Nicholas Meyer - Quotes

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Schools and libraries are the twin cornerstones of a civilized society. Libraries are only good if people use them, like books only exist when someone reads them. ---->>>

A screenplay is not a finished product; a novel is. A screenplay is a blueprint for something - for a building that will most likely never be built. ---->>>

The director is a bit analogous to the conductor of a symphony orchestra. It's a collaborative adventure. ---->>>

As a writer, you have control of the words you put on the page. But once that manuscript leaves your hand, you give control to the reader. As a director, you are limited by everything: weather, budget, and egos. ---->>>

Actors will change their face, will change their hair, will change their voice, will disappear into the role. A movie star doesn't disappear. ---->>>

Art doesn't just happen by accident. It is about pulling out new tricks and trying new things. ---->>>

The first thing that put me on the map was my Sherlock Holmes novel. ---->>>

There are moments in one's life where you look back and you say, 'Well, I wish I had done this differently.' ---->>>

I was always a filmmaker before I was anything else. If I was always anything, I was a storyteller, and it never really made much of a difference to me what medium I worked in. ---->>>

An actor is someone who pretends to be somebody else. A movie star is somebody who pretends that somebody else is them. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 12-24, 1945
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Occupation: Writer

Nicholas Meyer (born December 24, 1945) is an American screenwriter, producer, author and director, most known for his best-selling novel The Seven-Per-Cent Solution, and for directing the films Time After Time, two of the Star Trek feature film series, and the 1983 television movie The Day After. For adapting a screenplay from his own novel for The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (1976), Meyer was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay (wikipedia)