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Gene Wilder Quotes and Sayings

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A lot of comic actors derive their main force from childish behavior.
Most great comics are doing such silly things;
you'd say,
'That's what a child would do.'
- Gene Wilder

And in 'Frisco Kid' and in 'The Woman in Red' I had to ride badly.
Then you have to really ride well in order to ride badly.
- Gene Wilder

Great art direction is NOT the same thing as great film direction!
- Gene Wilder

I don't mean to sound - I don't want it to come out funny,
but I don't like show business.
I love - I love acting in films.
I love it.
- Gene Wilder

 

I'd like to do a comedy with Emma Thompson.
I admire her as an actress so much.
I love her.
And I didn't know it until recently that her whole
career started in comedy.
- Gene Wilder

Actors fall into this trap if they missed being loved
for who they really were and not for what they could do -
sing,
dance, joke about - then they take that as love.
- Gene Wilder

So my idea of neurotic is spending too much time trying to correct a wrong.
When I feel that I'm doing that, then I snap out of it.
- Gene Wilder

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I write funny.
If I can make my wife laugh, I know I'm on the right track.
But yes, I don't like to get Maudlin.
And I have a tendency towards it.
- Gene Wilder

I'm not so funny.
Gilda was funny.
I'm funny on camera sometimes.
In life, once in a while.
Once in a while.
But she was funny.
She spent more time worrying about being liked than anything else.
- Gene Wilder

I never thought of it as God.
I didn't know what to call it.
I don't believe in devils, but demons I do because
everyone at one time or another has some kind of a demon,
even if you call it by another name,
that drives them.
- Gene Wilder

I love the art of acting, and I love film,
because you always have anther chance if you want it.
You know, if we - if this isn't going well,
you can't say - well, you could say -
let's stop.
Let's start over again, Gene, because you were too nervous.
- Gene Wilder

I wanted to do - there was this film called 'Magic'
that Anthony Hopkins did.
And the director wanted me.
The writer wanted me.
Joe Levine said no, I don't want any comedians in this.
- Gene Wilder

Anyone who proposes to do good
must not expect people to roll stones out of his way,
but must accept his lot calmly,
even if they roll a few stones upon it.
- Albert Schweitzer

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

I must dedicate my life to teaching my people,
for only education would make their lot less bitter,
their latent power more strong.
- Jimmy Yen

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex...
It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage
to move in the opposite direction.
- Albert Einstein

Choose! If it's worth doing, do it today.
If it's not worth doing today, save yourself a lot
of worry and regret by choosing to permanently
erase it from your to-do list.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do you remember the things you were worrying about a year ago?
Didn't you waste a lot of fruitless energy
on account of most of them?
Didn't most of them turn out all right after all?
- Dale Carnegie

Instead of comparing our lot with that
of those who are more fortunate than we are,
we should compare it with the lot
of the great majority of our fellow men.
It then appears that we are among the privileged.
- Helen Keller

When was the last time you took
a different route to work ... just because?
Consider shaking up your life a little (or a lot) ...
for no reason, except to do it.
Let your life be an adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My definition of success is to live your life in a way
that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain -
and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel
a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
- Tony Robbins

Just remember, after they foreclose on your mortgage,
you get a lot more sunshine in your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love interrupts, if you like,
the consequences of your actions,
which in my case is very good news indeed,
because I've done a lot of stupid stuff.
- Bono

Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
- John Lennon

You can observe a lot by just watching.
- Yogi Berra

The best morale exist when you never hear the word mentioned.
When you hear a lot of talk about it, it's usually lousy.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Time goes by a lot slower when you miss the one you love.
- Anonymous

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

I know a lot of people think I'm dumb.
Well, at least I ain't no educated fool.
- Leon Spinks

If you made a list of reasons why any couple got married,
and another list of the reasons for their divorce,
you'd have a hell of a lot of overlapping.
- Mignon McLaughlin

Still, things could be a lot worse.
Oh, that's right... I'm falling to my death. Guess they can't.
- the movie Megamind (2010)

A psychiatrist asks a lot of expensive questions your wife asks for nothing.
- Joey Adams

There's a lot of people in this world who spend so
much time watching their health that they haven't the time to enjoy it.
- Josh Billings

A lot of presidential memoirs, they say, are dull and self-serving.
I hope mine is interesting and self-serving.
- William J. Clinton

A lot of people like snow.
I find it to be an unnecessary freezing of water.
- Carl Reiner

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

So my father was a person who never lied to me.
If I had a question, he answered it.
I knew a lot of things at a young age because I was intrigued.
- Nick Cannon

You may think the president is all-powerful,
but he is not.
He needs a lot of guidance from the Lord.
- Barbara Bush

Just in terms of allocation of time resources,
religion is not very efficient.
There's a lot more I could be doing on a Sunday morning.
- Bill Gates

For a lot of people, the weekly paycheck is 'take-home
pay' because home is the only place they can afford to go with it.
- Charles A. Jaffe

And after I make a lot of money, I'll be able to afford running for office.
- Christy Romano

Don't judge me.
I made a lot of money.
- Samantha Bee

I spent a lot of money on booze, birds and fast cars.
The rest I just squandered.
- George Best

Getting married is a lot like getting into a tub of hot water.
After you get used to it, it ain't so hot.
- Minnie Pearl

God writes a lot of comedy... the trouble is,
he's stuck with so many bad actors
who don't know how to play funny.
- Garrison Keillor

As athletes, we're used to reacting quickly.
Here, it's 'come, stop, come, stop.' There's a lot of downtime.
That's the toughest part of the day.
- Michael Jordan

The big difference between sex for money and sex for
free is that sex for money usually costs a lot less.
- Brendan Behan

If people are good only because they
fear punishment, and hope for reward,
then we are a sorry lot indeed.
- Albert Einstein

There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world,
and the worst of it is that half of them are true.
- Winston Churchill

It's easy to make a buck.
It's a lot tougher to make a difference.
- Tom Brokaw

A lot of baby boomers are baby bongers.
- Kevin Nealon

A lot of people get impatient with the pace of change.
- James Levine

Growing up, I didn't have a lot of toys,
and personal entertainment depended on individual ingenuity and imagination -
think up a story and go live it for an afternoon.
- Terry Brooks

If I could only have one type of food with me,
I would bring soy sauce.
The reason being that if I have soy sauce,
I can flavor a lot of things.
- Martin Yan

I grew up in a big family with a lot of kids around,
and I definitely want to have children as well.
- Heidi Klum

My experiences have taught me a lot and I'm happy with my learnings,
if not with what I went through to learn.
- Ally Sheedy

Building technical systems involves a lot of hard work
and specialized knowledge:
languages and protocols,
coding and debugging, testing and refactoring.
- Jesse James Garrett

I have a lot of very close girlfriends and sisters -
I'm from an all female family.
My father often quips that even the cat was neutered!
- Shirley Manson

Beauty has a lot to do with character.
- Kevyn Aucoin

Health food may be good for the conscience but Oreos
taste a hell of a lot better.
- Robert Redford

It seems that every time mankind is given a lot of energy,
we go out and wreck something with it.
- David R. Brower

A fool and his money get a lot of publicity.
- Al Bernstein

Computers may save time but they sure waste a lot of paper.
About 98 percent of everything printed out by a computer
is garbage that no one ever reads.
- Andy Rooney

The triple is the most exciting play in baseball.
Home runs win a lot of games, but I never understood
why fans are so obsessed with them.
- Hank Aaron

Politics has become so expensive that it takes a lot
of money even to be defeated.
- Will Rogers

I'm by no means condemning prescription medicine for mental health.
I've seen it save a lot of people's lives.
- Zach Braff

If you just watch a teenager, you see a lot of uncertainty.
- Jamie Lee Curtis

There's a lot of music that sounds like it's literally computer-generated,
totally divorced from a guy sitting down at an instrument.
- Aimee Mann

Computers make it easier to do a lot of things,
but most of the things they make it easier to do don't need to be done.
- Andy Rooney

Women have a lot to say about how to advance women's rights,
and governments need to learn from that,
listen to the movement and respond.
- Charlotte Bunch

I plant a lot of trees.
I am a great believer in planting things for future generations.
I loathe the now culture where you just live for today.
- Penelope Keith


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