"A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness."
Robert Frost

"If moderation is a fault, then indifference is a crime."
Jack Kerouac

"More business is lost every year through neglect than through any other cause."
Rose Kennedy

"And I have exposed myself to art so that my work has something beyond just the usual potter."
Beatrice Wood

"Big words seldom accompany good deeds."
Charlotte Whitton

"I never studied film formally at school, but as a kid, I spent most of my time in cinemas."
Wong Kar-wai

"If you just love movies enough, you can make a good one."
Quentin Tarantino

"I'm not interested in seeing a film just made by a woman - not unless she is looking for new images."
Agnes Varda

"Negativity is the enemy of creativity."
David Lynch

"Is the cinema more important than life?"
Francois Truffaut

"People are in such a hurry to launch their product or business that they seldom look at marketing from a bird's eye view and they don't create a systematic plan."
Dave Ramsey

"I try to just make what I want to make or what I would want to see. I try not to think about the audience too much."
Sofia Coppola

"Power means happiness; power means hard work and sacrifice."
Beyonce Knowles

"My favourite genre lies inside myself, and as I follow my favourite stories, characters and images, it sums up to a certain genre."
Bong Joon-ho

"I made so many films which were more important, but the only one people ever want to talk about is that one with Bogart."
Ingrid Bergman

"Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad."
Salvador Dali

"Things danced on the screen do not look the way they do on the stage. On the stage, dancing is three-dimensional, but a motion picture is two-dimensional."
Gene Kelly

"Certain subjects may no longer be taboo in cinema. But there are ways to treat them that still create shock."
Park Chan-wook

"A bookstore is one of the only pieces of evidence we have that people are still thinking."
Jerry Seinfeld

"The best solutions are often simple, yet unexpected."
Julian Casablancas

"Good copy can't be written with tongue in cheek, written just for a living. You've got to believe in the product."
David Ogilvy

"Publishing your work is important...The editor will say something, friends will mention it. You will learn."
Tim Cahill

"Filmgoers are starved for new ideas, voices and visions."
Robert Redford

"Sometimes when you're heavy into the shooting or editing of a picture, you get to the point where you don't know if you could ever do it again."
Martin Scorsese

"Cinema is universal, beyond flags and borders and passports."
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

"I don't intentionally make my films with the express goal of surprising the viewer."
Bong Joon-ho

"A film set is a workplace for me; it's my office, and nobody really wants to be in a stressful work environment."
Park Chan-wook

"Well, first of all, you read the script a million times. Because what the script gives you are given circumstances. Given circumstances are all the facts of your character."
Viola Davis

"Many a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising."
Mark Twain

"All art is autobiographical. The pearl is the oyster's autobiography."
Federico Fellini

Next >

Submit quote