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Margaret Carlson Quotes and Sayings

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What are movies for if not to have the good guys triumph over the bad ones?
- Margaret Carlson

I think of Oprah as a Mother Joseph wannabe,
a daytime oracle rewarding the good and punishing the bad.
- Margaret Carlson

The Greatest Generation got to save old tires,
dig a Victory Garden and forgo sugar.
The Richest Generation is being asked to shop.
- Margaret Carlson

As a columnist, I realize that whatever amount of corruption I expose,
half my readers will block it out, although they may
get a frisson of joy in the process.
- Margaret Carlson

 

On his own okay, Bush has authorized eavesdropping
on as many as a thousand people over the past three years,
with some of those intercepts being purely domestic,
the New York Times reported.
- Margaret Carlson

Is puppy love the reason so many Americans are blind
to the incompetence and waste of Republicans -
who at a minimum are supposed to be good money managers -
running Iraq reconstruction?
- Margaret Carlson

Sometimes in movies, I still have to be the hero,
but it's not all that important to me anymore.
- Dennis Quaid

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We are the movies and the movies are us.
- David Ansen

Movies are a complicated collision of literature,
theatre, music and all the visual arts.
- Yahoo Serious

Nobody makes movies bad on purpose.
- Roland Emmerich

Movies are like an expensive form of therapy for me.
- Tim Burton

Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
- Mary Pickford

There's only one thing that can kill the movies,
and that's education.
- Will Rogers

You know what your problem is, it's that you haven't seen enough movies -
all of life's riddles are answered in the movies.
- Steve Martin

You can map your life through your favorite movies,
and no two people's maps will be the same.
- Mary Schmich

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

Movies are not scripts - movies are films;
they're not books,
they're not the theatre.
- Nicolas Roeg

Movies are something people see all over the world
because there is a certain need for it.
- Wim Wenders

I don't take the movies seriously, and anyone who does is in for a headache.
- Bette Davis

Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping
young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the
ideals and objectives of normal adulthood.
- Walt Disney

Most of us do not consciously look at movies.
- Roger Ebert

The movies we love and admire are to some extent a
function of who we are when we see them.
- Mary Schmich

I think cinema, movies, and magic have always been closely associated.
The very earliest people who made film were magicians.
- Francis Ford Coppola

I just like movies that somehow expose the world in
a way that's different than you imagine it.
- Alex Winter

There's an electrical thing about movies.
- Oliver Stone

Movies are an art form that is very available to the masses.
- Richard King

I make movies I want to see.
- Neil LaBute

And in movies you must be a gambler.
To produce films is to gamble.
- Douglas Sirk

The movies are the only business where you can go out
front and applaud yourself.
- Will Rogers

If you don't like my movies, don't watch them.
- Dario Argento

So, where's the Cannes Film Festival being held this year?
- Christina Aguilera

Film spectators are quiet vampires.
- Jim Morrison

A good film is when the price of the dinner,
the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it.
- Alfred Hitchcock

A story should have a beginning, a middle,
and an end...
but not necessarily in that order.
- Jean-Luc Godard

Everybody's a filmmaker today.
- John Milius

Even if I set out to make a film about a fillet of sole,
it would be about me.
- Federico Fellini

Everything makes me nervous - except making films.
- Elizabeth Taylor

A film is a petrified fountain of thought.
- Jean Cocteau

I don't think you should feel about a film.
You should feel about a woman, not a movie.
You can't kiss a movie.
- Jean-Luc Godard

A film is never really good unless the camera is an
eye in the head of a poet.
- Orson Welles

Humans make illogical decisions.
- Spock (character in Star Trek movies and TV shows)

If my films don't show a profit, I know I'm doing something right.
- Woody Allen

You read a script and its based on 'Reservoir Dogs' and 'Pulp Fiction',
and it goes right in the bin.
- Tim Roth

Cinema is the most beautiful fraud in the world.
- Jean-Luc Godard

I never enjoyed working in a film.
- Marlene Dietrich

Cinema is a matter of what's in the frame and what's out.
- Martin Scorsese

Every single art form is involved in film,
in a way.
- Sydney Pollack

Am I a romantic? I've seen 'Wuthering Heights' ten times.
I'm a romantic.
- Johnny Depp

Film lovers are sick people.
- Francois Truffaut

It's the movies that have really been running things
in America ever since they were invented.
They show you what to do, how to do it,
when to do it, how to feel about it,
and how to look how you feel about it.
- Andy Warhol

Shoot a few scenes out of focus.
I want to win the foreign film award.
- Billy Wilder

When you make a film you usually make a film about an idea.
- Sydney Pollack

Give me a couple of years, and I'll make that actress an overnight success.
- Samuel Goldwyn

Citizen Kane is perhaps the one American talking picture
that seems as fresh now as the day it opened.
It may seem even fresher.
- Pauline Kael

It couldn't sound like a dog, because K9 isn't a dog,
but I made it sound as mechanical as possible.
- John Leeson

Everyone told me to pass on Speed because it was a 'bus movie.'
- Sandra Bullock

Every great film should seem new every time you see it.
- Roger Ebert

'Home Alone' was a movie, not an alibi.
- Jerry Orbach

A wide screen just makes a bad film twice as bad.
- Samuel Goldwyn

This film cost $31 million.
With that kind of money I could have invaded some country.
- Clint Eastwood

I'm married to the theater but my mistress is the films.
- Oskar Werner

The length of a film should be directly related to
the endurance of the human bladder.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Why should people go out and pay money to see bad films
when they can stay at home and see bad television for nothing?
- Samuel Goldwyn

The secret to film is that it's an illusion.
- George Lucas

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

It is a mark of soulfulness to be present in the here and now.
When we are present, we are not fabricating inner movies.
We are seeing what is before us.
- John Bradshaw

I've always been an animal lover.
I've grown up with dogs my whole life.
I think that is what helped me get the role on 'Lassie',
I was comfortable around the dog, where many of the
kids were afraid or intimidated by Lassie.
- Will Estes

A film is - or should be - more like music than like fiction.
It should be a progression of moods and feelings.
The theme, what's behind the emotion,
the meaning, all that comes later.
- Stanley Kubrick

Frank is such a great visual storyteller,
that if you study his artwork you see that his Sin
City books are already the best movies never seen on the big screen.
- Robert Rodriguez

Well you're talking about a long career,
a lot of movies, a lot of stars.
I guess working with Henry Fonda and Katherine Hepburn was a great privilege.
- Mark Rydell

And I believe that you never be limited in what you do,
so I like to do movies, I like to do television.
- Harvey Fierstein


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