Sidney Lumet Quotes


9 Sidney Lumet quotes:



"People make the great mistake with action heroes. They think that because generally the plots are simpler and their behavior is one-note that they can't act. But most of the time they can."
Author: Lumet Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"We're all, and I include myself in this, big snobs about action heroes, we relegate them. It's what we used to do with beautiful actresses... if you're an action hero and a star it means you cannot act -- and all of this despite the fact that we know different."
Author: Lumet Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"We're all, and I include myself in this, big snobs about action heroes, we relegate them. It's what we used to do with beautiful actresses ... if you're an action hero and a star it means you cannot act - and all of this despite the fact that we know different."
Author: Lumet Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"All great work is preparing yourself for the accident to happen."
"I thought back to the O.J. Simpson trial. I would have voted him guilty. But there was no doubt that Johnnie Cochran overwhelmed the jury."
Author: Lumet Quotes Category: Doubt Quotes
"There is a kind of crazy bravery about this guy."
Author: Lumet Quotes Category: Brave Quotes
"Galvin uses the word 'faith' several times in his summation to the jury, ... He says, 'In my faith, we are told you have only to act as if you have faith and faith will be given you.... You have only to act with justice,' and so on. He is using 'faith' absolutely synonymously with 'love.'"
Author: Lumet Quotes Category: Faith Quotes
"For any director with a little lucidity, masterpieces are films that come to you by accident."
"there is no justice without love."
Author: Lumet Quotes Category: Justice Quotes



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