Quentin Tarantino Quotes

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Born: March 27, 1963, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: Director

1.
A writer should have this little voice inside of you saying, Tell the truth. Reveal a few secrets here.
- Quentin Tarantino

2.
All my movies are achingly personal.
- Quentin Tarantino

3.
I always do an all-night horror marathon on Saturdays where we start at seven and go until five in the morning.
- Quentin Tarantino

4.
I have loved movies as the number one thing in my life so long that I can't ever remember a time when I didn't.
- Quentin Tarantino

5.
I just grew up watching a lot of movies. I'm attracted to this genre and that genre, this type of story, and that type of story. As I watch movies I make some version of it in my head that isn't quite what I'm seeing - taking the things I like and mixing them with stuff I've never seen before.
- Quentin Tarantino

6.
I like it when somebody tells me a story, and I actually really feel that that's becoming like a lost art in American cinema.
- Quentin Tarantino

7.
I look at 'Death Proof' and realize I had too much time.
- Quentin Tarantino

8.
I loved history because to me, history was like watching a movie.
- Quentin Tarantino

9.
I'm a big collector of vinyl - I have a record room in my house - and I've always had a huge soundtrack album collection. So what I do, as I'm writing a movie, is go through all those songs, trying to find good songs for fights, or good pieces of music to layer into the film.
- Quentin Tarantino

10.
I'm not a Hollywood basher because enough good movies come out of the Hollywood system every year to justify its existence, without any apologies.
- Quentin Tarantino

11.
I've always thought my soundtracks do pretty good, because they're basically professional equivalents of a mix tape I'd make for you at home.
- Quentin Tarantino

12.
I've always wanted to work with Warren Beatty.
- Quentin Tarantino

13.
If you just love movies enough, you can make a good one.
- Quentin Tarantino

14.
It's very important that every movie I do makes money because I want the people that had the faith in me to get their money back.
- Quentin Tarantino

15.
Movies are my religion and God is my patron. I'm lucky enough to be in the position where I don't make movies to pay for my pool. When I make a movie, I want it to be everything to me like I would die for it.
- Quentin Tarantino

16.
Movies are not about the weekend that they're released, and in the grand scheme of things, that's probably the most unimportant time of a film's life.
- Quentin Tarantino

17.
My mom took me to see Carnal Knowledge and The Wild Bunch and all these kind of movies when I was a kid.
- Quentin Tarantino

18.
Novelists have always had complete freedom to pretty much tell their story any way they saw fit. And that's what I'm trying to do.
- Quentin Tarantino

19.
To me, movies and music go hand in hand. When I'm writing a script, one of the first things I do is find the music I'm going to play for the opening sequence.
- Quentin Tarantino

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