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Top 40 Samuel Goldwyn Quotes (FILM PRODUCER)

Top 10 Most Famous Samuel Goldwyn Quotes (BEST)

“No person who is enthusiastic about his work has anything to fear from life. All the opportunities in the world are waiting to be grasped by people who are in love with what they’re doing.”

Samuel Goldwyn
The harder I work, the luckier I get.
The harder I work, the luckier I get.
I think luck is the sense to recognize an opportunity and the ability to take advantage of it… The man who can smile at his breaks and grab his chances gets on.
I think luck is the sense to recognize an opportunity and the ability to take advantage of it… The man who can smile at his breaks and grab his chances gets on.
From success you get a lot of things, but not that great inside thing that love brings you.
From success you get a lot of things, but not that great inside thing that love brings you.
Some of the regrets I've had about my own career are things I have not done that I should have done. More than some of the things that I've done.
Some of the regrets I’ve had about my own career are things I have not done that I should have done. More than some of the things that I’ve done.
Ninety percent of the art of living consists of getting along with people you cannot stand.
Ninety percent of the art of living consists of getting along with people you cannot stand.
Give me a smart idiot over a stupid genius any day.
Give me a smart idiot over a stupid genius any day.
I don't want any yes-men around me. I want everybody to tell me the truth even if it costs them their job.
I don’t want any yes-men around me. I want everybody to tell me the truth even if it costs them their job.
I'll take fifty percent efficiency to get one hundred percent loyalty.
I’ll take fifty percent efficiency to get one hundred percent loyalty.
If I were in this business only for the business, I wouldn't be in this business.
If I were in this business only for the business, I wouldn’t be in this business.

3 InspirationalSamuel Goldwyn Quotes About Life

You've got to take the bitter with the sour.
You’ve got to take the bitter with the sour.
When someone does something good, applaud! You will make two people happy.
When someone does something good, applaud! You will make two people happy.
Don't let your opinion sway your judgment.
Don’t let your opinion sway your judgment.

6 Samuel Goldwyn Quotes About Movies and Being a Director

“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.”

Samuel Goldwyn
That's the trouble with directors. Always biting the hand that lays the golden egg.
That’s the trouble with directors. Always biting the hand that lays the golden egg.
Give me a couple of years, and I'll make that actress an overnight success.
Give me a couple of years, and I’ll make that actress an overnight success.
If you don't dissagree with me, how will I know I'm right?
If you don’t dissagree with me, how will I know I’m right?
Why should people go out and pay money to see bad films when they can stay at home and see bad television for nothing?
Why should people go out and pay money to see bad films when they can stay at home and see bad television for nothing?

“The Oscars are a lot different when you are a nominee. You walk around with this big smile on your face, and everyone, even people who work for rival film companies, tells you they voted for you.”

Samuel Goldwyn

7 Thought-provoking Samuel Goldwyn Quotes that Will Make You Think

A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it's written on.
A verbal contract isn’t worth the paper it’s written on.
A hospital is no place to be sick.
A hospital is no place to be sick.
Any man who goes to a psychiatrist ought to have his head examined.
Any man who goes to a psychiatrist ought to have his head examined.
I'm living beyond my means, but I can afford it.
I’m living beyond my means, but I can afford it.
I won't say yes, and I won't say no - but I'm giving you a definite maybe.
I won’t say yes, and I won’t say no – but I’m giving you a definite maybe.
A bachelor's life is no life for a single man.
A bachelor’s life is no life for a single man.
If I look confused it is because I am thinking.
If I look confused it is because I am thinking.

8 FunnySamuel Goldwyn Quotes

I'm willing to admit that I may not always be right, but I am never wrong.
I’m willing to admit that I may not always be right, but I am never wrong.
Gentlemen, include me out.
Gentlemen, include me out.
Coffee isn't my cup of tea.
Coffee isn’t my cup of tea.
The scene is dull. Tell him to put more life into his dying.
The scene is dull. Tell him to put more life into his dying.
Color television! Bah, I won't believe it until I see it in black and white.
Color television! Bah, I won’t believe it until I see it in black and white.
Pictures are for entertainment, messages should be delivered by Western Union.
Pictures are for entertainment, messages should be delivered by Western Union.
It's more than magnificent - it's mediocre.
It’s more than magnificent – it’s mediocre.
Our comedies are not to be laughed at.
Our comedies are not to be laughed at.

2 Samuel Goldwyn Quotes on Money and Expenses

Spare no expense to save money on this one.
Spare no expense to save money on this one.
Here I am paying big money to you writers and what for All you do is change the words.
Here I am paying big money to you writers and what for? All you do is change the words.

4 Samuel Goldwyn Quotes on Death

If I could drop dead right now, I'd be the happiest man alive.
If I could drop dead right now, I’d be the happiest man alive.
I don't think anyone should write their autobiography until after they're dead.
I don’t think anyone should write their autobiography until after they’re dead.
The reason so many people turned up at his funeral is that they wanted to make sure he was dead.
The reason so many people turned up at his funeral is that they wanted to make sure he was dead.
If Roosevelt were alive today, he'd turn over in his grave.
If Roosevelt were alive today, he’d turn over in his grave.

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