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Stanley Kubrick - Quotes

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You sit at the board and suddenly your heart leaps. Your hand trembles to pick up the piece and move it. But what chess teaches you is that you must sit there calmly and think about whether it's really a good idea and whether there are other, better ideas. ---->>>

You're an idealist, and I pity you as I would the village idiot. ---->>>

A film is - or should be - more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings. The theme, what's behind the emotion, the meaning, all that comes later.

A film is - or should be - more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings. The theme, what's behind the emotion, the meaning, all that comes later.

If it can be written, or thought, it can be filmed. ---->>>

Perhaps it sounds ridiculous, but the best thing that young filmmakers should do is to get hold of a camera and some film and make a movie of any kind at all. ---->>>

It's crazy how you can get yourself in a mess sometimes and not even be able to think about it with any sense and yet not be able to think about anything else. ---->>>

When a man cannot choose, he ceases to be a man. ---->>>

If you can talk brilliantly about a problem, it can create the consoling illusion that it has been mastered. ---->>>

I never learned anything at all in school and didn't read a book for pleasure until I was 19 years old. ---->>>

A filmmaker has almost the same freedom as a novelist has when he buys himself some paper.

A filmmaker has almost the same freedom as a novelist has when he buys himself some paper.

What do you take me for? A fourteen karat sucker? ---->>>

It's a mistake to confuse pity with love. ---->>>

The screen is a magic medium. It has such power that it can retain interest as it conveys emotions and moods that no other art form can hope to tackle. ---->>>

The great nations have always acted like gangsters, and the small nations like prostitutes.

The great nations have always acted like gangsters, and the small nations like prostitutes.

Here's to five miserable months on the wagon and the irreparable harm that it's caused me. ---->>>

There are few things more fundamentally encouraging and stimulating than seeing someone else die. ---->>>

Any time you take a chance you better be sure the rewards are worth the risk because they can put you away just as fast for a ten dollar heist as they can for a million dollar job.

Any time you take a chance you better be sure the rewards are worth the risk because they can put you away just as fast for a ten dollar heist as they can for a million dollar job.

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 07-26, 1928
Birthplace:
Die: 03-07, 1999
Occupation: Director
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Stanley Kubrick (; July 26, 1928 – March 7, 1999) was an American film director, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer, editor, and photographer. He is frequently cited as one of the greatest and most influential directors in cinematic history. His films, which are mostly adaptations of novels or short stories, cover a wide range of genres, and are noted for their realism, dark humor, unique cinematography, extensive set designs, and evocative use of music (wikipedia)