1FunnyQuotes.com
quotes - poems - jokes - photos
 

Billy Wilder Quotes

Found 36 quotes by Billy Wilder .
[ Page 1 of 3 ]
.

"If you're going to tell people the truth, be funny or they'll kill you." Billy Wilder
Wikipedia -- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billy_Wilder

Add Category or Author American Director    Funny    inspirational    Life   

.

"A director must be a policeman, a midwife, a psychoanalyst, a sycophant and a bastard." Billy Wilder
Wikipedia -- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billy_Wilder

Add Category or Author American Director   

.

"My Aunt Minnie would always be punctual and never hold up production, but who would pay to see my Aunt Minnie?" Billy Wilder
Wikipedia -- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billy_Wilder

Add Category or Author American Director   

.

"Hindsight is always twenty-twenty." Billy Wilder
Wikipedia -- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billy_Wilder

Add Category or Author American Director   

.

"I'd worship the ground you walked on if only you walked in a better neighborhood." Billy Wilder
Wikipedia -- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billy_Wilder

Add Category or Author American Director   

.

"I never overestimate the audience, nor do I underestimate them. I just have a very rational idea as to who we're dealing with, and that we're not making a picture for Harvard Law School, we're making a picture for middle-class people, the people that you see on the subway, or the people that you see in a restaurant. Just normal people." Billy Wilder
Wikipedia -- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billy_Wilder

Add Category or Author Audience   

.

"Marilyn was mean. Terribly mean. The meanest woman I have ever met around this town. I have never met anybody as mean as Marilyn Monroe or as utterly fabulous on the screen." Billy Wilder
Wikipedia -- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billy_Wilder

Add Category or Author Celebrity   

.

"Don't be too clever for an audience. Make it obvious. Make the subtleties obvious also." Billy Wilder
Wikipedia -- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billy_Wilder

Add Category or Author American Director    Audience   

.

"Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else's." Billy Wilder
Wikipedia -- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billy_Wilder

Add Category or Author American Director    Instinct   

.

"Shoot a few scenes out of focus. I want to win the foreign film award." Billy Wilder
Wikipedia -- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billy_Wilder

Add Category or Author American Director   

.

"he was himself, with all the quirks that a human being has." Billy Wilder
Wikipedia -- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billy_Wilder

Add Category or Author Human   

.

"An audience is never wrong. An individual member of it may be an imbecile, but a thousand imbeciles together in the dark - that is critical genius." Billy Wilder
Wikipedia -- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billy_Wilder

Add Category or Author American Director    Audience   

.

"It used to be that we in films were the lowest form of art. Now we have something to look down on. (Of Television)" Billy Wilder
Wikipedia -- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billy_Wilder

Add Category or Author Art   

.

"I would worship the ground you walk on, Audrey, if you only lived in a better neighborhood." Billy Wilder
Wikipedia -- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billy_Wilder

.

"I, you know, am all over the place -- every category of pictures I have made, good, bad or indifferent. I could not make, like Hitchcock did, one Hitchcock picture after another. . . . I wanted to do a Hitchcock picture, so I did "Witness for the Prosecution," then I was bored with it, so I moved on." Billy Wilder
Wikipedia -- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billy_Wilder




Like us on Facebook for an inspiring quote every day!
X