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Samuel Goldwyn – 17 Quotes

 

17 Quotes by Samuel Goldwyn

 

Here I am paying big money to you writers and what for? All you do is change the words.

– Samuel Goldwyn


No person who is enthusiastic about his work has anything to fear from life.

– Samuel Goldwyn


I don’t think anyone should write their autobiography until after they’re dead.

– Samuel Goldwyn


Why should people go out and pay money to see bad films when they can stay at home and see bad television for nothing?

– Samuel Goldwyn


Give me a smart idiot over a stupid genius any day.

– Samuel Goldwyn


Spare no expense to save money on this one.

– Samuel Goldwyn


I had a monumental idea this morning, but I didn’t like it.

– Samuel Goldwyn


A wide screen just makes a bad film twice as bad.

– Samuel Goldwyn


Give me a couple of years, and I’ll make that actress an overnight success.

– Samuel Goldwyn


Please write music like Wagner, only louder.

– Samuel Goldwyn


This music won’t do. There’s not enough sarcasm in it.

– Samuel Goldwyn


I think luck is the sense to recognize an opportunity and the ability to take advantage of it… The man who can smile at his breaks and grab his chances gets on.

– Samuel Goldwyn


From success you get a lot of things, but not that great inside thing that love brings you.

– Samuel Goldwyn


I don’t want any yes-men around me. I want everybody to tell me the truth even if it costs them their job.

– Samuel Goldwyn


I want everyone to tell me the truth, even if it costs him his job.

– Samuel Goldwyn


Don’t worry about the war. It’s all over but the shooting.

– Samuel Goldwyn


The harder I work, the luckier I get.

– Samuel Goldwyn


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