Hollywood Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Hollywood

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I think any girl who comes to Hollywood with sex symbol or bombshell hanging over her has a rough road.
~By Kim Basinger ~


I have this theory that people in Hollywood don't read. They read 'Vanity Fair' and then consider themselves terribly well read. I think I can basically write about anybody without getting caught.
~By Jackie Collins ~


Where is this Hollywood scene, where is it? I'd like to find it one day... If I want to go out and have a good time, I go to New York.
~By Natasha Henstridge ~


I've continued to always keep in mind having a healthy does of that in Hollywood, now that I am part of the system and obviously have to follow the way the system works - you still have to have that crazy determination.
~By Renny Harlin ~


Broke is a Hollywood term!
~By David Geffen ~


But the West did not last long enough. Its folk myths and heroes became stage properties of Hollywood before the poets had begun to get to work on them.
~By Christopher Dawson ~


Hollywood is just like high school. The popular people only like the other popular people. And the thing is, some people aren't nice - or they're nice, but only to your face, not elsewhere.
~By Amanda Seyfried ~


In Hollywood you can't even smoke in a bar anymore and yet in the movies they're always showing people smoking. I don't get it.
~By Gerald McRaney ~


I always felt Jimmy was trapped in Hollywood. He felt it himself. He loved aviation so much and he wanted to be able to do more of that. He somehow just got stuck here.
~By Kim Novak ~


I was lucky enough to occasionally break out of that racist situation that prevails in the Hollywood film production community. But it was racist then and it will always be that way. It will never be otherwise.
~By J. J. Johnson ~


Hollywood is what you make it; you have to choose company with care because you become what they are.
~By Bonnie Hunt ~


I was bargaining for time away from Hollywood, and Columbia was bargaining for money. I got what I wanted and they got what they wanted. They knew I was so anxious to do Born Yesterday that I'd have done it for a dollar. They gave me the next best thing.
~By Judy Holliday ~


Behind the phony tinsel of Hollywood lies the real tinsel.
~By Oscar Levant ~


It could be my downfall, but I don't think it is - Hollywood is run on perception, and if you stray off the path of what you want to do with your career, it's suicide.
~By Charlie Hunnam ~


There's an old saying in Hollywood: It's not the length of your film, it's how you use it.
~By Ben Stiller ~


The best thing I can think of would be to create a union between something as beautiful and powerful and wonderful as Hollywood films and a criticism of the status quo. That's my dream, to make such a German film.
~By Rainer W. Fassbinder ~


What's really exciting for me is communicating to other people and not just going somewhere to make a movie. That's Hollywood to me and it would mean nothing.
~By Alejandro Amenabar ~


But what I really like are old Hollywood movies. Very often I watch AMC.
~By Olivier Martinez ~


Hollywood has lost touch with their audience a long time ago.
~By John Ratzenberger ~


Fame is no sanctuary from the passing of youth... suicide is much easier and more acceptable in Hollywood than growing old gracefully.
~By Julie Burchill ~


I don't have to be an imitation of a white woman that Hollywood sort of hoped I'd become. I'm me, and I'm like nobody else.
~By Lena Horne ~


This summer, I'll be bringing out a mystery that involves a young lawyer and a court scene the likes of which I don't think you've ever seen. Hollywood said this is James Patterson meets John Grisham.
~By James Patterson ~


There's a real separation between actors and all the other functions of Hollywood. If you're an actor you're somehow not a member of the crew. You're somehow more special. I hate that.
~By Rider Strong ~


I got a good handshake. A lot of executives tell me I have the best handshake in Hollywood.
~By Marlee Matlin ~


We cannot escape that Hollywood is in the middle of a wave of technological change. The current angst over all the implications of new entertainment technology is nothing new.
~By Michael Eisner ~


Every citizen in every country in the world now grows up in two nations. Their own and Hollywood.
~By Nick Mancuso ~


There's not much room for eccentricity in Hollywood, and eccentricity is what's sexy in people.
~By Rachel Weisz ~


Once you've been booked, people in Hollywood say, 'Oh he must be good.' All the while you're the same actor.
~By Joel McHale ~


Where is Hollywood located? Chiefly between the ears. In that part of the American brain lately vacated by God.
~By Erica Jong ~


It's rare to be treated like a friend you haven't met in a Hollywood meeting.
~By David Ogden Stiers ~


It's a miserable life in Hollywood. You're up at five or six o'clock in the morning to be ready to start shooting at nine.
~By William Wyler ~


I still don't consider myself as going Hollywood. I did a movie because the opportunity presented itself and it was fun. When everything stops being fun, I'll go onto something else.
~By Colleen Haskell ~


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.
~By Quentin Tarantino ~


Commuting from New York to Hollywood to do this show gets more interesting every week. Before I used to think the country was just New York on one end and Los Angeles on the other, with sand and mountains in the middle.
~By Bill Cullen ~


The attempt is that we want to get a couple of minutes under our belt, depending on how good the tests are and take that into Hollywood. The fallback is we're going to DVD anyways. We've got that covered.
~By Todd McFarlane ~


I'm impressed with the people from Chicago. Hollywood is hype, New York is talk, Chicago is work.
~By Michael Douglas ~


You know, there's so much imitation and so much pandering in Hollywood.
~By Tom Selleck ~


Hollywood is the backdrop of my family, and I know that the movie business is incredibly cruel as you get older.
~By Jamie Lee Curtis ~


I was supposed to go to drama school and then go to New York and do theatre. But I grew up on all those fabulous movies and had read all the bold Hollywood books, and I thought I just had to take a look.
~By Delta Burke ~


Corporate Hollywood thinks I'm a geek to go back and do theater. They don't understand why I don't want to be a movie star, why I'm not pursuing Mel Gibson's roles.
~By William Petersen ~


This is the place to see the stars - Hollywood Bowl.
~By Mahalia Jackson ~


The question now is does Obama have any hope of raising money? I don't think he'll raise it out of the New York people, I don't think he's going to raise it out the Hollywood people, so where's the money going to come from for Barack Obama?
~By Juan Williams ~


My faith doesn't go over real well in Hollywood.
~By Jim Caviezel ~


After my years in Hollywood, I got tired of apologizing for work that really wasn't mine to begin with.
~By Sue Grafton ~


I really don't consider myself to be a conventional Hollywood star. I've never really been marketed by the big studios to do mass market box office films.
~By Laura Dern ~


Hollywood executives believe that money is both the be-all and end-all to the moviemaking process.
~By Leonard Maltin ~


It devastates me now that I have been reduced to a Hollywood statistic - another joke marriage.
~By Sophia Bush ~


I don't think I ever understood Hollywood.
~By Gloria Grahame ~


The first thing I think of when I hear the name of Lucille Ball is a Hollywood legend. I have fond memories of growing up at her house, but she was a different person off the set than she was on the set.
~By Keith Thibodeaux ~


At early previews, the theater gossips are there, wishing you ill every night. They don't grant you any slack. Agents are in from Hollywood. Your friends are there. People who are going to spread the word-of-mouth. If something doesn't work, everyone will know.
~By Peter Stone ~


I realized there was very little in Hollywood I would ever feel comfortable doing. If I kept one foot there and one foot in my Christianity, I would never grow.
~By Willie Aames ~


Richard Donner is one of the few directors in Hollywood that can make whatever movie he wants exactly the way he wants it. No one will stop him.
~By Larry Wachowski ~


It'd be like what would happen if Hollywood took over porno: 'If we keep their clothes on and they didn't have sex, we'd be able to sell it to a lot more people'.
~By Rob Zombie ~


I spoke to my agent and learned that a Hollywood scout had seen my proposal in one of the publishing houses, and had faxed it to Hollywood, where it was generating a lot of interest.
~By Laura Hillenbrand ~


But Tommy Lee Jones is just smooth. He's just the real deal. I'm captivated by him because there's so little of that in Hollywood, and he just embodies it.
~By Lara Flynn Boyle ~


What I didn't know was that if I didn't stand with my back to the wall, Hollywood people would unscrew my ass and sell it down the river.
~By Joseph Wambaugh ~


I tell you, I'm really not what you'd call into your basic kink, even though we do live in Hollywood, which is a little bit like living in a box of granola.
~By McLean Stevenson ~


One night I went over to get some dope from some Hollywood tough guy. After I left, my son Scott, who was only fifteen, went over with a baseball bat to kill him. I was laughing out of one eye and crying out of the other. I thought, Who am I kidding?
~By James Caan ~


Here in Hollywood you can actually get a marriage license printed on an Etch-A-Sketch.
~By Dennis Miller ~


If I have to produce movies, direct movies, whatever to change the way Hollywood treats older women, I'll do it. If I have to bend the rules, I will. If I have to break them, I will.
~By Naomi Watts ~


Everybody in Hollywood loves symbolic gestures.
~By Drew Carey ~


I think what Hollywood has done for so long, is make movies for themselves.
~By David Hunt ~


Hollywood is run by people who sit up in their executive office, who are not connected to Mississippi, Alabama, Chicago, South Carolina. They know nothing about that, they don't go to church, and they make their decisions about what they think is right.
~By Steve Harvey ~


Hollywood grew to be the most flourishing factory of popular mythology since the Greeks.
~By Alistair Cooke ~


Media companies, under the guise of piracy, are asking congress to give them more control over fair use. Hollywood wants to control innovation.
~By Joe Krauss ~


Hollywood and the recording industry argue that current law permits the copying of songs and movies, and sharing them on the Internet. This enables young people to grow up learning how to steal.
~By Suzanne Fields ~


In Hollywood if you're good looking, tall, have OK teeth and nice skin, the odds of being successful are great. If you're short and fat, it's a different story. But as long as you look like a leading man type, half your job is done already.
~By John Corbett ~


Hollywood is the definition of sexual discrimination.
~By Ally Sheedy ~


This is what Hollywood tends to do. It tends to disregard tradition, history and anything factual, twisting it and turning it and making it all okay regardless of what the English may think of it.
~By Christian Slater ~


Curb Your Enthusiasm, is not so much about Hollywood. It's more about Larry's weaknesses.
~By Kevin Nealon ~


I had some connections from the newspapers that I did work with up there, so there was a newspaper publisher in Hollywood, and they promised me work and so on.
~By Marc Davis ~


Are we changing the idea of what beauty is? Let's hope so. I'm not the typical Hollywood beauty. Let's hope we're looking at the insides of people a little more.
~By Anne Heche ~


Mr. Reagan spent World War II, the global conflict fought and won by his generation, making training films in Hollywood.
~By R. W. Apple, Jr. ~


The strange thing is that since I've been offered lots of films I think that maybe they think that I've sold out to Hollywood. Which is not the case if anybody's listening.
~By Brenda Blethyn ~


Working in Hollywood can be tumultuous, with incredible highs and lows and you need to be grounded.
~By Douglas Wood ~


It only worked for a little while; the morning after I agreed to go with Universal, an article came out in the Hollywood trade papers, and the secret was out.
~By Laura Hillenbrand ~


I find Hollywood really toxic.
~By Rachel Weisz ~


I began to feel that the drama of the truth that is in the moment and in the past is richer and more interesting than the drama of Hollywood movies. So I began looking at documentary films.
~By Ken Burns ~


My desire for the part of Mammy was not dominated by selfishness for Hollywood has been good to me and I am grateful.
~By Hattie McDaniel ~


After working for years in Hollywood where the actors have taken over, it was a real relief to get down there and not only have some children, but also have some actors that had no attitude.
~By Phillip Noyce ~


In Hollywood, brides keep the bouquets and throw away the groom.
~By Groucho Marx ~


New York's like a boxing match. In Hollywood, it's like a Fellini movie or something.
~By John Cusack ~


If you want to be in the automotive business, you go to Detroit, and you figure it out. If you want to be in entertainment, go to where it's at. Go to Hollywood, go to New York.
~By Nick Cannon ~


Mostly I do films that mainstream Hollywood wouldn't touch.
~By Jason Patric ~


Hollywood held this double lure for me, tremendous sums of money for work that required no more effort than a game of pinochle.
~By Ben Hecht ~


Hollywood looks to these young people now to say something to the world. I have nothing against that, I think a lot of people have things to say. But I think you need life experience.
~By Sasha Alexander ~


I think people in Hollywood are afraid of sentiment because they think audiences will reject it.
~By Leonard Maltin ~


The idea of making pictures abroad is exciting when you're in Hollywood and have never worked in foreign countries. You think you'll get to see the sights and have all the fun that goes with traveling. Actually, you spend so much time on the job that you don't do much else.
~By Jeffrey Hunter ~


It's good to experience Hollywood in short bursts, I guess. Little snippets. I don't think I can handle being here all the time, it's pretty nutty.
~By Johnny Depp ~


But I did an awful lot of work in Hollywood, and in New York for that matter.
~By Patrick Macnee ~


I'm often asked if I regret not going to Hollywood. I'm glad I didn't go, because if I had I wouldn't have my extended family, which is the fabric of my life. Only recently have I realised how special and unusual it is.
~By Francesca Annis ~


I have friends who have a CD mastering plant in Hollywood and they are very sceptical about European record labels' understanding of digital technology.
~By Gavin Bryars ~


You know, when you don't go on TV and talk about how many women you sleep with, some people in Hollywood, that are supposedly 'in the know,' start whispering that you're gay. If I were gay, I wouldn't be ashamed to admit it, but I'm not.
~By Adam Sandler ~


You can think of Hollywood as high school. TV actors are freshmen, comedy actors are maybe juniors, and dramatic actors - they're the cool seniors.
~By Owen Wilson ~


I think Hollywood has a class system. The actors are like the inmates, but the truth is they're running the asylum.
~By Robert De Niro ~


You don't want to become one of those Hollywood idiots who is just blathering about anything.
~By Bradley Whitford ~


I was invited to photograph Hollywood. They asked me what I would like to photograph. I said, Ugly men.
~By Imogen Cunningham ~


All Hollywood corrupts; and absolute Hollywood corrupts absolutely.
~By Edmund Wilson ~


We all respect sincerity in our friends and acquaintances, but Hollywood is willing to pay for it.
~By Hattie McDaniel ~


Hollywood films have become a cesspool of formula and it's up to us to try to change it... I feel like a preacher! But it's really true. I feel personally responsible for the future of American cinema. Me personally.
~By Alexander Payne ~

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