about movies.
- Oliver Stone

The movies are the only business where you can go out
front and applaud yourself.
- Will Rogers

Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
- Mary Pickford

Most of us do not consciously look at movies.
- Roger Ebert

You know what your problem is, it's that you haven't seen enough movies -
all of life's riddles are answered in the movies.
- Steve Martin

Movies are not scripts - movies are films;
they're not books,
they're not the theatre.
- Nicolas Roeg

If you don't like my movies, don't watch them.
- Dario Argento

I don't take the movies seriously, and anyone who does is in for a headache.
- Bette Davis

I make movies I want to see.
- Neil LaBute

Cinema is a matter of what's in the frame and what's out.
- Martin Scorsese

Everybody's a filmmaker today.
- John Milius

A good film is when the price of the dinner,
the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it.
- Alfred Hitchcock

It's the movies that have really been running things
in America ever since they were invented.
They show you what to do, how to do it,
when to do it, how to feel about it,
and how to look how you feel about it.
- Andy Warhol

I never enjoyed working in a film.
- Marlene Dietrich

Humans make illogical decisions.
- Spock (character in Star Trek movies and TV shows)

I don't think you should feel about a film.
You should feel about a woman, not a movie.
You can't kiss a movie.
- Jean-Luc Godard

This film cost $31 million.
With that kind of money I could have invaded some country.
- Clint Eastwood

I was obsessed with romance.
When I was in high school, I saw 'Doctor Zhivago' every
day from the day it opened until the day it left the theater.
- John Hughes

So, where's the Cannes Film Festival being held this year?
- Christina Aguilera

Give me a couple of years, and I'll make that actress an overnight success.
- Samuel Goldwyn

Every great film should seem new every time you see it.
- Roger Ebert

Why should people go out and pay money to see bad films
when they can stay at home and see bad television for nothing?
- Samuel Goldwyn

A film is never really good unless the camera is an
eye in the head of a poet.
- Orson Welles

When you make a film you usually make a film about an idea.
- Sydney Pollack


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