Top 1200 Quotes & Sayings by Famous Producers

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It's pretty scary to know how quickly time flies.
The beauty of being a feminist is that you get to be whatever you want. And that's the point.
Everyone's frightened. It's how you deal with that fear. It's very, very powerful. And what you've got to do is get it as a tailwind instead of a headwind. And that's a little bit of a judo trick in your mind. And once you learn that, fear starts to excite you. Because you know that you are going to enter into something and try it and risk.
Follow your passion. The rest will attend to itself. If I can do it, anybody can do it. It's possible. And it's your turn. So go for it. It's never too late to become what you always wanted to be in the first place.
Success stems from the producer creating the optimal conditions for the filmmaker's own creative process. Not from steering the filmmaker through a one-size-fits-all approach.
When someone does something good, applaud! You will make two people happy. — © Samuel Goldwyn
When someone does something good, applaud! You will make two people happy.
The audience wants something that entertains them, and whether that entertainment is in the form of a physical match or in the form of a skit or video or promo, it's our job to deliver it to them, to the point where the audience becomes the biggest champion of our brand. And if we can't match that, then we're falling short.
You've got to give an audience something to root for. The minute you get into more dystopian shows, where everything's really dark, and no one has any hope, and there's no positive goal we're working toward, it's a bummer. You run out of gas with them. Because you need to know, 'What am I in this for? What am I rooting for?'
A lot of corporations now have venture arms that are investing in young entrepreneurs or building programs within so you can disrupt yourself internally instead of looking to those external factors.
I grew up as an avid reader. I would go to the library and check out 40 books a week. Some of them were smarty books; most of them were 'Sweet Valley High' and young teen romance.
I have learned that the hardest part of campaigning for tolerance and justice is encouraging people to look at their own selves, to examine their own identity and shortcomings.
Dining should be a delightful and a beautiful experience.
Portland and Oregon draw a certain kind of person to it. The city has extraordinarily talented people and sometimes it takes an outsider to see that.
It's amazing how a simple brief phone call can pick up the spirits of the most dejected hamster, the most stressed goldfish and the most neurotic cat.
Expect the unexpected from me!
I love a sneeze. — © Declan Donnelly
I love a sneeze.
We are backing good content-driven films. The company has movies like 'Bharat,' 'Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior,' 'De De Pyaar De,' and 'Bhuj: The Pride Of India.'
Every product demands a certain budget and with the kind of setup that we have brought together for 'Housefull 2,' there has to be certain expenditure involved.
I work out at Will Space four times a week. It's a private training gym. It's owned by my trainer, Will Torres. I just came from there, actually. I turned Mark Consuelos onto Will, so he goes there too. Today we boxed. It's every kind of cross-training you can do.
When you are developing something, you have to look at it individually. You can't compare and contrast it to the projects around it, because that way madness lies.
Life is about having a good time, and it was a good time. We did some things well and some things poorly, but that was always the case.
I will never apologize for selective editing to make myself look better.
There was kind of a no-nonsense parenting style that my parents had that was true of the time. Everything now... there are books, and there are websites, and there are blogs, and you're reading, and there's research. We're such an interconnected world now, and half the stuff they did was pretty terrible, but we somehow turned out fine.
Sometimes you realize that life isn't defined by the good times.
I don't compare shows. It's very simple. I don't live in the past. If there's any secret to my longevity, it's living in the future. And a little bit in the present.
The strength of a civilization is not measured by its ability to fight wars, but rather by its ability to prevent them.
I feel like there's a lot of sympathy and camaraderie among documentary filmmakers.
Rejection is a common occurrence. Learning that early and often will help you build up the tolerance and resistance to keep going and keep trying.
Leisure time is just one of the many benefits Americans are enjoying in the Trump economy.
Some people handle sweets better.
Success is always a matter of some luck and timing.
I laugh every day. There are days when my laughs are pretty hollow. Dust comes out of your mouth, and your bones make a funny sound. But I'm laughing.
Repression is the enemy of civilization - so keep dreaming, because the dreams we dream today will provide the love, the compassion, and the humanity that will narrate the stories of our lives tomorrow.
The first movie I produced was a movie that Joel Schumacher wrote and directed called 'Amateur Night at the Dixie Bar and Grill.'
I love entertaining people and this is entertainment.
My college years are a blur.
Time will tell whether I am a wing nut or a megalomaniac. The difference between a cult and faith is time.
There are heroes and then there are legends, heroes get remembered but legends never die.
I'm just smart enough to know what it is I don't know and try to learn as I go along and accept that you're going to make mistakes, and there are going to be things that are not going to be perfect.
The greatness of Mac Rebennack, alias, Dr. John, also known as John Crieux, rests on his command of the musical use of idiomatic expression. Not a technically well-endowed singer, nor a great songwriter, he leaves his mark through the discipline and control he exerts over all that he touches.
Curiosity is the process of asking questions, genuine questions, that are not leading to an ask for something in return. — © Brian Grazer
Curiosity is the process of asking questions, genuine questions, that are not leading to an ask for something in return.
Things that are truly great will be timeless.
The ambition and focus that propel you to success can also be your downfall.
I think there's a time in your life where you don't feel like you fit in. I think everyone has that when you're a teenager, especially, and especially in the society we live in.
I can take any empty space and call it a bare stage. A man walks across this empty space whilst someone else is watching him, and this is all that is needed for an act of theatre to be engaged.
I swam a little bit in high school but I wasn't a jock.
Do we have good writers, producers and actors in the U.K.? Yes we do.
Nothing replaces being in the same room, face-to-face, breathing the same air and reading and feeling each other's micro-expressions.
I love 'Arrested Development.'
The creative process is not like a situation where you get struck by a single lightning bolt. You have ongoing discoveries, and there's ongoing creative revelations. Yes, it's really helpful to be marching toward a specific destination, but, along the way, you must allow yourself room for your ideas to blossom, take root, and grow.
Future's like an older brother to me, and Thug's more like a brother my age. — © Metro Boomin
Future's like an older brother to me, and Thug's more like a brother my age.
Once you free your mind about a concept of music and harmony being correct, you can do whatever you want.
People say that the Beavis voice doesn't sound like me or some other voices. Butt-Head I think sounds like me.
You can make fun of everything.
And even, if circumstances required, a contingency plan for his contingency plan's contingency plan.
The less people know about 'Paranormal Activity,' the more they enjoy it.
I think if something's good and you believe in it, and you care about it, and you give it love and nurture it, it's going to happen.
If there's reason for hope, it lies in man's occasional binges of cooperation. To save our planet, we'll need that kind of heroic effort, in which all types of people join forces for the common good
A good restaurant is like a vacation; it transports you, and it becomes a lot more than just about the food.
I think we sublimated our Broadway desires by doing theater in Hollywood - not on stage but by doing the movies of 'Chicago' and 'Hairspray' and also musicals on TV. We did Rodgers and Hammerstein's 'Cinderella' and 'Gypsy' and 'Annie.' Even 'Smash' was like doing theater.
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