When someone does something good, applaud! You will make two people happy.
No agency is better than its account executives.
I don't think anyone should write their autobiography until after they're dead.
A bachelor's life is no life for a single man.
I seriously object to seeing on the screen what belongs in the bedroom.
Here I am paying big money to you writers and what for? All you do is change the words.
Every director bites the hand that lays the golden egg.
That's the trouble with directors. Always biting the hand that lays the golden egg.
Color television! Bah, I won't believe it until I see it in black and white.
Too caustic? To hell with the costs, we'll make the picture anyway.
People always say to me, 'It must have been wonderful coming from old Hollywood, with all those movie stars,' but I never knew anyone. I didn't even know who Charlie Chaplin was. My parents really kept me away from it all.
Let's have some new cliches.
We want a story that starts out with an earthquake and works its way up to a climax.
Our comedies are not to be laughed at.
The independents who were our fiercest competitors all succumbed to the one-hit-makes-you-a-genius philosophy. It is a mistake to think you have the magic touch. Show business is roulette. If you start to play for stakes you can't afford, there's no way you can survive.
Ill give you a definite maybe.
I can give you a definite perhaps.
Pictures are for entertainment, messages should be delivered by Western Union.
I'll take fifty percent efficiency to get one hundred percent loyalty.
No person who is enthusiastic about his work has anything to fear from life.