German Director Quotes

180 German Director quotes:

"Asking a critic to name his favorite book is like asking a butcher to name his favorite pig."
"I feel as though I have lived many lives, experienced the heights and depths of each and like the waves of the ocean, never known rest. Throughout the years, I have looked always for the unusual, for the wonderful, for the mysteries at the heart of life."
"With no more than six levels of misquotation, any statement can be made to say whatever you wish."
"The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm."
"Foolishness is rarely a matter of lack of intelligence or even lack of information."
"I don't spend sleepless nights over getting very bad reviews."
"We like Batman - we understand him, we suffer with him. On the other hand, we want to be Superman. But they're conflicting philosophies. Let's bring them together in one movie and see how we, as an audience, wrestle with our inner demons."
Author: Petersen Quotes Category: German Director Quotes Batman Quotes
"Achilles was like a rock star of his day so it made sense to have Brad Pitt playing him."
"The more opinions you have, the less you see."
"You could name the great stars of the silent screen who were finished; the great directors gone; the great title writers who were washed up. But remember this, as long as you live: the producers didn't lose a man. They all made the switch. That's where the great talent is."
"I cannot work fast enough. I cannot cope fast enough, really. And just releasing a film is hard."
"You should look straight at a film; that's the only way to see one. Film is not the art of scholars but of illiterates."
"Hard distinctions make bad philosophy."
"A true intellectual is a man who, after reading a book and being convinced by its arguments, will shoot someone or, more likely, order someone shot."
"Compassion is contempt with a human face."
"Both politicians and journalists face situations which strain their honesty and humanity. My opinion is that politicians on the average stand up somewhat better than journalists."
"He who refuses to do arithmetic is doomed to talk nonsense."
Author: McCarthy Quotes Category: German Director Quotes Nonsense Quotes
"There is only one thing more harmful to society than an elected official forgetting the promises he made in order to get elected; that's when he doesn't forget them."
"An extreme optimist is a man who believes that humanity will probably survive even if it doesn't take his advice."
"Honor among thieves is the ancestor of all honor."

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