Quotes and Sayings about Wood



"Woody Allen sets are very quiet. Extraordinary sense of power from a man who doesn't do anything except just stand there."
- F. Murray Abraham
(Related: Power, Man, Quiet, Sense)

"Home wasn't built in a day."
- Jane Sherwood Ace
(Related: Home, Day)

"Time wounds all heels."
- Jane Sherwood Ace
(Related: Time, Wounds)

"Hollywood looks to these young people now to say something to the world. I have nothing against that, I think a lot of people have things to say. But I think you need life experience."
- Sasha Alexander
(Related: Experience, Life, People, Hollywood, Nothing, Now, World)

"In the middle of the journey of our life I came to myself within a dark wood where the straight way was lost."
- Dante Alighieri
(Related: Life, Journey, Wood)

"You can take all the sincerity in Hollywood, place it in the navel of a fruit fly and still have room enough for three caraway seeds and a producer's heart."
- Fred Allen
(Related: Heart, Hollywood, Sincerity)

"Hollywood is a place where people from Iowa mistake each other for stars."
- Fred Allen
(Related: Mistake, People, Hollywood, Stars)

"An associate producer is the only guy in Hollywood who will associate with a producer."
- Fred Allen
(Related: Hollywood, Will)

"I've never been an intellectual but I have this look."
- Woody Allen
"Life is divided into the horrible and the miserable."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Life)

"Life doesn't imitate art, it imitates bad television."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Life, Art, Television)

"It's not that I'm afraid to die. I just don't want to be there when it happens."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Want)

"It seemed the world was divided into good and bad people. The good ones slept better while the bad ones seemed to enjoy the waking hours much more."
- Woody Allen
(Related: People, Waking, World)

"It is impossible to experience one's death objectively and still carry a tune."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Death, Experience)

"In my house I'm the boss, my wife is just the decision maker."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Boss, Wife, Decision)

"In California, they don't throw their garbage away - they make it into TV shows."
- Woody Allen
"In Beverly Hills... they don't throw their garbage away. They make it into television shows."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Television)

"If you're not failing every now and again, it's a sign you're not doing anything very innovative."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Now)

"If you want to make God laugh, tell him about your plans."
- Woody Allen
(Related: God, Want)

"If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name at a Swiss bank."
- Woody Allen
(Related: God, Name)

"I ran into Isosceles. He had a great idea for a new triangle!"
- Woody Allen
(Related: Idea)

"If my films don't show a profit, I know I'm doing something right."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Profit, Right)

"Marriage is the death of hope."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Death, Marriage, Hope)

"I'm very proud of my gold pocket watch. My grandfather, on his deathbed, sold me this watch."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Gold)

"I'm such a good lover because I practice a lot on my own."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Practice)

"I'm not afraid to die, I just don't want to be there when it happens."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Want)

"I'm astounded by people who want to 'know' the universe when it's hard enough to find your way around Chinatown."
- Woody Allen
(Related: People, Universe, Want)

"I'd call him a sadistic, hippophilic necrophile, but that would be beating a dead horse."
- Woody Allen
"I will not eat oysters. I want my food dead. Not sick. Not wounded. Dead."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Food, Oysters, Want, Will)

"I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Love)

"I want to tell you a terrific story about oral contraception. I asked this girl to sleep with me and she said 'No.'"
- Woody Allen
(Related: Sleep, Want)

"I took a speed-reading course and read War and Peace in twenty minutes. It involves Russia."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Peace, War, Russia)

"I think being funny is not anyone's first choice."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Funny, Being, Choice, First)

"I tended to place my wife under a pedestal."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Wife)

"If my films make one more person miserable, I'll feel I have done my job."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Job)

"Students achieving Oneness will move on to Twoness."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Oneness, Students, Will)

"You can live to be a hundred if you give up all the things that make you want to live to be a hundred."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Want)

"Why does man kill? He kills for food. And not only food: frequently there must be a beverage."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Food, Man)

"Why are our days numbered and not, say, lettered?"
- Woody Allen
"Who bothers to cook TV dinners? I suck them frozen."
- Woody Allen
"When we played softball, I'd steal second base, feel guilty and go back."
- Woody Allen
"When I was kidnapped, my parents snapped into action. They rented out my room."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Action, Parents)

"What if nothing exists and we're all in somebody's dream?"
- Woody Allen
(Related: Dream, Nothing)

"What if everything is an illusion and nothing exists? In that case, I definitely overpaid for my carpet."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Illusion, Nothing)

"Tradition is the illusion of permanance."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Illusion, Tradition)

"Time is nature's way of keeping everything from happening at once."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Time, Nature)

"The talent for being happy is appreciating and liking what you have, instead of what you don't have."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Talent, Being)

"Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Life, Loneliness, Misery, Suffering)

"The food here is terrible, and the portions are too small."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Food)

"Man consists of two parts, his mind and his body, only the body has more fun."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Body, Fun, Man, Mind)

"Some guy hit my fender, and I told him, 'Be fruitful and multiply,' but not in those words."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Words)

"Sex without love is a meaningless experience, but as far as meaningless experiences go its pretty damn good."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Love, Experience, Sex, Pretty)

"Seventy percent of success in life is showing up."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Life, Success)

"Right now it's only a notion, but I think I can get the money to make it into a concept, and later turn it into an idea."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Money, Idea, Now, Right)

"Organized crime in America takes in over forty billion dollars a year and spends very little on office supplies."
- Woody Allen
(Related: America, Crime, Office)

"On the plus side, death is one of the few things that can be done as easily lying down ."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Death, Lying)

"Not only is there no God, but try finding a plumber on Sunday."
- Woody Allen
(Related: God)

"My one regret in life is that I am not someone else."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Life, Regret)

"My luck is getting worse and worse. Last night, for instance, I was mugged by a quaker."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Luck, Night)

"Most of the time I don't have much fun. The rest of the time I don't have any fun at all."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Time, Fun, Rest)

"Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Money, Financial, Poverty)

"There are worse things in life than death. Have you ever spent an evening with an insurance salesman?"
- Woody Allen
(Related: Life, Death, Evening)

"The lion and the calf shall lie down together but the calf won't get much sleep."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Lie, Sleep)

"Harvard makes mistakes too, you know. Kissinger taught there."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Mistakes)

"To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition."
- Woody Allen
(Related: God, Opposition)

"I have bad reflexes. I was once run over by a car being pushed by two guys."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Car, Being)

"As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree,' probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on."
- Woody Allen
(Related: God)

"Basically my wife was immature. I'd be at home in the bath and she'd come in and sink my boats."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Home, Wife, Boats)

"Bisexuality immediately doubles your chances for a date on Saturday night."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Night)

"Comedy just pokes at problems, rarely confronts them squarely. Drama is like a plate of meat and potatoes, comedy is rather the dessert, a bit like meringue."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Comedy, Drama, Problems)

"Dying is one of the few things that can be done as easily lying down."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Dying, Lying)

"Eternal nothingness is fine if you happen to be dressed for it."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Nothingness)

"He was so depressed, he tried to commit suicide by inhaling next to an Armenian."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Suicide)

"His lack of education is more than compensated for by his keenly developed moral bankruptcy."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Education)

"I don't think my parents liked me. They put a live teddy bear in my crib."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Parents)

"I had a terrible education. I attended a school for emotionally disturbed teachers."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Education, School, Teachers)

"Eighty percent of success is showing up."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Success)

"I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve it through not dying."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Work, Dying, Immortality, Want)

"I am not afraid of death, I just don't want to be there when it happens."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Death, Want)

"I don't have to 'freedom-kiss' my wife when what I really want to do is French-kiss her."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Wife, Want)

"I don't believe in the after life, although I am bringing a change of underwear."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Change, Life)

"I believe there is something out there watching us. Unfortunately, it's the government."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Government)

"I am two with nature."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Nature)

"I am thankful for laughter, except when milk comes out of my nose."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Laughter)

"I failed to make the chess team because of my height."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Chess)

"Now Autumn's fire burns slowly along the woods and day by day the dead leaves fall and melt."
- William Allingham
(Related: Autumn, Day, Fire, Now)

"What's really exciting for me is communicating to other people and not just going somewhere to make a movie. That's Hollywood to me and it would mean nothing."
- Alejandro Amenabar
(Related: People, Hollywood, Nothing)

"Independent films are where you really get to cut your teeth and have some fun and do the things that mainstream Hollywood doesn't want to do."
- Anthony Anderson
(Related: Fun, Hollywood, Want)

"There's this perception sometimes around here that I'm this Hollywood guy."
- Harry Anderson
(Related: Perception, Hollywood)

"I'm not Hollywood. I'm a Quarter Rat. I belong here."
- Harry Anderson
(Related: Hollywood)

"I am a lover and have not found my thing to love."
- Sherwood Anderson
(Related: Love)

"I go about looking at horses and cattle. They eat grass, make love, work when they have to, bear their young. I am sick with envy of them."
- Sherwood Anderson
(Related: Work, Love, Envy, Horses)

"Everyone in the world is Christ and they are all crucified."
- Sherwood Anderson
(Related: Christ, World)

"That in the beginning when the world was young there were a great many thoughts but no such thing as truth. Man made the truths himself and each truth was a composite of a great many vague thoughts. All about in the world were truths and they were all beautiful."
- Sherwood Anderson
(Related: Truth, Thoughts, Beginning, Man, World)

"But in Japan, there's nothing like that, since the temple is made of wood. The divine spirit inside the building is eternal, so the enclosure doesn't have to be."
- Tadao Ando
(Related: Temple, Building, Nothing, Spirit, Wood)

"I'm often asked if I regret not going to Hollywood. I'm glad I didn't go, because if I had I wouldn't have my extended family, which is the fabric of my life. Only recently have I realised how special and unusual it is."
- Francesca Annis
(Related: Family, Life, Hollywood, Regret)

"Hollywood is like being nowhere and talking to nobody about nothing."
- Michelangelo Antonioni
(Related: Being, Hollywood, Nothing, Talking)

"Mr. Reagan spent World War II, the global conflict fought and won by his generation, making training films in Hollywood."
- R. W. Apple, Jr.
(Related: War, Conflict, Hollywood, Training, World, World war)

"Motion-picture studio floors used to be all wooden and not smooth at all. This was difficult when moving a camera around on a dolly."
- Desi Arnaz
"In Hollywood there are a lot of very insecure men running the business."
- Rosanna Arquette
(Related: Business, Men, Hollywood, Running)

"We continued to move forward without loss of time, hoping to be able to reach the wood described by the Indians before all our horses should become exhausted."
- William Henry Ashley
(Related: Time, Horses, Loss, Wood)

"I don't champion the idea of being in a Hollywood movie. I never had fun in one of them."
- Armand Assante
(Related: Idea, Being, Fun, Hollywood)

"I never pursued Hollywood banging my drum, because I was never in a film big enough to do that."
- Armand Assante
(Related: Film, Hollywood)

"I stopped courting Hollywood a long time ago."
- Armand Assante
(Related: Time, Hollywood)

"Old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read."
- Athenaeus
(Related: Trust, Friends, Old, Wine, Wood)

"Hollywood wants press, any kind of press."
- Christopher Atkins
(Related: Hollywood, Press)

"I figured that, if you do a vampire movie in Hollywood, you've made it."
- Christopher Atkins
(Related: Hollywood)

"Knowing who the actors were as you were designing them helped, with Catherine's beauty and Renee's frailty, they directed me visually just by who they were."
- Colleen Atwood
(Related: Beauty, Actors)

"The reward is that you can actually create a world separate from reality with a story, actors, music, and camera design. When it works it can entertain, move people and teach us all."
- Colleen Atwood
(Related: Design, Music, People, Actors, Reality, Reward, World)

"The designs were based on quite a lot of research of what a movie musical is, filtered through the eyes of today. If we'd gone strictly with the '20s, the movement would have been impaired."
- Colleen Atwood
(Related: Eyes, Research, Today)

"The costumes had to serve the choreography."
- Colleen Atwood
"Some of the kimonos took as long as four to five months to make, with all the layers that go into it."
- Colleen Atwood
(Related: Months)

"Sleepy Hollow had a lot of action in it, even though it was a fairy-tale movie."
- Colleen Atwood
(Related: Action)

"On Planet of the Apes, I had a very knowledgeable team who knew good materials, but I had one main source person who worked online and on the street continually looking for the proper materials."
- Colleen Atwood
"Costumes are the first impression that you have of the character before they open their mouth-it really does establish who they are."
- Colleen Atwood
(Related: Impression, Character, First, Open)

"In Chicago, I walked in knowing what the dancers were going to need."
- Colleen Atwood
(Related: Chicago)

"If you want someone to feel warm, you dress them in a warm color and put a warm light on them and you get the picture. Sometimes, all that needs pushing a little bit to help tell the story."
- Colleen Atwood
(Related: Dress, Help, Light, Needs, Want)

"I've always loved movies, art and clothes."
- Colleen Atwood
(Related: Art, Movies, Clothes)

"I'd seen the current stage production and the 1975 production of Chicago. I liked them both very much, but I didn't use them necessarily as inspiration."
- Colleen Atwood
(Related: Inspiration, Chicago, Production)

"I had to work out that it was something that could move, without having everybody in spray painted leotards."
- Colleen Atwood
(Related: Work)

"Each simian had a much different body suit, so besides trying to define class across species, there was a definite attempt to dress each group in different styles."
- Colleen Atwood
(Related: Body, Class, Dress, Trying)

"As a designer, you have to solve a lot of problems. Even though people are wearing clothes that are supposed to look beautiful, they'll have to do all kinds of things."
- Colleen Atwood
(Related: People, Clothes, Problems)

"Planet of the Apes was a gigantic challenge, making the clothes work so people could do stunts and action in the clothes. I really learned a lot about that in that movie."
- Colleen Atwood
(Related: Work, People, Action, Challenge, Clothes)

"In real life, a lot of people at that level will have their kimonos made especially for them."
- Colleen Atwood
(Related: Life, People, Will)

"Popular art is the dream of society; it does not examine itself."
- Margaret Atwood
(Related: Art, Dream, Society, Popular)

"Never pray for justice, because you might get some."
- Margaret Atwood
(Related: Justice)

"In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt."
- Margaret Atwood
(Related: Day, End, Spring)

"The answers you get from literature depend on the questions you pose."
- Margaret Atwood
(Related: Answers, Literature, Questions)

"I hope that people will finally come to realize that there is only one 'race' - the human race - and that we are all members of it."
- Margaret Atwood
(Related: People, Hope, Race, Will)

"Myths can't be translated as they did in their ancient soil. We can only find our own meaning in our own time."
- Margaret Atwood
(Related: Time, Meaning, Myths)

"The beginning of Canadian cultural nationalism was not 'Am I really that oppressed?' but 'Am I really that boring?'"
- Margaret Atwood
(Related: Beginning, Nationalism)

"The Eskimos had fifty-two names for snow because it was important to them: there ought to be as many for love."
- Margaret Atwood
(Related: Love, Names, Snow)

"The story as told in The Odyssey doesn't hold water. There are too many inconsistencies."
- Margaret Atwood
(Related: Water)

"This above all, to refuse to be a victim."
- Margaret Atwood
"War is what happens when language fails."
- Margaret Atwood
(Related: War, Language)

"We still think of a powerful man as a born leader and a powerful woman as an anomaly."
- Margaret Atwood
(Related: Leader, Man, Woman)

"We thought we were running away from the grownups, and now we are the grownups."
- Margaret Atwood
(Related: Thought, Now, Running)

"Their mothers had finally caught up to them and been proven right. There were consequences after all but they were the consequences to things you didn't even know you'd done."
- Margaret Atwood
(Related: Consequences, Mothers, Right)

"An eye for an eye only leads to more blindness."
- Margaret Atwood
(Related: Blindness, Eye)

"If the national mental illness of the United States is megalomania, that of Canada is paranoid schizophrenia."
- Margaret Atwood
(Related: Canada, Illness, states, United)

"A divorce is like an amputation: you survive it, but there's less of you."
- Margaret Atwood
(Related: Divorce)

"A ratio of failures is built into the process of writing. The wastebasket has evolved for a reason."
- Margaret Atwood
(Related: Reason, Writing)

"A voice is a human gift; it should be cherished and used, to utter fully human speech as possible. Powerlessness and silence go together."
- Margaret Atwood
(Related: Silence, Speech, Voice)

"A word after a word after a word is power."
- Margaret Atwood
(Related: Power, Word)

"Another belief of mine; that everyone else my age is an adult, whereas I am merely in disguise."
- Margaret Atwood
(Related: Age, Belief, Disguise)

"Because I am a mother, I am capable of being shocked: as I never was when I was not one."
- Margaret Atwood
(Related: Mother, Being)

"Canada was built on dead beavers."
- Margaret Atwood
(Related: Canada)

"For years I wanted to be older, and now I am."
- Margaret Atwood
(Related: Now, Years)

"Gardening is not a rational act."
- Margaret Atwood
(Related: Gardening, Act)

"I've never understood why people consider youth a time of freedom and joy. It's probably because they have forgotten their own."
- Margaret Atwood
(Related: Time, People, Freedom, Joy, Youth)

"If I were going to convert to any religion I would probably choose Catholicism because it at least has female saints and the Virgin Mary."
- Margaret Atwood
(Related: Religion, Catholicism, Saints)

"You need a certain amount of nerve to be a writer."
- Margaret Atwood
(Related: Writer)

"Bad company is like a nail driven into a post, which, after the first and second blow, may be drawn out with little difficulty; but being once driven up to the head, the pincers cannot take hold to draw it out, but which can only be done by the destruction of the wood."
- Saint Aurelius Augustine
(Related: Being, Company, Destruction, Difficulty, First, May, Post, Wood)

"Man is a great blunderer going about in the woods, and there is no other except the bear makes so much noise."
- Mary Austin
(Related: Man)

"In Hollywood, an equitable divorce settlement means each party getting fifty percent of publicity."
- Lauren Bacall
(Related: Divorce, Hollywood, Party, Publicity)

"Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Age, Trust, Friends, Old, Wine, Wood)

"Clint Eastwood has always been a hero."
- Kevin Bacon
"I wish I were with some of the wild people that run in the woods, and know nothing about accomplishments!"
- Joanna Baillie
(Related: People, Nothing)

"If I never do another movie, I will have had the privilege of working on one of the big Hollywood movies with top people, creating a world that can only be described as totally cinematic."
- Christine Baranski
(Related: Movies, People, Hollywood, Privilege, Will, World)

"Awards were made in Hollywood, in whatever the time it was created. They're to promote each other's movies. You give me an award, I give you an award and people will believe that we are great movies and they'll go to see them. It's still the same."
- Javier Bardem
(Related: Movies, Time, People, Awards, Hollywood, Will)

"Half the people in Hollywood are dying to be discovered and the other half are afraid they will be."
- Lionel Barrymore
(Related: People, Dying, Hollywood, Will)

"Hollywood is tied hand and foot to the demands for artificiality of the masses all over the world."
- Lionel Barrymore
(Related: Hollywood, World)

"It's only in relatively recent years that Hollywood became the playground of multinational corporations which regard movies and TV shows as a minor irritant to their overall activity."
- Peter Bart
(Related: Movies, Corporations, Hollywood, Years)

"The biggest danger of Hollywood becoming a purely corporate town resides in the creative process."
- Peter Bart
(Related: Corporate, Danger, Hollywood)

"Hollywood is going to have to find a way of meeting those profit goals."
- Peter Bart
(Related: Goals, Hollywood, Meeting, Profit)

"Jews have God's promise and if we Christians have it, too, then it is only as those chosen with them, as guests in their house, that we are new wood grafted onto their tree."
- Karl Barth
(Related: God, Guests, Promise, Wood)

"I don't like things that can be reproduced. Wood isn't important in itself but rather in the fact that objects made in it are unique, simple, unpretentious."
- Georg Baselitz
(Related: Fact, Wood)

"I think any girl who comes to Hollywood with sex symbol or bombshell hanging over her has a rough road."
- Kim Basinger
(Related: Sex, Hollywood, Road, Symbol)

"Official education was telling people almost nothing of the nature of all those things on the seashores, and in the redwood forests, in the deserts and in the plains."
- Gregory Bateson
(Related: Education, Nature, People, Nothing)

"Next? Growing up to be Clint Eastwood, I hope."
- Steven Bauer
(Related: Hope, Growing up)

"I like a lot of Margaret Atwood, I like much of Alice Munro. Again, if you were to ask me about male writers, there's often a novel I admire, but not all of their works."
- Ann Beattie
(Related: Writers)

"Much of what happens in Love Always is really from overheard conversations in the Russian Tea Room. It's an improvisation of the way certain Hollywood agents think and talk to each other."
- Ann Beattie
(Related: Love, Hollywood, Talk, Tea)

"I want to see the writers strike because the writers, god bless them, are the only true commies we have in Hollywood."
- Ned Beatty
(Related: God, Hollywood, Want, Writers)

"That's all gone, now, the old, Hollywood."
- Warren Beatty
(Related: Hollywood, Now, Old)

"I went across the fields to avoid the straight highways, along the firing lines where people were shooting at a small wooded hill, which is now covered with wooden crosses and lines of graves instead of spring flowers."
- Max Beckmann
(Related: People, Flowers, Now, Spring)

"My men and I have decided that our boss, the president of the United States, is as tough as woodpecker lips."
- Charles A. Beckwith
(Related: Men, Boss, President, states, United)

"I love New York City. Everyone is busy with their own lives - and no one is interested in some Hollywood celebrity walking past in downtown Manhattan."
- James Van Der Beek
(Related: Love, Celebrity, Hollywood, Past, Walking)

"I'm a babe in the woods when it comes to the Internet."
- Peter Benchley
(Related: Internet)

"Hollywood today is all about being consistent. All thinking in mainstream film business takes place in one box."
- Dirk Benedict
(Related: Business, Being, Film, Hollywood, Thinking, Today)

"Hollywood... a city I was to come back to time and again, in sickness and in health, in success and in failure, with anticipation and with dread."
- Dirk Benedict
(Related: Success, Time, Health, Failure, Anticipation, Hollywood, Sickness)

"There are plenty of lesbians in Hollywood, but they're not out. And that's their choice, but I can't do that, it's too important to me."
- Jill Bennett
(Related: Choice, Hollywood)

"I came in on the tail end of the old school of Hollywood."
- Tom Berenger
(Related: End, Hollywood, Old, School)

"It's not just in Hollywood that women run the risk of being passed by once they reach 50. It happens in real life, too."
- Candice Bergen
(Related: Women, Life, Being, Hollywood, Risk)

"Hollywood is like Picasso's bathroom."
- Candice Bergen
(Related: Hollywood)

"After 13 years of life on the half shell in Hollywood, I have made a trip where I wasn't a tourist."
- Edgar Bergen
(Related: Life, Hollywood, Years)

"You will find something more in woods than in books. Trees and stones will teach you that which you can never learn from masters."
- Saint Bernard
(Related: Books, Trees, Will)

"I am not bound for any public place, but for ground of my own where I have planted vines and orchard trees, and in the heat of the day climbed up into the healing shadow of the woods."
- Wendell Berry
(Related: Day, Healing, Public, Shadow, Trees)

"I think that I used to love Hollywood movies. I remember great phases and moments. But, unfortunately, now is not the moment."
- Bernardo Bertolucci
(Related: Love, Movies, Hollywood, Moments, Now)

"A monoculture is not only Hollywood, but Americans trying to export democracy."
- Bernardo Bertolucci
(Related: Americans, Democracy, Hollywood, Trying)

"The three great elemental sounds in nature are the sound of rain, the sound of wind in a primeval wood, and the sound of outer ocean on a beach."
- Henry Beston
(Related: Nature, Beach, Ocean, Rain, Sound, Wind, Wood)

"I like travelling and if I have to come to Hollywood to make a movie I will, but otherwise I'd never move there. It's very much an industry town and that doesn't really interest me."
- Juliette Binoche
(Related: Hollywood, Interest, Will)

"But the wicked passions of men's hearts alone seem strong enough to leave pictures that persist; the good are ever too luke-warm."
- Algernon H. Blackwood
(Related: Men)

"His imagination conceived and bore - worlds; but nothing in these worlds became alive until he discovered its true and living name. The name was the breath of life; and, sooner or later, he invariably found it."
- Algernon H. Blackwood
(Related: Imagination, Life, Living, Name, Nothing)

"And so with all things: names were vital and important."
- Algernon H. Blackwood
(Related: Names)

"And if thought and emotion can persist in this way so long after the brain that sent them forth has crumpled into dust, how vitally important it must be to control their very birth in the heart, and guard them with the keenest possible restraint."
- Algernon H. Blackwood
(Related: Thought, Heart, Control, Emotion, Restraint)

"It is, alas, chiefly the evil emotions that are able to leave their photographs on surrounding scenes and objects and whoever heard of a place haunted by a noble deed, or of beautiful and lovely ghosts revisiting the glimpses of the moon?"
- Algernon H. Blackwood
(Related: Deed, Emotions, Evil, Moon)

"I grew up in Ohio, and I was a musicologist since I was little; it is all that I would ever read."
- Nina Blackwood
"I'm a little bit to the left of things anyway."
- Nina Blackwood
"When I worked for Entertainment Tonight I got to emcee Paul McCartney's press conference."
- Nina Blackwood
(Related: Entertainment, Press)

"We put all these things together into a tangible product that is The Rock N' Roll Mystery Tour."
- Nina Blackwood
(Related: Mystery)

"The thing that they were more freaked out was that I had done a spread for Playboy years before, and as Playboy always does, they exploit the exploitation and re-release different pictures."
- Nina Blackwood
(Related: Exploitation, Years)

"The heyday of video music was the mid 80's."
- Nina Blackwood
(Related: Music)

"The hardest and worst interview that I have ever done was with Frank Zappa."
- Nina Blackwood
"People that really know me will tell you that I am not a video vixen."
- Nina Blackwood
(Related: People, Will)

"Now that the 90's are over and more time has gone by, the 80's sound fresh again."
- Nina Blackwood
(Related: Time, Now, Sound)

"My reading is always about musical biographies. I have an innate interest and passion for that."
- Nina Blackwood
(Related: Interest, Passion, Reading)

"Interviewing people is pretty natural for me."
- Nina Blackwood
(Related: People, Pretty)

"When you are young your imagination is so clear."
- Nina Blackwood
(Related: Imagination)

"Christopher Guest movies are my top of the line favorites."
- Nina Blackwood
(Related: Movies, Guest)

"I was in the pilot for Spinal Tap before it was a movie."
- Nina Blackwood
"I worked with three people who were doing video music shows before MTV."
- Nina Blackwood
(Related: Music, People)

"Because I was the blonde, I was promoted as the video vixen."
- Nina Blackwood
"First of all, you needed a budget to do the video. The record companies would pick and choose who got videos."
- Nina Blackwood
(Related: First)

"I am a curious person and, believe it or not, I really do like to sit back and listen to people's stories."
- Nina Blackwood
(Related: People)

"I am like the little rock n' roll backseat driver."
- Nina Blackwood
"I could not do the film Spinal Tap because I was already at MTV and it was occupying all my time."
- Nina Blackwood
(Related: Time, Film)

"I get real excited when I hear my shows on the radio."
- Nina Blackwood
"I have two syndicated radio shows though United Stations Radio Network."
- Nina Blackwood
(Related: Network, United)

"Absolute 80's is three hours of mainstream 80's music. I also do New Wave Nation that is more cutting edge. It is more punk stuff from the 70's to the 90's."
- Nina Blackwood
(Related: Music, Nation, Punk)

"No one's ever happy with their position in Hollywood. You hear that from people you'd never dream would complain."
- Yasmine Bleeth
(Related: People, Dream, Hollywood)

"The strange thing is that since I've been offered lots of films I think that maybe they think that I've sold out to Hollywood. Which is not the case if anybody's listening."
- Brenda Blethyn
(Related: Hollywood, Listening)

"Adventure Bay is a convenient and safe place for any number of ships to take in wood and water during the summer months: but in the winter, when the southerly winds are strong, the surf, on all parts of the shore, makes the landing exceedingly troublesome."
- William Bligh
(Related: Adventure, Ships, Summer, Water, Winter, Wood)

"My first jam was at Hotel Diplomat opening for Hollywood."
- Kurtis Blow
(Related: First, Hollywood)

"And autos are not the only product that could be made more energy efficient if we just put in place sensible requirements. This is also true of many appliances and even of entire buildings."
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Related: Energy)

"About 60 percent of the oil consumed daily by Americans is used for transportation, and about 45 percent is used for passenger cars and light trucks."
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Related: Americans, Light, Oil)

"So the only way we're going to improve fuel economy or appliance efficiency swiftly and to the maximum extent practicable is if the government requires it."
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Related: Government, Economy, Efficiency)

"Well, for starters, we have to do more to create demand for new technologies that can reduce our dependence on foreign oil and environmental degradation."
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Related: Environmental, Dependence, Oil)

"We need to reduce or at least limit U.S. demand for oil as quickly as possible, and we need to develop new technologies that can further help address our addiction to oil in the future."
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Related: Addiction, Future, Help, Oil)

"The way things are going, we are not too far from the day when it will take an hour's labor just to pay for the gasoline to get to the job."
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Related: Day, Job, Labor, Will)

"The U.S. uses most of its oil for transportation. We can limit U.S. demand for oil by requiring automakers to use the technology that already exists to improve fuel economy - technology that the automakers refuse to bring into the market despite societal demand."
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Related: Technology, Economy, Oil)

"Our oil problems are only going to get worse. Our trade balance is only going to get worse. So we have to slow the growth of U.S. oil consumption, particularly imported oil consumption."
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Related: Growth, Balance, Oil, Problems, Trade)

"So we in Congress have a very clear choice. We can take largely symbolic action and sit back and fiddle while Americans burn more gasoline. Or we can pass concrete, effective legislation that will save consumers money while significantly reducing U.S. oil consumption."
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Related: Money, Action, Americans, Choice, Congress, Legislation, Oil, Will)

"But our energy woes are in many ways the result of classic market failures that can only be addressed through collective action, and government is the vehicle for collective action in a democracy."
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Related: Government, Action, Democracy, Energy, Result)

"Mr. Speaker, the time for an increase in the minimum wage has not just arrived; it is long overdue."
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Related: Time, Wage)

"Let me start by emphasizing that I am open to efforts to expedite environmental procedures for true emergencies or in other clear cases where current laws are needlessly burdensome."
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Related: Environmental, Laws, Open)

"I don't see a groundswell of people willing to raise gas taxes right now. That leaves fuel economy standards as the only effective tool we have as a nation to make a dent in our dangerous and ever growing consumption of oil."
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Related: People, Economy, Nation, Now, Oil, Right, Taxes)

"Having yet another vote on refinery legislation that uses high oil prices as an excuse to weaken environmental protections and to give more legislative gifts to the oil industry is misguided in the extreme."
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Related: Environmental, Extreme, Gifts, Legislation, Oil, Vote)

"For the second straight year, craft beer is the fastest growing segment of the U.S. alcoholic beverage industry. In 2005, craft beer experienced a 9 percent increase in volume, nearly triple that of the growth experienced in the wine and spirits industry."
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Related: Growth, Beer, Spirits, Wine)

"First, we should not be opening our coasts, all of our coasts, to oil drilling when we have not taken the first step, not the first step, to conserve oil."
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Related: Drilling, First, Oil)

"Craft brewers are committed to promoting the safe and moderate consumption of their beverage, and work closely with their communities to prevent underage drinking and alcohol abuse."
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Related: Work, Abuse, Alcohol, Drinking)

"The national minimum wage has not been increased in 9 years. By year's end, 21 States across America will have a minimum wage exceeding the Federal minimum wage."
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Related: America, End, states, Wage, Will, Years)

"Now while the German money is over for Hollywood, I still have $80 million to make movies, and we will have two things coming up: less major movies and the price for actors will go down."
- Uwe Boll
(Related: Money, Movies, Actors, Hollywood, Now, Will)

"Mathematical discoveries, like springtime violets in the woods, have their season which no man can hasten or retard."
- Janos Bolyai
(Related: Man, Violets)

"A woodland in full color is awesome as a forest fire, in magnitude at least, but a single tree is like a dancing tongue of flame to warm the heart."
- Hal Borland
(Related: Heart, Dancing, Fire, Tongue)

"But Tommy Lee Jones is just smooth. He's just the real deal. I'm captivated by him because there's so little of that in Hollywood, and he just embodies it."
- Lara Flynn Boyle
(Related: Hollywood)

"I was in an awful lot of trouble in Hollywood."
- Eddie Bracken
(Related: Hollywood, Trouble)

"The really tough thing would have been to decide to take Woodward and Bernstein off the story. They were carrying the coal for us - in that their stories were right."
- Ben Bradlee
(Related: Right)

"Even with politics, stuff comes around again. Woody Guthrie would recognize America today."
- Billy Bragg
(Related: Politics, America, Today)

"Among the delights of Summer were picnics to the woods."
- Georg Brandes
(Related: Summer)

"The only reason I'm in Hollywood is that I don't have the moral courage to refuse the money."
- Marlon Brando
(Related: Money, Courage, Hollywood, Reason)

"I think film had a terrible effect on horror fiction particularly in the 80s, with certain writers turning out stuff as slick and cliched as Hollywood movies."
- Poppy Z. Brite
(Related: Movies, Effect, Fiction, Film, Hollywood, Horror, Writers)

"My mother had been a country and western singer but when she moved out to Hollywood found it very difficult to get work so when I was born they put me into dance classes and singing classes as soon as I could walk actually."
- Morgan Brittany
(Related: Work, Mother, Dance, Country, Hollywood, Singing)

"I was looked at as weird, odd, not fitting in with the Hollywood crowd."
- Morgan Brittany
(Related: Hollywood)

"I can meet any producer in Hollywood and look them in the eye, knowing I didn't sleep with them, or do drugs with them."
- Morgan Brittany
(Related: Drugs, Eye, Hollywood, Sleep)

"Hollywood people want to build you up and make you famous only to knock you off you're the pedestal they built for you."
- Morgan Brittany
(Related: People, Famous, Hollywood, Want)

"Hollywood has an obligation to watch what they put out there. Kids do imitate what they see - good or bad."
- Morgan Brittany
(Related: Hollywood, Kids, Obligation)

"Nobody talks about God as those who insist that there is no God."
- Heywood Broun
(Related: God)

"A technical objection is the first refuge of a scoundrel."
- Heywood Broun
(Related: First)

"Brotherhood is not just a Bible word. Out of comradeship can come and will come the happy life for all."
- Heywood Broun
(Related: Life, Bible, Brotherhood, Will, Word)

"Everybody favours free speech in the slack moments when no axes are being ground."
- Heywood Broun
(Related: Being, Free speech, Moments)

"I doubt whether the world holds for any one a more soul-stirring surprise than the first adventure with ice-cream."
- Heywood Broun
(Related: Soul, Adventure, Doubt, First, World)

"Sports do not build character. They reveal it."
- Heywood Broun
(Related: Sports, Character)

"The ability to make love frivolously is the chief characteristic which distinguishes human beings from beasts."
- Heywood Broun
(Related: Love, Ability)

"The great threat to the young and pure in heart is not what they read but what they don't read."
- Heywood Broun
(Related: Heart)

"The most casual examination will reveal the fact that all the jokes about the horrible results of masculine cooking and sewing are written by men. It is all part of a great scheme of sex propaganda."
- Heywood Broun
(Related: Men, Sex, Cooking, Examination, Fact, Jokes, Propaganda, Results, Will)

"The tragedy of life is not that man loses but that he almost wins."
- Heywood Broun
(Related: Life, Man, Tragedy)

"Hell is paved with great granite blocks hewn from the hearts of those who said, I can do no other."
- Heywood Broun
(Related: Hell)

"I have friends who have a CD mastering plant in Hollywood and they are very sceptical about European record labels' understanding of digital technology."
- Gavin Bryars
(Related: Technology, Friends, Hollywood, Understanding)

"The 12 years I was in Fleetwood Mac before were not particularly happy years. I was not in a very good place, psychologically, when I left. I didn't have a lot of confidence in what I was doing."
- Lindsey Buckingham
(Related: Confidence, Years)

"You know, I was never totally thrilled with being a Fleetwood Mac member, but surprisingly, I was having such a good time reuniting with John, Mick, and Stevie."
- Lindsey Buckingham
(Related: Time, Being)

"When I work alone, my process is like painting. With Fleetwood Mac, it's more like movie making."
- Lindsey Buckingham
(Related: Work, Painting)

"When you become successful on the level that Fleetwood Mac did, it gives you financial freedom, which should allow you to follow your impulses. But oddly enough, they become much harder to follow."
- Lindsey Buckingham
(Related: Successful, Financial, Freedom, Impulses)

"Shields were generally made of wood, covered with leather, or some similar substance. To secure them, in some sort, from being cut through by the sword, they were surrounded with a hoop of metal."
- Thomas Bulfinch
(Related: Being, Wood)

"Fame is no sanctuary from the passing of youth... suicide is much easier and more acceptable in Hollywood than growing old gracefully."
- Julie Burchill
(Related: Fame, Hollywood, Old, Suicide, Youth)

"But I thought, I've just got to check out Hollywood, so I sent out pictures and resumes."
- Delta Burke
(Related: Thought, Hollywood)

"At the end. First start off and do your youth thing In Hollywood and then go to New York later. But it wound up being later, later than I thought it was going to be."
- Delta Burke
(Related: Thought, Being, End, First, Hollywood, Youth)

"I was supposed to go to drama school and then go to New York and do theatre. But I grew up on all those fabulous movies and had read all the bold Hollywood books, and I thought I just had to take a look."
- Delta Burke
(Related: Movies, Thought, Books, Drama, Hollywood, School, Theatre)

"My grandmother and I followed my mother here, to a house a block north of Hollywood Boulevard but a million miles away from Hollywood, if you know what I mean. We would hang out behind the ropes and look at the movie stars arriving at the premieres."
- Carol Burnett
(Related: Mother, Hollywood, Stars)

"Woodrow Wilson called for leaders who, by boldly interpreting the nation's conscience, could lift a people out of their everyday selves. That people can be lifted into their better selves is the secret of transforming leadership."
- James MacGregor Burns
(Related: Leadership, People, Conscience, Nation)

"I began to feel that the drama of the truth that is in the moment and in the past is richer and more interesting than the drama of Hollywood movies. So I began looking at documentary films."
- Ken Burns
(Related: Movies, Truth, Drama, Hollywood, Past)

"The snowdrop and primrose our woodlands adorn, and violets bathe in the wet o' the morn."
- Robert Burns
(Related: Violets)

"It devastates me now that I have been reduced to a Hollywood statistic - another joke marriage."
- Sophia Bush
(Related: Marriage, Hollywood, Now)

"Generally I don't like doing remakes, but I think that's more in the cynical world of Hollywood where normally remakes are purely for commercial reasons."
- Gerard Butler
(Related: Hollywood, World)

"There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar; I love not Man the less, but Nature more."
- George Byron
(Related: Love, Music, Nature, Society, Deep, Lonely, Man, Pleasure, Sea)

"When the green woods laugh with the voice of joy, And the dimpling stream runs laughing by; When the air does laugh with our merry wit, And the green hill laughs with the noise of it."
- Lord Byron
(Related: Joy, Voice, Wit)

"There are a lot of guys in Hollywood who clap you on the back just a little too hard."
- James Caan
(Related: Hollywood)

"One night I went over to get some dope from some Hollywood tough guy. After I left, my son Scott, who was only fifteen, went over with a baseball bat to kill him. I was laughing out of one eye and crying out of the other. I thought, Who am I kidding?"
- James Caan
(Related: Son, Thought, Baseball, Eye, Hollywood, Night)

"In Hollywood today, it's cool for guys to wear nail polish and earrings in their lips and tongues. I don't get it."
- Scott Caan
(Related: Hollywood, Today)

"Hollywood didn't know if I was an actor or a nut or if I was this crazy character I was playing. I had developed an image of being a little bit unusual, different and wild."
- Nicolas Cage
(Related: Character, Actor, Being, Hollywood)

"There are MAYBE 30 years worth of ideas out there... watch for the feature version of ER in about 25 years... Hollywood has become hopelessly chained to the bottom line."
- Bruce Campbell
(Related: Ideas, Hollywood, Worth, Years)

"If you want to be in the automotive business, you go to Detroit, and you figure it out. If you want to be in entertainment, go to where it's at. Go to Hollywood, go to New York."
- Nick Cannon
(Related: Business, Entertainment, Hollywood, Want)

"I don't want to be in Terminator. I don't want to go to Hollywood."
- Eric Cantona
(Related: Hollywood, Want)

"We will not rest until the wooden stake is punched through the heart of the Enron lawsuit against us."
- Maria Cantwell
(Related: Heart, Enron, Rest, Will)

"But we did the Pink Panther not in Hollywood, in Italy."
- Claudia Cardinale
(Related: Hollywood, Italy)

"Many other movies, but for me The Professionals is the best I did in Hollywood."
- Claudia Cardinale
(Related: Movies, Hollywood, professionals)

"Everybody in Hollywood loves symbolic gestures."
- Drew Carey
(Related: Hollywood)

"Hollywood people are filled with guilt: white guilt, liberal guilt, money guilt. They feel bad that they're so rich, they feel they don't work that much for all that money - and they don't, for the amount of money they make."
- Drew Carey
(Related: Money, Work, People, Guilt, Hollywood, Liberal)

"I would never want to be a member of a group whose symbol was a guy nailed to two pieces of wood."
- George Carlin
(Related: Symbol, Want, Wood)

"My mother thought Hollywood was a den of iniquity, and people came to terrible bad ends there."
- Kitty Carlisle
(Related: Mother, Thought, People, Hollywood)

"So I got caught up in the same wave as everybody else and went right out to Hollywood, to make movies."
- Kitty Carlisle
(Related: Movies, Hollywood, Right)

"And I wasn't crazy about Hollywood in those days."
- Kitty Carlisle
(Related: Hollywood)

"In Hollywood, the rainbow hits the ground for composers."
- Hoagy Carmichael
(Related: Composers, Hollywood)

"I seemed to belong to three countries: I had an apartment in Paris, a house in Hollywood, and when I married British theater director Peter Hall, I moved to London."
- Leslie Caron
(Related: Hollywood, London, Paris, Theater)

"I sat staring, staring, staring - half lost, learning a new language or rather the same language in a different dialect. So still were the big woods where I sat, sound might not yet have been born."
- Emily Carr
(Related: Language, Learning, Sound)

"When I first came here, Hollywood was very closed-minded."
- Tia Carrere
(Related: First, Hollywood)

"Hollywood... was the place where the United States perpetrated itself as a universal dream and put the dream into mass production."
- Angela Carter
(Related: Dream, Hollywood, Production, states, United)

"Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness of the woods before sunrise."
- George Washington Carver
(Related: Nothing)

"Reading about nature is fine, but if a person walks in the woods and listens carefully, he can learn more than what is in books, for they speak with the voice of God."
- George Washington Carver
(Related: Nature, God, Books, Reading, Voice)

"What will it profit this country if we... put our man on the Moon by 1970 and at the same time you can't walk down Woodward Avenue in this city without fear of some violence?"
- Jerome Cavanagh
(Related: Time, Fear, Country, Man, Moon, Profit, Violence, Will)

"My faith doesn't go over real well in Hollywood."
- Jim Caviezel
(Related: Faith, Hollywood)

"Our ties are deep and long-standing. We are dependent on each other. And no matter what the issue of the day, whether it be softwood lumber, whether it be a war in Iraq, we need to continue to work together."
- Paul Cellucci
(Related: War, Work, Day, Deep, Iraq)

"My children, as long as you live, the shadow of the Hiss Case will brush you. In every pair of eyes that rests on you, you will see pass, like a cloud passing behind a woods in winter, the memory of your father - dissembled in friendly eyes, lurking in unfriendly eyes."
- Whittaker Chambers
(Related: Father, Children, Eyes, Memory, Shadow, Will, Winter)

"The life of an action star is very short. I want to be an actor like Robert De Niro , like Dustin Hoffman or Clint Eastwood who in their 70s or 80s can still act."
- Jackie Chan
(Related: Life, Action, Actor, Want)

"In the past when I was in Hollywood, I was like a dog. I felt humiliated. My English was not good. People would even ask me 'Jackie Who?'."
- Jackie Chan
(Related: People, English, Hollywood, Past)

"If my books had been any worse, I should not have been invited to Hollywood, and if they had been any better, I should not have come."
- Raymond Chandler
(Related: Books, Hollywood)

"My musical heroes are people like Pete Seeger and Woody Guthrie who wrote and sang real songs for real people; for everyone, old, young, and in between."
- Tom Chapin
(Related: People, Heroes, Old, Songs)

"But by the time you get there and you get home, it winds up being a lot of time out. So I'm getting the itch to build, I know that. I keep looking at my stacks of wood and what I can do with it."
- Guy Clark
(Related: Time, Home, Being, Wood)

"If you go out to Hollywood you'll find a lot of fantastic plastic people there in the business and a lot of people in life generally. They find it so hard to be themselves that they have to be plastic."
- Jimmy Cliff
(Related: Business, Life, People, Hollywood)

"There are too many souls of wood not to love those wooden characters who do indeed have a soul."
- Jean Cocteau
(Related: Love, Soul, Wood)

"The criteria, for me, is movie star. It's Hollywood. Not Somalia."
- Steven Cojocaru
(Related: Hollywood)

"I am a child of Hollywood and dreams. To me, to be on the red carpet is the best place in the world."
- Steven Cojocaru
(Related: Dreams, Hollywood, World)

"A man ceases to be a beginner in any given science and becomes a master in that science when he has learned that he is going to be a beginner all his life."
- Robin G. Collingwood
(Related: Life, Science, Man)

"What a man is ashamed of is always at bottom himself; and he is ashamed of himself at bottom always for being afraid."
- Robin G. Collingwood
(Related: Being, Man)

"Perfect freedom is reserved for the man who lives by his own work and in that work does what he wants to do."
- Robin G. Collingwood
(Related: Work, Freedom, Man)

"Like other revolutionaries I can thank God for the reactionaries. They clarify the issue."
- Robin G. Collingwood
(Related: God)

"Parenthood is not an object of appetite or even desire. It is an object of will. There is no appetite for parenthood; there is only a purpose or intention of parenthood."
- Robin G. Collingwood
(Related: Purpose, Appetite, Desire, Intention, Parenthood, Will)

"I have this theory that people in Hollywood don't read. They read 'Vanity Fair' and then consider themselves terribly well read. I think I can basically write about anybody without getting caught."
- Jackie Collins
(Related: People, Hollywood, Theory)

"People are intrigued by fame, power and wealth and I think Hollywood is the only place where you get all three together."
- Jackie Collins
(Related: Power, People, Wealth, Fame, Hollywood)

"Once upon a time there was a piece of wood. It was not an expensive piece of wood. Far from it. Just a common block of firewood, one of those thick, solid logs that are put on the fire in winter to make cold rooms cozy and warm."
- Carlo Collodi
(Related: Time, Fire, Winter, Wood)

"How it happened that Mastro Cherry, carpenter, found a piece of wood that wept and laughed like a child."
- Carlo Collodi
(Related: Wood)

"A thousand woodpeckers flew in through the window and settled themselves on Pinocchio's nose."
- Carlo Collodi
"Acting coaches in Hollywood were always telling me to use my hands and body more. But that was never me. I just breathe and sometimes it doesn't look as if I'm doing that."
- Perry Como
(Related: Acting, Body, Coaches, Hollywood)

"In Hollywood through the 50s, there were black, English, and Middle European housekeepers and maids."
- Bill Condon
(Related: English, Hollywood)

"I try to stay focused on my life and do try not to be brought into the Hollywood fantasy."
- Jennifer Connelly
(Related: Life, Fantasy, Hollywood)

"I've chosen not to live in Hollywood, and instead I live in Brooklyn, New York. It's how I like to live. I'd rather hang out with my kids and family when I'm not working. Going to premieres is not my idea of a fun night out."
- Jennifer Connelly
(Related: Family, Idea, Fun, Hollywood, Kids, Night)

"I like to work a lot with wood. I make furniture that falls apart. I also sew."
- Tim Conway
(Related: Work, Wood)

"Hollywood grew to be the most flourishing factory of popular mythology since the Greeks."
- Alistair Cooke
(Related: Hollywood, Mythology, Popular)

"I was a hunter and fisherman, and many a time I have slipped out into the woods and prairies at 4 a.m. and brought home plenty of game, or have gone in a canoe to the cove and brought back a good supply of fresh fish."
- Jay Cooke
(Related: Home, Time, Fish)

"Totem poles and wooden masks no longer suggest tribal villages but fashionable drawing rooms in New York and Paris."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Paris)

"In Hollywood if you're good looking, tall, have OK teeth and nice skin, the odds of being successful are great. If you're short and fat, it's a different story. But as long as you look like a leading man type, half your job is done already."
- John Corbett
(Related: Successful, Being, Hollywood, Job, Leading, Man, Skin)

"I think for the last fifteen, twenty years or so, Hollywood has underestimated the appeal of the Western. I think there is still a huge market."
- Barry Corbin
(Related: Hollywood, Years)

"Hollywood was born schizophrenic. For 75 years it has been both a town and a state of mind, an industry and an art form."
- Richard Corliss
(Related: Art, Hollywood, Mind, State, Years)

"When I was drumming with Mick Fleetwood I thought I looked half mad. I thought I looked half crazy."
- Caroline Corr
(Related: Thought)

"Nature is one great big wood-chipper. Sooner or later, everything shoots out the other end in a spray of blood, bones and hair."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Nature, Blood, End, Hair, Wood)

"The wooden walls are the best walls of this kingdom."
- Thomas Coventry
"Unfortunately my career began in Hollywood, doing a negative pickup for Universal pictures."
- Alex Cox
(Related: Negative, Career, Hollywood)

"I don't think about Hollywood at all."
- Alex Cox
(Related: Hollywood)

"Hollywood is like life, you face it with the sum total of your equipment."
- Joan Crawford
(Related: Life, Hollywood)

"I would have been glad to have lived under my wood side, and to have kept a flock of sheep, rather than to have undertaken this government."
- Oliver Cromwell
(Related: Government, Sheep, Wood)

"Describing Woodstock as the "big bang," I think that's a great way to describe it, because the important thing about it wasn't how many people were there or that it was a lot of truly wonderful music that got played."
- David Crosby
(Related: Music, People)

"The divorce was rough on all of us. I don't blame Hollywood for my family's problems. But having all of it reported in the press made it more of an ordeal."
- Kieran Culkin
(Related: Family, Blame, Divorce, Hollywood, Press, Problems)

"Commuting from New York to Hollywood to do this show gets more interesting every week. Before I used to think the country was just New York on one end and Los Angeles on the other, with sand and mountains in the middle."
- Bill Cullen
(Related: Country, End, Hollywood, Mountains)

"I was invited to photograph Hollywood. They asked me what I would like to photograph. I said, Ugly men."
- Imogen Cunningham
(Related: Men, Hollywood, Ugly)

"A man's country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle and patriotism is loyalty to that principle."
- George William Curtis
(Related: Patriotism, Country, Land, Loyalty, Man, Mountains, Rivers)

"Hollywood is the backdrop of my family, and I know that the movie business is incredibly cruel as you get older."
- Jamie Lee Curtis
(Related: Business, Family, Hollywood)

"New York's like a boxing match. In Hollywood, it's like a Fellini movie or something."
- John Cusack
(Related: Boxing, Hollywood)

"I considered the years in Hollywood nothing but an interim. What I always wanted was to be was a musical comedy star."
- Arlene Dahl
(Related: Comedy, Hollywood, Nothing, Years)

"Prayers were held in Assembly Hall. We all perched in rows on wooden benches while teachers sat up on the platform in armchairs, facing us."
- Roald Dahl
(Related: Teachers)

"In Hollywood, after you get a little success, the next thing you usually get is a divorce."
- Dan Dailey
(Related: Success, Divorce, Hollywood)

"My philosophy is the thicker the wood the thicker the sound, the bigger the string the bigger the sound. My smallest string is a 14 gauge."
- Dick Dale
(Related: Philosophy, Sound, Wood)

"You know, my hair is very upsetting to people, but it's upsetting on purpose. It is important to look old so that the young will not be afraid of dying. People don't like old women. We don't honor age in our society, and we certainly don't honor it in Hollywood."
- Tyne Daly
(Related: Age, Society, Women, People, Purpose, Dying, Hair, Hollywood, Honor, Old, Will)

"I don't think there's a back lot here in Hollywood anymore that has those streets, like a French Quarter."
- Glenn Danzig
(Related: Hollywood)

"I think that the mere fact that I'm doing it ought to inspire someone. In junior high school the counselor suggested that I focus on wood shop and metal shop."
- Christopher Darden
(Related: Fact, Focus, School, Wood)

"I came across awful characters when I got some kind of status and came to Hollywood. Then you have directors trying to sleep with you, assuming that you will do things because of the way you dress."
- Stacey Dash
(Related: Dress, Hollywood, Sleep, Trying, Will)

"Hollywood always wanted me to be pretty, but I fought for realism."
- Bette Davis
(Related: Hollywood, Pretty, Realism)

"I worked for a publishing company in Hollywood."
- Mac Davis
(Related: Company, Hollywood, Publishing)

"Later, my father died up in Marysville. So, my mother and I got in the car and came down to Hollywood."
- Marc Davis
(Related: Car, Mother, Father, Hollywood)

"I had some connections from the newspapers that I did work with up there, so there was a newspaper publisher in Hollywood, and they promised me work and so on."
- Marc Davis
(Related: Work, Hollywood, Newspapers)

"I went to Concord, a young woman from the backwoods, firm in belief that Emerson was the first of living men. He was the modern Moses who had talked with God apart and could interpret Him to us."
- Rebecca H. Davis
(Related: God, Men, Belief, First, Living, Woman)

"I bought a house in the Hollywood Hills and brought my grandmother from Harlem to live in it with me."
- Sammy Davis, Jr.
(Related: Hollywood)

"Hollywood could use less instead of more of everything."
- Bruce Davison
(Related: Hollywood)

"But the West did not last long enough. Its folk myths and heroes became stage properties of Hollywood before the poets had begun to get to work on them."
- Christopher Dawson
(Related: Work, Folk, Heroes, Hollywood, Myths, Poets)

"People in Hollywood don't have that much sex, or at least I don't."
- Rosario Dawson
(Related: Sex, People, Hollywood)

"If you put Willem Dafoe, Liam Neeson and James Woods in a room together, there wouldn't be room for anyone else."
- Dana Delany
"If Woody Allen called me, I'd be there straight away. Who wouldn't? Truly."
- Julie Delpy
"It's good to experience Hollywood in short bursts, I guess. Little snippets. I don't think I can handle being here all the time, it's pretty nutty."
- Johnny Depp
(Related: Experience, Time, Being, Hollywood, Pretty)

"I really don't consider myself to be a conventional Hollywood star. I've never really been marketed by the big studios to do mass market box office films."
- Laura Dern
(Related: Hollywood, Office)

"Luckily, I was raised by people who'd already seen all the yuck stuff, which is why they originally didn't want me to act. I understood the difference between getting a part at a Hollywood party and getting a job."
- Laura Dern
(Related: People, Act, Difference, Hollywood, Job, Party, Want)

"Clint Eastwood is aging beautifully. But someone like Burt Reynolds and others are practically destroying their faces in the amount of work they have."
- William Devane
(Related: Work, Faces)

"The real Mary Poppins got lost when Hollywood turned her into a cream puff."
- Anita Diament
(Related: Hollywood)

"Native Americans had only stone and wooden weapons and no animals that could be ridden. Those military advantages repeatedly enabled troops of a few dozen mounted Spaniards to defeat Indian armies numbering in the thousands."
- Jared Diamond
(Related: Americans, Animals, Defeat, Military, Native Americans, Troops, Weapons)

"A person who can't pay gets another person who can't pay to guarantee that he can pay. Like a person with two wooden legs getting another person with two wooden legs to guarantee that he has got two natural legs. It don't make either of them able to do a walking-match."
- Charles Dickens
(Related: Walking)

"The Wood was about young people and the other one is more of a grown up movie."
- Taye Diggs
(Related: People, Wood)

"Went to 16 and hit a really bad 3 wood for my second shot and got stuck in the bunker about 70 yards from the pin. Poor execution, chunked it, hit a good chip up to about eight feet, missed it."
- Trent Dilfer
(Related: Execution, Feet, Poor, Wood)

"Aim for the chopping block. If you aim for the wood, you will have nothing. Aim past the wood, aim through the wood; aim for the chopping block."
- Annie Dillard
(Related: Nothing, Past, Will, Wood)

"Mickey Mouse popped out of my mind onto a drawing pad 20 years ago on a train ride from Manhattan to Hollywood at a time when business fortunes of my brother Roy and myself were at lowest ebb and disaster seemed right around the corner."
- Walt Disney
(Related: Business, Time, Brother, Disaster, Hollywood, Mind, Mouse, Right, Years)

"I'm impressed with the people from Chicago. Hollywood is hype, New York is talk, Chicago is work."
- Michael Douglas
(Related: Work, People, Chicago, Hollywood, Talk)

"Winning is everything in Hollywood."
- Olympia Dukakis
(Related: Winning, Hollywood)

"Hollywood is still the mecca for good or bad, but it isn't the beginning or end for filmmaking."
- Robert Duvall
(Related: Beginning, End, Hollywood)

"Use what talents you possess; the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best."
- Henry Van Dyke
(Related: Birds)

"We boil at different degrees."
- Clint Eastwood
"This film cost $31 million. With that kind of money I could have invaded some country."
- Clint Eastwood
(Related: Money, Country, Film)

"They say marriages are made in Heaven. But so is thunder and lightning."
- Clint Eastwood
(Related: Heaven)

"There's only one way to have a happy marriage and as soon as I learn what it is I'll get married again."
- Clint Eastwood
(Related: Marriage)

"There's a lot of great movies that have won the Academy Award, and a lot of great movies that haven't. You just do the best you can."
- Clint Eastwood
(Related: Movies)

"The less secure a man is, the more likely he is to have extreme prejudice."
- Clint Eastwood
(Related: Extreme, Man, Prejudice)

"Sometimes if you want to see a change for the better, you have to take things into your own hands."
- Clint Eastwood
(Related: Change, Want)

"Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that's real power."
- Clint Eastwood
(Related: Power, Respect, Self)

"We are like boxers, one never knows how much longer one has."
- Clint Eastwood
"Men must know their limitations."
- Clint Eastwood
(Related: Men, Limitations)

"It takes tremendous discipline to control the influence, the power you have over other people's lives."
- Clint Eastwood
(Related: Power, People, Control, Discipline, Influence)

"In school, I could hear the leaves rustle and go on a journey."
- Clint Eastwood
(Related: Journey, School)

"If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster."
- Clint Eastwood
(Related: Want)

"If you think it's going to rain, it will."
- Clint Eastwood
(Related: Rain, Will)

"I've never met a genius. A genius to me is someone who does well at something he hates. Anybody can do well at something he loves - it's just a question of finding the subject."
- Clint Eastwood
(Related: Genius, Question)

"I'm interested in the fact that the less secure a man is, the more likely he is to have extreme prejudice."
- Clint Eastwood
(Related: Extreme, Fact, Man, Prejudice)

"I tried being reasonable, I didn't like it."
- Clint Eastwood
(Related: Being)

"I don't believe in pessimism. If something doesn't come up the way you want, forge ahead. If you think it's going to rain, it will."
- Clint Eastwood
(Related: Pessimism, Rain, Want, Will)

"I have a very strict gun control policy: if there's a gun around, I want to be in control of it."
- Clint Eastwood
(Related: Control, Want)

"My old drama coach used to say, 'Don't just do something, stand there.' Gary Cooper wasn't afraid to do nothing."
- Clint Eastwood
(Related: Coach, Drama, Nothing, Old)

"If a movie isn't a hit right out of the gate, they drop it. Which means that the whole mainstream Hollywood product has been skewed toward violence and vulgar teen comedy."
- Roger Ebert
(Related: Teen, Comedy, Hollywood, Right, Violence)

"If Hollywood stars speak out, so do all sorts of other people. Now Hollywood stars can get a better hearing."
- Roger Ebert
(Related: People, Hearing, Hollywood, Now, Stars)

"Faith is reason grown courageous."
- Sherwood Eddy
(Related: Faith, Reason)

"Faith is not contrary to reason."
- Sherwood Eddy
(Related: Faith, Reason)

"Faith is not trying to believe something regardless of the evidence. Faith is daring to do something regardless of the consequences."
- Sherwood Eddy
(Related: Faith, Consequences, Trying)

"People love chopping wood. In this activity one immediately sees results."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Love, People, Results, Wood)

"We cannot escape that Hollywood is in the middle of a wave of technological change. The current angst over all the implications of new entertainment technology is nothing new."
- Michael Eisner
(Related: Technology, Change, Entertainment, Hollywood, Nothing)

"Any of these Vietnam vets that have been there and know the deal, they don't feel that any Hollywood endeavor about the Vietnam era has ever gotten it right yet."
- Sam Elliott
(Related: Hollywood, Right, Vietnam)

"Men admire the man who can organize their wishes and thoughts in stone and wood and steel and brass."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Men, Thoughts, Man, Wishes, Wood)

"There's a rule in Hollywood: stay away from water and stay away from snow, and I had both."
- Roland Emmerich
(Related: Snow, Water)

"I think sport in general affects what people see in movies. I always try to explain to people in Hollywood that we have to make movies more like sport because, in sport, everything can happen and it's so much better than movies in some ways."
- Roland Emmerich
(Related: Movies, People, Hollywood)

"There's not really much destruction in New York besides the weather and it's a natural force so it's not like any destruction. But LA gets leveled (laughs). That's my comment to Hollywood."
- Roland Emmerich
(Related: Destruction, Force, Hollywood, Weather)

"It's like everybody is obsessed with Hollywood movies worldwide. And even though everybody hates the Americans, they're still watching American movies."
- Roland Emmerich
(Related: Movies, American, Americans, Hollywood)

"When you try to find funding for a VVA function, it doesn't seem like it's any trouble at all. People come out of the woodwork with their money to help out because we went over and fought a war."
- R. Lee Ermey
(Related: Money, War, People, Help, Trouble)

"And the inner dynamics of Hollywood are like politics. Say you give a script to a group of executives - they all sit around, afraid to voice an opinion, saying nothing, waiting to know what the consensus is. Just like focus groups, opinion polls or a cabinet."
- Joe Eszterhas
(Related: Politics, Focus, Hollywood, Nothing, Opinion, Saying, Voice, Waiting)

"I was born in Connecticut. But my parents brought my sister and I to L.A. when-Hollywood, actually, when i was 6 months old."
- Linda Evans
(Related: Sister, Months, Old, Parents)

"I came to Hollywood and nobody knew me. I was on a coupla TV shows."
- Peter Falk
(Related: Hollywood)

"There couldn't have been a better Hollywood ending for us. It's beyond baseball. It's rooting for your family."
- Jimmy Fallon
(Related: Family, Baseball, Ending, Hollywood)

"I don't think I know a Scientologist except when I see one or two of their actors on the Hollywood screen."
- Jerry Falwell
(Related: Actors, Hollywood)

"Everyone is treating it like a Hollywood story. In Madison, it's a neighborhood story."
- Chris Farley
(Related: Hollywood)

"I do Broadway because I refuse to succumb to the stereotypical things that Hollywood does to a performer."
- Jamie Farr
(Related: Hollywood)

"I was raised in Hollywood and knew, from as early as grammar school, classmates who were in the business."
- Mike Farrell
(Related: Business, Grammar, Hollywood, School)

"Clint Eastwood. Here's a guy who's been involved in so many movies, lots of them masterpieces, and now he's a director. I just like everything I know about him. He's very decisive, he makes up his mind real quick."
- Bobby Farrelly
(Related: Movies, Mind, Now, Quick)

"The best thing I can think of would be to create a union between something as beautiful and powerful and wonderful as Hollywood films and a criticism of the status quo. That's my dream, to make such a German film."
- Rainer W. Fassbinder
(Related: Dream, Criticism, Film, Hollywood)

"Hollywood is a place where a man can get stabbed in the back while climbing a ladder."
- William Faulkner
(Related: Hollywood, Man)

"I never leaked information to Woodward and Bernstein or anyone else!"
- W. Mark Felt
(Related: Information)

"It goes back to all of us wanting to be in Hollywood. We're all dying to win an Oscar."
- Jerry Della Femina
(Related: Dying, Hollywood)

"Women do feel like they're in a box. Society, Hollywood, some men-they want to wrap women up in a neat little package."
- Sherilyn Fenn
(Related: Women, Society, Hollywood, Want)

"I was told once that I didn't play the Hollywood game, and that's why I wasn't a big star. What they meant when was that I don't go to parties, and when I go to an audition and I don't like the script, they know it."
- Sherilyn Fenn
(Related: Hollywood, Play)

"Generally, Hollywood makes the same stories over and over. I've never wanted to do the same thing twice. If a script doesn't surprise me in some way, I simply can't commit to the project."
- Sherilyn Fenn
(Related: Hollywood, Project)

"Hollywood and the recording industry argue that current law permits the copying of songs and movies, and sharing them on the Internet. This enables young people to grow up learning how to steal."
- Suzanne Fields
(Related: Movies, People, Hollywood, Internet, Law, Learning, Sharing, Songs)

"Hollywood hasn't aggressively pursued me. Neither have I aggressively pursued Hollywood."
- Colin Firth
(Related: Hollywood)

"You can't find any true closeness in Hollywood, because everybody does the fake closeness so well."
- Carrie Fisher
(Related: Hollywood)

"At last a dream come true. The Instrument of Instruments."
- Mick Fleetwood
(Related: Dream)

"I really understand what that process is all about and how important it is, especially with young folk and creative folk that love looking for some platform that makes it easier for them to express themselves."
- Mick Fleetwood
(Related: Love, Folk)

"That creates the magic, and that's the wonderment of the musical process and how precious that is."
- Mick Fleetwood
(Related: Magic)

"There are no Kleenex boxes on these loops, just so you know."
- Mick Fleetwood
"Hollywood's got its own particular environment."
- Harrison Ford
(Related: Environment, Hollywood)

"How did I get to Hollywood? By train."
- John Ford
(Related: Hollywood)

"Everything was in stark and dreadful contrast with the trivial crises and counterfeit emotions of Hollywood, and I returned to England deeply moved and emotionally worn out."
- C. S. Forester
(Related: Contrast, Emotions, England, Hollywood)

"I think everybody dreamt somehow to make a film in Hollywood, you know."
- Milos Forman
(Related: Film, Hollywood)

"We all know that any thing which retards in any way the free circulation of the sap, also prevents to a certain extent the formation of wood and leaves."
- Robert Fortune
(Related: Wood)

"Along 4 Mile Run, there was a nice woods down in front of the house. I used to run around there."
- Jim Fowler
"In some mysterious way woods have never seemed to me to be static things. In physical terms, I move through them; yet in metaphysical ones, they seem to move through me."
- John Fowles
"I think all women in Hollywood are known as sex symbols. That's what our purpose is in this business. You're merchandised, you're a product. You're sold and it's based on sex. But that's okay. I think women should be empowered by that, not degraded."
- Megan Fox
(Related: Women, Business, Sex, Purpose, Hollywood)

"I tried real hard to play golf, and I was so bad at it they would have to check me for ticks at the end of the round because I'd spent about half the day in the woods."
- Jeff Foxworthy
(Related: Day, End, Golf, Play)

"I think, unfortunately or fortunately, the reality of Hollywood is that if your movie makes money, they'll make another one."
- Jonathan Frakes
(Related: Money, Hollywood, Reality)

"And in Hollywood, you know, everyone is an expert. Most of them are expert editors. They can't direct, they can't write, they can't act, but, by God, they all think they can edit."
- John Frankenheimer
(Related: God, Act, Editors, Hollywood)

"George Brett could get good wood on an aspirin."
- Jim Frey
(Related: Wood)

"This means that they are bound by law and custom to plough the fields of their masters, harvest the corn, gather it into barns, and thresh and winnow the grain; they must also mow and carry home the hay, cut and collect wood, and perform all manner of tasks of this kind."
- Jean Froissart
(Related: Home, Custom, Harvest, Law, Wood)

"The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep."
- Robert Frost
(Related: Deep, Promises, Sleep)

"Two roads diverged in a wood and I - I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference."
- Robert Frost
(Related: Difference, Wood)

"In 1993 my birthday present was a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame."
- Annette Funicello
(Related: Birthday, Fame, Hollywood, Present)

"There was no way I could live in Hollywood and not become an actress."
- Eva Gabor
(Related: Hollywood)

"I was voted best-looking kid in high school but, as you can see, things changed. I used to say I was a 260 pound Woody Allen. You can make that 295 pound now."
- James Gandolfini
(Related: Now, School)

"If only those who dream about Hollywood knew how difficult it all is."
- Greta Garbo
(Related: Dream, Hollywood)

"They spend an awful lot of money on I-don't-know-what in Hollywood movies; I certainly didn't get any of it. But they sure do love spending money."
- Adam Garcia
(Related: Love, Money, Movies, Hollywood)

"Broke is a Hollywood term!"
- David Geffen
(Related: Hollywood)

"In Hollywood people lie to each other and cheat each other and then go and play tennis. But I don't want to be a tennis player."
- David Geffen
(Related: Lie, People, Hollywood, Play, Tennis, Want)

"I've seen it too many times in Hollywood. Talking about a relationship in public can jinx it. And if you have your picture taken together, you might as well start packing your bags."
- Gina Gershon
(Related: Hollywood, Public, Talking)

"I was born in 1940 in Minnesota and grew up in the country... dirt roads, swamps, lakes, woods."
- Terry Gilliam
(Related: Country)

"More than seven months ago, our country learned that the horrors portrayed in Hollywood's make-believe world could actually come to life before our very eyes."
- Paul Gillmor
(Related: Life, Country, Eyes, Hollywood, Months, World)

"Wood burns because it has the proper stuff in it; and a man becomes famous because he has the proper stuff in him."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Related: Famous, Man, Wood)

"My art is an attempt to reach beyond the surface appearance. I want to see growth in wood, time in stone, nature in a city, and I do not mean its parks but a deeper understanding that a city is nature too-the ground upon which it is built, the stone with which it is made."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: Art, Nature, Time, Growth, Appearance, Understanding, Want, Wood)

"My parents kept us sheltered from this world of Hollywood. I don't have any great memories of bouncing on Cary Grant's knee or something like that."
- Tony Goldwyn
(Related: Hollywood, Memories, Parents, World)

"I grew up in Hollywood. Saying my name here is like mentioning Ford in Detroit."
- Tony Goldwyn
(Related: Hollywood, Name, Saying)

"I hated Woody Woodpecker and Scooby-Doo, but I was a cartoon freak."
- John Goodman
"Hollywood has the idea that movies have to be dumb. But especially movies for or about teenagers have to be really dumb!"
- Joseph Gordon-Levitt
(Related: Movies, Idea, Dumb, Hollywood, Teenagers)

"Hollywood usually doesn't have strong woman in films like that, and it's stupid, so for the most part they're usually being directed and written by men."
- Ryan Gosling
(Related: Men, Being, Hollywood, Woman)

"After my years in Hollywood, I got tired of apologizing for work that really wasn't mine to begin with."
- Sue Grafton
(Related: Work, Hollywood, Years)

"No one has a closest friend in Hollywood."
- Sheilah Graham
(Related: Friend, Hollywood)

"I don't think I ever understood Hollywood."
- Gloria Grahame
(Related: Hollywood)

"The Wild Wood is pretty well populated by now; with all the usual lot, good, bad, and indifferent - I name no names. It takes all sorts to make a world."
- Kenneth Grahame
(Related: Name, Names, Now, Pretty, Wood, World)

"The whole wood seemed running now, running hard, hunting, chasing, closing in round something or - somebody? In panic, he began to run too, aimlessly, he knew not whither."
- Kenneth Grahame
(Related: Hunting, Now, Running, Wood)

"Well, very long ago, on the spot where the Wild Wood waves now, before ever it had planted itself and grown up to what it now is, there was a city - a city of people, you know."
- Kenneth Grahame
(Related: People, Now, Wood)

"It's just like any relationship, the more contained the environment, the more the good stuff appears and the more the bad stuff will reveal itself."
- Bruce Greenwood
(Related: Environment, Will)

"If you don't pay attention and if your imagination isn't pretty much engaged, you're going to miss things and you're going to miss opportunities for it to be as compelling and as creepy as it can be."
- Bruce Greenwood
(Related: Imagination, Attention, Pretty)

"You kind of invite a little spooky, creepy vibe into your whole experience of making a movie."
- Bruce Greenwood
(Related: Experience)

"With a contained environment, there is the promise of friction. And that is where the drama comes from."
- Bruce Greenwood
(Related: Drama, Environment, Promise)

"When they discover I have a green card there may be some problems."
- Bruce Greenwood
(Related: May, Problems)

"I was thinking about doing another film at the same time, which was the sequel to Basic Instinct and I just had a feeling that wasn't going to happen. You know, I just kind of read the writing on the wall."
- Bruce Greenwood
(Related: Time, Feeling, Film, Instinct, Thinking, Writing)

"I think on some level, that's a fear that exists in everybody, that if we're tested, we won't make the courageous choice. We won't make the decision that would make us heroic. We make the decision that would reveal us to be all too human."
- Bruce Greenwood
(Related: Fear, Decision, Choice)

"I do a lot of serious stuff, but I'm not a very serious guy."
- Bruce Greenwood
"Did I get jiggy with Will? I would have to say no! Did I have fun with Will? I would have to say yeah! But you know, I did not jig with the man, if you know what I'm saying!"
- Bruce Greenwood
(Related: Fun, Man, Will)

"Animals... don't have a sense of time. You just have to do things over and over with animals until they happen to do it right because they don't really know what you want."
- Bruce Greenwood
(Related: Time, Animals, Right, Sense, Want)

"I'm just a husband waltzing in the background."
- Bruce Greenwood
(Related: Husband)

"Racing Stripes was so much fun to do. It's one of the funniest movies I've seen in a couple years."
- Bruce Greenwood
(Related: Movies, Fun, Racing, Years)

"When we rehearse, we're always trying to aim for something else. But we never quite succeed in getting there."
- Colin Greenwood
(Related: Succeed, Trying)

"Our site should be like Paddington Station with a much better version of WH Smith's in it."
- Colin Greenwood
"People need to focus on bigger issues instead of whether George Bush is an idiot or not."
- Colin Greenwood
(Related: People, Focus)

"Phil is a real drummer's drummer."
- Colin Greenwood
"The guitar is a much more efficient machine than a computer. More responsive."
- Colin Greenwood
(Related: Computer, Guitar, Machine)

"The thing about rock is that people are not just interested in bands because of where they want to go. It's where they want to escape from that matters."
- Colin Greenwood
(Related: People, Want)

"The trick with computers I think, is to approach old and new things with the same reverence as you would like your favourite chair and not be seduced by the constant innovation otherwise you never do anything."
- Colin Greenwood
(Related: Computers, Innovation, Old)

"There's no point apologizing about where you come from."
- Colin Greenwood
"Warp was important to Thom about two years ago when he was looking for different sounds."
- Colin Greenwood
(Related: Years)

"We are kind of one step removed, not really in the center of things."
- Colin Greenwood
"We try to treat everywhere we play differently and that's really important."
- Colin Greenwood
(Related: Play)

"With Dollars And Cents on the album, we had it as a band jam and I sometimes spend evenings playing with records over the top of things we were working on to see what works."
- Colin Greenwood
"You should approach a sequencer like you would a Dobro guitar."
- Colin Greenwood
(Related: Guitar)

"One of the books we read a few years ago that had a big effect on us was Repeated Takes by Michael Chanan."
- Colin Greenwood
(Related: Books, Effect, Years)

"With our website we didn't want people to come to our site and find out about Radiohead. We wanted them to come to our site and find out about what Radiohead are finding out about."
- Colin Greenwood
(Related: People, Want)

"We stuck the record head so it kept on recording over and over on top of itself and played keyboard notes into it to create this ghost repetition melody."
- Colin Greenwood
(Related: Repetition)

"For me that's what's fascinating about the internet, that aggregate thing."
- Colin Greenwood
(Related: Internet)

"My page is junk, because I hate putting anything to do with me on the site, it just feels wrong."
- Colin Greenwood
(Related: Hate, Wrong)

"You should approach technological things in a nostalgic way."
- Colin Greenwood
"Coltrane would do what you'd get a Roland Pro Tools module to do but with a group of jazz musicians."
- Colin Greenwood
(Related: Jazz, Musicians, Tools)

"I don't listen to much modern composition."
- Colin Greenwood
"I don't think anything's underground anymore. And I think that's a good thing. Everything is up for grabs."
- Colin Greenwood
"I mean, I'm in a band, we're reasonably successful, I've got a very nice suit - I'm not even a bad person- so why can't I get a shag?"
- Colin Greenwood
(Related: Successful)

"I trained as a classical guitarist but that was it."
- Colin Greenwood
"I'm going to have classical piano lessons next."
- Colin Greenwood
"If you're working on a computer and you're editing bass, it looks like a warm curvy, sort of feminine object."
- Colin Greenwood
(Related: Computer)

"In Kid A and Amnesiac, the guitar becomes one more texture, difficult to separate from other textures."
- Colin Greenwood
(Related: Guitar)

"In OK Computer, the guitar was already moving towards a tone generator as well as a riff generator."
- Colin Greenwood
(Related: Computer, Guitar)

"It's a full on job just looking for human social responsibility."
- Colin Greenwood
(Related: Job, Responsibility)

"Motion Picture Soundtrack on Kid A was another Coltrane inspiration."
- Colin Greenwood
(Related: Inspiration)

"Jonny doesn't want to do TV interviews because he thinks that he comes across as an idiot."
- Colin Greenwood
(Related: Want)

"Limits are very important."
- Colin Greenwood
(Related: Limits)

"Bill Withers and Curtis Mayfield, those are the people who informed me in playing the bass."
- Colin Greenwood
(Related: People)

"I've seen the Mass For The End Of Time in concert but my brother's the more musical one really."
- Colin Greenwood
(Related: Time, Brother, End)

"We used to wash our hair in buckets and survive on toasted sandwiches, chocolates and soup."
- Joan Greenwood
(Related: Hair)

"Now I am an old hag, I get to play much more interesting characters."
- Joan Greenwood
(Related: Now, Old, Play)

"No, I am not interested in women or sex or anything."
- Johnny Greenwood
(Related: Women, Sex)

"Obviously there will be a backlash. If you believe the hype you have to believe a backlash too. Any criticism we get, is always stuff we've already criticised ourselves."
- Johnny Greenwood
(Related: Criticism, Will)

"There's the soundtrack to The French Connection II'I think It's my favorite soundtrack. It hasn't been released. I actually had to go and get the film and just make a recording of it to get the music."
- Jonny Greenwood
(Related: Music, Connection, Favorite, Film)

"The rest of the band were basically friends, So it was me following them around and begging them to let me be in their band for two or three years. And they finally let me in on the harmonica, actually, and then the keyboards, and finally the guitar."
- Jonny Greenwood
(Related: Friends, Guitar, Rest, Years)

"I think It's a bit of a disappointment that a lot of people's Golden Age of music is still the '60s."
- Jonny Greenwood
(Related: Age, Music, People, Disappointment)

"Presented with a song like Exit Music, It's impossible to know what to add without actually making it worse. How can you play along when It's already there?"
- Jonny Greenwood
(Related: Music, Play, Song)

"It's what the Pixies always said about music - they were writing songs and just trying not to be boring. That was their main motivation and it worked for them. I remember reading that and thinking that was the way to do it."
- Jonny Greenwood
(Related: Music, Motivation, Reading, Songs, Thinking, Trying, Writing)

"It's like that scene from The Player when they talk about merging Star Wars and Kramer vs. Kramer, or whatever. You could do that with music and it would just be awful."
- Jonny Greenwood
(Related: Music, Talk)

"It's kind of not about the quality of the art, as much as this is what I love doing and I'd have a worse time doing anything else. That's kind of as far as I think in terms of philosophy."
- Jonny Greenwood
(Related: Love, Time, Art, Quality, Philosophy)

"I'm quite into listening to music and not doing anything else."
- Jonny Greenwood
(Related: Music, Listening)

"I was just very conscious that I could either bore people by having the music be similar for too long, or I could just wear them out and bore them in a different way by having it changing too much every minute or two minutes. So, there was that kind of balance to get right."
- Jonny Greenwood
(Related: Music, People, Balance, Right)

"But over a period of time It's the melodic things that are in my head all day."
- Jonny Greenwood
(Related: Time, Day)

"I think it should be ambitious and good music does deal with life and art and all these wonderful things."
- Jonny Greenwood
(Related: Art, Life, Music)

"Right now my mind is on the people who stole our instruments, and, specifically, the person with my guitar, which will no doubt end its days having Green Day songs worked out on it. A better fate was deserved - and while the reverence given to guitars annoys me, I shall miss it."
- Jonny Greenwood
(Related: People, Day, Doubt, End, Fate, Guitar, Mind, Now, Right, Songs, Will)

"But I was in the Radiohead studio today and Phil was there drumming and Thom was there playing. We feel like we've only just stopped and already people are wanting us to carry on."
- Jonny Greenwood
(Related: People, Today)

"Everything I do feels like It's going to end up being in Radiohead."
- Jonny Greenwood
(Related: Being, End)

"I can remember soundtracks that you just can't separate from the film - It's just so intertwined, so important. Like the Hitchcock ones where they kind of inform each other and become this larger thing as a result."
- Jonny Greenwood
(Related: Film, Result)

"I remember when I was in my late teens just getting rid of lots of records, realizing I only ever listened to them when I was reading, or watching TV, or doing something else."
- Jonny Greenwood
(Related: Reading)

"I suppose all of us - we have the old Protestant work ethic of feeling guilty when you're not working, and getting a buzz from feeling like you're really busy. That's the reason to sort of carry on."
- Jonny Greenwood
(Related: Work, Feeling, Old, Reason, Work ethic)

"I suppose subconsciously I was thinking in terms of having the scale of it matching the scale of the images. Hence the sort of string quartet, jazz band and electronic stuff."
- Jonny Greenwood
(Related: Jazz, Thinking)

"I suppose, counting back, if the Beatles had been influenced by music in the same length of time ago - you'd have to put that into better English for me, thank you - they would have been like a banjo orchestra. They would have been doing show tunes."
- Jonny Greenwood
(Related: Music, Time, English)

"That's why I believe that we must never fail to affirm that we are indeed one nation under God."
- Lee Greenwood
(Related: God, Nation)

"People who don't believe in God may have their own way of justifying some bad act they have committed."
- Lee Greenwood
(Related: God, People, Act, May)

"When our forefathers put down roots in desolate places, the thing that allowed them to survive was that they had a faith to see them through the tough times."
- Lee Greenwood
(Related: Faith)

"The traditions of a nation are very important and the anthem written by Francis Scott Key in the early days of our nation should always be revered."
- Lee Greenwood
(Related: Key, Nation, Traditions)

"The Constitution of the United States allows us to change; I don't have a problem with that."
- Lee Greenwood
(Related: Change, Constitution, states, United)

"Some people may believe that their conscience is enough to guide them not to lie, be deceitful or do the other things God has commanded us not to do. I disagree."
- Lee Greenwood
(Related: God, Lie, People, Conscience, May)

"When you put your hand on the Bible, you are saying something much stronger than just telling your peers that you're going to tell the truth."
- Lee Greenwood
(Related: Truth, Bible, Saying)

"At their core, when things really matter, people see a need to turn to God for strength and protection."
- Lee Greenwood
(Related: God, People, Strength, Protection)

"My grandparents knew it was important that I understood Christianity and the Bible. But they never took me to church; they sent me to church."
- Lee Greenwood
(Related: Christianity, Church, Bible, Grandparents)

"It bothers me to know there is the possibility that I as a Christian would be not only an underdog, but that I would be trodden upon if I claimed that I was a Christian."
- Lee Greenwood
(Related: Possibility, Christian)

"I'm pretty much an open book."
- Lee Greenwood
(Related: Open, Pretty)

"Historically, America has answered to a higher authority."
- Lee Greenwood
(Related: America, Authority)

"But if we get to the point where more people do not believe in a God than who do believe in God, we will have a hollow legal system - we will have something without heart."
- Lee Greenwood
(Related: Legal, God, People, Heart, Will)

"But I believe there is a decay that is eroding America, and as a result, God begins to disappear from our society."
- Lee Greenwood
(Related: Society, God, America, Result)

"The papers reveal that in several key abortion cases, justices were keenly interested in the perceived public reaction to their rulings - indicating that courts can be influenced by public sentiment."
- Lee Greenwood
(Related: Abortion, Key, Public, Sentiment)

"My personality is that I'm a human being like everybody else, just a citizen and a blue collar guy."
- Lee Greenwood
(Related: Being, Personality)

"In front of us lay a smooth sandy beach, beyond which rose gradually a high wooded country, and behind us was the sea, studded with numerous islands of every variety of form."
- George Grey
(Related: Beach, Country, Islands, Sea, Variety)

"The unread story is not a story; it is little black marks on wood pulp. The reader, reading it, makes it live: a live thing, a story."
- Ursula K. Le Guin
(Related: Reading, Wood)

"This land is your land, this land is my land, From California to the New York Island. From the redwood forest to the Gulf Stream waters This land was made for you and me."
- Woody Guthrie
(Related: Land)

"If you play more than two chords, you're showing off."
- Woody Guthrie
(Related: Play)

"Life has got a habit of not standing hitched. You got to ride it like you find it. You got to change with it. If a day goes by that don't change some of your old notions for new ones, that is just about like trying to milk a dead cow."
- Woody Guthrie
(Related: Change, Life, Habit, Day, Old, Trying)

"Left wing, chicken wing, it don't make no difference to me."
- Woody Guthrie
(Related: Difference)

"The allure of Hollywood is huge when you don't know anything. You don't know the knives behind the smiles."
- Steve Guttenberg
(Related: Hollywood, Smiles)

"It sounds like something from a Woody Guthrie song, but it's true; I was raised in a freight car."
- Merle Haggard
(Related: Car, Song)

"You know Hollywood is a weird and wonderful place, I didn't know I Dream of Jeanie had been cancelled after 5 years until I went back to go on the lot to pick up some clothes and things I had in my dressing room."
- Larry Hagman
(Related: Dream, Clothes, Hollywood, Years)

"I think it's even harder because I think as always, Hollywood is sort of glamour central for the world, and the entire world looks to it for not only entertainment, but the whole idea of the youth factor and youth being sold to our culture via young actors and actresses."
- Anthony Michael Hall
(Related: Idea, Actors, Being, Culture, Entertainment, Glamour, Hollywood, World, Youth)

"In the years since I worked with John Hughes, there were many years where I literally had hundred of doors slammed in my face because I wasn't that kid anymore, and I wasn't a character actor, and I wasn't a leading man, and I wasn't whatever Hollywood was looking for."
- Anthony Michael Hall
(Related: Character, Actor, Hollywood, Leading, Man, Years)

"It's sometimes better to pretend I don't hear the sound of somebody in the nearby woods with a shotgun."
- Dashiell Hammett
(Related: Sound)

"There is nothing like being left alone again, to walk peacefully with oneself in the woods. To boil one's coffee and fill one's pipe, and to think idly and slowly as one does it."
- Knut Hamsun
(Related: Being, Coffee, Nothing)

"When you repeat, in that wooden and perfunctory way, that our situation is better than others, that we're 'well-placed to weather the storm', I have to tell you that you sound like a Brezhnev-era apparatchik giving the party line."
- Daniel Hannan
(Related: Giving, Party, Sound, Weather)

"I'm just a pack mule. I've played leads and I've played character roles. Any actress in Hollywood will tell you as your age climbs, the leads thin."
- Marcia Gay Harden
(Related: Age, Character, Hollywood, Will)

"I believe that God felt sorry for actors so he created Hollywood to give them a place in the sun and a swimming pool. The price they had to pay was to surrender their talent."
- Cedric Hardwicke
(Related: God, Talent, Actors, Hollywood, Sun, Surrender)

"Bent metal is worse than bent wood and weight for weight is more flexible."
- Lawrence Hargrave
(Related: Weight, Wood)

"I've continued to always keep in mind having a healthy does of that in Hollywood, now that I am part of the system and obviously have to follow the way the system works - you still have to have that crazy determination."
- Renny Harlin
(Related: Determination, Hollywood, Mind, Now)

"I decided that, somehow, I had to get out of there and go to Hollywood. I had never been to America."
- Renny Harlin
(Related: America, Hollywood)

"Salma is just one of the great goddesses ever put on this Earth."
- Woody Harrelson
(Related: Earth)

"I related to his disillusionment. Thinking that he was going for this big dream. Then he kind of saw through it all at one point and went back home. Then he started a bender, which I can relate to of course."
- Woody Harrelson
(Related: Home, Dream, Disillusionment, Thinking)

"When I was in the seventh grade I did a report about the environment and the loss of species. It was supposed to be only a few pages, but ended up being nearly 50."
- Woody Harrelson
(Related: Being, Environment, Loss)

"Well for six years during Cheers I couldn't get another job."
- Woody Harrelson
(Related: Job, Years)

"We've killed a million Iraqis since the start of the Gulf war - mostly by blocking humanitarian aid."
- Woody Harrelson
(Related: War)

"Violence was almost an aphrodisiac for me."
- Woody Harrelson
(Related: Violence)

"There's just something extraordinary about that Selma Hayek."
- Woody Harrelson
"The war against terrorism is terrorism."
- Woody Harrelson
(Related: War, Terrorism)

"Some people make a great film and then they can't follow up."
- Woody Harrelson
(Related: People, Film)

"So I just took some time off. I was maybe going to do two or three years and it turned into five years. But certainly, I'd say it was the best thing I ever did. And now I come back to this whole thing really energized about it."
- Woody Harrelson
(Related: Time, Now, Years)

"My main hope for myself is to be where I am."
- Woody Harrelson
(Related: Hope)

"A grownup is a child with layers on."
- Woody Harrelson
"I think my best skill in this whole deal is as a conduit to try to bring people together, because I think it's in our unity that we'll have the greatest strength."
- Woody Harrelson
(Related: People, Strength, Skill, Unity)

"In the courtroom, it's where a lawyer really becomes an actor. There's a very fine line between delivering a monologue in a play and delivering a monologue to a jury. I've always felt that way - I've been in a lot of courtrooms. The best lawyers are really theatrical."
- Woody Harrelson
(Related: Actor, Jury, Lawyers, Play)

"I never was disillusioned with acting because I love acting."
- Woody Harrelson
(Related: Love, Acting)

"I had a hard time with that hockey. I hadn't grown up skating, so that was my biggest challenge. We worked on it and worked on it. But then when we first shot it, it was so hard for me."
- Woody Harrelson
(Related: Time, Challenge, First)

"Even though there's an entertainment value to the film, I think it's very important because you can't really separate the impact of that political message from it. It's rare that you get films like that I think; that really have an important message and are also entertaining."
- Woody Harrelson
(Related: Entertainment, Film, Value)

"But I just felt at one point that I was on a hamster wheel, you know? Just doing movie after movie and thinking so much about career related things and I think missing out on hanging with my friends and family as much I needed to."
- Woody Harrelson
(Related: Family, Career, Friends, Thinking)

"And Garrison Keillor I think is a fascinating guy and really entertaining."
- Woody Harrelson
"Right now there should be a moratorium on the cutting down of old growth in this country. That is a small thing to ask at this point. There is only four percent of old growth left. Ninety-six percent of it has been cut down."
- Woody Harrelson
(Related: Growth, Country, Now, Old, Right)

"I saw a very good Hollywood film the other day. It was about Cole Porter."
- Julie Harris
(Related: Day, Film, Hollywood)

"I have to go back to my younger days, when I just adored Hollywood musicals."
- Julie Harris
(Related: Hollywood)

"Honestly, when I got to Hollywood I was trying to sell my songs."
- Gregory Harrison
(Related: Hollywood, Songs, Trying)

"Then when I got to Hollywood, the first musical I did was Festival in 1977."
- Gregory Harrison
(Related: First, Hollywood)

"Ontario wood prices are among the highest in the world."
- John Harrison
(Related: Wood, World)

"Julia Roberts is a favorite. Everybody loves her in the Hollywood community. The public adores her."
- Mary Hart
(Related: Community, Favorite, Hollywood, Public)

"Hollywood is run by people who sit up in their executive office, who are not connected to Mississippi, Alabama, Chicago, South Carolina. They know nothing about that, they don't go to church, and they make their decisions about what they think is right."
- Steve Harvey
(Related: People, Church, Chicago, Decisions, Hollywood, Nothing, Office, Right)

"The nature of journalism has been the enemy of idealism and the source of cynicism among American reporters and editors throughout our history."
- Richard Harwood
(Related: History, Nature, American, Cynicism, Editors, Enemy, Idealism, Journalism)

"It's a terrific... you can't put it down. So I phoned him back and I said I'd love to do it. I went over to Paris for a meeting, and we just talked very generally about the approach."
- Ronald Harwood
(Related: Love, Meeting, Paris)

"No, I can't write treatments, I think there's a danger with treatments. That you... you write out your first excitement and enthusiasm in a prose treatment."
- Ronald Harwood
(Related: Enthusiasm, Danger, Excitement, First, Prose, Treatment)

"Well we took it apart scene by scene. We examined every sentence, every full stop, every comma. He has a most wonderful eye for detail, Roman, and you know, he's a very good artist."
- Ronald Harwood
(Related: Artist, Detail, Eye)

"I mean he's a very famous director... they're not going to put their... and he's very tough, he doesn't like interference at all, so he kept them at bay."
- Ronald Harwood
(Related: Famous)

"He's very concealed, Polanski. We became very close friends, but I don't think I ever saw him drop his guard. I didn't see him upset or anything like that, we just did the work."
- Ronald Harwood
(Related: Work, Friends)

"Easier to climb up, than to just hang on."
- Ronald Harwood
"I went straight in. Fade in, one... whatever. He's playing the piano in the radio station."
- Ronald Harwood
"I still don't consider myself as going Hollywood. I did a movie because the opportunity presented itself and it was fun. When everything stops being fun, I'll go onto something else."
- Colleen Haskell
(Related: Opportunity, Being, Fun, Hollywood)

"The one thing that you simply have to remember all the time that you are there, is that Hollywood is an oriental city. As long as you do that you might survive. If you try to equate it with anything else you'll perish."
- Olivia De Havilland
(Related: Time, Hollywood)

"My driving abilities from Mexico have helped me get through Hollywood."
- Salma Hayek
(Related: Driving, Hollywood)

"When I first came to Hollywood I was told to go out with an agent because it was good for my career. So I went to a party with him because it was good for my 'career.' Well, he thought the whole thing was a big date. Needless to say, I was very upset."
- Salma Hayek
(Related: Thought, Career, First, Hollywood, Party)

"Paralyze resistance with persistence."
- Woody Hayes
(Related: Persistence)

"Without winners, there wouldn't even be any civilization."
- Woody Hayes
(Related: Civilization)

"Success - it's what you do with what you've got."
- Woody Hayes
(Related: Success)

"A man is always better than he thinks."
- Woody Hayes
(Related: Man)

"There's nothing that cleanses your soul like getting the hell kicked out of you."
- Woody Hayes
(Related: Soul, Hell, Nothing)

"To know ourselves, is agreed by all to be the most useful Learning; the first Lessons, therefore, given us ought to be on that Subject."
- Eliza Haywood
(Related: First, Learning)

"Of all the Beauties, it is that which attracts the most lasting Admiration, gives the greatest Charm to every thing we say or do, and renders us amiable in every Station, and thro' every Stage of Life."
- Eliza Haywood
(Related: Life, Admiration, Charm)

"There is one Quality, which has somewhat so heavenly in it; that by so much the more we are possess'd of it, by so much the more we draw nearer to the Great Author of Nature."
- Eliza Haywood
(Related: Nature, Quality)

"The Unhappy may, possibly, by indulging Thought, hit on some lucky Stratagem for the Relief of his Misfortunes, and the Happy may be infinitely more so by contemplating on his Condition."
- Eliza Haywood
(Related: Thought, May)

"I tell ya, I could have got some more jobs if I'd tried, but I went to Sweden instead."
- Lee Hazlewood
(Related: Jobs)

"I think for writers who write that kind of stuff, they want to make changes. Look at Kris Kristofferson and Dylan. I mean, whole generations come along liking that stuff and that's great."
- Lee Hazlewood
(Related: Generations, Want, Writers)

"I used to not stutter any. Oh, I did when I was a kid, I stuttered, I had a bad stutter until I was probably between the second and third grade and a guy got rid of it for me."
- Lee Hazlewood
"I always liked circuses, so I would have enjoyed that."
- Lee Hazlewood
"I just did one movie and there was no career for me, anyway."
- Lee Hazlewood
(Related: Career)

"If it was Europe, I just picked a country that I hadn't been to, but I didn't try to check up on what was going on in the country or anything like that. I just went and had a good time and met a lot of very nice people who are still my friends."
- Lee Hazlewood
(Related: Time, People, Country, Europe, Friends)

"Nobody heard records of you playing whatever the melody was on those low strings. It worked out good, you know, about 25 or 26 million records later. I guess it worked out alright."
- Lee Hazlewood
"Oh no, I'm not a historian or anything like that."
- Lee Hazlewood
"People think I'm crazy because I travel too much, but I haven't been doing any of that lately because I got a little sick this year and I've tried to take care of it."
- Lee Hazlewood
(Related: Travel, People, Care)

"So anyway, I really enjoyed the European audiences."
- Lee Hazlewood
(Related: Audiences)

"So I became a producer because I knew one of the reasons was they didn't do them the way I thought was right."
- Lee Hazlewood
(Related: Thought, Right)

"Sweden was very nice. I did a lot of television. I wrote, directed and was in a lot of television there."
- Lee Hazlewood
(Related: Television)

"The movie wasn't a hit, although it did well in Europe for some reason."
- Lee Hazlewood
(Related: Europe, Reason)

"The thing I hated about it was that you live in your trailer all the time and then they call you and you do maybe two dozen lines. Then they do that for three hours and you wait and wait and wait, and I don't like waiting."
- Lee Hazlewood
(Related: Time, Waiting)

"There's nothing worse, I guess, than being black in an all-white church or being southern and being a liberal."
- Lee Hazlewood
(Related: Church, Being, Liberal, Nothing)

"When we did that kind of stuff our only rule was... Well, we didn't have any rules, really, but my rule, because I was the drinker of the group, was not at any time of the day before the night we're working."
- Lee Hazlewood
(Related: Time, Day, Night, Rules)

"You see I have to be in the clinic every Thursday and it's in Phoenix so I have to fly down or drive down. It has to be every Thursday for this damn stuff they're giving me."
- Lee Hazlewood
(Related: Giving)

"Well, you'll find the most boring part of it is the waiting, at least if it's in films anyway. Television's a lot faster, but the product... I don't think it's as good as a film."
- Lee Hazlewood
(Related: Film, Television, Waiting)

"Plastic surgery is like a big elephant sitting in the Hollywood living room."
- Patricia Heaton
(Related: Hollywood, Living)

"And I think I have a perspective about Hollywood that you don't see very often in the press."
- Patricia Heaton
(Related: Hollywood, Perspective, Press)

"Are we changing the idea of what beauty is? Let's hope so. I'm not the typical Hollywood beauty. Let's hope we're looking at the insides of people a little more."
- Anne Heche
(Related: Beauty, People, Idea, Hope, Hollywood)

"People's sex habits are as well known in Hollywood as their political opinions, and much less criticized."
- Ben Hecht
(Related: Sex, People, Habits, Hollywood, Opinions)

"Hollywood held this double lure for me, tremendous sums of money for work that required no more effort than a game of pinochle."
- Ben Hecht
(Related: Money, Work, Effort, Hollywood)

"I'm a Hollywood writer, so I put on my sports jacket and take off my brain."
- Ben Hecht
(Related: Sports, Hollywood, Writer)

"In Hollywood, a starlet is the name for any woman under thirty who is not actively employed in a brothel."
- Ben Hecht
(Related: Hollywood, Name, Woman)

"It's a great challenge to come from little New Zealand and beat the odds in Hollywood."
- Martin Henderson
(Related: Challenge, Hollywood)

"I've watched the demise of the Hollywood orchestra, the house orchestras of the big studios."
- Skitch Henderson
(Related: Hollywood, Orchestras)

"I started off as a studio pianist in Hollywood."
- Skitch Henderson
(Related: Hollywood)

"And then I went into television; and then television moved from the East Coast to Hollywood."
- Skitch Henderson
(Related: Hollywood, Television)

"Where is this Hollywood scene, where is it? I'd like to find it one day... If I want to go out and have a good time, I go to New York."
- Natasha Henstridge
(Related: Time, Day, Hollywood, Want)

"I began as a model, but that did not really hold my interest for too long! I believe I stood out from the parade of models trying to make it in Hollywood, which helped launch my career beyond the one-night-stand horror movie."
- Natasha Henstridge
(Related: Career, Hollywood, Horror, Interest, Trying)

"The average Hollywood film star's ambition is to be admired by an American, courted by an Italian, married to an Englishman and have a French boyfriend."
- Katharine Hepburn
(Related: Boyfriend, Ambition, American, Film, Hollywood)

"There were a lot of times where there was a great deal of fodder recorded and played, because there was a market for it - just as there is today. And there were more bad bands than there were good bands - I think that should always be remembered."
- Woody Herman
(Related: Today)

"I'm going to be on the road for the rest of my life."
- Woody Herman
(Related: Life, Rest, Road)

"The singing was something I got from my father."
- Woody Herman
(Related: Father, Singing)

"My only claim to fame, if I have one, is that I'm an editor."
- Woody Herman
(Related: Fame)

"I like the sensibility of Australian film a lot and the crews are fantastic. Great characters, wonderful people and no line between - I think in Hollywood they have this line between actors and crew a lot, and that just didn't exist, which I really appreciated."
- Barbara Hershey
(Related: People, Actors, Film, Hollywood, Sensibility)

"Dirty Harry, for example. Clint Eastwood was not a rogue cop. He was a maverick cop, but he was a good guy."
- Charlton Heston
(Related: Example)

"Rome was not built in one day."
- John Heywood
(Related: Day, Rome)

"If you will call your troubles experiences, and remember that every experience develops some latent force within you, you will grow vigorous and happy, however adverse your circumstances may seem to be."
- John Heywood
(Related: Experience, Circumstances, Force, May, Will)

"A hard beginning maketh a good ending."
- John Heywood
(Related: Beginning, Ending)

"Nothing is impossible to a willing heart."
- John Heywood
(Related: Heart, Nothing)

"The loss of wealth is loss of dirt, as sages in all times assert; The happy man's without a shirt."
- John Heywood
(Related: Wealth, Loss, Man)

"Those who agree with us may not be right, but we admire their astuteness."
- John Heywood
(Related: May, Right)

"Wedding is destiny, and hanging likewise."
- John Heywood
(Related: Wedding, Destiny)

"When all candles be out, all cats be grey."
- John Heywood
(Related: Cats)

"Would ye both eat your cake and have your cake?"
- John Heywood
"Many hands make light work."
- John Heywood
(Related: Work, Light)

"The world 's a theatre, the earth a stage, Which God and Nature do with actors fill."
- Thomas Heywood
(Related: Nature, God, Actors, Earth, Theatre, World)

"I prefer to live in the country where it's quiet. Woody Allen movies there are dubbed into Italian."
- Patricia Highsmith
(Related: Movies, Country, Quiet)

"And we turned off and 30 miles south they're standing in the middle of our road blocking our way, stopped the car, got out, took us through the path in the woods, where the craft was on the ground."
- Betty Hill
(Related: Car, Road)

"Some say Hollywood movies that are made about boxing are just metaphors for other things, I think I've made one that's actually about boxing and not a metaphor."
- Walter Hill
(Related: Movies, Boxing, Hollywood, Metaphor, Metaphors)

"It only worked for a little while; the morning after I agreed to go with Universal, an article came out in the Hollywood trade papers, and the secret was out."
- Laura Hillenbrand
(Related: Hollywood, Trade)

"I spoke to my agent and learned that a Hollywood scout had seen my proposal in one of the publishing houses, and had faxed it to Hollywood, where it was generating a lot of interest."
- Laura Hillenbrand
(Related: Hollywood, Houses, Interest, Publishing)

"After Nashville sushi and a long debate on Bob Dylan, we went into Woodland Studios at 10 pm that night for a look around, and jammed for 5 hours solid."
- Robyn Hitchcock
(Related: Debate, Night)

"Well, in Bradford I could say I was brought up in Bradford and Hollywood."
- David Hockney
(Related: Hollywood)

"As any old Taoist walking out of the woods can tell you, simple-minded does not necessarily mean stupid."
- Benjamin Hoff
(Related: Old, Walking)

"Hawthorne has given us a tradition that some people refer to as Yankee Magic Realism, and I do think there is a certain quality to the landscape that definitely leads into the dark woods."
- Alice Hoffman
(Related: Quality, People, Magic, Realism, Tradition, Yankee)

"I was bargaining for time away from Hollywood, and Columbia was bargaining for money. I got what I wanted and they got what they wanted. They knew I was so anxious to do Born Yesterday that I'd have done it for a dollar. They gave me the next best thing."
- Judy Holliday
(Related: Time, Money, Hollywood, Yesterday)

"It's tough when take 1 is technically okay and take 2 has better acting. Out here (Hollywood) they print the first one. That's the one where we all hit the mark on the floor and who cares about the acting."
- Judy Holliday
(Related: Acting, First)

"It's actually great to shoot far away from Hollywood because we don't have the distractions of the parties and premieres and all that. And, of course, you can save money - there are no good shoe stores."
- Katie Holmes
(Related: Money, Hollywood)

"Law students have taken over Hollywood. To them it's all about making money. They know people want to see what they've seen before. Also, remakes are places to showcase the new stars of tomorrow."
- Tobe Hooper
(Related: Money, People, Hollywood, Law, Stars, Students, Tomorrow, Want)

"They'll always be an England, even if it's in Hollywood."
- Bob Hope
(Related: England, Hollywood)

"I don't have to be an imitation of a white woman that Hollywood sort of hoped I'd become. I'm me, and I'm like nobody else."
- Lena Horne
(Related: Hollywood, Imitation, Woman)

"I've always wanted to play Maria in West Side Story. My idol is Natalie Wood, and I love the movie, so I think a modern-day twist on it would be really neat."
- Vanessa Hudgens
(Related: Love, Play, Wood)

"At the time I came along, Hollywood's idea of teen movies meant there had to be a lot of nudity, usually involving boys in pursuit of sex, and pretty gross overall. Either that or a horror movie. And the last thing Hollywood wanted in their teen movies was teenagers!"
- John Hughes
(Related: Movies, Teen, Time, Sex, Idea, Boys, Hollywood, Horror, Nudity, Pretty, Pursuit)

"My teeth have never been touched. Why did I tell you that? Knock on wood. I've got a few scars over the eyes, a couple on the chin, a few on the beak and one across the cheek. But my luck is running out."
- Brett Hull
(Related: Eyes, Luck, Running, Wood)

"It could be my downfall, but I don't think it is - Hollywood is run on perception, and if you stray off the path of what you want to do with your career, it's suicide."
- Charlie Hunnam
(Related: Perception, Career, Hollywood, Suicide, Want)

"Hollywood is what you make it; you have to choose company with care because you become what they are."
- Bonnie Hunt
(Related: Care, Company, Hollywood)

"I think what Hollywood has done for so long, is make movies for themselves."
- David Hunt
(Related: Movies, Hollywood)

"The idea of making pictures abroad is exciting when you're in Hollywood and have never worked in foreign countries. You think you'll get to see the sights and have all the fun that goes with traveling. Actually, you spend so much time on the job that you don't do much else."
- Jeffrey Hunter
(Related: Time, Idea, Countries, Fun, Hollywood, Job, Traveling)

"When it comes to turning out movies, I'm for Hollywood."
- Jeffrey Hunter
(Related: Movies, Hollywood)

"Hollywood cools, and when it cools you have to go to where the work is. I ran off to Italy to do spaghetti westerns."
- Tab Hunter
(Related: Work, Hollywood, Italy)

"I wasn't an actor. They they take the externals. Here I was, a kid thrown into Hollywood with a brand-new name, starring in motion pictures."
- Tab Hunter
(Related: Actor, Hollywood, Name)

"In America the most widespread type of forest is the evergreen coniferous woodland of the north."
- Ellsworth Huntington
(Related: America)

"One says also, it is one of the most faithful men in Hollywood, and makes again more interesting it equal."
- Michelle Hunziker
(Related: Men, Hollywood)

"Hollywood has always been a cage... a cage to catch our dreams."
- John Huston
(Related: Dreams, Hollywood)

"Thirty years ago, we were in a movie theater and thought it was so cool because we were finally delivered from the horrors of stained glass and wooden pews."
- Bill Hybels
(Related: Thought, Theater, Years)

"There is a serene and settled majesty to woodland scenery that enters into the soul and delights and elevates it, and fills it with noble inclinations."
- Washington Irving
(Related: Soul)

"I'll bet Shakespeare compromised himself a lot; anybody who's in the entertainment industry does to some extent."
- Christopher Isherwood
(Related: Entertainment, Shakespeare)

"What irritates me is the bland way people go around saying, 'Oh, our attitude has changed. We don't dislike these people any more.' But by the strangest coincidence, they haven't taken away the injustice; the laws are still on the books."
- Christopher Isherwood
(Related: People, Attitude, Books, Injustice, Laws, Saying)

"Life is not so bad if you have plenty of luck, a good physique, and not too much imagination."
- Christopher Isherwood
(Related: Imagination, Life, Luck)

"I am a camera with its shutter open, quite passive, recording, not thinking."
- Christopher Isherwood
(Related: Open, Thinking)

"California is a tragic country - like Palestine, like every Promised Land."
- Christopher Isherwood
(Related: Country, Land, Palestine)

"One should never write down or up to people, but out of yourself."
- Christopher Isherwood
(Related: People)

"Do you know how many plastic surgeries are done to the actors and actresses in Hollywood?"
- Joseph Jackson
(Related: Actors, Hollywood)

"This is the place to see the stars - Hollywood Bowl."
- Mahalia Jackson
(Related: Hollywood, Stars)

"You know, let's put it this way, if all the people in Hollywood who have had plastic surgery, if they went on vacation, there wouldn't be a person left in town."
- Michael Jackson
(Related: People, Hollywood, Vacation)

"The bottom line of Hollywood is money."
- Victoria Jackson
(Related: Money, Hollywood)

"I think the reason they cast me as the good girls is because they couldn't find any in Hollywood."
- Victoria Jackson
(Related: Girls, Hollywood, Reason)

"We prefer synthetic rather than natural materials. Natural products are almost too valuable. Wood is much harder to produce than metal. And metal is recyclable, while wood isn't."
- Helmut Jahn
(Related: Wood)

"I'm big and a lot of the stars are smaller so if you're big and mean looking, you play bad guys. After Blade Runner, I was the meanest guy in Hollywood."
- Brion James
(Related: Hollywood, Play, Stars)

"I'm not a braggart, but when I was a little girl people used to come from all over Hollywood to hear me sing."
- Etta James
(Related: People, Hollywood)

"I was in Deadwood at the time and on hearing of the killing made my way at once to the scene of the shooting and found that my friend had been killed by McCall."
- Calamity Jane
(Related: Time, Friend, Hearing, Killing)

"The city of Wildwood has been fantastic in helping us and supporting this event. This is a small way of the Soul saying thanks to our fans."
- Ron Jaworski
(Related: Soul, Fans, Saying)

"Music is a very integral part of the film, but it will not be as full of music as a Bollywood film."
- Roland Joffe
(Related: Music, Film, Will)

"I just adored working with Woody. He was more than I could have ever dreamed of. I'd do it a million times over."
- Scarlett Johansson
"It's a required part of your film history to know who Woody is. His movies are so wonderful, and not just funny but so insightful about human behavior."
- Scarlett Johansson
(Related: Funny, History, Movies, Behavior, Film)

"Hollywood is very much an industry town. Your life becomes caught up in all of the parties and this list and that list. That's not something that I respond well to."
- Don Johnson
(Related: Life, Hollywood)

"I wanted to make the kind of records that I heard in the discos that I danced in at that time. Funky, electronic sounds, while the musicians in the band were more rock oriented. This I suppose created the sound we know as Frankie Goes To Hollywood."
- Holly Johnson
(Related: Time, Hollywood, Musicians, Sound)

"I was lucky enough to occasionally break out of that racist situation that prevails in the Hollywood film production community. But it was racist then and it will always be that way. It will never be otherwise."
- J. J. Johnson
(Related: Community, Film, Hollywood, Production, Will)

"I just prefer wood. I like the smell. To me, it's a lot cheaper than electric or gas, and it's more convenient. It's just a better heat to me."
- Junior Johnson
(Related: Wood)

"Can I throw harder than Joe Wood? Listen mister, no man alive can throw any harder than Smokey Joe Wood."
- Walter Johnson
(Related: Man, Wood)

"I don't think the money people in Hollywood have ever thought I was normal, but I am dedicated to my work and that's what counts."
- Angelina Jolie
(Related: Money, Work, Thought, People, Hollywood)

"I was as content Off-Broadway as I was in a big Hollywood movie, and, I just try to be content wherever I am, you know."
- James Earl Jones
(Related: Content, Hollywood)

"The goal wasn't to be a millionaire or to be a Hollywood star. That was not the goal. The goal was something about - the goal was to find the goal, but I knew where it was."
- James Earl Jones
(Related: Goal, Hollywood)

"Ive done Hay Fever and this one was called Another Time by Ronald Harwood."
- Jeffrey Jones
(Related: Time)

"Peter was 2 years and 10 months old when we began to study him. He was afraid of a white rat, and this fear extended to a rabbit, a fur coat, a feather, cotton wool, etc., but not to wooden blocks and similar toys."
- Mary C. Jones
(Related: Fear, Months, Old, Study, Years)

"We stole a box of honey jars one time and went out in the woods and took care of the whole box. I don't think I touched honey again for 20 years. I never wanted to see honey again."
- Quincy Jones
(Related: Time, Care, Years)

"Where is Hollywood located? Chiefly between the ears. In that part of the American brain lately vacated by God."
- Erica Jong
(Related: God, American, Hollywood)

"Every country gets the circus it deserves. Spain gets bullfights. Italy gets the Catholic Church. America gets Hollywood."
- Erica Jong
(Related: Church, America, Country, Hollywood, Italy, Spain)

"It's nice to work with Hollywood because there is never any question of resources put at your disposal to make a film as long as it is the right thing to do."
- Neil Jordan
(Related: Work, Film, Hollywood, Question, Right)

"The attitude and capacity of the factory, the old metal table and the new ideas of the wooden furniture quickly and naturally suggested the possibility of metal furniture."
- Donald Judd
(Related: Ideas, Attitude, Possibility, Old)

"A stair not worn hollow by footsteps is, regarded from its own point of view, only a boring something made of wood."
- Franz Kafka
(Related: Footsteps, Wood)

"We had grain but no mills, so I designed a special mill of wood so we could make flour."
- Mikhail Kalashnikov
(Related: Wood)

"From such crooked wood as that which man is made of, nothing straight can be fashioned."
- Immanuel Kant
(Related: Man, Nothing, Wood)

"When we toured... I was hungry to take out people like Jeff Beck in front of us; Fleetwood Mac, just before they hit; Heart, just before they hit."
- Paul Kantner
(Related: People, Heart)

"I truly believe that all power corrupts. Such is probably the thinking behind every political film ever made in Hollywood."
- Elia Kazan
(Related: Power, Film, Hollywood, Thinking)

"There was no doubt that there was a vast organization which was making fools of all the liberals in Hollywood and taking their money, that there was a police state among the Left element in Hollywood and Broadway."
- Elia Kazan
(Related: Money, Doubt, Fools, Hollywood, Liberals, Police, State)

"An audience is going to be able to find a little bit of Dorothy in themselves and relate to this woman.: roles like Dorothy Day are so rare in Hollywood."
- Moira Kelly
(Related: Day, Hollywood, Woman)

"Hollywood is a world all its own."
- Moira Kelly
(Related: Hollywood, World)

"I'll be a flop in movies. Besides, I don't like 'em, and I never did believe there was a place called Hollywood. Somebody made it up!"
- Patsy Kelly
(Related: Movies, Hollywood)

"I arrived in Hollywood and lived much of my life in America, but the fans did not really know me."
- Persis Khambatta
(Related: Life, America, Fans, Hollywood)

"Everybody told me to stay in Hollywood. This was the place they said I could have a big career. What they failed to mention was that no one would quite know what to do with me."
- Persis Khambatta
(Related: Career, Hollywood)

"We did that with people like Chris Rock, Woody Harrelson, and the environmentalist Julia Butterfly Hill."
- Anthony Kiedis
(Related: People)

"One of the local reporters assured me Garrison would put in an appearance for the cross-examination, but as the courtroom settled down and the rear doors were closed, there was no sign of him."
- James Kirkwood
(Related: Appearance)

"I would have thought he would be there out of just plain curiosity. It was incredible that he was missing."
- James Kirkwood
(Related: Thought, Curiosity)

"If the weather is good I go into the nearby wood - there I am painting a small beech forest (in the sun) with a few conifers mixed in. This takes until 8 'o clock."
- Gustav Klimt
(Related: Painting, Weather, Wood)

"You get to Hollywood and you are in the land of big money where they don't like to see only one screenwriter's name. It's much better if you've got four or five."
- Nigel Kneale
(Related: Money, Hollywood, Land, Name)

"The only folk I can judge are people like Woody Allen who I think is a genius, largely because I think he has beaten the system. He has his own company, and his films are all his own ideas. It's his direction, and so it comes out the way he imagined it."
- Nigel Kneale
(Related: Genius, People, Ideas, Company, Direction, Folk)

"So many directors are solely focused on their own success in Hollywood and multimillion dollar budgets and deals."
- Shirley Knight
(Related: Success, Budgets, Deals, Hollywood)

"Media companies, under the guise of piracy, are asking congress to give them more control over fair use. Hollywood wants to control innovation."
- Joe Krauss
(Related: Control, Congress, Hollywood, Innovation, Media)

"It is not ignorance but knowledge which is the mother of wonder."
- Joseph Wood Krutch
(Related: Mother, Knowledge, Ignorance, Wonder)

"It is sometimes easier to head an institute for the study of child guidance than it is to turn one brat into a decent human being."
- Joseph Wood Krutch
(Related: Being, Guidance, Study)

"When a man wantonly destroys one of the works of man we call him a vandal. When he destroys one of the works of god we call him a sportsman."
- Joseph Wood Krutch
(Related: God, Man)

"What a man knows is everywhere at war with what he wants."
- Joseph Wood Krutch
(Related: War, Man)

"Though many have tried, no one has ever yet explained away the decisive fact that science, which can do so much, cannot decide what it ought to do."
- Joseph Wood Krutch
(Related: Science, Fact)

"There is no such thing as a dangerous woman; there are only susceptible men."
- Joseph Wood Krutch
(Related: Men, Woman)

"The snow itself is lonely or, if you prefer, self-sufficient. There is no other time when the whole world seems composed of one thing and one thing only."
- Joseph Wood Krutch
(Related: Time, Lonely, Self, Snow, World)

"The most serious charge which can be brought against New England is not Puritanism but February."
- Joseph Wood Krutch
(Related: EnglFebruary)

"Security depends not so much upon how much you have, as upon how much you can do without."
- Joseph Wood Krutch
(Related: Security)

"Both the cockroach and the bird would get along very well without us, although the cockroach would miss us most."
- Joseph Wood Krutch
"Only those within whose own consciousness the sun rise and set, the leaves burgeon and wither, can be said to be aware of what living is."
- Joseph Wood Krutch
(Related: Consciousness, Living, Sun)

"Any euphemism ceases to be euphemistic after a time and the true meaning begins to show through. It's a losing game, but we keep on trying."
- Joseph Wood Krutch
(Related: Time, Losing, Meaning, Trying)

"Cats are rather delicate creatures and they are subject to a good many different ailments, but I have never heard of one who suffered from insomnia."
- Joseph Wood Krutch
(Related: Cats)

"Cats seem to go on the principle that it never does any harm to ask for what you want."
- Joseph Wood Krutch
(Related: Cats, Harm, Want)

"Few people have ever seriously wished to be exclusively rational. The good life which most desire is a life warmed by passions and touched with that ceremonial grace which is impossible without some affectionate loyalty to traditional form and ceremonies."
- Joseph Wood Krutch
(Related: Life, People, Desire, Grace, Loyalty)

"Happiness is itself a kind of gratitude."
- Joseph Wood Krutch
(Related: Happiness, Gratitude)

"If people destroy something replaceable made by mankind, they are called vandals; if they destroy something irreplaceable made by God, they are called developers."
- Joseph Wood Krutch
(Related: God, People, Mankind)

"If we do not permit the earth to produce beauty and joy, it will in the end not produce food, either."
- Joseph Wood Krutch
(Related: Beauty, Food, Earth, End, Joy, Will)

"When I worked in Los Angeles covering hard news, very often when something important would happen I'd be off in the woods covering something unimportant, which was more interesting to me."
- Charles Kuralt
(Related: News)

"I'll probably never be the best actor in Hollywood, but I hope to be the hardest working."
- Ashton Kutcher
(Related: Hope, Actor, Hollywood)

"I don't know, I just want to be happy. I could be in a hole somewhere. Or I could completely lose it and be some hippy living in the woods with my dad."
- Shia LaBeouf
(Related: Dad, Living, Want)

"I'm the most insecure guy in Hollywood. If you had it good all your life, you figure it can't ever get bad, but when you had it bad, you wonder how long a thing like this will last."
- Alan Ladd
(Related: Life, Hollywood, Will, Wonder)

"That was my one big Hollywood hit, but, in a way, it hurt my picture career. After that, I was typecast as a lion, and there just weren't many parts for lions."
- Bert Lahr
(Related: Career, Hollywood, Hurt)

"Let any pretty girl announce a divorce in Hollywood and the wolves come running. Fresh meat for the beast, and they are always hungry."
- Hedy Lamarr
(Related: Divorce, Hollywood, Pretty, Running)

"The ladder of success in Hollywood is usually a press agent, actor, director, producer, leading man; and you are a star if you sleep with each of them in that order. Crude, but true."
- Hedy Lamarr
(Related: Success, Actor, Hollywood, Leading, Man, Order, Press, Sleep)

"I know when I'm working I seldom get into trouble. My educated guess is that boredom has caused most of the problems with Hollywood celebrities."
- Hedy Lamarr
(Related: Boredom, Hollywood, Problems, Trouble)

"Obviously I am not the young man who came to Hollywood in 1946."
- Burt Lancaster
(Related: Hollywood, Man)

"I'm fascinated by how Hollywood has changed since I started. Today it's about immediate delivery. There's less risk and less art."
- Diane Lane
(Related: Art, Hollywood, Risk, Today)

"Clint Eastwood is an extraordinary director because he knows the value of a buck. He knows where it will show on the screen."
- Angela Lansbury
(Related: Value, Will)

"Cricket was my reason for living."
- Harold Larwood
(Related: Cricket, Living, Reason)

"Down the mine I dreamed of cricket; I bowled imaginery balls in the dark; I sent the stumps spinning and heard them rattling in the tunnels. No mishap was going to stop me from bowling in the real game, especially this one."
- Harold Larwood
(Related: Cricket)

"I must have made a good impression because a club official to us into his office and asked me if I would sign on for a year with a view to becoming a professional."
- Harold Larwood
(Related: Impression, Office)

"In my first season I took 76 wickets at an average of less than 5 runs."
- Harold Larwood
(Related: First)

"I went through a wood-chopping phase when I was nine or 10."
- Jennifer Lawrence
(Related: Wood)

"I had to learn how to chop wood actually - I don't think my dad would have let me go chop wood in the backyard growing up."
- Jennifer Lawrence
(Related: Dad, Growing up, Wood)

"Hollywood is fickle; your career can end pretty fast. If the acting jobs dry up, you have to have something to fall back on. In fact, that would be my advice to kids interested in acting - make sure you get an education too."
- Matthew Lawrence
(Related: Education, Acting, Advice, Career, End, Fact, Hollywood, Jobs, Kids, Pretty)

"No one ever thought Clint Eastwood was funny, but he was."
- Annie Leibovitz
(Related: Funny, Thought)

"Film-makers should remain true to their principles and never compromise, there is a real revival in the British film industry but there is a danger that we will become colonial servants of Hollywood. We need to maintain our own integrity."
- Mike Leigh
(Related: Compromise, Danger, Film, Hollywood, Integrity, Principles, Will)

"If God doesn't destroy Hollywood Boulevard, he owes Sodom and Gomorrah an apology."
- Jay Leno
(Related: God, Apology, Hollywood)

"Congratulations are in order for Woody Allen - he and Soon Yi have a brand new baby daughter. It's all part of Woody's plan to grow his own wives."
- David Letterman
(Related: Daughter, Baby, Order, Wives)

"Strip away the phony tinsel of Hollywood and you'll find the real tinsel underneath."
- Oscar Levant
(Related: Hollywood)

"Behind the phony tinsel of Hollywood lies the real tinsel."
- Oscar Levant
(Related: Hollywood, Lies)

"I'm thinking, this is Robert Redford. You know, he's won an Academy Award, he's talking to me about directing a movie he's in. So you just think that it's Hollywood stuff or whatever."
- Barry Levinson
(Related: Hollywood, Talking, Thinking)

"After all, I don't see why I am always asking for private, individual, selfish miracles when every year there are miracles like white dogwood."
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
(Related: Miracles)

"English is my second language, but in Hong Kong, they don't know that I'm from China. They think I'm from Hollywood because all the films they see are from here. China and Hong Kong are very different places, but they're starting to merge. Still the culture is very different."
- Bai Ling
(Related: Culture, English, Hollywood, Language)

"I've never been a guy who had more than a toe in Hollywood anyway, so my toe is more easily lopped off than most."
- Richard Linklater
(Related: Hollywood)

"Yes, but Hollywood is the strangest place in that they'll torpedo their own film to prove an emotional point."
- Richard Linklater
(Related: Film, Hollywood)

"Hollywood has a way of sucking the world's talent to it."
- Richard Linklater
(Related: Talent, Hollywood, World)

"If nations could only depend upon fair and impartial judgments in a world court of law, they would abandon the senseless, savage practice of war."
- Belva Lockwood
(Related: War, Court, Law, Nations, Practice, World)

"No one can claim to be called Christian who gives money for the building of warships and arsenals."
- Belva Lockwood
(Related: Money, Christian, Building)

"I know we can't abolish prejudice through laws, but we can set up guidelines for our actions by legislation."
- Belva Lockwood
(Related: Actions, Laws, Legislation, Prejudice)

"I do not believe in sex distinction in literature, law, politics, or trade - or that modesty and virtue are more becoming to women than to men, but wish we had more of it everywhere."
- Belva Lockwood
(Related: Women, Politics, Sex, Virtue, Law, Literature, Modesty, Trade)

"The glory of each generation is to make its own precedents."
- Belva Lockwood
(Related: Glory, Precedents)

"By all means, let someone else have Pearl Harbor."
- Charles A. Lockwood
"I hope no one will think of... sending me to Pearl Harbor."
- Charles A. Lockwood
(Related: Hope, Will)

"I don't watch television. I'm not a TV guy."
- Gary Lockwood
(Related: Television)

"I finally bought a gun because I said if I'm going to get it, I'm taking somebody with me."
- Gary Lockwood
"I'm a typical California boy."
- Gary Lockwood
"Star Trek wouldn't die. There were a whole lot of young people who were touched by the thought process of science fiction. If you watched a cop show, there wasn't anything that was going to stimulate your mind."
- Gary Lockwood
(Related: Science, Thought, People, Fiction, Mind)

"Intelligence and courtesy not always are combined; Often in a wooden house a golden room we find."
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(Related: Intelligence, Courtesy)

"I think what destroys Hollywood marriages is our work schedule, not so much infidelity."
- Eva Longoria
(Related: Work, Hollywood, Infidelity)

"As full lines of battle could not be handled through the thick wood, I ordered the advance of the six brigades by heavy skirmish lines, to be followed by stronger supporting lines."
- James Longstreet
(Related: Battle, Wood)

"In Hollywood, she's revered, she gets nominated for Oscars, but I've never heard anyone in the public or among my friends say, 'Oh, I love Winona Ryder.'"
- Jennifer Lopez
(Related: Love, Friends, Hollywood, Public)

"Most Americans in both red and blue states reject and resent the message being sent by Hollywood and some in the media that values are subjective, to be defined by the individual and not by God."
- Trent Lott
(Related: God, Values, Americans, Being, Hollywood, Media, states)

"Woody is the guy who made me want to be a comic. I was in heaven and couldn't stop smiling because he was my idle and 29 years after seeing Take the Money and Run, I was working for him."
- Jon Lovitz
(Related: Money, Heaven, Want, Years)

"Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books."
- John Lubbock
(Related: Books, Earth, Rivers, Sea, Sky)

"In Hollywood we acquire the finest novels in order to smell the leather bindings."
- Ernst Lubitsch
(Related: Hollywood, Order)

"He took me from not being able to write a word in terms of writing screenplays to being the king of wooden dialogue."
- George Lucas
(Related: Being, Word, Writing)

"I think that often times Hollywood panders to the cliches of small town life, specifically Southern small town life, and I think that this movie does the opposite."
- Josh Lucas
(Related: Life, Cliches, Hollywood)

"I spent an entire evening seated between Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly, being charmed from either side. It was pure Hollywood magic."
- Lorna Luft
(Related: Being, Evening, Hollywood, Magic)

"Studio 54 made Halloween in Hollywood look like a PTA meeting."
- Lorna Luft
(Related: Hollywood, Meeting)

"In the shallow parts of many Swiss lakes, where there is a depth of no more than from 5 to 15 feet of water, ancient wooden piles are observed at the bottom sometimes worn down to the surface of the mud, sometimes projecting slightly above it."
- Charles Lyell
(Related: Feet, Water)

"It will never be Hollywood, the same way people think it should be. I think it will grow and it will be healthy and it will expand into more than one production house."
- Ann Macbeth
(Related: People, Hollywood, Production, Will)

"Apart from earning an awful lot of money, why would you go to Hollywood?"
- Matthew MacFadyen
(Related: Money, Hollywood)

"Hollywood is not good when it comes to age."
- Kyle MacLachlan
(Related: Age, Hollywood)

"Genius of a kind has always been with me; an empty heart that has taken on a certain wooden quality; an excellent, strong woman's body and a pitiably starved soul."
- Mary MacLane
(Related: Quality, Genius, Soul, Heart, Body, Woman)

"I've played heavies for years and years and years. I was bald. I came to Hollywood. I did a play about junk. I was a pusher, so I played pushers for years and years and years. I did war movies and things like that."
- Gavin MacLeod
(Related: Movies, War, Hollywood, Play, Years)

"But I did an awful lot of work in Hollywood, and in New York for that matter."
- Patrick Macnee
(Related: Work, Hollywood)

"Hollywood is kind of a bad world."
- Mia Maestro
(Related: Hollywood, World)

"You find yourself in the world, without any power, immovable as a rock, stupid, so to speak, as a log of wood."
- Nicolas Malebranche
(Related: Power, Wood, World)

"I started out as a very young girl in Hollywood doing westerns portraying a mother with a couple of kids."
- Dorothy Malone
(Related: Mother, Hollywood, Kids)

"Hollywood executives believe that money is both the be-all and end-all to the moviemaking process."
- Leonard Maltin
(Related: Money, End, Hollywood)

"I think people in Hollywood are afraid of sentiment because they think audiences will reject it."
- Leonard Maltin
(Related: People, Audiences, Hollywood, Sentiment, Will)

"I teach at USC. I have a big class of 360 kids, only about a fifth of whom are film majors. I don't just show the Hollywood blockbusters. I show independent films, foreign films, documentaries."
- Leonard Maltin
(Related: Class, Film, Hollywood, Kids)

"I always thought the real violence in Hollywood isn't what's on the screen. It's what you have to do to raise the money."
- David Mamet
(Related: Money, Thought, Hollywood, Violence)

"Every citizen in every country in the world now grows up in two nations. Their own and Hollywood."
- Nick Mancuso
(Related: Country, Hollywood, Nations, Now, World)

"A few nights ago I went to a Hollywood screening of a small independent film made by Sally Kirkland, an old friend of mine who also did terrific job acting in it. There were other actors in it and they were all terrific."
- Nick Mancuso
(Related: Friend, Acting, Actors, Film, Hollywood, Job, Old)

"I know it's a film and all of that, and it's a Hollywood film, but it kind of feels like this sometimes, when you're in pain and it hurts, and you're desperate. Or you are about to cross some moral line and it's so seductive and you just do... and all that."
- Patrick Marber
(Related: Film, Hollywood, Pain)

"But I think the thing I'm proud of about the film is that there aren't many films - either independent films or mainstream Hollywood films - that are like this; it's of its own times, and it's the film Mike Nichols wanted to make."
- Patrick Marber
(Related: Film, Hollywood)

"Come live with me and be my love, And we will all the pleasures prove, That valleys, groves, hills, and fields, Woods, or steepy mountain yields."
- Christopher Marlowe
(Related: Love, Will)

"I was also a big Woody Allen fan. When I got into college I listened to Lenny Bruce but it's taken me years to put him into context historically and really get what he did."
- Marc Maron
(Related: College, Years)

"Ultimately, literature is nothing but carpentry. With both you are working with reality, a material just as hard as wood."
- Gabriel Garcia Marquez
(Related: Literature, Nothing, Reality, Wood)

"I have friends who are leading men, and they're only ever allowed to play leading men of a certain type. But as a character actor, there's a wider variety of projects available. On the big Hollywood films, all they care about is having their lead in place, so it's actually easier for someone like me to slip in. And I'm happy to do so."
- Eddie Marsan
(Related: Men, Character, Actor, Care, Friends, Hollywood, Leading, Play, Projects, Variety)

"There's a statue of Jimmy Stewart in the Hollywood Wax Museum, and the statue talks better than he does."
- Dean Martin
(Related: Hollywood)

"But what I really like are old Hollywood movies. Very often I watch AMC."
- Olivier Martinez
(Related: Movies, Hollywood, Old)

"In Hollywood, brides keep the bouquets and throw away the groom."
- Groucho Marx
(Related: Hollywood)

"If Bill jumps into something that relies on a lot of cymbals, I'll jump into something that relies on a lot of skin sounds; if he goes into metal tones, I'll go into wood, and so on. I basically play in his holes."
- Pat Mastelotto
(Related: Play, Skin, Wood)

"Hollywood is run by men who are big on vulnerability."
- Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
(Related: Men, Hollywood, Vulnerability)

"I was the center square on Hollywood Squares for about fifteen weeks."
- Jerry Mathers
(Related: Hollywood)

"What the Bleep Do We Know was not written with a deaf person in mind, but when they met me, it clicked with them to have me in it. But that happens with a lot of actors in Hollywood, not just with me."
- Marlee Matlin
(Related: Actors, Hollywood, Mind)

"Hollywood embraced me in the late '80s because there was a good project I was in and it was different. Nowadays, it's about corporate mentality, box office, youth."
- Marlee Matlin
(Related: Corporate, Hollywood, Office, Project, Youth)

"I got a good handshake. A lot of executives tell me I have the best handshake in Hollywood."
- Marlee Matlin
(Related: Hollywood)

"Hollywood is a place where the stars twinkle until they wrinkle."
- Victor Mature
(Related: Hollywood, Stars)

"In Hollywood, the women are all peaches. It makes one long for an apple occasionally."
- W. Somerset Maugham
(Related: Women, Hollywood)

"When I was in Birmingham I used to go to a place called Redwood Field. I used to get there for a two o'clock game. Where can you make this kind of money playing sports? It was just a pleasure to go out and enjoy myself and get paid for it."
- Willie Mays
(Related: Money, Sports, Pleasure)

"I live in Italy part time, and they're obsessed with what's happening in LA too. They make fun of Americans, but the world wants to know what's going on in Hollywood."
- Debi Mazar
(Related: Time, Americans, Fun, Hollywood, Italy, World)

"I don't think the Hollywood community is interested in what I can do. That's all right. I've never looked for a job in my life, and I'm not going to start now. I have plenty to keep me busy."
- Mercedes McCambridge
(Related: Life, Community, Hollywood, Job, Now, Right)

"When I married Paul, we lived in St John's Wood in London. We had nice next-door neighbours, but you don't know anyone else. Everyone lives in isolation."
- Linda McCartney
(Related: Isolation, London, Wood)

"True friendships don't fade in Hollywood, as so many myths about show business would have you insist."
- Kent McCord
(Related: Business, Hollywood, Myths)

"Meanwhile, Cynthia and I are busy fixing up a real old house that we just bought in Hollywood. With two children now, we just couldn't live in our small rented home any longer."
- Kent McCord
(Related: Home, Children, Hollywood, Now, Old)

"I'm sure those rumors are spread, but it's just ah - we're really good friend. We've been since day one in Hollywood. In class, we've been together in school. We've gotten really close, but I don't know about the more than friends stuff."
- Scotty McCreery
(Related: Friend, Class, Day, Friends, Hollywood, Rumors, School)

"What is the thing that Hollywood demands most? Sincerity. No place in the world will pay such a high price for this admirable trait."
- Hattie McDaniel
(Related: Hollywood, Sincerity, Will, World)

"We all respect sincerity in our friends and acquaintances, but Hollywood is willing to pay for it."
- Hattie McDaniel
(Related: Friends, Hollywood, Respect, Sincerity)

"My desire for the part of Mammy was not dominated by selfishness for Hollywood has been good to me and I am grateful."
- Hattie McDaniel
(Related: Desire, Hollywood, Selfishness)

"I guess my style is a cross between David Bowie and Clint Eastwood."
- Dylan McDermott
(Related: Style)

"I think the players, I put in the book for example that we should go back to wood rackets, probably they laughed at me, I'm a dinosaur, but I think that you see these great players, have even more variety and you see more strategy, there'd be more subtlety."
- John McEnroe
(Related: Strategy, Example, Variety, Wood)

"The attempt is that we want to get a couple of minutes under our belt, depending on how good the tests are and take that into Hollywood. The fallback is we're going to DVD anyways. We've got that covered."
- Todd McFarlane
(Related: Hollywood, Tests, Want)

"Seventy is wormwood, Seventy is gall But its better to be seventy, Than not alive at all."
- Phyllis McGinley
"So, no, I'm not trying to crack into Hollywood, although I'll make films there if they're good scripts."
- Ewan McGregor
(Related: Hollywood, Trying)

"To this day, I don't know what shapes a Hollywood career."
- Dorothy McGuire
(Related: Career, Day, Hollywood)

"Once you've been booked, people in Hollywood say, 'Oh he must be good.' All the while you're the same actor."
- Joel McHale
(Related: People, Actor, Hollywood)

"In Hollywood you can't even smoke in a bar anymore and yet in the movies they're always showing people smoking. I don't get it."
- Gerald McRaney
(Related: Movies, People, Hollywood, Smoking)

"The old Fleetwood Mac was much better; they did some beautiful and, to my mind, very authentic blues. Chicken Shack did pretty well in Europe, but after I left, it was over."
- Christine McVie
(Related: Europe, Mind, Old, Pretty)

"I'm rather old-fashioned about this video business. It's all relatively new. We really don't do videos, Fleetwood Mac. We've only done two."
- Christine McVie
(Related: Business, Old)

"This same habitual blindness to spiritual, substantive dimensions of every significant challenge continues to handicap Hollywood."
- Michael Medved
(Related: Blindness, Challenge, Hollywood, Spiritual)

"The standard entertainment industry reaction to Hollywood's box office slump reveals the same shallow, materialistic mindset that helped create the problem in the first place."
- Michael Medved
(Related: Entertainment, First, Hollywood, Office)

"Michael Moore became an industry hero and the most visible symbol of the Hollywood left."
- Michael Medved
(Related: Hollywood, Symbol)

"A lot of Woody Guthrie's songs were taken from other songs. He would rework the melody and lyrics, and all of a sudden it was a Woody Guthrie song."
- John Mellencamp
(Related: Song, Songs)

"Use those talents you have. You will make it. You will give joy to the world. Take this tip from nature: The woods would be a very silent place if no birds sang except those who sang best."
- Bernard Meltzer
(Related: Birds, Joy, Will, World)

"No one should be allowed to make music as if he were made of wood. One must reproduce the musical text exactly, but not play like a stone."
- Olivier Messiaen
(Related: Music, Play, Wood)

"I am not a Hollywood Jew and I won't ever be one."
- Jean-Marie Messier
(Related: Hollywood)

"Parrots, tortoises and redwoods live a longer life than men do; Men a longer life than dogs do; Dogs a longer life than love does."
- Edna St. Vincent Millay
(Related: Life, Love, Men, Dogs)

"Here in Hollywood you can actually get a marriage license printed on an Etch-A-Sketch."
- Dennis Miller
(Related: Marriage, Hollywood)

"The piano is able to communicate the subtlest universal truths by means of wood, metal and vibrating air."
- Kenneth Miller
(Related: Wood)

"For ten years Caesar ruled with an iron hand. Then with a wooden foot, and finally with a piece of string."
- Spike Milligan
(Related: Years)

"It seems the farther away we are from Hollywood, the better the ratings."
- Martin Milner
(Related: Hollywood)

"Growing up in Hollywood it seemed like every kid was the child of some star."
- Liza Minelli
(Related: Growing up, Hollywood)

"Growing up in Hollywood it seemed like every kid was the child of some star. We had no idea that other people would think we were special, because there was no other lifestyle to compare it to."
- Liza Minnelli
(Related: People, Idea, Growing up, Hollywood)

"In Hollywood now when people die they don't say, 'Did he leave a will?' but 'Did he leave a diary?'"
- Liza Minnelli
(Related: People, Hollywood, Now, Will)

"Hollywood, it has treated me so nicely, I am ready to faint! As soon as I see Hollywood, I love it."
- Carmen Miranda
(Related: Love, Hollywood)

"It was kind of scary because working with Woody Allen becomes sort of a big deal in your mind. He directs in that Woody Allen character some of the time - he has these idiosyncrasies that are really charming and funny."
- Radha Mitchell
(Related: Funny, Time, Character, Mind)

"New York in a way functions as another character within the story, as it does within most of Woody Allen's stories."
- Radha Mitchell
(Related: Character)

"Well, obviously I was excited by the idea that Woody Allen was going to direct it. But at the same time, the script itself and the character was really interesting."
- Radha Mitchell
(Related: Time, Idea, Character)

"But in this case, he had my cell phone and my phone was ringing and I had just come back from Australia on the plane and I thought it was my mum and it was Woody Allen just checking to see if I wanted to be in his movie."
- Radha Mitchell
(Related: Thought)

"I didn't even understand the whole idea of Hollywood."
- Radha Mitchell
(Related: Idea, Hollywood)

"I had a friend, and we always used to pretend to be twins. We had this fantasy about going to Hollywood together. We were about four."
- Radha Mitchell
(Related: Friend, Fantasy, Hollywood, Twins)

"I've spent several years in Hollywood, and I still think the movie heroes are in the audience."
- Wilson Mizner
(Related: Heroes, Hollywood, Years)

"Hollywood is a sewer with service from the Ritz Carlton."
- Wilson Mizner
(Related: Hollywood, Service)

"What if Woody Allen called me and said, I'm working on this movie and there's a really divine role for you. We want exactly you! It would be such a fantasy. Forget it! My idol, Woody Allen!"
- Isaac Mizrahi
(Related: Fantasy, Forget, Want)

"There are so many things I'd like to change in the industry. Everything from the reliance of style over substance to their reluctance to hire me for big budget blockbusters, but the thing I would love most would be if they understood people don't have to be Hollywood beautiful to be sexy or interesting."
- Colin Mochrie
(Related: Change, Love, People, Hollywood, Style)

"Hollywood is a place where they'll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss and fifty cents for your soul."
- Marilyn Monroe
(Related: Kiss, Soul, Hollywood)

"Hollywood does not write parts for people like me, an elderly gentleman, and when they find out you're crippled, forget about it. No, I'll never work again."
- Ricardo Montalban
(Related: Work, People, Elderly, Forget, Gentleman, Hollywood)

"It was way out in the woods in a beautiful, huge log studio. Keith Richards came in and did the vocals with Levon. Again, a big party, but we did get a good cut out of it."
- Scotty Moore
(Related: Party)

"On the last couple of movies I made - big-budget Hollywood movies - I really missed being able to create my own material."
- Rick Moranis
(Related: Movies, Being, Hollywood)

"I was offered a free villa in Hollywood, but I said no thank you, I prefer to live in Italy."
- Ennio Morricone
(Related: Hollywood, Italy)

"It's a good time to be making movies, despite the cynicism people have about Hollywood."
- Rob Morrow
(Related: Time, Movies, People, Cynicism, Hollywood)

"I consider myself a student of Hollywood."
- Rob Morrow
(Related: Hollywood)

"Stories come from other shows at other studios where only 2,000 rounds were actually used and the money for the other 3,000 went right into the studio pockets. Corners were cut and that production suffered. Knock wood, that hasn't happened to us."
- Vic Morrow
(Related: Money, Production, Right, Wood)

"Last summer a second unit production crew went to France and shot scenes for several of this season's episodes. They shot costumed actors in and around real castles and landmarks, we couldn't possibly have duplicated here in Hollywood."
- Vic Morrow
(Related: Actors, France, Hollywood, Production, Summer)

"Keep close to Nature's heart... and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean."
- John Muir
(Related: Nature, Heart, Spirit)

"I don't think Hollywood per se is supposed to be taken seriously, otherwise, dear Lord, that would be frightening."
- Brittany Murphy
(Related: Hollywood)

"I don't even take myself seriously, so how could I possibly take Hollywood seriously?"
- Brittany Murphy
(Related: Hollywood)

"The logs of wood which move down the river together Are driven apart by every wave. Such inevitable parting Should not be the cause of misery."
- Nagarjuna
(Related: Cause, Misery, Parting, Wood)

"Curb Your Enthusiasm, is not so much about Hollywood. It's more about Larry's weaknesses."
- Kevin Nealon
(Related: Enthusiasm, Hollywood)

"People ask me if I ever feel outside the Hollywood loop, and I never do, because both of us do a lot of theatre, so it's great for New York and it's also half-way between Europe and the west coast, so it's the best of both worlds."
- Liam Neeson
(Related: People, Europe, Hollywood, Theatre)

"Of course, Hollywood is still making some excellent pictures which reflect the great artistry that made Hollywood famous throughout the world, but these films are exceptions, judging from box office returns and press reviews."
- Pola Negri
(Related: Famous, Hollywood, Office, Press, World)

"Hold on to that. You have an autograph. I'm going to be famous some day."
- Haywood Nelson
(Related: Day, Famous)

"My family was my guide to my reality."
- Haywood Nelson
(Related: Family, Reality)

"I had the opportunity to do what I enjoy."
- Haywood Nelson
(Related: Opportunity)

"I stayed close to my family. My family never changed."
- Haywood Nelson
(Related: Family)

"It would be far to general a statement to try and describe the daily life of an actor in Hollywood, but I am quite certain that cappucinos have something to do with it."
- Corin Nemec
(Related: Life, Actor, Hollywood)

"I did spend a year in high school being obsessed with Fleetwood Mac."
- Joanna Newsom
(Related: Being, School)

"I learned a long time ago in Hollywood that the only person I should vote for is myself."
- Jack Nicholson
(Related: Time, Hollywood, Vote)

"My other family is Fleetwood Mac. I don't need the money, but there's an emotional need for me to go on the road again. There's a love there; we're a band of brothers."
- Stevie Nicks
(Related: Family, Love, Money, Brothers, Road)

"When you're rich and famous you are the dominant force in a relationship, even if you try hard not to be. I've talked of sacrificing everything for Fleetwood Mac, but I realize now that it is simply the only thing I've ever wanted to do."
- Stevie Nicks
(Related: Famous, Force, Now)

"I think Hollywood has a class system. The actors are like the inmates, but the truth is they're running the asylum."
- Robert De Niro
(Related: Truth, Actors, Class, Hollywood, Running)

"Most politicians - those people who live, eat and breathe politics - like to sit around and talk about politics and tell political war stories. Reagan didn't do that. His war stories were movie war stories and Hollywood war stories. He loved that."
- Lyn Nofziger
(Related: Politics, War, People, Hollywood, Politicians, Talk)

"Who I really am is the mother of six kids and Woody's wife."
- Anne Northup
(Related: Mother, Wife, Kids)

"You do not send me to Brooklyn to get a cheesecake and then I come back and you're gone."
- Brandy Norwood
"Your children can be around you all day, but if you don't spend quality time with them and you don't pay attention to them and talk to them and listen to them, it doesn't matter that they're just around you."
- Brandy Norwood
(Related: Time, Quality, Attention, Children, Day, Talk)

"There is no question that managed care is managed cost, and the idea is that you can save a lot of money and make health care costs less if you ration it."
- Charlie Norwood
(Related: Health, Money, Idea, Care, Question)

"Speaker Newt Gingrich has appointed a task force, which I'm on, and over the next couple months the task force is going to try to come up with legislation that does what we're all trying to do. I feel pretty good about the members that are on the task force."
- Charlie Norwood
(Related: Force, Legislation, Months, Pretty, Trying)

"You've had some terrific print information that gets everybody's attention in this town."
- Charlie Norwood
(Related: Attention, Information)

"When they hear from you, it counts. That's how we're going to win."
- Charlie Norwood
"What we're really trying to do is level out the health care system. It has gotten so one-sided as more and more people have been put into managed care; in fact, about 70 percent of the patients in the country."
- Charlie Norwood
(Related: Health, People, Care, Country, Fact, Trying)

"Average Americans are going to win this, not me. And not just your organization, not just the providers of health care, but the American people are going to cause this to happen. But they have to keep sending those cards and letters."
- Charlie Norwood
(Related: Health, People, American, Americans, Cards, Care, Cause, Letters)

"People have tremendous power, more than the average person understands, and certainly more than even I understood before I came to Congress. When any of my constituents writes me a letter, I promise you, we're listening."
- Charlie Norwood
(Related: Power, People, Congress, Listening, Promise)

"It's important right now to continue to have your patients contact their senators and their congresspeople to say we have a problem. We want you to help solve it, we want you to be involved."
- Charlie Norwood
(Related: Help, Now, Right, Senators, Want)

"If at the end of May we don't, we'll reform, regroup, decide how we're going to go about it, but if the task force can't come up with the bill, I'm going to push mine, and go ahead and make the changes in it that we've been working on now for a year or two and just go for it."
- Charlie Norwood
(Related: End, Force, May, Now, Reform)

"We represent people, and any good congressperson wants to know how their people at home feel about issues. I can tell you for sure in our office that is taken into account, and that is true for any congresspersons I know."
- Charlie Norwood
(Related: Home, People, Office)

"I did what I did not to make money but to help prevent the defeat of a new system which had, at great cost, given ordinary people food and fares which they could afford, a good education and a health service."
- Melita Norwood
(Related: Education, Food, Health, Money, People, Defeat, Help, Service)

"In general, I do not agree with spying against one's country."
- Melita Norwood
(Related: Country)

"In the same circumstances, I know that I would do the same thing again."
- Melita Norwood
(Related: Circumstances)

"Somebody said that my work might be an interesting source of material."
- Melita Norwood
(Related: Work)

"I always felt Jimmy was trapped in Hollywood. He felt it himself. He loved aviation so much and he wanted to be able to do more of that. He somehow just got stuck here."
- Kim Novak
(Related: Aviation, Hollywood)

"I don't feel that I was a Hollywood-created star."
- Kim Novak
(Related: Hollywood)

"I would like to see it go back to the wood racquets. To see the touch put back in tennis."
- Jana Novotna
(Related: Tennis, Wood)

"After working for years in Hollywood where the actors have taken over, it was a real relief to get down there and not only have some children, but also have some actors that had no attitude."
- Phillip Noyce
(Related: Attitude, Actors, Children, Hollywood, Years)

"Writers never get a very good deal in Hollywood."
- Richard O'Brien
(Related: Hollywood, Writers)

"My professional life in Hollywood has been filled with joy and laughter."
- Carroll O'Connor
(Related: Life, Hollywood, Joy, Laughter)

"Working with Woody Allen is like filming Howard Hughes's will. It's a very mysterious and strange event. You never get a peek at the whole will."
- Michael O'Donoghue
(Related: Will)

"After I got to Hollywood, I resented that I didn't get a crack at more dramatic roles because I photographed so beautifully."
- Maureen O'Hara
(Related: Hollywood)

"As the 1960s began, a new breed of Hollywood leading lady was emerging. She was elegant, international, and wonderfully comedic."
- Maureen O'Hara
(Related: Lady, Hollywood, Leading)

"If you got the game, you got the game. That's why Tiger Woods is out there playing golf with Greg Norman."
- Shaquille O'Neal
(Related: Golf)

"I remained Ryan's companion on the Hollywood party circuit, growing inured to sex and drugs before I was in my teens."
- Tatum O'Neal
(Related: Sex, Drugs, Hollywood, Party)

"I would rather have gotten married than have a Hollywood contract."
- Jennifer O'Neill
(Related: Hollywood)

"A lot of people got lost in Hollywood while trying to become a star. They lost themselves."
- Jennifer O'Neill
(Related: People, Hollywood, Trying)

"Judgment comes from experience and great judgment comes from bad experience."
- Bob Packwood
(Related: Experience, Judgment)

"Hollywood views regular people as children, and they think they're the smart ones who need to tell the idiots out there how to be."
- Trey Parker
(Related: People, Children, Hollywood, Idiots)

"We were soon free of the woods and bushes, and fairly upon the broad prairie."
- Francis Parkman
"Mostly I do films that mainstream Hollywood wouldn't touch."
- Jason Patric
(Related: Hollywood)

"Training Day was such a Hollywood movie; I didn't like it."
- Jason Patric
(Related: Day, Hollywood, Training)

"This summer, I'll be bringing out a mystery that involves a young lawyer and a court scene the likes of which I don't think you've ever seen. Hollywood said this is James Patterson meets John Grisham."
- James Patterson
(Related: Court, Hollywood, Mystery, Summer)

"I wanted something very dense, something that would sustain long and more pieces of wood that would be soft, sweet, for more of a mellow sound."
- Les Paul
(Related: Sound, Wood)

"Now I need to take a piece of wood and make it sound like the railroad track, but I also had to make it beautiful and lovable so that a person playing it would think of it in terms of his mistress, a bartender, his wife, a good psychiatrist - whatever."
- Les Paul
(Related: Wife, Now, Sound, Wood)

"Just think of what Woodrow Wilson stood for: he stood for world government. He wanted an early United Nations, League of Nations. But it was the conservatives, Republicans, that stood up against him."
- Ron Paul
(Related: Government, Nations, Republicans, United, World)

"Back a hundred years ago, especially around Woodrow Wilson, what happened in this country is we took freedom and we chopped it into pieces."
- Ron Paul
(Related: Country, Freedom, Years)

"Hollywood films have become a cesspool of formula and it's up to us to try to change it... I feel like a preacher! But it's really true. I feel personally responsible for the future of American cinema. Me personally."
- Alexander Payne
(Related: Change, American, Cinema, Formula, Future, Hollywood)

"Hollywood is a suction for your confidence or your faith or your togetherness. Just walking on the street you can feel it."
- Robin Wright Penn
(Related: Faith, Confidence, Hollywood, Walking)

"I am not successful, in terms of Hollywood."
- Robin Wright Penn
(Related: Successful, Hollywood)

"I identify with the Clint Eastwoods and Harrison Fords. Those are my heroes."
- Barry Pepper
(Related: Heroes)

"After all those days in the cotton fields, the dreams came true on a gold record on a piece of wood. It's in my den where I can look at it every day. I wear it out lookin' at it."
- Carl Perkins
(Related: Dreams, Day, Gold, Wood)

"After a hundred years the son of the King then reigning, who was of another family from that of the sleeping Princess, was a-hunting on that side of the country, and he asked what those towers were which he saw in the middle of a great thick wood."
- Charles Perrault
(Related: Family, Son, Country, Wood, Years)

"I've always wanted to work with Blair, and finally the timing was right. I have a tremendous amount of respect for him. I think he's a hugely underrated actor in Hollywood."
- Tyler Perry
(Related: Work, Actor, Hollywood, Respect, Right)

"Into The Woods was... a lot of running around in the woods! I can't wait to see the show again. People didn't realize it back then, but kids still come up to me-young people-and they talk about it. It really made its mark."
- Bernadette Peters
(Related: People, Kids, Running, Talk)

"Corporate Hollywood thinks I'm a geek to go back and do theater. They don't understand why I don't want to be a movie star, why I'm not pursuing Mel Gibson's roles."
- William Petersen
(Related: Corporate, Hollywood, Theater, Want)

"Tarantino's stuff in its inception was all about finding a way for him to break into Hollywood."
- Ryan Phillippe
(Related: Hollywood)

"Hollywood is a place that attracts people with massive holes in their souls."
- Julia Phillips
(Related: People, Hollywood)

"The great mystery is why robots come off so well in science-fiction films when the human characters are often so astoundingly wooden."
- John Podhoretz
(Related: Science, Mystery)

"I personally have never made a movie in Hollywood, because I don't want to get up in my own bed and then go to the movie set, and then come home at night to my real life."
- Sydney Pollack
(Related: Home, Life, Bed, Hollywood, Night, Want)

"But, I've made films in Japan, in Yugoslavia, all over Europe, all over the United States, Mexico, but not Hollywood."
- Sydney Pollack
(Related: Europe, Hollywood, states, United)

"Rural American families who depend on firewood to heat their homes will be hit just as hard as those who use oil and natural gas."
- Richard Pombo
(Related: American, Oil, Will)

"Here we grow the flax and grain; here we raise the meat they eat, and the wool to keep them warm; we cut trees to build their houses and firewood to heat their stoves."
- Ernest Poole
(Related: Houses, Trees)

"I sure lost my musical direction in Hollywood. My songs were the same conveyer belt mass production, just like most of my movies were."
- Elvis Presley
(Related: Movies, Direction, Hollywood, Production, Songs)

"Later on they send me to Hollywood. To make movies. It was all new to me. I was only 21 years old."
- Elvis Presley
(Related: Movies, Hollywood, Old, Years)

"You know, I had my mother and my father convincing me that he would be going back to Hollywood and he'd be back with the actresses and dating them and that he wasn't serious about me at all. So I had him saying one thing to me and my parents telling me something else."
- Priscilla Presley
(Related: Dating, Mother, Father, Hollywood, Parents, Saying)

"I don't want to be the Hollywood girl... I'm Southern and old-fashioned."
- Jaime Pressly
(Related: Hollywood, Old, Want)

"My mother would put me on a wooden box at the stove and tell me to call her if certain things would happen. Like if the steam turns blue, that is danger!"
- Paul Prudhomme
(Related: Mother)

"It doesn't matter that the way of life shown by Hollywood was phony. It helped you hope."
- Manuel Puig
(Related: Life, Hope, Hollywood)

"A bass should sound like a bass with the thump of the finger against the wood, like it began with stand up."
- Suzi Quatro
(Related: Sound, Wood)

"In Europe an actor is an artist. In Hollywood, if he isn't working, he's a bum."
- Anthony Quinn
(Related: Actor, Artist, Europe, Hollywood)

"God can be realized through all paths. All religions are true. The important thing is to reach the roof. You can reach it by stone stairs or by wooden stairs or by bamboo steps or by a rope. You can also climb up by a bamboo pole."
- Ramakrishna
(Related: God, Stairs)

"As much as we'd like to believe that our work is great and that we're infallible, we're not. Hollywood movies are made for the audience. These are not small European art films we're making."
- Harold Ramis
(Related: Art, Movies, Work, Hollywood)

"As far as film goes, I enjoy all Hollywood films and all Horror films like The Bride of Frankenstein, which also might be my favorite. I like 60's and 70's Italian and Spanish Horror films."
- Johnny Ramone
(Related: Favorite, Film, Hollywood, Horror)

"The process of filmmaking is very musical, you get into the rhythm and the rhythmics of how someone is, especially with Woody Allen who is very much into body language and body movement."
- Charlotte Rampling
(Related: Body, Language)

"So many people aren't ready for Hollywood - professionally or practically."
- John Ratzenberger
(Related: People, Hollywood)

"Hollywood has lost touch with their audience a long time ago."
- John Ratzenberger
(Related: Time, Hollywood)

"Well tended garden is better than a neglected wood lot."
- Dixie Lee Ray
(Related: Garden, Wood)

"A religion so cheerless, a philosophy so sorrowful, could never have succeeded with the masses of mankind if presented only as a system of metaphysics. Buddhism owed its success to its catholic spirit and its beautiful morality."
- William Winwood Reade
(Related: Religion, Success, Morality, Buddhism, Mankind, Metaphysics, Philosophy, Spirit)

"If we look into ourselves we discover propensities which declare that our intellects have arisen from a lower form; could our minds be made visible we should find them tailed."
- William Winwood Reade
"The philosophic spirit of inquiry may be traced to brute curiosity, and that to the habit of examining all things in search of food."
- William Winwood Reade
(Related: Food, Habit, Curiosity, May, Spirit)

"If you tell people your ambitions, they usually laugh at you. When I told my girlfriends when I was 12 that I was going to Hollywood, they all laughed. And here I am!"
- Helen Reddy
(Related: People, Girlfriends, Hollywood)

"You can't completely control the sport - Tiger Woods comes close. The test is against yourself and nature's own way. I find golf a particularly good metaphor for this story."
- Robert Redford
(Related: Nature, Control, Golf, Metaphor)

"We have always been a great national party, with views on all the main issues. We recognise that what matters to people most are those things that affect their daily lives: schools, hospitals, transport and law and order and we have plenty to say about them."
- John Redwood
(Related: People, Hospitals, Law, Order, Party, Schools)

"You have to be very rich to afford Labour, with 66 tax rises since they came in power."
- John Redwood
(Related: Power, Tax)

"When teachers try to teach, nurses try to nurse, small businesses try to serve their clients and the police try to arrest criminals, there is always a regulator or three breathing down their necks. Conservatives want to make people's lives easier."
- John Redwood
(Related: People, Clients, Nurses, Police, Teachers, Want)

"We need to remind our core supporters that we have not forgotten their concern with the way our democracy is being replaced by European bureaucracy in so many areas."
- John Redwood
(Related: Being, Bureaucracy, Concern, Democracy)

"Most agree, whatever their party political position, that the West can and should open its agricultural markets more fully to the products of the poorer countries of the globe. They are agricultural societies that need our markets more than our charity."
- John Redwood
(Related: Charity, Countries, Open, Party)

"At the next General Election, voters face a clear choice: deregulation and less interference in everyday life with the Conservatives, or yet more regulation and interference under Mr Blair."
- John Redwood
(Related: Life)

"We should begin to remind people they are always after your money and if you are on something around average earnings you really don't have that spare capacity to pay for all these follies that Labour keep spending their money on."
- John Redwood
(Related: Money, People)

"When I was a kid of six or seven, I used to get up on the stove woodpile for a stage and I'd put on the wildest show."
- Jerry Reed
"I used to get on a stove wood pile at 5-6 years old and I would have a piece of stove wood and kindling bark as a pick, and I was a star."
- Jerry Reed
(Related: Old, Wood, Years)

"In Hollywood, if you don't have happiness, you send out for it."
- Rex Reed
(Related: Happiness, Hollywood)

"I wonder at the idleness of tears."
- Lizette Woodworth Reese
(Related: Idleness, Tears, Wonder)

"You were there all day long, 12 hours a day. So there was none of this, 'I'm going back to my trailer, my trailer's bigger than your trailer,' that kind of Hollywood nonsense."
- John C. Reilly
(Related: Day, Hollywood, Nonsense)

"I make movies for grownups. When Hollywood starts making them again, I'll start acting in them again."
- Lee Remick
(Related: Movies, Acting, Hollywood)

"I read The Old Curiosity Shop before I began Blackwood Farm. I was amazed at the utter madness in that book."
- Anne Rice
(Related: Curiosity, Madness, Old)

"I knew that for this movie to work it had to be very hot and very real, and it wasn't going to be a case of doing it Hollywood all covered with a nice little sheet."
- Natasha Richardson
(Related: Work, Hollywood)

"Getting married and then having children just centered me and grounded my values. It was like a whole new world. It started happening in New York with a little play called Cruise Control, where I relaxed, and then I kept getting work in Hollywood till this series happened."
- Patricia Richardson
(Related: Work, Control, Values, Children, Hollywood, Play, World)

"Even Woodstock turned out to be a disaster. Everybody was stuck in the mud and people got sick."
- Johnny Rivers
(Related: People, Disaster)

"Hollywood have been in touch; they want to make a movie of my life."
- Mark Roberts
(Related: Life, Hollywood, Want)

"On a scale of the United States, the Hollywood influence on what comes out, that's not the majority views of across the country. What we read in Us Weekly or People magazine, or Entertainment Tonight, it's not what the majority of the country is thinking."
- Kid Rock
(Related: People, Country, Entertainment, Hollywood, Influence, Majority, states, Thinking, United)

"You can't take up golf on a whim and find yourself competing against Tiger Woods in the Masters six months later."
- Richard Roeper
(Related: Golf, Months, Whim)

"We were so far back in the woods, they almost had to pipe in sunlight."
- Roy Rogers
"The world changed. Hollywood changed. I think we've lost something, and we don't know how to get it back."
- Roy Rogers
(Related: Hollywood, World)

"People in Hollywood are going make pictures where ever it's the least expensive to make them."
- Wayne Rogers
(Related: People, Hollywood)

"In Hollywood you can see things at night that are fast enough to be in the Olympics in the day time."
- Will Rogers
(Related: Time, Day, Hollywood, Night)

"In Hollywood the woods are full of people that learned to write but evidently can't read. If they could read their stuff, they'd stop writing."
- Will Rogers
(Related: People, Hollywood, Writing)

"If you can believe it, Hollywood wanted to change my birthdate. I was born after Valentine's Day, so they wanted to change it to February 14. A Latin lover should be born on Valentine's Day. I said no."
- Cesar Romero
(Related: Change, Day, February, Hollywood)

"Everybody in Hollywood was in Around the World in 80 Days. If you weren't, you left town and made up an excuse."
- Cesar Romero
(Related: Hollywood, World)

"Well, you know what they say in Hollywood - the most important thing is being sincere, even if you have to fake it."
- Cesar Romero
(Related: Being, Hollywood)