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To get an Oscar would be an incredible moment in my career,
by Peter Jackson

To get an Oscar would be an incredible moment in my career,
there is no doubt about that.
But the 'Lord of the Rings' films are not made for Oscars,
they are made for the audience.
- Peter Jackson

New Zealand is not a small country but a large village.
- Peter Jackson

I think that George Lucas' 'Star Wars' films are fantastic.
What he's done, which I admire, is he has taken all
the money and profit from those films and poured it
into developing digital sound and surround sound,
which we are using today.
- Peter Jackson

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde

 

Life is too important to be taken seriously.
- Oscar Wilde

The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
- Oscar Wilde

A man who does not think for himself does not think at all.
- Oscar Wilde

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Who, being loved, is poor?
- Oscar Wilde

The smallest act of kindness
is worth more than the grandest intention.
- Oscar Wilde

An idea that is not dangerous is
unworthy of being called an idea at all.
- Oscar Wilde

A mask tells us more than a face.
- Oscar Wilde

Everything popular is wrong.
- Oscar Wilde

Hatred is blind, as well as love.
- Oscar Wilde

Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.
- Oscar Wilde

I always like to know everything about my new friends,
and nothing about my old ones.
- Oscar Wilde

Morality is simply the attitude we adopt
towards people whom we personally dislike.
- Oscar Wilde

Anybody can sympathize with the sufferings of a friend,
but it requires a very fine nature
to sympathize with a friend's success.
- Oscar Wilde

Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship,
and it is far the best ending for one.
- Oscar Wilde

The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on.
It is never of any use to oneself.
- Oscar Wilde

Roses are red, violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic,
and so am I. - Oscar Levant

A man can't be too careful in the choice of enemies.
- Oscar Wilde

After I won the Oscar, my salary doubled,
my friends tripled, my children became more popular at school,
my butcher made a pass at me, and my maid hit me up for a raise.
- Shirley Jones

I am no longer young enough to know everything.
- Oscar Wilde

In all matters of opinion,
our adversaries are insane.
- Oscar Wilde

I am so clever that sometimes I don't
understand a single word of what I am saying.
- Oscar Wilde

Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
- Oscar Wilde

Do you love me because I am beautiful,
or am I beautiful because you love me?
- Oscar Hammerstein II (Cinderella)

There's a fine line between genius and insanity.
I have erased this line.
- Oscar Levant

For exercise, I now run with my chocolate Lab puppy,
Oscar.
- Daniela Pestova

A true friend stabs you in the front.
- Oscar Wilde

Life is far too important a thing
ever to talk seriously about.
- Oscar Wilde

Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live,
it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.
- Oscar Wilde

I choose my friends for their good looks,
my acquaintances for their good characters,
and my enemies for their intellects.
A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.
- Oscar Wilde

I am not young enough to know everything.
- Oscar Wilde

Is there a movie I think I should have won the Oscar for? Yeah.
All of them.
- Morgan Freeman

Nothing would make me happier if Peter Falk would finally win his Oscar for this.
Not just as the writer but as a fan and a friend.
It would be so great.
- Paul Reiser

Nathan Lane always wanted to play Oscar.
When he came in the first day, he already knew his lines.
He said he'd known them since he was 18.
- Neil Simon

I'm thinking about naming my first son Emmy so I can say I've got one.
I want Emmy, Oscar and Tony - and my daughter Grammy.
- Noah Wyle

Familiarity breeds consent.
- Oscar Wilde

Some cause happiness wherever they go;
others whenever they go.
- Oscar Wilde

Every time an Oscar is given out, an agent gets his wings.
- Kathy Bates

I've done one movie.
And it's not a movie I want to stand on as far as acting ability goes.
I mean, I'm not going to win an Oscar anytime soon.
I'm not Meryl Streep.
- Megan Fox

If you think you're going to be up for an Oscar,
you schedule your moviemaking.
- Michael Caine

I didn't expect to win the Oscar.
You grow up watching the Oscars on TV and you think
it happens to fancy people.
It was really surreal.
- Jennifer Connelly

One should always be in love.
That is the reason one should never marry.
- Oscar Wilde

Getting the Oscar had the biggest impression on me.
- Herbie Hancock

Oscar Hammerstein was a surrogate father during all those many days,
and weeks and months when I didn't see my own father.
- Stephen Sondheim

Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people
by the people for the people.
- Oscar Wilde

I can resist everything except temptation.
- Oscar Wilde

My favorite Oscar story was a year my brother had been nominated,
my whole family went.
- Beau Bridges

The best way to appreciate your job
is to imagine yourself without one.
- Oscar Wilde

These are a few of my favorite things.
- Oscar Hammerstein II

I cannot absorb living in a world where I have an Oscar
for best actress and Denzel doesn't have one for best actor.
- Julia Roberts

I'd like to win an Oscar.
- Vanessa Hudgens

It goes back to all of us wanting to be in Hollywood.
We're all dying to win an Oscar.
- Jerry Della Femina

They're my favorite two words these days:
Oscar reject.
- Linda Fiorentino

My peers say I have made a difference.
That means more to me than winning an Oscar.
- Conrad Hall

There was a theft!
But, of course, if it was up to me, every two years I would win an Oscar.
- Ennio Morricone

Stephen Sondheim told me that Oscar Hammerstein believed
everything that he wrote.
So there's great truth in the songs,
and that's what was so wonderful to find.
- Bernadette Peters

There has never been a female director who has won an Oscar.
There has only been one woman who won at the Cannes Film Festival.
- Salma Hayek

Gardening is how I relax.
It's another form of creating and playing with colors.
- Oscar de la Renta

Oscar Wilde said the rich and the poor are equal -
they can both sleep under the bridge.
Right? Do they have a right? You're damn right they have a right!
- Al Lewis

I've been around since I was 19, I won the Oscar when I was 21,
I've had a couple of TV series.
I've continued to work despite the predictions of some naysayers.
- Marlee Matlin

I got an agent.
He said, what do you wanna do, and I said,
I want an Oscar nomination.
That's your job, that's what I'm paying you for.
And I got it.
- William H. Macy

Oscar night is a ridiculous night where you go to these
parties and you see everyone that you've ever wanted to work with and admire.
- Jordana Brewster

January is the garbage can of movies in America,
directly after all the Oscar contenders have been out.
- Michael Caine

He has no enemies, but is intensely disliked by his friends.
- Oscar Wilde

The Oscar changed everything.
Better salary, working with better people,
better projects, more exposure, less privacy.
- Kathy Bates

Men always want to be a woman's first love -
women like to be a man's last romance.
- Oscar Wilde

A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament.
- Oscar Wilde

If a friend of mine gave a feast, and did not invite me to it,
I should not mind a bit.
but if a friend of mine had a sorrow
and refused to allow me to share it,
I should feel it most bitterly.
If he shut the doors of the house of mourning against me,
I would move back again and again and beg to be admitted
so that I might share in what I was entitled to share.
If he thought me unworthy, unfit to weep with him,
I should feel it as the most poignant humiliation.
- Oscar Wilde


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