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Dino De Laurentiis Quotes and Sayings

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These scenes deal with what happened before Hannibal
Lecter was captured for the first time.
- Dino De Laurentiis

If no producer, no movie.
- Dino De Laurentiis

It's a fantastic review.
Sixty percent of the American reviews are sensational,
20% are mixed, not so good.
- Dino De Laurentiis

I see my face in the mirror, and I said,
No, my ambition is not to be an actor.
- Dino De Laurentiis

 

The audience wants to be attracted not by the critics,
but by a great story.
You must deliver to the audience emotion -
and when I say emotion,
I mean suspense, drama, love.
- Dino De Laurentiis

Making movies is all about instinct.
- Dino De Laurentiis

When I cook, my brain stops completely.
- Dino De Laurentiis

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If you get a book which is 600 pages,
you have to reduce it to a script of 100 pages.
In two hours of film, you cannot possibly include all the characters.
- Dino De Laurentiis

The pope dies, you get another pope.
- Dino De Laurentiis

We set ourselves a limit and cut characters which weren't so vital.
- Dino De Laurentiis

After The Silence of the Lambs and Hannibal,
the audience would like to know where,
when, and who arrests Hannibal Lecter for the first time.
This is the story of Red Dragon.
- Dino De Laurentiis

I have two young girls, 8 and 10.
They really keep me young.
- Dino De Laurentiis

My philosophy is very simple.
To feel young, you must work as long as you can.
- Dino De Laurentiis

I realized the exciting place was behind the camera with the producer,
director and so on.
- Dino De Laurentiis

Mr Tony Hopkins says he's willing to do it if he likes the script.
- Dino De Laurentiis

To me the only real star of the movie is the writer.
And I work with writers very closely,
from outline to first draft and on to the seventh draft,
whatever it takes.
Then my job is to support the director to make the best movie we can.
Some producers try to go past them, but my job is to support them.
- Dino De Laurentiis

I've been very lucky in my long life.
On three continents, in diverse cultures,
through happy moments, not-so-happy moments,
and moments as marvelous as this one,
I've had the privilege of working with the cinema's greatest masters.
- Dino De Laurentiis

Nobody taught Picasso how to paint -
he learned for himself.
And nobody can teach you to be a producer.
You can learn the mechanics, but you can't learn what's
right about a script or a director or an actor.
That comes from instinct and intuition.
It comes from inside you.
- Dino De Laurentiis

After the war, there was no industry.
We lost the war.
We had our whole city destroyed.
No money.
No studio.
No film.
No camera.
No equipment.
We would shoot in the street.
We had no actors.
Nothing.
But we wanted to do movies.
And we did the best movies in the world.
- Dino De Laurentiis

If you lived in a provincial town like Torre Annunziata,
where there was nothing to do in the evening but go
to the movies with your friends,
the cinema was a world of fantasy.
I had always been in love with it.
- Dino De Laurentiis

I have just three things to teach:
simplicity, patience, compassion.
These three are your greatest treasures.
- Lao Tzu

For all sad words of tongue and pen,
The saddest are these, "It might have been.
- John Greenleaf Whittier PHOTO

Appreciate again and again, freshly and naively,
the basic goods of life, with awe,
pleasure, wonder and even ecstasy,
however stale these experiences may have become to others.
- Abraham Maslow PHOTO

The simplest questions are the most profound.
Where were you born?
Where is your home?
Where are you going?
What are you doing?
Think about these once in a while
and watch your answers change.
- Richard Bach PHOTO

Loving, hating, having expectations:
all these are attachments.
Attachment prevents the growth of one's true being.
- Lao Tzu

These are the keys to a great life...
taking oneself lightly, forgiveness, and acceptance.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The secret of making dreams come true
can be summarized in four C's.
They are Curiosity, Confidence, Courage, and Constancy;
and the greatest of these is Confidence.
- Walt Disney

Bad times have a scientific value.
These are occasions a good learner would not miss.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is not he who reviles or strikes you who insults you,
but your opinion that these things are insulting.
- Epictetus

These are not dark days -
these are great days.
- Winston Churchill

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

When I look back on all these worries,
I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed
that he had had a lot of trouble in his life,
most of which had never happened.
- Winston Churchill

How far you go in life depends on you being
tender with the young,
compassionate with the aged,
sympathetic with the striving
and tolerant of the weak and the strong.
Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
- George Washington Carver

The things that have acquired unity are these:
Heaven by unity has become clear;
Earth by unity has become steady;
The Spirit by unity has become spiritual;
The Valley by unity has become full;
All things by unity have come into existence.
- Lao Tzu

And on the pedestal these words appear:
`My name is Ozymandias, King of Kings:
'Look on my works, ye mighty, and despair!'
Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare,
The lone and level sands stretch far away.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

When one has the feeling of dislike for evil,
when one feels tranquil,
one finds pleasure in listening to good teachings;
when one has these feelings and appreciates them,
one is free of fear.
- The Buddha

Every human has four endowments- self awareness, conscience,
independent will and creative imagination.
These give us the ultimate human freedom...
The power to choose, to respond, to change.
- Stephen Covey

If I could tell the world just one thing
it would be we're all okay,
and not to worry cause worry is wasteful
and useless in times like these.
I won't be made useless.
I won't be idle with despair,
I will gather myself around my faith.
Light does the darkness most fear.
- Jewel

Everything we say, do, think, and feel
is a product of our personal history
and the collective history of humankind.
Our name for these histories is "prejudice."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know that you are one with the earth, with the water,
with the fire, with the air that you breathe, with all living things,
and that all of these are one with Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I know how hard it is in these times to have faith.
But maybe if you could have the faith to start with,
maybe the times would change.
You could change them. Think about it. Try.
And try not to hurt each other.
- the movie Oh, God!

All the Buddhas of all the ages have been
telling you a very simple fact:
Be - don't try to become.
Within these two words, be and becoming,
your whole life is contained.
Being is enlightenment, becoming is ignorance.
- Osho

As we join hands in fellowship
around this bountiful table,
we give thanks for the blessings of this food
and the love of these friends
as a symbol of our gratitude
for all the manifold blessings of this life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Times like these, dark times,
they do funny things to people.
They can tear them apart.
- the movie Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)

The most intense conflicts, if overcome,
leave behind a sense of security and calm
that is not easily disturbed.
It is just these intense conflicts
and their conflagration
which are needed to produce
valuable and lasting results.
- Carl Jung

Now abide faith, hope, love, these three;
but the greatest of these is love.
- Corinthians 13:13

We are strange beings, we seem
to go free, but we go in chains -
chains of training, custom, convention,
association, environment -
in a word, Circumstance -
and against these bonds
the strongest of us struggle in vain.
- Mark Twain

It is impossible for a lover of cats to banish these alert,
gentle, and discriminating friends, who give us just
enough of their regard and complaisance to make us hunger for more.
- Agnes Repplier

Time extracts various values from a painter's work.
When these values are exhausted the pictures are forgotten,
and the more a picture has to give, the greater it is.
- Henri Matisse

In these times, God's people must trust him for rest of body and soul.
- David Wilkerson

There is no logical way to the discovery
of these elemental laws.
There is only the way of intuition,
which is helped by a feeling
for the order lying behind the appearance.
- Albert Einstein

God, our Creator, has stored within our minds and personalities,
great potential strength and ability.
Prayer helps us tap and develop these powers.
- Abdul Kalam

To resist the frigidity of old age, one must combine the body,
the mind, and the heart.
And to keep these in parallel vigor one must exercise,
study, and love.
- Alan Bleasdale

A few minutes ago every tree was excited,
bowing to the roaring storm,
waving, swirling, tossing their branches
in glorious enthusiasm like worship.
But though to the outer ear these trees
are now silent, their songs never cease.
- John Muir

In these times you have to be an optimist to open your
eyes when you awake in the morning.
- Carl Sandburg

I have felt cats rubbing their faces against mine and
touching my cheek with claws carefully sheathed.
These things, to me, are expressions of love.
- James Herriot

I'm afraid I talk a lot, too much, perhaps.
I should have been a lawyer or a college professor or a windy politician,
though I'm glad I am not any of these.
- Tom Glazer

I wouldn't attach too much importance to these student riots.
I remember when I was a student at the Sorbonne in Paris,
I used to go out and riot occasionally.
- John Foster Dulles

The will to win, the desire to succeed,
the urge to reach your full potential...
these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.
- Confucius

In June as many as a dozen species may burst their buds on a single day.
No man can heed all of these anniversaries;
no man can ignore all of them.
- Aldo Leopold

We seem to have a compulsion these days to bury time
capsules in order to give those people living in the
next century or so some idea of what we are like.
- Alfred Hitchcock

For food that stays our hunger,
For rest that brings us ease,
For homes where memories linger,
We give our thanks for these.
- Anonymous

Birth and death; we all move between these two unknowns.
- Bryant H. McGill

These capitalists generally act harmoniously and in concert,
to fleece the people.
- Abraham Lincoln

Love and esteem are the first principles of friendship;
it is always imperfect if either of these two are wanting.
- Eustace Budgell

Fear of the unknown is
the greatest fear of humankind,
and death the greatest unknown.
Acknowledging these doubts and the fears
is a powerful beginning.
It is liberating to say,
"Yes, I don't know, and yes, I am afraid."
Beyond that, the path to happiness
lies in living in the moment -
enjoying what you are doing today.
You don't need a reason to be happy,
just a choice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Beware of endeavoring to become a great man in a hurry.
One such attempt in ten thousand may succeed.
These are fearful odds.
- Benjamin Disraeli

I have these visions of myself being thirty,
thirty-five, forty having a family.
- Nastassja Kinski

Chicken fat, beef fat, fish fat, fried foods -
these are the foods that fuel our fat genes by giving
them raw materials for building body fat.
- Neal Barnard

I can trust my friends These people force me to examine myself,
encourage me to grow.
- Cher

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


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