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Pollack Quotes

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

Related topics: Movies

Well Sid Pollack was...
He was I would say probably, probably the most influential on me.
- Dabney Coleman

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

I think it's a terrible shame that politics has become show business.
- Sydney Pollack

 

I want to give my compliments to Australia.
Ever since your government paid a few million dollars
for a Jackson Pollack painting,
I figure that it must be a marvellous country.
- Morton Feldman

Well, the wonderful thing about making movies,
oddly enough, is that they're sort of highly motivated
graduate studies in one or another field.
- Sydney Pollack

You know, essentially when you do a play you're reinterpreting
a work of art that already exists.
That's not what happens with a movie.
- Sydney Pollack

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Well, I was born and raised in the Midwest,
in Indiana specifically, and my childhood was full of weekend movies,
you know, the Saturday and Sunday popcorn movies.
- Sydney Pollack

I've produced my own films for twenty years now -
it means I have to talk to less people.
- Sydney Pollack

I mean, certainly writing, painting,
photography,
dance, architecture, there is an aspect of almost every
art form that is useful and that merges into film in some way.
- Sydney Pollack

But, I've made films in Japan, in Yugoslavia,
all over Europe, all over the United States,
Mexico, but not Hollywood.
- Sydney Pollack

I mean, the truth of the matter is, I like the failures
as much as I like the successes,
it's only the world that doesn't like the failures.
- Sydney Pollack

I mean, movies are like your kids or your fingers and toes or something,
it's pretty hard to pick favorites.
- Sydney Pollack

The very reasons sometimes that you make a film are
the reasons for its failure.
- Sydney Pollack

Film is a collective experience, as you know.
- Sydney Pollack

No, I never went to college.
Always regretted it, always envied people who did.
- Sydney Pollack

Burt Lancaster was largely responsible for me becoming a director.
- Sydney Pollack

And I taught acting for years, and without knowing
it that was the real thing that started bending me toward directing.
- Sydney Pollack

You are not an active creator of the film.
- Sydney Pollack

Well, there's no question that a good script is an absolutely essential,
maybe the essential thing for a movie.
- Sydney Pollack

I found it all very scary.
This fairytale gets built around you -
as if you've been walking through the streets and then
Sydney Pollack sees you and goes,
'I'll put you in something!'
- Julia Ormond

I didn't believe that I'd ever be lucky enough to be
able to make a living as an actor.
- Sydney Pollack

You don't normally do another presentation of All About Eve.
You do one All About Eve, and that's it.
- Sydney Pollack

I personally have never made a movie in Hollywood,
because I don't want to get up in my own bed and then go to the movie set,
and then come home at night to my real life.
- Sydney Pollack

I don't know about liberal bias, but people of a liberal
mentality are probably attracted in greater numbers
to the arts than people of a conservative mentality.
- Sydney Pollack

We talked about Tootsie, the idea in Tootsie is that
a man becomes a better man for having been a woman.
- Sydney Pollack

I didn't grow up thinking of movies as film,
or art, but as movies, something to do on a Saturday afternoon.
- Sydney Pollack

Reading a novel of a private experience,
very, very different, the nature of it is very different.
- Sydney Pollack

With a movie you're creating from the beginning this particular work,
let's not call it work of art, because very few movies are works of art,
let's just call them bits of popular culture,
whatever they are, sometimes very rarely by accident
a movie becomes a work of art.
- Sydney Pollack

I mean, certainly it's the single biggest event,
I think, in terms of popular entertainment,
or art even, if you say that, of the 20th Century.
It's been film.
It's the 20th Century's real art form.
- Sydney Pollack

By that I mean, I think that it is true that politics
and political heroes have to satisfy our need to be
greater than mortal in some way,
and that's led them into creating illusions,
sound bites, focus groups that tell you what to do.
- Sydney Pollack

I mean, I don't know anything else that I would try to do,
but it's a very frustrating thing to do,
because you are trying to take what's a fantasy in
your head and make it live through the minds of 200 people.
- Sydney Pollack

For example, a man who might not have enormous charisma,
who could be president 40 years ago,
and who was a deserving president,
I don't know that George Washington would be a president today,
I don't know that Abe Lincoln would,
I don't know that Roosevelt would.
- Sydney Pollack

A Single Generosity Enlarges the World.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
- Lao Tzu (Chinese Proverb)

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle,
and the life of the candle will not be shortened.
Happiness never decreases by being shared.
- The Buddha

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

All the darkness of the world cannot
extinguish the light of a single candle,
yet one candle can illuminate all the darkness.
- Jewish Hanukah Prayer

To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act
is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Confidence is the most important single factor in this game,
and no matter how great your natural talent,
there is only one way to obtain and sustain it: work.
- Jack Nicklaus

A single event can awaken a stranger totally unknown to us.
To live is to be slowly born.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment
before starting to improve the world.
- Anne Frank

Neither should a ship rely on one small anchor,
nor should life rest on a single hope.
- Epictetus

All the great things are simple,
and many can be expressed in a single word:
freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
- Winston Churchill

The flower which is single need not envy
the thorns that are numerous.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Do the difficult things while they are easy
and do the great things while they are small.
A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.
- Lao Tzu

A single rose can be my garden...
a single friend, my world.
- Leo Buscaglia

Consciously adopt the mindset of a young child,
to whom all of life is a grand adventure.
Life is your playground.
Fashion grand castles and sweeping boulevards,
defeat fire-breathing dragons,
leap tall buildings in a single bound.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
- Aristotle

If you plan for a year, plant a seed.
If for ten years, plant a tree.
If for a hundred years, teach the people.
When you sow a seed once, you will reap a single harvest.
When you teach the people, you will reap a hundred harvests.
- Kuan Chung

I am so clever that sometimes I don't
understand a single word of what I am saying.
- Oscar Wilde

Two souls with but a single thought,
Two hearts that beat as one.
- Friedrich Halm

No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right;
a single experiment can prove me wrong.
- Albert Einstein

Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
- Aristotle

As a single footstep will not make a path on the earth,
so a single thought will not make a pathway in the mind.
To make a deep physical path, we walk again and again.
To make a deep mental path, we must think over and over
the kind of thoughts we wish to dominate our lives.
- Henry David Thoreau

A man's interest in a single bluebird
is worth more than a complete but dry list
of the fauna and flora of a town.
- Henry David Thoreau

As I've said many times, the single most oppressed
class in America right now is the teenager.
- Joe Bob Briggs

All of the books in the world contain no more information
than is broadcast as video in a single large American city in a single year.
Not all bits have equal value.
- Carl Sagan

The most important single ingredient in the formula
of success is knowing how to get along with people.
- Theodore Roosevelt

The Internet is the most important single development
in the history of human communication since the invention of call waiting.
- Dave Barry

I think of my peace paintings as one long poem,
with each painting being a single stanza.
- Robert Indiana

In my opinion, no single design is apt to be optimal for everyone.
- Donald Norman

Few of the many wise apothegms which have been uttered
have prevented a single foolish action.
- Thomas B. Macaulay

Sites need to be able to interact in one single,
universal space.
- Tim Berners-Lee

When you are young and healthy, it never occurs to
you that in a single second your whole life could change.
- Annette Funicello

It is not easy to see how the more extreme forms of
nationalism can long survive when men have seen the
Earth in its true perspective as a single small globe against the stars.
- Arthur C. Clarke

Will power is only the tensile strength of one's own disposition.
One cannot increase it by a single ounce.
- Cesare Pavese

What is free time? I'm a single mother.
My free moments are filled with loving my little girl.
- Roma Downey

Every single soul is a poem.
- Michael Franti

To build may have to be the slow and laborious task of years.
To destroy can be the thoughtless act of a single day.
- Winston Churchill

When I stand before God at the end of my life,
I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left,
and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
- Erma Bombeck


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