Samuel Goldwyn Quotes

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Born: August 17, 1879, Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire [now Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland]
Birth Country: Poland
Died: Los Angeles, California, USA, January 31, 1974
Occupation: Producer

1.
A wide screen just makes a bad film twice as bad.
- Samuel Goldwyn

2.
Don't worry about the war. It's all over but the shooting.
- Samuel Goldwyn

3.
From success you get a lot of things, but not that great inside thing that love brings you.
- Samuel Goldwyn

4.
Give me a couple of years, and I'll make that actress an overnight success.
- Samuel Goldwyn

5.
Give me a smart idiot over a stupid genius any day.
- Samuel Goldwyn

6.
Here I am paying big money to you writers and what for? All you do is change the words.
- Samuel Goldwyn

7.
I don't think anyone should write their autobiography until after they're dead.
- Samuel Goldwyn

8.
I don't want any yes-men around me. I want everybody to tell me the truth even if it costs them their job.
- Samuel Goldwyn

9.
I had a monumental idea this morning, but I didn't like it.
- Samuel Goldwyn

10.
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.
- Samuel Goldwyn

11.
I want everyone to tell me the truth, even if it costs him his job.
- Samuel Goldwyn

12.
No person who is enthusiastic about his work has anything to fear from life.
- Samuel Goldwyn

13.
Please write music like Wagner, only louder.
- Samuel Goldwyn

14.
Spare no expense to save money on this one.
- Samuel Goldwyn

15.
The harder I work, the luckier I get.
- Samuel Goldwyn

16.
This music won't do. There's not enough sarcasm in it.
- Samuel Goldwyn

17.
Why should people go out and pay money to see bad films when they can stay at home and see bad television for nothing?
- Samuel Goldwyn

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