Talk:Billy Wilder

From Wikiquote
Jump to navigation Jump to search


  • People copy, people steal. Most of the pictures they make nowadays are loaded down with special effects. I couldn't do that. I quit smoking because I couldn't reload my Zippo.
  • [To a cameraman on one of his pictures] Shoot a few scenes out of focus. I want to win the foreign film award.
  • Hindsight is always twenty-twenty.
  • Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else's.
  • You have to have a dream so you can get up in the morning.
  • He has Van Gogh's ear for music.
  • Hollywood didn't kill Marilyn Monroe, it's the Marilyn Monroes who are killing Hollywood.
  • Marilyn was mean. Terribly mean. The meanest woman I have ever met around this town. I have never met anybody as mean as Marilyn Monroe or as utterly fabulous on the screen.
  • My English is a mixture between Arnold Schwarzenegger and Archbishop Tutu.