William Goldman - Quotes

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Life is pain, highness. Anyone who tells you differently is selling something. ---->>>

Being a screenwriter is not enough for a full creative life. ---->>>

Life isn't fair. It's just fairer than death, that's all. ---->>>

We are men of action, lies do not become us.

We are men of action, lies do not become us.

There is one crucial rule that must be followed in all creative meetings. Never speak first. At least at the start, your job is to shut up. ---->>>

As far as the filmmaking process is concerned, stars are essentially worthless - and absolutely essential. ---->>>

Nobody knows anything. ---->>>

The easiest thing to do on earth is not write. ---->>>

But this is life on earth, you can't have everything. ---->>>

One way an author dies a little each day is when his books go out of print. ---->>>

You can never trust what you read. ---->>>

Never argue with your wife about hostility when she's a certified Freudian. ---->>>

Yes, I am a failed playwright. I had three shows on Broadway by the time I was 30. They all flopped, and I fled. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 08-12, 1931
Occupation: Novelist

William Goldman (born August 12, 1931) is an American novelist, playwright, and screenwriter. He came to prominence in the 1950s as a novelist, before turning to writing for film. He has won two Academy Awards for his screenplays, first for the western Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) and again for All the President's Men (1976), about journalists who broke the Watergate scandal of President Richard Nixon (wikipedia)