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Fay Wray Quotes and Sayings

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I think the studio gave me that series on purpose,
because they knew perfectly well that Robert Riskin
was ill and that I needed to go to work.
They gave me that series to do.
- Fay Wray

I went to Washington to ask for a little residual payment
for the people who had written films in the early,
early days, people who never got any residuals on tapes or anything at all.
- Fay Wray

As far as advice, that will be in my next book,
my next collection.
I certainly never like to instruct anyone,
but just say as I feel.
That's the same as advice, isn't it?
- Fay Wray

There were shots of Kong pulling at my clothes,
but only in horizontal and never from above.
Never from above.
- Fay Wray

 

They were very considerate, I must say.
Every time I felt I was about to slip out of these
fingers and would yell for help,
they'd let me down and re-organize things.
- Fay Wray

When the picture was finished, they took me into the
sound room and then I screamed more for about five
minutes just steady screaming,
and then they'd cut that in and add it.
- Fay Wray

Lillian Gish thought that there should be a cabinet
position for the arts and I think she was right.
I think she was right.
- Fay Wray

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There is a lot of strength and intelligence in Hollywood.
- Fay Wray

Only in your imagination can you revise.
- Fay Wray

Juan Tripp was a friend.
Good name for an airline man, huh? Juan Tripp after another?
- Fay Wray

My children didn't when they were little because I
thought that they had to be of a certain age.
I hoped they liked me well enough not to want to see
me in that sort of a spot.
- Fay Wray

Well, the Empire State was about 40' high in the studio.
King Kong was a little model about 2' high,
and the scenery that he worked in was in proportion to his size.
- Fay Wray

Sometimes I worked with just a background of a rock
or a tree or black velvet,
and just had to imagine the whole thing.
- Fay Wray

I think to have done 'Titanic' would have been a tortuous experience altogether.
I feel good about where my life is, now.
I feel free and joyous and happy and more liberated than I have ever been.
- Fay Wray

He was just trying to tease me - I knew that later -
but he said he'd have to leave because it wasn't fair
to have anyone in the room who was going to make fun of what he had to say.
He had a good sense of humor, really.
- Fay Wray

The producers who wanted me to do it liked me and trusted me,
and more than one scene was only one take,
because I'd plan ahead what I thought would be appropriate
for that scene-so one take was enough.
- Fay Wray

Cary Grant was wonderful to work with on stage.
He would move downstage, so that as he looked at me
the audience had to look at me,
too.
He knew a lot about the theater and how to move around.
He was very secure.
- Fay Wray

Cary Grant and I were doing a play in New York.
He had a crush on me.
Whenever we went to a party, he would always sit on the floor beside me.
I thought that was kind of beautiful,
like that's where he wanted to be.
- Fay Wray

So I was asked to do horror film after horror film,
a series of about five, after that, and some of those
were a little too gruesome.
I wasn't too comfortable all the time in those.
I didn't really care for them.
- Fay Wray

She wanted us to feel we were above everyone in the town.
She really did tell us that we were related to Chief Justice John Marshall,
and that may have been true.
I never did bother to find out.
- Fay Wray

I thought I saw him for what he was-or what I thought he was.
And he was talented, no doubt about that.
But, he thought his talent was based on misery and
that if he became happy it would just go.
He believed that.
- Fay Wray

Crawford washed her hands a lot.
She washed her arms all the way up past her elbows.
She just couldn't get enough done in that direction.
She was compulsive about being clean,
clean, clean!
- Fay Wray

My next book is Scene by Scene: as Seen by Fay Wray.
It'll be about different incidents.
Just my feelings about quite a few people.
Attitudes.
My thoughts about the universe and simple things like that.
- Fay Wray

For the purposes of the play, it was perfect to be
able to use that and the stresses and strains that there were.
At the end of the play, the mother realizes the terrible things she had done.
- Fay Wray

Paul Lucas had a particularly amusing accent,
so I chuckled.
That was terrible; I shouldn't have done that,
but he took it too big.
He got up and said he couldn't work with people who laughed at him!
- Fay Wray

When we were making KONG, I went into the sound room
and made an aria of horror sounds.
I was in charge of it; there was no one there to listen to me.
I was totally in charge of what I wanted to do.
- Fay Wray

When it was over my daughter said, 'Oh,
I felt so sorry for him - he didn't want to hurt you,
he liked you.' That was Victoria.
When you visualize him up there on top of the Empire State Building,
you do feel sorry for him.
- Fay Wray

It was so satisfying for me - a great reward,
just to see it done well.
And it was beautifully directed by my daughter Susan Riskin.
Imagine, a play about my mother directed by my daughter?!
- Fay Wray

I don't know why Sinclair Lewis fell in love with me.
He didn't get even the slightest response from me.
But his letters were lovely.
And the poems he wrote me were lovely.
I used some of them in my book.
- Fay Wray

Actually, the camera was never overhead at any time.
It was always a side view of me.
Subsequently, after the picture was released,
I saw some scenes from above and my clothes being pulled-and
I think that was added later.
- Fay Wray

I would say the secret is to be enthusiastic about
everything that comes into your life.
To care, to care about people.
To be excited about everything that comes close to you.
I love to read.
And I love to write, mostly.
- Fay Wray

That was' one time when my technique absolutely deserted me,
I must admit.
There was a wax face that he had created himself to cover his own ugliness.
I was in his clutches and I had to hit him in the face.
- Fay Wray

It was good for us, I suppose.
Those kinds of times produce qualities in us that make
us better for having had them.
My parents were not getting along.
My mother was quite intolerant of friendships that were being developed.
- Fay Wray

What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
- The Buddha PHOTO

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

Every thought we think is creating our future.
- Louise L. Hay

It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are,
or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy.
It is what you think about.
- Dale Carnegie

If I feel depressed I will sing.
If I feel sad I will laugh.
If I feel ill I will double my labor.
If I feel fear I will plunge ahead.
If I feel inferior I will wear new garments.
If I feel uncertain I will raise my voice.
If I feel poverty I will think of wealth to come.
If I feel incompetent I will think of past success.
If I feel insignificant I will remember my goals.
Today I will be the master of my emotions.
- Og Mandino

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People should think things out fresh
and not just accept conventional terms
and the conventional way of doing things.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Tolerance is the first principle of community;
it is the spirit which conserves
the best that all men think.
- Helen Keller

I don't think of all the misery
but of the beauty that still remains.
- Anne Frank

The greatest harm can result from the best intentions.
- Terry Goodkind

The most important thing about Spaceship Earth -
an instruction book didn't come with it.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

The problem with making assumptions
is that we believe they are the truth
- don Miguel Ruiz

If a problem cannot be solved, enlarge it.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Men and women are not prisoners of fate,
but only prisoners of their own minds.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

People hardly ever make use of the freedom which they have,
for example, freedom of thought;
instead they demand freedom of speech as a compensation.
- Soren Kierkegaard

When you keep getting the wrong answers,
try asking better questions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We should not pretend to understand the world
only by the intellect.
The judgment of the intellect
is only part of the truth.
- Carl Jung

The important thing is not to stop questioning.
Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
- Albert Einstein

If a million people say a foolish thing,
it is still a foolish thing.
- Anatole France

The most important things in life
are seldom the most obvious.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The eyes are not responsible when the mind does the seeing.
- Publilius Syrus

The most incomprehensible thing about the world
is that it is comprehensible.
- Albert Einstein

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

The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie,
deliberate, contrived and dishonest,
but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
- John F. Kennedy

Excellence is the result of
caring more than others think wise,
risking more than other's think safe,
dreaming more than others think practical,
and expecting more than others think possible.
- Anonymous

To kill an error is as good a service as,
and sometimes even better than,
the establishing of a new truth or fact.
- Charles Darwin

The mind is everything.
What you think you become.
- The Buddha

Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.
- Benjamin Spock

If you think you're free, there's no escape possible.
- Ram Dass

Life is fully as bad as you think it is,
so never think life is bad.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is nothing to do.
There is nothing to say.
There is nothing to think.
There is nothing to feel.
The River of Life just flows.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The main purpose of life is to live rightly, think rightly, act rightly.
The soul must languish when we give all our thought to the body.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I think wholeness is God's design for us;
and that often amounts to embracing contradictions.
- Bono

Exercise free-will.
CHOOSE each and every action you make,
every thought you think,
and every emotion you feel.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
- Anne Frank

Words make you think a thought.
Music makes you feel a feeling.
A song makes you feel a thought.
- E. Y. Harburg


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