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Man may have discovered fire, but women discovered how to play with it.

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Every moment is another chance.

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Movies are one of the bad habits that corrupted our century. Of their many sins, I offer as the worst their effect on the intellectual side of the nation. It is chiefly from that viewpoint I write of them -- as an eruption of trash that has lamed the American mind and retarded Americans from becoming a cultured people.

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Shakespeare, Leonardo Da Vinci, Benjamin Franklin, and Lincoln never saw a movie, heard a radio, or looked at a TV They had loneliness and knew what to do with it. They were not afraid of being lonely because they knew that was when the creative mood in them would mark.

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I've spent several years in Hollywood, and I still think the movie heroes are in the audience.

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Nobody in TV makes as much money as Robert Redford, who likes to make movies for several million dollars only on the condition that they contain some sort of social message. I cannot take very seriously a social message delivered by an actor who is paid nine million dollars to deliver it, and who charges you five dollars to see it.

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We movie stars all end up by ourselves. Who knows? Maybe we want to.

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Life is like a movie--since there aren't any commercial breaks, you have to get up and go to the bathroom in the middle of it.

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The popularity of disaster movies expresses a collective perception of a world threatened by irresistible and unforeseen forces which nevertheless are thwarted at the last moment. Their thinly veiled symbolic meaning might be translated thus: We are innocent of wrongdoing. We are attacked by unforeseeable forces come to harm us. We are, thus, innocent even of negligence. Though those forces are insuperable, chance will come to our aid and we shall emerge victorious.

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Movies are a fad. Audiences really want to see live actors on a stage.

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I want to do a musical movie. Like Evita, but with good music.

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I think every American actor wants to be a movie star. But I never wanted to do stupid movies, I wanted to do films. I vowed I would never do a commercial, nor would I do a soap opera -- both of which I did as soon as I left the [Acting] Company and was starving.

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Be your own hero, it's cheaper than a movie ticket.

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Never judge a book by its movie.

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Build it and they will come!

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