Famous quotes by Directors

Directors"The director's task is to develop a world that the audience can believe in as well as to tell a story that will captivate them." From Alfred Hitchcock to Steven Spielberg, several of the most popular supervisors have actually shared their knowledge on the art of filmmaking. Here are some of the most motivating quotes from directors that have actually formed the movie industry.
Small: Its not that we use technology, we live technology
Godfrey Reggio
"It's not that we use technology, we live technology"
Godfrey Reggio, Director
Small: Im very proud of my gold pocket watch. My grandfather, on his deathbed, sold me this watch
Woody Allen
"I'm very proud of my gold pocket watch. My grandfather, on his deathbed, sold me this watch"
Woody Allen, Director
Small: Eighty percent of success is showing up
Woody Allen
"Eighty percent of success is showing up"
Woody Allen, Director
Small: He was so depressed, he tried to commit suicide by inhaling next to an Armenian
Woody Allen
"He was so depressed, he tried to commit suicide by inhaling next to an Armenian"
Woody Allen, Director
Small: My one regret in life is that I am not someone else
Woody Allen
"My one regret in life is that I am not someone else"
Woody Allen, Director
Small: When you look at the early-30s movies, like King Kong, the codes of acting are very similar to those of silent
"When you look at the early-'30s movies, like King Kong, the codes of acting are very similar to those of silent movies. In some of the silent movies - the good ones, the ones done by the best directors - the acting is very, very natural"
Michel Hazanavicius, Director
Small: A director makes only one movie in his life. Then he breaks it into pieces and makes it again
"A director makes only one movie in his life. Then he breaks it into pieces and makes it again"
Jean Renoir, Director
Small: In my house Im the boss, my wife is just the decision maker
Woody Allen
"In my house I'm the boss, my wife is just the decision maker"
Woody Allen, Director
Small: The food here is terrible, and the portions are too small
Woody Allen
"The food here is terrible, and the portions are too small"
Woody Allen, Director
Small: For me, the cinema is not a slice of life, but a piece of cake
Alfred Hitchcock
"For me, the cinema is not a slice of life, but a piece of cake"
Alfred Hitchcock, Director
Small: I will not eat oysters. I want my food dead. Not sick. Not wounded. Dead
Woody Allen
"I will not eat oysters. I want my food dead. Not sick. Not wounded. Dead"
Woody Allen, Director
Small: What is drama but life with the dull bits cut out
Alfred Hitchcock
"What is drama but life with the dull bits cut out"
Alfred Hitchcock, Director
Small: Im a lapsed altar boy
"I'm a lapsed altar boy"
Guillermo del Toro, Director
Small: Whenever a situation develops to its extreme, it is bound to turn around and become its opposite
"Whenever a situation develops to its extreme, it is bound to turn around and become its opposite"
Frank Capra, Director
Small: And, consequently, the art of propaganda or public information becomes one of the most powerful forms of direc
"And, consequently, the art of propaganda or public information becomes one of the most powerful forms of directive statesmanship"
John Grierson, Director
Small: I think any spiritual experience thats worthwhile is not about ego and it will humble you in some way.
"I think any spiritual experience that's worthwhile is not about ego and it will humble you in some way. And also, a Zen monk once said to me, 'If you're not laughing, then you're not getting it.'"
David O. Russell, Director
Small: Why does man kill? He kills for food. And not only food: frequently there must be a beverage
Woody Allen
"Why does man kill? He kills for food. And not only food: frequently there must be a beverage"
Woody Allen, Director
Small: Who bothers to cook TV dinners? I suck them frozen
Woody Allen
"Who bothers to cook TV dinners? I suck them frozen"
Woody Allen, Director
Small: If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name at a Swiss bank
Woody Allen
"If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name at a Swiss bank"
Woody Allen, Director
Small: Organized crime in America takes in over forty billion dollars a year and spends very little on office supplie
Woody Allen
"Organized crime in America takes in over forty billion dollars a year and spends very little on office supplies"
Woody Allen, Director
Small: Its not that Im afraid to die. I just dont want to be there when it happens
Woody Allen
"It's not that I'm afraid to die. I just don't want to be there when it happens"
Woody Allen, Director
Small: I tended to place my wife under a pedestal
Woody Allen
"I tended to place my wife under a pedestal"
Woody Allen, Director
Small: Harvard makes mistakes too, you know. Kissinger taught there
Woody Allen
"Harvard makes mistakes too, you know. Kissinger taught there"
Woody Allen, Director
Small: Dying is one of the few things that can be done as easily lying down
Woody Allen
"Dying is one of the few things that can be done as easily lying down"
Woody Allen, Director
Small: There are worse things in life than death. Have you ever spent an evening with an insurance salesman?
Woody Allen
"There are worse things in life than death. Have you ever spent an evening with an insurance salesman?"
Woody Allen, Director
Small: The talent for being happy is appreciating and liking what you have, instead of what you dont have
Woody Allen
"The talent for being happy is appreciating and liking what you have, instead of what you don't have"
Woody Allen, Director
Small: Marriage is the death of hope
Woody Allen
"Marriage is the death of hope"
Woody Allen, Director
Small: I failed to make the chess team because of my height
Woody Allen
"I failed to make the chess team because of my height"
Woody Allen, Director
Small: Technology has become as ubiquitous as the air we breathe, so we are no longer conscious of its presence
Godfrey Reggio
"Technology has become as ubiquitous as the air we breathe, so we are no longer conscious of its presence"
Godfrey Reggio, Director
Small: Blondes make the best victims. Theyre like virgin snow that shows up the bloody footprints
Alfred Hitchcock
"Blondes make the best victims. They're like virgin snow that shows up the bloody footprints"
Alfred Hitchcock, Director
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