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Movies Quotes

– “A film is – or should be – more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings. The theme, what’s behind the emotion, the meaning, all that comes later.” – Stanley Kubrick

– “A film is a petrified fountain of thought.” – Jean Cocteau

– “A film is never really good unless the camera is an eye in the head of a poet.” – Orson Welles

– “A good film is when the price of the dinner, the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it.” – Alfred Hitchcock

– “A lot of movies are about life, mine are like a slice of cake.” – Alfred Hitchcock

– “A story should have a beginning, a middle, and an end… but not necessarily in that order.” – Jean-Luc Godard

– “A wide screen just makes a bad film twice as bad.” – Samuel Goldwyn

– “Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.” – Mary Pickford

– “And in movies you must be a gambler. To produce films is to gamble.” – Douglas Sirk

– “Cinema is a matter of what’s in the frame and what’s out.” – Martin Scorsese

– “Cinema is the most beautiful fraud in the world.” – Jean-Luc Godard

– “Citizen Kane is perhaps the one American talking picture that seems as fresh now as the day it opened. It may seem even fresher.” – Pauline Kael

– “Even if I set out to make a film about a fillet of sole, it would be about me.” – Federico Fellini

– “Every great film should seem new every time you see it.” – Roger Ebert

– “Every single art form is involved in film, in a way.” – Sydney Pollack

– “Everybody’s a filmmaker today.” – John Milius

– “Everyone told me to pass on Speed because it was a «bus movie.»” – Sandra Bullock

– “Everything makes me nervous – except making films.” – Elizabeth Taylor

– “Film lovers are sick people.” – Francois Truffaut

– “Film spectators are quiet vampires.” – Jim Morrison

Failure Quotes

– “If you’re doing your best, you won’t have any time to worry about failure.” – Quoted in P.S. I Love You, compiled by H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

– “Failure is an event, never a person.” – William D. Brown, Welcome Stress!

– “The only time you don’t fail is the last time you try anything – and it works.” – William Strong

– “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas Edison

– “I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.” – Bill Cosby

– “There is no failure except in no longer trying.” – Elbert Hubbard

– “Supposing you have tried and failed again and again. You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call “failure” is not the falling down, but the staying down.” – Mary Pickford

– “Try again. Fail again. Fail better.” – Samuel Beckett

– “Failure doesn’t mean you are a failure… it just means you haven’t succeeded yet.” – Robert Schuller

– “One fails forward toward success.” – Charles F. Kettering

– “One must be a god to be able to tell successes from failures without making a mistake.” – Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

– “A man may fall many times, but he won’t be a failure until he says that someone pushed him.” – Elmer G. Letterman

– “Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald