Dick Wolf Quotes

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Born: December 20, 1946, New York City, New York, USA
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: TV writer

1.
I do love television. But the business is accelerating and people are not getting the chance to fail.
- Dick Wolf

2.
I try to just communicate what I want done as clearly and simply as possible.
- Dick Wolf

3.
I was raised not to be rude, but I also try to get the best work out of people.
- Dick Wolf

4.
If you're going to vote on a television contract, there is a certain rationality to saying that the same structures that are applied to Health Plan participation should be placed on the right to vote on a strike.
- Dick Wolf

5.
It was like in Samoa when they'd put up a movie screen on the beach and show movies and the locals would run behind the sheet to see where the people went. It was pretty grim.
- Dick Wolf

6.
It's show business. No show, no business.
- Dick Wolf

7.
People recognize certain things, like 'D' means 'this dialogue stinks.' We're dealing with shows that are written here, shot in New York and posted back here. Accurate communication is a necessity.
- Dick Wolf

8.
The environment doesn't change that radically. You are still going to go home at night and NBC is going to be there, ABC and CBS will still be there.
- Dick Wolf

9.
The most positive step is to try to expand the employment base by making it, if not economically friendly, at least not economically disastrous, for studios to take on deficits.
- Dick Wolf

10.
When it went on the air, the sales department hated it. It was the highest advertising pullout show in the history of NBC. At the early focus groups, people were saying, 'Who are these people? Why should we watch them?
- Dick Wolf

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