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John Hughes Quotes and Sayings

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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

Related topics: Movies

Why watch someone kissing when people really close
their eyes when they kiss?
- John Hughes

It's been about ten years since I've worked with actors who knew their lines!
- John Hughes

I like young actors because they're so unspoiled,
not like some of those actors who are about half an
hour into their fifteen minutes of fame by the time they get to me.
- John Hughes

 

When I go to a concert, I can't believe that people
pay lots of money to see a band that they obviously
like and then they dance the whole time.
- John Hughes

I find that screen kissing wears very thin very quickly.
- John Hughes

I don't consider myself qualified to do a movie about international intrigue -
I seldom leave the country.
- John Hughes

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Advertising was fairly simple work, and I really just
wanted a job where I could sit and write every day
and not get fired for it like I had at other jobs,
but it was fun.
- John Hughes

My heroes were Dylan, John Lennon and Picasso,
because they each moved their particular medium forward,
and when they got to the point where they were comfortable,
they always moved on.
- John Hughes

Fantastic!
Right in the middle of that long stretch between Christmas and Spring Break,
your coats are getting dirty, everything's dark,
dingy - what a great time for a movie!
- John Hughes

I so desperately hate to end these movies that the
first thing I do when I'm done is write another one.
Then I don't feel sad about having to leave and everybody going away.
- John Hughes

My generation had to be taken seriously because we
were stopping things and burning things.
We were able to initiate change, because we had such vast numbers.
We were part of the baby boom, and when we moved,
everything moved with us.
- John Hughes

At the time I came along, Hollywood's idea of teen
movies meant there had to be a lot of nudity,
usually involving boys in pursuit of sex,
and pretty gross overall.
Either that or a horror movie.
And the last thing Hollywood wanted in their teen movies was teenagers!
- John Hughes

It's like being at the kids' table at Thanksgiving -
you can put your elbows on it,
you don't have to talk politics...
no matter how old I get, there's always a part of me that's sitting there.
- John Hughes

I always preferred to hang out with the outcasts,
'cause they were cooler; they had better taste in music,
for one thing, I guess because they had more time to
develop one with the lack of social interaction they had!
- John Hughes

I'm a former hippie, so clothes are important to me -
your clothes defined you in that period.
I guess clothes still defines people.
But, I change a lot.
I'm in my Brooks Brothers period now.
- John Hughes

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

If American men are obsessed with money,
American women are obsessed with weight.
The men talk of gain, the women talk of loss,
and I do not know which talk is the more boring.
- Marya Mannes

It is a violation which has obsessed the tyrants of the twentieth century.
They do not want simply to kill their opponents,
but to liquidate them, to deny that they have ever existed.
- Helen Dunmore

I became obsessed with all these women who die never
feeling they did anything extraordinary with their lives.
- Salma Hayek

I'm not obsessed by looks.
I think you can become a prisoner of your own image.
- Juliette Binoche

The subject of an outsider who becomes obsessed.
- Wes Anderson

Court TV.
I can't stop watching it.
I am absolutely obsessed!
If I'm not reading a book or spending time with my husband,
my friends or my dog, I am watching Court TV.
- Debra Messing

In order to properly understand the big picture,
everyone should fear becoming mentally clouded and
obsessed with one small section of truth.
- Xun Zi

I would like to go back to Wales.
I'm obsessed with my childhood and at least three times
a week dream I am back there.
- Anthony Hopkins

I've been obsessed with clothes since I was a little boy.
- Robert Vaughn

People are intrigued and fascinated,
almost obsessed with the private lives of great public personalities.
- Geoffrey Rush

I got obsessed with classical music,
I got obsessed with Chopin,
with playing the piano.
- Gary Oldman

For a person as obsessed with music as I am,
I always hear a song in the back of my head,
all the time, and that usually is my own tune.
I've done that all my life.
- Bjork

If you don't have obsessions, don't write.
my characters are obsessed.
- Marguerite Young

Every generation is obsessed with the decade before they were born.
- Fiona Shaw

I'm not obsessed by how I look or with being reed thin,
but I do think that as a woman in my 50s,
I have 40 years ahead.
Looking after yourself goes hand in hand with looking good.
- Linda Evans

One of the things that Teller and I are obsessed with,
one of the reasons that we're in magic,
is the difference between fantasy and reality.
- Penn Jillette

I'm not that obsessed with making representations of ugliness.
Everything I've seen is beautiful.
- Otto Dix

Every single band in the world has these gigantic songs
that people are obsessed with.
- Sebastian Bach

Unattractive people are more obsessed with looks.
- Rae Dawn Chong

But to be self-obsessed is simply not o.k.
for the most important country in the world,
the United States, which affects every other country in the world.
- Christiane Amanpour

A lot of people are obsessed with looking cool.
They feel they have to look after their image.
- Adrian Edmondson

Americans are somehow obsessed with her,
and something about me hit a spot with people in Japan.
- Utada Hikaru

I'm obsessed with cooking shows, even though they make
everything look so easy when it isn't.
- Joely Fisher

I am Armenian, so of course I am obsessed with laser hair removal!
Arms, bikini, legs, underarms...
my entire body is hairless.
- Kim Kardashian

I honestly believe that TV generally is obsessed with
the ratings battle to the point of cutting its own throat.
- Jonathan Dimbleby

When I was younger I was obsessed with writing,
so even if I wanted to listen, I didn't have time.
- Joan Armatrading

Then in college I became obsessed with film,
and wanted to be part of that.
- Christopher Durang

I did spend a year in high school being obsessed with Fleetwood Mac.
- Joanna Newsom

The West remains obsessed by the caste system.
- Francois Gautier

Hitler was so modern, in that he was obsessed with being famous.
He was caught up with this rush to be have achieved
greatness before turning 30.
- John Cusack

I don't like to produce albums.
I hate producing albums, as a matter of fact,
because I'm an obsessed mixer and I can't leave it alone.
- David Friedman

I'm obsessed with shopping.
I'll get these urges to buy, like to shop for stuff on the Internet.
I search for all kinds of weird gizmos I could get.
- Tom Felton

Howard Hughes was this visionary who was obsessed with
speed and flying like a god...
I loved his idea of what filmmaking was.
- Martin Scorsese

I am not sure why, but I have been obsessed by the
Atom Bomb ever since it first happened.
- Lanford Wilson

I was worried in the '80s that the best abstract painting
had become obsessed with materiality,
and painterly gestures and materiality were up against the wall.
- Frank Stella

I'm kind of insane when it comes to music,
a little obsessed.
- Elijah Wood

Obsessed by a fairy tale, we spend our lives searching
for a magic door and a lost kingdom of peace.
- Eugene O'Neill

Further, I'm obsessed with how language contorts and creates bodies.
- Peter Sotos

Now I am obsessed with collecting Platypus paraphernalia.
- Trevor Dunn

Murderers, in general, are people who are consistent,
people who are obsessed with one idea and nothing else.
- Ugo Betti

I've been obsessed with this kind of visual storytelling for quite a while,
and I try to create material that allows me to explore it.
- Brian De Palma

I was never really obsessed with the whole guy thing to begin with.
- Beverley Mitchell

I was so obsessed by this problem that I was thinking about it all the time -
when I woke up in the morning,
when I went to sleep at night - and that went on for eight years.
- Andrew Wiles

I'm not going to deny it.
I'm a neat person, there's no question.
But I don't become obsessed with it.
- Courteney Cox

People are never more insecure than when they become
obsessed with their fears at the expense of their dreams.
- Norman Cousins

Any biographer must of necessity become a pilgrim a peripatetic,
obsessed literary pilgrim, a traveler with four eyes.
- Leon Edel

The down side of Americans being obsessed with pop
culture is that they kind of like it light.
- Bill Griffith

We are obsessed with image.
I don't think we should take it that seriously.
- Geri Halliwell

I'm really obsessed with the past.
- Fisher Stevens

To have long term success as a coach or in any position of leadership,
you have to be obsessed in some way.
- Pat Riley

I'm absolutely obsessed with The Jesus And Mary Chain and Patti Smith,
but I'm a massive pop fan.
I love pop culture, It's a total reflection of the zeitgeist.
- Siobhan Fahey

It's astonishing what some women will put up with just to have a warm body.
Some of the brightest women I know are just obsessed with that search.
It's very sad.
- Judith Rossner

Well I always wanted to be Dolly Parton when I was a little girl.
I was obsessed with her.
- Reese Witherspoon

As a kid, I always was obsessed with Houdini.
- David Blaine


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