Samuel Goldwyn - Quotes

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When someone does something good, applaud! You will make two people happy.

When someone does something good, applaud! You will make two people happy.

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

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

I read part of it all the way through.

I read part of it all the way through.

If I look confused it is because I am thinking. ---->>>

A bachelor's life is no life for a single man.

A bachelor's life is no life for a single man.

Any man who goes to a psychiatrist ought to have his head examined.

Any man who goes to a psychiatrist ought to have his head examined.

I'll take fifty percent efficiency to get one hundred percent loyalty. ---->>>

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

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

We want a story that starts out with an earthquake and works its way up to a climax. ---->>>

A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it's written on. ---->>>

Let's have some new cliches.

Let's have some new cliches.

The harder I work, the luckier I get.

The harder I work, the luckier I get.

A hospital is no place to be sick.

A hospital is no place to be sick.

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.

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.

I never liked you, and I always will.

I never liked you, and I always will.

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

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

I'm willing to admit that I may not always be right, but I am never wrong. ---->>>

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

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

Don't pay any attention to the critics - don't even ignore them. ---->>>

Include me out.

Include me out.

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

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

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

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

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

The reason so many people turned up at his funeral is that they wanted to make sure he was dead. ---->>>

For your information, I would like to ask a question. ---->>>

Pictures are for entertainment, messages should be delivered by Western Union. ---->>>

Color television! Bah, I won't believe it until I see it in black and white. ---->>>

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

You've got to take the bitter with the sour. ---->>>

God makes stars. I just produce them. ---->>>

I was always an independent, even when I had partners. ---->>>

It's absolutely impossible, but it has possibilities. ---->>>

It's more than magnificent - it's mediocre. ---->>>

This music won't do. There's not enough sarcasm in it. ---->>>

Every director bites the hand that lays the golden egg. ---->>>

I seriously object to seeing on the screen what belongs in the bedroom. ---->>>

Our comedies are not to be laughed at. ---->>>

Go see it and see for yourself why you shouldn't go see it.

Go see it and see for yourself why you shouldn't go see it.

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

If I could drop dead right now, I'd be the happiest man alive. ---->>>

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

I hate a man who always says 'yes' to me. When I say 'no' I like a man who also says 'no.' ---->>>

I never put on a pair of shoes until I've worn them at least five years. ---->>>

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

No agency is better than its account executives. ---->>>

Don't worry about the war. It's all over but the shooting. ---->>>

Ill give you a definite maybe. ---->>>

Please write music like Wagner, only louder.

Please write music like Wagner, only louder.

Too caustic? To hell with the costs, we'll make the picture anyway. ---->>>

If Roosevelt were alive today, he'd turn over in his grave. ---->>>

Spare no expense to save money on this one. ---->>>

We're overpaying him, but he's worth it. ---->>>

Television has raised writing to a new low. ---->>>

That's the trouble with directors. Always biting the hand that lays the golden egg. ---->>>

I can give you a definite perhaps. ---->>>

The scene is dull. Tell him to put more life into his dying. ---->>>

If people don't want to go to the picture, nobody can stop them. ---->>>

Modern dancing is old fashioned. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: August 17, 1882
Birthplace: Warsaw, Kingdom of Poland, Russian Empire
Die: 01-31, 1974
Occupation: Producer
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Samuel Goldwyn (born Szmuel Gelbfisz (Yiddish: שמואל געלבפֿיש‎); August 17, 1879 – January 31, 1974), also known as Samuel Goldfish, was a Jewish Polish American film producer. He was most well known for being the founding contributor and executive of several motion picture studios in Hollywood (wikipedia)