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Samuel Goldwyn
(Sam Goldwyn)
Polish-born U.S. film producer
(1882-1974)



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I read part of it all the way through.
-- Samuel Goldwyn

A hospital is no place to be sick.
-- Samuel Goldwyn

Anyone who goes to a psychiatrist ought to have his head examined.
-- Samuel Goldwyn

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

The only reason so many people showed up at his funeral was because they wanted to make sure he was dead.
-- Samuel Goldwyn

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

The most important thing in acting is honesty. Once you've learned to fake that, you're in.
-- Samuel Goldwyn

You ought to be able to take the bull between the teeth.
-- Samuel Goldwyn

That's the way with these directors, they're always biting the hand that lays the golden egg.
-- Samuel Goldwyn

What we want is a story that starts with an earthquake and works its way up to a climax.
-- Samuel Goldwyn

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

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

If I could drop dead right now, I'd be the happiest man alive.
-- Samuel Goldwyn

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

Television has raised writing to a new low.
-- Samuel Goldwyn

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

You've got to take the bitter with the sour.
-- Samuel Goldwyn

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

I'll give you a definite maybe.
-- Samuel Goldwyn

Gentlemen, include me out.
-- Samuel Goldwyn

We are dealing in facts, not realities.
-- Samuel Goldwyn


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The selection of the above quotes and the writing of the accompanying notes was performed by the author David Paul Wagner.

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