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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

Funny Failure Quotes

If at first you don’t succeed, destroy all evidence that you have tried. – Rule of Failure

Show me a good and gracious loser and I’ll show you a failure. – Knute Rockne

All the world loves a good loser. – Kin Hubbard

There is no failure except in no longer trying. There is no defeat except from within, no really insurmountable barrier save our own inherent weakness of purpose. – Kin Hubbard

I had a mother who taught me there is no such thing as failure. It is just a temporary postponement of success. – Buddy Ebsen

If you know you are going to fail, then fail gloriously! – Cate Blanchett

The happy people are failures because they are on such good terms with themselves they don’t give a damn. – Agatha Christie

They stayed away in droves. – Samuel Goldwyn

If at first you don’t succeed, failure may be your style. – Quentin Crisp