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Samuel Goldwyn Quotes

Birth Date: 1882-08-27 (Sunday, August 27th, 1882)
Date of Death: 1974-01-31 (Thursday, January 31st, 1974)


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Samuel Goldwyn and Edgar Selwyn establish Goldwyn Pictures (the company later became one of the most successful independent filmmakers).Sunday, November 19th, 1916


    • Include me out.
    • Keep a stiff upper chin.
    • They stayed away in droves.
    • I'll give you a definite maybe.
    • That's our strongest weak point.
    • A hospital is no place to be sick.
    • Flashbacks are a thing of the past.
    • The harder I work the luckier I get.
    • God makes stars. I just produce them.
    • Tell them to put more life into dying.
    • Our comedies are not to be laughed at.
    • What we need now is some new, fresh cliches.
    • If I look confused it's because I'm thinking.
    • A bachelor's life is no life for a single man.
    • When I want your opinion I will give it to you.
    • A wide screen just makes a bad film twice as bad.
    • Never make forecasts, especially about the future.
    • Give me a smart idiot over a stupid genius any day.
    • It's absolutely impossible, but it has possibilities.
    • Every director bites the hand that lays the golden egg.
    • A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it's written on.
    • Don't worry about the war. It's all over but the shooting.
    • Go see it and see for yourself why you shouldn't go see it.
    • Spare no expense to make everything as economical as possible.
    • If I could drop dead right now, I'd be the happiest man alive.
    • [A movie] should start with an earthquake and build to a climax.
    • Don't pay any attention to the critics - don't even ignore them.
    • Why did you name him Sam? Every Tom, Dick and Harry is named Sam!
    • Put it out of your mind. In no time, it will be a forgotten memory.
    • Anyone who would go to a psychiatrist ought to have his head examined!
    • I never put on a pair of shoes until I've worn them at least five years.
    • Give me a couple of years, and I'll make that actress an overnight success.
    • Pictures are for entertainment, messages should be delivered by Western Union.
    • If I were in this business only for the business, I wouldn't be in this business.
    • I hate a man who always says yes to me. When I say no I like a man who also says no.
    • From success you get a lot of things, but not that great inside thing that love brings you.
    • I don't want any yes-men around me. I want everyone to tell the truth - even though it costs him his job.
    • Why should people go out and pay to see bad movies when they can stay home and see bad television for nothing.
    • samuel goldwyn

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