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I wish you well and I hope it will be a huge hit,
because that would be very good for me.
And if, God forbid, it's a terrible flop,
well that would be very good for me.
- Jonathan Harris

The only thing that's been a worse flop than the organization
of non-violence has been the organization of violence.
- Joan Baez

Nonviolence is a flop.
The only bigger flop is violence.
- Joan Baez

The second half of the twentieth century is a complete flop.
- Isaac Bashevis Singer

 

I prefer to remake flops.
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels was a remake of a flop,
and The Quiet American is a remake of a flop.
- Michael Caine

A couple of flop plays, a death in the family,
and it could all collapse.
- Patrick Marber

If I flop, let 'em pan me.
- Knute Rockne

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The do-it-yourself version of pensions is a flop,
as many Americans have painfully learned.
- William Greider

You write a hit the same way you write a flop.
- Alan Jay Lerner

I'll be a flop in movies.
Besides, I don't like 'em, and I never did believe
there was a place called Hollywood.
Somebody made it up!
- Patsy Kelly

One of the best things that ever happened to me was
Rocky Horror being a total flop in New York as a play.
I mean, it was a disaster, and it was the night of
the long knives as far as the critics were concerned.
- Tim Curry

I think that you get the mood of a song stronger if
you get it right that way.
On the other hand, you put some songs out live and they don't catch flight.
They just flop.
It is hard to tell until they are out there.
- Peter Gabriel

It takes time and energy, and if I'm working,
then I'd rather flop in front of the telly than put
on a tiny dress and work out how to get myself to God knows where.
I mean, lazy some would call it.
- Daisy Donovan

It is explained that all relationships require a little give and take.
This is untrue.
Any partnership demands that we give and give and give and at the last,
as we flop into our graves exhausted,
we are told that we didn't give enough.
- Quentin Crisp

You do the work and you want people to see it;
but,
um while I'm doing the work, the result doesn't matter at all to me.
Ultimately, I don't, I don't care whether the film is -
you know -
some big giant box-office bonanza and I don't care if its a complete flop.
To me, when a film gets made and it's actually finished it's a success.
They're all a success in their own way.
- Johnny Depp

And that's just what I'm saying.
I would never want to be like certain people,
who change the way they dress, go out in disguise,
wear a big floppy hat and dark shades.
I would hate that.
- Todd Solondz

I mean, this whole digital revolution is really eroding
the director's importance on a movie because,
number one, just from a practical standpoint,
with floppy disks and the ability to put all of the film onto a disk,
more people have access to the movie.
- John Frankenheimer

Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been
a girl to miss out on any of the courses.
- Rosalind Russell

I had flops, I had success.
- Agnes Varda

I'll match my flops with anybody's but I wouldn't have missed 'em.
- Rosalind Russell

I always say that you should remake flops,
not hits.
- Richard Benjamin

You learn more from the flops than you do from the hits.
- Theodore Bikel

Yes, I am a failed playwright.
I had three shows on Broadway by the time I was 30.
They all flopped, and I fled.
- William Goldman

An artist must be a reactionary.
He has to stand out against the tenor of the age and not go flopping along.
- Andre Maurois

There is more value in a very good painting
that is completed and on display,
than in an excellent painting
that is still in the artist's studio,
or perhaps still in his mind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

That's the motivation of an artist -
to seek attention of some kind.
- James Taylor

An artist never really finishes his work,
he merely abandons it.
- Paul Valery

A great artist is always before his time or behind it.
- George Edward Moore

I am not a great cook, I am not a great artist,
but I love art, and I love food, so I am the perfect traveller.
- Michael Palin

Every human is an artist.
The dream of your life is to make beautiful art.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz

The artist in me cries out for design.
- Robert Frost

Art is a collaboration between God and the artist,
and the less the artist does the better.
- Andre Gide

Every other artist begins with a blank canvas,
a piece of paper the photographer begins with the finished product.
- Edward Steichen

The artist's world is limitless.
It can be found anywhere, far from where he lives or a few feet away.
It is always on his doorstep.
- Paul Strand

I think an artist's responsibility is more complex than people realize.
- Jodie Foster

The history of modern art is also the history of the
progressive loss of art's audience.
Art has increasingly become the concern of the artist
and the bafflement of the public.
- Paul Gauguin

The house has to please everyone, contrary to the work of art which does not.
The work is a private matter for the artist.
The house is not.
- Adolf Loos

It is only after years of preparation that the young
artist should touch color -
not color used descriptively,
that is, but as a means of personal expression.
- Henri Matisse

I love power.
But it is as an artist that I love it.
I love it as a musician loves his violin,
to draw out its sounds and chords and harmonies.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

Every artist dips his brush in his own soul,
and paints his own nature into his pictures.
- Henry Ward Beecher

The artist who aims at perfection in everything achieves it in nothing.
- Eugene Delacroix

To an engineer, good enough means perfect.
With an artist, there's no such thing as perfect.
- Alexander Calder

Even a true artist does not always produce art.
- Carroll O'Connor

The moment you cheat for the sake of beauty,
you know you're an artist.
- David Hockney

I've been called many names like perfectionist,
difficult and obsessive.
I think it takes obsession, takes searching for the
details for any artist to be good.
- Barbra Streisand

The writer, when he is also an artist,
is someone who admits what others don't dare reveal.
- Elia Kazan

An artist is never ahead of his time but most people are far behind theirs.
- Edgard Varese

Every artist writes his own autobiography.
- Henry Ellis

Every production of an artist should be the expression
of an adventure of his soul.
- W. Somerset Maugham

An artist is somebody who produces things that people don't need to have.
- Andy Warhol

An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.
- James Whistler

I don't think there's any artist of any value who doesn't
doubt what they're doing.
- Francis Ford Coppola

The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place:
from the sky,
from the earth, from a scrap of paper,
from a passing shape, from a spider's web.
- Pablo Picasso

An artist cannot fail; it is a success to be one.
- Charles Horton Cooley

A group or an artist shouldn't get his money until his boss gets his.
- Bobby Darin

To send light into the darkness of men's hearts -
such is the duty of the artist.
- Robert Schumann

I'm not a driven businessman, but a driven artist.
I never think about money.
Beautiful things make money.
- Lord Acton

The artist belongs to his work, not the work to the artist.
- Novalis

An artist is a dreamer consenting to dream of the actual world.
- George Santayana

An artist is always alone - if he is an artist.
No, what the artist needs is loneliness.
- Henry Miller

Mournful and yet grand is the destiny of the artist.
- Franz Liszt

I am just an artist.
- Andres Serrano

I think we have to bottom out.
When the studios jump out of the ring,
perhaps the artist can get back in.
- Don Bluth

I think it all comes back to being very selfish as an artist.
I mean, I really do just write and record what interests
me and I do approach the stage shows in much the same way.
- David Bowie

As an artist I have an even more abiding interest in
the compact between the Arts and Government.
- Theodore Bikel

As an artist I'd choose the thing that's beautiful
more than the one that's true.
- Laurie Anderson

I'm an artist and I can draw very well.
I'm amazed that everybody can't draw well because I
can do it so effortlessly.
- Jerry Lawler

It is frequently the tragedy of the great artist,
as it is of the great scientist, that he frightens the ordinary man.
- Loren Eiseley

A work of art is one through which the consciousness
of the artist is able to give its emotions to anyone
who is prepared to receive them.
There is no such thing as bad art.
- Muriel Rukeyser

I've spent my life pursing excellence as an artist,
which is what I always wanted to do anyhow.
- Claire Bloom

Western art is built on the biographical passion of one artist for another.
- Jim Dine


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