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Samuel Goldwyn Quotes

(1882-1974), American Film Producer, Founder, MGM

That's the kind of ad I like, facts, facts, facts.

Category: Advertising

A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it's written on.

Category: Agreement

I don't think anybody should write his autobiography until after he's dead.

Category: Autobiography

I read part of it all the way through.

Category: Books And Reading

Pictures are for entertainment, messages should be delivered by Western Union.

Category: Cinema

I hate a man who always says ''yes'' to me. When I say ''no'' I like a man who also says ''no.''

Category: Hollywood

A Hospital is no place to be sick.

Category: Hospitals

I had a monumental idea this morning, but I didn't like it.

Category: Ideas

That's the trouble with directors. Always biting the hand that lays the golden egg.

Category: Ingratitude

I'll take fifty percent efficiency to get one hundred percent loyalty.

Category: Loyalty

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.

Category: Luck

The harder I work the luckier I get.

Category: Luck

Why should people pay good money to go out and see bad films when they can stay home and see bad television for nothing?

Category: Movies

A wide screen just makes a bad film twice as bad.

Category: Movies

You've got to take the bitter with the sour.

Category: Pessimism